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Law students partner with Swiss organization to track war criminals

Law student Alexandra Rickart is part of the collaboration between the University of Baltimore School of Law’s Center for International and Comparative Law and TRIAL Watch. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

A fellow at the University of Baltimore School of Law's Center for International and Comparative Law, Alexandra Rickart spent over a month delving into the criminal history of a convicted war criminal and writing a detailed profile as part of a partnership between the law school and TRIAL, or Tracking Impunity Always, a Swiss nongovernmental organization that tracks and publishes information on those who are alleged to have committed genocide, torture or other war crimes. Students began working on the project — called TRIAL Watch — last fall, and Rickart is one of five students at the center who are participating this semester.

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Pursuit of mutual understanding

As young lawyers, we tend to be bombarded with invitations to attend seminars, lectures, workshops, CLEs, roundtables, brown bag lunches, networking events, cocktail events and other non-billable educational and community-based activities. These invitations can come from other attorneys in our ...

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