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Victoria Abraham
Women’s Legal Centre, South Africa
Conducted research and writing for the Centre’s impact litigation case regarding access to anti-retroviral medicine for HIV positive women who work in the sex industry. Undertook comparative research on South African constitutional law; produced a memo on sex worker unionization and a submission to the UN Commission on the Status of Women about women in South Africa.

Keaton Allen-Gessesse
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
In the office of the co-prosecutors, conducted evidentiary analysis for a supplementary submission expanding the crimes for a current prosecutorial case. Drafted motions on statutory interpretation, conflict of issues regarding defense counsel, and summaries and arguments for admittance of new evidence.

Tarek Austin
Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, DC
Conducted research in support of free trade agreement negotiations between the European Union and the U.S.; assisted attorneys representing the U.S. in litigation at the World Trade Organization; drafted comments on foreign government regulations that affect U.S. trade interests; reviewed federal agency rulemaking proposals to ensure their conformity with the office’s WTO commitments.

Saptarishi Bandopadhyay
Institute of Environmental Science for Social Change, Philippines
Prepared a report on the status of socialized post-disaster housing projects, conducted field surveys on landslides and persistent crop failures, presented at a conference on sustainability science, researched and prepared presentations on sustainable development and poverty alleviation efforts.

Natasha Burnett
Earthrights International, Peru
Wrote an amicus brief, filed in the Peruvian constitutional court, regarding human rights and the environment; conducted client interviews to identify plaintiffs for impending litigation.

Torry Castellano
Adalah, Israel
Conducted research regarding the force-feeding of prisoners, administrative detention, and freedom of speech. Regarding the active conflict in Gaza, prepared memos on current international human rights violations by the Israeli Army and conducted research on civilian warning systems in other countries.

Miriam Chernick
Dejusticia, Colombia
Conducted research on current land restitution policies for victims displaced by the civilian armed conflict, including drafting proposals for improving those policies and their implementation.

Rebecca Donaldson
Namati, Washington, DC
Assisted Namati’s efforts to improve underserved communities’ access to justice through grass-roots advocates, managed the organization’s application for UN Consultative Status, and assisted in the launch of peer-to-peer network exchange trips.

Brent Drummond
United Nations International Law Commission, Switzerland
Researched, wrote, and edited draft articles for the report that the special rapporteur on the protection of persons in the event of disasters was presenting and defending, ensuring their consistency and alignment with international case law, the work of the ILC, and the positions of the UN and their ancillary organizations.

Brian Kelly
International Criminal Court, The Netherlands
Working in the investigations division of the office of the prosecutor, collected and analyzed evidence of war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide, and assisted in the development of a new investigative strategy that leverages open source information.

Katie King
Equal Education Law Centre, South Africa
Conducted legal research on overcrowding and violence in South African schools and for a campaign to establish norms and standards for school infrastructure.

Brian Klosterboer
Human Rights Awareness and Promotion Forum, Uganda
Conducted research for HRAPF’s challenge to Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act, met with advocates to discuss strategy, prepared documents for the three-day hearing, and assisted with the strategic litigation that resulted in the law’s nullification.

Caitlin Koseck
United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy
Working in the administrative law branch, drafted answers to appeals, wrote memos responding to requests for legal advice, conducted research and analysis for labor and employment issues, including UN policy and judgments made by the Administrative Tribunal of the International Labour Organization.

Sarah Lee
Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, France
Conducted research and drafted reports, on mass surveillance and whistleblower protection, for the legal and human rights committee after the National Security Agency file disclosures by Edward Snowden.

Elizabeth Loftus
World Bank Integrity Vice-Presidency, Washington, DC
Worked in the special litigation unit, conducting anti-corruption policy research and settlement preparation for cases involving corruption, fraud, collusion, and obstruction, in sub-Saharan Africa, East Asia, and Eastern Europe, including the writing of negotiation talking points and the redrafting of two final investigative reports.

Elizabeth Nehrling
Centro de los Derechos del Migrante, Mexico
Conducted legal strategy for a case being filed in California, assisting with legal research, litigation strategy, and document preparation. Also investigated and researched labor department complaints, policy, and outreach.

C. Danae Paterson
Public International Law & Policy Group, Washington, DC
As part of the Yemen client service team, drafted and edited memos in negotiations for the country’s new constitution and state structure.

Emma Scott
Lawyers Collective, India
Working with the Women’s Rights Initiative, analyzed and revised the Collective’s evaluation and monitoring report on the implementation and effect of the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act.

Peter Stavros
International Criminal Court, The Netherlands
In the office of the prosecutor’s investigations division, engaged in document review, data collection, witness source analysis, and other research in relation to war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Jillian Wagman
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia
Drafted factual basis documents for a pending trial on crimes committed during the period of the Democratic Kampuchea, using witness statements, written and audio interviews, and historical documents and reports.

Kristopher Yue
International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, The Netherlands
Drafted sections of a trial brief relating to violations of international law in Bosnia-Herzegovina, as well as analyzed prosecutorial exhibits, reviewed witness testimony, and compiled comprehensive lists of victims.

Helen Zhang
Socio-Economic Rights Institute, South Africa
Conducted client interviews and researched and drafted sections of a policy brief in an ongoing case concerning emergency temporary accommodation for inner-city evictees.