Lauren Sampson

Staff Attorney, Lawyers for Civil Rights

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Professional Background

Civil rights attorney at racial justice and immigrants' rights impact litigation nonprofit. Adjunct professor at Boston College Law School. Received a J.D. from Duke in 2015.

How has your JD/MA degree from Duke shaped your work life?

My English degree has made me a more careful, compassionate, and creative writer and thinker. It taught me to construct compelling narratives and write with precision and empathy.

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Publication or Professional Projects:

Collection of op-eds on WBUR

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