Andrew R. Kloster is a legal fellow in the Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies at The Heritage Foundation, focusing on civil rights, the role of the federal courts and other constitutional issues.

Before joining Heritage in 2013, Kloster was the Justice Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellow at the Philadelphia-based Foundation for Individual Rights in Education. There, he defended the First Amendment and due process rights of college students and professors. He also has worked on Capitol Hill and with a human rights organization at the United Nations.

Kloster is the author of law review articles on civil and human rights, including “The Violence Against Women Act and Double Jeopardy in Higher Education,” published in the Stanford Law Review Online; “New Proposals for Human Rights Treaty Body Reform,” Journal of Transnational Law and Policy; and “Student and Professorial Causes of Action Against Non-University Actors,” George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal.

He is a graduate of the New York University School of Law. He also holds bachelor’s degrees in biology, philosophy and political science from the University of Miami. He currently resides in Arlington, Va.

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