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Executive Board

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Don Arrington
President

Don Arrington is passionate about human rights and the abolition of oppression. He is a future public defender and is also involved with the National Lawyers Guild. He is a Rubin-Presser Social Justice Fellow and a Law and Public Policy Scholar. He loves playing music, going to concerts, camping, writing, reading, film, and television.

Alice Caughey
Vice-President

Alice Caughey is a 2L who entered law school with a B.A. in political science and a passion for civil rights law. In addition to serving as Vice President with the Political & Civil Rights Society, she is currently President of the Temple Law Democrats. This Fall, she is a researching how recent Supreme Court decisions have caused racial bias in the American legal system, for a Temple Law professor. Outside of school, Alice enjoys happy hour with friends, going on runs, reading novels, and baking treats for her family.

Billy February: Treasurer

Billy February is an article editor and treasurer for the Political and Civil Rights Society Journal. As a Law and Public Policy Scholar at Temple University, Billy wrote a policy proposal for a Food Allowance Program for low-income earners. Billy is engaged in the American Constitutional Society and interns at Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania Community Engagement Unit. His interest in Political and Civil Rights includes the expansion and protection of social services.

Editorial Board

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Andrew Holland
Editor in Chief

Andrew Holland is passionate about civil rights and the empowerment of disadvantaged communities. As a Philadelphia Law Group fellow, this summer, he interned at Flaster Greenberg PC, where he conducted administrative code, statutory law, and case research for environmental violation claims. Andrew is active in the Black Law Student Association at Temple, where he serves on the Executive Board as the Corresponding Secretary. Outside of school, Andrew’s interest includes film and TV, cycling, and working out.

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Carley Felzer
Executive Editor

Carley Felzer is a 3L and a Law & Public Policy Scholar. In addition to serving as Executive Editor with the Political & Civil Rights Society, she is currently the Co-President of the Temple Law Democrats and the Vice President of Communications for the Temple Law chapter of the American Constitution Society. Carley graduated from New York University in 2021 with a B.A. in Politics and minors in Public Policy and Management, History, and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies.

Shaw Coneybeare
Online Managing Editor

Shaw Coneybeare is a 3L and Law & Public Policy Scholar. He currently serves as Online Managing Editor for the PCRS as well as Parliamentarian on the Temple Student Bar Association Board of Governors and Vice-President of the Temple First-Gen Law Owls. He has previously interned with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office representing in municipal court. Shaw is originally from Toronto, Canada.

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Emily Harris
Article Editor

Emily Harris is passionate about LGBTQ+ rights and education law. As a Law and Public Policy Scholar, this summer, she interned at the Human Rights Campaign. Emily is active in the Women's Law Caucus, Outlaw, and the Student Public Interest Network at Temple.

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Angela Lu
Article Editor

Angela Lu is a 3L! Her passion for about civil rights is one of the reasons why she changed her path from Media production to Law in her junior year of undergrad. While Angela has the utmost respect for journalists' abilities to use their storytelling to gain the needed attention from legislators, lawyers, and government officials she wants to be on the front lines of being able to advocate on people's behalf. During her 1L summer she interned at the Delco DA’s office and while she does not yet know if she wants to be a prosecutor Angela knows she wants to be an advocator for the truth and justice. Last Fall she served as a legal intern for the Honorable Judge Hill in Court of Common Pleas.

Joan Fernandez
Article Editor

Joan is a Rubin-Presser Social Justice Fellow and Law and Public Policy Scholar. He is broadly interested in civil rights issues, especially those pertaining to racial justice and migration. He previously served as a Co-Chair of the Immigration and Human Rights Subcommittee of the Temple Law Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild. He also participated in an in-house clinic through which he represented clients on a wage theft case and an organizational client on an advocacy project in which he helped collect, organize, and analyze data underscoring how the current state child abuse registry system is racist, deprived of due process, broadly punitive, and counterproductive to the goals of child welfare. During his last two summers, Joan interned with the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild and Post & Schell, P.C. Before law school, he represented asylum seekers and asylees in their immigration matters. He looks forward to another productive year with PCRS

Tejal Majethia
Article Editor

Tejal Majethia is passionate about business law, corporate litigation, and securities and antitrust violations. During her undergraduate experience, her passion for working with underprivileged communities showed through her work in a Low-Income Tax Clinic and co-founding a non-profit organization. Now, she is a 3L, and through her work as a Philadelphia Law Group fellow, she worked with Temple Health Systems and Duane Morris, LLP. While there, she conducted legal research in statutory law, federal and state compliance work, and case research for ADA and HIPAA violation claims. Tejal is active with the school as the Vice President of the South Asian Society. Outside of school, she enjoys going to the gym, hanging out with friends and family, and going on outdoor adventures.  

Billy February
Article Editor

See above.