Yale Law Journal publishes article by Maine Law Professor Sarah Schindler

Professor Sarah SchindlerThe Yale Law Journal published an article by Maine Law Professor Sarah Schindler in its 6th issue of Volume 124, released in April 2015.

The article is titled “Architectural Exclusion: Discrimination and Segregation Through Physical Design of the Built Environment.” Read her article on the Yale Law Journal’s website or on SSRN.

The article challenges people to think about the ways that the planning and design of physical structures such as bridges, walls, fences, highways, and streets facilitate discrimination and segregation of groups of people, particularly poor people and people of color.

Professor Schindler is quickly earning a national reputation for her scholarship, which focuses on the intersection of sustainable development and land use law. She was named the Distinguished Young Scholar of 2013 by the Pace Environmental Law Center at Pace Law School.

At Maine Law, Professor Schindler teaches property, land use, local government, real estate transactions, and animal law. Professor Schindler received the Professor of the Year award in 2013. Prior to joining the Maine Law faculty in 2009, Professor Schindler clerked for Judge Will Garwood of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Austin, Texas and practiced in the area of land use and environmental law at Morrison and Foerster in San Francisco.