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Kyle Barry

Senior Legal Counsel, TJC Institute

Kyle C. Barry, senior legal counsel, TJC Institute, previously served as Senior Policy Counsel at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc., where his advocacy focused on judicial nominations, voting rights, and economic equality. Kyle served as the director of justice programs at Alliance for Justice in Washington, D.C. A nationally recognized expert on civil rights issues, Kyle’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, The Nation, Politico, and The Hill among other outlets, and he has provided commentary on “Democracy Now!” and “The Roland Martin Show.” Kyle also has experience litigating both civil and criminal cases, and has authored or co-authored briefs filed in federal courts around the country, including the U.S. Supreme Court. Kyle clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge John M. Conroy and U.S. District Judge Christina Reiss in the District of Vermont. Kyle is a graduate of the University of Vermont and Yale Law School.