Human Rights Program

Human Rights Program

Human Rights Program

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., 2013-14 is coded (14), 2014-15 is coded (15) and 2015-16 is coded (16).

Courses and Seminars

Advanced Topics in Law and Public Service (15,16)
Advanced Topics in the First Amendment (Religion Clauses) (14,15)
Civil Liberties (14)
Civil Liberties Seminar (14,15,16)
Civil Liberties Survey (14,15)
Civil Rights Litigation (14,15,16)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (14,15,16)
Constitutional Law II: Poverty (16)
Current Issues in Human Rights (15)
Gender Justice and State Responsibility (14)
Human Rights and Islam (14)
Human Rights Study Project (14,15,16)
Immigration Law (14,15,16)
International Criminal Justice: Its Successes, Failures, and Future Prospects (15)
International Human Rights Law (14,15,16)
International Human Rights Litigation (16)
Law of Armed Conflict (14,15,16)
Laws of War: Contemporary Debate (16)
Movement Lawyering for Global Justice: Human Rights and the Environment(14,15,16)
Native American Law (16)
Race and Law (14,15,16)
Rights of Indigenous Peoples (15,16)
Slavery and the Constitution (14)
U.S. Bill of Rights in Comparative Common Law Perspective (14)


First Amendment Clinic (14,15,16)
International Human Rights Law Clinic (14,16)
Immigration Law Clinic (14,15,16)

Mila Versteeg