International Human Rights Clinic

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Health Systems and TB Policy

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Dr. SK Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) (India)

Dr. KS Sachdeva, RNTCP, Government of India (India)

Sandeep Ahuja, Operation ASHA (India)

Dr. Achuthan Nair Sreenivas, WHO (India)

Developing a Rights-Based Approach to Tuberculosis: Keynote Address by Anand Gover

Organized by the International Human Rights Clinic and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi, India at the University of Chicago Center in Delhi, December 2014.

Anand Grover, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India and Director, HIV/AIDS Units, Lawyers Collective

Brian Citro on TB, Health and Human Rights and the New Sustainable Development Goals

SDGs Treatment of TB and the Right to Health is Woefully Inadequate
Brian Citro
Health and Human Rights Journal
September 8, 2015

The new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have failed to integrate the right to health into the global development agenda.

The proposed Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) appear to be an improvement, or at least a thoughtful reaction, to some persistent criticisms of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Among these criticisms was the relegation of TB to a non-enumerated “other disease” alongside mention of HIV/AIDS and malaria in MDG6.

Faculty: 
Brian Citro

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 of Law 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 has spent nearly her entire career advocating on behalf of the world’s neediest people.

Claudia Flores has spent nearly her entire career advocating on behalf of the world’s neediest people.

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
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