Jason Starr, Esq.

Jason Starr is the Long Island Director of the New York Civil Liberties Union where he designs and  executes strategic civil rights issue campaigns in the areas of criminal justice, education, and immigration.  Prior to joining the NYCLU, Jason was a postgraduate fellow at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he chaired the law school’s Diversity Task Force and a solo practitioner representing parents and students in disciplinary and special education due process hearings. A former teacher, Jason has a special interest in education policy. He regularly presents workshops on the school to prison pipeline for lawyers, elected officials, educators, and community organizers. Jason is also trained in restorative justice practices and provides support to schools and school districts seeking to implement restorative justice programs. Jason received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Miami and earned his J.D. and L.L.M. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. A native of South Carolina, Jason now makes his home in Brooklyn.