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Lyndsey Raynor

Communications Expert and Development Professional

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Experienced communications specialist with a demonstrated history of working in international development and legal services. Currently pursuing a Master of Jurisprudence from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, specializing in rule of law for development. Skilled in writing and editing, project management, and communications services. Currently looking for opportunities at international organizations in the European and Asian regions.

Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Implications of Soft Law in Large-Scale Refugee Crises

Adopted last week, the “New Deal for Refugees” vows to bring about real change to large-scale refugee crises. The 2018 United Nations (UN) Global Compact for Refugees seeks to assist countries facing such crises, particularly low- and middle-income countries, as well as relevant stakeholders in developed countries. Written on behalf of the international community as a whole, the compact provides a people-first approach to responses and recommendations, based on the principle of burden- and...

ABA Rule of Law Initiative
Lost at Sea: The Rule of Law in the Migration Crisis

At the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (ABA ROLI), the topic of refugees and migrants has been trending lately. With 65 million people on the move, according to the International Organization for Migration the world is seeing the largest migration of people since World War II.

University of Virginia School of Law
Ready Your Ballot: UVA Law Professors to Critique Presidential Campaign Speeches

Law professors and public speaking experts Robert Sayler and Molly Bishop Shadel are teaming up for the second time to evaluate what makes election speeches soar. Public speaking experts and University of Virginia School of Law professors Robert Sayler and Molly Bishop Shadel recently relaunched their blog, " Tongue-Tied Applied," to explore how rhetoric functions in the 2016 presidential campaign.

University of Virginia School of Law
33rd Annual UVA Law Softball Tournament Raises Over $25,000

Students and alumni from 52 schools around the country gathered in Charlottesville last weekend for the 33rd annual North Grounds Softball League Invitational at the University of Virginia School of Law. The tournament raised more than $25,000 for the local charity ReadyKids and the Public Interest Law Association.

University of Virginia School of Law
UVA Law Students and Dean Join Effort to 'Listen First'

Second-year law students Kemi Adegoroye and Elaine Sylvester discuss their experiences with listening through the Listen First Project. Two University of Virginia School of Law students and Dean Paul G. Mahoney are participating in an effort to encourage listening as a way to bridge divides in a polarized world.

University of Virginia School of Law
UVA Law Students Research a Path to Peace in Colombia

Students in the Human Rights Study Project at the University of Virginia School of Law recently traveled to Bogota, Colombia, to examine the ongoing peace negotiations between the Colombian government and leaders of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the largest guerrilla group in the South American country.

University of Virginia School of Law
UVA Law Team Headed to National Transactional Law Moot Court Competition

Eddie Sniezek '16, Willard Younger '18 and Yue Wang '17 recently won a competition designed to teach students to handle issues in transactional law. A team from the University of Virginia School of Law recently won two awards at a LawMeets moot court competition on transactional law, which advances them to the finals in New York City.

University of Virginia School of Law
UVA Law School's Phoebe Willis '17 Appointed New Student Member on UVA Board of Visitors

Phoebe Willis determination to be a student appointee to the Universitys governing board before her law school graduation has paid off. She will serve during the 2016-17 term. As a sixth-generation student at the University of Virginia, second-year law student Phoebe Willis was on a mission: become the voice of the student body on the UVA Board of Visitors before leaving Grounds again.

University of Virginia School of Law
Five UVA Law Students Attend Salzburg Cutler International Law Fellows Program

Kristin Marshall '17, Louis Evans LL.M. '16, Muhammad Syafruddin LL.M. '16, Patrick Dorsey '16, Yiqing Wang '16 and Professor Ashley Deeks Five University of Virginia School of Law students recently attended the fourth annual Salzburg Cutler Law Fellows Program, a national fellowship program that gives students the opportunity to establish connections and expand their interest in international law.

The Arlington Catholic Herald
Keeping their 'Options' open for all - The Arlington Catholic Herald

Bishop O'Connell High School in Arlington, Holy Spirit School in Annandale and St. Charles Early Childhood Education Center in Arlington will begin the school year with new options for students with intellectual disabilities. The schools join three others with established programs - Paul VI Catholic High School in Fairfax, Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School in Dumfries and St.

The Arlington Catholic Herald
Biking for God's creation - The Arlington Catholic Herald

Ed Myers, a Sterling resident and a parishioner of Christ the Redeemer Church, has a new, environmentally friendly vehicle he uses to get to work. In May, Myers purchased an ELF FR, a low-speed electric bicycle that seats two people and has a battery-powered motor, which can be charged by a solar panel or an electrical outlet.

Henrico Citizen
Guns used in most suicides in U.S., Va.

In 2012, a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Reserve shot himself in the head at a shooting range in Colonial Heights after renting a .40-caliber Smith & Wesson. The sound of gunshots at shooting ranges is pervasive. But the sound of suicide is becoming more common than anyone would hope for.

Capital News Service

Virginia Closes Legal Gap on Human Trafficking By Lyndsey Raynor Capital News Service RICHMOND - Twenty-five years after the hit movie "Pretty Woman," Virginia is getting more serious about an issue that the film treats humorously - sex trafficking.

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