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Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Students from the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic travelled to South Korea to interview LGBT youth for a newly released report. © 2018 Gowun Lee

Tuesday, September 14, 2021


Jin Pu-reun, who was threatened by peers in high school because she was a lesbian, became a blogger to support other LGBT kids in South Korea. Her experience was part of a report by the Lowenstein Clinic and Human Rights Watch.

Monday, July 26, 2021


Wednesday, June 2, 2021


CPA Signing

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed the Connecticut Parentage Act into law on June 1, 2021. Photos by Brian O’Connor.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


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Thursday, September 30, 2021


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Tuesday, September 21, 2021


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Thursday, October 24, 2019


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Tuesday, January 18, 2022


In The Press

Reform Advocates Renew a Push to Ban Solitary Confinement in Connecticut Prisons

WSHU

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope R. Metcalf was quoted about efforts to end solitary confinement in Connecticut.

Wednesday, December 22, 2021


In The Press

War and Caprice: How Leo Tolstoy Predicted 21st-century Warfare

Haaretz

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn is profiled, and his book Humane reviewed.

Thursday, December 16, 2021


In The Press

Both Sides Now: Tomiko Brown-Nagin’s Bifocal View of the Civil-Rights Movement

Harvard Magazine

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law Lincoln Caplan profiles Tamiko Brown-Nagin ’97.

Thursday, October 7, 2021


In The Press

U.S. Rights Groups Petition for a Stop to Asylum Seeker Expulsions

Al Jazeera

A news report describes how the Lowenstein Human Rights Project and others submitted an emergency request to demand the U.S. stop using a public health directive to expel migrants.

Friday, April 30, 2021


In The Press

Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement in Limbo as State Pushes for Mediation

CT Mirror

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in a CT Mirror article about a lawsuit that seeks to prohibit the use of in-cell shackling and solitary confinement of individuals with mental illnesses. 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


In The Press

Minorities underrepresented in service academy nominations

The Washington Post

A study co-authored by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic regarding the number of minority students nominated by Congress to military service academies is the subject of an article in The Washington Post.

Thursday, March 11, 2021


In The Press

Connecticut’s sole supermax prison is closing. What comes next for the men who used to be on death row?

CT Mirror

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Dwayne Betts ’16 are quoted in a CT Mirror feature about the closing of the Northern Correctional Institution.

Monday, March 8, 2021


In The Press

A primer on the history of sexual harassment—and why it deserves a place in diversity training

Fast Company

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel’s scholarship is cited in a Fast Company article about the history of sexual harassment.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


In The Press

World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19

Reuters

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


In The Press

Disability rights group alleges abuse of people with mental illness at state’s maximum-security prison in suit against Department of Correction

The Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant reports on a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction.