Stephen Raher JD ’09
Stephen Raher JD ’09 has joined the Prison Policy Initiative as its general counsel. Raher’s work will focus on consumer protection and communications law issues impacting incarcerated and justice-involved people, as well as overseeing corporate governance and compliance. Prison Policy Initiative, headquartered in Massachusetts, is a national organization that uses research and advocacy to show how the excessive and unequal use of punishment and institutional control in the U.S. harms individuals and undermines community well-being. Raher will remain based in Portland.