Elina Tetelbaum is a 1L student at Yale Law School. She recently graduated with an A. B. in economics magna cum laude from Harvard University. A Phi Beta Kappa member, and recipient of honors such as the Arthur Liman Public Interest Law Fellowship, she has seized various academic and extracurricular opportunities to engage with subjects at the intersection of economics and public policy. As a Steamboat Scholar, she worked as a Program Evaluator for Facing History and Ourselves, an international nonprofit education organization dedicated to engaging students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice and anti-Semitism. She was very active in Harvard's International Relations Council, serving as a member of its Board of Directors. Committed to helping make legal policy as informed and effective as possible, she worked with The Forensic Panel to help create The Depravity Scale, an instrument geared at eliminating much of the arbitrariness in criminal sentencing statutes.