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Lawyer pursuing El Salvador massacre case honored with SCU law award
Posting Date: 04-17-2012
Almudena Bernabeu (second from left) receives the Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize from Santa Clara University School of Law, March 14, for her years of pursuit of justice for victims of human rights abuses. Head of the Center for Justice and Accountability’s Latin America and Transitional Justice Programs, Bernabeu is with (from left) Santa Clara University School of Law Dean Donald Polden; SCU President Michael E. Engh, SJ; Katharine Alexander and George Alexander, former dean of Santa

Almudena Bernabeu (second from left)
receives the Katharine and George Alexander
Law Prize from Santa Clara University School
of Law, March 14, for her years of pursuit
of justice for victims of human rights
abuses. Head of the Center for Justice and
Accountability’s Latin America and
Transitional Justice Programs, Bernabeu is
with (from left) Santa Clara University
School of Law Dean Donald Polden; SCU
President Michael E. Engh, SJ; Katharine
Alexander and George Alexander, former dean
of Santa


On March 14, Almudena Bernabeu, an attorney who has spent 15 years pursuing justice for victims of human rights abuses across Latin America, Africa and the world, was honored with the 2012 Katharine and George Alexander Law Prize from Santa Clara University School of Law.
The award is given to top lawyers who have used their legal careers to help alleviate

injustice and inequity anywhere in the world.
Bernabeu works at the San Francisco-based international human rights Center for Justice and Accountability, where, among the cases she is prosecuting, is the one against Salvadoran officials allegedly responsible for the massacre of six Jesuit priests and two female employees in 1989.
The award ceremony was held at Santa Clara University’s Harrington Learning Commons.

 
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