International Human Rights Clinic A

Class Information Spring 2023

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 58193
  • Meets: Thursday
  • Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: See notes
  • Exam:
  • Course Description

Francisco Rivera Juaristi

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:

Experiential Course

This course is the graded portion of the International Human Rights Clinic. Students wishing to take more than 3 units of the 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 the International Human Rights Clinic Application and obtain a permission number from the professor in order to register for this course (contact Prior or concurrent course work in international human rights is strongly preferred.