HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC

HOPE Public Interest Recognition Ceremony artwork
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The HOPE Public Interest Resource Center hosted its annual Public Interest Recognition Ceremony on April 15th, gathering virtually with students, faculty, alumni, family and friends to recognize outstanding students who excelled in...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Gabrielle Wynn
Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Gabrielle Wynn

For Gabrielle Wynn, law school had never been her goalpost.

As the daughter of a Maryland congressman and lawyer, she experienced law and admired leadership up close, having...

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