Advocating for Marriage Equality in the U.S. Supreme Court

Sep 26, 2015

At Stanford Law School, students gain hands on experience serving real clients through eleven clinics. JD/MBA student Sam Byker shares his experience in preparing for the Supreme Court case on marriage equality.

Sam Byker, JD/MBA ’17, is a second year law student recently involved with the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. Originally from Los Angeles, he graduated from Brown University with a degree in Economics and American History. After that, he worked for three years at the Boston Consulting Group and as a field organizer for the 2012 Obama Campaign. Outside of class, Sam teaches criminal law to incarcerated youth as Co-President of Streetlaw. Last year, he worked at the California Attorney General’s Office to develop re-entry programs for state prisoners. In his spare time, Sam enjoys hiking, kayaking, and searching the peninsula for a good burrito.

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