With our innovative courses, globally renowned experts and opportunities to launch students into human rights careers, there is no better place to study human rights law than the Promise Institute.

Update in the Case of Carlos Murillo Vega v. Management and Training Corporation

Human Rights Litigation Clinic students have been assisting the litigation team in this case vindicating the right to be free from solitary confinement. They conducted research on the issues highlighted in the court’s recent order on the motion for summary judgement.

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Looking back at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights’ time at UCLA

We just hosted the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at UCLA for their 186th Period of Sessions, a visit framed by our signature Reimagining Rights in the Americas Conference.


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