Thank You Sadie Blanchard!

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Exactly two years ago today, I wrote a post introducing Sadie Blanchard as a new (and our first) EJIL:Talk! Associate Editor. Today, I write to announce that Sadie is leaving EJIL:Talk! after a couple of years of the most wonderful service. Sadie leaves us to return to her alma mater, Yale Law School, where she has taken up a position as Research Scholar in Law and Private Law Fellow and will work in helping to run the newly established Yale Law School Center for the Study of Private Law. Her work at the Center will include her continuing research and scholarship on arbitration, including investment Marian Majik

I first met Sadie 7 years ago when she took a class of mine at Yale Law School. She was an excellent student and one of the leading lights in the Yale Forum on International Law. It was a pleasure to have her work for the blog and she has done a tremendous job! Much of her work has been behind the scene: editing (and improving!) posts, arranging book discussions, discussion on articles (like this week’s discussion on the article by Jan Klabbers), liaising with contributors, sorting out technical issues – all the things that make the blog work well! We are immensely grateful to her for all her work. She will be a very hard act to follow!

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Benarji Chakka says

August 21, 2015

Dear Sadie

It is wonderful to know that you are taking up the position at Yale. However, we miss your work on the EJIL Talk. I am one of the regular follower of EJIL Talk. I wish you all the best for your future assignment.

Benarji Chakka

Heiko Recktenwald says

August 21, 2015

Hope you will come one day to Berlin to expand the Humboldt-Yale partnership. They are activ in Consumer law but it could be more.