June 03, 2020

In the aftermath of police shootings, so many people have asked me for advice on what they can do. My organization, Fogbreak Justice, provided some suggestions.

March 23, 2020

After a week of sheltering-in-place, I feel trapped and anxious.  But I find some measure of peace in helping the most vulnerable in our society--the old, the mentally-ill and the imprisoned. Here are my thoughts on how.

April 10, 2019

Shanti was awarded the 2019 Power of Voice Award by Girls Leadership, one of the most influential leadership education and training organizations for girls.

Daylight Justice Takes Off!

April 06, 2017

Shanti's is Co-Founder of Daylight Justice, an education company with a mission to transform the criminal justice system through interactive (and even entertaining) experiences about implicit bias and procedural justice.

Featured on entreprenuer blog

September 19, 2016

Shanti was featured as a guest on "Femtreprenuer" - a blog by and about women entreprenuers. 

Making a Murderer

August 13, 2016

Brendan Dassey, the teenager coerced into confessing his involvement with a gruesome murder as dramatized in the wildly-popular Netflix documentary "Making a Murderer,"  just had his federal habeas petition granted.  Brien's commentary on the case and the decision was featured in the online entertainment magazine, The Wrap.  Read it here.

Brien Comments on Supreme Court Habeas Case

June 03, 2016

"Individuals often remain in prison on “technicalities” rather than getting out of prison, or out of a conviction because of a technicality" Brien is quoted in an article in the Northern California Record.  The article discusses a recent Supreme Court decision reversing a Ninth Circuit habeas decision. 

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