Muriel Morisey

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Muriel Morisey

Muriel Morisey is Associate Professor of Law, Emerita, at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University.

Professor Morisey has also served as Legislative Counsel of the ACLU and at the United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. While earning her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, Professor Morisey held senior staff positions with then-United States Representatives Walter Fauntroy and the late Shirley Chisholm. Professor Morisey also served on the staff of the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment investigation of President Richard Nixon.

Professor Morisey has been extensively involved in the work of educational and other nonprofit organizations throughout her career. She has served on the National Board of the American Civil Liberties Union and the boards of the ACLU Philadelphia Chapter, the Pennsylvania affiliate, and the Massachusetts affiliate. Professor Morisey is also a former Trustee of Radcliffe College (her alma mater) and, prior to joining the Temple Law faculty, she was a member of the Harvard University Graduate School of Education faculty and Director of Policy Analysis in the University’s Office of Government, Community and Public Affairs.

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