Student Staff Editor
Nicholas Tonckens (@nicktonckens) is a second-year law student at New York University School of Law, where he is Co-President of the National Security Law Society, Research Assistant for Professor Barry Friedman, and Staff Editor for the Review of Law and Social Change. He is also a Student Scholar with the Reiss Center on Law and Security.
During law school, Nicholas has interned with the U.S. Criminal Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, as well as the global digital rights NGO Access Now. Prior to law school, he worked on international law and security issues at think tanks in Boston and Washington, DC. He graduated cum laude from Bowdoin College in 2016 with a B.A. in Government and Russian.
Articles by this author:
Litigation Tracker: Major Decisions Facing the Biden Administration
by Karl Mihm, Justin Cole, Iva Petkova, Margaret Shields, Mari Dugas, Nicholas Tonckens and Tess Bridgeman
Nov 19th, 2021
Timeline: Rep. Mo Brooks, January 6, and the Effort to Overturn an Election
by Justin Hendrix, Justin Cole, Margaret Shields and Nicholas Tonckens
Nov 9th, 2021
Timeline: Rep. Jim Jordan, a Systematic Disinformation Campaign, and January 6
by Justin Hendrix, Nicholas Tonckens and Sruthi Venkatachalam
Aug 29th, 2021
Investigating a Crisis: A Comparison of Six U.S. Congressional Investigatory Commissions
by Heather Szilagyi and Nicholas Tonckens
Apr 6th, 2021