Megha Ram joins the MacArthur Justice Center as an Arthur Liman Fellow. In this role, she challenges the denial of medical care, endemic violence, and inhumane conditions in jails and immigration detention facilities. She focuses on litigating these issues in federal appeals courts across the country and also creates resources for self-represented individuals. Megha earned her J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was a member of the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Clinical Student Board, and the Yale Law Journal. Before joining MJC, she clerked for the Honorable Michael P. Shea of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut.
*Admitted to practice in California. Application for admission to the D.C. Bar pending; practicing under the supervision of a licensed D.C. Bar member.