Meet the E-Board: Aleah Fisher, 2019-2020 Executive Articles Editor

Aleah Fisher is a 3L student and the Executive Articles Editor of the UMass Law Review. She studied political science and criminal justice at Fitchburg State Universtity where she received a Pre-law bachelor’s degree. At Fitchburg State, Aleah was involved in Moot Court and was fortunate enough to make it to the final day of the national competition. In addition to attending law school, she works as a research assistant in the law school’s library. She is also currently an intern with the District Attorney’s office in the Attleboro District Court.

Upon graduating, Aleah intends to pursue her passion for child advocacy. She hopes to work in either the juvenile justice system, for the Department of Children and Families, or for the Department of Youth Services. As a member of the UMass Law Review, Aleah’s independent scholarly work has focused on advocating for comprehensive sex education in special education classrooms.

Aleah is one of five and currently lives in Leominster, Massachusetts, with her parents and two youngest brothers.

 

Meet the E-Board: Flannery Rogers, 2019-2020 Managing Editor

Flannery Rogers is a 3L full-time day student and the Managing Editor of the UMass Law Review. She is also a Public Interest Fellow and a member of the UMass National Moot Court Team. She plans to work as a public defender after graduating and hopes to enter the criminal appellate practice later in her career.

Prior to attending law school, Flannery received a Master of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science in Law, Anthropology and Society. Her dissertation examined the conflict between public and private conceptions of the political subject in both biotechnological and revolutionary discourse. This segued nicely into her next career—six years as an oyster farmer in Waquoit Bay on Cape Cod. Flannery also serves as a Town Meeting Member and as a member of the Charter Review Committee for the Town of Falmouth. She lives in Woods Hole, Massachusetts and wishes she had more time to go sailing.

Meet the E-Board: Mary Brigh Lavery, 2019-2020 Editor-in-Chief

Originally from Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, Mary Brigh is currently a 3L student in the dual Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy degree program. This past summer she was a 2019 Rappaport Law and Public Policy Fellow and interned for the Massachusetts Caucus of Women Legislators. In the summer of 2018, she worked for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Governor’s Office of General Counsel in the Department of Health.

Mary Brigh is passionate about tackling women’s issues and advocating for women’s rights. As a member of UMass Law Review, Mary Brigh has focused her research on reformed nondisclosure agreements and how states can pass NDA legislation in light of the #MeToo Movement. In addition to Law Review, she is a member of the National Moot Court Team awarded Best 2018 Regional Brief, an Evidence teaching assistant, and assistant to the Dean of the Public Interest Law Program.

Mary Brigh plans to stay in Massachusetts upon graduation and work in government relations.

Introducing the 2019-2020 UMass Law Review Editing Team

Editorial Board:
Editor-in-Chief: Mary Brigh Lavery
Managing Editor: Flannery Rogers
Articles Editor: Aleah Fisher 
Notes Editor: Rob Devine
Business Editor: Lauren McCarthy
IT Editor: Chris Lanen
Lead Editors:
Rob Ball
Ryan Kelly
Brittany Wescott
Dave Wilson
Associate Editors:
Thomas Martin Remo Brennan
Rick Connors
Nicholas DeMarco
Jocelyn Frawley
Molly Hyland
Eve M. Madden
Alyssa McCartney
Gregory J. O'Neill
Abigail Peckham
Lisa Raimondi
Samantha Reid
Ashley Taylor Rix
Spencer Schneider
Matthew R. Stevens
Shareefah Taylor
Laura Trevino