Professor Jay Pottenger Jnr
Professor Jay Pottenger Jnr
  • Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law, Yale Law School
  • Appointed to Baker Chair December 1993
  • Director of Yale''s Clinical Program (the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization) 1991-2002
  • Clinical Professor of Law since 1989; clinical tenure since 1986. Teaching full-time in Yale''s clinical program since 1980. Classroom teaching in both litigation and transactional clinics, externships, and Trial Practice, as well as supervising students in matters involving, inter alia, housing, community economic development, legislative advocacy, prisoners rights, environmental issues, special education, and immigration/asylum.
  • Academic teaching: Professional Responsibility and seminars on Sentencing Principles and Sentencing Guidelines, the Prosecutorial Role, and Jurisprudence
  • Current research: professionalism, legal education (U.S., England, China & India), and new urbanism
  • Elm-Ivy Award (May 1998)
  • Connecticut "Kids First" Award (December 2006)
  • Outstanding Clinical Advocate Award (May 2005)
  • Condon-Faulkner Distinguished Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law (May 1996)
  • Honorary Fellow, Society for Advanced Legal Studies (London)
  • Clinical Legal Education Association "Star" citations (1996, 2002)
  • Good Egg Award (Nov. 2004)
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