Applying to IHRLC - Quick Facts for Students

  • The International Human Rights Law Clinic is a full-year clinic.

  • Students receive seven credits per semester: three for the seminar portion and four for case work.

  • IHRLC is open to second and third year J.D. students.

  • Students who have not yet completed (a) Evidence and (b) at least one human rights, international law, immigration law or asylum law course must take those courses while enrolled in IHRLC.

  • Students may not participate simultaneously in both IHRLC and the Kovler Project Against Torture.

  • Students may apply to the IHRLC and other clinics in the Clinical Program for the 2019-2020 academic year in the spring semester of 2019.

  • IHRLC has a mandatory orientation, usually on the Thursday and Friday before school starts in August.

  • For more information about the application process, the Clinical Program's conflicts policy, enrollment options and pre- and co-requisites for the various clinics, explore the topics under "Applying to Clinic" in the left sidebar.