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Emma J. Roth

Equal Justice Works Fellow

ACLU Women’s Rights Project


Emma J. Roth is an Equal Justice Works fellow in the Women’s Rights Project where she focuses on the intersection of gender and race discrimination in education. While in law school, Emma interned with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project and the Sex Workers Project at the Urban Justice Center. She also co-authored a report with the ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project about unconstitutional state quarantines in the wake of the Ebola crisis of 2014. As a law student, she engaged in policy advocacy and litigation with the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership, the Yale Veterans Legal Services Clinic, and the Reproductive Rights and Justice Project. Prior to law school, Emma worked with a pro bono team at Paul, Weiss representing Mississippi’s last abortion clinic in its efforts to stay open. Emma is a graduate of Yale Law School and Brown University.