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Tuesday, October 5, 2021


policing clinic in session

The Policing, Law, and Policy Clinic seeks to translate leading theory and empirical evidence on policing reform into actionable policies aimed at transforming policing and public safety.

Wednesday, September 29, 2021


Attica exhibition poster

A new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library chronicles some of the responses to the Attica prison uprising of 1971, prompted by its 50th anniversary.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, is Director of Freedom Reads, which aims to give incarcerated people access to the power of literature. Credit John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Tuesday, August 24, 2021


Clyde Meikle and CMIC

Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic members and their client Clyde Meikle celebrate Meikle’s graduation from Wesleyan University. From left are Felisha Miles ’21, Katherine Zhang ’20, Meikle, Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara, Eli Feasley ’21, and Frankie Hedgepeth ’22.

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We, as lawyers, can be builders too. We can use our tools to build a society in which every member of the new generation can celebrate her graduation — not only with joy but with well-founded hope for the future.”


Professor Anne L. Alstott

Class of 1987, 2013 Commencement Address