Sandra Coliver

Sandra Coliver

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Sandra Coliver, a senior managing legal officer with the Open Society Justice Initiative, litigates, promotes law reform, and works with lawyers and other advocates around the world to defend and strengthen the rights to protest, freely associate, and access and expose information of public interest.  Previously, she directed the Center for Justice and Accountability, worked for three years in Bosnia after the genocide for the UN, OSCE and International Crisis Group, and was the first Law Program Director of Article 19. She has written extensively on freedom of expression and information, including during election periods, and, most recently, a chapter on the right to information as a global norm in Bollinger and Callamard, Regardless of Frontiers: Global Freedom of Expression in a Troubled World (CUP 2021). She served on the faculty of the Summer Program on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law at AU Washington College of Law, clerked for the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley.