Kyle C. Barry is the Director of the State Law Research Initiative. Kyle previously served as Senior Policy Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. and the Director of Justice Programs at Alliance for Justice in Washington, D.C., where his advocacy and research focused on judicial nominations. Kyle has written extensively on the courts, judges, and civil rights, with reporting and commentary in The Appeal, Bolts Magazine, The New York Times, Slate, The Nation, and Politico, among other outlets. Kyle is a graduate of the University of Vermont and Yale Law School.
Contact Kyle at Kyle.Barry@BehindTheStateBench.com
Molly Bernstein is a second-year evening student at Georgetown University Law Center and a Summer 2022 Law Clerk at the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia. After working in journalism and advocacy in the Middle East and Latin America, she has researched and written about the criminal legal system at The Justice Collaborative and The Appeal. She received a BA in international relations from Brown University and a master’s in global human development from Georgetown University.
Timothy E. Bradley is a writer, researcher, and media strategist with over fifteen years of experience working with national nonprofits, philanthropies, and advocacy organizations. He is a graduate of Yale University and Hunter College. He lives in New York.