Ashley Alcantara

Scholar Civil Rights / LGBTQ+ Rights Judicial Clerkship
Class of 2020
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Ashley Alcantara Harris is a staff attorney with the ACLU of Texas in Houston. She started her work there as an Equal Justice Works Fellow. Her fellowship project focused on protecting the voting rights of Texans affected by the criminal justice system by expanding voting access to people incarcerated pretrial, people formerly incarcerated, and low-income communities. Immediately after law school, she clerked for Judge Robert Pitman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas in Austin.

At Texas Law, Ashley was an associate editor of the Texas Law Review, a Teaching Quizmaster, and an advanced student in the Civil Rights Clinic. During the school year, she interned with Disability Rights Texas and the Texas Association of Broadcasters. She spent her summers working for the ACLU of Texas in Houston and the Texas Civil Rights Project in Austin.