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Alexandra Brodsky, Fellow

Posted on September 9, 2016

Alexandra Brodsky was a Skadden Fellow at the National Women’s Law Center, where she litigates and advocates to end discriminatory school push out of girls of color. Previously, Alexandra served as a senior editor at Feministing.com and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a youth-led organization combatting gender violence in schools. For her work at Know Your IX, she received a Ms. Wonder Award from the Ms. Foundation and was named to the Politico 50 and Forward 50. Her writing has been featured in publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Nation, the Atlantic, and Dissent. Alexandra is the author of “Rape-Adjacent”: Imagining Legal Responses to Nonconsensual Condom Removal, 32 Colum. J. Gender & L. 183 (2017), Against Taking Rape “Seriously”: The Case Against Mandatory Referral Laws for Campus Gender Violence, Harv. C.R.-C.L. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017), and A Rising Tide: Learning about Fair Process from Title IX, J. Legal Educ (forthcoming 2017). Alexandra graduated in 2016 from Yale Law School, where she was the recipient of the Reinhardt Fellowship for public interest law and Charles G. Albom Prize for excellence in appellate advocacy. After her fellowship with the Law Center, she will clerk for the Honorable Marsha S. Berzon of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Alexandra is admitted to practice law in New York and the District of Columbia.

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