HUMAN RIGHTS

Friday, April 27, 2012

Students from Miami Law's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics traveled recently to Washington D.C. as part of their ongoing advocacy for a halt to deportations from the United States to Haiti.

The deportations were resumed in January...

Friday, April 13, 2012

In back-to-back trips last month to Washington D.C., four student members of Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic – along with the clinic's director, Professor Caroline Bettinger-López – pressed their advocacy of issues surrounding gender...

Friday, February 24, 2012

There were a lot of impressed faces in the audience when President Obama came to UM in February.

"It was amazing seeing and hearing the president, especially during Black History Month," said second-year Miami Law student Shawn...

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...

Monday, November 7, 2011

In a special gathering last week in the student lounge, Miami Law hosted its inaugural Human Rights Open House and Reception. The event not only celebrated the impressive strides Miami Law has taken to develop a wide-ranging human rights...

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Students of Miami Law's Immigration and Human Rights Clinics traveled recently to Washington D.C. as part of their ongoing efforts to convince United States officials that deporting people to post-earthquake Haiti is dangerous and violates...

Thursday, August 11, 2011

After 12 years of fighting, Jessica Lenahan has received a measure of justice. In a landmark decision, an international tribunal has found the U.S. government responsible for violating the human rights of a Colorado woman and her three...

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Miami Law's Human Rights and Immigration Clinics, along with Haitian leaders, faith groups, and family members, participated in a rally last Friday to protest the United States government's decision to deport Haitian detainees. Despite the...

Monday, April 11, 2011

The Human Rights and Immigration Clinics at Miami Law recently appeared before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C. to make their case against resuming U.S. deportations to Haiti. Despite the cholera outbreak and...

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Eight clinic students from Miami Law traveled to three detention centers in remote areas of Louisiana to meet with Haitian nationals facing imminent removal to Haiti. Many of the immigrants are longtime South Florida residents with family...

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