Tag: international

Legal Aid in Tanzania

In 2013 I made my first trip to Tanzania on a Fulbright-Hays Scholarship. Not only was this my first trip outside of the United States, but it was also my first experience speaking Swahili outside of the comforts… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Xiu “Monica” Huang

Five questions with Xiu “Monica” Huang, Visiting Scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? KU offers world-class education and enjoys a strong… Read More

Navy captain’s international missions strengthen appreciation for American way of life

The Navy was not on Capt. Anne Fischer’s radar until her third year of law school, when she noticed a sign-up sheet in Green Hall announcing a visit from a JAG recruiter. “This was before the movie A… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Doğan Durna

Five questions with Doğan Durna, visiting scholar from Turkey 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? In 2010 I met Prof.John Head through a friend of mine… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Yueqing Li

Five questions with Yueqing Li, visiting scholar from China 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? One of my friends recommended KU to me.When viewing… Read More

Visiting Scholar Spotlight: Bakht Munir

Five questions with Bakht Munir, visiting scholar from Pakistan 1. Why did you choose to study at KU Law? How did you learn about our program and establish contact? There are lots of considerations for selecting KU Law,… Read More

Crusading for the planet

3L takes on polluters, habitat destroyers through environmental law internship When people ask what kind of work I did this summer at Earthjustice, I tell them it was like being one of Captain Planet’s planeteers: battling villains that… Read More

Exploring immigration and asylum policy at UNHCR

Interning at UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, seemed like a hopeless goal a year ago, but it became a reality this summer. Thanks to KU Law’s Career Services Office, I attended the Equal Justice Works Conference in Washington… Read More

Building cultural bridges and living in peaceful coexistence

I earned my undergraduate degree in Medinah, the second  most sacred city for Muslims after Makkah. Some of the classes I took in my undergraduate studies included Is­lamic jurisprudence in several schools in Islam, principles of jurisprudence, Islamic… Read More

Studying Biodiversity Law in the Virgin Islands

Over winter break when many of my peers were braving the cold Kansas winter, I found myself attending law school in the Caribbean. While others sat indoors recovering from their holiday feasts, I was swimming, snorkeling, boating and… Read More