It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Amanda McCaffrey.
Amanda McCaffrey is a JD candidate at Stanford Law School. She has interned for the trial team in the Office of the Prosecutor at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, and works as a student attorney in Stanford’s International Human Rights and Conflict Resolution Clinic. Before law school, she worked as a research assistant and a paralegal on litigation before the International Court of Justice and federal and state courts in California.
At Stanford, she has held leadership positions in the International Law Society, the Stanford Human Rights Law Association, the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Afghanistan Legal Education Project, and the Stanford Prisoner Advocacy and Resources Coalition. Her interests and research in law school center on international conflict resolution and post-conflict justice and reconstruction.
Amanda holds an MFA in creative writing from New York University and a BA in anthropology from the University of California at Berkeley. Her writing has appeared in Just Security, Jewish Currents, Stanford’s Leland Quarterly, the Stanford Daily, and Tin House Online.