Sunday, April 11, 2021

Bristol County Sheriff’s Office Settles Lawsuit Brought by Immigrations Detainees

Fernando Quiroz ’22  is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Clinic mentioned, in a Dartmouth Week story about the recent settlement reached in a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Suburb Housing Quest Enters New Phase

Karen Anderson ’21 is quoted and the Community and Economic Development Clinic is mentioned in a New Haven Independent report on efforts to challenge zoning restrictions in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

WIRAC Class Action Reaches Settlement in Landmark COVID-19 Case for Immigrants

Students in the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School, along with partner organizations, represented plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit challenging conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Connecticut Parentage Act Heads to House Floor for Vote

The Judiciary Committee passed the Connecticut Parentage Act, the principal drafter of which is Professor Douglas NeJaime, on consent out of committee on March 29, 2021.

Monday, March 29, 2021

Clinics Aid in Affordable Housing Redevelopment

Yale Law School’s Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) and Housing Clinic represented the Branford (Conn.) Housing Authority to help provide new and rejuvenated affordable housing in the town.

Monday, March 29, 2021

CT Moves Bill Forward to Abolish Prison Gerrymandering

The Connecticut General Assembly’s Government Administration and Elections Committee voted to advance a bill abolishing prison gerrymandering.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

How CT Spends Latest Federal Relief Will Shape Economic Future

Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in a Connecticut Post article about how Connecticut’s use of federal coronavirus relief could shape the state’s economic future.

Monday, March 22, 2021

Housing Clinic Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief

On March 17, 2021 the Foreclosure Track of the Housing Clinic at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court in the class action lawsuit TransUnion, LLC v. Ramirez in support of the consumer respondent.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Congressional Nominations for Military Service Academies Fail to Reflect Nation’s Diversity

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic, in collaboration with the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center, released a report on congressional nominations of students to military service academies.