Skip to main content

About

The Roderick and Solange MacArthur Justice Center is a public interest law firm that litigates social and criminal justice issues—including police misconduct, racial and religious discrimination, prison conditions, wrongful convictions, and the death penalty. Our Washington, D.C. office focuses on obtaining material and lasting reform primarily through appeals in the U.S. Supreme Court and other appeals courts around the country.

Who We Are

Amir H. Ali, Supreme Court and Appellate Counsel, litigates important civil rights and criminal justice issues before the U.S. Supreme Court and other appeals courts around the country. He is a Lecturer at Harvard Law School, where he directs an independent criminal justice appellate clinic, and is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law. Learn more about Amir.


Emily Clark, Appellate Research Specialist & Operations Manager in the MacArthur Justice Center’s office in Washington, joins the firm with more than 10 years of appellate paralegal experience and a demonstrated commitment to criminal justice advocacy. Learn more about Emily.