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 previous, current and next academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2017-18 is coded (18), 2018-19 is coded (19) and 2019-20 is coded (20).

Courses and Seminars

Advanced Topics in Law and Public Service (YR) (18,19,20)
Civil Liberties Seminar (18)
Civil Rights Litigation (18,19,20)
Constitutional Law and Economics (18,20)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (18,19,20)
Constitutional Law II: Survey of Civil Liberties (19,20)
Corporate Social Responsibility (SC) (19,20)
Housing Law and Poverty Seminar (20)
Human Rights Study Project (YR) (18,19,20)
Immigration Law (18,19)
Implicit Bias and the Law (SC) (18)
International Human Rights Law (18,19,20)
International Law of Migration and Refugees (20)
Law of Armed Conflict (18,19,20)
Law, Inequality and Education Reform (20)
National Security, Human Rights and the Courts (SC) (19)
Native American Law (18)
Race, Education and Opportunity (20)
Racial Justice and Law (18,19,20)
Unconventional Warfare (SC) (18)
U.S. Refugee and Asylum Law Seminar (19)


Civil Rights Clinic (YR) (19,20)
First Amendment Clinic
(YR) (20)
Immigration Law Clinic (YR) (18,19,20)
International Human Rights Law Clinic (YR) (18,19,20) 
Litigation and Housing Law Clinic (YR) (18,19,20)

Alex Viner, Mila Versteeg and Paul Devamithran