The Police, Law, and Policy Clinic focuses on translating cutting-edge empirical research on policing reform into real-world policies. Students take part in drafting model legislation, regulations, white papers, testimony, and other materials.

Instructors:

Tracey Meares

Jorge X. Camacho

Ways to Engage


Our Clinics

Yale Law School offers more than 30 clinics that provide students with hands-on, practical experience in the law on a diverse range of subject matters.

Simulation

Yale Law School offers a suite of innovative simulation courses based on real-world case studies.

Centers and Workshops

Yale Law School enhances the intellectual life of its academic community by sponsoring a variety of centers, programs, and workshops, inspired by the interests of its faculty and students.

The Criminal Justice Clinic has given me the unique opportunity to represent a client in court as a first-year law student. Experiential learning has been the most meaningful part of law school so far, and it has exposed me to the criminal justice system first-hand.”


Destiny Lopez

Class of 2021