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Civil Litigation Clinic
Law School Clinical Program
J.D., 2002, New York University School of Law
B.A., 1997, Stanford University
Lecturer Brittany Glidden supervises students in the Civil Rights Clinic. Brittany received her J.D. from New York University and her B.A. from Stanford University. Following law school, she served for two years as a judicial clerk for Chief Judge James Giles in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Brittany then worked for the Prison Law Office, a non-profit organization striving to improve living conditions in California prisons. Her practice focused specifically on a systemwide challenge to the medical care provided in state prisons, with a class of more than 170,000 individuals. She also represented individual prisoners in state and federal court seeking parole. Brittany also worked for Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein LLP, a plaintiff-side class action firm, where her practice focused on employment litigation, including representing workers in a federal wage and hour suit against Wal-Mart. Before coming to DU, she was an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University Law School teaching Legal Research and Writing.
- Necessary Suffering?: Weighing Government and Prisoner Interests in Determining What is Cruel and Unusual, __ Am. Crim. L. Rev. __ (forthcoming Fall 2012).
- Requiring the State to Justify Supermax Confinement for Mentally Ill Prisoners: A Disability Discrimination Approach, co-authored with Laura Rovner, _Denv. U. L. Rev. _ (Forthcoming Fall 2012).