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Christina Williams

Student Attorney (2024

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Christina Williams is a graduate of Clark Atlanta University and a current 2L at Harvard Law School. She is interested in prison abolition, movement lawyering, and civil rights/racial justice work. During her 1L summer, Christina interned with the Abolitionist Law Center in Philadelphia, PA where she worked on cases involving inhumane conditions of confinement, police misconduct, and wrongful convictions. Christina will spend her 2L summer at Brown Goldstein & Levy, a plaintiff-side civil rights law firm, and the Federal Public Defender for the District of Columbia. At HLS, Christina participates in several student practice opportunities, including Harvard Defenders, the Harvard Tenant Advocacy Project, and the Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project. She has also worked as a student attorney in the Harvard Election Law Clinic. Christina is the Co-Chair of Community Outreach for the Harvard Black Law Students Association, the Chair of Educational Opportunities for the Harvard Law School Chapter of the American Constitution Society, and an Article Selection Editor for the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review. Christina is also a member of the Bell Collective for Critical Race Theory, the Harvard Women’s Law Association, and the Harvard Plaintiffs’ Law Association. Christina is a proud Philadelphia, PA native and a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.