HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Lila Peña Silva claims that she was neither born nor trained to be a human rights defender. But the Colombian wife and mother found herself suddenly thrust into that role after she became a self-described "victim of state-sponsored violence...

Monday, November 11, 2013

The University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic has submitted an amicus curiae brief in the case of Benito Tide Méndez et al., v. Dominican Republic before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights. The brief...

Monday, October 28, 2013

Charlotte Cassel, a student in the Human Rights Clinic, presenting on domestic violence (Photo: Miami Law) 

To mark the ICCPR National Day of Action (International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights) where advocates and...

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Professor Rebecca Sharpless leading a discussion (Photo: Miami Law) 

Students, lawyers, community organizers, social justice advocates, and Miami Law professors came together on August 16 and17 for the unique training...

Monday, June 24, 2013

Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Director of Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, recently traveled to Ireland to participate in a video screening and public lecture at the Huston School of Film and Digital Media with the Global Women's...

Monday, January 23, 2012

Miami Law joined forces last week with Florida International University's School of Law and the human rights clinic of the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Medellin, Colombia, to present the first Human Rights Training Week, a...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson, students in Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic, are the authors of an article in the current issue of Domestic Violence Report about the case of Jessica Lenahan, a Colorado woman whose three daughters...

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