Portrait of Jasmine Gonzales Rose, Professor at Boston University School of Law

Jasmine Gonzales Rose

Acting Co-Director | Chair, Policy Office

Jasmine Gonzales Rose is a Professor at Boston University School of Law. She is a critical proceduralist and is particularly interested in the intersections of racism and linguicism within two areas: juries and evidence. She is a leading criticalist voice on Evidence Law, with a focus on the evidentiary issues raised by racialized police violence. She is also an expert on juror language disenfranchisement. Professor Gonzales Rose is an award-winning teacher who has taught courses on Evidence; Criminal Law; Race and the Law; Latinxs and the Law; Civil Procedure; Civil Rights Law; and Complex Litigation for Social Change.

Professor Gonzales Rose is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor-in-chief of the Harvard Latinx Law Review and a member of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau. She clerked for Judge H├ęctor M. Laffitte of the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and Judge Damon J. Keith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. She has worked for a variety of nonprofit and governmental organizations on issues of civil and human rights and currently serves on the Supreme Judicial Court Advisory Committee on Massachusetts Evidence Law.

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