Human Rights Program

Human Rights Program

Human Rights Program

Human Rights Study Project

The Law School curriculum has included a number of courses focused on human rights in recent years. The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2020-21 is coded (21), 2021-22 is coded (22) and 2022-23 is coded (23). (SC) stands for short course and (YR) stands for yearlong. 

Courses and Seminars

Advanced Topics in Law and Public Service (YR) (21,22)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (21)
After Dobbs (SC) (23)
Asian Americans and the Law (23)
Capitalism and Socialism Seminar (22)
Civil Rights and Antidiscrimination Law (23)
Civil Rights Litigation (21,22,23)
Comparative Gender Equality (23)
Constitutional Law and Economics (23)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (21,22,23)
Constitutional Law II: Poverty (21,22,23)
Constitutional Law II: Survey of Civil Liberties (22,23)
Corporate Social Responsibility (SC) (21)
Current Issues in Human Rights Law (YR) (22)
Datafication, Automation and Inequality (SC) (23)
Housing Law and Poverty Seminar (21,22,23)
Human Rights Study Project (YR) (23)
Immigration Law and Policy (21,22,23)
International Human Rights Law (21,22,23)
International Law of Migration and Refugees (21)
Law and Inequality Colloquium (23)
Law of Armed Conflict (21,23)
Law, Inequality and Education Reform (21,22)
Native American Law (21)
Race, Education and Opportunity (21,22,23)
Racial Justice and Law (21,22,23)
Sexuality and the Law (22,23)


Advanced International Human Rights Clinic (22,23)
Civil Rights Clinic (YR) (21,22,23)

First Amendment Clinic (YR) (21,22,23)
Housing Litigation Clinic (YR) (21,22,23)
Immigration Law Clinic (YR) (21,22,23)
International Human Rights Law Clinic (21,22,23)

Mila Versteeg and "How Constitutional Rights Matter"