Jonathan Backer

Jonathan Backer

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Jonathan Backer (@jonathan_backer) is an Associate at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at Georgetown University Law Center. Before joining the Institute, Jonathan served as a law clerk to Judge Ronald Lee Gilman of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals and to Judge Paul W. Grimm of the District of Maryland.  He also served as a foreign law clerk to Justice Miriam Naor, President of the Supreme Court of Israel.  Prior to law school, Jonathan researched campaign-finance and Senate Rules reform at the Brennan Center for Justice and served as a legislative assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.

Jonathan graduated magna cum laude from Michigan Law School and summa cum laude from Columbia University.  During law school, he served as an Articles Editor for the Michigan Law Review.

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