Yale University Law School Faculty

Nina A. Kohn is a distinguished scholar in elder law at the Salomon Centre. She is also the David M. Levy Professor of Law at Syracuse University School of Law, a faculty of Syracuse University`s Institute for the Study of Aging, a member of the American Law Institute, and a former visiting professor at Yale Law School. Kohn is a leading authority on seniors` rights and seniors` civil rights. Her research focuses on how the law shapes and responds to the experience of aging and the needs of older adults. She writes regularly for academic and non-academic audiences, and her work has appeared in various forums, including the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, the Washington University Law Review, and the Washington Post. She is also the author of Elder Law: Practice, Policy & Problems (Wolters Kluwer, 2nd edition 2020). Kohn was a reporter for the third revision of the Uniform Guardianship and Protection Procedures Act and testified before the Senate Special Committee on Aging on Guardianship Abuse.

His current public interest responsibilities include being a journalist for the Uniform Health Care Decisions Review Board of the Uniform Law Commission; Advisor to the American Law Institute`s Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Closing Provisions; and Director of the Collaborative Research Network on Aging, Law and Society. Kohn received an A.B. summa laude from Princeton University and a J.D. magna laude from Harvard University. She worked for the Honorable Fred I. Parker at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. Dr. Greg Curfman is Senior Advisor and Medical Scientist-in-Residence at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

He is also associate editor of JAMA and former health policy and legal affairs editor of JAMA Internal Medicine. Dr. Curfman was previously Editor-in-Chief of Harvard Health Publications at Harvard Medical School, faculty member at Harvard Medical School, and affiliated faculty member at Harvard Law School. Curfman also served as editor-in-chief of the New England Journal of Medicine, where he founded Perspective, the journal`s main division focused on the intersection of medicine and society, including health policy, health law, and health care reform. Bhasin is a senior fellow at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy. Prior to joining the Center, Asees was a Georgetown Women`s Law and Public Policy Fellow at the National Partnership for Women & Families in Washington, D.C. During her fellowship, she worked on reproductive health and equity issues, as well as maternal and child health policies. While in law school, Asees attended the International Women`s Human Rights Clinic, where she campaigned for stricter abortion laws in Malawi, and volunteered at the Dilley Family Detention Center in Texas. She credits both experiences with the influence of their advocacy, activism and research. Her research interests include access to health care, reproductive justice, immigration, movement advocates, and international human rights law.

His fellowship will soon appear in the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal. Asees graduated with a double LL.B.-J.D. from King`s College London and Georgetown University Law Centre in May 2020 and holds a BA in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College for Women in Delhi, India, where she was born and raised. Aaron S. Kesselheim is Visiting Professor of Law and Distinguished Visitor of the Solomon Center at Yale Law School and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, faculty member of the Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics in the Department of Medicine at Brigham and Women`s Hospital, faculty supervisor of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Faculty Member of the Harvard Center for Bioethics, and Research Associate in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health. His research focuses on the impact of intellectual property laws and regulatory guidelines on pharmaceutical development, the approval process, and the cost, availability, and use of prescription drugs both domestically and in resource-poor environments. It also examined how other issues at the intersection of law and public health can impact the health care system, including health care fraud, expert testimony in malpractice cases, and insurance reimbursement. He is a graduate of Harvard College and did his graduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and Law and, more recently, at the Harvard School of Public Health. Yale Law School`s vibrant intellectual community is characterized by a wide range of courses and an outstanding law school and allows for in-depth examination of international legal issues.

A significant portion of the permanent faculty, including a number of full-time endowed chairs, focuses on issues of international or comparative law. In addition, YLS annually receives distinguished lecturers and fellows, including senior lawyers from international courts and tribunals, who teach or co-teach courses. Yale Law School has secured its position as a leading intellectual center for the study of law, economics, and organization through its world-class faculty. In addition to academic excellence, Yale faculty have always played a leading public role. Yale Law School professors have played an important role in every great American political moment of the last century. Roosevelt`s New Deal involved many professors (such as Jerome Frank and Thurman Arnold) in its construction and engaged them in active policy-making. Eugene Rostow, Alexander Bickel and many others held government positions or served as informal but close advisers to policymakers during the civil rights and Vietnam War periods. Heather Gerken is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law. She is one of the country`s leading experts in constitutional and electoral law. As the founder of the „nationalist school“ of federalism, her work focuses on federalism, diversity and dissent. Many Faculty of Law faculty members are dedicated to teaching and teaching in the field of constitutional law.

Full-time endowed professors typically teach the first semester constitutional law course and offer a variety of electives in constitutional law throughout a student`s time at law school. Stephen Wertheim is a historian and analyst of American foreign policy. He is Director of Grand Strategy at the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, a think tank he co-founded in 2019 after holding faculty positions at Columbia University and Birkbeck, University of London. Gluck has extensive experience as a lawyer at all levels of government. Prior to joining Columbia, she served in the administration of New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine as Special Advisor and Senior Advisor to the New Jersey Attorney General. and in the administration of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as Chief of Staff and Advisor to the Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, Senior Advisor to the Office of the New York Legal Counsel, and Deputy Special Advisor to the New York City Charter Review Commission.

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