Jennifer C. Braceras

Director, Independent Women's Law Center, Independent Women's Forum

Topics: Civil Rights • Education Policy • Due Process • Culture • Fourteenth Amendment • First Amendment • Labor & Employment Law • Politics
Jennifer C. Braceras, a member of the Federalist Society Board of Visitors, is the director of Independent Women’s Law Center and a former member of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
 
She is an expert on Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and has taught courses on civil rights and constitutional law at both Boston College Law School and Suffolk University Law School. 
 
Ms. Braceras is a graduate of the Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor of the Law Review. After law school, she clerked for two federal judges and practiced labor and employment law with the Boston law firm Ropes & Gray. 
 
A long time political columnist and editor, Ms. Braceras's writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, the Hill, and National Review Online.  She co-hosts At the Bar, a bimonthly virtual happy hour discussion about issues at the intersection of law, politics, and culture. 
Click to play: Showcase Discussion: A Discussion with Professors Robert George and Cornel West on Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Thought, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and the Cancel Culture

Showcase Discussion: A Discussion with Professors Robert George and Cornel West on Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Thought, the Black Lives Matter Movement, and the Cancel Culture

2020 National Lawyers Convention

On November 12, 2020, The Federalist Society hosted an online showcase discussion for the 2020...

Click to play: Shakespeare and the Law 2019 - Belief and the Burden of Proof through the Lens of Six of the Bard's Plays

Shakespeare and the Law 2019 - Belief and the Burden of Proof through the Lens of Six of the Bard's Plays

The Boston Lawyers Chapter, McCarter & English, and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company

The Federalist Society, McCarter & English,and Commonwealth Shakespeare Company present Shakespeare and the Law 2019...