Sunday, May 3, 2015

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Edited by Missy Lace, Chris Hadley, Judithavory, K.C and 2 others
Human rights lawyers advocate on behalf of people suffering from persecution, abuse, and rights violations around the world. Using the courts as a means for stopping actions against their clients or as a means to seek damages for victims, human rights attorneys are both legal professionals and activists. Human rights lawyers often work with non-profit agencies like Human Rights Watch or Amnesty International; there are also many civil and human rights-focused private law firms. This article is focused on how to become a human rights attorney if you are starting your education in the United States