​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Vermont Law School blog articles featuring stories and projects about human rights campaigns, issues, cases, and ​​more. From stories on how VLS students are making changes in the human rights field of law to legal assistance volunteer projects helping asylumseekers, learn how VLS students and faculty are influencing​​ the human rights world.

GLOBAL REACH WITH CARLOS DE LA ROCHA JD'90

November 20​​​​​​​​, 2016
Working with a single Legal Attaché, Carlos de la Rocha covers FBI priorities from counterterrorism and organized crime to counter​​​intelligence and cyber crime.

GLOBAL REACH WITH JOSEPH KAIFALA JD'13

November 18​​​​​​, 2016
Born in Sierra Leone, VLS alum Joseph Kaifala ​​​now returns to the country he used to call home to rebuild schools and libraries​.​​

GLOBAL REACH WITH CARINA ROSELLI JD'13

November 16​​​​​, 2016
A former U.S. Army helicopter pilot, VLS alum Carina Roselli sees a bigger fight environmental preservation.​

GLOBAL REACH WITH OLGA KARIYAWASAM LLM'12

November 12, 2016
VLS alum Olga Kariyawasam's credentials speak for themselves as her bilingual assets are in high demand in a globalized economy.​​​

GLOBAL REACH WITH SHAZIA KHAN​ JD'03

November 8, 2016
VLS alum Shazia Khan is on a mission to provide a country with 55 million people without electricity the power they need.​​

GLOBAL REACH WITH GRETCHEN OLDHAM JD’09, MII/DJCE CERGY PONTOISE ’10

November 4, 2016
Find out how Gretchen Oldham is uniting nations through her work as an professional support lawyer with Cleary Gottlieb Paris LLP.​

CALL ME DANIEL: AN IMMIGRANT'S STORY

November 2, 2016
Vermont has been a safe haven for some 6,300 refugees who have settled here since 1989, including Daniel, who caught Erin Jacobsen JD'11's attention​.

A VOICE FOR INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS

September 28​, 2016
I​n her work and in her teaching, Stephanie Farrior has shown that the fight for social justice knows no boundaries.​​

Supporting Asylum Seekers​

June 24, 2016
Over spring break a group of VLS students volunteered with the CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project in Texas to provide legal assistance to asylum-seeking mothers and children being held at detention centers by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.