Alexis Kelly is an attorney with a background in criminal defense. Her areas of interest include criminal law, post-conviction policy, and international human rights law. She co-authored the 2008 report “Guantánamo and Its Aftermath: U.S. Detention and Interrogation Practices and Their Impact on Detainees,” as well as a law review article, “Defending the Rule of Law: Reconceptualizing Guantanamo Habeas Attorneys,” 44 Conn. L. Rev. 617 (2011). She is a former public defender and also worked on a post-conviction research project, the National Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Criminal Convictions. She graduated Order of the Coif from Berkeley Law in 2008.