Inimai Chettiar
Published September 7, 2014
Updated April 11, 2021

Inimai Chettiar is federal director for the Justice Action Network, an organization dedicated to criminal justice reform. She launched Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration, an effort to organize police and prosecutors to join the justice reform movement.

Previously, she was director of the Justice Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University School of Law. She has authored and overseen more than a dozen studies on crime, incarceration, sentencing reform, and policy innovations and legislation.

Chettiar has written for publications such as The Huffington Post, The Atlantic and The New York Times, and has appeared on RT and Black Agenda Report Radio.

Expertise: Criminal justice reform, incarceration, sentencing reform, criminal law

Location: New York, N.Y.

Contact Information: 

Phone: Justice Action Network main number: (202) 624-7769

Twitter: @Inimai

Featured on RT: The Big Picture

Is this source outdated? Email us.