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Next Generation Leaders

June 01, 2022

US Constitution
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The American Constitution Society selected Sabrina Minhas L’22 and Jess Zalph L’23 to participate in their prestigious leadership program.

The American Constitution Society (ACS), a progressive legal organization whose membership includes more than 250 chapters of students and lawyers nationwide, has named Sabrina Minhas L’22 and Jess Zalph L’23 as Next Generation Leaders.

Sabrina Minhas L'22 Sabrina Minhas L'22

ACS selected Minhas and Zalph from among a broad pool of applicants. As Next Generation Leaders with ACS, Minhas and Zalph will have the privilege of engaging in meaningful career development opportunities and accessing vast networks of progressive lawyers and changemakers throughout the country. Moreover, they will be among a small group of law students working to help steer ACS as the organization continues to strive to uphold its mission to advance and defend justice.

Jessica Zalph L'23 Jessica Zalph L’23“I am thrilled to continue my journey with the American Constitution Society — a coalition of progressive attorneys and law students throughout the country who share my goal of using public policy to strengthen vulnerable communities,” Minhas said. “With its career development opportunities and community of recent law graduates, I am confident that the Next Generation Leaders program can help me build the skills and relationships needed to fulfill this goal as I transition from law student to attorney.”

David Berger Professor for the Administration of Justice Kermit Roosevelt and Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science Cary Coglianese submitted letters of recommendations that highlighted Minhas’s and Zalph’s extraordinary commitment to student leadership.

“Sabrina’s and Jess’s applications, work as student chapter leaders during this challenging time, and compelling recommendations from Professor Roosevelt and Professor Coglianese really impressed our team,” ACS Vice President of Network Advancement Meghan J. Paulas said in a statement. “We are delighted to recognize and celebrate Sabrina’s and Jess’s leadership!”

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