People Roles: Authors

Deputy Director and Clinical Instructor, Criminal Justice Institute, Harvard Law School. B.A. 1978, Yale University, J.D. 1982, New York University School of Law.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, Department of Criminal Justice, University of Wisconsin-Parkside. J.D., William and Mary; LL.M., Queen’s University (Canada).

Sterling Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the School of Medicine, Yale University, and Director of the Child Study Center at Yale University. He is the author of numerous books and articles on child development, child psychiatry and child welfare

Professor of Law, Russell Baker Scholar and Acting Director, Center for Studies of Criminal Justice, University of Chicago; Member, Illinois Bar. A.B., Harvard University, 1962; LL.B., Harvard Law School, 1965.

Alec Karakatsanis graduated from Yale College in 2005 and Harvard Law School in 2008, where he remains a Post-Graduate Research Fellow. He is currently a public defender in Alabama.

Assistant Professor of Legal Studies, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia

Alexandra Kalev, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Tel Aviv University, Ph.D. in Sociology, Princeton University, 2006

Alexis Piazza is an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and a member of the ACLU of California’s Education Equity Team.

Professor of Law and Herbert J. Hanoch Scholar, Rutgers Law School, Newark, NJ.; A.B., J.D., University of Michigan. Professor Blumrosen has served as a consultant to the Departments of Justice and Labor, as Chief of Conciliations for EEOC and as

B.A., 1973, Indiana University; M.A., 1977, Indiana University; J.D., 1992, New York University School of Law.

L.L.M. (Advocacy) 1991, Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. 1985, New York University; B.A. 1979, Bryn Mawr College.

New York University Fellow, Equal Justice Initiative of Alabama. J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005.

Alicia Ybarra is the Organizing and Campaign Liason of the Workfare and Low-Wage Workforce Project at the National Employment Law Project. She joined NELP in1997 after serving as an Assistant Director of the Political Action Department at Local 1199 of

J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005; M.P.A., New York University Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, 2005; A.B., Harvard University, 2001.

Lecturer of Law, Boston University School of Law. J.D., 1986, Boston University School of Law; B.A., 1983, Boston University.

Executive Director, ACLU National Prison Project. Mr. Bronstein has been the Executive Director of the National Prison Project of the American Civil Liberties Union Foundation since 1972 and, in that capacity, has been involved with much of the major prisoners’

Alyssa Bell currently serves as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Richard Paez, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She graduated magna cum laude from the New York University School of Law in May 2010, where she was

Senior Detention Attorney with the Immigrant Rights Program of the American Friends Service Committee (“AFSC”) in Newark, New Jersey. She has served as adjunct faculty at Rutgers School of Law-Newark where she teaches Immigration Law, and adjunct faculty at Seton

Senior Research Associate with the Center for Women in Government and Civil Society, the State University of New York, Albany; former Executive Director of the New York State Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence.

The author is currently a Policy Career Development Fellow sponsored by The Pew Memorial Trust at The RAND/UCLA Center for Health Policy Study, P.O. Box 2138, Santa Monica, CA 90406. She will be returning to her position as a supervising

N.Y.U. School of Law, J.D. 2009; Trial Attorney at the Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc.

Amy Sugimori, N.Y.U. School of Law, 1999, was an Editor-in-Chief of the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Change in 1998-99. She is currently the Executive Director of La Fuente, A Tri-State Worker & Community Fund, Inc., a labor-community collaborative

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

Law Clerk, 2004-05, The Honorable Reena Raggi, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. J.D., Harvard Law School, 2004; A.B., Brown University, 1999.

Associate Professor of Law, Columbia University. B.A., College of the City of New York, 1968; M.A., Columbia University, 1969; J.D., Harvard University, 1972.

Coordinating Attorney in Housing Law at Community Action for Legal Services, New York, New York. B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1972; J.D., New York University, 1978.

Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. A.B., Harvard University, 1956; LL.B., Harvard University, 1960.

Skadden Fellow, Urban Justice Center Community Development Project; Senior Editor, The Next American City; Law Clerk to the Honorable Janet C. Hall, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, 2004-05. J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004;

Anjali Pathmanathan is a criminal defense attorney by training, and former public defender at the Legal Aid Society of New York’s Criminal Defense Practice. As a public defender, Anjali represented individuals accused of misdemeanors and felonies in Brooklyn, New York.

Professor of Law, American University, Washington College of Law. A.B., 1971, Bryn Mawr College; J.D., 1978, Harvard Law School.

Assistant Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Social Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City and Director of Research for the East Harlem Interfaith Welfare Committee.

B.A., 1986, Carleton College; J.D., 1992, New York University School of Law. The author is currently a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Harold A. Baker, United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. Starting in the Fall

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayetteville. L.L.M., The George Washington University Law School, J.D., University of Wisconsin School of Law, B.A., Brown University.

AnnJanette Rosga, Ph.D., received her doctorate in 1998 from the History of Consciousness program at the University of California, Santa Cruz. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Knox College in Illinois, and has published in the

Ph.D. candidate, Political Science and Public Administration and Policy, University of Georgia; J.D., Washington and Lee University; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Haywood Burns Chair in Civil Rights, CUNY School of Law, 2006-2007; Associate Professor, Boston College Law School.

Anthony Thompson is a Professor of Clinical Law at New York University School of Law whose work focuses on criminal law and civil litigation. He and Professor Bell have been friends and colleagues for a number ofyears. Thompson has written

Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Adjunct Professor of Law, and Managing Attorney, Federal Litigation Clinic, New York Law School; A.B., Brown University, 1981; J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1984.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of Clinical Programs, Syracuse University College of Law. B.A., Trinity College; J.D., New York University School of Law; LLM., Georgetown University Law Center.

Director, Political Asylum Project of the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, New York City; member, State Bar of New York. A.B., Columbia University, 1971; J.D., New York University, 1976.

Legal Director, New York Civil Liberties Union; B.A., Johns Hopkins University, 1964; J.D., Cornell University Law School, 1968.

Adjunct Professor of Law, New York University School of Law. Vice Chairman, U.S. Helsinki Watch Committee; Vice Chairman, Fund for Free Expression; Director and Fellow, New York Institute for the Humanities. Formerly Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union

Professor McFarlane has an A.B. from Harvard-Radcliffe and a J.D. from Stanford Law School where she was a member of the Stanford Law Review. She joined the University of Baltimore School of Law faculty after clerking for the Hon. A.

