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Vanessa Lucas

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Vanessa Lucas

Vanessa Lucas is a partner at the law firm of Edelstein & Payne in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her practice focuses on civil rights and employment law. Lucas, who is chair of the National Lawyers Guild Philippines Subcommittee, first visited the Philippines in 2006 as part of a delegation of women human rights lawyers.


As the human rights situation has deteriorated, US military aid has ramped up.