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Clara Spera

Equal Justice Works Legal Fellow

ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project

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Clara Spera is an Equal Justice Works legal fellow with the ACLU’s Reproductive Freedom Project, focusing on expanding access to care, particularly for low-income women, using a variety of innovative legal and advocacy mechanisms, at a critical time when there is a substantial risk that the Supreme Court could decimate the right to an abortion. With the ACLU, Clara has litigated in state and federal courts across the country. Before joining the ACLU, Clara was a law clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  Clara is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she was President of Harvard Law Students for Reproductive Justice, Cambridge University, and the University of Chicago.