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ACLU Women’s Rights Project
Linda Morris is a Skadden Fellow in the Women’s Rights Project, where she focuses on dismantling barriers to housing for low-income women of color and survivors of gender-based violence. During law school, Linda interned at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the Employment Litigation Section of the U.S. Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, and the Center for Survivor Agency and Justice. Additionally, Linda represented low-income clients in criminal appeals, bail and expungement hearings, and other matters through the Appellate Advocacy and Law Reform Clinic. Linda also served as a Teaching Assistant and Mock Trial Coach for Community Law in Action’s Law and Leadership Program at a Baltimore City high school.
Prior to law school, Linda worked for several years as an advocate for survivors of domestic and sexual violence in emergency homeless shelters in Texas and Maryland, and at the Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault. Linda previously clerked for the Honorable Stephanie A. Gallagher at the U.S. District for the District of Maryland. Linda received her J.D. from the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, received a B.A. from the University of Maryland in College Park, and attended Howard Community College through the James W. Rouse Scholars Program.