The sources and research tips covered in this guide are geared to USF's International Human Rights Clinic. Because Clinic students appear before U.N. bodies, this guide emphasizes the U.N. system and U.N. documents.
For more detailed advice about human rights research, see the Places to Start section below.
For a very basic treatment of human rights in Europe, see the Human Rights section of the Zief Law Library's guide European Legal Research - The Basics.
For international law generally, see the Zief Law Library's Public International Law Research - A Brief Guide.
These free sites are some of the best places to start your research.
Professor de la Vega has suggested these sites, which otherwise might go unnoticed, for some of the issues the Clinic has addressed in recent years.