Ronnie Lampard serves as the Senior Director of the Civil and Criminal Justice Task Forces at the American Legislative Exchange Council. During his time at ALEC, he has testified before state legislative committees, provided written testimony to state legislative committees, and has conducted issue briefings in various states on donor disclosure, administrative law, and criminal justice. In addition, he has been interviewed on media outlets and has published op-eds on various topics, including sports betting, regulatory reform, judicial nominations, and civil asset forfeiture.
Before coming to ALEC, he served on the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary as a Legal Fellow. Previously, he was a prosecutor in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he tried both felony and misdemeanor cases and litigated approximately 100 motion hearings. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola University of New Orleans, his graduate degree in Political Science from American University, and his undergraduate degree from Tulane University in May of 2006. Additionally, he teaches political science classes at American University in Washington, DC.
A native New Orleanian, he is an avid fan of the New Orleans Saints and the Washington Nationals, who won the 2019 World Series. He enjoys all sports, particularly baseball, football, tennis, and wrestling. He is also a frequent visitor and member of George Washington’s Mount Vernon and enjoys other outdoor activities. He resides in Washington, DC.
Task Force Memberships
This State Factor examines trends across the states in Civil Asset Forfeiture reform, as well as in juvenile justice for the latest legislative sessions. It also examines the driving policy ideas …
The Time to Hesitate is Through: The Number of Laws Criminalizing Innocent Conduct is a Touch Too Much
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In 2005, Texas officials noticed the alarming rate at which their state’s corrections budget was growing. By 2007, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice wanted the state legislature to …