Executive Assistant, the Honorable Juanita Bing Newton, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives.

Professor of Law, University of Manitoba, Faculty of Law. B.A.. 1963. Trinity College; LL.B., 1967, University of Connecticut Law School; LL.M.. 1969. New York University School of Law.

Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Professor of Pediatrics, Brown University Program in Medicine. B.A., 1969; Boston University, M.A. 1970; Ph.D., 1973, Michigan State University. Research Grants: NIH -1 U10 HD27904-01 (Multicenter Network of Neonatal Intensive Care Units (Apr. 1991

Chief Defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia; President, National Legal Aid and Defender Association; former Deputy Attorney General and Chief, Office of CriminalLaw, Pennsylvania Department of Justice.

Hon. Betty Weinberg Ellerin is currently Senior Counsel to Alston & Bird and Chair of the New York State Judicial Committee on Women in the Courts. A judge for thirty years, she was the first woman Deputy Chief Administrative Judge

J.D. 2017, New York University School of Law. A special thank you to the editorial staff of the N.Y.U. Review of Law & Social Changeand particularly to Molly A Griffard, Charlotte G.L. Heyrman, Bobby Hunter, Joanna R. Loomis, and Nora

2006 graduate of New York University School of Law. He has represented individuals on death row and juveniles serving life without the possibility of parole in the Deep South. He is currently a criminal justice attorney in New York City.

J.D., New York University School of Law, 2004; B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001.

Clinical Teaching Fellow, Farmworker Legal Assistance Clinic, Cornell Law School (J.D., New York University School of Law; B.A., Stanford University).

Brianna Hathaway graduated from New York University School of Law in May 2019, and is now an Associate at Jones Day.

Law Clerk to the Chief Judge James T. Giles, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. J.D., 2002, New York University School of Law.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law, Gonzaga University School of Law. J.D. magna cum laude, Boston University School of Law, 1994.

Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law. The author recently served as Secretary of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty.

The author is a visiting clinical professor at the Center for Social Justice, Seton Hall University School of Law. He previously worked as an attorney in the Immigration Law Unit of the Legal Aid Society in New York City.

Inez Milholland Professor of Civil Liberties, New York University School of Law; National Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union (1981-1986); founding Legal Director, Brennan Center for Justice at NYU.

Director, National Defender Leadership Institute, National Legal Aid and Defender Association.

Visiting Professor of Law, Washington University in St. Louis, Professor of Law, Saint Louis University, School of Law, LL.M. Columbia University, Law Clerk to the Honorable Mr. Justice lacobucci, Supreme Court of Canada, LL.B. University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Professor of Law & Judge Frederick Lacey Scholar, Rutgers University School of Law (Newark).

Associate, Zalkind & Sheketoff, Boston, Massachusetts; B.A. Carnegie-Mellon University, 1972; Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Pittsburgh, 1977; J.D. Yale University, 1982.

Ms. Stack (Ph.D. Illinois) is Director of the Center for the Study of the Family and the State at Duke University where she is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Anthropology. The author of All Our Kin: Strategies for

Caroline Fredrickson is President of the American Constitution Society (ACS). During her tenure, Fredrickson has helped grow ACS, which now has lawyer chapters across the country, student chapters in nearly every law school in the United States, and thousands of

Lecturer, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley; Co-Director, Central American Refugee Defense Fund. B.A., University of Arizona, 1971; J.D., Northeastern University, 1976.

Professor of Law, UCLA; Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law Center, 1994; A.B. Barnard College, 1971; J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1974.

Law Clerk to the Honorable Harry Pregerson, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. J.D., 2000, N.Y.U. School of Law.

Catharine F. Haukedahl is Assistant Chief Deputy Attorney General and former manager of the Attorney General’s Agricultural Unit in the Solicitor General’s Division. She received her B.A. in government and economics from Smith College in 1974 and her J.D. from

Geoffrey C. Bible & Murray H. Bring Professor of Constitutional Law at Tulane University School of Law.

J.D. Candidate, Northern Illinois University College of Law, December, 2010;M.S., Northern Illinois University; B.S., Benedictine University.

Cathren Cohen, Law Fellow, Lambda Legal. J.D., New York University School of Law, 2017; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2014.

Professor, University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law. B.A., Oberlin College; J.D., New York University School of Law. Managing Editor, N.Y.U Review of Law & Social Change (1986-87).

Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center (on leave). Government ethics rules preclude me from doing much more than editing the transcript of the speech I delivered at this symposium. For that reason, this speech

Visiting Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Partner, Jessamy Fort & Ogletree; former Deputy Director, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. B.A., 1974, MA., 1975, Stanford University; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1978.

Jesse Climenko Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; Founder and Director of the Criminal Justice Institute and the Saturday School Program; and Associate Dean of the Harvard Law School Clinical Program. Charles J. Ogletree served as a public defender in

A.B., 1972, Cornell University; J.D., 1978, Georgetown University Law Center. Assistant Director of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Legal Problems of the Elderly which is responsible for research, project development, and education in the areas of health law, long-term

Clinical Law Professor, Criminal Law Clinic, New York University School of Law. A.B., Emory University, 1965; J.D., New York Law School, 1968.

Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law and co-director of the Family Defense Clinic, New York University School of Law.

Law Clerk to the Honorable Harry Pregerson, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. J.D., 2002, New York University School of Law.

Mr. Rosen is Executive Director at the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), a private, non-profit membership and research organization located at 426 17th Street, Suite 650, Oakland, California 94612.

Professor of Psychology, University of California, Santa Cruz. B.A., University of Pennsylvania; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University; J.D., Stanford Law School.

Dan Kesselbrenner is the Director of the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyer’s Guild. He serves as a consultant to Central American Refugee Centers across the country.

Ph.D. candidate at Harvard Business School. J.D., New York University School of Law.

Associate Clinical Professor, Boston College Law School; Director, Boston College Immigration and Asylum Project.

