Volume 51 Online Contributors
Logan Place, Executive Editor for Online Content
Logan is a 2L at HLS. He is interested in labor law and workers’ rights, as well as drug policy and its effect on mass incarceration. He was previously a legal intern at the ACLU of Connecticut. At HLS Logan has also been involved with the Consumer Protection Clinic and the Capital Punishment Clinic.
Krista White, Executive Editor for Online Content
Krista is a 2L at HLS. She is from North Carolina and received a B.S. in Psychology from Duke in 2013. She is interested in law and psychology, as well as the legal issues surrounding the American health care system. In the summer of 2014, Krista interned at LegalHealth, a medical-legal partnership in New York. At HLS, Krista is on the board of the Harvard Health Law Society.
Esther Agbaje, Online Content Editor
Esther Agbaje is a 1L at HLS. She is interested in public law and policy. She is active in the Food Law Society and Harvard’s Black Law Student Association. Before coming to law school, she managed rule of law projects for the U.S. Department of State in the Middle East with a country focus on Egypt. Esther also has a Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.
Lauren Gabriel, Online Content Editor
Lauren is a 1L at HLS. She is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and graduated from Harvard College in 2014. She is interested in the intersection of criminal justice and immigrant and refugee rights. Lauren is a member of the Harvard Defenders and the Prison Legal Assistance Project.
Jimin He, Online Content Editor
Jimin is a 1L at HLS. He’s interested in civil rights issues affecting Asian Americans as well as historical Supreme Court cases that deal with individual economic rights. Prior to law school, Jimin attended Yale University and received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science.
Shane Hunt, Online Content Editor
Shane is a 3L at HLS. He is from the Chicago area and received his B.S. from Duke University in 2012. At HLS, he has been co-president of HLS Lambda and participated in the Harvard Law Entrepreneurship Program and the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinic. This past summer he was a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York and will be at O’Melveny & Myers this upcoming summer.
Michelle Nance, Online Content Editor
Michelle is a 1L at HLS. Before coming to law school, she lived in Seattle and worked in the Washington State House of Representatives as a Legislative Assistant. She is interested in civil rights issues, particularly women’s rights.
Sean Parys, Online Content Editor
Sean is a 1L at HLS. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Winnipeg (Canada). Prior to law school, he worked as a research assistant. As a research assistant, he focused on areas such as the history of criminal justice in Canada and the relationship between education and post-release recidivism. This summer, he will be working as a law clerk at the Orleans Public Defenders.
Emma Rekart, Online Content Editor
Jevhon Rivers, Online Content Editor
Jevhon is a 1L at HLS. Originally from Chicago, Jevhon attended Amherst College and received her B.A. in Greek. She is interested in the legal and political issues surrounding race and poverty. After college, she spent two years teaching elementary school in Houston through Teach for America and another year traveling through India and Southeast Asia. She is also involved with the Journal on Racial and Ethnic Justice.
Matthew Ryan, Online Content Editor
Matthew Ryan is from Kansas City. He studied public health and economics at Saint Louis University. Prior to law school, he worked in Hartford, CT as a Jesuit Volunteer at a legal aid clinic. He is interested in health policy.
Stephen Silva, Online Content Editor
Stephen is a 2L at HLS. He is a Massachusetts native and a first generation American, graduating from Yale College in 2010. Prior to law school, Stephen provided assistance to indigent LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers at Immigration Equality in New York City. Stephen’s interests include immigration, criminal defense, and alternative dispute resolution.
Matt Tako, Online Content Editor
Matt is a 3L at HLS. Originally from Northeast Ohio, Matt earned his B.A. from the University of Southern California. After college he spent three years teaching elementary school in New Orleans through Teach for America. He has previously been a legal intern for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana and a summer associate in the Los Angeles office of Skadden Arps. He has also been a participant in The Ghana Project, the Mississippi Delta Project, and the Post-Foreclosure/Eviction Defense Clinic at HLS.
Serena Wu, Online Content Editor
Serena is a 2L at HLS.