International Human Rights Clinic

How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challengers in the Americas with Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria and Claudia Flores

Date: 
02.15.2016
Location: 
Room D
Contact info (email or phone): 

blondellm@uchicago.edu

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, will join students for a discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations. The discourse will be introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Civility, Free Speech, and the Learning Environment

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
January 26, 2016

In an honest discussion that highlighted the value of both compassionate and vigorous discourse, four members of the Law School faculty advanced a national conversation that has been widely cast as a tussle between the right to free speech on university campuses and the need to bolster efforts toward diversity and inclusion—and they began by questioning whether those goals are really at odds.

In an honest discussion that highlighted the value of both compassionate and vigorous discourse, four members of the Law School faculty advanced a national conversation that has been widely cast as a tussle between the right to free speech on university campuses and the need to bolster efforts toward diversity and inclusion—and they began by questioning whether those goals are really at odds.

Faculty: 
David A. Strauss
Faculty: 
Tom Ginsburg
Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, joined students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home,” highlighting current campaigns on police accountability, refugee rights and mass incarceration.

Participating faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Margaret Huang, "Human Rights at Home: Police Accountability, the Rights of Refugees and Mass Incarceration"

Margaret Huang, Interim Executive Director of Amnesty International USA, will join students for a discussion about Amnesty International USA’s efforts to “bring human rights home.”

Clinics in Action: International Human Rights Clinic with Claudia Flores & Brian Citro

Date: 
02.16.2016
Location: 
Room V

Clinics in Action:  International Human Rights Clinic. 

Students from the International Human Rights Clinic, along with Professor Claudia Flores and professor Brian Citro, will discuss the recent work of the IHR Clinic to promote social and economic justice globally, including in the United States.

Keystone Points: 
10
Category: 
Legal Community Citizenship

Sex, Drugs and Public Health: A Discussion with Anand Grover, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health (2008-14)

Date: 
11.11.2015
Location: 
Room I

What is the relationship between sex, drugs and public health? What role do human rights play in mediating this relationship? Do our moral intuitions align with what's best from a public health perspective? What should we expect from judges and policy makers?

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

International Human Rights Clinic -- Significant Achievements

October 20, 2015

Students in the International Human Rights Clinic were engaged in a variety of work during the 2014-2015 year. Students in the Gender Justice Project participated in a hearing at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington, D.C., on the implementation of the landmark decision in Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v.

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Access to Quality TB Diagnostics

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. Urvashi Singh, AIIMS (India)

Hannah Brennan, Public Citizen (USA)

Dr. Reuben Swamickan, USAID (India)

Dr. Kiran Pandey, University of Chicago, Department of Medicine (USA)

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Stigma, Discrimination and Vulnerable Groups

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Allan Maleche, KELIN (Kenya)

Anjali Borhade, Public Health Foundation of India (India)

Prabha Mahesh, Alert India (India)

Dr. Bollineni Keerthi, Vasavya Mahila Mandali (India)

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