Rebecca Orleans

Rebecca Orleans graduated from NYU Law in 2022 and is a public defender at Brooklyn Defender Services. Rebecca’s article “Exposing the Backroom Shakedown: The Weaponization of Adult Prosecution in Juvenile Court Plea Negotiations” won the Flora S. and Jacob L. Newman Prize, an annual peer-nominated award for the most outstanding note written for the Review of Law & Social Change, and the Judge Abraham Lieberman Award, a faculty-nominated award for outstanding scholarship in the area of criminal law.