Carl Takei is a former senior staff attorney at the ACLU’s Trone Center for Justice and Equality. He litigated police practices; advanced the ACLU’s affirmative vision for reducing the role, power, presence and responsibilities of police in U.S. communities; and coordinated policing-related litigation and advocacy across multiple ACLU projects and centers.
Previously, Carl was a staff attorney at the ACLU National Prison Project, where he worked on prison privatization, immigration detention, and the intersection between the federal criminal justice system and immigration enforcement. He has also served as a staff attorney/Tony Dunn Foundation law fellow at the ACLU of the Nation’s Capital and as a law clerk for U.S. District Judge Paul Barbadoro in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Hampshire. Carl holds a J.D., magna cum laude, from Boston College Law School and an A.B. from Brown University.
Oct 9, 2018
President Trump, Stop and Frisk Is Both Unconstitutional and Ineffective
Sep 21, 2018
Colleges and Universities Have a Racial Profiling Problem
Jul 13, 2018
The Supreme Court’s Disingenuous Funeral Ceremony for Korematsu
Jun 27, 2018
Antwon Rose Jr. Is Another Unarmed Young Black Man Who Should Be Alive Today
Jun 18, 2018
How Police Can Stop Being Weaponized by Bias-Motivated 911 Calls
Mar 5, 2018
The East Mississippi Correctional Facility Is 'Hell on Earth'
Nov 7, 2017
Private Prison Giant CoreCivic’s Wants to Corner the Mass Incarceration ‘Market’ in the States
May 3, 2017
The Incarceration of Japanese-Americans 75 Years Ago Reminds Us That Our Freedoms Are Fragile
Apr 26, 2017
The ACLU Is at the UN Tomorrow to Testify on the Horrific Human Rights Record of US Private Prison Companies
Jan 5, 2017
Trump and Sessions: Great for the Private Prison Industry, Terrible for Civil Rights