The International Human Rights Clinic started in January 2013. The International Human Rights Clinic works with non-governmental organi- zations and individuals to design and implement human rights cases and projects.
In July, the Mental Health Advocacy Clinic successfully resolved its four-year old class action against the Illinois Department of Human Services on behalf of more than 100 residents at Elgin Mental Health Center.
Jamil Dakwar is the Director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Human Rights Program (HRP) which is dedicated to holding the U.S. government accountable to its international human rights obligations and commitments.
Students in the Federal Criminal Justice Clinic had the unique opportunity to appear in federal court during a two-day suppression hearing in United States v. Abdulilah Al Mujahid, a gun possession case.