Paulina Araiza Lozano
Transitional Justice Scholar

Paulina earned her Bachelor of Laws degree at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), graduating with an Honorable Mention. During her studies, she interned pro bono at the university’s Public Interest Clinic Against Human Trafficking. She also acted as a research assistant to Dr. Gabriela Rodríguez, focusing on contemporary topics of International Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law.

After graduation, Paulina joined the National Supreme Court of Justice of Mexico as a judicial assistant for Justice Eduardo Medina Mora I., and then became an Auxiliary Clerk for Justice Juan Luis González Alcántara. She had the opportunity to draft judgments concerning the implementation of International Law in domestic law, especially in relation to reproductive and sexual rights. At NYU, Paulina is pursuing an LLM in International Legal Studies, with a particular interest in the relationship between international tribunals and domestic courts.


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