ACLU of Massachusetts
Courtney is a Yale Public Interest Fellow with the ACLU of Massachusetts, working on school-to-prison pipeline issues and the criminalization of school discipline. Courtney graduated from Yale Law School in 2011 and afterwards clerked for Judge James Dennis of the US Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. While at Yale, she participated in human rights fact-finding missions in Tanzania and Senegal and worked on U.S. prison reform projects. Prior to attending to law school, she managed the Close Up Foundation’s national youth voting program and worked as a research analyst for the Genocide Intervention Network. Courtney has researched or worked with peace-building and human rights initiatives in Ireland, Uganda, and Sierra Leone.