Law


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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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Michelle K. Sugihara is the executive director of CAPE (Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment), a nonprofit professional organization that supports emerging and established Asian and Pacific Islander creatives in Hollywood through fellowships, consulting and partnerships with production companies.

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Mary Kathryn Nagle is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation and attorney who specializes in tribal sovereignty and Indigenous people’s rights and safety.

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Khiara M. Bridges is a professor of law 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. Bridges teaches courses in criminal law, reproductive rights and justice, environmental justice and family law.

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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.

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Dylan Hedden-Nicely is an associate professor of law at the University of Idaho College of Law and director of the University of Idaho Native American Law Program.

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Veena Dubal is a law professor at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law and an expert on the intersection of employment and labor law, technology and work in the precarious

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Priti Krishtel is a health justice lawyer and the co-founder of I-MAK, a nonprofit that focuses on improving global access to vaccines and medicines by challenging drug patent monopolies. Krishtel has spent nearly two decades exposing structural inequities affecting access to medicines and vaccines across the Global South and in the United States.

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Yasser Payne is an associate professor of sociology and Black American studies at the University of Delaware whose research focuses on criminal justice.

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Anup Malani is an economist who holds professorships at the University of Chicago’s law school and medical school.

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Tung Yin is a professor of law at Lewis & Clark College. He’s an expert on national security and terrorism law, and can provide context on the power of federal law enforcement in American cities.

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Carla Fredericks is an associate clinical professor and the director of the American Indian Law Clinic at the University of Colorado Law School.

Updated 04/02/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects: ,

Leslie Overton is a partner at Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, where she focuses on antitrust law. She served as deputy assistant attorney general at the U.S.

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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.

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Rita Cameron Wedding is a professor of women’s studies and ethnic studies at Sacramento State University in California. She is an expert on juvenile justice and implicit bias.

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Kristin Henning is a professor of law and director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law School.

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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.

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Linda Greene, professor at the Michigan State University, specializes in constitutional law, civil procedure, civil rights and sports law. She has written about the inclusion of women in Olympic governing bodies, equity between male and female Olympians, and how women athletes are represented in the media.

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Alvaro Bedoya is the founding director of the Center on Privacy and Technology and a visiting professor at Georgetown Law.

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Antoinette Sedillo Lopez is a member of the New Mexico State Senate. In 2018 and 2021, Sedillo Lopez was a candidate for New Mexico’s 1st Congressional district.

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Neena K. Chaudhry is general counsel and senior advisor for education at the National Women’s Law Center.

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Nicholas Johnson is a professor at the Fordham University School of Law. His research is primarily focused on firearms law and the Second Amendment.

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Asha Rangappa is director of admissions and a senior lecturer at the Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs.

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Maxine Burkett is a professor of law at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, and a global fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

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Elizabeth OuYang is a civil rights attorney and advocate. She is a professor at Columbia University and her areas of expertise include voting, immigration, media accountability, and combating hate crimes and police brutality.

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Matthew L.M. Fletcher is a professor of law at Michigan State University College of Law and director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center.

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Jimmy Gurulé is a professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, where he is also faculty director of the Exoneration Justice Clinic.

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

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

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Michael Wahid Hanna is a senior fellow at the Century Foundation, a nonpartisan think tank that seeks to reduce inequality and promote security at home and abroad.

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Yasmeen Hassan is the global executive director of Equality Now, an NGO dedicated to protecting and promoting the human rights of women and girls around the world.

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Lanhee J. Chen is the director of domestic policy studies and lecturer in the public policy program at Stanford University. His research interests include health care policy, the design of public institutions and advanced policy analysis.

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Mehrsa Baradaran is a law professor at the University of California’s Irvine School of Law.

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Shirley Leyro is a criminologist and an assistant professor of social sciences, human services and criminal justice at Borough of Manhattan Community College, part of the City University of New

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Shirin Sinnar is a professor of law at Stanford University Law School. Her research focuses on the legal treatment of political violence, the procedural dimensions of civil rights litigation, and the role of institutions in protecting individual rights and democratic values in the national security context.

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Ciara Torres-Spelliscy is a professor of law at Stetson University College of Law. Her research focuses on campaign finance reform and judicial selection.

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Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve is an associate professor in the department of sociology at Brown University and an affiliated scholar with the American Bar Foundation in Chicago.

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Ayesha Bell Hardaway is an assistant professor of law, director of the Social Justice Law Center, co-director of the Social Justice Institute and director of the Criminal Clinic in the

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Ian Haney López is the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law and director of the Racial Politics Project at the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

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Alexes Harris is a professor of sociology at the University of Washington and is affiliated with the West Coast Poverty Center and Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology.

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Dana Thompson Dorsey is the David C. Anchin Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Endowed Chair in Education Innovation at the University of South Florida.

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

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María Pabón López is a professor of law at the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where she also served as dean from 2011 to 2015.

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Phillip Atiba Goff is a professor of African American studies and psychology at Yale University and an expert in the science of racial bias, exposing through scientific inquiry how people

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Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the co-founding director of Yale’s Justice Collaboratory, which focuses on criminal justice reform through procedural justice. She is an expert on public safety and policing in urban communities, and her research focuses on understanding how members of the public think about their relationship with police, prosecutors, judges and other legal authorities.

Updated 11/05/21 | Location: Washington, D.C. | Subjects:

Roger Anthony Fairfax Jr. is dean of American University Washington College of Law.

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Neal K. Katyal is the the Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law at Georgetown Law Center and a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells. He is the former Acting Solicitor General of the United States, and has argued 45 cases in front of the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Sarah Deer is a University Distinguished Professor of women, gender and sexuality studies and in the School of Public Affairs and Administration at the University of Kansas.

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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: New York | Subjects: ,

Inimai Chettiar is federal director for the Justice Action Network, an organization dedicated to criminal justice reform.

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.

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Nita Farahany is the Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law at Duke University, the founding director of Duke Science & Society and principal investigator of SLAP Lab.

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Michael Kang is the William G. and Virginia K.

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Patricia Williams is a professor at Northeastern University’s law school and in the department of philosophy and religion. She is an expert in critical race theory, bioethics, health law, gender, genetics, algorithms and other topics.

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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.

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Dorothy Brown is a nationally recognized scholar in tax policy, race and class and has published extensively on the racial implications of federal tax policy. Her new book, The Whiteness of Wealth (2021), covers racism in the U.S. tax code.

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

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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

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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,

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