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Alice Clapman

Alice Clapman

Senior Counsel, Democracy

Alice Clapman is a senior counsel in the Brennan Center’s Voting Rights Program. 

Before joining the Brennan Center, she litigated reproductive rights cases and did policy work for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Prior to that, she taught clinics, practiced, and wrote in the field of immigration law. Her law journal publications include Petty Offenses, Drastic Consequences: Toward a Sixth Amendment Right to Counsel for Noncitizen Defendants Facing Deportation, 33 Cardozo L. Rev. 585 (2011); Hearing Difficult Voices: The Due Process Rights of Mentally Disabled Individuals in Removal Proceedings, 45 New England L. Rev. 373 (2011); and Note, Privacy Rights and Abortion Outing: A Proposal for Using Common-Law Privacy Rights To Protect Abortion Patients and Staff, 112 Yale L.J. 1545 (2003).

Alice earned her JD from Yale Law School, and her BA from Princeton University. After law school, she clerked for Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the U.S District Court for the Southern District of New York, and for Judge Chester J. Straub of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.