Associate - Washington, D.C.Campinha Bacote LLP
341 S. Third Street, Suite 200
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Prior to joining CB Law, Scott advised the Director, agency leadership, and Outreach Committee of the Ohio Public Defender on issues affecting racial justice and the criminal justice system, developed policy recommendations for Ohio state legislators, and co-directed a successful, coalition-led campaign against employment discrimination. He also worked with the Ohio Public Defender’s Trial Division on felony cases, helping to achieve positive results for indigent clients facing serious charges, including aggravated murder.
Scott began his work on education policy as a research associate at the Ohio State School of Educational Policy & Leadership. In law school, he worked as a law clerk in the Columbus office of the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, advocating for reforms in Ohio's criminal justice system and for the elimination of LGBT discrimination in the workplace.
Scott serves as a Vice-Chair of Outreach for the American Constitution Society’s D.C. Lawyers Chapter, and is a graduate of the Center for Progressive Leadership’s New Leaders Program.
District of Columbia
The Ohio State University College of Law, J.D., 2010
The Ohio State University, B.A., 2007
New Rules for Affirmative Action in Higher Education: A Practical Guide to Fisher v. University of Texas for Colleges and Universities, Lumina Foundation & The Century Foundation (forthcoming 2014).
An Analysis of the ‘Right’ to Education in South Africa and the United States, 27 South African Law Journal, Issue 2, 344 (Feb. 13, 2013) (w/ Philip T.K. Daniel) (peer-reviewed).
Requiem for Affirmative Action in Higher Education, 279 West’s Educ. L. Rep. 539 (July 7, 2012) (w/ Philip T.K. Daniel) (peer-reviewed).
A Need to Sharpen the First Amendment Contours of Off-Campus Student Speech, 273 West’s Educ. L. Rep. 21 (Dec. 21, 2011) (w/ Philip T.K. Daniel) (peer-reviewed).
Recognising Situatedness and Resolving Conflict: Analysing U.S. and South African Education Law Cases, 46 Vol. 1 De Jure L. J. 24 (May 28, 2013) (w/ Philip T.K. Daniel) (peer-reviewed).
The Role of the ‘Reasonable’ School Principal and Administrator in the United States and South Africa: Constitutional, Legislative, and Judicial Prescriptions, __ South African Law Journal (forthcoming 2014) (w/ Philip T.K. Daniel) (peer-reviewed).
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