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Rebellious Lawyering

RebPsych is inspired by RebLaw, the annual Yale Law School conference that began in 1994 shortly after the publication of the eponymous work Rebellious Lawyering (1992) authored by Gerald P. Lopez, a law professor and clinician who, in working with diverse, underserved client populations, inspired a generation of lawyers to rethink how best to serve individuals who are disempowered and undocumented. To read about Lopez's Rebellious Lawyering and the scholarship it has inspired among poverty law practitioners and community organizers, please visit