International Human Rights Clinic A

Class Information Fall 2017

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 59984
  • Meets: Thu
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Location: 334
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  • Course Description
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Francisco Rivera Juaristi

Associate Clinical Professor and Director, International Human Rights Clinic

International Human Rights Clinic A

Certificate(s): International Law Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List A)

Course Description:

The international human rights clinic (IHRC) provides a unique educational opportunity for students to gain first-hand, practical experience working on international human rights litigation and advocacy projects. The clinic combines classroom education with supervised case and project management, providing students practical training in advocacy and lawyering skills. For every 50 hours of participation in the program, including casework and class attendance, a student earns one unit. The first 3 units of academic credit earned at IHRC are graded. Any earned units above 3 are graded credit/no credit.

Class Notes:

Professional Skills Course

Experiential Course

This course is the graded portion of the International Human Rights Clinic. Students wishing to take more than 3 units of clinic should also register for 1 – 2 units of IHRC B, which is the credit/no credit portion of this class. Limited enrollment. Students must submit theInternational Human Rights Clinic Application and obtain a permission number from the professor in order to register for this course (contact FJRivera@scu.edu) Prior or concurrent course work in international human rights strongly preferred.