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Rapoport Center announces its 2013 summer and fall fellows

Eleven Law School students have been selected by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice as Rapoport Center Fellows for summer and fall 2013. They will work with nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations in the United States and abroad. Their projects include aiding human rights victims and political refugees, researching civil rights and civil liberties, assisting international courts and tribunals in prosecuting human rights and humanitarian violations, advocating for individuals with disabilities, and pursuing impact litigation on behalf of farmworkers.


The 2012 fall and summer Rapoport Fellows are (front row, left to right) Will Chambers, Gwen Vindell, Alejandra Avila, Mackenzie Meador, (back row, left to right) Derek VerHagen, Scott Mandarich, Ryan Meltzer, Mark Dawson, and Catherine Wagner. Salima Pirmohamed is not pictured.

Rapoport Center announces its 2012 summer and fall Fellows

Eleven University of Texas School of Law students have been selected by the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice as Rapoport Center Fellows for summer and fall 2012. They will work with nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations in destinations as diverse as Mumbai, India; Washington, D.C.; and Guatemala City, Guatemala. Their projects include investigating cases of disappeared persons, implementing corporate accountability campaigns, assisting in genocide prosecutions, researching litigation on prisoners’ rights, and building the legal capacity of impoverished populations.