Jaclyn Belczyk (she/her/hers) is the Research Director for JURIST, the world’s only law school-based comprehensive legal news and research service. JURIST’s professionally-trained staff of law students research and report the latest legal developments in real time for members of the legal community and the public at large. Jaclyn also serves as Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, teaching the required Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning course in the Masters of Studies in Law program. Jaclyn is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, from which she holds a JD and a Certificate in Latin American Studies. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and Philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently working toward a Masters of Public Policy and Management degree from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. Jaclyn serves on the board of the Allegheny County Bar Foundation and Dreams of Hope, a queer youth arts organization, and is a proud mom of two.