Stefen R. Short

  • Adjunct Professor


B.A., State University of New York College at Oswego
J.D., Albany Law School of Union University, Magna Cum Laude
Concentration in Civil & Constitutional Rights, with honors

Stefen R. Short is a Supervising Attorney at the Prisoners’ Rights Project of The Legal Aid Society (“PRP”), a litigation unit that challenges constitutional violations and unlawful conditions in jails and prisons in New York, and advocates for individual prisoners on matters including access to medical care and mental health treatment, safety, and protection from violence. Stefen supervises PRP’s litigation and advocacy on behalf of people incarcerated in New York’s prisons. Previously, he was a Staff Attorney at Disability Rights New York. Stefen is a magna cum laude graduate of Albany Law School of Union University.