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Yale Law & Policy Review, Volume 36

Editors-in-Chief

Tony Binder
Matteo Godi

Managing Editors

Matt Nguyen
West Resendes
Brandon Levin

Executive Editors

Lekë Badivuku
Will Bekker
Regina Wang
Mark Dore
Katie Choi

Executive Inter Alia Editor

McKenna Cutler-Freese

Submissions Editors

Sam Breidbart
Julie Hutchinson
Elizabeth King
Lauren Miller
Adam Rice

Articles Editors

Diana Lee
Catherine Martinez
Brian Moore
Cody Poplin
Saúl Ramírez
Bella Schapiro

Inter Alia Editors

Alexander Lewis
Danielle Marryshow
Jeff Zalesin

Notes & Comments Editors

Mike Karpman
Andrea Lewis
Charlie York

Policy Editors

Yusuf Al-Jarani
Peter Beck

Production Editors

Healy Ko
Joe Muller

Current Board

Editors-in-Chief

Tony Binder is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as President of the Yale Environmental Law Association and Vice President of Mentorship and Career Development of the Yale Chapter of the American Constitution Society. Tony graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business in 2015 with a degree in Business & Political Economy.

Matteo Godi is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as a Coker Fellow for Judge Guido Calabresi’s small group and Student Director of the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic, and he volunteers with the Green Haven Prison Project. Matteo graduated from Yale University in 2015 with a degree in Philosophy and Ethics, Politics & Economics.

Managing Editors

Matt Nguyen is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as a student director of the Education Adequacy Project Clinic, co-president of the Project for Law and Education at Yale, and an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, Matt worked as an aide to California Governor Jerry Brown. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2015 with a degree in Political Science.

West Resendes is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as the advocacy chair of First Generation Professionals, director of the 2018 Rebellious Lawyering Conference, and a board member of the Yale Civil Rights Project. Prior to law school, West worked as a paralegal for a solo practitioner in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated from Harvard University in 2012 with a degree in Psychology.

Brandon Levin is a second-year joint-degree student at Yale Law School and Harvard Business School, and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as a student director of the Education Adequacy Project Clinic, an Affiliated Fellow at the Yale Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, Brandon attended the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge on a postgraduate fellowship, receiving a Master’s in Global Governance and Diplomacy and a Master’s in Public Policy. He graduated from Yale University in 2014 with a degree in Ethics, Politics, and Economics.

Executive Editors 

Lekë Badivuku is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he was a summer associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York and an extern in the chambers of the Honorable Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar of the Supreme Court of California. He graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a dual-major in Economics and Philosophy.

Will Bekker is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as President of the Petey Greene Program and as a student director of the Ethics Bureau at Yale. Prior to law school, Will was a research assistant in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution. Will graduated from New York University in 2013 with a degree in Economics.

Regina Wang is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as a board member of the Environmental Law Society and a Medical-Legal Partnership director. Prior to law school, Regina worked as a research fellow at Climate Central. She graduated from Princeton University in 2014 with a degree in geosciences.

Mark Dore is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as co-president of the Yale Environmental Law Association and is involved with the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2015 with degrees in English and Communication.

Katie Choi is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also served as a Co-Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at HAVEN. Prior to law school, Katie spent time in Spain on a traveling fellowship and worked as a research fellow at Stanford Law School. She graduated from Harvard University in 2013 with a degree in Economics.

Executive Inter Alia Editor 

McKenna Cutler-Freese is a third-year student at Yale Law School and the Executive Editor for Inter Alia, the online component of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, McKenna worked as a health care advocate for Vermont Legal Aid. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2012 with a degree in Religious Studies and English.

Submissions Editors

Samuel Breidbart is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as Scholarship Chair for the Yale Law Urbanists. Prior to law school, Sam worked in city government in New York and earned an MPhil in Political Thought and Intellectual History from the University of Cambridge. He graduated from Yale University in 2011 with a degree in History.

Julie Hutchinson is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Julie also serves as a teacher with the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project and a member of the Educational Opportunity and Juvenile Justice Clinic. She graduated from Haverford College in 2015 with a degree in Political Science.

Elizabeth King is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as Co-Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Prior to law school, Elizabeth worked in product management for a non-profit in San Francisco. She graduated from Dartmouth College in 2013 with a degree in Government.

