Lakshmi Gopal

Managing Digital Content Editor

Lakshmi holds a bachelors degree in Philosophy from King’s College, London, and graduated magna cum laude  from Columbia University with distinction in Visual Arts. As a Master’s student at Columbia, she specialized in inter-disciplinary study of political movements, and produced the first academic digital platform for Area Studies. She has worked as an investigative intern with the Georgetown University Criminal Justice Clinic, and as a researcher with Solitary Watch. At law school, Lakshmi was Vice-President of the American Constitution Society and Executive Board Member of the National Lawyer’s Guild. She is a facilitator with Street Law’s Parnell Prison Project, and an Associate Editor with the Michigan Journal of Gender & Law. Lakshmi spent the summer of 2016 as a legal research intern with the Open Society Justice Initiative.