It is our great pleasure to introduce Sabrina Tremblay-Hue and Mélissa Beaulieu Lussier to IntLawGrrls! Sabrina and Mélissa presented at IntLawGrrls’ 10th Birthday Conference in Athens, Georgia, and in their first post they will share their experiences.
Sabrina Tremblay-Huet is a doctoral candidate in law at the University of Sherbrooke (LL.D.). She holds a Master’s degree in international law (LL.M.) from the University of Quebec in Montreal. She also holds a Bachelor’s degree in international relations and international law (B.A.) from the same university. Sabrina is the co-founder and member of the Critical Legal Research Laboratory. She serves as graduate student representative on the board of the Canadian Law and Society Association (CLSA). Her research interests are mainly critical international legal theory, international tourism law, Inter-American human rights law, and animal law in both the national and international contexts.
Melissa Beaulieu Lussier is a LL.M. candidate at McGill University. Prior to her LL.M. studies, she earned a Bachelor degree in International Relations and international law (B.A.) as well as a Bachelor degree in law (LL.B.) at the Université du Québec à Montréal(UQAM). She previously worked as a legal consultant for the defense team of Bosco Ntaganda, a defendant before the International Criminal Court (ICC). She is also a defense attorney in Montréal, Canada. Her main research interests are international criminal law, international humanitarian law, criminal law and feminist theories. Her master thesis focuses on the prosecution of sexual violence by the ICC.