Demarquin Johnson, Co-President

Demarquin Johnson is currently a joint degree student at Harvard Law School and Harvard Kennedy School of Government, where he focuses his academic studies on the intersection of race, democracy, and law. He serves in leadership roles across the campus, including as Co-President of the Harvard Black Graduate Student Alliance and Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Kennedy School Journal of African American Policy. Before matriculating at Harvard, Demarquin was a Democracy Fellow at FairVote. He advocated for structural electoral reforms to ensure a more inclusive and efficient democracy at the local, state, and national level. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Howard University.

 

 

Tara Boghosian, Treasurer

Tara is a 2L at HLS. Prior to law school, she worked for a public health program, and as a notetaker for disabled students, in her hometown of Toronto, Canada. While at McGill University, she worked in the advocacy branch of the on-campus sexual assault centre. At HLS, Tara has become involved in the Prison Legal Assistance Project, Harvard Mediation Program, and Journal of Law and Gender. Tara hopes to work toward fully integrating reparatory and restorative justice into North American legal systems. Tara likes board games, baked goods, and pop culture.

 

Lucie White, Faculty Advisor

Lucie White is the Louis A. Horvitz Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and Executive Committee member of the Harvard Center for African Studies. In Fall 2016, Professor White led a 1L reading group entitled “Reparations for the Enslavement of African Americans.” Her full bio can be found here.