Expected graduation: May 2017
Summer experience: Human Trafficking Clinic, University of Michigan Law School (1L); Summer Associate, Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone, PLC (2L)
Chris Kozak's legal interests include constitutional law/interpretation, statutory interpretation, antitrust law, civil rights law, the thirteenth amendment, and legal theory. He is particularly interested in ensuring that the legal system provides adequate protection, security, and remedies for human trafficking victims. His student note, Originalism, Human Trafficking, and the Thirteenth Amendment, will be published in volume XI of the Southern Journal of Policy and Justice in 2017. He has also written on one of the administrative-law weaknesses of the Affordable Care Act.
Chris has worked for the Human Trafficking Clinic at Michigan Law School, the Marion County Prosecutor's Office in Indianapolis, and Miller Canfield in Detroit. He graduated summa cum laude from Ball State University in 2014 with a degree in Legal Studies. He is also a graduate of Ball State's Honors College. After he graduates from law school, he will work as a Law Clerk for the Honorable David W. McKeague on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.
At MSU Law, Chris is a member of the Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute. He is also a member of the Anti-Trafficking Legal Advocacy Society (ATLAS) at the law school. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife, playing Ultimate Frisbee, writing music, and watching Netflix.
For more information, please see Chris's LinkedIn page.