Scout Richters graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with a Bachelor of Journalism degree in 2011. She earned her Juris Doctorate from Brooklyn Law School in 2014. During her time in New York, Scout worked as a legal intern for the National ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project. Scout’s student note on using the constitution to expand access to oral contraceptives was published in the Brooklyn Journal of Law & Policy in 2013. Upon returning to Lincoln after her law school graduation, Scout completed a post-graduate fellowship at the ACLU of Nebraska. Prior to joining the ACLU of Nebraska as Legal & Policy Counsel, Scout was a staff attorney at Legal Aid of Nebraska and worked primarily in Lancaster County Juvenile Court as an attorney and Guardian ad Litem in juvenile law violation and abuse and neglect cases.