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Nelson Camilo Sanchez-Leon

Director of the International Human Rights Clinic
Assistant Professor of Law
Unit: School of Law
Department: School of Law
Office location and address
580 Massie Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
LAW 7055: International Human Rights Law
Credits: 3
This course focuses on the theory and practice of international human rights law including the basic principles as well as the international mechanisms and institutions established in the past half-century to protect human rights. The difficulties involved in converting those principles into practice and the effectiveness of different ways of using international human rights law to further human rights protection will also be explored.
LAW 8638: International Human Rights Law Clinic (YR)
Credits: 3
This is the first semester of a year-long clinical course that gives students first-hand experience in human rights advocacy under the supervision of international human rights lawyers.
LAW 8639: International Human Rights Law Clinic (YR)
Credits: 3
This is the second semester of a year-long clinical course that gives students first-hand experience in human rights advocacy under the supervision of international human rights lawyers. Prerequisite: 2-yr or 3-yr JD LAW
LAW 8804: FT Externship: Directed Study
Credits: 3
This directed study is one part of a two-part full-time externship combining academic study and work experience under the supervision of a faculty member and an educational, charitable, governmental or nonprofit host organization.
LAW 8810: Directed Research
Credits: 1
Eligible students receive credit for serving as research assistants supervised by selected law school faculty members.
LAW 8811: Independent Research
Credits: 1
This course is a semester-long independent research project resulting in a substantial research paper supervised and graded by a selected law school faculty member.
LAW 8812: Independent Research
Credits: 2
This course is a semester-long independent research project resulting in a substantial research paper supervised and graded by a selected law school faculty member
LAW 8818: Independent Research (YR)
This course is the first semester of a yearlong independent research project resulting in a substantial research paper supervised and graded by a selected law school faculty member.
LAW 8819: Independent Research (YR)
Credits: 3
This course is the second semester of a yearlong independent research project resulting in a substantial research paper supervised and graded by a selected law school faculty member.
LAW 9254: Human Rights Study Project (YR)
Credits: 1
This is the first semester of a yearlong study project. Part of the class will be focused on identifying research topics in advance of a fieldwork trip to a site country to be determined. The second goal of the class is to practically prepare for human rights fieldwork.
LAW 9255: Human Rights Study Project (YR)
Credits: 2
This is the second semester of a yearlong study project. Part of the class will be focused on identifying research topics in advance of a fieldwork trip to a site country to be determined. The second goal of the class is to practically prepare for human rights fieldwork.