Author: Chris Carpenter

[Chris Carpenter is an associate at an international law firm, where her practice involves international arbitration and international financial litigation matters. The views expressed belong the author alone, and do not represent the views of her employer.] “There’s only one war that matters. The Great War. And it is here.”  Jon Snow Jon Snow and climate scientists have a lot in common. Both...

[Chris Carpenter is a lawyer and researcher in international law. She holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a master’s from the University of Cambridge.] This piece is about imposter syndrome, which I encountered in beginning my master’s at the University of Cambridge. When I submitted an abstract for this symposium, countless memories spanning almost a decade...

[Chris Carpenter is a lawyer and researcher in international law. She holds a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a master’s in International Relations and Politics from the University of Cambridge.] The fundamental goal of a fair trial—at least in theory—is the discovery of truth, and the finding of a verdict on the basis of that truth. But...