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South African freedom fighter discusses human rights at UF Law

South African freedom fighter discusses human rights at UF Law

Published: Apr 1st, 2013

A quiet hum of voices filled the Chesterfield Smith Ceremonial Classroom, HOL 180, at about noon March 26. Albie Sachs sat on a table at the front of the room, wearing a gold-patterned shirt and a calm expression. His right sleeve hung empty beside his body—a symbol of the lifelong [...]

Colombian law professors visit UF Law to discuss CGR project on human rights

Colombian law professors visit UF Law to discuss CGR project on human rights

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

Two Colombian law professors visited UF Law on Feb. 18-19 as part of the Center for Governmental Responsibility’s project on “Building Human Rights Capacity in the Colombian Caribbean,” a three-year project based on capacity-building for law schools in relation to the human rights curriculum. [...]

UF receives funds for Human Rights Program in Colombia

Published: Jan 7th, 2013

University of Florida faculty, led by the Levin College of Law, the Center for Latin American Studies and the College of Education, will spend the next three years working with […]

UF alumnus promotes grassroots advocacy to fight against violation of human rights

UF alumnus promotes grassroots advocacy to fight against violation of human rights

Published: Apr 18th, 2011

By Roberta O. Roberts Student Writer After reading about a gross violation of the human rights of an American citizen held prisoner in North Korea last year, Michael Cavendish (JD […]