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Yale Law & Policy Review, Volume 37

Editors-in-Chief

Allaya Lloyd
Allison Rabkin Golden

Managing Editors

Lily W. Halpern
Hilary Higgins

Executive Editors

 Robert A. Flatow
Carl Jiang
Sam Kuhn
Abigail McCourt
Jessica Zou

 

Executive Inter Alia Editor 

Katrin Marquez 

Membership Editor

Abigail Pershing
 

Submissions Editors

Isabel Echarte
Daniel Esses
Aaron Gordon
Joshua Guerra
Paul Healy
Adam Kinkley
Alan Mitchell

Articles Editors

Pirzada Ahmad
Stephen Andrews
Andrew DeGuglielmo
Joshua M. Feinzig
Sean C. Foley
Logan Wren
 

Notes Editors

James Fitch
Shana Hurley
Salvatore Minopoli
Talia Stender

Comments & Book Reviews Editor

Jeff Schroeder

Policy Editors

Daniel Ki
Bethany Robinson
 

Production Editors

Lisa Chen
Daniel LaMagna
 

 

Inter Alia Editors

Yao Lin
Laura Pietrantoni
Ramis J. Wadood

 

Adnan Abdeen
Pirzada Ahmad
Neil Alacha
Karen Anderson
Stephen Andrews*
Michael Avi-Yonah
Geoffrey Block*
Claire M. Blumenthal
Alex Boudreau
Sarah Camiscoli
Lisa Chen*
Jenny Choi*
Andrew DeGuglielmo*
Allison Reilly Durkin
Isabel Echarte*
Daniel Esses*
Michael Enseki-Frank*
Joshua Feinzig*
Melissa Fich
James Fitch*
 

Editors

  Sean C. Foley
Ben Gerig Shelly
Sumer Ghazala*
TJ Grayson
Joshua Guerra*
Paul Healy
Bianca Herlitz-Ferguson
Hilary Higgins
Duncan Hosie*
Daniel Ki
Adam Kinkley
Sam Kuhn
Yao Lin*
Brennon Mendez*
Felisha Miles
Salvatore Minopoli
Alan Mitchell*
Jake Murphy
Alexander Nabavi-Noori
Cara Newlon
Geng Ngarmboonanant

 

       

Habib Olapade
Steffi Ostrowski
Alvin Padilla Babilonia
Laura Pietrantoni
Ben Rashkovich
Shiv Rawal
Bianca Rey
Derrick C. Rice, Jr.
Bethany Robinson
Jacob M. Schriner-Briggs
Jeffrey Schroeder
Rebecca Steele
Tomo Takaki*
Michael Tayag
Ramis J. Wadood
Logan Wren
Caleb Yong
Arianna Zoghi
Jessica Zou*

* Lead Editor

Current Board

Editors-in-Chief

Allaya Lloyd is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition, she serves as the 3L Representative for the Black Law Students Association at YLS and is involved in the Housing Clinic. Before law school, Allaya worked at the DOJ, assisting with foreign bribery investigations and prosecutions. Allaya graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Government. Hailing from the Mid-west, she loves long drives, long hikes, and Green Bay Packers football.

Allison Rabkin Golden is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Before law school she was a Fulbright Scholar in China with the U.S. Department of State. Her professional experience spans the public and private sectors. She received a B.A. from Yale College.

Managing Editors

Hilary Higgins is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Aside from YLPR, she is involved in the Yale Law Journal, the American Constitution Society, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Prior to law school, Hilary worked in both the public and private sectors. She graduated from Harvard College in 2015 with a degree in Government.

Lily W. Halpern is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Managing Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. Lily is also a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and an editor for the Yale Law Journal. Before law school, Lily worked as an investigator at the Bronx Defenders. She graduated from Brown University in 2016 with a degree in Political Science.

Executive Editors 

Robert A. Flatow is a born and bred New Yorker. He moved (slightly) north to go to Yale College, and then doubled down on the lovely city of New Haven for law school. Aside from being an Executive Editor on the YLPR, Robbie is a teaching assistant in undergraduate Constitutional Law, an alum of Yale Law School’s Community and Economic Development Clinic, a graduate affiliate in Yale’s Timothy Dwight College, and a lector and eucharistic minister at the St. Thomas More Catholic Chapel & Center at Yale. Outside the classroom, he is an avid fan of sports, particularly baseball, and Bruce Springsteen.

