Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Professor Resnik and Dwayne Betts ’16 to Present on Prisons at Conference of Law Schools

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law’s Judith Resnik and Dwayne Betts ’16 will present at the 2021 annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools in a panel that combines imagery, music, documents, and data to convey the experience of prisoners.

Monday, December 21, 2020

The Liman Center Publishes its Annual Reports

The 2020 edition of The Liman Center Reports, the annual publication of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School, has been published in print and online.

Monday, December 21, 2020

Understanding Fines, Fees, and the Funding of Public Services

An overview of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law’s work at the intersection of public finance and monetary sanctions

Friday, December 11, 2020

CJAC Wins Speedy Release of Medically Vulnerable Individuals from Federal Prison in Danbury

A federal court ordered the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to release 17 medically vulnerable individuals currently incarcerated at FCI Danbury, the sole federal prison in Connecticut. The plaintiffs are represented by the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic (CJAC) at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Video Project Amplifies Jailed People’s Words, Liman Fellows’ Case

A COVID-19 outbreak in a Maryland jail at the core of a class-action lawsuit to which Liman Fellows contributed has inspired a media campaign highlighting the words of incarcerated people.

Monday, November 30, 2020

Advocates call for more prisoners to be freed as COVID cases hit 600 at the ACI

2018 Liman Resnik-Curtis Fellow Natalia Friedlander ’18, a staff attorney at the Rhode Island Center for Justice, is quoted in the Providence Journal about prisoners' rights during the pandemic.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Ballots Behind Bars: Voting Presents Challenges In Connecticut Jails

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.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Liman Center and Partners: Plan Needed for CT Prisoner Votes to Count

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School has joined with several organizations to propose immediate and long-term solutions to protect the voting rights of prisoners in Connecticut.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

The size of the Supreme Court is only part of the problem — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

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.