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OPIA’s Ins and Outs of Impact Litigation

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Come listen as Wasserstein Fellow Alice Abrokwa ’12, Senior Attorney with the National Center for Youth Law, discusses the successes and challenges of impact litigation. Learn about the work involved in creating large-scale change through the court system. Non-pizza lunch will be provided.

Alice Abrokwa is a senior attorney at the National Center for Youth Law (NCYL), where she primarily works on impact litigation in the areas of education, disability rights, children’s mental health, and juvenile justice. Prior to joining NCYL, Alice was a Trial Attorney with the Disability Rights Section of the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. Alice previously worked at the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law as a Skadden Fellow, where her work focused on representing special education students attending public charter schools in DC. Alice received her B.A. from Princeton University and joint J.D. and Master in Public Policy degrees from Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School. After law school, she clerked on the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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Details

Date:
September 25
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Department:
Bernard Koteen Office of Public Interest Advising

Venue

WCC 2019 Milstein West A

Organizer

OPIA
Email:
opia@law.harvard.edu