Samuel Miller is Cooperating Counsel at the Center for Constitutional Rights and was the Center’s Interim Legal Director from 2007-2009. From 2012 to 2015 he was a Senior Attorney at the Center for Public Representation and was Of Counsel at Outten & Golden from 2009 to 2012. Mr. Miller was an Associate Research Scholar at Columbia University School of Law in 2006-2007 and was a career law clerk for the Honorable Thelton E. Henderson, United States District Court, N.D. Cal from 2000-2006. He is currently in the monitoring phase of a challenge to long-term solitary confinement in Ashker v. Governor of California, and has litigated other prisoners’ rights cases, including Gates v. Deukmejian, Coleman v. Wilson, and Toussaint v. McCarthy.
His recent publications include From Exclusion to Inclusion: How the ADA Provides an Avenue for School Integration (June 2104), Advocating for Students with Mental Health Disabilities (Oct. 2013), The Roles of Intermediaries in Institutional Reform Litigation (Jan. 2013), and Litigating Municipal Liability in School-to-Prison Pipeline Cases (Dec. 2012).
He is a graduate of Tufts University and Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California.