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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Northern Correctional

Connecticut’s only supermax prison, Northern Correctional Institution, is scheduled to close on July 1, 2021. Photo courtesy Kelan Lyons / CT Mirror

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

2018 Restorative Justice Youth Design Summit

Participants at the 2018 Restorative Justice Youth Design Summit of the Detroit Justice Center, founded by Amanda Alexander ’13. Photo by Ghostlight Productions

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

In The Press

Yale Law School Helps Bring Settlement in Immigrant Detention Case

New Haven Register

Kayla Crowell ’22 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about the settlement reached in a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

In The Press

ICE Detainees' COVID-19 Bail Suit Ends With Just 7 Held


William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Clinical Lecturer in Law Sara Zampierin, and students with the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 update on a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 6, 2021

In The Press

New Orleans Police Miffed That Travis Boys' Defense, DA Seek Review of Jury Selection

New Orleans Times-Picayne

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law Anna VanCleave is mentioned in a Times-Picayne article about the case of Travis Boys, whose lawyers, including VanCleave, are seeking a review of the jury selection process in the case.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

In The Press

A New Public Defender Program Has ‘Professionalized’ Connecticut’s Parole Process, Exciting Both Advocates and Prison Officials

Hartford Courant

Clinical Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 is quoted in a Hartford Courant article about a new Connecticut program that offers public defender services to people accused of violating parole.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

In The Press

I Survived 18 Years in Solitary Confinement

The New York Times

Scholarship by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law is cited in a commentary in The New York Times about solitary confinement.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

In The Press

DoD Commission on Sexual Assault Promises It Will Bring Fresh Eyes to an Old Issue

Federal News Network

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Federal News Network article about ongoing issues regarding sexual assault in the military.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

In The Press

We were warned about a divided America 50 years ago. We ignored the signs. — A Commentary by Elizabeth Hinton

The Washington Post

Elizabeth Hinton is a Professor of Law and a member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, as well as an Associate Professor of History & African American Studies at Yale.

Monday, March 15, 2021

In The Press

Study: Black And Latino Prisoners Lose Parental Rights At Higher Rates In Connecticut


Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in a WSHU article about a study she led regarding the disproportionate rate of parental rights termination experienced by incarcerated people of color.

Friday, March 12, 2021

In The Press

The Uphill Battle Against Sexual Misconduct in the U.S. Military

The Crime Report

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article in The Crime Report on sexual assault in the military.

Friday, March 12, 2021

In The Press

Voices For Children Steps Up For Incarcerated Parents’ Rights

New Haven Independent

Allison Durkin ’21 and Destiny Lopez ’21 are quoted, and Eleanor Roberts ’22 is mentioned, in an article in the New Haven Independent about a report coauthored by the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic concerning the rights of incarcerated parents.