International Human Rights Practicum
Course Number: 6915
Professors: Suzan M. Pritchett / Noah B. Novogrodsky
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Immigration Law, International Human Rights Law, and permission of professors
Recommended Courses: International Law
Course Overview: This is an opportunity for students to engage in international human rights advocacy and asylum work under the supervision of experienced lawyers.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum. Human Rights Advocacy Stories and other readings.
Course Format: One weekly meeting + team meetings.
Written Assignments: Will vary case by case.
Type of Exam: No Exam
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Class and Team Participation 25%; Case and advocacy opportunity work product 75%.
Other Comments: This is a unique opportunity to participate in human rights advocacy and the promotion of social justice both domestically and internationally.