Professor Christopher Roberts

Human Rights Law Concentration

Program Highlights

Study Opportunities

  • Required courses (2 or more): international human rights law, human rights advocacy, international law, international criminal law, laws of war
  • Choice of wide variety of specialized courses, ranging from American Indian law to critical feminist theory to immigration

Practical Opportunities

  • Through the Human Rights Center, students have the option to travel worldwide to work on fellowship projects or to study through international exchange programs with six universities.
  • The Human Rights Fellowship Program, providing law students with opportunities to gain practical human rights experience. The Human Rights Center awards an average of 25 fellowship grants each year to cover travel and living expenses.
  • Opportunities to work with many human rights organizations located in Minnesota, including Advocates for Human Rights, Advocating Change Together, American Refugee Committee, Center for Victims of Torture, Children’s Law Center, International Treaty Council, and many more.

Student-Led Opportunities

Amnesty International, Asylum Law Project, and Latino Law Students Alliance