September 19 Tuesday

Lawyering Where It’s Hard

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

While many YLS graduates land on the coasts or in major metropolitan areas,  many have thrived in other locations, like upstate New York, the South, the Midwest, and rural areas across the United States. Public interest lawyers Stephen Bright and Sia Sanneh and Liman Director Anna VanCleave will talk about how to build public interest careers in places that students  may not have considered – and why they should do so.

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)

Co-sponsored by CDO and the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law