HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC

graphic of people shaking hands
Thursday, July 1, 2021

Following up on Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic and Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights national strategy meeting on Realizing the Rights to Food, Health and Housing in the U.S. November, a recently published...

Gita Howard
Friday, June 25, 2021

Gita Howard, J.D. '21

Gita Howard, a HOPE Fellow who recently graduated from Miami Law, was awarded a prestigious Human Rights Program Fellowship with a placement at Human Rights First. Human...

amicus brief on law desk
Thursday, June 10, 2021

 

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic recently filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Blake v. City of Grants Pass, highlighting that punishing homelessness through the imposition of...

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...

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