International Human Rights Clinic

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The International Human Rights Clinic, launched in 2011, gives students the opportunity to work on real cases of human rights violations that occur in several countries around the world.

The clinic is directed by Professor Cesare Romano and Veronica Aragón, Esq.

The clinic is active year-round, over three terms. Students sign up for two consecutive terms (three units per term, for a total of 6 units) and are required to have completed Introduction to International Law prior to enrolling. Clinic units also count toward the completion of the pro bono graduation requirement.

The clinic does work in the following areas:

Unlawful Police Killings and Brutality

Rights of Refugees

Freedom of Expression

Amicus Briefs 

Domestic Advocacy