Beth Lyon

Clinical Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Experiential Education; Clinical Program Director
Cornell Law School

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156 Hughes Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 254-4638

Beth Lyon

Clinical Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Experiential Education; Clinical Program Director
Cornell Law School

Expertise

Migrant worker rights; farmworker policy; language access to justice; provision of legal services to rural communities

Current Research Interest

Transnational portability of justice; xenophobia in social media; interprofessional education

Distinction

Association of Public and Land-grant Universities W.K. Kellogg Foundation Community Engagement Scholarship Award, Team Member
C. Peter Magrath Community Engagement Scholarship Award, Team Member
Latina/o Critical Legal Theory Board Member
Society of American Law Teachers Board Member
Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America Outstanding Book Award for the edited anthology Bringing Human Rights Home
Association of American Law Schools Section on Clinical Legal Education Shanara Gilbert Emerging Clinician Award

Selected Publications

Lyon, Beth. “The ICMW and the United States of America: Substantive Overlap, Political Gap.Shining New Light on the UN Migrant Workers Convention, ed. Alan Desmond. Pretoria University Law Press, 2017.

Lyon, Beth, editor. We Asked for Workers. We Got People Instead. The UN International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families. New York: Open Society Foundations, 2016.

Cornell Research Website Article

Justice for Marginalized Communities