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Meredith Desautels

Meredith Desautels

Bay Area Legal Aid
Youth Justice Attorney & Leading Edge Fellow
Oakland, CA, USA


Meredith Desautels is an attorney and fellow with the Youth Justice unit at Bay Area Legal Aid. Funded through the Rosenberg Foundation's Leading Edge Fellowship, Meredith's work focuses on strategies for reducing youth incarceration in juvenile halls and camps. Prior to joining Bay Area Legal Aid, Meredith spent several months of her fellowship representing youth in delinquency proceedings through the San Francisco Public Defender's Office. Meredith was previously a staff attorney at the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, where she used litigation and legislative strategies to advance civil rights and racial justice in the criminal justice system. She also directed the Lawyers' Committee's Second Chance Legal Clinic, which provides free legal services to people facing barriers due to a past criminal record. Meredith clerked for Judge Noonan on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and is a graduate of UC Berkeley School of Law.
Meredith Desautels is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Penal Code § 236.14—Fact Sheet: Vacating Arrests & Convictions for Victims of Human Trafficking, Bay Area Legal Aid - Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017, Friday, August 11, 2017
New Protections for Trafficking Victims: Vacate and Seal Past Arrests and Convictions Fact Sheet, Bay Area Legal Aid - Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017, Friday, August 11, 2017
Web Segment  Web Segment Criminal Record Remedy Updates - Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017, Monday, August 14, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Criminal Record Remedy Updates - Criminal Record Remedy Updates, Monday, August 14, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Criminal Record Remedy Updates - Criminal Record Remedy Updates, Monday, August 14, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Reentry in California – Overcoming Legal Barriers to Community Reintegration 2017, Tuesday, August 15, 2017, San Francisco, CA
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