University of New Hampshire

School of Law

School of Law

Devon Chaffee, JD

Adjunct Professor, Pirarcy and Terrorism

Professor Chaffee has worked as a legislative counsel for the national ACLU, lobbying the White House, State Department, the Department of Defense on a variety of civil liberties issues including human trafficking and torture.

She also has worked as advocacy counsel at Human Rights First, a major international human rights, NGO, working on national security issues, “enhanced” interrogation etc.  She coordinated a group of 50 retired military leaders in a successful campaign to end U.S. torture.

She has appeared on the BBC, NPR & C-SPAN and in the New York Times, The Guardian, the LA Times, AP and Reuters.

She is a magma cum laude graduate of Georgetown Law School and Chair, of the ABA’s sub-committee on National Security and Civil Liberties.