International Human Rights Clinic

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

Intl Human Rights Clinic Report: Stop U.S. Deportations To Haiti

Activists Say Haitian Deportations Need to Stop
Rebecca Savransky
The Miami Herald
February 19, 2015

Human rights groups held a news conference Thursday to discuss the report, Aftershocks: The Human Impact of U.S. Deportations to Post-Earthquake Haiti, which documents the experiences people with criminal records have after being deported to post-earthquake Haiti.

Human rights groups held a news conference Thursday to discuss the report, Aftershocks: The Human Impact of U.S. Deportations to Post-Earthquake Haiti, which documents the experiences people with criminal records have after being deported to post-earthquake Haiti.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Brian Citro: A Role for Human Rights in the Climate Engineering Debate?

A Role for Human Rights in the Climate Engineering Debate?
Brian Citro
Forum for Climate Engineering Assessment
February 10, 2015

As the reality of climate engineering (CE) seems to draws nearer, questions about governance, coordination and accountability loom large.

As the reality of climate engineering (CE) seems to draws nearer, questions about governance, coordination and accountability loom large. Leaving aside critical concerns about effective and responsible CE research and experimentation for a moment, I’d like to address a number of broad-ranging and interrelated questions: How do we ensure decision-making processes are inclusive and transparent?

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

Clinic Brings a Human-Rights Focus to Fight Against TB

Becky Beaupre Gillespie
Law School Communications
December 29, 2014

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

International Human Rights Clinic -- Significant Achievements

November 20, 2014

The International Human Rights Clinic started in January 2013. The Clinic works for the promotion of social and economic justice globally, including in the United States.

Clinic Students Reveal Crime Data Discrepancy

Law School Communications
November 18, 2014

Student members of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic presented original research at a national summit last month that revealed troubling discrepancies in hate crime reporting. The presentation was part of a clinic project that could eventually give the students a chance to help implement important reforms.

Student members of the Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic presented original research at a national summit last month that revealed troubling discrepancies in hate crime reporting. The presentation was part of a clinic project that could eventually give the students a chance to help implement important reforms.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro
Faculty: 
Cynthia Shawamreh