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Professor Nina Kohn Joins Yale Law During Spring 2020

Posted on Monday 1/13/2020
Nina Kohn

Professor Nina Kohn, David M. Levy L'48 Professor of Law and Faculty Director of Online Education, will spend spring 2020 semester as a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

A faculty affiliate with Syracuse University's Aging Studies Institute, and a member of the American Law Institute, Kohn will be teaching a seminar on Law and Aging at Yale. 

Kohn’s research focuses on elder law and the civil rights of older adults and persons with diminished cognitive capacity. 

Her articles address family caregiving, supported and surrogate decision-making, financial exploitation of the elderly, vulnerability and discrimination in old age, the practical and constitutional implications of elder abuse legislation, the potential for an elder rights movement, and legal education. She is the author of Elder Law: Practice, Policy, & Problems (Aspen, 2014).