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.