UpClose With Maha Jweied

This month’s spotlighted member is Maha Jweied, CEO of the Responsible Business Initiative for Justice. In her interview, Jweied reflects on her work on a pro bono juvenile death penalty case and how her early experiences, personal values, and faith led her to a career in public service.

UpClose With John Malcolm

UpClose with John Malcolm

This month’s member spotlight features John Malcolm. Malcolm oversees The Heritage Foundation’s work to increase understanding of the Constitution and the rule of law as director of the think tank’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies.

UpClose With Ciera Bates-Chamberlain

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This month’s member spotlight features Ciera Bates-Chamberlain. Bates-Chamberlain was born and raised on the Southside of Chicago. She is committed to furthering the fight for social and economic justice by strengthening communities through radical theology.

UpClose With Barron Jones

This month’s member spotlight features Barron Jones. Barron joined the ACLU of New Mexico in January 2018 after spending several years working as a journalist for the Rio Grande Sun in Española where he covered stories related to government accountability and education.

UpClose With Tina Nadeau

This month’s member spotlight features Tina Nadeau. Tina Nadeau was appointed Associate Justice to the New Hampshire Superior Court in 1996, and in 2011, was appointed Chief Justice of the Superior Court. Justice Nadeau received a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1985, and she received her law degree from the University of New Hampshire School of Law in 1989. 

UpClose With Ekow Yankah

This month’s member spotlight features Ekow Yankah. Professor Yankah holds degrees from the University of Michigan, Columbia Law School and Oxford University.

UpClose With Beth Skinner This month’s member spotlight features Beth Skinner. Dr. Beth Skinner was named the Director of the Iowa Department of Corrections (IDOC) in June 2019. Director Skinner started her career as an intern with the Sixth Judicial District, Department of Correctional Services in Coralville, Iowa in 2002.

UpClose With Leslie Cooper

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This month’s member spotlight features Leslie Cooper. As PSA Director, Ms. Cooper leads in a direction not only to enhance the Agency’s reputation as the premier pretrial justice organization in the country, but also to ensure that the services the Agency provides to our criminal justice stakeholders and client population are of the highest quality.

UpClose With Brett Tolman

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This month’s member spotlight features Brett Tolman, founder of the Tolman Group and chair of the firm’s White Collar, Corporate Compliance, and Government Investigations section. In his interview, Tolman discussed lack of accountability and transparency in the criminal justice system and how his time as a prosecutor informs his work in policy reform.

UpClose With Ganesha Martin

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This month’s member spotlight features Ganesha Martin, President & CEO at G.M.M. Consulting, LLC and VP of Public Policy and Community Affairs at Mark43. At Mark43, Martin steers internal and external law enforcement policy, community engagement, and Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, transforming them to action-oriented, problem-solving initiatives capable of creating impactful outcomes. Martin has served in several positions in Baltimore City government.

UpClose With Alysia Bell

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This month’s member spotlight features Alysia Bell, President of UNITE-LA. In her 11 years with the organization, she has led our national work in partnership with the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) which has raised over $13 million, sub-granting over $700 thousand to chambers across the country leading promising practices in higher education attainment.

UpClose With Chief Justice Michael Boggs

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This month’s member spotlight features Chief Justice Michael Boggs, appointed to the Supreme Court of Georgia on December 7, 2016 by Governor Nathan Deal. Justice Boggs served as a judge on the Georgia Court of Appeals, a Superior Court judge for Waycross Judicial Circuit, and State Representative to the Georgia General Assembly.