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05.01.19 — The Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy (PHRGE) at Northeastern University School of Law is pleased to announce four new appointees to its prestigious fellowship program. Every quarter, PHRGE provides fellowships to outstanding JD and LLM students who have chosen to work with co-op organizations that protect and promote human rights. Each fellow receives $3,500 in financial aid.

Summer 2019 PHRGE Fellowship Recipients


Catherine Houser 20
Alaska Institute for Justice (Anchorage, AK)
Catherine will work with AIJ's Immigration Justice Project to help survivors of domestic and sexual violence and human trafficking apply for asylum.


Tania Murillo ’20
Center for Constitutional Rights (New York, NY)
Tania will assist with CCR’s efforts to protect human rights and promote social justice through partnering with communities on litigation and advocacy.


Khalafalla Osman ’21
Council on American-Islamic Relations (Tampa, FL)
Khalafalla will help with CAIR-Florida’s efforts to hold law enforcement agents accountable for violations of the civil and human rights of individuals in marginalized groups.


Nick Sabin ’20
United States Agency for International Development (Washington, DC)
Nick will work in the USAID Office of the General Counsel on legal matters related to administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.

About Northeastern University School of Law

The nation’s leader in experiential legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law offers the longest-running, most extensive experience-based legal education program in the country and is a national leader in legal education reform. Founded with cooperative legal education as the cornerstone of its program, Northeastern guarantees its students unparalleled practical legal work experiences. All students participate in full-time legal placements, and can choose from the more than 1,500 employers worldwide participating in the school’s signature Cooperative Legal Education Program. The future of legal education since 1968, Northeastern University School of Law blends theory and practice, providing students with a unique set of skills and experience to successfully practice law.

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