Francesca Procaccini is a Climenko Fellow and lecturer on law at Harvard Law School. Her scholarship focuses on structural constitutional rights, free speech law, and the federal courts. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in such publications as the Virginia Law Review and Fordham Law Review, as well as in popular outlets including The Atlantic, Stroke of Genius podcast, and Lawfare. Procaccini is also a visiting lecturer at Yale Law School, where she teaches a course on “The Roberts Court and Freedom of Speech.” Additionally, she serves as a visiting fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, where she studies how the First Amendment is adapting to the technologizing of democratic processes. She received a B.A. summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa in political science and Italian from Barnard College, and a J.D. cum laude from Harvard Law School. She served as a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and as an appellate attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.