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University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic Submits Friend of Court Brief to Inter-American Court of Human Rights (October 28, 2013)

Amnesty International Press Release: Dominican Republic must retract ruling that could leave thousands stateless (October 18, 2013)

International Commission Finds United States Denied Justice to Domestic Violence Survivor (Aug. 17, 2011)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Press Release (Aug. 17, 2011)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Decision Press Release (Aug. 17, 2011)

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women issues report on situation of violence against women in the United States. The report referenced information reported by the Miami Law Human Rights Clinic (June 7, 2011)

Inter-American Commission Orders United States to Stop Deportations to Cholera-Stricken Haiti (June 2, 2011)

ICE Begins Second Round of Deportations to Haiti During Humanitarian Crisis (Apr. 15, 2011)

Press Conference: Stop Deportations to Haiti! (Apr. 14, 2011)

ICE Formalizes Policy to Deport Haitians During Humanitarian Crisis (Apr. 1, 2011)

International Human Rights Commission Summons U.S. to Stop Deportations to Haiti Following First Deportee Death (Feb. 4, 2011)

UM School of Law Hosts Conference: 'Gender Justice in the Americas: A Transnational Dialogue on Sexuality, Violence, Reproduction & Human Rights' (Feb. 2011)

Rights Groups File Emergency Human Rights Petition to Stop Imminent Deportations to Haiti: Earthquake, Cholera and Violence is Death Sentence (Jan. 6, 2011)

U.N. Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women Surveys South Florida Human Rights Issues (Jan. 2011)

OUR DIRECTOR

Caroline Bettinger-LópezCaroline Bettinger-López, former Deputy Director of the Human Rights Institute and Acting Director of the Human Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School runs the Human Rights Clinic. Read article about Bettinger-López joining Miami Law.

Watch video and presentation of Bettinger- López discussing the clinic.

Kelleen CorriganKelleen Corrigan is Practitioner-in-Residence/Lecturer and Supervising Attorney at the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic.


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    Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students with Professor Bettinger-López

    Miami Law Human Rights Clinic students Lea Dartevelle and Miya Patel discuss the plight of Haitian deportees from the U.S. with a representative of the United Nations High Commissioner on Refugees (UNHCR) at UNHCR headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Our delegation, consisting of Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez and 3L Charlotte Cassel from the University of Miami School of Law Human Rights Clinic; Ahmad Abuznaid from Dream Defenders; Meena Jagannath from Community Justice Project of Florida Legal Services; Niaz Kasravi from NAACP; and Alisa Bierria and Aleta Alston-Toure from Free Marissa Now Coalition, pose for a photo after the hearing with Sybrina Fulton, Ron Davis, and IACHR Commissioner Rose Marie Belle Antoine.

    Charlotte Cassel, 3L, makes opening remarks during a thematic hearing before the IACHR.

    James Slater, 3L, delivers statement on immigration and deportations to Haiti before the UN Human Rights Committee

    Human Rights Clinic students Daniella Peterson, James Slater, and Charlotte Cassel, together with Professor Caroline Bettinger-Lopez, Marleine Bastien from Haitian Women of Miami (FANM), and Meena Jagannath from the Community Justice Project of Florida Legal Services, stand in front of the UN Palais des Nations, Geneva.

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