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United States Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit
Myrna Pérez was sworn in as a United States Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit in November 2021. From 2006 until her appointment, Judge Pérez served in various roles at the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University (NYU) School of Law, most recently as the Director of their Voting Rights and Elections Program. She has been a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School since 2016, where she teaches a seminar on election law, and she previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Law at NYU School of Law from 2013 to 2015. Prior to joining the Brennan Center, Judge Pérez was a Civil Rights Litigation Fellow at Relman, Dane & Colfax, a civil rights law firm in Washington, D.C., from 2005 to 2006.
- “Why These New Election Lawsuits Will Fail” by Myrna Pérez for the Brennan Center
- “President Trump Can’t Sue His Way to a Second Term. Why He Is Trying Anyway” in Time
State Expertise: National
Speaks: English, Spanish
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