Lecturer in Law
National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
Vincent A. Eng is the Deputy Director of the National Asian Pacific American Legal Consortium (NAPALC), a national non-profit and non-partisan organization that works to advance the human and civil rights of Asian Americans through advocacy, public policy, public education, and litigation. Mr. Eng also serves as the Chair of the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Committee Task Force on Language Rights.
At NAPALC, Mr. Eng oversees its extensive public policy programs and its litigation efforts. He has filed numerous amicus briefs in the Supreme Court of the United States, including in the University of Michigan affirmative action cases, testified before Congress on civil rights matters, and has participated on various national panels and debates. Mr. Eng has appeared on CSPAN, National Public Radio, and has been quoted by San Francisco Chronicle, The Associated Press, San Jose Mercury, FOX News, Legal Times, The Los Angeles Times, as well as numerous local papers.
Before joining NAPALC, Mr. Eng was Managing Editor at Bernan, the nation's largest provider of government information and the official publisher of the World Trade Organization and UNESCO. At Bernan, Mr. Eng directed its editorial, production, acquisition, and marketing efforts. Prior to Bernan, he was an attorney-advisor at the United States Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. He received the Assistant Attorney General's Award, the highest award given by that agency.
In addition to his duties at NAPALC, Mr. Eng is an adjunct associate professor of law at the American University, Washington College of Law and a lecturer in law at the Columbia Law School where he has lectured on Asian Americans and the Law, Criminal Sentencing, and Legal Research and Writing. He is also the faculty advisor for the National Security and the Law Society at the Washington College of Law. Mr. Eng has also taught at the Harvard Law School and the University of Maryland School of Law.
Mr. Eng has also published extensively. He has written and edited over ten books on various legal and political matters and has served as the editor in chief of the Almanac of the Executive Branch. Mr. Eng's most recent major publication Sentencing, Sanctions, and Corrections, a law school casebook, was published by Foundation Press, a division of West Publishing.
Mr. Eng is a graduate of Brandeis University, where he received his B.A. in Politics. From The American University, he received his J.D., M.S. in Criminal Justice, and had worked toward his M.B.A.
Mr. Eng is admitted to practice before the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the Supreme Court of the United States of America.
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