Lauren Miller is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she is involved with Yale Law Women and New Haven Legal Assistance. Lauren graduated from Stanford University in 2015 with a degree in History and Political Science.

Adam Rice is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he serves on the Board of the Yale Law Urbanists and the Clinical Student Board, and he is a member of the Community & Economic Development Clinic and the Housing Clinic at YLS. Prior to law school, Adam was a founding teacher at KIPP: THRIVE Academy, an elementary school in Newark, New Jersey. He also worked on education, consumer, and criminal justice policy as an Urban Leaders Fellow with Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston. Adam graduated from Dartmouth College in 2012 with a degree in Government.

Articles Editors

Diana Lee is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she is involved with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, International Refugee Assistance Project, Yale Journal of Law and Technology, and the Yale Law Journal. She also serves as Academic Outreach Co-Chair of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Diana worked as a Press Fellow at the New York State Senate Majority Press Office and taught English in Shanghai. She graduated from Bowdoin College in 2014 with a degree in History.

Catherine Martinez is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as treasurer for the Initiative for Public Interest Law at Yale and is a member of the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with a degree in History and Political Science.

Brian Moore is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as Treasurer for the American Constitution Society. Prior to law school, Brian worked on economic policy for several think tanks and the White House Council of Economic Advisers. He graduated from Reed College in 2013 with a degree in Economics.

Cody Poplin is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, Cody worked as an editor of Lawfare and as a senior research associate at the Brookings Institution. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2012 with a degree in Political Science & Peace, War, and Defense.

Saúl Ramírez is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as Vice President of the Latinx Law Students Association, Alumni Relations Chair of First Generation Professionals, and Director of the Rebellious Lawyering Conference. Saúl graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2016 with a degree in Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies and Ethnic Studies.

Bella Schapiro is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Bella studied social cognition at the City University of New York, receiving a Master’s in experimental psychology. She graduated from Brooklyn College in 2008 with a degree in Economics.

Inter Alia Editors

Alexander Lewis is a second-year law student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Alex serves as the VP of Professional Development of the Yale Law & Business Society and the Recruitment and Professional Development Chair of the Yale Black Law Students Association. Alex graduated from Cornell University in 2016 with a degree in Government.

Danielle Marryshow is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as an editor of the Yale Law Journal, director of the Temporary Restraining Order Project, and secretary of the Black Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Danielle worked as a paralegal at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 with a degree in Political Science and Communication & Public Service.

Jeff Zalesin is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as a co-president of the Yale Law School Democrats. Prior to law school, Jeff worked as a journalist for the legal news service Law360. He graduated from Pomona College in 2014 with a degree in English. 

Notes & Comments Editors

Mike Karpman is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes & Comments Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Prior to law school, Mike worked as an energy consultant specializing in building simulation and energy efficiency policy. He graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2012 with a degree in General Studies.

Andrea Lewis is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes & Comments Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as academic development chair of the Black Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Andrea worked as college advisor in North Carolina public schools through College Advising Corps. She graduated from Duke University in 2014 with a degree in International Studies and English.

Charlie York is a third-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes & Comments Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. He graduated from Rutgers University in 2014 with a degree in Political Science.

Policy Editors

Yusef Al-Jarani is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as Chair of the Muslim Law Students’ Association. Prior to law school, Yusef attended the University of Cambridge, receiving an MPhil in Development Studies. He graduated from the University of Chicago in 2015 with a degree in Political Science.

Peter Beck is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as a teaching assistant at Co-op High School (the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project) and at Yale College (PLSC 233: Constitutional Law). Prior to law school, Peter worked as a high school teacher at the Buxton School in Williamstown, MA. He graduated from Yale University in 2012 with a degree in Humanities.

Production Editors

Healy Ko is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she also serves as co-chair of the Women of Color Collective and the Membership and Training Director of the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project. Prior to law school, Healy developed national immigrant rights and civic engagement campaigns and organized immigrant communities in Los Angeles. She graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with a degree in History and Asian American Studies.

Joe Muller is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Production Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as the Recruitment & 1L Life Chair of OutLaws and the Managing Chair of the Yale Law Urbanists. Prior to law school, Joe received a Ph.D. in Political Theory from Harvard University. He graduated from Baylor University in 2010, with a degree in Classics.

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