John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 1012
Administrative Assistant: Gloria Joy
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 518
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Grambling State University
Critical Legal Theory
LLMUS Civil Procedure
Daniels recently spoke on a panel about whether the Supreme Court will strike down a part of the Voting Rights Act that requires states with a history of racial discrimination to have their election laws pre-cleared by federal authorities. An article about her remarks is here.
Daniels, an expert on voting rights, has served as a deputy chief in the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Voting Section in both the Clinton and Bush administrations. She has more than a decade of voting rights experience, bringing cases that involved various provisions of the Voting Rights Act, the National Voter Registration Act and other voting rights statutes. Prior to beginning her voting rights career, Daniels was a staff attorney with the Southern Center for Human Rights representing death row inmates and bringing prison condition cases. She was a Root Tilden Scholar at New York University School of Law and clerked in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals with the Honorable Joseph W. Hatchett. Her areas of expertise and interest also include religion and democracy.
Unfinished Business: Protecting Voting Rights in the Twenty-First Century, 81 Geo. Wash. L. Rev. 1928 (2013).
Senator Edward Kennedy: A Lion for Voting Rights, New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy 14 (2011).
Racial Redistricting in a Post-Racial World, Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 3 (2011)
Outsourcing Democracy: Redefining the Public Private Partnership in Election Administration, 88 Denv. U. L. Rev. Vol. 88, No. 1 (2010)
Office Politics: Hiring and Firing Government Lawyers, The Public Lawyer, (ABA Magazine, Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division) Volume 18, No. 1, Winter 2010.
Voter Deception, 43 Indiana L. Reb. 343 (2010).
A Vote Delayed Is A Vote Denied: A Proactive Approach to Eliminating Election Administration Legislation that Disenfrachises Unwanted Voters, 47 U. Louisville L. Rev. 57 (2008).
The Politics of the Pulpit: Black Pastors and Social Justice, The Daily Voice, March 28, 2008.
Key Words for Equality, ABA/NBA Journals, February 1999.