Washington, DC – Work: Isabel

I spent the summer at the same firm I interned for last summer, Kayi & Wilkes Immigration Firm. After I finished the summer last year, I continued to work for the firm remotely from Cincinnati. During first semester, I continued to take on a variety of projects, translated documents, and interpreted communications between the attorneys … Continue reading Washington, DC – Work: Isabel

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Gaborone & Lobaste, Botswana: Reflections by Sarah

As I reflect on my summer experience, I realized that the Urban Morgan office of Human Rights gave me an opportunity that few people get in a lifetime. It is because of the department that I was able to travel to a new country and have new experience that will shape my future. The best … Continue reading Gaborone & Lobaste, Botswana: Reflections by Sarah

Interning at the Office of Vaccine Litigation: Samantha

The Office of Vaccine Litigation (OVL) is a lesser-known - often completely unknown - office within the U.S. Department of Justice. The office is currently comprised of 38 attorneys, 5 paralegals, 6 support staff, and 6 interns. I immensely enjoyed my summer internship. I would happily return to the DoJ next summer, although in a … Continue reading Interning at the Office of Vaccine Litigation: Samantha

What Changes on the Ground Look Like: 24-hour Interview Rule: Jordan

I cannot stress enough how valuable it was for me to see how changes in law and policy immediately impact people on the ground. The first rule change, instituted one week before our arrival in Dilley, is a requirement that all women at the detention center must have their credible fear interviews within 24 hours … Continue reading What Changes on the Ground Look Like: 24-hour Interview Rule: Jordan

| Work | Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – Evan

As I mentioned in a previous post, I’m working with Dr. Shane Darcy to examine the implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. My work this summer has largely centered on whether the UN treaty bodies themselves are using the Guiding Principles, and if so, how. Specifically, I have been looking … Continue reading | Work | Galway, Ireland (Irish Centre for Human Rights) – Evan