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law; J.D. 2005, University of Florida; B.A. 2002, Franklin and Marshall College. Prior to entering the academy, I practiced labor, employment, and education law at a large law firm in upstate

Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Author, GOOD COPS: THE CASE FOR PREVENTIVE POLICING (2005) and PROFILES IN INJUSTICE: WHY RACIAL PROFILING CANNOT WORK (2002).

David AJ. Richards is a professor at New York University School of Law. Professor Richards received his law degree from Harvard Law School in 1971 and his Ph.D. in Philosophy in 1970 from Oxford University.

Associate Professor, Creighton University School of Law. J.D., University of Illinois College of Law; LL.M., University of Pennsylvania Law School.

B.A., B.S., University of California, Irvine; M.S., Stanford University; J.D., New York University School of Law; Professor of Law, University of Southern California Gould School of Law.

Manhattan Borough President. B.A., Howard University 1950; J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1956.

Associate with Webster & Sheffield, New York, New York. B.A., Brown University. 1973; J.D., New York University, 1986.

Law clerk, The Honorable Leonard B. Sand, Southern District of New York; J.D. ,1996, New York University; A.B., 1989, Harvard University.

David Ellerman, Ph.D., is cofounder and staff economist of the ICA, and has worked in the field of workplace democracy for fifteen years. Dr. Ellerman has received graduate degrees in Philosophy, Economics, and Mathematics, and has taught mathematics, computer science,

Mr. Fanshel is a professor at the Columbia University School of Social Work. He is the author of a large-scale longitudinal study of foster children and has published numerous books, monographs and articles reporting on studies of foster care, adoption,

Staff Associate for Economic Development, Interface, New York City; Project Director, Industrial Retention Project

B.S. Cornell University (1965); LL.B. Columbia University (1968); LL.M. University of Pennsylvania (1971). Member of the Philadelphia law firm of Kairys, Rudovsky & Maguigan and Philadelphia counsel for the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee.

Law clerk to the Honorable Timothy K. Lewis, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; J.D. 1996, New York University School of Law.

J.D., New York University School of Law, 2017; B.A., Brown University, 2012.

Member of the firm of Anderson, Russell, Kill & Olick, P.C, B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1984; J.D. magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1987. Law Clerk to the Honorable Gary S. Stein, Justice, Supreme Court of New

J.D., The George Washington University; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; B.A., University of Pennsylvania. This article benefited substantially from faculty presentations at the University of New Mexico School of Law, Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver, and Seattle

Dean Spade is an associate professor at the Seattle University School of Law and is currently a fellow in the Engaging Tradition Project at Columbia Law School.

B.A., 1988, University of Michigan; J.D., 1992, New York University School of Law. The author is currently working as a consultant to the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights, on refugee protection concerns in the former Yugoslavia. She received the NYU

B.A., Brandeis University; M.A.T., Harvard University; J.D., Northeastern University School of Law; LL.M., Harvard Law School; Lecturer on Law (Immigration Law and Asylum and Refugee Law), Clinical Instructor and Coordinator, Immigration and Refugee Programs, Harvard Law School.

B.A. University of Wisconsin, 1971; J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1976. Groban Olson & Associates, a Detroit law firm, is general counsel for the Midwest Employee Ownership Center and specializes in representing clients in Michigan and other states on

Staff attorney, Community Legal Services, Inc., 3638 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140.

Director of the Keck Center on Legal Ethics and the Legal Profession, Professor of Law, Stanford University. B.A., 1974, Yale University; J.D., 1977, Yale University.

Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School. B.A., Smith College, 1993; J.D., Yale Law School, 1996.

Staff Attorney, New York Legal Assistance Group, Tenants’ Rights Unit; J.D. 2015, New York University School of Law.

Ms. Rothberg was co-editor of the Symposium entitled “Sex, Politics, and the Law: Lesbians & Gay Men Take the Offensive,” held at New York University School of Law on February 22, 1986. She is an associate at Sage, Gray, Todd

B.A., 1988, New York University; JD., 1994, New York University School of Law (expected); Co-Founder, WHAM! (Women’s Health Action and Mobilization).

Research Professor of Education at New York University and senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

Professor of Economics and Public Administration, Graduate School of Public Administration, New York University; member of the Board of Directors of the Municipal Assistance Corporation for the City of New York. B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1946; M.A., M.P.A., Harvard University,

Assistant Professor at the School of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong; J.S.D. candidate, Yale Law School; Attorney admitted to practice in the State of New York; B.A. in Jurisprudence (Oxford); LL.M. (Yale).

Dean and Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey. B.A., University of California, 1951; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1959

Professor, College of Law, University of Toledo. A.B., University of California, Berkeley; M.S., Northwestern University; J.D., University of California, Los Angeles.

Law Clerk for the Honorable Albert W. Cofrin, Senior Judge for the United States District Court for the District of Vermont. J.D., 1990, Vermont Law School; B.S., 1979, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point.

Director of Research, New York State Defenders Association. Ph.D. candidate, StateUniversity of New York at Albany. B.A., State University of New York at Utica, 1979; M.A., State University of New York at Albany, 1980.

Ms. Noyes is a Revson Legislative Fellow with the New York State Senate’s Minority Task Force on Women’s Issues.

Partner, Boggan, Patton & Thorn, New York, New York. Chair-person Elect. Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities, American Bar Association. Co-author. The Rights of Gay People (ACLU handbook).

National Staff Counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, and author of Federal Court Awards of Attorney’s Fees (1981).  

Chief Counsel, Asian Americans for Equality. B.S., University of Illinois, 1966; J.D., Northwestern University, 1969.

Professor of Law, Touro College of Law. B.A., 1970, Skidmore College; J.D., 1975, L.L.M., 1991, New York University School of Law

Elisa Cariño, New York University School of Law, 2017; B.A. University of Chicago, 2013.

Staff Attorney and former Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom Public Interest Fellow, Community Legal Aid Society, Inc.; Adjunct Professor of Law, Temple Law School; B.A., Stanford University, 1997; J.D., NYU School of Law, 2001.

Associate, Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP. J.D., New York University School of Law,2008. B.A., Barnard College, 2004. Since November 2008, the author has served as aCommunity Service Fellow at the Juvenile Rights Practice of the Legal Aid Society, where she represents

Elizabeth Ehrenfest Steinglass is a Research Fellow at New York University School of Law and a doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Law, University of Chicago School of Law, 2003-05. J.D., Yale Law School, 2002. Ph.D. in English, King’s College, University of Cambridge, 2002.

