The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law


The Liman Center promotes access to justice and the fair treatment of individuals and groups seeking to use the legal system. Through research projects, teaching, fellowships, and colloquia, the Liman Center supports efforts to bring about a more just legal system.

 

“The process of criminal justice will never fulfill either its promise or its obligation until the entire judicial system is purged of racism. . . .”     

Attica: The Official Report of the New York State Special Commission on Attica
at xix (1972)
Arthur Liman, General Counsel

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Wednesday, July 07, 2021


In The Press

‘My Concern Is Precedent’: Mixed Responses to DOC Promise to End Solitary Confinement

Boston Globe

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments in a news report on a move by Massachusetts to end the use of solitary confinement. The report cites research by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021


In The Press

‘My Concern Is Precedent’: Mixed Responses to DOC Promise to End Solitary Confinement

Boston Globe

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments in a news report on a move by Massachusetts to end the use of solitary confinement. The report cites research by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021


In The Press

Eligible Voters in CT Jails Need Access to Their Ballots — A Commentary by Anna VanCleave et al.

New Haven Register

Anna VanCleave is Director of The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School. Zal Shroff is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. Natalie Kirchhoff is a member of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 25, 2021


In The Press

I Survived 18 Years in Solitary Confinement

The New York Times

Scholarship by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law is cited in a commentary in The New York Times about solitary confinement.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021


In The Press

Unlocking Courts: Ending Arbitration Mandates and Gag Orders — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Connecticut Post

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020


In The Press

Ballots Behind Bars: Voting Presents Challenges In Connecticut Jails

WNPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law Zal Shroff is quoted, and the Liman Center mentioned, in a WNPR article about outreach to eligible voters currently detained in Connecticut jails.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


In The Press

Solitary Confinement and Mental Illness: It’s Time to Stop the Harm

Crime Report

A study by the Liman Center is cited in a Crime Report article about solitary confinement and mental illness.