International Human Rights Clinic

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

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
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