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Indiana University McKinney School of Law – Program in International Human Rights Law

Indianapolis, United States
Joined April 2017

We work on wide-ranging international human rights law issues in an academic context. Much of our work is experiential, with our faculty and students involved in service projects.

Presence in: United States
Focus: Other

We are based at Indiana University McKinney School of Law. Our Program in International Human Rights Law offers courses, research and publications, lectures, and other human rights undertakings. Our faculty and students engage in human rights experiential work outside of our program. Our students undertake overseas and U.S. internships with many types of organizations. We have had 200 internship placements in over 55 countries. Our Program in International Human Rights Law has been granted United Nations Special Consultative Status through the UN Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC).

People Associated With This Organization

George Edwards

United States  
Indiana University McKinney School of...
Joined April 2017
Interests: Citizenship, Community / Customary Land Rights, Corruption, Criminal Justice, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Labor & Employment, Land & Natural Resources, Peace-building, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am a professor of law and I direct a human rights program at our school.

Our program sends law students to work as interns at human rights organizations all around the globe. Our school provides scholarship funding for students' air fare, housing, food and other internship expenses. We have had over 200 placements, and our students have worked in over 55 countries.

Most internships are with NGOs, and they can be in any area(s) of human or civil rights.

My school is Indiana University McKinney School of Law (U.S.A.). In 1997 I founded our Program in International Human Rights Law.

If you would like a law intern to work with your organization please contact us at gedwards@indiana.edu.

https://mckinneylaw.iu.edu/human-rights/internships/index.html
George Edwards is the network champion (main point of contact) for Indiana University McKinney School of Law – Program in International Human Rights Law.

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