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Thursday, July 9, 2015


YLS Clinical Students Represent Immigrants Detained in Texas

Clinical students have continued to represent women and children who are seeking asylum while incarcerated in the nation’s largest immigration detention facility. 

Thursday, June 4, 2015


Visiting Clinical Lecturer Rebecca Heller ’10 Receives Charles Bronfman Prize

The Charles Bronfman Prize named Visiting Clinical Lecturer Rebecca M. Heller ’10 the 2015 award recipient for her work creating and running the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project. 

Monday, March 30, 2015


Detention on a Global Scale: Punishment and Beyond on April 9 & 10

The growing use of detention in the United States and around the world is the focus of the conference cohosted by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program and the Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Program. 

Friday, March 13, 2015


Lowenstein Clinic and European Human Rights Advocacy Clinic Collaborating on Research

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre at Middlesex University in London are collaborating in research on human rights abuses in the Ukraine.

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We, as lawyers, can be builders too. We can use our tools to build a society in which every member of the new generation can celebrate her graduation — not only with joy but with well-founded hope for the future.”


Professor Anne L. Alstott

Class of 1987, 2013 Commencement Address