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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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At heart, Yale Law School is about a distinctive culture of intellectual curiosity about the law. We think good ideas matter. Our faculty and, most of all, our students live this idea every day.”


John Fabian Witt

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law; Class of 1999