HUMAN RIGHTS

Gabriela Valentín-Díaz
Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Gabriela Valentín Díaz

Third-year law student and Human Rights Clinic fellow, Gabriela Valentín Díaz, was recently selected to receive a prestigious Bertha Justice Fellowship, which helps train the...

Henkin Lecture artwork
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Juan E. Méndez

In the recent lecture, "Human Rights and Democracy in a New Era," at the Ninth Annual Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, a former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel,...

Henkin Lecture artwork
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (January 25, 2021) – The former UN Special Rapporteur on Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment, Juan E. Méndez, will present the lecture, "Human Rights and Democracy in a New Era...

African Court building
Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Just as 2020 came to a close, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights issued a groundbreaking decision, taking a bold stand against the criminalization of poverty and marginalization, an area of focus for Miami Law’s Human...

Jamila Flomo and Amanda Suarez  (both 2Ls last year) –who worked on the amicus brief
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

 

3L students Jamila Flomo and Amanda Suarez who both worked on the amicus brief

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in...

Prof. Marcia Weldon
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Professor Marcia Weldon

On Tuesday, September 29, 2020, the Human Rights Society held its first event, “Human Rights & Tech Companies: Rights & Responsibilities in the Digital Age.” The...

woman with mask and black eye
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Since March, much of the country has, at the direction of local, state, and federal governments, stayed at home to avoid exposure to COVID-19. Yet for gender-based violence (GBV) survivors, home is often a dangerous place. According...

Gita Howard
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Gita Howard, 3L

“Pursue your passion even when it seems difficult” has been the approach that 3L HOPE Fellow Gitanjali (Gita) Howard has taken during her journey at Miami Law. She has been...

Civil Rights in the Time of Covid artwork
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Discussing civil rights challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, “Defending and Promoting Civil Rights in a Time of Coronavirus” was the virtual half-day symposium hosted by Miami Law, in partnership with the civil rights section...

Irwin Stotzky
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Professor Irwin Stotzky (Photo by Joshua Prezant)

Professor Irwin P. Stotzky vividly recalls stepping down from a U.S. plane alongside Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in October 1994 at...

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