The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law


The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law supports the work of Yale law students and Yale law school graduates through Liman Fellowships as well as undergraduate and graduate students from Yale College, Barnard College, Brown University, Bryn Mawr College, Harvard University, Princeton University, Spelman College, and Stanford University, all of whom work to respond to problems of inequality and to improve access to justice.

The Liman Project provides an opportunity for Yale Law students to work together with faculty on research and advocacy around specific issues related to detention and access to justice. Students may also participate in the Liman Public Interest Workshop, which meets weekly in the spring to discuss emerging issues of theory and advocacy.

Public Interest Law Colloquium


Every year, the Center organizes the Public Interest Law Colloquium, which brings together advocates, scholars, and students from across the country for a discussion. The Twenty-first Anniversary Liman Colloquium, Who Pays? Fines, Fees, Bail, and the Cost of Courts, took place April 5-6, 2018.

The Liman Center

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


In The Press

This question changed the face of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

CNN

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 16, 2018


In The Press

Pioneering Judges Keep A Closer Eye On Class Action Deals

Law360

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about judges who are tracking settlements in the wake of class action rulings. 

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


In The Press

Report re-energizes push to end solitary confinement in state

NJTV

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed by NJTV about the recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on solitary confinement.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


In The Press

Solitary confinement is an affront to human decency

The Washington Post

Findings contained in a recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators are cited in The Washington Post.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


In The Press

More than 4,000 mentally ill inmates held in solitary in US — report

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a Guardian article about a new report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on the number of mentally ill prisoners being held in solitary confinement. Sonia Sotomayor ’79 is also quoted. A similar article appeared in Fortune.com.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


In The Press

This question changed the face of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

CNN

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 16, 2018


In The Press

Pioneering Judges Keep A Closer Eye On Class Action Deals

Law360

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about judges who are tracking settlements in the wake of class action rulings. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


In The Press

The U.S. says it gives waivers for Trump’s travel ban. We haven’t seen any.

The Washington Post

Liman Fellow Sirine Shebaya questions Trump Administration’s representations about travel ban waivers.