Claudia Angelos is Clinical Professor of Law at New York University School of Law, where she teaches lawyering and litigation and directs the Civil Rights Clinic, the Racial Justice Clinic, and the New York Civil Liberties Clinic. Over twenty years at the law school she and her students have litigated more than one hundred civil rights cases in the New York federal courts. She speaks frequently on a range of issues, including legal education, prisoners' rights, civil rights, ethics, and pretrial and trial practice. She is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. A long-time past president of the New York Civil Liberties Union, Professor Angelos now serves as its general counsel and sits on the board and the executive committee of the American Civil Liberties Union. She is also a member of the board and executive committee of the Clinical Legal Education Association and the boards of the Society of American Law Teachers and Prisoners Legal Services of New York.