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Katherine Stern

Constitution Project
Senior Counsel, Rule of Law Program

Katherine E. Stern is senior counsel for the Constitution Project’s Rule of Law Program, where she focuses on counter-terrorism policy and civil liberties, including government secrecy, surveillance and individual privacy. She works principally with the Project’s bipartisan Liberty and Security Committee, seeking to protect Americans’ civil liberties as well as our nation’s security post-Sept. 11.

Before joining the Constitution Project, Katherine served as post-conviction project counsel at the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, collaborating with the Innocence Project and the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a comprehensive review of flawed FBI evidence that may have led to wrongful convictions.  Previously, as an associate at Jones Day, Katherine represented individuals and organizations litigating national security and civil liberties matters with federal agencies, including the Departments of Defense, the Treasury, and the Central Intelligence Agency.

Katherine received her B.A., summa cum laudein Religion and Oriental Studies from Barnard College, and her Ph.D. from Princeton University. She was Assistant Professor of World Literature at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows before earning her J.D. at Yale Law School.  She is admitted to practice in the State of Florida, the U.S. District Court of Maryland, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and D.C. Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Source: constitutionproject.org 

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