Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Lowenstein Clinic and Green Advocates File Human Rights Complaint with U.N. Against Liberia

Human rights organization Green Advocates International, in collaboration with the Lowenstein Clinic, is calling on U.N. officials to investigate the detention of environmental and Indigenous human rights defenders in Liberia.

Friday, October 7, 2022

Lourdes Rivera ’90 on the Future of Reproductive Rights

Lourdes Rivera ’90 of the Center for Reproductive Rights offered the U.S. lessons from abroad for the fight for reproductive rights at the Oct. 6 Human Rights Workshop.

Friday, September 30, 2022

Nosmot Gbadamosi Considers Sino-Africa Relations and Human Rights

Foreign Policy columnist Nosmot Gbadamosi discussed the human rights implications of Africa's uneven relationship with China at the Schell Center’s recent Human Rights Workshop.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Lowenstein Clinic Urges U.N. to Call for Abolition of Life Sentences in U.S.

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic joined more than 20 organizations to sign a statement urging the United Nations to call for the abolition of life imprisonment in the United States.

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Claudia Flores, Tom Ginsburg Explore Human Rights Debates in “Entitled” Podcast

The podcast Entitled, hosted by Clinical Professor of Law and Professor Tom Ginsburg of the University of Chicago, examines some of the most complex questions surrounding human rights issues today.

Monday, August 8, 2022

U.N. Body Finds Activist’s Detention “Arbitrary” in Case Filed by Lowenstein Clinic

Responding to a petition filed by the Lowenstein Clinic in 2000, United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention published an opinion calling for the immediate release of Leonard Peltier, an Indigenous activist imprisoned by the U.S. government since 1977 for .

Monday, July 18, 2022

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Alyssa Yamamoto ’18

Alyssa Yamamoto ’18 reflects on her time so far pursuing a Robina International Human Rights Fellowship as Legal Advisor to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms while Countering Terrorism.

Monday, July 11, 2022

Lowenstein Clinic, Harvard, and NYU Clinics Call on U.S. to Address Crisis in Haiti

On June 27, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and clinics at other law schools called for the U.S. government to address escalating insecurity and gang violence in Haiti.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Benjamin Dearden ’21

Benjamin Dearden ’21 speaks about his path to a Robina Fellowship and what it’s like working at an international court.