To help us look to our future, Ruth Greenwood will speak on Redistricting, Partisan Gerrymandering, and Proportional Representation.
Ruth Greenwood is Co-Director, Voting Rights and Redistricting for the Campaign Legal Center (CLC: Advancing Democracy Through Law).
She is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and has been working in voting rights for over ten years. She litigates a variety of redistricting cases, with a particular focus on ending partisan gerrymandering and promoting minority representation. Ruth litigated two partisan gerrymandering cases from the trial level to the Supreme Court of the United States (Whitford v. Gill and LWVNC v. Rucho), and has advised dozens of states on how to draft and implement independent redistricting commissions.
Ruth was previously the Lead Counsel for Voting Rights at the Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and prior to that a Redistricting Fellow with the Democratic National Committee’s Voting Rights Institute. She received her Masters in Law from Columbia Law School in 2009 and her undergraduate law and science degrees from the University of Sydney in 2005 and 2003. Ruth is a lecturer on law at Harvard Law School.
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