Download a Sample Program Agenda (2017) *Final 2018 agenda subject to change. Romero is the executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union, the nation's foremost guardian of liberty for nearly 100 years. In his role, Shakir develops and implements strategies to advance the organization’s priorities at the federal and state levels.
And he has single-handedly reignited a global debate about the extent and nature of government surveillance and our most fundamental rights as individuals.He is an adjunct professor of law at NYU School of Law, and is widely published on redistricting and voting rights in journals including Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the Florida Law Review, and the University of Richmond Law Review.Read more Hina Shamsi, Director of the ACLU’s National Security Project Hina Shamsi is the Director of the ACLU’s National Security Project, which is dedicated to ensuring that U. national security policies and practices are consistent with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights. College Campus Visit (Unofficial Tour): Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world. Travel can be arranged by Close Up, and information regarding travel arrangements will be included in acceptance material. For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.Cecillia is an experienced trial and appellate lawyer with nearly 20 years of experience in civil rights and criminal defense.
Read more Jeffery Robinson is a deputy legal director and the director of the ACLU Trone Center for Justice and Equality, which houses the organization's work on criminal justice, racial justice, and reform issues.Students will be immersed in the real world of political and legal decision making in Washington, D. Read more Faiz Shakir joined the ACLU in January 2017.