A.B., Modem Culture Media and Political Science, Brown University, summa cum laude (2000); J.D., New York University School of Law (2004); Ph.D. candidate, New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Law and Society Program.

Staff Attorney, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc. B.A., 1979, Barnard College; J.D., 1982, Columbia University.

Hon. Ellen M. Yacknin is an Acting County Court Judge in Monroe County, New York. From 1989 until she assumed the Rochester City Court bench in 2003, Judge Yacknin was Senior Counsel for Health and Litigation at the Greater Upstate

Lecturer in Law and S.J.D. candidate, University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, School of Criminal Justice, University of Toledo. Ph.D., University at Albany.

Assistant Professor of Law, Hofstra University. B.A., 1975, Yale; M.A., 1977, Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand); J.D., 1979, Yale. Professor Freedman has represented numerous capital prisoners around the country seeking collateral relief from their convictions and sentences.

Erika Wilson serves as the Thomas Willis Lambeth Distinguished Chair in Public Policy and associate professor of law at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her research and teaching interests include clinical legal education, education law and policy, specifically obtaining educational equality for disadvantaged

Senior Staff Attorney, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund (“Lambda”); Adjunct Professor, Columbia University School of Law;, J.D., Harvard Law School, 1983; B-A., Yale, 1978. Lambda is the nation’s oldest and largest lesbian and gay legal rights organization and is

Mr. Waters is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He earned his Ph.D. from the Institute of Child Development at the University of Minnesota. He has published more than thirty research

Ezra Rosser joined the Washington College of Law faculty in 2006. He has taught Property, Federal Indian Law, Poverty Law, Land Use, and Housing Law. Previously he served as a visiting professor at Ritsumeiken University, a 1665 Fellow at Harvard

Staff Attorney, Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem; J.D., 1993, NYU School of Law; B.A., 1989, Dartmouth College. Florian Miedel grew up in Berlin, Germany

Professor of Law at the University of Miami School of Law. J.D., Yale Law School; Ph.D.,Harvard University.

B.A., 1976, Antioch College; J.D., 1979, University of Pennsylvania School of Law. The author is Legal Director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and an adjunct professor of law at C.U.N.Y. Law School.

Frank Dobbin, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, Ph.D. in Sociology, Stanford University, 1987.

Jackson Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin. B.S., University of Wisconsin, 1947; LL.B., University of Wisconsin, 1949.

B.A, 1963, Wayne State University; J.D., 1967, University of Chicago. The author has been at University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, since 1985 as Professor of Law and Director of the Earl Warren Legal Institute. His

B.A., Princeton University, 1977;  J.D., New York University School of Law, 1994.Visiting Assistant Professor, Cornell University School of Law, Spring 1996.

Ph.D., 1971, University of Pennsylvania (sociology); Assistant Professor of Psychiatry. Medical College of Pennsylvania; Regional Coordinator, Section on Drug & Alcohol Abuse, Medical College of Pennsylvania; Consultant to the Criminal Law Education and Research Center, New York University School of

Law Clerk to the Honorable Royal Furgeson, Western District of Texas. J.D., May 2003, New York University School of Law.

Professor of Law and Associate Dean, University of California School of Law, Davis. B.A., Indiana University, 1961; J.D., Indiana University Law School, 1965. The author is a former Chief Assistant State Public Defender, State of California.

Special Projects Attorney and Director, Homelessness Litigation Unit, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.

LL.M. Candidate, International Legal Studies, New York University School of Law, 2006; J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005.

Staff Attorney, Housing Conservation Coordinators; Member, Asian Americans Advisory Board. B.A., University of Rochester, 1967; J.D., New York Law School, 1977.

Mr. Brooks has been professor at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations since 1961. Before joining Cornell University, he served as Director of Research and Education for the International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulfite and Papermill Workers.

Senior Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. B.A., Southern Methodist University, 1933; A.M., Harvard University, 1934; J.D., Detroit College of Law,1949.

Before attending New York University School of Law, the author was an active rank and file member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and Transport Workers Union.

Gerald Torres is the H.O. Head Centennial Professor of Real Property Law and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas School of Law. He also served as Vice Provost of the University of Texas. Immediately prior to

Glenn D. Magpantay, Esq. is the Executive Director of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA), a national federation of Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations, where he oversees the

Associate Director, Temple University Center for Public Policy and Director of Research for Democracy, a joint project of the Eastern Pennsylvania Organizing Project and Temple University

J.D. Candidate, 2019, New York University School of Law; B.A., 2013, Princeton University

Graham Gee is a lecturer in law at the University of Birmingham in England. His primary research interest lies in the nature of the British constitution, but he has written on the legal regulation of same-sex marriage in Canada, Massachusetts

Professor of Law, New York University. B.A. 1948, M.A. 1950, Cambridge University; L.L.B. 1950 University of Wales; LL.M. 1960, New York University.

Assistant Professor of Psychology, City University of New York Graduate Center.B.A., University of Nebraska at Omaha, 1977; Ph.D., University of California at Davis, 1983. Dr. Herek is Chair of the American Psychological Association’s Committee on Lesbian and Gay Concerns.

Duke University School of Law, J.D. 2016; University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A. 2012.

Professor of Law, Columbia University. A.B., 1951 Harvard University; LLB., 1953 Yale Law School. Served as Assistant District Attorney, New York County, from 1954 to 1968.

Associate Proiessor of Law, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. School of Law Newark. B.A. Harvard College, 1967, J.D. Yale Law School. 1971.

A.B., Drew University (1966), Ph.D., American University (1971). Dr. Relyea is a specialist in American National Government with the Congressional Research Service of the Library of Congress.

Herbert M. and Svetlana Wachtell Professor of Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties at New York University School of Law. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Brennan Center for Justice, which convened this symposium.

Chairman, Department of Nuclear Energy, Brookhaven National Laboratory. B.S., 1941, Louisiana State University; M.S., 1946, Louisiana State University; Ph.D., 1952, Princeton University.

