Emily Bazelon

Lecturer in Law (spring term), Senior Research Scholar in Law, and Truman Capote Fellow

J.D., Yale Law School, 2000

B.A., Yale University, 1993

Courses Taught
  • Professional Ethics, Public Interest and the Media
  • The Art of the Argument
Emily Bazelon

Emily Bazelon is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and Truman Capote Fellow at Yale Law School. She is also a staff writer at the New York Times Magazine and author of two national bestsellers, Charged: The Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration and Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. She co-hosts a popular podcast, the Slate Political Gabfest. Before joining the Times, Bazelon worked for nine years as a senior editor at Slate. She has been a Soros media fellow, an editor and writer at Legal Affairs magazine, and a law clerk on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She was a frequent guest on the Colbert Report. Bazelon is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.