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Lalita Moskowitz

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Staff Attorney, ACLU of New Mexico


Lalita Moskowitz started her legal career with ACLU of New Mexico as an Equal Justice Works Fellow working to address the unique challenges facing women in New Mexico’s prisons and jails, including sexual abuse and access to appropriate healthcare. Before she graduated from the University of New Mexico School of Law in 2018, Lalita worked at ACLU for two years as a law clerk for reproductive rights. Before law school, Lalita was a field organizer for Planned Parenthood of New Mexico and served as team leader for AmeriCorps NCCC. Lalita received her Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College in 2012.

Lalita currently serves as Director and adjunct professor for the UNM School of Law chapter of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project and as a board member for NMCAN.

Lalita is passionate about gender equality, fighting for those forgotten behind bars, and dismantling the prison industrial complex. She also loves jigsaw puzzles, big hats, roadrunners.

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