Jasmine-GomezFree Speech For People is pleased to announce that Jasmine Gomez has joined our legal advocacy team as the recipient of the 2016-18 Democracy Honors Fellowship.

Ms. Gomez, who recently graduated from Boston University Law School,  will work with Legal Director Ron Fein on advancing the national movement to amend the U.S. Constitution to overturn Citizens United and restore a pro-democracy Constitution.

Ms. Gomez served on the Journal of Science and Technology Law and has written about potential state responses to corporate “Big Data” surveillance. She has held a number of leadership roles at the law school, including as Co-President of the Latin American Law Student Association, Vice President of the American Constitution Society, and Networking Chair for OutLaw, and she received the Emerging Leader Award from the Black Law Students Association.

During law school, she interned at the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice and the National Consumer Law Center, and has done pro bono work for the Mississippi Center for Justice and several Boston public schools. Her fellowship position will build on her year-long externship with the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice at Harvard Law School, where shed examined prosecutorial misconduct and Title VI enforcement.

For more on Jasmine’s fellowship position, click here.

Welcome, Jasmine!