Chesa Boudin In 2011 Chesa completed his J.D. at Yale Law School. A Rhodes Scholar, he earned two master’s degrees from Oxford University in 2006 and 2004. In 2003 he graduated summa cum laude from Yale College.
Chesa has translated, edited, and authored several books. His most recent book, Gringo: A Coming of Age in Latin America, was published by Scribner in 2009. His scholarly law articles cover a range of topics including such as direct democracy, immigration, institution building, and criminal law. Chesa currently works as a San Francisco public defender on a Liman fellowship.