The Inter-American Court on Human Rights recently heard the case of Karen Atala Riffo, a lesbian mother and judge who was stripped of custody of her two daughters by the Supreme Court of Chile in 2003 because of her sexual orientation.
CUNY Law Adjunct Professor Lisa Davis, who teaches in the Law School’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic (IWHR), will testify before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 25th in Washington, D.C. Davis,
Guatemala City – Students from the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at CUNY School of Law, in collaboration with the New York-based women’s rights organization MADRE, just returned from Guatemala where they
On February 11, 2011, students of the International Women’s Human Rights (IWHR) Clinic at the City University of New York School of Law attended a round-table discussion at Fordham University School of Law hosted by the Fordham Disaster Relief
On December 22, 2010, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) issued an unprecedented decision, granting a legal request submitted by the IWHR Clinic and partner attorneys, requesting
The report, entitled Our Bodies Are Still Trembling: Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape, published one year after an on-the-ground investigation
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States (OAS) has passed formal recommendations to the Haitian government in order to stop the sexual violence occurring in displacement camps
Prof. Lisa Davis and students from CUNY Law’s International Women’s Human Rights Clinic conducted an on-the-ground investigation into the ongoing rape and
The news reports don’t tell the full story about the trail of damage left by Haiti’s devastating earthquake.
CUNY Law students will receive their Juris Doctorate on May 14th in a graduation ceremony celebrating their successful path through law school.