Julien Savoye

Julien Savoye is a Program Fellow of the Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). He completed his Master of Laws (LLM) at Harvard Law School in May 2012. Julien focused on Criminal Justice and Human Rights, wrote a paper comparing the French and the U.S. prosecutor, and participated in several projects including:

  • A report on Human Rights abuses in South East Asia
  • An assessment of freedom of expression in the U.S.
  • Advocacy related to the three strikes bill in Massachusetts
  • A syllabus on transitional justice in southern Africa

Julien is a graduate of the French National Judiciary School, where he served as president of the student government, participating in the reform of training for judges and prosecutors. He continued to focus on training members of the judiciary as a board member of the French Society of Young Judges and Prosecutors. He worked as a prosecutor in the Paris suburbs between 2009 and 2011, focusing on organized crime and participating in the shaping of local policies to promote safety and access to justice among disadvantaged communities. He has also been an intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and at the embassy of France in Croatia, where he wrote an assessment of prisons in Croatia. He holds a Master degree from the Sorbonne University in International Administration.

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