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Margaret A. Burnham

Professor/Academic Director
Northeastern University

Professor Burnham is an internationally recognized expert on civil rights, comparative constitutional rights, and international criminal law. She is the faculty co-director of the law school’s Center for Law, Equity and Race (CLEAR) and founded and directs the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project (CRRJ), which investigates racial violence in the Jim Crow era and other historical failures of the criminal justice system, serving as a resource for stakeholders involved in various initiatives seeking justice. Beginning her career at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, she was appointed by Nelson Mandela to serve on an international human rights commission to investigate human rights violations within the African National Congress in 1993. She joined Northeastern Law in 2002.

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Events featuring Margaret A. Burnham
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