Student Attorney (2023)
Will Searcy is an abolitionist, law student, and aspiring law professor. He hopes his future scholarship will enable him to to be a “wailer” as described by Saidiya Hartman. He joined the Institute to End Mass Incarceration as a student attorney in Spring 2023. At Harvard Law School, he is a student attorney for Harvard Defenders and the Criminal Justice Institute, and serves as a Notes Editor on the Harvard Law Review. He has worked or interned at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF), Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, and the Public Defender Service for D.C.