Publications &Presentations

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  • “Is Brown the New Black: Are American Muslims Racially Profiled?” Villanova University Center for Arab & Islamic Studies (Sole Presenter, February 25, 2014) Click here.
  • “Is Brown the New Black?: American Muslims, Inherent Propensity for Violence, and America’s Racial History” Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 20 Wash. & Lee J. Civil Rts. & Soc. Just. 3 (2013). Click here ; excerpt posted at: Click here.
  • Brown Skin, Funny Names, Documentary Film, (featured cast member) (Released January 2013) Click here.
  • “Lessons from Jim Crow: What Those Seeking Self-Determination for Transgender Individuals Can Learn from America’s History with Racial Classification Categories,” 18 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 505 (2009). Click here.
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  • Racial Profiling, Islamophobia, and the Limits of Current Muslim Civil Rights Discourse,” Eighth Annual Muslim Law Students Conference: Muslim Obligations in Promoting Justice (Presenter, February 22, 2014). https://www.law.upenn.edu/live/news/4575-eighth-annual-muslim-law-students-association#.U-ub2fldUuc
  • “The New Facially Neutral ‘Anti-Shariah’ Bills: A Constitutional Analysis,” Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, 20 Wash. & Lee J. Civil Rts. & Soc. Just. 25 (Dec. 2013). Click here.
  • “Discrimination Against Muslim Americans in a Post-9/11 World,” 2012 Symposium, Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Washington and Lee University School of Law (Panelist on two panels, February 15, 2013). Click here.
  • “Anniversary of 9/11: How Far Have We Come, and How Far Have We Yet to Go?”, Nick Taliaferro Show, WURD 900 AM (Sole interviewee, September 11, 2012). Click here.
  • “Challenging Pennsylvania’s Misguided ‘Anti-Shariah’ Bill,” Legal Intelligencer (April 4, 2012). Click here.
  • “Shariah: Friend or Foe?” Free Library of Philadelphia (Panelist, February 27, 2012). Click here.
  • “Religious Discrimination in the Workplace.” Drexel University School of Law (Panelist, February 22, 2012).
  • Press Conference: “Interfaith Leaders Challenge Anti-Shariah Bill,” Council on American-Islamic Relations (Lead Speaker, December 14, 2011).
  • “Hate Crimes and Bias Incidents Against South Asians,” South Asian Bar Association of Philadelphia and South Asian Americans Leading Together, (CLE Course Planner & Moderator, February 16, 2011).
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  • How to Litigate a School Bullying Case” Pennsylvania Bar Institute Press (course book chapter) (April 12, 2013).
  • “School Bullying and Education: The Safe Schools Improvement Act of 2010,” Upon Further Review (October 8, 2010). Click here.
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  • "Calling a Terrorist a Terrorist:  Why Philadelphia's Cop-Shooting Jihadist Should Be Prosecuted Under PA's Criminal "Terrorism" Law (Instead of Waiting on the Feds)," Upon Further Review (April 27, 2016).
  • “Is Brown the New Black: Are American Muslims Racially Profiled?” Villanova University Center for Arab & Islamic Studies (Sole Presenter,February 25, 2014). Click here.
  • “From NYPD to NSA: the Post-9/11 Surveillace State,” West Chester University Muslim Students Association (Sole Presenter, February 19, 2014).
  • “Fulfilling Gideon’s Promise: Strategies from Chief Public Defenders,” Philadelphia Bar Association (Course Planner, November 7, 2013)
  • “Federal Grand Juries and Non-Criminal Investigations,” Legal Intelligencer (May 31, 2013). Click here and Click here.
  • “Big Brother Is Watching: NYPD Surveillance of the Northeastern United States,” National Lawyers Guild Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference (Sole Presenter, March 24, 2012).
  • “Know Your Rights: Encounters With Police,” Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, CLE Presenter. (Sole Presenter, June 7, 2010).
  • “Lawyer Questions Fairness of Hamas Leader’s Extradition,” Cavalier Daily (April 3, 1996). Click here.
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  • “Is the Obama Administration’s Recent Decision Regarding the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) a Giant Step Towards Equality for Same-Sex Couples?” Upon Further Review (April 18, 2011).
  • “PA Lacks Statewide Protection for LGBT Employees,” Legal Intelligencer (September 27, 2010). Click here.
  • “Pennsylvania Court Reverses Long-Standing Presumption Against Homosexual Parents in Custody Cases,” Upon Further Review (March 4, 2010). Click here.
  • “The Real Battle for LGBT Rights in Pennsylvania,” Legal Intelligencer (June 22, 2009). Click here.
  • “Intimate Partners, Legal Strangers,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute, (CLE Panelist, March 9 & 15, 2011).
  • “Trial to Open in Boy Scout-Philadelphia Dispute,” Morning Edition, National Public Radio. (Interviewee, June 14, 2010).
  • “Protecting Your Job in a Tough Economy,” Equality Forum. (Sole presenter, May 1, 2010).
  • “Marriage Equality: State Laws, Legislative Developments,” CLE Presenter, National Lawyers Guild Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference. (Panelist, April 17, 2010).
  • “Gay and Lesbian Lawyers: Is your County Bar Association including LGBT Lawyers in your Diversity Plan?” Pennsylvania Bar Association Conference of County Bar Leaders. (Panelist, February 26, 2010).
  • “Intersections of Transgender Lives and the Law: Critical Perspectives on Legal and Social Challenge.” 2008 Symposium, Temple Political & Civil Rights Law Review (Panelist,November 8, 2008).
  • “Lessons from Jim Crow: What Those Seeking Self-Determination for Transgender Individuals Can Learn from America’s History with Racial Classification Categories,” 18 Temp. Pol. & Civ. Rts. L. Rev. 505 (2009). Click here.