Student, The University of Texas School of Law
Zoraima Pelaez is a class of 2022 law student at the The University of Texas School of Law. Pelaez currently serves on the student advisory board and is the managing editor of the Texas Journal on Civil Liberties & Civil Rights. She is chief of staff of the Texas Law chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS) and an ACS Next Generation Leader. As a 2L, she served as president of the ACS chapter, co-president of the Texas Law chapter of If/When/How: Lawyering for Reproductive Justice, and a board member of the Public Interest Law Association.
Zoraima has volunteered for several pro bono projects, including Pro Bono in January, the Women in Immigration Detention Assistance Project, and the Parole Project. She launched and manages a reproductive rights pro bono project that assists Jane’s Due Process with legal, policy, and educational research initiatives. She has participated in the Civil Rights Clinic and the Supreme Court Clinic.
The summer after her 1L year, Zoraima worked with the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project in New York City providing litigation support. The summer after her 2L year, she will work with the ACLU of Texas focusing on voting rights and reproductive rights impact litigation. Before coming to law school, she was the outreach and advocacy manager for the Texas Freedom Network, where she managed community advocacy and grassroots lobbying efforts at the Texas Legislature and State Board of Education.
ACS Virtual Graduation Ceremony 2022
July 14, 2022
American Constitution Society Celebrates Student Leadership With 2022 Virtual Graduation Ceremony
June 14, 2022
May 24, 2022
December 17, 2021
Episode 19: Celebrating Hispanic Heritage
October 12, 2021
American Constitution Society Announces New Board of Directors Members
June 17, 2021
American Constitution Society Announces 2021 Next Generation Leaders
April 22, 2021
March 4, 2021