John Gaelen Wrench

John Gaelen Wrench

Attorney, Institute for Justice

Topics: Administrative Law & Regulation • Civil Rights • Constitution • Criminal Law & Procedure • Federalism • First Amendment • Founding Era & History • Fourteenth Amendment • Fourth Amendment • Jurisprudence • Litigation • Philosophy • Politics • Security & Privacy • State Constitutions • State Courts • State Governments • Supreme Court

John Wrench is a Constitutional Law Fellow at the Institute for Justice.

John grew up outside of Ithaca, New York, and received his law degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 2019. During law school, he served as editor in chief of the Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law and was a member of the Federalist Society. John interned in his law school’s First Amendment Litigation Clinic and was a judicial extern to the Honorable Paul E. Davison in the Southern District of New York. John graduated from Pace University in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Religious Studies.


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