International Human Rights Law Clinic



One of the first human rights clinics in the country, the clinic designs and implements creative solutions to fight for the human rights of individuals and marginalized communities.

Clinic Co-Director: Laurel Fletcher


Laurel E. Fletcher is active in the areas of human rights, humanitarian law, international criminal justice, and transitional justice. She has advocated on behalf of victims before international courts and tribunals, and has issued human rights reports on topics ranging from sexual violence in armed conflict to human rights violations of tipped restaurant workers in the U.S. Learn more about our staff.

Clinic Co-Director: Roxanna Altholz

altholz_roxannaRoxanna Altholz ’99 is an international human rights lawyer and scholar with extensive experience in international and national fora. She has won groundbreaking judgments from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, provided expert testimony before UN human rights groups, and initiated legal actions on behalf of human rights victims in U.S. federal courts. Learn more about our staff.


Clinical Program Contact Information: 510.643.4800 •