Margalynne Armstrong JD
About this speaker
Margalynne Armstong, JD, is an Associate Professor at Santa Clara University School of Law. She teaches Race and Law, Critical Race Theory, Constitutional Law, Property and other courses. Her scholarship examines housing discrimination, race and law, and teaching about race and privilege. Prior to teaching she worked as a legal services attorney for low income clients. Professor Armstrong serves or has served as a board member for several national and local environmental, reproductive rights and social justice organizations and is a lifetime member of the California Association of Black Lawyers. She has worked for four decades to help BIPOC law graduates pass the California Bar Exam and has received the Public Interest Award from the California Association of Black Lawyers, and the Matthew O. Tobriner Public Service Award from the Legal Aid Society of San Francisco. Her recent writing includes the article “Are We Nearing the End of Impunity for Taking Black Lives?” and co-authoring, with Stephanie Wildman, new materials for the 2021 reissue of Privilege Revealed (NYU Press).