Last updated on: 10/22/2010 | Author: ProCon.org

Elina Tetelbaum, JD Biography

Title:
Law clerk, United States 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
Position:
Pro to the question "Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?"
Reasoning:

“If we are to truly tackle the dangers of youth drinking, we must admit that the National-21 experiment has failed.”

“The Dangers of the Drinking Age,” forbes.com, Apr. 2009

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Clerk, Chief Judge Alex Kozinksi, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010-present
  • Editor-in-Chief, Yale Journal on Regulation, 2010
  • Director, Yale Green Haven Prison Project, 2010
  • Soros Fellow, 2008
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University, 2007
  • Steamboat Foundation Scholar, 2006
  • Criminal Law and Journalism Intern, the Forensic Panel, 2005
Education:
  • JD, Yale University, 2010
  • BA, Economics, Harvard University, 2007
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
Pro & Con Quotes: Should the Drinking Age Be Lowered from 21 to a Younger Age?