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Casey Smith

Equal Justice Works Fellow

ACLU Voting Rights Project

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Casey Smith is an Equal Justice Works Fellow at the ACLU Voting Rights Project sponsored by Bloomberg Philanthropies & Proskauer Rose LLP. Her fellowship project focuses on defending people charged with voting-related violations and combatting the criminalization of the ballot box. Casey also litigates voting rights cases in federal and state courts nationwide, in matters related to redistricting and discriminatory barriers to the vote.

Casey is a graduate of Yale Law School. During law school, she participated in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and won the C. LaRue Munson Prize for excellence in her clinical work. Casey is the co-author of Defending Voting Rights in Long-term Care Institutions, an Article in the Boston University Law Review. Casey received her Bachelor’s Degree with High Honors from Wesleyan University. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal at the International Refugee Assistance Project. Following her fellowship, she will serve as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert L. Pitman on the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas.