Molly Biddle is a Senior Legal Assistant in the Washington, DC office of Sanford Heisler Sharp, LLP, a national law firm with offices in the District of Columbia, New York, California, Tennessee, and Maryland. She received her B.A. magna cum laude and with high departmental honors from Haverford College, where she was awarded membership to the Phi Beta Kappa Society.
In her junior year, Molly studied at Lucy Cavendish College, University of Cambridge where she took course work in politics, sociology, and criminology. In her senior year, Molly wrote a thesis on the participation of national liberation movements in the creation of the Additional Protocols to the Geneva Conventions and prepared a senior vocal recital entitled Observing Others.
While at Cambridge, Molly was exposed to the legal system in the United Kingdom. She co-authored a criminology textbook chapter on alternatives to the separation of incarcerated mothers and their children and also assisted a London-based barrister with criminal cases over the summer of 2019. Additionally, Molly participated in the JustIs Learning Together course “The Rule of Law” at HMP Warren Hill where she learned weekly beside her incarcerated classmates and produced a brochure for prisoners on the cognitive behavioral programming that is required in the UK for offenders with indefinite sentences.
Molly plans to eventually pursue an MPhil in Criminology and then go on to law school.
- B.A., Haverford College, 2020