Sara Robinson
Legal Fellow, Global Justice Clinic
Wilf Hall Room 518
Biography

Sara Robinson is a Legal Fellow at the Global Justice Clinic at New York University School of Law. Sara graduated magna cum laude from NYU School of Law in 2019 where she was a Hays Civil Liberties fellow. During law school, Sara interned with the Human Rights Program at the ACLU, the Brennan Center for Justice, the National Security Project at the ACLU, and the Knight First Amendment Institute. She was also a law student advocate in the Global Justice Clinic. In these different roles, Sara’s work focused on advancing accountability and civil liberties in US national security policies and practices.

Before law school, Sara worked as a Refugee Campaigner at Amnesty International in Israel. Her work focused on promoting and protecting the rights of refugees and asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa. Prior to that role, Sara worked at Physicians for Human Rights-Israel, where she wrote a report on food and water insecurity in the Gaza Strip and advocated to end human trafficking of Eritrean refugees in Sinai, Egypt. For the past 10 years, Sara has assisted refugees and asylum seekers with family reunification and humanitarian sponsorship applications to the United States and Canada.

In addition to her JD degree, Sara holds an MA in Human Rights Studies from Columbia University and a BA in Political Science and Middle East Studies from Yale University.

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