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
Professional Ethics, Public Interest and the Media
The Art of the Argument
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.