HUMAN RIGHTS

Human Rights Clinic students
Thursday, October 31, 2019

 

Human Rights clinic students with Tamar Ezer

When the Fall semester began in mid-August, most students in the Human Rights Clinic had only a vague notion of what advocacy before the United Nations...

African court on Human Rights
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Second-year law students Roman Rodriguez-Tejera, Maia Dombey, Rachel Fleishman, and Human Rights Clinic’s Associate Director Tamar Ezer had the opportunity last spring to file a submission with the African Court of Human and Peoples...

Tamar Ezer and student at UN
Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Gabrielle Wynn, 2L, in Geneva, Switzerland

Last month, second-year law students Gabrielle Wynn and Romney Manassa and Human Rights Clinic’s Associate Director Tamar Ezer had the opportunity to...

Bryan Stevenson with Dean White and President Frenk
Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Finding ways to get closer to the poor, the neglected, the abused, and the incarcerated is one way to “position ourselves to be change engines,” Stevenson, founder and executive director of the Montgomery, Alabama-based Equal Justice Initiative,...

European brief team
Wednesday, December 5, 2018

On April 26, 2018, David Brame, then police chief of Tacoma, Washington, shot his wife in the head and then fatally shot himself in a mall parking lot. Crystal Brame died a week later. The couple had been going through a divorce, and the day...

Human Rights Clinic students at the UN
Friday, March 30, 2018

Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Maria C. Rodriguez, Danielle Befeler, and Riva Ryan spent their spring break in New York advocating for rural women by participating in the United Nations 62nd Commission on the Status of Women....

Friday, November 3, 2017

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Twenty-one law students from Professor Carrie Bettinger-López’s International Human Rights Law and Advocacy class teamed with South Florida anti-poverty organizations to produce...

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

James Slater, Center, addresses the Human Rights Committee about immigrant rights issues at a formal hearing at the Palais Wilson of the United Nations on Monday, March 10th.

Three students from Miami Law’s Human...

Monday, October 1, 2012

A Miami Law lecture hall was packed recently with students, faculty members and guests for an address, the Louis Henkin Lecture on Human Rights, by Professor Sarah H. Cleveland of Columbia Law School. The title of the lecture was "Rights at...

Monday, September 17, 2012

As part of Miami Law's Legal Corps program, alumna Caitlin Hickey has been awarded an internship with the German Institute for Human Rights in Berlin. Established in 2001, the Institute aims to promote and protect human rights by means of...

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