Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Liman Center Panel Discusses Deaths in Custody

A recent panel co-sponsored by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law looked at the causes of deaths behind bars and what can be done about them.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Q&A: Liman Fellow Sophie Laing ’21 on Defending Student Loan Borrowers

Liman Fellow Sophie Laing ’21 works with Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Portland, Maine, to secure relief for borrowers struggling with student loan debt.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Advocates Seek To Change Law Regarding The Cost of Incarceration

Camila Reed-Guevara ’23, a student in the Liman Projects class, discusses research by the Liman Center’s Pay-to-Stay project about individuals having to pay the state for the cost of their incarceration. 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Supporting Family Child Care Crucial for Human Infrastructure — A Commentary by Jessica Sager ’99

Jessica Sager ’99 is a 1999 Liman Fellow and the co-founder and CEO of All Our Kin.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Q&A: Liman Fellow Allison Durkin ’21 on Challenging Flawed Forensic Science

Allison Durkin ’21, a 2021–22 Liman Fellow with the Legal Aid Society of New York, works in the DNA Unit of the Criminal Defense Practice.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Attica at 50: Repression, Resistance, Resilience

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law hosted a panel, “Then and Now: Fifty Years after Attica,” on the legacy of the prison uprising.

Monday, October 4, 2021

Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 Becomes Second Liman Fellow to Receive MacArthur Grant

Senior Liman Scholar Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, who is also a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law and a former Liman Fellow, was named a 2021 MacArthur Fellow.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

YLS Liman Center Members Testify on Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania

The Yale Daily News reported on testimony given by Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik before the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee on the use of solitary confinement. Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll is quoted, and Liman Center clinical fellow Skylar Albertson ’18, Sarita Benesch ’23, and Wynne Graham ’22 are mentioned.

Friday, August 27, 2021

Liman Center Testifies on Proposed Solitary Confinement Legislation

Liman Center Founding Director Judith Resnik presented expert testimony on solitary confinement at a hearing of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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

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.