Rosanne Haggerty, MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and founder and director of Common Ground
November 16, 2011
An astonishing 650,000 Americans experience homelessness on any given night. Yet, most communities have no system in place for identifying and helping members of this vulnerable group. Janis Foo, a second-year Yale Law student from the school's Community Economic & Development Clinic sat down with Rosanne Haggerty, a MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and the founder of Common Ground and Community Solutions, to discuss her organizations' national efforts to end homelessness.
Dan Ravicher discusses the Public Patent Foundation case against industrial food giant Monsanto
Listen to attorney Dan Ravicher’s provocative discussion of his work on a case highlighting a fascinating intersection between patent law and food policy. In March 2011, Ravicher and the Public Patent Foundation sued Monsanto on behalf of more than 80 organic family farmers, organic trade associations, and seed companies. In this podcast, Yale Law student Jonny Dach (2013) and School of Management student Jennifer Hsu (2012) engage Ravicher and Bill Duesing, Executive Director of plaintiff Connecticut Northeast Farm Association (CTNOFA), regarding the circumstances that led the plaintiffs to file this action as well as the action’s potential Connecticut, national and international impacts.