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Yale Law & Policy Review, Volume 35

Editors-in-Chief

Victoria Pasculli
Allison Tilden

Managing Editor

Jeremy Pilaar

Executive Editors

Eric Chung
Will Kukin
Iulia Padeanu
Jake Elijah Struebing

Articles Editors

Patrick Baker
Matteo Godi
Heather Richard
Corinne Waite
Patrick Woolsey
Elena Zarabozo

Notes Editors

Danielle Feuer
Christina Ford

Policy Editors

Julie Hutchinson
Lauren Miller

 

Comments Editor

Will Bekker
Tony Binder

Submissions Editors

Sam Brill
Katie Choi
Ricky Hanzich
Carolyn Lipp
Brian O’Connor
Javier Sinha
Dane Thorley
Kyle Victor

Inter Alia Editors

McKenna Cutler-Freese
Mark Doré
Regina Wang

Production Editors

Lekë Badivuku
Annika Mizel
Sam Ungar

Current Board

Editors-in-Chief

Victoria Pasculli is a third-year student at Yale Law School and the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal at a white-collar criminal defense firm in New York City. In addition to YLPR, Victoria is involved with the Criminal Justice Clinic and the Ethics Bureau at Yale. She graduated from Barnard College of Columbia University in 2012 with a degree in English and Psychology.

Allison Tilden is a third-year student at Yale Law School and the Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Before law school, she worked as an associate at a boutique consulting firm, focusing on retail banking. At Yale, Allison conducts historical research on voting rights and works with a local attorney on a prisoners’ rights lawsuit. She graduated from Vassar College in 2012, majoring in Urban Studies and French.

Executive Editors 

Eric Chung is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Eric is involved with the Yale Law Journal, Education Adequacy Project, and the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic. He graduated from Harvard University in 2014 with a degree in Government.

Will Kukin is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal at a boutique litigation firm in New York. In addition to YLPR, Will serves as a research assistant to Professor Kate Stith and is a member of the Ethics Bureau at Yale. He graduated from Princeton University in 2012 with a degree in Philosophy.

Iulia Padeanu is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Iulia worked as a researcher and facilitator for Co-operation Ireland on cross-community integration projects throughout Northern Ireland. In addition to YLPR, Iulia serves as an Executive Editor for the Yale Journal of International Law, was selected as a Salzburg-Cutler Fellow, participated in the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, and is a New Haven Reads tutor. She graduated from Boston College in 2012 with a degree in International Studies and History, and received a M.A. in Comparative Ethnic Conflict from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2013.

Jake Elijah Struebing is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. He received a B.A. in English and Politics, summa cum laude, from Washington & Lee University, where he was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa. While an undergraduate, he also minored in Poverty and Human Capability Studies, working on a range of antipoverty policy from criminal justice reform to payday lending. He has worked for the U.S. Department of Justice and, prior to law school, worked for the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. Senate.

Managing Editor

Jeremy Pilaar is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a paralegal at a boutique employment litigation firm in Washington, D.C. Jeremy is co-President of the Yale Law Democrats, Vice President for Career Development for the Yale chapter of the American Constitution Society (ACS), and a member of the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP). He is currently writing on state tax policy under Professor Anne Alstott and serving as a research assistant for Professor Daniel Markovits. He earned a BA in Political Economy from UC Berkeley in 2012 and an MPhil in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford in 2015.

Notes Editors

Danielle Feuer is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Danielle is involved with the Temporary Restraining Order Project, the New Haven Legal Assistance Immigrant Rights Clinic, and the Jewish Law Students Association. She graduated from Yale College in 2015 with a degree in Political Science.

Christina Ford is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Christina is Co-President of the Yale Law Democrats and a First-Year Editor for the Yale Law Journal. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2015 with a degree in Economics and Political Science. 

Articles Editors

Patrick Baker is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he taught middle school writing in Atlanta with Teach for America. In addition to YLPR, Patrick is involved with the American Constitution Society and the Capital Assistance Project. He graduated from Duke in 2011 with a degree in English.

Matteo Godi is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Matteo is involved with First Generation Professionals, the Green Haven Prison Project, and Yale’s Water Polo team. He graduated from Yale College in 2015 with a degree in Philosophy and Ethics, Politics & Economics.

Heather Richard is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a litigation legal assistant at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. In addition to YLPR, Heather is involved with ACS, Ethics Bureau, the Initiative for Public Interest Law, and YLW. She graduated from Amherst College in 2013 with a degree in Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought and Spanish Literature.

Corinne Waite is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as an AmeriCorps Volunteer in central Florida. In addition to YLPR, Corinne is involved with the Yale Human Rights and Development Law Journal and the HAVEN Medical Legal Partnership. She graduated from Dickinson College in 2012 with a degree in International Studies and Sociology.