University of Washington School of Law, J.D. Class of 2012. B.A., Yale University, 2004.

Texas Tech Law Review Staff Editor; J.D. Candidate, Texas Tech University School of Law, 2020; B.A., Austin College, 2014.

Hillela B. Simpson, Gault Fellow, National Juvenile Defender Center. J.D., 2016, New York University School of Law; B.A., 2010, Mount Holyoke College.

Toko Serita is a New York City Criminal Court judge who was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2005. She is currently the presiding judge of the Human Trafficking Intervention Court (HTIC), the Queens Misdemeanor Treatment Court (a drug treatment

Deputy Director, Mayor’s Office of Employment and Training, City or Chicago; formerly Assistant Professor of Economics at the New School for Social Research, New York City.

Attorney General Humphrey received his B.A. in political science from American University in 1965 and his J.D. from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1969. Prior to serving as Attorney General, he represented Minnesota’s 44th Senatorial District from 1972-82

Associate Professor of Law, Hofstra Law School. B.A. Princeton University; J.D. Columbia Law School.

A 2009 graduate of the Yale Law School, Ilana Gelfman is currently working as a Skadden Fellow at Greater Boston Legal Services.

Executive Director, American Civil Liberties Union. B.S., 1959, Queens College; M.A., 1960, Ohio State University.

Isais Torres is a solo practitioner in Houston, Texas. He served as co-counsel in Plyler v. Doe, 457 U.S. 202 (1982), a case in which the Supreme Court recognized the right of undocumented children to attend public school.

A.B., 1977, Rutgers College; J.D., 1980, Harvard Law School. Jack F. Trope is a partner in the law firm of Sant’Angelo & Trope, P.C., in Somerville, NJ., where his primary specialty is American Indian Law. Previously Mr. Trope was Senior

Jaclyn Younger, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D. Candidate 2014.

Jacob E. Adams, Jr. is a research associate professor in the University of Washington’s Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs and director of the School Finance Redesign Project.

Law Clerk, Hon. Ronnie Abrams, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Professor of Criminal Justice, Northeastern University. B.A., 1972, University of Pennsylvania; M.A., 1972, University of Pennsylvania; M.A., 1973, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., 1976, University of Pennsylvania.

Professor of Law at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, and coauthor of Collective Bargaining in Private Employment.

J.D. 1973, University of Chicago; Ph.D. 1975, University of Chicago. Professor of Law, New York University; Director, Center for Research in Crime and Justice.

Associate Professor, The American University, School of Justice; Senior Fellow, The Police Foundation. B.S. 1971, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of NewYork; M.A. 1972, Ph.D. 1978, State University of New York at Albany. The Police Foundation was

Director of the State Appellate Defender’s Office for the State of Michigan. He is the former President of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association, the National Equal Justice Library, and the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan. He has chaired

Amelia Professor of Constitutional Law, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University.

Research assistant at the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO), a private, non-profit membership and research organization.

Clerk (1985-86), Chief Justice Robert Wilentz, Supreme Court of New Jersey. J.D., Northeastern University, 1985; B.A., Columbia University, 1979.

Advocacy Fellow, Center for Applied Legal Studies, Georgetown University Law Center; B.A., Hollins College, 1977; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1983.

Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law. BA., 1968, U.C.L.A.; Graduate, 1973, Boston Family Institute; J.D., 1983, Yale Law School.

Janet Benshoof is the President and Founder of the Global Justice Center and the founder and former president of the Center for Reproductive Rights. She has established landmark domestic and international legal precedents on women’s reproductive and equality rights, the

Janet Bond Arterton received a B.A. in Political Science from M. Holyoke College in 1966 and a J.D. from Northeastern University in 1977. She was a law clerk for the U.S. District Court for New Jersey (the Honorable Herbert J.

Professor Calvo is on the faculty of the City University of New York (C.U.N.Y.) Law School. She received a B.A. from William Smith College in 1969 and a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1973.

Law Clerk to the Honorable Nicholas G. Garaufis, Eastern District of New York. J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005; M.A. (International Relations) Australian National University, 1999.

Attorney with the California Appellate Project, a non-profit private law firm providing quality control for the California Court of Appeals, Second District, in indigent criminal felony appeals. B.A., 1970, University of California, Los Angeles; J.D., 1973, University of California, Los

B.A., 1979, Swarthmore College; J.D., 1983, Harvard University. Ms. Sternlight is currently a member and Vice President of Samuel & Ballard, P.C., Philadelphia, PA, specializing in plaintiffs’side employment litigation.

Professor, Chair, Department of Philosophy, Director of Center for Ethics, Law, and Medicine, Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania. B.A., 1978, California State University, Chico; M.A., 1980, Ph.D., 1983, Purdue University.

Winner of the Leonard M. Henkin Prize, awarded annually at New York University School ofLaw for the article of distinction on the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Senior Counsel and Director, Law and Policy Project, Lambda Legal. Before rejoining Lambda Legal to found and direct the Law and Policy Project, Pizer was Legal Director and the Arnold D. Kassoy Senior Scholar of Law at the Williams Institute

Jennifer Davidson received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2018, and her A.B. from Dartmouth College in 2015.

Jennifer Dohrn is a nurse-midwife who directs the Childbearing Center of Morris Heights and teaches nurse-midwifery at Columbia University. She also has been involved in women’s health issues in Nicaragua and South Africa.

Henry LeBarre Professor of Government, Harvard University, Departments of Government, and African and African American Studies.

Law Clerk, the Honorable Audrey B. Collins, Central District of California. J.D., 1998, New York University School of Law, M. Phil., 1994, Oxford University; B.A., 1992, University of Pennsylvania.

Crawford Greene Fellow, Employment Law Center, San Francisco, California; J.D.Harvard Law School, 1995; B.A., Yale University, 1989.

¥ Jennifer Weiss-Wolf is vice president and the inaugural women and democracy fellow of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law. A leading advocate for issues of gender, politics—and menstruation—she was dubbed the “architect of the U.S. campaign to

B.A., 1985, Columbia University; Ph.D., 1993, Cornell University; J.D., 1999, New York University School of Law.

