Mira Chernick, Legal Fellow, graduated from Harvard Law School in May 2016, where she focused on international humanitarian and human rights law. As part of Harvard’s International Human Rights Clinic, she worked on litigation before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights concerning mass incarceration and prison conditions in Brazil and assisted in drafting a petition for certiorari and reply brief to the Supreme Court in a case asserting corporate accountability for human rights abuses under apartheid in South Africa. She spent her first summer of law school interning at Dejusticia, a human rights NGO in Bogotá, Colombia, where she worked on issues of transitional justice concerning the armed conflict in Colombia. She spent her second summer as a law clerk at the Human Rights and Special Prosecutions Section of the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division, assisting with prosecutions for human smuggling, human rights violations, and international violent crimes. She also interned with CJA over the winter, working primarily on the Jara v. Barrientos case. Mira graduated magna cum laude from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study, where she designed her own concentration in International Human Rights and Social Justice.