Friday, October 10, 2008

Guest Blogger: Sadie Blanchard

It's IntLawGrrls' great pleasure today to welcome guest blogger Sadie Blanchard (left).
Sadie is a 2d-year student at Yale Law School, where she serves as a student director of the Lowenstein Human Rights Project and as a Senior Editor on the Yale Journal of International Law. In addition, she's a co-director of the Yale Legal Project Assisting the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. After her first year of law school, she worked as a summer Legal Associate at the Documentation Center of Cambodia.
Sadie's other human rights experience includes: research aimed at establishing a framework within which the right of Cameroonian criminal defendants' to an attorney might be ensured; and work with Kidsave International to move orphans out of institutions and into permanent homes.
She received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude in 2002, with a major in economics and a minor in English literature, from the Honors College at Louisiana State University.
Today Sadie contributes to IntLawGrrls' ongoing Khmer Rouge Accountability series with her guest post below, which analyzes how defense demands for translation of documents is being managed by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Heartfelt welcome!

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