Sarah Butterfield

Student Staff Editor

Sarah Butterfield is a Student Staff Editor at Just Security, 2L at NYU Law, and a Staff Editor on the Review of Law and Social Change. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in International Relations, with a concentration in International Security and Arabic, from Tufts University, Sarah spent several years in North Africa working for a research consulting firm, where she led monitoring and evaluation assessments of development programs. Sarah then worked for St. Andrew’s Refugee Services in Cairo, Egypt as a senior legal advisor, managing a portfolio of refugee and asylum resettlement cases. In her position there, Sarah managed the organization’s efforts to provide legal aid and resettlement and protection support to Syrian refugees. During Summer 2020, Sarah interned for the International Refugee Assistance Project, and during her 2L year, she is a Human Rights Scholar at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, where she works as a research assistant supporting international litigation on behalf of former victims of the extraordinary rendition program and black site detainees. This Spring, Sarah is interning with the American Friends Service Committee, providing legal assistance to detained individuals in removal proceedings.

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