International Human Rights Clinic

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

Bettinger-López, "Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation"

Jessica Lenahan (Gonzales) v. United States: Reframing Domestic Violence as a Human Rights Violation

Caroline Bettinger-López is a Visiting Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, and Acting Director of the International Human Rights Clinic.

International Human Rights Clinic to Appear Before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Hear Testimony on Domestic Violence in U.S. Monday Oct. 27
Law School
October 23, 2014

Human Rights Groups Demand U.S. Govt. Implement Changes to Domestic Violence Policy in Accordance with IACHR 2011 Decision
 

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The website of our partner clinic, the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights, Clinic)

The complete schedule of the Inter-American Commission's hearings next week can be found here: http://www.oas.org/en/iachr/sessions/docs/Calendario-153-audiencias-en.pdf

Media contact: Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, (305) 281-9856