Miriam Becker-Cohen

Douglas T. Kendall Fellow

Miriam is the Douglas T. Kendall Fellow at the Constitutional Accountability Center.  Prior to joining CAC, Miriam served as a law clerk for Judge Kermit V. Lipez on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and for Judge Theodore D. Chuang on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.

Miriam graduated from Yale Law School in 2018, where she litigated civil rights and reproductive justice cases as a student attorney in the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and the Reproductive Rights and Justice Project.  She also served as a student director of the HAVEN Medical-Legal Partnership, which connects low-income, undocumented patients with direct legal services in the New Haven area.  Miriam received her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Amherst College.