Lama Karamé

Lama Karamé is a lawyer and researcher, with a focus on public interest law and social justice. She is a board member of the Beirut-based NGO and research center, The Legal Agenda. Currently, she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Socio-Legal Studies at the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford. She holds an LL.B. in public law from the Saint Joseph University of Beirut, a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the Lebanese University, and an LL.M. in law, culture, and society from SOAS, University of London. Lama was previously a visiting scholar at the Columbia Law School, researching the role of legal professions in promoting social justice.

Articles by: Lama Karamé

The Beirut Blast Investigation: Deploying the Law to Evade Justice 

Not many political regimes can withstand the aftermath of a man-made economic collapse and an avoidable explosion that left the city in ruins, all while evading accountability. However, the suspects in the...