Professor Mike Wishnie discusses the Veterans Legal Services Clinic’s litigation challenging long-standing racial disparities in the VA’s administration of veterans’ benefits. He also describes the clinic’s suit seeking disclosure of records documenting toxic conditions at the K2 Air Base in Uzbekistan.
Category Archives: Inside Yale Law School with Dean Heather K. Gerken
Professor Oona Hathaway discusses her work on Ukraine, what’s at stake in efforts to make international law more transparent, and the joy of co-authoring articles with students.
Professor Doug NeJaime discusses the landscape of parentage laws across the country, his work with YLS students to pass the Connecticut Parentage Act, and what it takes to pass laws that better reflect what makes a family.
Professor John Witt on reanimating the modern Torts curriculum, collaborating with students, and writing legal history from the baseball field.
Professor Justin Driver on his path to education law, how teaching influences his scholarship, and what’s at stake in studying constitutional law across different domains.
Professor Anne Alstott discusses her groundbreaking interdisciplinary work with the Yale School of Medicine and Yale Child Study Center and makes the case for why anyone who cares about fighting inequality should care about tax law.
Professor Daniel Markovits reflects on his work on meritocracy in higher education and previews his next book project.
Clinical Professor of Law Miriam Gohara discusses the Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic’s innovative approach to sentencing advocacy, and how one clinic can change a whole system.
Professor Bill Eskridge on his role in the fight for marriage equality and how that battle shaped the country, the field of statutory interpretation, and his own life.
Professor Tracey Meares on police reform, why she chose law, and what it looks like to put theory into practice through Yale Law School’s Justice Collaboratory, President Obama’s Policing Taskforce, and more.