HUMAN RIGHTS

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...

Caitlyn Burnitis, 3L
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The number hit Caitlyn Burnitis like a ton of bricks, bringing her close to tears. 

Human trafficking, she learned, ensnares more than 24 million victims worldwide, many of them children of all ages. 

“That’s what was most...

Claudio Grossman
Friday, February 14, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 10, 2020) – International and humanitarian law expert Claudio M. Grossman will present the lecture, “The Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean: The Decision of the International Court of...

Human Rights Clinic students
Thursday, October 31, 2019

 


Human Rights Clinic Students with Professors Caroline Bettinger-López, Tamar Ezer and Denisse Córdova Montes


When the Fall semester began in mid-August, most students in the Human...

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,...

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