International Human Rights Clinic

"Guantanamo Then and Now" with Baher Azmy, Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Date: 
04.05.2016
Location: 
Room F
Contact info (email or phone): 

blondellm@uchicago.edu

Human Rights Law Society, American Civil Liberties Union of Chicago Law, American Constitutional Society, Pozen Family Center for Human Rights and the International Human Rights Clinic present "Guantanamo Then and Now: A 15 Year Struggle to End Indefinite Detention" with Baher Azmy, Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Claudia Flores on Human Rights in Myanmar

Helping US Investors Understand the Rights Challenges in Myanmar
Aung Thura
Mizzima
March 19, 2016

The University of Chicago Law School International Human Rights Clinic has been doing a research project on the legal efficacy of the US reporting requirements for US investment in Myanmar.

Efforts are being made to help US companies interested in investing in Myanmar to understand the ongoing challenges in terms of human rights in the country.

Faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, "How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas"

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, joined 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 was introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Participating faculty: 
Claudia Flores

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, "How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges in the Americas"

A discussion about the IACHR’s role in promoting and protecting human rights in the Americas, highlighting recent hearings and investigations.

Emilio Álvarez Icaza Longoria, Executive Secretary of the IACHR, joined 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 was introduced and moderated by Professor Claudia Flores, Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Latino/a Law Students Association

How the Inter-American Commission Responds to Human Rights Challenges 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.”

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.

Student organization presenters: 
Black Law Students Association
Student organization presenters: 
Human Rights Law Society
Student organization presenters: 
Immigration Law Society

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

Date: 
05.10.2016
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
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