To the Class of 2021:

Congratulations on your graduation and all that you have accomplished during your time at law school.  I have got to know and work with many of you over the last three years in my international law, international human rights and transnational law and lawyering courses, as well as our new comparative constitutional democracy colloquium and environmental justice, public health and human rights seminar.  I have also worked closely with several of you on the Maryland Journal of International Law, our Jessup International Law Moot team and International Law Society.  In that time, our world has changed in many remarkable and unforeseen ways.  You have just lived through and finished your legal studies during a global pandemic and are graduating at a time of unprecedented challenges for the worlds of legal practice and the protection of human rights.  In all that lies ahead, I wish you the very best of luck and all good things.  Please stay in touch with me and your alma mater! 

Professor Danchin