Much of the Center's work is done by students at New York University School of Law who are fellows at the Center. The fellows are chosen after a competitive application process.
The Center's fellows are:
Yotam Barkai ('13), Evelyn Malavé ('13), Julie K. Mecca ('13), Zachary B. Savage ('13), Cameron Tepfer ('13), Julia Torti ('13), and Elizabeth Daniel Vasquez ('13), Kayla Bensing ('14), Kadeem Cooper ('14), Heather Gregorio ('14), Robert Pollack ('14), Ariel Werner ('14), Sam Zeitlin ('14),
The Fellows' Work at the Center
The Center's fellows are involved in all aspects of the Center's work. Below is a video interview of a Center fellow about her experience at the Center.
Julia Sheketoff ('10)
"An amicus brief took me all the way to the Supreme Court"
Published Works by Center Fellows
The Georgia Law Review published "Prosecuting Political Defendants," 44 Ga. L. Rev. 953 (2010). Beth George ('10) co-authored the article as a 3L student fellow at the Center. It was published in connection with a symposium, “Drawing the Ethical Line: Controversial Cases, Zealous Advocacy, and the Public Good,” which was held on Friday, October 16, 2009, at the University of Georgia School of Law.
The Boston Herald published an opinion-editorial recommending that Massachusetts use fiscal-cost forecasting when considering and enacting criminal legislation affecting sentencing. Joshua Libling ('09) co-authored the op-ed when as a 3L student fellow.
The Sentencing Law & Policy blog published an opinion-editorial regarding the decision by the Boston United States Attorney not to prosecute public intellectual and blogger Andrew Sullivan, and arguing that prosecutors should consider collateral consequences when making charging decisions. Jason Richman ('11) co-authored the op-ed as a 2L student fellow.
The Center's former fellows are Joshua J. Libling ('09), Kathiana Aurelien ('10), Beth George ('10), Julia Sheketoff ('10), Laura J. Arandes ('11), Mahalia Annah-Marie Cole ('11), Kelly Geoghegan ('11), Alexander F. Mindlin ('11), Meagan Elizabeth Powers ('11), Jason A. Richman ('11), Elizabeth-Ann S. Tierney ('11), Alicia J. Yass ('11), Christina Dahlman ('12), Chad W. Harple ('12), Philip T. Kovoor ('12), Alexander Li ('12), David B. Mesrobian ('12), Karl D. Mulloney-Radke ('12), and Michael Levi Thomas ('12). Former Center summer fellows are Tom Ferriss (Harvard '11), Mark Savignac (Harvard '11), Jake Tracer ('12), and Rebecca Welsh ('12).
Center fellows have gone on to post-graduation employment including clerkships on the United States Court of the Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York; the United States District Court for the District of Vermont; the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel; the Department of Justice Attorney General's Honors Program, the New York County District Attorney's Office, the Office of the Bronx District Attorney, the Defender Association of Philadelphia; and various prominent international and national law firms.
Center fellows have also held criminal justice-related summer employment positions at various organizations including the New York County District Attorney's Office, the Department of Justice, the United States Attorney's Offices for the Eastern District of New York and for the Northern District of Texas, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office, Women Empowered Against Violence, Inc., the Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana, the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, and the Defender Association of Philadelphia.