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 (or any other clinic) and either the Kovler Project Against Torture (formerly UN CAT) or the UNROW Human Rights Impact Litigation Program.

  • Applications for the 2017-2018 academic year will be accepted January 30 - February 17, 2017.

  • Applications are submitted through the Clinical Program website (you can apply to multiple clinics via the same online form) under the Applying to the Clinic tab.

  • 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.

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