Maliya Rattliffe, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, graduated from the University of Iowa double majoring in both Criminology and Ethics and Public Policy. This past summer, before starting UIowa Law Maliya worked in the billing office at the University of Iowa. Malya’s interests extended to advocating for those without the means of self-advocacy, spending time with family and friends, and sleeping. Maliya is very involved in the campus community. Not only is she the 1L Representative for BLSA, but she is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, and the Innocence Project of Iowa.