Carl Jiang 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 a co-director of the Clinical Student Board and is involved with the Legislative Advocacy and Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic. He is a 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellow. Before law school, Carl worked in the New York City Law Department, Family Court and taught middle school in Las Vegas. Carl graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2014 with degrees in Political Science and Philosophy.

Sam Kuhn is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. At Yale, Sam also participates in the Reentry Clinic, and is on the Board of Directors for the Yale Civil Rights Project, a Director’s Fellow for the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, a Research Assistant to Professors Tracey Meares and Fiona Doherty. Prior to law school, Sam worked on police reform and violence prevention for the National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Government and Near Eastern Studies in 2014.

Abigail McCourt is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she currently serves as the student director of the Ethics Bureau at Yale. Abigail graduated from the University of Arizona in 2017 with a degree in mathematics with a statistics emphasis.

Abigail McCourt is a third-year student at Yale Law School and an Executive Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she currently serves as the student director of the Ethics Bureau at Yale. Abigail graduated from the University of Arizona in 2017 with a degree in mathematics with a statistics emphasis.

Membership Editor

Abigail D. Pershing is a third-year student at Yale Law School and the Membership Editor for the Yale Law & Policy Review. She also serves as a student director of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and is an editor of the Yale Law Journal. Prior to law school, she was a Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 2014 with degrees in Sociology and Public Policy.

Articles Editors

Pirzada Ahmad is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Pirzada serves on the board for the Civil Rights Project, York Debate Society, Muslim Law Students Association, Yale Journal of Law and Feminism, and Rebellious Lawyering Conference. He is also a member of the Rule of Law Clinic and Immigrant Rights Clinic at YLS. Pirzada graduated from Dartmouth College in 2018 with a degree in Government.

Andrew DeGuglielmo is a second-year law student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he also serves as Co-Chair of the Native American Law Students Association and is involved with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. He graduated from Yale College in 2018 with a degree in Political Science and German Literature.

Joshua M. Feinzig is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he is an Editor of the Yale Law Journal and a graduate affiliate of Hopper College. Prior to law school, Josh worked on human rights reform in Taiwan and received an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, where he studied as a Gates Cambridge Scholar. He graduated from Yale University in 2016 with a degree in Ethics, Politics & Economics.

Sean C. Foley is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a and a proud native of Scranton, PA. He received his B.A. in political science and history from the University of Pennsylvania. He currently serves as co-president of the Yale chapter of the American Constitution Society. Before attending law school, he worked on a U.S. Senate campaign in Pennsylvania and at the Biden Cancer Initiative in Washington, D.C. Sean loves ice cream, sweater weather, and Philadelphia Eagles football. 

Logan Wren is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Articles Editor for the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he is an Editor of the Yale Law Journal and Board Member of First Generation Professionals. He received his B.A. and M.A. in Classical Literature from Boston College. He has interned at a university office of general counsel, a small public-interest law firm, and a state attorney general’s office. 

Policy Editors

Daniel Ki is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he serves as an Editor of the Yale Law Journal, Co-President of the Yale Civil Rights Project, and a member of the Rule of Law Clinic. Prior to law school, Daniel worked on Secretary Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign and at the Obama Foundation. He graduated from Harvard University in 2015 with a degree in Government.

Bethany Robinson is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Policy Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Bethany serves as a Dean’s Advisor and as a Vice President of Membership and Community Engagement for the American Constitution Society. Additionally, she is involved in the Black Law Students Association, Latinx Law Students Association, Yale Law Soccer and the Housing Clinic. Before law school, Bethany worked as a paralegal in Washington, D.C. and as an SEO Law Fellow in New York. She graduated from the University of Chicago in 2016 with a degree in Political Science and Comparative Race & Ethnic Studies.

Submissions Editors

Aaron Gordon is a 3L from Georgia. He earned a B.A. from Northwestern University in 2017 majoring in Political Science and minoring in Legal Studies. He has served on the Board of the Yale Federalist Society, and played guitar in last year’s Law Revue.

