Thursday, May 28, 2020

Liman Center Presses for Health and Safety in Prisons During Pandemic

Experts affiliated with the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law are aiding lawyers seeking to protect the health and safety of prisoners and staff by preventing the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Clinic Class Action Filed Against Federal Bureau of Prisons

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School and others have filed a class action lawsuit against the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Protecting Prisoners in Pandemics Is a Constitutional Must — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

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

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Announcing the 2020–2021 Liman Law Fellows

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law announced the selection of incoming Fellows for 2020–2021 and extensions for three current Fellows.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Liman Center Cited in Federal Report on Women in Prison

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Landmark Report on Women in Prison, Cites Testimony from Liman Center and Professor Judith Resnik

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Liman Center and LSO Announce Inaugural Curtis-Liman Clinical Fellow

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School are pleased to announce that Alex Wang has been selected to be the first Curtis-Liman Clinical Fellow.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor delivers personal message to SF’s new DA, Chesa Boudin

Former Liman Fellow Chesa Boudin inaugurated as San Francisco District Attorney with a special video message from Justice Sotomayor ’79.

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Former Liman Fellow Chesa Boudin ’11 Sworn in as District Attorney of San Francisco

Chesa Boudin '11, a former Liman Fellow, was sworn in as the District Attorney in San Francisco.

Thursday, December 5, 2019

Don’t Let the London Bridge Attacks Destroy the Work of Its Victims — A Commentary by Josh Feinzig ’21

Josh Feinzig is a second-year law school at Yale Law School and a former Liman Summer FEllow.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

He’s a Serial Con Artist. His Word Might Soon Send a Man to His Death

Liman Senior Fellow in Residence Laura Fernandez ’02 and former Liman Fellow Cyd Oppenheimer ’04 represent a man facing execution in Florida despite evidence of innocence. The article explores the troubling history of the con artist whose testimony led to the conviction and death sentence and the weakness of the state’s case against Fernandez’s and Oppenheimer’s client.