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Inimai M. Chettiar

Advisory Board member

Inimai Chettiar is the Legislative and Policy Director for the Coalition for Public Safety. She previously directed the justice program at the Brennan Center for Justice. Prior to joining the Brennan Center in 2012, Ms. Chettiar worked as a legal fellow at the Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law, where she led legal and policy initiatives using economic analysis to reform federal criminal justice and public health laws. Ms. Chettiar has published extensively on economic and fiscal policy as well as criminal law reform, and is listed in the national directory as a Top Wonk in criminal justice, economic policy, and race and economics. She holds a B.A. cum laude in political science and psychology from Georgetown University and a J.D. cum laude from the University of Chicago School of Law, where she served as Comment Editor of The Law Review. She is a member of the Society for Benefit Cost Analysis and American Correctional Association, and sits on the U.S. Department of Justice Pretrial Justice Task Force and the American Law Institute Model Penal Code Committee.

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