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Dorothy Samuels

Senior Fellow

Dorothy Samuels is a senior fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Samuels served, for a record 30 years, as a member of the New York Times editorial board, writing on an array of legal and social policy issues, with a particular focus on the justice system, civil rights, and civil liberties. She works closely with the Brennan Center’s Fair Courts project, advises and assists in other areas, and writes on matters in the Brennan Center’s ambit.