Priscilla Ocen

Priscilla Ocen

Priscilla Ocen is a professor of law at Loyola Law School, where she teaches criminal law, family law, and a seminar on race, gender, and the law. Her work examines the relationship between race and gender identities and punishment, and has appeared in academic journals such as the California Law Review, the UCLA Law Review, and the Du Bois Review, as well as popular media outlets such as the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Ebony, and Al Jazeera. Prior to joining the faculty at Loyola Law School, Ocen was a Critical Race Studies fellow at UCLA School of Law. Additionally, Ocen served as a law clerk to the Honorable Eric L. Clay of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Following her clerkship, she was the Thurgood Marshall Fellow at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. Based on her professional and academic experience, Ocen was elected to serve as the Vice-Chair of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission.

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