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Appointment of Commissioner Victoria Frances Nourse by President Joe Biden

Washington, DC -- On March 16th, 2023, Victoria Nourse was officially sworn in as a Commissioner of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights by Staff Director Mauro Morales. President Joe Biden appointed Victoria Nourse as a Commissioner of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

Victoria Frances Nourse is the Ralph Whitworth Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law School. She has taught law at several institutions including Yale, NYU, Northwestern, Emory and the University of Wisconsin law schools. She has also taught courses across the public law curriculum from constitutional law to legislation to criminal law and gender and has written textbooks and dozens of articles in each field.

Commissioners of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights serve six-year terms.

Commission Staff Director, Mauro Morales stated: “We welcome Commissioner Victoria Frances Nourse and are excited for her to be a part of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Her impressive background in law and teaching law, make Commissioner Nourse a remarkable addition to our roster of Commissioners. We look forward to incorporating her valuable insight and judgment in enhancing the development of national civil rights policy and enforcement of federal civil rights laws.”

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