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  • Name: Zeinab Khalil

    Recipient Year: 2020

    Major: Law

    Description: Zeinab Khalil is a 2020 ISF Law Scholar and graduate of a Juris Doctorate program at Columbia University School of Law. She is interested in criminal defense, appellate litigation, and civil rights. Before law school, she worked in advocacy organizations and philanthropic foundations on issues of decarceration, surveillance, and immigration. She spent her 1L summer at the Legal Aid Society’s Special Litigation Unit filing Article 78 petitions on behalf of incarcerated clients; she also worked on a lawsuit challenging the NYPD’s continued use of chokeholds. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree from Yale University. She was a staff editor for the Columbia Human Rights Law Review/Jailhouse Lawyer’s Manual. She worked at the Columbia Law School Writing Center, was a faculty research assistant, and served as an extern with the Center for Appellate Litigation. She was also co-president of the Muslim Law Students Association.

    School Name: Columbia University

    Sponsor: Muslim Bar Association of New York (MuBANY) Scholarship|CAIR-SFBA Scholarship