Suevon Lee was an intern at ProPublica. She has previously worked as a reporter for the Ocala Star-Banner, where she covered courts and legal issues. She earned a master of studies in law degree from Yale Law School in 2012 and masterâs degree from Northwestern Universityâs Medill School of Journalism in 2006.
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