Andrea J. Ritchie

Andrea J. Ritchie is a police misconduct attorney who has engaged in extensive research, litigation, and advocacy on profiling and policing of women, girls, and LGBT people of color. She served as plaintiffs’ counsel in Doe v. Jindal, a successful challenge to Louisiana’s requirement that individuals convicted of “crime against nature by solicitation” register as sex offenders. She is co-author of QUEER (IN)JUSTICE: THE CRIMINALIZATION OF LGBT PEOPLE IN THE UNITED STATES (2011) and is currently at work on a book on policing of women of color