Ani Mamikon is a litigation lawyer at the Department of Justice in Toronto. She practices in the areas of extradition, international and national security law. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Criminology and Political Science, and a Masters in Political Science, specializing in international relations and security studies. Ms. Mamikon has clerked at the Federal Court of Canada, practiced as a criminal defence lawyer and has held various positions in the federal government. Ms. Mamikon is a contributing author to McWilliams’ Canadian Criminal Evidence and has published with UBC Law Review in the area of national security law, specifically focusing on the issue of foreign fighters.