On Tuesday, March 28, The Lawfare Project's Director of Legal Affairs, Amanda Berman, will address students in the LDB chapter at Loyola University Chicago School of Law on Counterterror and Lawfare - the use of the law as a weapon of war against the United States, Israel and the West. In her role as an attorney, Amanda liaises with the American and international Jewish community on behalf of the Lawfare Project and maintains relationships with LP supporters, donors and clients Amanda writes extensively on lawfare and counter-terror related issues and is a media contributor across various mediums and outlets. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007, with a major in diplomatic history, and she submatriculated into the Fels Institute of Government where she received her Master of Governmental Administration in 2008 with a specialized focus on public policy and nonprofit management. After spending a year doing political and campaign work, Amanda was offered a Dean's Merit Scholarship and a Public Service Scholarship at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While at Cardozo, Amanda staffed the Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, in which she published her Note entitled, "Isn't it Ironic? The Undermining of American Public Policy by American Tax Law, and the Ramifications on Middle East Peace." She was also a Fellow in the Cardozo Program in Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies and a clinical student in both the Bet Tzedek Legal Services and Advanced Human Rights Clinics.
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Karen Eltis Professor Karen Eltis is a tenured faculty member at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada (Section de droit civil) and a Visiting Scholar and Associate Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School.