HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled under the...

Friday, February 27, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled under the...

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Miami Law's Immigration and Human Rights Clinics, in collaboration with the University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic, have recently published a report that documents the stories of the men and women who have...

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Mitun Mitra, at far right, with his parents and sister. (Photo: Provided to Miami Law)

Miami Law student Mitun Mitra was born in Bangladesh and even though he immigrated to the United States at a young age, he still remembers...

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Third year law student Charlotte Cassel provides a first-person account on her experiences before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Cassel, a Miami Scholar, is a student attorney in Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic....

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Human Rights Clinic students Charlotte Cassel and James Slater along with Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez at the entrance to the United Nations Palais des Naciones in Geneva.

Last month, Miami Law Human Rights...

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Lila Peña Silva claims that she was neither born nor trained to be a human rights defender. But the Colombian wife and mother found herself suddenly thrust into that role after she became a self-described "victim of state-sponsored violence...

Monday, November 11, 2013

The University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the case of Benito Tide Méndez et al., v. Dominican Republic before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The brief...

Monday, October 28, 2013

Charlotte Cassel, a student in the Human Rights Clinic, presenting on domestic violence (Photo: Miami Law) 

To mark the ICCPR National Day of Action (International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights) where advocates and...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Professor Rebecca Sharpless leading a discussion (Photo: Miami Law) 

Students, lawyers, community organizers, social justice advocates, and Miami Law professors came together on August 16 and17 for the unique training...

Pages