Human Rights Clinic: Events

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Learn about upcoming and previous Miami Law Human Rights Clinic events

 

Upcoming Events

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Prior Events

 

Home Truth - Public Film Screening

October 11, 2018

Home Truth

The clinic hosted a free film screening at UM’s Cosford Cinema of Home Truth, a documentary film about our Miami Law Human Rights Clinic client, domestic violence survivor/activist and litigant, Jessica Lenahan (formerly Gonzales). Home Truth details Jessica’s extraordinary quest for justice that reached the U.S. Supreme Court and an international human right tribunal.

Watch the livestream of Home Truth

 

 

Former Vice President Joe Biden visits the University of Miami – It’s On Us Campaign Rally 2018

March 20, 2018

Joe Biden and Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

Biden Calls for a Change in Culture. Former Vice-President Joe Biden and Caroline Bettinger-López, Professor of Clinical Legal Education and Director of the Human Rights Clinic spoke to about the importance of speaking up against campus sexual assault.

 

 

Gender Justice Convening

February 23-25, 2011

Geneder Justice of the Americas Conference Report Cover

The clinic worked to organize the first Gender Justice of the Americas Conference in February 2011. The event focused on revitalizing and challenging the transnational dialogue regarding sexuality, violence, reproductive and human rights. This event brought together 150 advocates from 20 countries in the Americas.

Read the report

 

 

 

 

The Louis Henkin Lecture Series on Human Rights

Louis Henkin

Louis Henkin, the prominent law professor at Columbia University School of Law, was one of the founders of the academic study of human rights and inspired a whole generation of human rights lawyers, scholars, and activists, including some of Miami Law's professors. Miami Law created a lecture series by illustrious speakers in his memory. See the full list of lectures below:

 Lecture Series

SUPPORT THE COURAGE PROJECT
The Human Rights Clinic works to strengthen the law enforcement response to domestic violence and sexual assault locally in Miami, nationally, and globally through the COURAGE in Policing Project.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Human Rights Clinic
University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive, E295A
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-1678
Fax: 305-284-6093

LEADERSHIP

Caroline Bettinger-López
Caroline Bettinger-López
Professor of Clinical Legal Education & Director, Human Rights Clinic


 

Tamar Ezer
Tamar Ezer
Associate Director, Practitioner-in-Residence Human Rights Clinic and Lecturer in Law


 

Denisse Montes
R. Denisse Córdova Montes
Practitioner in Residence
Human Rights Clinic & Lecturer in Law


STAFF

Rose Dominguez
Paralegal
(305) 284-4542
rdominguez@law.miami.edu

Danny Vargas
Paralegal
(305) 284-8537
dvargas@law.miami.edu

 

SUPPORT US

If you would like to make a gift to the Human Rights Clinic please contact Anthony Stewart, Director, Development & Annual Giving at 305-284-1790 or email astewart@law.miami.edu.

 

PHOTOS

See more photos of the Human Rights Clinic in action on Flickr


Carrie Bettinger Lopez with Joe Biden
Human Rights Clinic Director (and former White House Advisor Against Women) Caroline Bettinger-Lopez with former Vice President Biden at the It's On Us Rally at the University of Miami (March 20, 2018).

clinic students
Human Rights Clinic students Maria Rodriguez, Riva Ryan, and Danielle Befeler attended the YWCA Congressional Hearing on eliminating racism and empowering women in Washington DC (April 25, 2018).

Charlotte Cassel, 3L, makes opening remarks during a thematic hearing before the IACHR.
Charlotte Cassel, 3L, makes opening remarks during a thematic hearing before the IACHR.

James Slater, 3L, delivers statement on immigration and deportations to Haiti before the UN Human Rights Committee
James Slater, 3L, delivers statement on immigration and deportations to Haiti before the UN Human Rights Committee

SUPPORT THE COURAGE PROJECT
The Human Rights Clinic works to strengthen the law enforcement response to domestic violence and sexual assault locally in Miami, nationally, and globally through the COURAGE in Policing Project.


CONTACT INFORMATION
Human Rights Clinic
University of Miami School of Law
1311 Miller Drive, E295A
Coral Gables, FL 33146
Phone: 305-284-1678
Fax: 305-284-6093

LEADERSHIP

Caroline Bettinger-López
Caroline Bettinger-López
Professor of Clinical Legal Education & Director, Human Rights Clinic


 

Tamar Ezer
Tamar Ezer
Associate Director, Practitioner-in-Residence Human Rights Clinic and Lecturer in Law


 

Denisse Montes
R. Denisse Córdova Montes
Practitioner in Residence
Human Rights Clinic & Lecturer in Law


STAFF

Rose Dominguez
Paralegal
(305) 284-4542
rdominguez@law.miami.edu

Danny Vargas
Paralegal
(305) 284-8537
dvargas@law.miami.edu

 

SUPPORT US

If you would like to make a gift to the Human Rights Clinic please contact Anthony Stewart, Director, Development & Annual Giving at 305-284-1790 or email astewart@law.miami.edu.

 

PHOTOS

See more photos of the Human Rights Clinic in action on Flickr


Carrie Bettinger Lopez with Joe Biden
Human Rights Clinic Director (and former White House Advisor Against Women) Caroline Bettinger-Lopez with former Vice President Biden at the It's On Us Rally at the University of Miami (March 20, 2018).

clinic students
Human Rights Clinic students Maria Rodriguez, Riva Ryan, and Danielle Befeler attended the YWCA Congressional Hearing on eliminating racism and empowering women in Washington DC (April 25, 2018).

Charlotte Cassel, 3L, makes opening remarks during a thematic hearing before the IACHR.
Charlotte Cassel, 3L, makes opening remarks during a thematic hearing before the IACHR.

James Slater, 3L, delivers statement on immigration and deportations to Haiti before the UN Human Rights Committee
James Slater, 3L, delivers statement on immigration and deportations to Haiti before the UN Human Rights Committee