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Penn Law Awards Human Rights Fellowships

May 08, 2009

Penn Law has awarded Human Rights Fellowships to students working abroad this summer in public interest internships between their first and second years of law studies.

The Law School provides funding and draws on institution-to-institution relationships to arrange summer positions in such fields as human rights, rule of law development, and international criminal tribunals. Recent placements include summer internships in Cambodia; Ecuador; Buenos Aires; Rwanda; Guatemala; Geneva, and Washington, DC.
This summer, fellowships have been awarded to Kaylan Lasky, who will be working with the Legal Assistance Centre in Namibia; Robert Cooper, the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, Dushanbe, Tajikistan; Miata Colman, with the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; Lindsey Freeman, with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; and Grace Sur, with Legal Aid of Cambodia.