Media and Speaking

Photo Credit: Rashid Tillis with Right Time Photography

As a legal expert, Njeri speaks, teaches and publishes in the areas of race, criminal justice, constitutional law, criminal litigation, criminal procedure, grand jury procedures, crime victims, domestic violence, police brutality and forensic evidence based on her personal experience, scholarly research, and work experience.

To download Njeri’s Media Kit, click the button below.

For speaking requests and other comments, please click the button below to contact me.

Speaking Requests:

Non-academic speaking engagements on issues regarding criminal justice, diversity, or various legal issues, please use the contact form below.

For academic presentations at faculty workshops, colloquia, or symposia, please contact Professor Rutledge directly at:

Media Inquiries:

Njeri is happy to respond to media requests.  Njeri’s Media Kit is available here for download:

Television Broadcasts Podcasts, and Recorded Presentations

Black Star Network – The Culture with Farajii Muhammad

Reflections on Former President Trump’s legal woes in light of Classified Documents Discovered, August 24, 2022

Isaiah Factor Uncensored

Reflections on newest Supreme Court Justice, July 1, 2022

MSNBC – The Reid Out with Joy Reid

April 7, 2022 reflections on the future Supreme Court Justice Jackson

The Culture with Farajii- Roland Martin

April 8, 2022 – after the confirmation

NPR/Houston Public Media – Town Square with Ernie Manouse – The Significance and impact of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Appointment to U.S. Supreme Court

Official website with recording:

State of the Water, Dr. Eric Claville

Recorded Radio broadcast aired 4/10/22

CBS News

Judge Jackson prepping for confirmation hearing March 20, 2022

NBC Morning News Now

March 2022, on the Senate Judiciary Confirmation Hearings of Judge Jackson


Interview on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and Criminal Defense

NBC News Segment 1

Response to soft on crime false narrative about Judge Jackson

Click2 Houston, local NBC

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NBC News Segment

Judge Jackson and defense work

Greater Boston

Interview on March 22, 2022 on Judge Jackson’s Nomination to the Supreme Court and the Hearings

NBC News Now

Black Women in Law Reflect on the Significance of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

The Culture

Interview on Day 2 of the Senate Confirmation Hearings

The Al Sharpton Show

Radio interview by Rev. Al Sharpton recorded live on March 9, 2022.

Isiah Carey interview on Supreme Court nominee, Judge Jackson

Aired March 1, 2022

PBS Greater Boston interview on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Aired February 28, 2022 interview with Jim Braude. Full show available at

KHOU-11 Houston interview on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Aired February 25, 2022, interview with Mia Gradney –

Fox26 Houston clip on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Aired February 25. 2022, interview with Jonathan Martin

NPR/Houston Public Media – Town Square with Ernie Manouse – No Knock Warrants – Are they worth the risk?

Aired February 11, 2022. Official web-page at

Fox26 Houston – Panel on President Biden’s First Year in Office, Segment one

Aired January 21, 2022

Fox26 Houston – Panel on President Biden’s First Year in Office, Segment two

KHOU 11 Houston – Colin Powell Tribute

TalkingFeds Podcast with Harry Litman – Thoughts on Bill Cosby Case

Fox 26 Houston – Mom Squad – Thoughts on Kids wearing Masks

May 25, 2021

Fox 26 Houston – Mom Squad – Should Schools be able to regulate student speech off-campus

May 4, 2021

Fox 26 Houston – Talking to Children about Derek Chauvin Verdict

Part II – segment 2, 4/21/21

Fox 26 Houston – Talking to Children About Derek Chauvin Verdict

Part I – segment 1, 4/21/21

Fox 26 Mom Squad – Instagram for Kids, May 14, 2021

Requirements for Search Warrant

Njeri, speaking at a symposium on Breonna Taylor at the University of Kentucky Law School.

Diversity Summit at Lone Star College on Normalizing Racism, March 2021

Diversity in the Criminal Justice System and Prosecutors, March 2021

Allyship and Accountability – Houston Young Lawyers Association clip

Graduation Remarks for South Texas College of Law Houston, May 17, 2020

It’s A Conversation About Racial Justice & the Law

Sponsored by the ACLU Chapter of South Texas on September 23, 2020

Print Interviews, April 8, 2022

New York Times, March 20, 2022

LA Times, April 4, 2022

Business Insider, March 3, 2022

The Tennessee Tribune, March 30, 2022

NBC News, March 21, 2022

Religion News Service, March 21, 2022

Financial Times, January 23, 2021

Upjourney, March 4, 2021

Parents, January 20, 2021

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