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.
Jul 30, 2015
President Obama Needs to Stop Repeating FDR’s Worst Mistake and End Family Detention Now
Jul 17, 2015
What President Obama Didn’t Hear or Smell at El Reno
May 21, 2015
The 'South Texas Family Residential Center' Is No Haven: It’s an Internment Camp.
Feb 24, 2015
A Most Unsurprising Riot
Feb 4, 2015
Detention Is No Place for Infants, Children, and Families
Jan 13, 2015
How US Prison Officials Rubber-Stamped a CIA Torture Chamber
Sep 29, 2014
The Wal-Mart Model: Not Just for Retail, Now It’s for Private Prisons Too!
Aug 6, 2014
Border Crisis Prompting New Xenophobic Drumbeat for an Old Disgrace—Detention Camps
May 28, 2014
WTF? Our Tax Dollars Are Being Spent to Jail a Vet for Being Poor
May 28, 2014
The U.S. Government Treats Detained Immigrants Like Slaves