Lindsay Freeman is the Director of Technology, Law, and Policy at the Human Rights Center, UC Berkeley School of Law. Freeman is an international criminal and human rights lawyer with experience working at the International Criminal Court and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. She specializes in the use of technology, digital evidence and online investigations for justice and accountability purposes, particularly in the investigation and prosecution of atrocity crimes. Freeman led the drafting team of the Berkeley Protocol on Digital Open Source Investigations, which the Center co-published with the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
She now runs the Center’s professional training program and oversees the Investigation Lab’s case-building and strategic litigation teams. She is a member of the ABA’s International Criminal Justice Standards Advisory Group and a visiting scholar of practice at Oxford University’s Blavatnik School of Government. Previously, Freeman worked as a trial lawyer for the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office and a law clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s Economic Crime and Securities Fraud Unit. She holds an Adv. LL.M. in public International Law from Leiden University, a J.D. from University of San Francisco School of Law and a B.A. in Political Science from Middlebury College.