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Natalie Manley

Natalie Manley

Natalie Manley is an Investigator in SCHR’s Impact Litigation Unit.

Natalie graduated from University of Chicago in June 2024 where she majored in Public Policy and Critical Race and Ethnic Studies with a focus on the intersection of race and the criminal legal system. Her undergraduate thesis “From Inside to Insiders: The Unique Social and Human Capital Formerly Incarcerated People in Chicago Bring to, and Barriers they Face in, Criminal Legal System-Related Fields” was awarded the 2024 Richard P. Taub Thesis Prize, the 2024 Race, Diaspora, and Indigeneity Department BA Prize, and the 2024 Human Rights BA Thesis Award.

While at UChicago, Natalie interned at the Exoneration Project, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, UChicago Law School’s Federal Criminal Justice Clinic, the Orleans Public Defenders, and the Policing Project at NYU School of Law. She also facilitated creative writing workshops for incarcerated youth, served as a Deputy Editor of The Chicago Maroon, and worked as a transcriber and research assistant for incarcerated college students at Stateville Correctional Center.