► Hélène Ruiz Fabri (left) is the inaugural Dean of the Sorbonne Law School, which gathers the 5 law departments of Université Paris 1. She remains as well a Professor of Public Law in that university's Panthéon Sorbonne law faculty.
►Monika Kalra Varma (right) will begin her new position as Executive Director of the Pro Bono Program of the District of Columbia Bar on September 30. She will be in charge of coordinating efforts of the private bar to make legal representation and advice available to low-income persons, small businesses, and community-based nonprofit organizations in the District.
► Elizabeth Lutes Hillman (left) is the new President of the National Institute of Military Justice (on whose board Beth Van Schaack and yours truly, among others, are honored to serve). She succeeds our colleague and longtime NIMJ President Eugene R. Fidell.. A Professor at the University of California Hastings College of Law and retired Air Force officer, she's aptly suited to lead NIMJ into its 3 decade.
► Kristine A. Huskey (right) is now the Director of the Anti-Torture Program of Physicians for Human Rights. Since mid-July, she's led that NGO's policy and advocacy work related to abuse of persons in U.S. custody, at Guantánamo, Afghanistan, or elsewhere. Long active in GTMO-related litigation, Kristine also is slated to teach a national security course as an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown this fall.
► Luz Estella Nagle (right), Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law, this year is Co-Chair of the International Committee of the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section.
► Finally, a belated congratulations to Annecoos Wiersema (right), now completing her 1st year at her (relatively) new home institution, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, where's she's an Associate Professor.
Heartfelt congratulations to all!