Ross E. Cheit is Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Brown University. He is currently working on a book about the law and politics of child sexual abuse cases in the United States. Carey Jaros graduated from Brown University in 2000 with a B.A. in Law and Public Policy. She is currently an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company in Boston.
Marc Galanter is the John and Rylla Bosshard Professor of Law and South Asian Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has written extensively on litigation, lawyers, and legal culture in the United States, India, and the United Kingdom.
Fredrick C. Harris is Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Center for the Study of African-American Politics at the University of Rochester. He is the author of Something Within: Religion in African-American Politics, which won the V. O. Key Award for Best Book in Southern Politics and the Distinguished Book Award from the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion.
Judith Lewis Herman, M.D., is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Director of Training at the Victims of Violence Program at Cambridge (MA) Hospital. Dr. Herman is the author of two award-winning books: Father-Daughter Incest and Trauma and Recovery. She has lectured widely on the subject of sexual and domestic violence.
Frederick M. Lawrence is Law Alumni Scholar and Professor of Law at the Boston University School of Law. He has published articles concerning bias-motivated violence, federal criminal civil rights laws, and freedom of speech, and is the author of Punishing Hate: Bias Crimes Under American Law. He was awarded an Inns of Court Fellowship in 1996 at the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies in London and a Ford Founda