Wave of Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes Shocks Diverse Maryland CommunityMedium, May 7, 2017


We Need a Working-Class CongressMedium (selected by editors for Medium’s Politics Newsletter), September 17, 2019

We have a right to counsel in criminal cases. Why not in evictions?The Washington Post, November 6, 2018

Alabama hurts vulnerable citizens by refusing to expand Medicaid, imposing work requirementsMontgomery Advertiser, August 13, 2018

Alabama should ban gay and trans ‘panic’ defensesAL.com, July 11, 2018

Equalize Employment ProcessThe Hoya, November 14, 2017

The blood of LGBTQ youth is on our hands, AlabamaAL.com, June 6, 2017

Democrats Should Know that Religion Is Not a Litmus Test for Public OfficeThe Humanist, July 25, 2016

So-Called “First Amendment Defense Act” Would Actually Weaken Civil LibertiesThe Humanist, July 13, 2016

Murder of Dora teen shows need for LGBTQ hate crime law in AlabamaAL.com, March 20, 2016

City of Mobile needs an LGBTQ nondiscrimination ordinanceMobile Press-Register, September 25, 2014

Legal Writing

Advanced Legal Research & Writing — Mock Appellant’s Brief (Free Speech) (2016)
This mock appellant’s brief involves an appeal of a ruling that upheld the expulsion of a student for his online comment advocating for concealed carry.

Constitutional Law I — Mock Circuit Court Opinion (Sanctuary Cities) (2018)
This mock circuit court opinion rules on the merits of whether Congress delegated the power to the Department of Justice to condition federal grant funding on compliance with federal immigration law and whether the conditions violate the Spending Clause and the Presentment Clause.

Constitutional Law II — Mock Supreme Court Opinion (Religious Freedom and LGBTQ Rights) (2018)
This mock Supreme Court opinion rules on the merits of Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission on whether the owners have a right under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment to refuse to bake a cake for a same-sex couple.

Policy Writing

Policy Memo: Prohibit Source of Income Discrimination in Maryland (2018)
This policy memo, a final project for my Gender & The Law class, urges the Governor of Maryland to sign a source-of-income discrimination bill into law and protect voucher holders from discrimination.

Policy Sheet: Mind the Gap: Legislating Salary Transparency to Address Gender Pay Disparity in Virginia (2018)
This policy sheet, co-authored with my policy group at the 2018 Truman Scholar Leadership Week, proposes pay transparency as a solution for addressing the gender pay gap in Virginia.

Policy Proposal: Critical Need for a Right to Counsel for Indigent Alabama Tenants (2018)
This policy proposal, written for my application for the 2018 Truman Scholarship, proposes a civil right to counsel for indigent Alabama tenants facing eviction.