Course Details

Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy

Students in IHR Advocacy Clinic will have the opportunity to work on cases or projects using the norms and mechanisms of international human rights law. Projects may involve, e.g., State and business accountability for human rights violations; international advocacy challenging racism and race/ethnicity discrimination in the U.S., rights of indigenous and other peoples to participate in decisions affecting their lives, lands and livelihoods; rights of migrants to seek asylum and be treated with dignity; and protection of the human rights of LGBTIQ people. Working in collaboration with local NGO partners, students will have the opportunity to conduct fact-finding, prepare complaints to UN or regional human rights mechanisms, draft reports for human rights mechanisms or amicus briefs, and develop strategies for combatting human rights abuses.

Catalog Number: LITARB 714
Practice Areas: International Law Practice AreaLegal Skills Development
Additional Course Information: Experiential Learning, IHR Elective (JDIHR & LLM-IHR)


Course History

Fall 2021
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 8     Actual: 8

Spring 2021
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 6     Actual: 6

Fall 2020
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 6     Actual: 6

Spring 2020
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 8     Actual: 8

Fall 2019
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 4     Actual: 4

Spring 2019
Title: Clinic: International Human Rights Advocacy
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 8     Actual: 8

Fall 2018
Title: Clinic: Int'l Human Rights Adv
Faculty: Arimond, Bridget (courses | profile)
Section: 1     Credits: 4.0
Capacity: 4     Actual: 4