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...

roundtable discussion
Monday, December 3, 2018

Without question, domestic violence and sexual assault (DVSA) are pervasive in the United States, and police officers are often on the front lines of responding to this epidemic. Domestic and sexual violence calls for service comprise the...

Jessica Lenahan at the film screening
Monday, October 15, 2018

Home Truth, the story of Jessica Lenahan’s pursuit of more effective domestic violence laws, was screened at UM’s Cosford Cinema.

Times Up logo
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic along with a coalition of three other South Florida-based community organizations announces grant award from the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund. 

Tamar Ezer
Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Tamar Ezer recently joined the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic as associate director, practitioner-in-residence, and lecturer in law. 


Tamar Ezer...

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....

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (December 12, 2017) – The Roddenberry Foundation announced today that Professor Caroline Bettinger-López of the University of Miami School of Law is the winner of a Roddenberry Fellowship for her COURAGE in Policing...

Friday, November 3, 2017


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...

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shot over the course of nine years, Home Truth chronicles one family’s incredible pursuit of justice, shedding light on how our society responds to domestic violence and how the trauma from domestic violence can linger through generations.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Two Human Rights Clinic students, Geoffrey Louden and Lauren Geraghty, recently traveled to Haiti to conduct field research on conditions facing Haitians who have been deported from the United States. The students traveled under the...