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...

artwork for symposium
Thursday, September 5, 2019

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (September 5, 2019) – Throughout the globe, petty offenses, such as loitering laws, are used to exert social control. They criminalize poverty and marginalization and police gender norms. In the...

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

The 2019 season's runaway hit, "What the Constitution Means to Me," is a 15-year-old girl's journey of discovery through "a chronicle of the legal subjugation of women by men," according to The New York Times.


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...

Maia Domby in Geneva
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Maia Dombey in Geneva, Switzerland


Indigenous women in Canada experience three times more violence than other woman and are seven times more likely to be murdered, according to a 2015...

Forensic Scientist Peter Diaczuk, Attorney Betty Wytias, Professor and Director of the Human Rights Clinic Caroline Bettinger-López, and 2L Human Rights Clinic interns Ryan Rizzo and Roman Rodriguez-Tejera stand in front of the Douglas County Justice Cent
Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Ryan Rizzo and Roman Rodriguez-Tejera, second-year students from the Human Rights Clinic, traveled to Colorado over Fall break with Professor Carrie Bettinger-Lopez, and forensic science expert Peter Diaczuk, to get to the bottom of a...

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...

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...

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.

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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.