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Tuesday, September 14, 2021

high school student

A lesbian high school student who attends a religious school and doesn’t feel safe confiding in unsympathetic teachers stands alone outdoors. A new report from The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School and Human Rights Watch explores the experience of young LGBT people in South Korea. © 2018 Gowun Lee

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Wednesday, June 2, 2021

CPA Signing

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed the Connecticut Parentage Act into law on June 1, 2021. Photos by Brian O’Connor.

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

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Thursday, October 7, 2021

In The Press

U.S. Rights Groups Petition for a Stop to Asylum Seeker Expulsions

Al Jazeera

A news report describes how the Lowenstein Human Rights Project and others submitted an emergency request to demand the U.S. stop using a public health directive to expel migrants.

Friday, April 30, 2021

In The Press

Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement in Limbo as State Pushes for Mediation

CT Mirror

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in a CT Mirror article about a lawsuit that seeks to prohibit the use of in-cell shackling and solitary confinement of individuals with mental illnesses. 

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

In The Press

Minorities underrepresented in service academy nominations

The Washington Post

A study co-authored by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic regarding the number of minority students nominated by Congress to military service academies is the subject of an article in The Washington Post.

Thursday, March 11, 2021

In The Press

Connecticut’s sole supermax prison is closing. What comes next for the men who used to be on death row?

CT Mirror

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Dwayne Betts ’16 are quoted in a CT Mirror feature about the closing of the Northern Correctional Institution.

Monday, March 8, 2021

In The Press

A primer on the history of sexual harassment—and why it deserves a place in diversity training

Fast Company

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel’s scholarship is cited in a Fast Company article about the history of sexual harassment.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

In The Press

World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19


Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Thursday, February 4, 2021

In The Press

Disability rights group alleges abuse of people with mental illness at state’s maximum-security prison in suit against Department of Correction

The Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant reports on a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction. 

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

In The Press

Forgotten court case shows how a California schoolteacher was persecuted for being gay

The New York Times

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge ’78 is quoted about past legal prosecution of gay Californians.

Saturday, December 26, 2020

In The Press

Connecticut can take a stand for equality — A Commentary by Professor Douglas NeJaime and Patience Crozier

The Connecticut Post

Douglas NeJaime is Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Patience Crozier is Senior Staff Attorney GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

In The Press

Amicus Briefs from Two Yale Law Profs Get Nods


Amicus briefs by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 were noted, and the Center for Global Legal Challenges mentioned, in a Law.com report on a case before the Supreme Court.