Tag Archives: Northeastern University School of Law

It Isn’t Just About Flint: Water As A Human Right in the United States

By Tanisha Canty People are suffering from nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, parasites, hair loss, permanent neurological disorders, anemia; raw sewage pools in their yards, separated from the children’s toys by thin scraps of metal; even their livestock are diseased from grazing … Continue reading

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Parole: The Death of Due Process

By Tara Dunn “Going to prison is like dying with your eyes open.”-Bernard Kerik. These are My Brothers, Uncles and Fathers My second day on co-op, my supervisor and I visited the Washington, D.C. Central Detention Facility to see clients. … Continue reading

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Alfred Brownell’s Long Road to Northeastern

By Kevin Murray Alfred Brownell’s wife and children probably never expected to be living in Boston this winter. Nonetheless, in early January Mr. Brownell began work at Northeastern University School of Law (NUSL) as a Visiting Scholar affiliated with the … Continue reading

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A Desire to Give Voice to the Voiceless

Emmanuel Sam, a native of Sierra Leone and a Masters of Law student at Northeastern University School of Law, was awarded a PHRGE Fellowship this spring to work with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) in … Continue reading

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Still Dazzled by the Facts and Figures

By: Alefiyah Ezzi, PHRGE Fellow at Oxfam America My experience at Oxfam America over the past 11 weeks has been phenomenal. I gained knowledge about the corporate world and developed skills that I could not have within the walls of a classroom. … Continue reading

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A Fighting Chance: Legal Responses to the Humanitarian Border Crisis

By: Jacqueline Kelley, PHRGE Fellow at South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project (ProBAR) in South Texas I sat across from Jonathan as he told me a lifetime of stories. Abandoned by his mother at age three, Jonathan, from Michoacan, … Continue reading

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The Experience of Working in an Established Human Rights Institution

By: Emmanuel Sam, PHRGE Fellow at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Lund, Sweden While considering co-ops, I always wanted to get an international experience, especially in an institution with a human rights focus. When the time … Continue reading

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