During the summer and fall of 2018, student protests at Yale Law School were the topic of significant critical press coverage in the local and national media. As the United States Senate debated whether to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the students, faculty and staff of Yale Law School were engaged in equally public debates about the proper role of the law school in the judicial nomination process, the school’s duties to protect students seeking judicial clerkships, handling of sexual misconduct allegations on campus, racial and gender inequalities in access to opportunities and faculty accountability to students generally.
Leslie, Taonga, "Demanding Better, An Oral History" (2019). SAW Student Paper Series. 16.