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Fiona Doherty

Clinical Associate Professor of Law
Fiona Doherty is Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. From 2005 to 2010, she was an Assistant Federal Defender with the Federal Defenders of New York. Before that, she was Senior Counsel at Human Rights First in New York City, working to ensure that U.S. anti-terrorism measures incorporate human rights protections. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1999 and clerked for the Honorable Martha Craig Daughtrey on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She then received a Bernstein Fellowship to work with the Committee on the Administration of Justice in Northern Ireland, where she focused on cases involving the targeting of defense lawyers during the conflict. She recently published an article in the New York University Law Review titled Indeterminate Sentencing Returns: The Invention of Supervised Release.

J.D., Yale, 1999
B.A., University of Virginia, 1996

Courses Taught
Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic
Veterans Legal Services Clinic
Liman Public Interest Workshop