Santa Clara University hires Executive Director of Northern California Innocence Project

On Tuesday, Santa Clara University announced that Hadar Harris, J.D. was named executive director of the Northern California Innocence Project.

Harris was the executive director of the Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law at the American University Washington College of Law.

"I am very excited to join Santa Clara Law and lead NCIP into its next era of impact and effectiveness. Having worked on issues of justice and reform both in the US and around the world, I know that there is nothing more important than exonerating the innocent and promoting fair and just criminal justice policies," said Harris. “Joining NCIP is a natural next step for me, enabling me to work with a talented team of professionals, mentor law students, and reach out to the broader community to advocate for justice for all.”

Located in Santa Clara, Calif., Santa Clara University has 8,770 students. It was founded in 1851 by John Nobili.

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