Global Freedom of Expression

Carey Shenkman

Carey Shenkman is a human rights attorney, author, and litigator in private practice in New York City. He specializes in First Amendment issues and technology, has written and lectured extensively on international human rights and US constitutional law, and regularly consults for numerous human rights organizations including ARTICLE 19. Carey also focuses on constitutional and surveillance issues impacting Muslim American communities, serving as a Scholar at the Washington D.C.-based think tank the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), and as Of Counsel for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, New York (CAIR-NY). Carey serves on the board of the Calyx Institute, a 501(c)(3) that educates and develops tools to promote digital privacy. Previously an associate to the late constitutional lawyer Michael Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), Carey is an alumnus of NYU School of Law, where he was an editor on and published in the NYU Law Review.