Joshua Guerra is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, he is a member of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic and a Social Chair for the Latinx Law Students Association. Before law school, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in Psychology and worked as an AmeriCorps member in Los Angeles.

Adam Kinkley is a 2L originally from Washington State. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2016 with degrees in Finance and Political Science. Adam is broadly interested in issues related to economic inequality, consumer protection, and antitrust law.

Paul Healy is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Submissions Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. He is interested in law, economics, and state/local government. Prior to law school, he worked at McKinsey & Co. for two years and then earned a master’s degree in development economics at Oxford University.

Alan Mitchell is a second-year student at Yale Law School. Before attending Yale Law School, Alan held a variety of positions, including most recently the Chief of Staff at a transportation company. He enjoys cycling, reading, and the outdoors.

Notes Editors

James Fitch is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, James serves as a Co-President of the Yale Law Veterans and is a member of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at YLS. Prior to law school, he served in the United States Marine Corps as a Communications Officer. James graduated from Taylor University with a B.A. in 2012.

Shana Hurley is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. She is also a member of the New Haven Legal Assistance Immigrant Rights Clinic and a Research Assistant for Professor Anika Singh Lemar. Prior to law school, Shana worked at the Connecticut State Department of Education; opened a charter school and managed an education nonprofit in Bridgeport, CT; and taught a dual-immersion bilingual class in Richmond, CA. She graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in Political Science and International Relations in 2010. 

Sal Minopoli is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes & Comments Editor of the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, Sal is on the boards of the YLS Veterans Association and the National Security Group. Prior to law school, Sal served as an officer in the U.S. Army for six years. Sal graduated from the United States Military Academy in 2011 with a B.S. in International Relations, and from King’s College London in 2012 with an M.A. in Conflict, Security, and Development.

Talia Stender is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a Notes Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. At Yale, Talia also participates in the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, in addition to being a Research Assistant for Professor Markovits and a Student Adviser for the Career Development Office. Prior to law school, Talia worked as a legal assistant for an employment and civil rights litigation firm. She also worked in local government and politics. Talia graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Economy in 2014.

Comments & Book Review Editor

Jeff Schroder is a second-year student at Yale Law School from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Before law school, he worked on fair housing and consumer protection issues, as well as for a congressional campaign. He spent last summer with the Senate Banking Committee in Washington, DC. Outside of YLPR, he’s involved with ACS, the Yale Journal on Regulation, and Yale’s mortgage foreclosure litigation clinic. Jeff is interested in housing and banking regulation, and he enjoys spending his free time discussing podcasts and watching the Minnesota Vikings fall short of expectations.

Production Editors

Lisa Chen is a second-year student at Yale Law School. At Yale, she is also in the Rule of Law Clinic, a Research Assistant for Professor James Forman Jr., on the board of APALSA, and a Dean’s Adviser. Prior to law school she worked as an economic consultant and data analyst in San Francisco. She graduated from the University of Washington in 2014 with degrees in Economics and Political Science.

Daniel LaMagna is a 2L from the Washington, DC area. He is very interested the intersection of law and public policy, as well as constitutional law and criminal procedure. He enjoys watching movies, listening to music, cooking pasta, and photography.

Inter Alia Editors

Yao Lin is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor of the Yale Law & Policy Review. A Chinese citizen, he had earned a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University, taught in China for a while, and been banned from teaching for his criticisms of the Chines government, before he sought refuge at YLS. He co-chairs LSARJ (Yale Law Student Alliance for Reproductive Justice) and YLPS (Yale Law and Philosophy Society), and is a member of YLS Title IX Working Group. He has a seven-year-old daughter and a one-year-old son.

Laura Pietrantoni is a second-year student at Yale Law School and an Inter Alia Editor for the Yale Law and Policy Review. In addition to YLPR, she serves as the President of Yale’s Latinx Law Students Association and a member of the Rule of Law Clinic. Prior to law school, Laura worked at the Partnership for Public Service, a DC nonprofit. She graduated from Stanford University in 2016 with a degree in Political Science.

Ramis J. Wadood is a second-year student at Yale Law School and a proud native of Detroit, Michigan. He’s interested in the intersection of immigrant rights, racial justice, and local government, and hopes to return to Detroit and work in the public interest after law school.

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