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.
November 20, 2016
Working with a single Legal Attaché, Carlos de la Rocha covers FBI priorities from counterterrorism and organized crime to counterintelligence and cyber crime.
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.
November 16, 2016
A former U.S. Army helicopter pilot, VLS alum Carina Roselli sees a bigger fight environmental preservation.
November 12, 2016
VLS alum Olga Kariyawasam's credentials speak for themselves as her bilingual assets are in high demand in a globalized economy.
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.
November 4, 2016
Find out how Gretchen Oldham is uniting nations through her work as an professional support lawyer with Cleary Gottlieb Paris LLP.
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.
September 28, 2016
In her work and in her teaching, Stephanie Farrior has shown that the fight for social justice knows no boundaries.
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.