The Yale Law Journal

Martha Minow


Connecting to What Matters: Remembering Bo Burt

Martha Minow

author. Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law, Harvard Law School. Bo Burt was gentle and passionate; supportive and forceful; larger than life and committed to improving death and dying. I am honored to be here, and to join Linda, Anne and Jessica, and all the fam…


Confronting the Seduction of Choice: Law, Education, and American Pluralism

Martha Minow

120 Yale L.J. 814 (2011). 

School choice policies, which allow parents to select among a range of options to satisfy compulsory schooling for their children, have arisen from five periods of political and legal struggle. This Feature considers the shape of school choice that emerged in the 1920s ed…