James will be joining Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands as a Catalyst fellow in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands, where he will support local advocates seeking to challenge federal disenfranchisement and discrimination in U.S. territories.
James, a graduate of Yale Law School and Yale College, previously worked at the District Court of Guam and has researched in all five U.S. territories. His most recent publication (James T. Campbell, note, Island Judges, 129 Yale L.J. 1888 (2020)) critiques the Article III system’s disparate treatment of federal judges in U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. James is a former active duty Army officer and a graduate of U.S. Army Ranger School, where he served alongside many other service members with ties to disenfranchised U.S. Territories and Freely Associated States.