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Issues affecting the freedoms of the LGBTQ+ community are at stake in elections, legislation, and judicial decisions in jurisdictions across the United States. In a host of courses and as part of Harvard Law School’s LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic, students study about and work on cutting-edge issues involving LGBTQ+ rights, including impact litigation, amicus work, and legislative and policy advocacy.

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Eric Gitari LL.M. ’18 on litigating a landmark LGBT case in Kenya: ‘It has given people confidence to see what’s possible’

After a landmark victory for gay rights in Kenya, Eric Mawira Gitari will continue to work for legal reform in Africa. “There are so many…

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Child Advocacy Clinic

The Child Advocacy Clinic, which is part of Harvard Law School’s Child Advocacy Program, (CAP) is designed to educate students about a range of social change…

Employment Law Clinic

The Employment Law Clinic focuses on rights in the workplace, with a particular emphasis on state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, harassment, and retaliation…

International Human Rights Clinic

The International Human Rights Clinic works to protect the human rights of clients and communities around the world. Through supervised practice, students learn the responsibilities…

LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic

Student Work In the Harvard LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic (the “Clinic”), students work on cutting-edge issues involving LGBTQ+ rights, with a particular emphasis on issues affecting…

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Child Advocacy Clinic Spring 2023 Clinic Crisanne Hazen
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Comparative and International Legal Struggles Over Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Fall 2022 Reading Group Alicia Yamin
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