2016–2017 Law Clerk to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit; 2015–2016 Law Clerk to the Honorable Jimmie V. Reyna of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal

A.B., Brown University, 1992; J.D., Yale Law School, 1995. The author is Founder and Executive Director of the Coalition for Civil Rights and Democratic Liberties.

Law Clerk to the Honorable Cheryl Ann Krause of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; former law clerk to the Honorable Allyne R. Ross of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New

Jessica Neuwirth is founder and co-President of the ERA Coalitionand author of Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now. She directs the Roosevelt House Human Rights Program at Hunter College.

Assistant Director, Literature Program, New York State Council on the Arts. Ms. Gomez is an author and critic; her fiction has appeared in Worlds Apart, Ikon, and The American Voice, and she has published two collections of poetry, The Lipstick

Senior Counsel at the National Women’s Law Center, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC.

Executive Director, Advocates for Children of New York; former Legal Director, The Door-A Center of Alternatives. J.D., New York University School of Law; B.A., Swarthmore College.

Director, State Appellate Defenders, Michigan. President-Elect, National Legal Aid and Defenders Association; Vice President, National Defenders Institute Member, ABA Stand-ing Committee for Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants. B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1966; J.D., University of Michigan, 1969.

Assistant Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

Professor of Law, University of Missouri, Columbia; member, Board of Directors, Missouri Gerontology Institute; member, Center for Aging Studies Policy Board, University of Missouri, Columbia.

Jocelyn Simonson is Co-Director of the Harvard Law School Summer Theory Institute and a criminal defense attorney with The Bronx Defenders, Inc.

john a. powell is the founder and Executive Director of the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race & Ethnicity at the Ohio State University, where he holds the Williams Chair in Civil Rights & Civil Liberties at the Moritz

Executive Director, South Carolina Death Penalty Resource Center. B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; M.A.R, Yale University Divinity School; J.D., Yale Law School.

B.A., 1990, University of Michigan; J.D., 1993, New York University School of Law: MLA. (Philosophy), 1994, New York University;, M.P.S. degree candidate, 1996, New York University.

Assistant Professor of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro. B.A., Columbia University, 1970; Ph.D., Columbia University, 1982. Author of Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities: The Making of a Homosexual Minority in the United States, 1940-1970 (1983).  

John F. Kowal is Vice President for Programs at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law.

John Glasel is vice-chair of the Gray Panthers of Northern New Jersey. He recently retired from ten years of service as president of Local 802, American Federation of Musicians, where he also served on the board of trustees of its

Professor of Law, University of Groningen School of Law. B.A., 1962, University of California(Berkeley); LL.B., 1965, Yale Law School. Former Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

Professor of Law, Stanford University; author or editor of, among others, THE POLITICS OF PEACE (1981), Anits CONTROL II: A NEW APPROACH TO INTERNATIONAL SECURITY (1981), and Intensified Nuclear Safeguards and Civil Liberties (unpublished paper prepared under NRC Contract No.

Professor in the Sociology Department at San Francisco State University.

Jack and Freda Dicker Distinguished Professor of Health Care Law, Hofstra University School of Law. B.A., 1951, Mary Immaculate College; J.D., 1960, LLM. 1971, J.S.D., 1977, Columbia Law School. Member, New York State Task Force on Life and the Law.

Mr. Oshinski began his labor work with District 50 of the Allied and Technical Workers, first as a staff representative and later as director of organizing. Both before and after District 50 merged with the Steelworkers, he worked on organizing

John M. Jeffries is an economist at New York University’s Urban Research Center. His current research includes minority involvement in post-secondary vocational education and its influence on their integration into urban labor markets, and an assessment of how state and

B.A. 1988, Queens College (CUNY); Ph.D. 1995, University of Chicago; Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Yale University.

Associate, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, Washington, D.C. B.A., University of California, 1977; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1982.

New York University School of Law, J.D., 2014; New York University Stern School of Business, M.B.A., 2014.

Executive Director, New York State Defenders Association. B.A., Knox College, 1969; J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 1973.

B.A., 1992, University of Pennsylvania; J.D., 1995, New York University; Law Clerk,United States District Court Judge Bruce M. Van Sickle, District of North Dakota.

Staff Attorney, Criminal Defense Division, Legal Aid Society of New York; B.A., Hamilton College, 1978; Fulbright Scholar in West Germany, 1978-79; J.D., New York University, 1982.

Distinguished Professor of Law, Wayne State University School of Law; Reporter, Michigan Committee on Rules of Criminal Procedure; former Assistant District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.

B.A., Miami University of Ohio, 1978; J.D., Rutgers University, 1981. Mr. Homack is associated with the firm of Edward Jaffee Abes and Associates in Pittsburgh and is Solicitor of the Steel Valley Authority.

J.D., 1996, N.Y.U. School of Law; A.B., 1993, Harvard University; Associate, Patterson, Belknap, Welt & Tyler LLP, New York, NY.

Joshua Matz received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2012 and is currently clerking for Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York.

B.A., Boston University; J.D., Columbia Law School. The author is Assistant Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc.

Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice of Brooklyn Defender Services. J.D., 2017, New York University School of Law; B.A., 2010, Wesleyan University.

Women’s Rights Project Fellow, American Civil Liberties Union. J.D., 2008, NYU School of Law; B.A., Yale University.

Professor of Sociology and Dean for Master’s Programs, The Graduate Center, CUNY.

Julie Dona is a law clerk at Allen & Overy, LLP. In2011, she received a Master in Public Affairs from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and a Juris Doctor from the New York University School of

B.A., 1987, The Johns Hopkins University; J.D., 1993, New York University School of Law (expected).

B.S., 1985, Cornell University; J.D., 1988, Yale University. Ms. Mertus is an Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New York and an Adjunct Associate Professor of Government at New York University.

A.B., 1989, Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges; J.D., 1992, New York University School of Law.

A.B., 1989, Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges; J.D., 1992, New York University School of Law;, M.A. (Political Science), 1994, University of Michigan. The author is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Political Science at the University of Michigan.

Kaitlyn A. Crowe is a litigation associate at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.’s New York office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation across a variety of areas, including contract disputes and business dissolutions. She regularly advises

Kaitlyn received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, and currently works at Arnold & Porter, LLP, in New York City.

