About California Robin

Robin has a J.D. from Columbia Law School and a M.S. from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in New York City. She has worked as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. and as a lawyer in Palo Alto, California. Currently, she is a freelance writer and an external lecturer in law at Copenhagen Business School, where she also completed her Ph.D.

Sessions as Attorney General Could Divide Rather Than Unite

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Senator Jeff Sessions may have a good resume. But he could be on the wrong side of history. Born in Selma, Alabama, he was a Republican student body president on Bloody Sunday in 1965. Instead of promoting justice for all, he may prefer justice for the few. Read my article in Kongressen.com (In Danish).

About Me

Robin

Robin is a freelance journalist and a university educator. Her work has appeared in The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Washington Post, the Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR2 Deadline, DR2 Dagen), Kristeligt Dagblad and Information. She has been interviewed in Danish by P1 Orientering, Radio 24/7, Ritzau and Kristeligt Dagblad on US legal issues.

Robin has an M.S. from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, a J.D. from Columbia Law School, both in New York City, and a Ph.D. from Copenhagen Business School, where she was assistant professor. She has worked as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C. for four years and as a lawyer in California. From March-September 2015, she was a guest scholar at U.C. Hastings School of Law to start research on a book.

Currently, she is an external lecturer in American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark where she teaches American History, American Business History and Case Studies in American Legal History. You can follow Robin on Twitter.

Gay U.S. ambassador is a reality TV star in Denmark

Ambassador Rufus Gifford is a role model. “One of the biggest struggles you have as a young, gay person is figuring out how to be comfortable in your own skin,” he said. “I mean, you would lie in bed at night when you were 15, 16, 17 years old and just figure out if there was some way to escape your body.” Read his story in USA Today.

Photo by Bjarke Frederiksen. Danish PM  Lars Løkke Rassmussen, Ambassador Rufus Gifford & his husband, Dr. Stephen DeVincent.