Lucy Litt graduated from Harvard Law School in 2022, proudly served as a member of the [F]law Editorial Board during its first year, and she is the author of “RICO: Rethinking Interpretations of Criminal Organizations,” a 2021 article published in the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law. She grew up dancing full-time at the Alvin Ailey School and attended Mount Holyoke College. Before law school, Lucy taught middle and high school boys at Horizon Juvenile Detention Center in the South Bronx, worked on corrections oversight research with Professor Michele Deitch (of the University of Texas at Austin School of Law), and worked with and on behalf of incarcerated people who were being sexually abused in custody as a Program Officer at Just Detention International.
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