Karen Kithan Yau is an associate at the law firm of Vladeck, Waldman, Elias & Engelhard, P.C.. She practices in the area of employment law, representing employees indiscrimination and wage and hour matters. Ms. Yau was a Skadden Fellow and

Assistant Professor, Boston College Law School, and founder of the Boston College Ninth Circuit Appellate Program, a clinic that represents non-citizens with criminal convictions in the Ninth Circuit.

Founding Steering Committee Member, API Equality-LA, and Vice-President of Programs & Communications, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice.

Kartik Sameer Madiraju, J.D. 2017 (Root-Tilden-Kern Scholar), New York University School of Law; B. Eng., M. Sc., McGill University.

L. Kate Mitchell, a Clinical Teaching Fellow with the University of Michigan Law School Pediatric Advocacy Clinic, has fifteen years of experience practicing poverty law with expertise in special education law, EPSDT, and interdisciplinary approaches to advocacy.

Law Clerk to the Honorable James B. Moran, Northern District of Illinois, 2005-2007. J.D., New York University School of Law, 2005.

Staff Attorney, New York Legal Assistance Group, Tenants’ Rights Unit; J.D. 2015, New York University School of Law.

J.D., 1986, Northeastern University; LL.M., 1993, Yale University; J.S.D. candidate, Yale University.

Ms. Stone is an attorney with the firm of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman.

Instructor, Brooklyn Law School, 1986-87, Coordinator Legal Writing Program, New York University School of Law, 1985-86; A.B., 1975, Stanford University; J.D., Columbia University, 1980.

Kathryn is a candidate for a 2020 J.D. from NYU School of Law, and graduated with a B.A. from Union College in 2017.

Associate Professor, Paul M. Hebert Law Center of Louisiana State University. B.A., Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1969; J.D., University of Virginia, 1972; M.A., University of Virginia, 1975.

Partner, Kaye, Scholer, Fierman, Hays & Handler, Washington, D.C. B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1967; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1970. The author was appointed by Chief Judge Jack B. Weinstein as Special Settlement Master in the Agent Orange

Professor Lan Cao is the Betty Hutton Williams Professor of International Economic Law at Chapman University’s Fowler School of Law (JD Yale Law School, BA Mount Holyoke College).

Associate Professor, Georgetown University Law Center. J.D., Boalt Hall School ofLaw, University of California, 1975; B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1972.

Member, Oregon Bar. B.A., 1966, State University Of New York at Binghamton; M.S.W., 1968, University of Michigan School of Social work; J.D.. 1975, Lewis and Clark Law School. Deputy County Counsel, Multnomah County, Oregon.

Mr. Shadburn is a Program Officer for the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC). Although based in New York, Mr. Shadburn manages LISC’s Pittsburgh, Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Virginia programs.

Lenora Lapidus was the Director of the Women’s Rights Project at the American Civil Liberties Union. She litigated gender discrimination cases in courts throughout the country and before international human rights bodies, engaged in public policy advocacy, and spoke on

Professor of Law, New York University. B.A., University of Michigan, 1965; J.D., University of Michigan, 1968.

Associate with Mundt, MacGregor, Happel, Falconer, Zulauf & Hall in Seattle, Washington. B.A. in English and Education, Washington State University, 1980; J.D., Harvard University, 1983.

Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto; Special Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. B.A., 1985, McGill University; M.A., 1986, University of Exeter; LL.B., 1992, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University; Ph.D., 1993, University of Toronto; LL.M.,

Lynn M. Paltrow is the Founder and Executive Director of National Advocates forPregnant Women (NAPW). Ms. Paltrow is a graduate of Cornell University’s School ofIndustrial and Labor Relations and New York University (NYU) School of Law. During her career, she

Madeleine Gyory, StaffAttorney, New York City Commissionon Human Rights.New York University School of Law, J.D. 2017; Barnard College, B.A. 2010.

Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley; Chairman, Center for the Study of Law and Society. B.A., Austin College, 1969; M.A., University of Minnesota, 1967; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1969.

Marc Cohan is the Director of Litigation at the Welfare Law Center, which advocates on behalf of low-income people to ensure that adequate income support is available to meet basic needs. The Center’s program is concentrated in two areas: Project

Dr. Marty Beyer holds a Ph.D. in clinical and community psychology. In addition to working with children and families and providing clinical supervision in public and private agencies, she has served as an expert in class action litigation and as

Vice President, Conflict Management Resources, Inc.; Former Director, PINS Mediation Project of The Children’s Aid Society. B.A., 1966, Smith College; J.D., 1972, New York University School of Law.

B.A., University of California-Berkeley, 1968; J.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1971. Member, California Bar. Ms. Dunlap is a founder of the San Francisco-based EqualRights Advocates Inc., a feminist public interest law firm, and is a partner in the San Francisco firm

B.A., 1976, Rutgers University; M.A., 1980, Montclair State College; M.A., 1982 and Ph.D., 1984, Adelphi University. The author is a supervising psychologist at University Behavioral Healthcare in Newark, New Jersey. He is also Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of

Meg Barnette is a Skadden Fellow working as a staff attorney at the Lawyers Alliance for New York, the primary source of free and low-cost corporate, tax and real estate legal services available to not-for-profit and community development organizations in

Meredith M. Leary is a seasoned litigator with extensive project management and case management experience with Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C..  Meredith specializes in complex commercial problem solving and risk assessment and mitigation, in the litigation and

Attorney, Vera Institute of Justice, Plan Demonstration Projects, New York. JD., 1987, City University of New York Law School at Queens College.

General Counsel, American Arbitration Association. B.S., Columbia University, 1956; J.D., Columbia University, 1958.

Professor of Law and Urban Planning, New York University and Director, New York University School of Law Center For Real Estate and Urban Policy.

At the time of the Colloquium, Michael McConville was the Walter Meyer Research Professor, New York University School of Law. Along with Professor Chester Mirsky, he conducted a year-long study of criminal defense systems for the indigent in New York

Michéle Alexandre was Colgate University’s first black valedictorian (majoring in English and French, with background in philosophy). She earned her Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. After graduating from law school, she clerked for U.S. District Court Judge John P.

Professor, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey. B.A., Brooklyn College, 1968; Ph.D., Yale University, 1976.