Patrick Woolsey is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a Research Associate at the Environmental Law Institute. In addition to YLPR, Patrick serves on the board of the Yale Environmental Law Association. He graduated from Columbia University in 2013 with a degree in Political Science.

Elena Zarabozo is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a Research Assistant in the Health Policy Center of the Urban Institute in Washington, DC. At Yale, Elena has been involved with the Medical-Legal Partnership and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. She graduated from Kenyon College in 2012, where she majored in Economics with a concentration in Public Policy.

Policy Editors

Julie Hutchinson is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Before law school, Julie attended Haverford College, where she graduated with a degree in Political Science. Julie is also a member of the Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic as well as a teacher with the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project. 

Lauren Miller is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Lauren is the Advocacy Chair on Yale Law Women’s Executive Board. She graduated from Stanford University in 2015 with a degree in History and Political Science.

Comments Editor

Will Bekker is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Comments Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Will worked as an economic researcher at the Brookings Institution. In addition to YLPR, Will is involved with the Petey Greene Program. Will graduated from NYU in 2013 with a degree in economics. 

Tony Binder is a 2L at Yale Law School and a Comments Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Tony is involved with the Yale Environmental Law Association. He graduated from NYU Stern in 2015 with a B.S. in Business & Political Economy.

Inter Alia Editors

McKenna Cutler-Freese is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a Health Care Advocate at Vermont Legal Aid and as a Program Coordinator at Equal Justice Works. In addition to YLPR, McKenna is involved with the International Refugee Assistance Project, the Food Law Society, the Lowenstein Human Rights Project, and the Clinical Student Board. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with a degree in English and Religious Studies.

Mark Doré is a 2L at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Mark is involved with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, the YLS Democrats, and the Yale Environmental Law Association. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2015 with degrees in English and Communication.

Regina Wang is a 2L at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a Research Fellow at Climate Central, an environmental nonprofit dedicated to researching and communicating climate change. In addition to YLPR, Regina is involved with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic. She graduated from Princeton University in 2014 with a degree in Geosciences.

Submissions Editors

Sam Brill is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a Middle School Director at Breakthrough New York, a college-access program for low-income students. Before that he taught 6th grade History for 3 years at Brooklyn Prospect Charter School. In addition to YLPR, Sam is involved with the Legislative Advocacy Clinic and the Project for Law and Education at Yale, and serves on the board of Elm City College Prep in New Haven. He graduated from Yale College in 2010 with a B.A. in History.

Katie Choi is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Police Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a Research Fellow at Stanford Law School. In addition to YLPR, Katie is involved with the Medical-Legal Partnership. She graduated from Harvard in 2013 with a degree in economics.

Ricky Hanzich is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a 7th grade humanities teacher and Teach For America curriculum leader in Phoenix, Arizona. In addition to YLPR, Ricky is involved with the Yale Law National Security Group and TFA alumni affairs in Connecticut. He graduated from Harvard in 2011 with a degree in Government.

Carolyn Lipp is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she worked as a paralegal at a criminal defense firm. In addition to YLPR, Carolyn is involved with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, and the International Refugee Assistance Project. She graduated from Wesleyan University in 2014 with a degree in History.

Brian O’Connor is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Brian is involved with The Yale Food Law Society and The Temporary Restraining Order Project. He graduated from Indiana University in 2015 with a degree in Philosophy and Economics.

Javier Sinha is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a music teacher. He graduated from Florida State University in 2013 with a degree in Cello Performance.

Dane Thorley is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Dane worked on a PhD in Political Science at Columbia University (he expects to graduate in Spring of 2018). In addition to YLPR, Dane is involved with the Yale Law, Economics, and Organization Workshop and runs a workshop focused on law and field experiments. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 2012 with a degree in Political Science and Korean.

Kyle Victor is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked at a Washington, DC-based public affairs firm. In addition to YLPR, Kyle is involved with FedSoc, OutLaws, and the Yale Law Journal. He graduated from Williams College in 2011 with a B.A. in Political Economy.

Production Editors

Lekë Badivuku is a 2L at Yale Law School and a Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked as a litigation paralegal at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. He graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a degree in economics (B.S.) and philosophy (A.B.).

Annika Mizel is a 2L at Yale Law School and a Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, she earned a California teaching credential and worked as an English teacher in San Diego. In addition to YLPR, Annika is involved with the Yale Law Christian Fellowship. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2014 with a degree in English.

Sam Ungar is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, he worked on economic policy at the Center for American Progress. In addition to YLPR, Sam works at Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies. After his first year of law school, he worked in the Office of Litigation at the U.S. Department of Transportation; after his second year of law school, he worked as a summer associate at Boies, Schiller & Flexner. He graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2012, where he majored in government.

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