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Brigitte Amiri

Deputy Director

ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project


Brigitte Amiri is a deputy director at the ACLU's Reproductive Freedom Project. She has been litigating reproductive rights cases for nearly twenty years. She is currently involved in numerous challenges, including leading the lawsuit against Kentucky's 6-week abortion ban and is a member of the team challenging Texas Senate Bill 8. Ms. Amiri has been an adjunct assistant professor at New York Law School and Hunter College. She serves on the Ibis Reproductive Health Board of Directors and previously served on the Law Students for Reproductive Justice's Board of Directors. Before joining the ACLU, Ms. Amiri worked as an attorney at South Brooklyn Legal Services in the Foreclosure Prevention Project and at the Center for Reproductive Rights. She graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 1999 and from DePaul University in 1996.