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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 advances human rights around the world while training the next generation of advocates. Working closely with expert clinicians, law students take the…

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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Advanced Clinical Practice Fall 2023 - Spring 2024 Course Eloise Lawrence
Advanced Human Rights Training: Strategy and Advocacy Fall 2023 Seminar Susan Farbstein
Advanced Negotiation: Fugitive Negotiation – Negotiating Power, Space, and Purpose with/in Legal Institutions Fall 2023 Course Samuel Straus, Whitney Benns
Child Advocacy Clinic Winter 2024 - Spring 2024 Clinic Crisanne Hazen
Child Advocacy Clinic Spring 2024 Clinic Crisanne Hazen
Child Advocacy Clinic Fall 2023 Clinic Crisanne Hazen
Comparative and International Legal Struggles Over Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Fall 2023 Reading Group Alicia Yamin
Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law Fall 2023 Course Goodwin Liu
Critical Corporate Theory Lab Fall 2023 Seminar Jon Hanson
Diversity and Dispute Resolution Winter 2024 Course Audrey Lee, David Hoffman
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