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Human Rights Clinic Submits Amicus Curiae Brief on Dominican Republic's Mass Deportations of Haitians to Inter-American Court of Human Rights (November 11, 2013)

Human Rights Clinic Hosts Forum and Presents Reports on Human Rights in the U.S. (October 28, 2013)

HRC students Averil Andrews and Jenny Khavinson co-published "From International to Domestic Approaches: Battling DV in the United States," on the Lenahan case, in the Dec/Jan 2012 edition of Domestic Violence Report and the Summer 2013 edition of Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly.

The ACLU delivers a statement on behalf of several groups at UNHRC urging US government to refrain from deporting Haitians (July 4, 2012)

Miami Law's Human Rights Clinic and Haitian Women of Miami Urge End to Haiti Deportations (June 6, 2012)

Lecture reveals human rights abuses still taking place in Haiti– from police brutality to gender based violence (February 9, 2012)

Lecture Shines Light on Death Penalty's Place in American Criminal Justice System (January 30, 2012)

Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez discusses the Miami Law Clinics' work on deportations to Haiti on Pacifica Radio (January 12, 2012)

HRC student Liam McGivern Awarded Skadden Fellowship (December 27, 2011)

U.S. Deportees to Haiti Face Horrific Conditions (November 13, 2011)

U.S. Reviews Care of Deported Haitian Who Died (September 20, 2011)

U.N. Urges Countries to Extend Permits for Haitians (June 21, 2011)

Groups Ask for UN's Help to End Haiti Deportations (June 16, 2011)

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women issues report on situation of violence against women in the United States. The report referenced information reported by the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic (June 7, 2011)

HRC students Miraisy Rodriguez, Farrah Elchahal, and Monika Siwiec publish op-ed on violence against women in The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald (March 2011)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show: Deportations of Haitians Resumes with Guests Caroline Bettinger-Lopez and Farrin Anello (see minutes 42-52) Listen

IntLawGrrls Guest Blogger Beatriz Carta Wagman on US Deportations Imperil Haitians (Apr. 30, 2011)

The Miami Herald: Halt Haitian Deportations (Apr. 18, 2011)

Island TV segment on advocacy before the Inter-American Commission to stop Haitian deportations with activist Marleine Bastien and Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Beatriz Carta Wagman and Miya Patel (Mar. 11, 2011): (see minutes 21-32; in Haitian Creole & English)

Deportations to Haiti: Still a Death Sentence By Vince Warren, Carrie Bettinger-Lopez and Sunita Patel (Apr. 8, 2011)

Miami Law Clinics Argue Against Deportations to Haiti Before Human Rights Tribunal

WLRN: Carrie Bettinger-Lopez on her recent travels to Haiti where she documented the current conditions under which current deportees to Haiti are being held

Strangers in a Strange Land, a New York Times video (March 21, 2011), documents the lives of Haitian deportees from the U.S. and features Prof. Carrie Bettinger-Lopez and the work of the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic.

Human Rights Clinic Partners With Local Community Organizations To Plan U.N. Special Rapporteur's South Florida Visit (Jan. 28, 2011)

NY Times: After Long Fight, Farmworkers in Florida Win an Increase in Pay (Jan. 18, 2011)

In an interview on National Public Radio, Director Carrie Bettinger-Lopez discusses how deporting Haitians will lead to human rights violations

Supporters Join Miami Law To Stop Deportations To Haiti One Year After The Earthquake (Jan. 12, 2011)

Miami Law Clinics File Petition To Stop Deportations of Haitians (Jan. 6, 2011)

Human Rights Clinic Partners with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers on New Fair Food CROP Project (Dec. 2010)


Caroline Bettinger-LópezCaroline Bettinger-López, former Deputy Director of the Human Rights Institute and Acting Director of the Human Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School runs the Human Rights Clinic. Read article about Bettinger-López joining Miami Law.

Watch video and presentation of Bettinger- López discussing the clinic.

Kelleen CorriganKelleen Corrigan is Practitioner-in-Residence/Lecturer and Supervising Attorney at the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic.


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