Jameel Jaffer is inaugural director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. Previously, he was deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, where he oversaw that organization's work relating to free speech, privacy, national security, and international human rights. He has argued cases at all levels of the federal court system, including in the Supreme Court, and has testified many times before Congress and administrative agencies. His most recent book, The Drone Memos, was published by the New Press in the fall of 2016.
Biography current as of September 25, 2018