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Francesca Procaccini

Visiting Fellow


Francesca Procaccini is a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, and a Visiting Fellow at the Yale Information Society Project.  She studies the intersection of political rights and the separation of powers, with an emphasis on scrutinizing the role of judicial review in a healthy democracy.  In particular, her research focuses on how free speech rights are, and should be, adapting to the technologization of democratic processes.  Previously, she was a Clinical Fellow in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, served as an appellate attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School.