Liz Brundige

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Liz Brundige "spent her fellowship year working with the International Association of Women Judges in Washington, D.C. Her work involved two month-long trips to Southern and East Africa, where she helped implement a judicial education program designed to enable judges to use international human rights law in deciding cases involving violence and discrimination against women. She also worked with IAWJ members in Zambia and Tanzania to develop a multi-faceted program addressing the legal and gender dimensions of HIV/AIDS.

"Liz received a B.A. in History from Yale College and an M.Phil in Development Studies from Oxford University. As a law student, she was a student director of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, an articles Editor of the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal, an Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and a Coker teaching fellow. During her summers, she conducted human rights field work in Nepal, represented asylum seekers at the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, and worked at the Witswatersrand University Law Clinic in South Africa. She received the Khosla Memorial Fund for Human Dignity Prize for her law school human rights work. After graduation, Liz clerked for Judge Kermit V. Lipez of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Following her fellowship year, she clerked for Justice S. Sandile Ngcobo of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and then served as an Associate Legal Officer at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague.

"Liz is now the Robert M. Cover - Allard K. Lowenstein Fellow in International Human Rights at Yale Law School, where she co-supervises the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and helps coordinate the Schell Center’s human rights activities. Liz is also a Lecturer at Yale University and teaches International Human Rights at Yale College." [1]

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  1. Fellows, Yale Law School, accessed August 6, 2009.