Corey Stoughton

Corey Stoughton Liberty
Advocacy Director

Corey leads our Advocacy team and supervises our legal, policy and campaigning work.

Before joining Liberty, she was senior counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the U.S. Department of Justice under President Obama.

Corey also worked at the New York affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, where she litigated on a broad range of US constitutional and human rights issues.

She has spent time as an adjunct clinical professor of law at New York University School of Law.

She graduated from Harvard Law School in 2002 and the University of Michigan in 1998. Corey joined the Liberty team in order to continue to work on issues close to her heart after moving to the UK.

Articles by Corey Stoughton

Why it’s as important as it’s ever been to stand up to power

Our look might have changed, but our aims remain constant. They're the same as they’ve been since 1934 – to challenge injustice, intolerance and abuse of power, defend freedom and make the UK a fairer, more equal place.

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Victory is in sight in the battle to protect our rights after Brexit

Our analysis of the Government's near-defeat on rights at last night's debate on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

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What might happen to Paddington if he came to the UK today?

The Browns would walk right by him at first, too engrossed in their Instagram to notice him sitting on his suitcase by the lost property office in Paddington Station.

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