Anne Geraghty-Rathert, J.D., is a professor in the Department of Law, Crime, and Social Justice at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. She also teaches in the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program and serves on the program’s Executive Committee. In addition to teaching full time, Anne is an attorney in private practice. Her primary areas of practice and research deal with legal issues arising out of violence against women, including orders of protection, clemency, and commutation. Anne is the director and attorney for The WILLOW Project, where she represents wrongfully convicted female clients, all of whom have lengthy sentences in prison.