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Maura Pennington

Maura is pursuing a J.D. at UCLA School of Law.

She is specializing in entertainment law and intellectual property.

She used to be a writer.

Maura received the Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Prize in Russian from Dartmouth College and the Melville B. Nimmer Memorial Prize in Copyright from UCLA.

She still writes and performs sketch comedy with Sweetish.

I have an incredible, passionate desire to live, and to live means always to push forward, towards higher things, towards perfection, and to achieve it.
— Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago