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Liman in the News

September 3, 2014

Liman Report on Delays in Danbury Women's Prison Renovation Project Prompts US Senators to Call for Action

A new report released by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program prompts US Senators to call on the Bureau of Prisons to mitigate harm caused by extensive delays in the Danbury women's prison renovations project.
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September 3, 2014

Slate.com: Female Inmates From Danbury Prison Still in Limbo, Lacking Key Services

Professor Emily Bazelon mentions the Liman Danbury Report in a Slate.com article about the out-of-state transfer of female prisoners from a Danbury prison.
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May 9, 2013

Liman Fellow Recognized for Work Documenting NYPD Surveillance on American Muslims

A Liman Fellow from Yale Law School was among a team of people awarded a Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) award earlier this month at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Conference in Puerto Rico.
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Megan Quattlebaum, Senior Liman Fellow in Residence, and Sarah Russell, former Liman Director, Former Female Federal Inmates Push For Sentencing Reforms (Connecticut Law Tribune, June 30, 2014)

Lindsay Nash, Liman Fellow 2010-11 and 2012-13, New York City Council Expected to Approve 2 Plans Aiding Immigrants (New York Times, June 24, 2014)

Adrienna Wong, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Warehoused and Forgotten: Immigrants Trapped in Our Shadow Private Prison System (ACLU Report, June 2014)

Megan Quattlebaum, Senior Liman Fellow in Residence, Who's Afraid of Too Much Justice? (Huffington Post Blog, June 3, 2014)

Spencer Amdur, Liman Fellow 2013-14, East Bay sheriffs to release immigrants held for feds (Inside Bay Area, May 21, 2014) and ACUDIR Press Release (May 21, 2014)

Megan Quattlebaum, Senior Liman Fellow in Residence, 2785 Petitioners for Clemency Need All of the Mercy Obama Can Give (Huffington Post Blog, May 15, 2014)

Jenny Zhao, Liman Fellow 2012-14, Uelian de Abadia-Peixoto, et al. v. United States Department of Homeland Security, et al. Settlement (ACLUNC Legal Docket, April 10, 2014)

Jessica Sager, Liman Fellow 1999-2000, Changing the Focus: Building the Capabilities of Home-Based Child Care Providers (Harvard University Center on the Developing Child, March 2014)

Olivia Sinaiko, Liman Fellow 2012-13, Tribal Engagement with Forest Service Decision-Making

Olivia Sinaiko, Liman Fellow 2012-13, Ten Reasons to Support SEACC (Southeast Alaska Conservation Council, December 29, 2013)

Jenny Zhao, Liman Fellow 2012-14, ACLU Sues ICE Over Unfair Telephone Policy (ACLUNC News, December 19, 2013)

Alyssa Work, Liman Fellow 2013-14, Bronx Freedom Fund pays bail so poor misdemeanor defendants can avoid jail time (New York Daily News, October 31, 2013)

Chesa Boudin, Liman Fellow 2013-14, Feds' immigration-hold policy misguided (San Francisco Chronicle Opinion piece in support of Boudin's immigration coalition's work, September 10, 2013)

Hope Metcalf, Arthur Liman Public Interest Program director, Debate Over Plan to Transfer Connecticut Inmates to Alabama (Radio Boston, September 9, 2013)

Nancy Gertner and Judith Resnik, Keep Female Prisoners Close to Family (Boston Globe, September 3, 2013)

Alice Clapman, Liman Fellow 2006-07, Arizona Can Bar Medicaid For Abortion Providers (Law360, June 12, 2013)

Alice Clapman, Liman Fellow 2006-07, Arizona Defends Slash of Abortion Funds in 9th (Courthouse News Service, June 17, 2013)

Beth Compa, Liman Fellow 2011-12, Louisiana death row inmates testify to 'indescribable' heat at Angola prison (NOLA.com, August 6, 2013)

Aaron Littman, Chesa Boudin, Trevor Stutz, Yale Law students put visitation policies under the microscope (New Haven Register, July 31, 2013)

Balko, Radley, The Untouchables: America's Misbehaving Prosecutors, and the System That Protects Them (Huffington Post, August 1, 2013)

Diala Shamas, CLEAR Project at CUNY School of Law, Liman Fellow, 2011-13, Ray Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security?  He's Alienated Potential Muslim Allies (New York Times Room for Debate, July 22, 2013)

Diala Shamas, CLEAR Project at CUNY School of Law, Liman Fellow, 2011-13, CLEAR Project Wins CLEA Excellence Award (CUNY School of Law Public Square, May 6, 2013)

Chesa Boudin, Liman Fellow 2012-13, Aaron Littman, Trevor Stutz, Utah prison drops 'English-only' rule during visits to inmates (Salt Lake Tribune, July 10, 2013)

Professor Judith Resnik publishes a commentary for Slate.com titled "Why are the federal prison beds for women in the Northeast going to men—while the women get shipped to Alabama?"
For further information and statistics on the federal prison in Danbury, click here.

Liman Program Research Helps to Produce Changes in Prison Visiting Policies (Yale Law School News & Events, May 15, 2013)

Professor Judith Resnik to Receive Top Honor from National Association of Women Lawyers (Yale Law School News & Events, May 15, 2013)

Jenny Zhao, Liman Fellow 2012-14, The Problem of Prolonged Incarceration of Immigrants (ACLU of Northern California, February 3, 2013)

Sirine Shebaya, ACLU of Maryland, Liman Fellow, 2012-14, Frederick County official shouldn't be enforcing immigration law (Baltimore Sun, December 10, 2012)

Diala Shamas, CLEAR Project at CUNY School of Law, Liman Fellow, 2011-13, CLEAR Project issues report on impact of NYPD surveillance on American Muslims (CUNY School of Law Public Square, March 11, 2013)

Diala Shamas, CLEAR Project at CUNY School of Law, Liman Fellow, 2011-13, Muslim spying has real victims (New York Daily News, April 1, 2013)

Yaman Salahi, ACLU of Southern California, Liman Fellow, 2012-13, How many of your new Facebook friends are undercover cops? (Huffington Post, October 2, 2012)

Yaman Salahi, ACLU of Southern California, Liman Fellow, 2012-13, Beware of Photographers, Note-takers, and Protesters (Huffington Post, September 4, 2012)

Lindsay Nash, Cardozo Law School, 2010-11 & 2012-13, New York Council expands restrictions on city's cooperation in deportation cases (New York Times, February 27, 2013)

Lindsay Nash, Cardozo Law School, 2010-11 & 2012-13, Judge Proposes a National Lawyers Corps to Help Immigrants (City Room, March 19, 2013)

Dan Mullkoff, NYCLU, Liman Fellow 2011-13, Judge Finds NYPD Routinely Makes Unconstitutional Street Stops Outside Clean Halls Buildings Across the Bronx (NYCLU, January 8, 2013)

Isabel Bussarakum, The Defender Association, 2011-13, LEAD program turns drug bust into help, not jail (Seattles Times, January 2, 2013)

Chesa Boudin, Liman Fellow 2012-13, Man Acquitted of Vehicle Tampering in Mistaken Identity Case (San Francisco Public Defender, January 9, 2013)

Chesa Boudin, Liman Fellow 2012-13, Undercover Police Stings Target Front Lines of Stolen iPhone Market (Huffington Post, April 26, 2013)

Robert Braun, Liman Fellow 2011-12, Louisiana Land Trust shouldn't neglect homes: An editorial (NOLA.com, April 6, 2012)

Robert Braun, Liman Fellow 2011-12, Road Home blight spurs lawsuit by owner of townhouse next door (NOLA.com, April 4, 2012)

McGregor Smyth, Liman Fellow 2003-04, Police Powers in New York (New York Times, March 3, 2012)

Jane Cooper, Tamar Lerer, Dave Keenan and David Lebowitz, Prosecutorial Accountability in the Post-Connick v. Thompson Era: Reforms and Solutions (ABA Midyear Meeting in New Orleans, February 2012)

Lindsay Nash, Liman Fellow 2010-11, As Barriers to Lawyers Persist, Immigrant Advocates Ponder Solutions (New York Times, May 4, 2011)

Lindsay Nash, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Study, Forum Stress Plight of Unrepresented Immigrants (New York Law Journal, May 4, 2011)

Megan Quattlebaum, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Get in the Driver's Seat (The Pittsburgh Foundation Community Forum, Spring 2011)

Elizabeth Simpson, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Raleigh Church Members Sue Feds, Allege Racial Profiling (Independent Weekly, March 2, 2011)

Jessica Sager, Liman Fellow 1999-2000, Family Child Care Providers (WNPR, February 22, 2011)

Jessica Sager, Liman Fellow 1999-2000, An Introduction to All Our Kin [video] (February 4, 2011)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Bill Guarantees Girls in Juvenile Justice System Same Services as Boys (Southern Maryland Online, February 2, 2011)

Michael Tan, Liman Fellow 2008-09, ACLU: Detainees Owed Bail Hearing After Six Months (AP, January 24, 2011)

Lisa Daugaard, Liman Fellow 1998-99, and J. McGregor Smyth, Liman Fellow 2003-04, The Changing Role of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Legal Times, December 22, 2010)

That Lady With the Scales Poses for Her Portraits (New York Times, December 15, 2010)

Adrienna Wong, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Lawsuit Filed in Prison Death of Illegal Immigrant (AP, December 8, 2010)

Adrienna Wong, Liman Fellow 2010-11, ACLU of Texas Sues on Behalf of Inmate Who Died in Solitary Confinement in Pecos Prison (ACLU of Texas, December 8, 2010)

Amy Meselson, Liman Fellow 2002-03, Circuit Splits on Meaning of "Under Age of 18" in Deportation Matter (New York Law Journal, December 7, 2010)

Monica Bell, Liman Fellow 2010-11, A Distraction of the Road to a Better Welfare System (Washington Post, November 24, 2010)

Monica Bell, Liman Fellow 2010-11, Legal Aid and Bread for the City Testify in Opposition to
the Child Support Enforcement and License Suspension
(Making Justice Real, October 29, 2010)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, DJS Withdraws Regs on Placement of Girls (Maryland Daily Record, October 11, 2010)

Jill Krementz Covers Fair Game (New York Social Diary, October 8, 2010)

Thriller on CIA Agent Gets Double Exposure (Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2010)

Valerie Plame, Feminist Hero (Slate, October 7, 2010)

Alicia Bannon, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Criminal Justice Debt: A Barrier to Reentry (Brennan Center for Justice, October 4, 2010)

Vasudha Talla, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Sanctuary For Families Provides Sanctuary from Family (NY Community Trust, August 25, 2010)

Sia Sanneh, Liman Fellow 2007-08, Study Finds Blacks Blocked From Southern Juries (New York Times, June 1, 2010)

Alicia Bannon, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Opinion: You Have the Right to an (Adequate) Attorney (Newsday, April 8, 2010)

Dan Freeman, Liman Fellow 2007-08, The Right to Counsel: Woman Becomes a Test Case (New York Times, March 19, 2010)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Caged Birds Sing (ACLU of Maryland, March 11, 2010)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Aging Md. Detention Center Spurs Questions About Girls’ Rehabilitation (The Washington Post, March 11, 2010)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Ahead of Talks Over Md. Girls’ Detention Center, a Report Unearths Voices (The Washington Post, March 11, 2010)

Sonia Kumar, Liman Fellow 2009-10, Letter to the Editor: Don't Blame Staff for All Waxter's Problems (Baltimore Sun, January 8, 2010)

Jessica Sager, Liman Fellow 1999-2000, A Home Remedy for Day Care (Miller-McCune, November-December 2009)

Tom Jawetz, Liman Fellow 2004-05, Immigrant Detainee Dies, and a Life is Buried, Too (New York Times, April 3, 2009)

Jamie Dycus, Liman Fellow 2007-08, The Principal's Office First (New York Times, January 4, 2009)

Jamie Dycus, Liman Fellow 2007-08, Classroom Crime (Hartford Courant, November 17, 2008)