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Law Students Spend Spring Break in Malawi Courtrooms

Students helped gather witnesses and evidence to bring several criminal cases to court

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August 7, 2009 | by Matt Paolelli

Accompanied by Sandra Babcock, the clinical director of the Center for International Human Rights, a group of law students assisted criminal defense lawyers in Malawi by interviewing witnesses, conducting research and developing defense strategies.

Vanessa Ortblad, a graduating third-year Northwestern Law student, discusses her spring break experience working in the courtrooms of Malawi.

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