Sarah Mehta is a Human Rights Researcher with the ACLU’s Human Rights Program. Previously, Sarah worked as the detention fellow with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project and as a staff attorney at the ACLU of Michigan. From 2009-2011, Sarah was the Aryeh Neier fellow at Human Rights Watch and the ACLU’s Human Rights Program, focusing on the rights of people with mental disabilities in the U.S. immigration system. While a law student, she was a student director of the prisoner rights clinic and worked on capital and criminal defense cases with the New Haven public defender office, as well as working in the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic. She has also worked with the Southern Poverty Law Center in Mississippi and for civil rights attorney Mary Howell. Prior to law school, Sarah was a Fulbright scholar in India working on minority rights. She is a graduate of Brown University and Yale Law School.
Sep 11, 2018
Why Are So Many Indigenous People in Montana Incarcerated?
Nov 29, 2017
Growing Up and Growing Old in Prison
Feb 13, 2017
Are U.S. Agents Carrying Out Trump’s Muslim Ban at Airports in Canada and Ireland? We Aim to Find Out.
Feb 2, 2017
Don’t Let Trump Normalize Guantánamo
Dec 22, 2016
After 10-year Legal Battle, a Victory for Undocumented Workers Injured on the Job
Sep 19, 2016
At the UN Refugee Summit, Americans Should Examine Our Treatment of People Seeking Asylum — Not Just on a Boat in the Mediterranean, but at Our Border
Jul 26, 2016
Will the 9/11 Defendants Ever Get a Fair Trial?
Nov 20, 2015
There’s Only One Country That Hasn’t Ratified the Convention on Children's Rights: US
Mar 11, 2015
Fairness for Workers Laboring in the Shadows
Dec 15, 2014
Harrowing Tales of the Wrongly Deported: How Border Patrol Officers Flout the Law and Destroy Lives