Civil and Human Rights


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Added 07/14/22 | Location: South Dakota | Subjects: , ,

April Carrillo is an assistant professor of criminal justice at the University of South Dakota. Her research centers on the treatment of LGBTQ+ folks in the criminal legal system, with a focus on transgender people.

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Added 04/19/22 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Saba Waheed is research director of the Labor Center at UCLA. Her expertise includes the gig economy, the service industry, domestic work, and the sharing economy, including Lyft and Uber drivers.

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Added 03/11/22 | Location: Virginia | Subjects: , ,

Kelebogile Zvobgo is a professor at William & Mary, where she is also a faculty affiliate at the Global Research Institute and the founder and director of the International Justice Lab. Her research explores issues of human rights, transitional justice, and international law and courts.

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Updated 04/11/22 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Sheela Ahluwalia is the senior labor analyst at Transparentem, a nonprofit that works to expose environmental and human rights abuses in global supply chains. She investigates where and how companies source their products, looking for abuses such as forced labor, child labor and human trafficking.

Updated 06/07/22 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , ,

Anisha Singh is the executive director of the Sikh Coalition, the largest Sikh civil rights organization in the United States. She is a former adjunct professor at NYU and is licensed to practice law in Washington, D.C.

Added 11/10/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Brenda Muñoz is the deputy chair of the University of California, Berkeley’s Labor Center.

Added 11/10/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Anibel Ferus-Comelo is a faculty member at the Goldman School of Public Policy and director of Community Engaged Academic Initiatives at the Labor Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She has more than two decades of experience in community-engaged research and teaching, with a focus on the governance of global supply chains, labor standards and corporate social responsibility, gender, migration and the political economy of India.

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Added 10/14/21 | Location: Michigan | Subjects: ,

William Lopez is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. He researches the effects of immigration law enforcement on communities subject to deportation and immigration raids. Lopez is also the director of public scholarship at the university’s National Center for Institutional Diversity.

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Added 09/23/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Khiara M. Bridges is a professor at University of California, Berkeley, School of Law and an anthropologist specializing in the intersectionality of race, class, reproductive justice and law. She studies how reproductive rights law and biomedical ethics reinforce racial inequalities in the United States.

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Added 07/20/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: , , ,

Lydia X. Z. Brown is a policy counsel for the Privacy and Data Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology and director of policy, advocacy and external affairs at the Autistic Women and Nonbinary Network. They are a disability justice advocate, writer, attorney and strategist.

Added 06/22/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: , ,

Jawanza Williams is a social justice activist and the director of organizing for VOCAL-NY, a grassroots organization that advocates for social reform.

Added 03/16/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Tim Jin is a disability rights advocate with cerebral palsy. He advocates for improving the accessibility of technology-aided communication for those with speech-related disabilities.

Marsha Jones is a grassroots organizer and health educator, and the co-founder and executive director of The Afiya Center, a reproductive justice organization in North Texas founded and directed by Black women.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Victor Pineda is a senior research fellow and visiting scholar at the Haas Institute of the University of California, Berkeley.

Added 07/20/18 | Location: Illinois | Subjects: , ,

Daniel Abebe is the vice provost and a professor of law at the University of Chicago School of Law. He is an expert on constitutional law, foreign affairs, human rights law, international institutions, and the way political and social institutions interact.

Added 05/02/18 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Jamal Greene is the Dwight Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, where he teaches constitutional law, law of the political process, First Amendment, and federal courts.

Updated 04/15/21 | Location: Ohio | Subjects: ,

Roula Allouch is an attorney with the law firm Graydon, practicing in commercial litigation, employment law and civil rights.

Updated 04/17/21 | Location: North Carolina | Subjects: ,

Enrique Armijo is a professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the Elon University School of Law in Greensboro, N.C.

Updated 04/14/21 | Location: Indiana | Subjects: , ,

Ellen Wu is an associate professor of history and director of the Asian Studies program at Indiana University.

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Updated 10/01/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Nicole Bibbins Sedaca is the executive vice president at Freedom House, a non-profit that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Jenny S. Martinez is the dean and the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law of Stanford Law School.

Updated 07/21/21 | Location: New York | Subjects: ,

Faiza Patel is the co-director of the Brennan Center’s Liberty and National Security Program, which seeks to ensure U.S. counterterrorism laws and policies respect human rights and freedoms. Her portfolio includes projects on social media surveillance by police, schools and governments, policing and technology, and secret law.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Paul Butler is the Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University Law Center, teaching in the areas of criminal law and race and the law.

Updated 04/21/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Margaret Russell is an associate professor of constitutional law at California’s Santa Clara University. She specializes in constitutional law, civil rights and civil liberties, as well as freedom of speech, racial equality, sexual orientation equality, and the Supreme Court.

Updated 04/10/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Sherrilyn Ifill is president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Added 06/12/13 | Location: Georgia | Subjects: , ,

Jerry Gonzalez is the founder and CEO of the Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) and the GALEO Latino Community Development Fund.

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Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Massachusetts | Subjects: , , ,

Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal is the executive director of Lawyers for Civil Rights and a civil rights attorney specializing in immigration law and legal issues affecting the LGBT community and those living

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the ACLU and the director of the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security,

Updated 04/09/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , , ,

Kevin R. Johnson is dean and the Mabie-Apallas professor of public interest law and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Davis.

Updated 04/06/21 | Location: Connecticut | Subjects: , ,

Cristina Rodriguez is Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School, where she focuses on constitutional law, administrative law and immigration law.

Updated 04/04/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Tom K. Wong is an associate professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego. He is also the founding director of the U.S. Immigration Policy Center (USIPC).