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Director’s Cut: Piper Hendricks, BS’99

Jul. 28, 2014, 1:47 PM

A disappointing court decision led attorney Piper Hendricks to an unusual change of career—documentary filmmaking—with a little help from a nun.

“I was working in international human rights litigation,” recalls Hendricks, “and was handling cases against corporations, including one against [a tire manufacturer] for using child labor in Liberia. It was an extremely strong case, but due to a decision that eventually made its way to the Supreme Court, it was dismissed.

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Originally published in Vanderbilt Magazine




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