September 19 Tuesday

Lawyering Where It’s Hard

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 6:10PM - 8:00PM
  • YLS Room 129
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Smaller cities, towns, and rural areas across the United States are underserved by public interest lawyers. New law graduates may hesitate to work in communities far from metropolitan hubs. Public interest lawyers Stephen Bright and Sia Sanneh, and Liman Director Anna VanCleave, will talk about how students can build a public interest career in places that they may not have considered – and why they should.

Stephen Bright, Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law, YLS

   Former President of Southern Center for Human Rights, Atlanta, GA

      Sia Sanneh, Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, YLS

         Senior Attorney, Equal Justice Initiative, Montgomery, AL

        Liman Fellow 2007-2008, Senior Liman Fellow in Residence 2011-2013

       Anna VanCleave, Director, Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, YLS

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law


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