The Rapoport Center endeavors to bring about sustained attention to critical issues on the leading edge of human rights scholarship and advocacy through the development of a unique brand of human rights research that is multidisciplinary, critical, theoretically innovative, empirically and practically informed. For this reason, the Rapoport Center works to publish work that will inform, equip, and spur on the study and practice of human rights at the University of Texas and abroad.

Recent Submissions

  • Freedom of Information Act Request Letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 

    Gilman, Denise (2012-06-04)
    I am seeking the requested information in order to conduct research and writing on the plans for construction of a wall on the Texas/Mexico border with the goal of informing the public, United States policymakers and ...
  • Federal Agencies Have Stymied Access to Record Showing Impact of Texas-Mexico Border Wall 

    Public Citizen (2012-06-04)
    Federal officials are illegally withholding documents that would allow the public to determine the full impact of the 700 miles of fence being built along the Texas-Mexico border, Public Citizen argued in a suit filed in ...
  • FOIA Documents Released by the Army Corps of Engineers 

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2012-06-04)
    "You are hereby notified that your offer submitted in response to Solicitation No. ELPUR-08-R-0004 is accepted in the amount of $31,235,828.00."
  • FOIA Documents Released by the DHS 

    United States Government: Department of Homeland Security (2012-06-04)
    Freedom of Information Act documents released by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security following the request made by Denise Gilman of the UT-Austin School of Law.
  • FOIA Documents Released by the U.S. Army 

    United States Government: Department of the Army (2012-06-04)
    This response replies to the real estate, plat and property owner information portion of Item 2 of your amended Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request dated May 12, 2008, addressed to the Fort Worth District.
  • Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief 

    Rosenbaum, Adina; Gilman, Denise (2012-06-04)
    This is an action under the Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), 5 U.S.C. 552, to compel the production of records concerning the construction of a Texas-Mexico border wall as part of the Department of Homeland Security's ...
  • Freedom of Information Act Documentation 

    United States Government (2012-06-04)
    This collection of documents was released by the U.S. Government to the University of Texas at Austin School of Law following the Freedom of Information Act request made by Denise Gilman.
  • Freedom of Information Act Request Letter 

    Gilman, Denise (2012-06-04)
    I am seeking the requested information in order to conduct research and writing on the plans for construction of a wall on the Texas/Mexico border with the goal of informing the public, United States policymakers and ...
  • Video of the Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall Hearing before the IAC 

    The Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2012-06-04)
    Video of the IAC Hearing on Human Rights and the Border Wall in which members of the UT Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall testified before the Commission.
  • University of Texas Working Group to Testify on Human Rights Impacts of the Texas/Mexico Border Wall 

    Gilman, Denise; Dulitzky, Ariel; Engle, Karen (Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, 2012-06-04)
    In response to its claim that the Texas-Mexico border wall violates human rights law, the University of Texas Working Group on Human Rights and the Border Wall was granted a general hearing before the Inter-American ...

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