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Associate Professor of LawGilda R. Daniels
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

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Civil Procedure
Civil Rights
Critical Legal Theory
Election Law
LLMUS Civil Procedure
Voting Rights

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. Before 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 Hon. Joseph W. Hatchett. Her areas of expertise and interest also include religion and democracy.

Selected Publications

Articles and Essays

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, 14 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol'y 237 (2011).

Racial Redistricting in a Post-Racial World, 32 Cardozo L. Rev. 947 (2011).

Outsourcing Democracy: Redefining the Public Private Partnership in Election Administration, 88 Denv. U. L. Rev. 237 (2010).

Office Politics: Hiring and Firing Government Lawyers, 18 Pub. Law. 7 (2010).

Voter Deception, 43 Ind. L. Rev. 343 (2010).

A Vote Delayed Is A Vote Denied: A Proactive Approach to Eliminating Election Administration Legislation that Disenfranchises 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.

Articles on Social Science Research Network