Crystal Abbey

Biography

Crystal Abbey has a BA in political science from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, and an MA in history from Eastern Illinois University. Following her first year at Vermont Law School, she was a law clerk at the United States Attorney's Office, District of Vermont. In summer 2013 she studied International Criminal Law and the Impact and Legacy of the Holocaust on the Law in Nuremberg, where she gave an oral argument before the Honorable Geoffrey Robertson in legendary courtroom 600, the same court room where the Nazi trials were held. Crystal is especially interested in the law regarding freedom of expression as it relates to the use of social media in protests.