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Staff Attorney, Prisoner Rights Project, The Legal Aid Society

Description:
Stefen is a Staff Attorney on the Prisoner Rights Project at the Legal Aid Society. Based out of New York City, Stefan represents prisoners in the organization's class action lawsuits centered around inhumane conditions in the jails. Stefen writes letters on behalf of his clients, covering topics ranging from lack of access to food and water, too much time spent in solitary confinement, and mistreatment of prisoners with physical or mental disabilities. His overall mission is to create more humane prisons that rehabilitate rather than punish. Find out how to use a law degree to help fight injustices in the corrections system.

Salary & Industry Outlook:
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Major: Political Science (Bachelor), Juris Doctor (Doctorate)

College: SUNY Oswego, Albany Law School of Union University (JD)

City: New York

State: New York