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Pamela Karlan
Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law, School of Law
Co-Director, Supreme Court Litigation Clinic
Associate Dean for Research and Academics in the Law School

Pamela Karlan is the Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law in the School of Law, as well as the Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. She received her B.A from Yale University in 1980, after which she received both her M.A,. from the Yale University University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and her J.D., from Yale Law School in 1984. She joined Stanford Faculty in 1998.

Professor Karlan is one of the nation’s leading experts on voting and the political process, she has served as a commissioner on the California Fair Political Practices Commission and an assistant counsel and cooperating attorney for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Her research interests include: Antidiscrimination Law; Civil Procedure and Litigation; Constitutional Law; Criminal Procedure; Employment Discrimination; Race and the Law; and The Supreme Court.

Further information about Professor Karlan is available from her website.