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Dori Lewis

Dori Lewis

Legal Aid Society
Supervising Attorney, Prisoners' Rights Project
New York, NY, USA


DORI LEWIS  is a Supervising Attorney at the Prisoners’ Rights Project of the New York City Legal Aid Society.  She has brought litigation challenging the sexual abuse of women in New York State prisons, has served on the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission’s Standards Development Expert Committee, and has submitted congressional testimony concerning the proposed PREA standards.  She has also pursued litigation leading to improved provision of general and special education to young prisoners on Rikers Island, improved medical services to women prisoners, and the substantial limitation on shackling of hospitalized prisoners including a bar on the shackling of women admitted for delivery.  She graduated from Barnard College and the Columbia University School of Law.
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