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Tyrrell family HRSP in Sierra Leone
Tyrrell Receives Rosenbloom Award

Chris Tyrrell received the Rosenbloom Award for his selfless service to other students during the last academic year—the first time a first-year was so recognized by the award, created in 1991 to recognize an academically strong student who at the same time enhanced the academic experience of his or her fellow students. “One of the greatest things about the study of the law at UVA—what Mr. Rosenbloom has successfully highlighted with this award—is the team mentality among students," Tyrrell said. More

Welcome to Koidu

Members of the UVA Law Human Rights Study Project (HRSP) ventured far from the comfort of Mr. Jefferson’s University during spring break to study transitional justice and human rights norms in post-conflict Sierra Leone, the home of a unique form of hybrid international criminal tribunal, the UN Special Court for Sierra Leone. The group interviewed a wide variety of individuals, including the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone, the U.S. Ambassador, the Prosecutor of the UN Special Court, Sierra Leonean and international staff at over 20 NGOs, and a few random mercenaries... More

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