Legal Expenses for Brooke

Brooke Harrington, professor of sociology at the Copenhagen Business School, has been declared a criminal for sharing her research with the Danish parliament. By law, her university cannot assist her.

Using a work-visa law meant to prevent moonlighting to criminalize a professor sharing knowledge is, obviously, insane. A gross misapplication of law. But to make that argument, Professor Harrington needs representation.

This is a fund for friends, family, and admirers to contribute to her legal defense. Some details can be found here: 

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-06/heartbroken-in-copenhagen-u-s-academic-caught-in-migrant-trap

A lawyer with some knowledge of the ever-shifting Danish immigration laws is approximately $300/hour. The fines may be large.

Funds from this campaign will be withdrawn by a trusted friend of Brooke’s, Stephen Murphy, who is a compliance executive in the financial services industry. Stephen will keep the funds in a separate account for Brooke’s benefit in the United States, and pay the bills related to her case directly from that account.


  • Sarah Dieckmann 
    • $60 
    • 43 mos
  • Stefan Leins 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Paul Ryus 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Andreas Wieland 
    • $30 
    • 45 mos
  • Catherine Fazio 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Brendan Baber 
Organizer
Kenosha, WI
Stephen Murphy 
Beneficiary
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