LAWS912-02 International Human Rights Clinic

Students work collaboratively on projects with domestic and international nongovernmental organizations, grass-roots organizations, solidarity networks, attorneys, stakeholders, and other institutions engaging in human rights work, to advance political, economic, social and cultural human rights across borders. Students are expected to commit at least 16 hours per week to the fieldwork. Students must also enroll in a two credit seminar concurrent with their semester of fieldwork. Prerequisites: The clinic is open to students who have successfully completed 32 hours of law studies and who have been selected through the clinic application process. A student may not simultaneously enroll in more than one clinic, more than one externship, or a clinic and an externship. This satisfies 2 Skills and 2 Writing Units.