Olivia Ensign is a staff attorney with the ACLU Capital Punishment Project. Olivia represents clients in capital cases at the direct appeal and post-conviction levels across the southern United States. Olivia graduated with High Honors from Swarthmore College with a B.A. in Political Science and Peace and Conflict Studies, and from New York University School of Law where she was a Root-Tilden-Kern Public Interest Scholar and Institute for International Law and Justice Scholar.
Nov 19, 2018
What a Portrait of General Robert E. Lee Means for One Man’s Capital Trial
May 30, 2018
Racist Jury Selection at the Heart of a 1977 Murder Conviction
Mar 28, 2017
The Guantánamo Military Commissions Continue to Undermine Basic Principles of American Justice