International Human Rights Clinic

IHR Clinic Leads Effort to Incorporate Human Rights into New Global Plan to Stop TB

Law School Communications
August 19, 2015

The IHR Clinic, in coordination with the Treatment Action GroupAids & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, the Lawyers Collective, the Kenya Ethical and Legal Issue Network for HIV & AIDS, and the Global Coalition of TB Activists, submitted a letter to the Stop TB Partnership last week, calling on the Partnership to more fully integrate a human rights-based approach into its Global Plan To Stop TB 2016-2020.

The IHR Clinic, in coordination with the Treatment Action GroupAids & Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, the Lawyers Collective, the K

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Claudia Flores

Assistant Clinical Professor and Director, International Human Rights Clinic

Claudia Flores is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at the University of Chicago Law School.

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open?

Global efforts to limit carbon emissions are to date insufficient to prevent dangerous and rapid warming of the climate.

Participating faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton
Participating faculty: 
David A. Weisbach

Claudia Flores Named Director of International Human Rights Clinic

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
April 30, 2015

Claudia Flores, a litigator who has served as a legal advisor for the United Nations in Zimbabwe and East Timor, has been named Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic. She will join the Law School as an assistant clinical professor in the fall.

Claudia Flores, a litigator who has served as a legal advisor for the United Nations in Zimbabwe and East Timor, has been named Director of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie
Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

International Human Rights Clinic -- Introducing Clinical Professor Claudia Flores

Date: 
05.18.2015
Location: 
Classroom D
Contact info (email or phone): 

jleslie@uchicago.edu

Claudia Flores will direct the Law School's International Human Rights Clinic starting in fall 2015, joining Acting Associate Director Brian Citro.  Come meet Professor Flores and learn about future plans for the International Human Rights Clinic under her leadership.

Lunch will be provided.

Faculty: 
Jeff Leslie

Mosque Zoning in Illinois - Kevin Vodak

Date: 
04.23.2015
Location: 
Room E
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Mosque Zoning in Illinois: How Federal Law Has Protected Muslim InstitutionsDenied Zoning Approvals from Local Governments

with Kevin Vodak

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

András L. Pap: Hate Crime in Eastern Europe: Theoretical Dilemmas and Practical Challenges

Date: 
04.14.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Prosecution of racially motivated hate crimes against the Roma in Eastern Europe—the region’s largest ethnic minority—is systematically hindered. Yet, members of the Roma community have themselves been charged with hate crimes, resulting from violent conflicts with the majority population and racist hate groups.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Scholars Take a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis Epidemic in India

Wen Huang and Nik Dhingra
University of Chicago News Office
March 26, 2015

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed a multidisciplinary public health initiative that aims to make human rights an important component in the control and prevention of tuberculosis.

Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed a multidisciplinary public health initiative that aims to make human rights an important component in the control and prevention of tuberculosis. The initiative is focused on low- and middle-income populations in India, which is home to a quarter of the world’s tuberculosis cases.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open

Date: 
05.05.2015
Location: 
Room IV
Contact info (email or phone): 

citro@uchicago.edu

Climate Engineering: Into the Great Wide Open?

Sponsored by the International Human Rights Clinic, the Abrams Environmental Law Clinic, Environmental Law Society, the Law and Technology Society, and the Human Rights Law Society.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
David A. Weisbach
Faculty: 
Mark N. Templeton