HUMAN RIGHTS

Gita Howard
Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Gita Howard, 3L

“Pursue your passion even when it seems difficult” has been the approach that 3L HOPE Fellow Gitanjali (Gita) Howard has taken during her journey at Miami Law. She has been...

Civil Rights in the Time of Covid artwork
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Discussing civil rights challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, “Defending and Promoting Civil Rights in a Time of Coronavirus” was the virtual half-day symposium hosted by Miami Law, in partnership with the civil rights section...

Irwin Stotzky
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Professor Irwin Stotzky (Photo by Joshua Prezant)

Professor Irwin P. Stotzky vividly recalls stepping down from a U.S. plane alongside Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide in October 1994 at...

Amanda Darlington
Wednesday, July 29, 2020

 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. '12 

Amanda Darlington, J.D. ’12, is the Director of Government Relations for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN). A licensed attorney and experienced...

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...

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...

Caitlyn Burnitis, 3L
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

The number hit Caitlyn Burnitis like a ton of bricks, bringing her close to tears. 

Human trafficking, she learned, ensnares more than 24 million victims worldwide, many of them children of all ages. 

“That’s what was most...

Claudio Grossman
Friday, February 14, 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (February 10, 2020) – International and humanitarian law expert Claudio M. Grossman will present the lecture, “The Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Pacific Ocean: The Decision of the International Court of...

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