Jay Shooster is a human and animal rights advocate.
Jay Shooster is an Associate Editor at Just Security, and a Masiyiwa-Bernstein Fellow at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at the NYU School of Law, where he works as a researcher and writer on human rights and national security issues. Jay graduated from NYU Law in 2016, where he served as a clinical student on the policing policy team of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. He also interned in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, and in the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit of U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. He currently serves on the legal working group of Direct Action Everywhere and as an organizer for the NYC United for Animals coalition.