CLINICS

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...

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Miami Law's International Law Lecture Series will feature Jessica Lenahan (formerly Gonzales) and Miami Law Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Director of the Human Rights Clinic, who will discuss "Domestic Violence as a Human Rights...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Third year law students and Fellows in Miami Law's Community Lawyering Clinic, Tony Guo and Komal Vaidya, spoke at a recent conference at Harvard Law School. The Harvard Legal Aid Bureau organized the two-day conference titled "Community...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Supporters are quickly joining Miami Law clinics and fellow rights groups to stop the deportations of Haitians one year after the earthquake. The petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, which was filed on January 6, claims...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Miami Law's Children and Youth Law Clinic filed an amicus brief recently in the Florida Supreme Court to end the routine exclusion of children from court.

The 30-page brief was filed in partnership with Florida's Children first, a...

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Florida Bar Foundation has awarded Miami Law a $22,500 grant to support the Children and Youth Law Clinic and the Health and Elder Law Clinic. These two clinics provide in-house and live client legal services to the community.

"We...

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