Julia Sherman

Julia Sherman is a third-year law student at Columbia Law School. She has a Bachelor’s degree from McGill University and a Master’s degree in Politics from the University of Cambridge. While at Columbia Law School, Julia served as Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia Human Rights Law Review. She has previous experience working for Human Rights Watch, HIAS, and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. 

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Human Rights and Nuclear Ambitions

8/28/17  //  Commentary

Humanitarian concerns and international human rights law simply can’t be ignored or downplayed in any discussion of the North Korean nuclear problem—they are two sides of the same coin

International Human Rights Law in the Trump Era

3/29/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

The Trump Administration’s actions thus far are not just an attack on human rights norms. And they’re not merely a rejection of international law. They’re also an assault on our national security and foreign policy.

The Story Thus Far: Privacy & Surveillance

3/16/17  //  Daily Update

Since Trump's election, the privacy rights of foreigners (and in some cases of U.S. citizens) have grown still more precarious. Here are some useful analyses of the story thus far.