HUMAN RIGHTS

indigenous women marching
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

 

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic worked alongside the global network of Indigenous women leaders, FIMI, and women’s rights advocacy organization, MADRE, on a submission to the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of All Forms...

immigration clinic law students
Thursday, April 22, 2021

Immigration Clinic law students outside of Miami Immigration Court

For ten years, Ana Reyes*, a law student and an activist with Venezuela’s political opposition, fought to defend freedom of speech...

Prof. Irwin Stotzky
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Professor Irwin Stotzky

Human rights expert and professor of law, Irwin Stotzky, recently had his book Jean v. Nelson: A Civil Rights Revolution in Immigration published by Twelve Tables...

photo of women
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the danger of women being mistreated throughout the region, according to University of Miami experts.

The body of 29-year-old Angie Noemi Gonzalez, a nurse in Puerto Rico, was found on a rural highway...

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...

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