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The Justice Collaboratory brings together scholars and researchers of diverse theoretical and methodological orientations at Yale University to work on issues related to institutional reform and policy innovation and advancement. Infusing theory, empirical research, and targeted clinical trials seeks to make the components of criminal justice operation simultaneously more effective, just, and—importantly—democratic.

This place has always been imbued with a restless spirit, the assumption that being the finest law school in the world is never enough, and a deep belief that you, our students, can do anything.”


Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law