Clinic Spotlight: On-the-ground climate change advocacy at the UN
This piece was originally published by the Office of Clinical and Pro Bono Programs. Presenting research to UN officials, business and NGO leaders, and grassroots activists in Geneva, Switzerland is not an ordinary law school assignment; for Taryn Shanes ‘25, the task was not only part of her clinic work, but the “linchpin” of her law school experience. Shanes travelled…
The Harvard Gazette: ‘Killer robots’ are coming, and U.N. is worried
To shed light on the legal and ethical concerns they raise, the Gazette interviewed Bonnie Docherty, lecturer on law at Harvard Law School’s International Human Rights Clinic (IHRC), who attended some of the U.N. meetings. Docherty is also a senior researcher in the Arms Division of Human Rights Watch. This interview has been condensed and edited for length and clarity.