Sabrina Pearce is a Georgetown Justice Fellow supporting The Sentencing Project’s Second Look Network and their policy and advocacy work to end extreme sentencing at the state and federal levels. Prior to joining The Sentencing Project, Sabrina was a Student Attorney in Georgetown’s Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic where she represented clients in D.C. Superior Court, advocated for the release of those facing parole revocation detained in the D.C. Jail, and taught legal research and writing to women serving long-term sentences in Maryland. Before that, Sabrina worked in the areas of civil rights and public defense as a Law Clerk for the MacArthur Justice Center in St. Louis, Missouri, the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia, and the Orleans Public Defenders.
Sabrina received her undergraduate degree in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Central Florida and her juris doctorate degree from Georgetown University Law Center.