HUMAN RIGHTS

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...

Hand reaching out
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in the Southern District of Florida, supporting a lawsuit by the City of South Miami alongside civil and immigrants...

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...

Amanda Darlington
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. '12 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. ’12, is the Director of Government Relations for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). A licensed attorney and experienced...

David Stuzin
Wednesday, July 8, 2020

David Stuzin, 3L

After bringing home a master's degree in publishing from New York University and putting in time at Conde Nast, Scholastic, and Mashable, as well as building a brand for a wine...

feeding the homeless
Wednesday, June 24, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has brought to light the stark inequities that leave tens of millions in persistent hunger and poverty in the United State and almost a billion worldwide. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, weekly jobless...

group of indigenous women
Friday, April 24, 2020

“[L]as mujeres si podemos apoyar y podemos opinar, pero tenemos otras restricciones, no podemos demandar, ser autoridad o ponernos al frente en este tipo que cuestiones. No nos dejan ser el frente.” [Women can...

United Nations Building in NYC
Thursday, April 23, 2020

United Nations Building in NYC

As COVID-19 wreaks havoc globally, its threat is compounded for incarcerated populations. Overcrowded prisons and jails make “social distancing” of at least six feet...

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