Bridget Arimond

Clinical Professor of Law
Director, LLM Program for International Human Rights


Bridget Arimond is the Director of the LLM Program in International Human Rights at Northwestern Prtizker School of Law and a Clinical Professor of Law with the law school’s Center for International Human Rights. She teaches Human Rights Advocacy at the LLM level and Human Rights Clinical Practice, through which she involves JD and LLM students in cases and projects applying the norms of international human rights law, international humanitarian law, and international criminal law.

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Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Teaching
  • International Human Rights


  • AB, Stanford University
  • JD, Harvard University

Prior Appointments

  • Civil Rights Practice, 1997-2003
  • Supervisory Attorney, 1990-1996, Women's Law Project, Legal Assistance Foundation of Chicago
  • Private Civil Rights Practice, 1989-1990
  • Special Deputy Corporation Counsel for Affirmative Action, 1988-1989, City of Chicago
  • Partner, 1986-1987, Davis, Barnhill & Galland
  • Associate, 1979-1985, Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland
  • Law Clerk, 1978, NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc.

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