Sun Kim is an international lawyer who specializes in human rights law, international criminal law and humanitarian law, and the intersection of human rights and technology. Ms. Kim has worked for the United Nations in numerous roles, both as a legal advisor and human rights officer. Ms. Kim was a Legal Officer at the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar where she investigated violations of international law and human rights committed in Myanmar since 2011. Ms. Kim’s domestic legal experience includes as a Staff Attorney at the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in San Francisco where she worked on immigration and civil cases. Ms. Kim has taught International Human Rights Law at the University of San Francisco School of Law. Prior international law experience includes the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, where she worked on the case of The Prosecutor v. Radovan Karadžić; as an attorney for the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights in Berlin; and as an intern at the Pre-Trial Chamber of the Extraordinary Chambers in the Court of Cambodia in Phnom Penh. Ms. Kim holds a BA from UC Berkeley, a masters degree from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, a JD from the University of San Francisco School of Law and an LL.M. from Leiden University. Ms. Kim is also on LinkedIn.
Articles by this author:
The U.N. Fact-Finding Mission: An Accountability Turn for Iran?
by Sun Kim
Dec 15th, 2022