Jamie Raskin

Representative at Office of the Representative from Maryland's 8th District, Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin

Jamie Raskin

Representative at Office of the Representative from Maryland's 8th District, Jamie Raskin


(Jamie Raskin is with the Maryland Senate)

Democrat, District 20, Montgomery County
James Senate Office Building, Room 122
11 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 841-3634, (301) 858-3634
1-800-492-7122, ext. 3634 (toll free)
e-mail: jamie.raskin@senate.state.md.us
fax: (410) 841-3166, (301) 858-3166

Member of Senate since January 10, 2007. Majority Whip, 2012-. Member, Judicial Proceedings Committee, 2007-; Joint Committee on the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area, 2007-; Joint Committee on Federal Relations, 2007-; Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics, 2007-. Chair, Senate Special Committee on Ethics Reform, 2012-. Member, Task Force to Study Court Decision regarding Pit Bulls, 2012. Co-Chair, Work Group to Review Disclosure Requirements of the Public Ethics Law, 2012-13. Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (state coordinator, legislators' back-to-school program, 2007-). Senate Chair, Montgomery County Delegation, 2011- (vice-chair, 2008-11). Member, National Conference of State Legislatures (law & criminal justice committee); Southern Legislative Conference (education committee, 2008-).
Chair, State Higher Education Labor Relations Board, 2001-05. Co-Chair, Maryland Clean Car and Energy Policy Task Force, 2007-10. Member, State Advisory Council on Administrative Hearings, 2007-. Member, Commission on Civic Literacy, 2007-12; Maryland Commission on Capital Punishment, 2008; Attorney General's Advisory Committee on Campaign Finance, 2010-11; Maryland Medical Marijuana Model Program Work Group, 2011-12.

Assistant Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1987-89.

Former member, Hate Crimes Commission, Montgomery County. Former member, Gun Policy Task Force, City of Takoma Park; Redistricting Task Force, City of Takoma Park, 1990.

Born in Washington, DC, December 13, 1962. Harvard College, B.A. (government), magna cum laude, 1983. Benjamin A. Trustman Travelling Fellowship, 1983-84. Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987 (editor, Harvard Law Review). Admitted to Massachusetts Bar, 1987; District of Columbia Bar, 1993; Maryland Bar, 1995. General Counsel, National Rainbow Coalition, 1989-90. Professor of Law, Washington College of Law, The American University, 1990- (associate dean, faculty & academic affairs, 1994-96). Founder and director, Marshall-Brennan Fellowship Program, The American University, 1999-. Visiting Professor, Institut D'Etudes Sciences Politique, Paris, France, 2003-04. Prolific author. Delegate, Democratic Party National Convention, 2004, 2008. Board of Directors, FairVote, The Center for Voting and Democracy, 2006. Scholar-Teacher of the Year, American University, 2000-01. Young Leader, French-American Foundation, 2000-02. Legislator of the Year Award, Maryland Access to Justice Commission, 2012. Married; three children.

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12/13/1962 - Washington, DC, United States



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Fund Advisor at The Vanguard Group, Inc.

The Vanguard Group is an American investment management company based in Malvern, Pennsylvania, that manages approximately $3.4 trillion[1] in assets. It is the largest provider of mutual funds and now the second-largest provider of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) in the world after BlackRock, with about $451 billion in ETF assets under management, as of March 2015.[3] It offers mutual funds and other financial products and services to retail and institutional investors in the United States and abroad. Founder and former chairman John C. Bogle is credited with the creation of the first index fund available to individual investors,[4] the popularization of index funds generally,[5] and driving costs down across the mutual fund industry.

Parent, Deceased
Former Trustee/Fellow at Institute for Policy Studies


Graduate, magna cum laude
Class of 1987

Harvard Law School offers an energetic and creative learning environment, a diverse and dedicated faculty—whose expertise spans a broad array of legal subjects—and a student body that comes from every state in the U.S. and more than 70 countries around the world. Approximately 1,900 students attend HLS each year: 1,680 J.D. students, 160 LL.M. students, and 50 S.J.D. candidates. The faculty includes more than 100 full-time professors and more than 150 visiting professors, lecturers on law, and instructors. The curriculum features more than 260 courses and seminars that cover a broad range of traditional and emerging legal fields. A Harvard Law education prepares students for success in law practice, business, public service, teaching, and more. Most HLS students are pursuing a J.D. (Juris Doctor) degree, while many others are earning an LL.M. (Master of Laws) or the S.J.D. (Doctor of Juridical Science). Harvard Law School also offers many joint degree programs, coordinated programs, and concurrent degree opportunities with other schools within Harvard University. The Law School community is also home to numerous research programs and engaging publications, including books, scholarly periodicals, newsletters, and a weekly student newspaper.

Graduate, magna cum laude
Class of 1983

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Class of 1979

Georgetown Day School (Georgetown Day or GDS) is a PK-12 private preparatory school in Washington, D.C.. Georgetown Day School was established in 1945 as the city's first integrated school, with a focus on both academic excellence and equality. The school has separate Lower/Middle and High school campuses. The High School is located in the Tenleytown neighborhood in NW DC and the Lower School is located in the Palisades neighborhood. The High School has an open campus policy.

Vice Chair

The Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC) consists of one United States Senator and seventy five members of the United States House of Representatives, and is the largest caucus within the House Democratic Caucus. Established in 1991, the CPC reflects the diversity and strength of the American people and seeks to give voice to the needs and aspirations of all Americans and to build a more just and humane society.

Career History
Founding Director of the Law & Government Program

American University Washington College of Law (WCL) is the law school of American University. It is located on Massachusetts Avenue in the Spring Valley neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C. The school is fully accredited by the American Bar Association, and a member of the AALS.

Senator from the 20th District
2007 - 2016
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Former President of United States


Senator at Office of the Senator from Maryland, Christopher Van Hollen

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