Jocelyn J. Hackett is the Advocacy & Research Director of the Legal Information Institute’s Women & Justice Collection and an Adjunct Professor of Law. WJC's central mission is to promote open access to domestic, regional, and international gender-related laws. In service of this mission, WJC’s team of law students and pro bono attorney researchers develop freely accessible online resources and conduct comparative law research for international NGOs.
Prior to Cornell, Jocelyn worked on cases involving mass atrocity prevention and accountability at the Cardozo Law Institute in Holocaust and Human Rights, where she conducted field research in Kenya and Uganda. She also worked at the International Criminal Court for Vice President and Pre-Trial Chamber II Judge Cuno Tarfusser. Prior to attending law school, Jocelyn worked at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.
Jocelyn received a J.D. from Cornell Law School and a B.A. with a concentration in history from Colgate University.