March 19, 2008
Jennifer Turner is the Human Rights Researcher in the ACLU’s Human Rights Program. Prior to joining the ACLU, she was a fellow in the Women’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, where she researched and reported on abuses against Asian migrant domestic workers in the Middle East. She has also worked in the asylum program of Human Rights First assisting refugees seeking asylum in the US to obtain pro bono legal representation, at the Latin American Workers Project in Brooklyn, N.Y., and was in the NYU Law Immigrants’ Rights Clinic as a law student. Jennifer has also worked at the Office of the Prosecutor at the UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and the Defense Office of the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Jennifer is a graduate of Yale University and New York University Law School.