Ruth Jones

Ruth Jones

Professor of Law
A.B., Smith College
J.D., University of California, Los Angeles


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Professor Jones served as an assistant district attorney for New York County for five years. In 1990, she joined the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund as a staff attorney, litigating civil rights issues including Title IX and sexual harassment complaints. As an adjunct clinical law professor at Fordham University, she designed that school’s domestic violence clinic and supervised students representing battered women in court. Professor Jones has testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on anti-stalking legislation. She has worked as a trial consultant for CBS News and was a frequent contributor in that same capacity for Court TV, the courtroom television network.

Courses: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Gender and the Law

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