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Supreme Court Fellows Selected for New Term
The NAAG Supreme Court Fellows program presents assistant attorney generals (AAG) with an opportunity for direct and rigorous exposure to the practices of the U.S. Supreme Court. This hands-on experience allows selected AAGs to come to Washington, D.C. for a three-month period during the Court’s argument session. They watch oral arguments, participate in moot courts, prepare an amicus brief in a Supreme Court case, and draft the biweekly Supreme Court Report. The following two fellows will be working with NAAG Supreme Court counsel from October to December:
Ali M. Brady is an assistant attorney general in the Civil Division in the Arkansas Attorney General’s Office. For the past two years she has specialized in civil rights cases including ballot access, employment litigation, inmate civil rights claims, and public school desegregation litigation. Ali has argued several times before the Eight Circuit Court of Appeals. A graduate of The University of Arkansas Law School, Ali won the Appellate Advocacy Prize and later received an LL.M. degree from American University’s Washington College of Law and its Program on Law and Government, with certification in Constitutional Law and Civil Rights. Her undergraduate degree in history is from Hendrix College in Arkansas.
Randall E. Ravitz is an assistant attorney general in the Criminal Appeals Division in the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office. He has represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the past six years in both federal and state court concerning habeas corpus actions and complex state criminal appeals. Randall has authored and contributed to briefs to the U.S. Supreme Court. Prior to his public work, Randall served as a litigation associate at two Boston-based firms where he represented clients in high-profile federal and state cases. The recipient of several professional awards and distinctions, Randall received the Edward Brooke Award for Excellence from the Massachusetts Attorney General in 2007. He also served as co-chair of the Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Section of the Boston Bar Association and co-authored the Federal Judicial Center’s Guide to Judicial Management of Cases in ADR. Randall received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, an M.S. in public policy from Rutgers University’s Eagleton Institute of Politics, and a B.A. from Tufts University. FF
Ali M. Brady
Randall E. Ravitz