Avery is a national constitutional law expert who currently serves as the weekend legal analyst for CNN.  He has been invited to appear by both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives as an expert on civil and constitutional rights.  A former Special Counsel to the Texas Commission on Human Rights for his anti-Klan prosecutions and presently Visiting Professor in Constitutional Law at Ursuline College, Friedman is the recipient of the Legendary Champion of Civil Rights Award by the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the Freedom Award by the NAACP and the Dr. Martin Luther King Memorial Human Rights Award.

Avery Friedman
Cleveland, Ohio