Yale Law School Today


Wednesday, April 27, 2022

In The Press

It Is Time to Repeal Connecticut’s Incarceration Lien — A Commentary by Jenny Carroll, Mila Reed Guevara ’23, and Ryanne Bamieh ’23

The Connecticut Mirror

Jenny Carroll is the Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Mila Reed Guevara and Ryanne Bamieh are members of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 15, 2022

A book cover with the words "Connecticut Prisoners' Rights"

The original Connecticut Prisoners’ Rights manual from 1997.

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Thursday, October 27, 2022

A group of panelists seated at a table before a blank screen, rows of audience members in theater seating

The symposium Incarceration and Imagination explored writing inside and outside of prison walls.

Thursday, November 3, 2022


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Thursday, September 15, 2022


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Monday, November 22, 2021


Friday, September 24, 2021


Saturday, January 14, 2023

In The Press

The System Has Never Had an Answer for Violent Kids — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 18, 2022

In The Press

Why Slavery as a Punishment for Crime Was Just on the Ballot in Some States

PBS News Hour

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores comments on the use of prison labor in the U.S. in light of state ballot measures that would outlaw slavery as a legal punishment for crime.

Sunday, November 6, 2022

In The Press

What Critics of Progressive Prosecution Get Wrong About Crime Spikes and the Reform Movement


J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 comments in an analysis of the progressive prosecutor movement.

Thursday, October 27, 2022

In The Press

This Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Let's Give Connecticut Survivors A Chance At Fair Sentences — A Commentary By Elizabeth Clarke ’23 and Ali Fraerman ’23

Elizabeth Clarke and Ali Fraerman are members of the Yale Law School class of 2023.

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

In The Press

The Strange History and Impact of Broken Windows — A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

Vital City

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and a Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

In The Press

Why a Question About Slavery Is Now on the Ballot in 5 States

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores comments on ballot measures in five states that would ban slavery or involuntary servitude as punishment.

Friday, September 30, 2022

In The Press

California Governor Vetoes Limits on Solitary Confinement

Al Jazeera

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the decline in the use of solitary confinement in prisons nationally. The story also cites a report co-authored by the Liman Center on the number of people in solitary confinement in the United States.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

In The Press

Nearly 50,000 People Held in Solitary Confinement in U.S., Report Says

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the declining use solitary confinement in a news story on a report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law. 

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

In The Press

They Were Released from Prison Because of COVID. Their Freedom Didn’t Last Long.

USA Today

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted about the revocation of incarcerated individuals’ pandemic-related home confinement due to minor offenses.

Sunday, July 10, 2022

In The Press

Dwayne Betts and His Mission Beyond Prison

CBS Sunday Morning

Clinical Lecturer in Law Dwayne Betts ’16 was interviewed about his work as Founder and Director of Freedom Reads, a project of The Justice Collaboratory.