Miriam Becker-Cohen

Student Fellow


Miriam Becker-Cohen is a J.D. candidate in the Yale Law School Class of 2018.  She is interested in reproductive rights, anti-discrimination law, and racial and economic justice.  At Yale, Miriam serves as the Legal Services & Community Advocacy Chair on the board of Law Students for Reproductive Justice.  She also co-directs the the Medical Legal Partnership, is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, and serves on the Boards of the Yale Civil Rights Project, the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, and the Initiative for Public Interest Law.  Prior to law school, Miriam worked for two years at the civil rights law firm Relman, Dane & Colfax and then spent two years as a researcher in the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center.  She graduated magna cum laude from Amherst College in 2011 with a B.A. in sociology.  During her law school summers, Miriam has interned with New Haven Legal Assistance, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and Cohen Milstein.