HUMAN RIGHTS

Monday, November 7, 2011

In a special gathering last week in the student lounge, Miami Law hosted its inaugural Human Rights Open House and Reception. The event not only celebrated the impressive strides Miami Law has taken to develop a wide-ranging human rights...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Students of Miami Law's Immigration and Human Rights Clinics traveled recently to Washington D.C. as part of their ongoing efforts to convince United States officials that deporting people to post-earthquake Haiti is dangerous and violates...

Thursday, August 11, 2011

After 12 years of fighting, Jessica Lenahan has received a measure of justice. In a landmark decision, an international tribunal has found the U.S. government responsible for violating the human rights of a Colorado woman and her three...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Miami Law's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics, along with Haitian leaders, faith groups, and family members, participated in a rally last Friday to protest the United States government's decision to deport Haitian detainees. Despite the...

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Human Rights and Immigration Clinics at Miami Law recently appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. to make their case against resuming U.S. deportations to Haiti. Despite the cholera outbreak and...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Eight clinic students from Miami Law traveled to three detention centers in remote areas of Louisiana to meet with Haitian nationals facing imminent removal to Haiti. Many of the immigrants are longtime South Florida residents with family...

Thursday, February 24, 2011

The first annual Gender Justice of the Americas Conference commenced today. The two-day meeting, organized by Miami Law, focuses on revitalizing and challenging the transnational dialogue regarding sexuality, violence, reproductive and human...

Friday, February 18, 2011

Miami Law, along with the Human Rights Center of the University of Diego Portales (Chile), the Center for Reproductive Rights, and the Human Rights Institute of Columbia Law School, hosted a conference titled "Gender Justice in the Americas...

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) has joined the growing number of voices urging the United States to halt the deportation of Haitians from the United States. In response to an emergency petition for precautionary...

Friday, January 28, 2011

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, in conjunction with the Sisterhood of Survivors (an organization led by domestic violence survivors), The Lodge (a shelter for victims of domestic violence, rape and sexual assault), and the Florida...

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