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A Report by the Human Rights Clinic at the University of Texas School of Law

The heat in Texas prisons is so severe that at least 14 inmates have died since 2007 in Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) facilities, despite the fact that the TDCJ has been aware of the problem for years. Whether through litigation, letters from legislators, pleas from inmates and their...
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FIHRE 2014 Faculty

Meet the 2014 Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education (FIHRE) faculty. The FIHRE program seeks to develop the human rights leadership capacity of USHRN grassroots membership and other social justice...
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FIHRE 2014 Fellows

Meet the 2014 Fighting Injustice through Human Rights Education (FIHRE) follows. The FIHRE program seeks to develop the human rights leadership capacity of USHRN grassroots membership and other social justice...
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Special Rapporteur on Torture's Thematic Report on Children Deprived of Liberty

Special Rapporteur on Torture’s March 2015 thematic report on Children Deprived of Liberty “Significantly, the United States of America is the only State in the world that still sentences children...
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New York Times Article on CA Water Restrictions

April 1, 2015: PHILLIPS, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown ordered mandatory water restrictions for the first time in California history on Wednesday, saying that the state’s drought had reached near-crisis...
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