Clients’ resilience bolsters lawyer’s human rights work

A profile on Pamela Merchant and her work with CJA over the past nine years. From the landmark Supreme Court case Samantar v. Yousuf to CJA’s current case against one of the alleged perpetrators of Víctor Jara’s death, writer Mary Jo McConahay traces Merchant’s impact on the organization and her dogged pursuit of justice for victims of human rights abuses.