Shirin Sinnar

Shirin Sinnar is an Associate Professor at Stanford University Law School. Her research focuses on civil procedure, terrorism, and the intersection of race and identity with national security. Ron Elving described her as “one of the best voices for both the legal perspective and the Muslim-American perspective.” Shirin Sinnar is the John A. Wilson Distinguished Scholar at Stanford University. She works in Stanford, California.

Her research has been funded by Stanford University Law School.

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Associate Professor at Stanford University Law School

Location: Stanford, California

Contact Information:

Email: sinnar@law.stanford.edu

Phone: 650-725-0613

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Jenny S. Martinez

Jenny S. Martinez teaches international law, international human rights law, constitutional law, and civil procedure at Stanford Law School. She is an expert on international courts and tribunals, international human rights, national security, constitutional law, and the laws of war. Her research focuses on the role of courts and tribunals in advancing and protecting human rights, ranging from her work on the all-but-forgotten 19th-century international tribunals involved in the suppression of the trans-Atlantic slave trade through her work on contemporary institutions like the International Criminal Court and the role of courts in policing human rights abuses in connection with anti-terrorism policies.

Martinez has written extensively on national security law and the constitutional separation of powers. She is the author of The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law and numerous articles in leading academic journals. Her op-eds have been published in The New York Times and Washington Post, and she has been an expert commentator for both print and broadcast media.

Jenny S. Martinez

Associate Dean for Curriculum, Professor of Law, Warren Christopher Professor in the Practice of International Law and Diplomacy at Stanford Law School

Areas of Expertise: Civil Procedure and Litigation, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Human Rights, International Law

Location: Stanford, CA

Contact Info:

Email: jmartinez@law.stanford.edu
Phone: 650-725-2749

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Kevin Johnson

Kevin R. Johnson is dean and the Mabie-Apallas professor of public interest law and Chicana/o studies at the University of California, Davis. He was appointed dean of the school of law in 2008 and has been a tenured professor of law since 1992.

According to his bio, Johnson served on the immigration policy group of President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign. He was named the 2008 Scholar of the Year by the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies. He was also named Professor of the Year in 2006 by the Hispanic National Bar Association.

Johnson edits the blog ImmigrationProf and contributes to SCOTUSblog. He is the author of several books, including Immigration Law and the US-Mexico Border, Understanding Immigration Law, and How Did You Get to Be Mexican? A White/Brown Man’s Search for Identity.

Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies, Dean of the law school at the University of California, Davis

Areas of Expertise: Law, Immigration Law, Chicana/o Studies, Latinos, Public Interest Law, Civil Rights, Civil Procedure

Location: Davis, CA

Contact Info:

Office: (530) 754-8152

Mobile: (530) 574-8257

Email: krjohnson@ucdavis.edu

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N. Jeremi Duru

Jeremi Duru is a professor of sports law at American University’s Washington College of Law. Previously, he taught law at Temple University’s James E. Beasley School of Law in Philadelphia. Duru “has a particular interest in sport’s impact on society.” He has represented sports industry professionals from the NFL, the NBA, and MLB in issues relating to employment.

Duru has contributed sports commentary to several news organizations, including NBC, The Washington Post, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of the book Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL and the sports law casebook Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems.

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Professor of Sports Law at American University

Areas of Expertise: Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Employment Discrimination Law

Location: Washington, DC

Contact Information:
Phone: (202) 320-0412
Email: duru@wcl.american.edu
Twitter: @njeremiduru

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