Shakeer Rahman is a lawyer and community organizer with the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, a community group building power to abolish police surveillance in Los Angeles, as well as the co-founder of FTP Fund, a community bail fund helping to free people arrested for defying police, white supremacy, and poverty. Shakeer previously worked as a civil rights lawyer in the Bronx as well as a law clerk to Judge Beverly Martin on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar on the California Supreme Court. Shakeer’s writing has appeared in the Harvard Law Review, the New York Times, Al Jazeera America, Dissent Magazine, the London Review of Books, and Counterpunch. He is currently a Practitioner Fellow Center for Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity at Stanford University. Shakeer received a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A. from Columbia University.