Note & Comment Editor Team


JLI Volume 40 Note & Comment Editor Team


Braxton Haake ’22, Note & Comment Editor


Thor Hawrey ’22, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: He, Him
Hometown: Miller Place, NY
Other Degrees: Stony Brook University, B.S. Political Science
JLI Publications: Where is the U.S. Military?: An Update on the Department of Defense’s Efforts to Prevent Sexual Assault and to Protect Victims


Sharon Beck ’22, Lead Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her
Hometown: Moraga, CA
Other Degrees: Gonzaga University, Political Science and International Relations
Interested In: Labor & Employment Law; Civil Litigation
Law School Involvement: Housing Clinic, Student and Student Director; Outlaw, Former Eboard, Mentor, and Member; WLSA, Mentor and Member; If/When/How, Member; LLSA, Member
Community Involvement: MN AG’s Office, Former Law Clerk
Hobbies: Hiking, cycling, reading, spending time with dog; cooking.
JLI Publications: Where There’s Not a Will, There’s a Way: What We Can Learn From Same-Sex Adult Adoption; A Discriminatory Definition of “Mother:” The Injustice of the British Birth Registry System


Abbie Maier ’22, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: She/Hers
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Other Degrees: Texas A&M University (B.A. in English & Communication)
Interested In:Family Law, Body Image Law, Products Liability
Law School Involvement: Asylum Law Project Participant, Well-Being Initiative, Gamma Eta Gamma, Admissions Ambassador, TORT
Community Involvement: Reader/Writer Program Volunteer
Hobbies: Swimming
JLI Publications: Who Is the Foreseeable User?: Manufacturers’ Duty to Warn Multilingual Users


Kendra Saathoff ’22, Note & Comment Editor

Pronouns: she/her
Hometown: Seattle, WA
Other Degrees: Pacific Lutheran University, BA in Sociology and BA in Hispanic Studies
Interested In: Domestic violence, family law, immigration, human rights
Law School Involvement: ALP, Clemency Clinic, Research Assistant for Professor Murray
Community Involvement: Legal Intern at the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Law Clerk at Tubman, Legal Intern at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, and Legal Extern at the Northwest Justice Project (Spring 2022)
Hobbies: I shamelessly love to watch reality TV. 
JLI Publications: How Family Law Court Exacerbates the Effects of Domestic Violence; Discriminating Against Survivors of Domestic Violence as Sex-Based Discrimination Under Title VII