Troutman Sanders



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In 2005 a 22-year-old student from the University of Belarus—on an exchange program in the United States—sought American asylum. An active member of Belarus's pro-democracy opposition party, she said that she had been subjected to political persecution, physical abuse, imprisonment, and torture in her country, and feared returning there. The Am Law Pro Bono 100Troutman Sanders took the case in November 2006, when it was referred to the firm by the nonprofit Human Rights First.

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