Katrin Marquez


Constitutional Law Fellow

Katrin Marquez is a Constitutional Law Fellow at the Institute for Justice. Katrin earned her law degree from Yale Law School, where she served as a Coker Fellow in Constitutional Law, the Executive Inter Alia Editor for the Yale Law & Policy Review, and a Vice President for the Federalist Society. Through the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic, she was part of a team that successfully settled an as-applied listeners’ rights First Amendment challenge to a CIA regulation on behalf of investigative journalists. Through the Education Adequacy Project Clinic, she contributed pre-litigation research and analysis to a successful First and Fourth Amendment class-action challenge to a county probation department’s juvenile diversionary program in public schools. She spent her law school summers at the Miami offices of IJ and a major U.S.-based international law firm. Prior to law school, she taught English as Fulbright Fellow in Gwangju, South Korea. She holds a B.A. in political science and Asian languages & civilizations from Amherst College and an M.S.Ed. in education policy from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Born into a political dissident family in Havana, Cuba, Katrin migrated to Miami, Florida when she was a young child.

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