The Clinical Programs allow students to have sustained engagement with the Holocaust and human rights communities, and work to promote international human and minority rights norms. Case work is complimented by weekly seminars bridging theory and practice. The clinics are:

Holocaust Restitution Claims Practicum

Students meet 10 hours a week for one credit and a two credit seminar, and provide pro bono legal assistance to claimants.

Benjamin B. Ferencz Human Rights and Atrocity Prevention Clinic

Founded in the spring of 2005, the Human Rights and Genocide Clinic provides students with the opportunity to design and implement creative solutions to improve the lives of victims of human rights abuses throughout the world. In coordination with nongovernmental organizations and United Nations offices here and abroad, students prepare and conduct litigation before regional and international human rights forums. They research and analyze human rights mechanisms and protections in post-ethnic-conflict countries,work with international criminal law tribunals, and engage in interdisciplinary empirical studies on the impact of human rights abuses.


  • Advanced International Law
  • Anti-Terrorism and Criminal Enforcement
  • Colloquium on Global and Comparative Public Law Theory
  • Comparative Constitutionalism
  • Comparative Law
  • Comparative Legal Theory
  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Constitution and US Foreign Affairs
  • Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • European Legal Institutions and the Holocaust
  • Historical Trials on Film:  From Nuremberg to Phnom Penh
  • Holocaust Restitution Claims Practicum
  • Human Rights Colloquim
  • Human Rights and the Holocaust
  • Immigration Justice Clinic
  • Immigration Law
  • Immigration Law, Advanced
  • Immigration Law Clinic Externship
  • Independent Research
  • Innocence Project
  • International Court of Justice
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Dispute Resolution
  • International Human Rights
  • International Law
  • International Law Directed Reading Group
  • International Organizations
  • Law & Literature
  • Law & Religion
  • Law of War
  • Non-profit Gov.
  • Philosophy of Human Rights
  • Remedies for Wartime Confiscation
  • Selected Decisions of the International Court of Justic and the US Supreme Court
  • Technology, Human Rights & Equality
  • Vichy and the Holocaust