"Too often, even 28 years after the NYU clinic’s founding, parents and their lawyers are painted as people who are not focused on the child’s safety. This could not be further from the truth. Parents are the people who most

Staff attorney, New York City Commission on Human Rights AIDS Discrimination Unit. B.S., Cornell University, 1975; J.D., Rutgers Law School -Newark, 1981.

Associate, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, LLP. J.D., Harvard Law School,2008. A.B., magna cum laude, Harvard College, 2003.

Visiting Assistant Professor at Seattle University School of Law, Ronald A. Peterson Law Clinic. J.D., University of California Berkeley School of Law. See Monika Batra, Organizing in the South Asian Domestic Worker Community: Pushing the Boundaries of the Law and

Georgetown University Law Center and American University Washington College of Law. B.A., University of Pennsylvania, 1972; J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1975; M.A., The George Washington University, 1980.

Senior Attorney, Legal Services of New Jersey; Conference Coordinator for Helping Families in Crisis: The Intersection of Law and Psychology.

Nicolas is a graduate of the University of Chicago and New York University School of Law. He recently completed a fellowship with the Center for Appellate Litigation, where he advocated on behalf of indigent clients appealing criminal convictions. He will

Nicole A. Ozer is the Technology and Civil Liberties Policy Director at the ACLU of Northern California (ACLU-NC), where she developed the organization’s Demand Your dotRights online privacy campaign. To learn more about her work and the campaign, please visit

Nisha Agarwal is Co-Director of the Harvard Law School Summer Theory Institute and the Director of the Health Justice Program at New York Lawyers for the PublicInterest.

Professor of Law, Hofstra Law School; Senior Research Scholar and Visiting Professor, Yale Law School.

Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law; Chairperson-elect, ABA Criminal Justice Section; former Assistant United States Attorney; former Director, District of Columbia Public Defender Service. L.L.B., University of Illinois, 1961; L.LM., Georgetown University, 1964.

Assistant Professor of Clinical Law, New York University School of Law; former Staff Attorney, Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. B.A., Carleton College, 1976; J.D., Stanford Law School, 1979.

Associate Professor, City University of New York Law School at Queens College; Secretary, ABA Criminal Justice Section, 1985-86. B.A., De Pauw University, 1965; J.D., University of Illinois College of Law, 1972.

Professor of Law, University of California, Los Angeles. B.A., Harvard College, 1962; LL.B., Columbia Law School, 1965; Ph.D., University of London, 1974.

Robin Bronen is a human rights attorney and the Director of the Alaska ImmigrationJustice Project. She has been doing research on the community relocations occurring in Alaska since 2006.

Assistant Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Ph.D. (Cultural Psychology), University of Chicago, 1990; J.D., Columbia University School of Law, 1993.

Special Counsel to Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Member of New York Bar; Co-Chair, Committee on Death Penalty of American Bar Association’s Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities; Member, Legal Assistance Committee of Association of the Bar of the

Associate Professor of Law, Washington University School of Law (St. Louis). A.B., Williams College, 1973; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1977. The author contributed to the petitioner’s brief on the merits in Marek v. Chesny.

Professor of Law and University Distinguished Professor, City University of NewYork (CUNY) School of Law.

Associate Professor of Law and Director of Research Civitas ChildLaw Center,Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Samantha is a J.D. Candidate for 2020 at NYU School of Law, and got her B.A. in 2014 from the University of Pennsylvania. Samantha is committed to defending civil rights and civil liberties, with a particular emphasis on voting rights

J.D., 2010, New York University School of Law; B.A., 2004, Duke University. 2010-11 Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Fellow, Partnership for Children’s Rights.

Shanta Trivedi is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the University of Baltimore Bronfein Family Law Clinic.

Sherry Leiwant is a senior staff attorney at the National Organization for WomenLegal Defense and Education Fund (NOW LDEF), working on issues related to women’spoverty, sexual harassment and reproductive rights. Prior to joining NOW LDEF in 1996, Ms. Leiwant worked

Staff Attorney, Seattle-King County Public Defender Association. B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976; J.D., University of Southern California Law Center, 1984.

Associate Professor of Law, City University of New York Law School. B.A., Macalester College, 1968; J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1972; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1976.

Soohan Kim, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Korea University, Ph.D. in Sociology, Harvard University, 2011

Councilman Stephen DiBrienza was first elected to the City Council of the City of New York in 1985. He currently represents the 39th District. In January 1994, he was elected Chair of the General Welfare Committee of the City Council,

B.A., Harvard College, 1972; J.D., Harvard Law School, 1976; M.F.A., University of New Orleans, 1984.

"No, I’m not a plumber. I am a recently retired State Representative from Illinois. My role in the effort to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (“ERA”) as a state representative, however, is very much akin to that of a plumber."

Associate Professor of Law, University of Miami, B.A., Yeshiva College, 1974; J.D.,Columbia University, 1977. As an assistant-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc., the author represented Mr. Garner before the Supreme Court and the lower federal courts.

Sue Finegan is a partner in the Litigation Section and is Chair of the Pro Bono Committee at Mintz, Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.. Appointed the firm’s first Pro Bono Partner in 2007, Sue serves as lead

Associate Professor, University of San Francisco Law School. B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1967; J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1972.

Managing Attorney, Women’s Law Project. Following her graduation from N.Y.U. School of Law in 1978, Terry worked at Community Legal Services in Philadelphia until1991, when she moved to California and worked for the National Health Law Program. Following her return

A.B. 1941, M.D., 1944, University of Cincinnati. Professor of Psychiatry. State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse. New York.

Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law (1995-present); University of California, Irvine School of Law (2008-present).

Viviana is a Law Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center. She received her  J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2017 and her B.A. from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill in 2014.

Staff Attorney, Native American Rights Fund. B.A., Oklahoma State University, 1970; J.D., University of New Mexico School of Law, 1973.

Assistant Professor, University of Delaware. Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2009; J.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1999. 1 am grateful for the fine research assistance of Jeremy Maerling. This piece also benefited from the thoughtful comments I received at the 2011 Southern

Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School; former Attorney-in-Charge, Criminal Appeals Bureau, Legal Aid Society of New York. B.A., Brooklyn College, 1959; J.D., Harvard LawSchool, 1962.