Samantha Gogol Lint

Samantha Gogol Lint (she/her/hers), Legal Fellow, is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she specialized in international human rights and international humanitarian law, with a particular interest in the intersection of gender and these areas of law. In the Harvard International Human Rights Clinic, Samantha contributed to a report to a U.N. treaty body on discriminatory family laws in Mauritius and researched the human rights impact of bauxite mining on rural communities in Guinea. Samantha also served as Co-President of HLS Advocates, a 70+ member student group that performs pro bono legal research for human rights organizations, a research assistant for the Program on International Law and Armed Conflict, and as a visiting scholar at the International Criminal Court. She has published articles on amnesties for war crimes in Afghanistan and on the legal implications of a new reproductive health intervention in the US.

Before joining CJA, Samantha was a law clerk for the Hon. Peter J. Messitte, Senior District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and the Hon. Dalila Wendlandt, Associate Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. She was also an intern at the Department of State’s Office of the Legal Advisor, CJA, the Department of Justice’s Office of Human Rights and Special Prosecutions, and the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia.

Samantha holds a B.A. from the University of Richmond, where she led Students for Reproductive Justice and conducted field research on women’s empowerment programs in Rwanda and community health programs in Madagascar.