Promoting Clinical Education is a central feature of CHRLP. Students and recent graduates gain invaluable first-hand experience working with international NGO's that promote human rights, as well as a variety of international courts, including the International Court of Justice, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania, the Chambers of the Special Court for Sierra Leone and at the Office of the Prosecutor of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, both in Freetown, Sierra Leone, the Inter-American Court for Human Rights in San Jose, Costa Rica, and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.
In addition, through McGill's Faculty of Law's course offerings, CHRLP members teach specialized courses on a variety of issues related to human rights.
The various courses and clinical programs offered
- Human Rights Internships: Internships offered to McGill Faculty of Law students.
- International Clerkships: Clerkships offered through CHRLP at international criminal courts to recent law graduates.
- Criminal Law Clinic: Clinic Courses offered through CHRLP.
- Human Rights and Legal Pluralism Course offerings: Courses offered at the McGill Faculty of Law.