HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC

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...

Hand reaching out
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

 

Miami Law’s Human Rights Clinic, with a coalition of organizations, filed an amicus brief on September 25 in the Southern District of Florida, supporting a lawsuit by the City of South Miami alongside civil and immigrants...

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...

Alexis Bay
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Alexis Bay

Recent graduate Alexis Bay, an active participant in Miami Law’s HOPE Public Interest Resource Center, was selected to receive the highly competitive Justice Catalyst Fellowship, a...

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...

Carrie Bettinger-Lopez
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Caroline Bettinger-Lopez

According to the World Health Organization, one in three women worldwide will suffer physical or sexual abuse in their lifetime, which equals about one billion women and...

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