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Launching Your Dream Career in International Human Rights


January 22, 2014 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Room 285
    Ms. Sakarati's talk will focus on the pathway from law school into an international human rights career. 
    Ms. Sakarati is a U.S. lawyer who works on CJA's ATS/TVPA litigation in federal court, and is the civil party lawyer on CJA's case before the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, where she represents Cambodian survivors of Khmer Rouge atrocities in their claims for reparations against the senior leaders on trial in Phnom Penh.  Nushin also runs CJA’s outreach program to the Cambodian diaspora in the U.S.  
    Before joining CJA, Ms. Sarkarati graduated from U.C. Davis School of Law and interned with the U.N. Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Chambers of Judge Illston at the Northern District Court of California.  

    Prior to law school, Ms. Sarkarati worked with several non-profit organizations, including Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa.  She received her B.A. in Philosophy from U.C. Berkeley with a minor in Peace and Conflict Studies.  Ms. Sarkarati is fluent in Farsi and is admitted to practice law in California and Cambodia.

    Co-sponsored by Stanford Human Rights Center. A light lunch will be served.

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