Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Prison bars at Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola

Camp J at Louisiana State Penitentiary, known as Angola. Photo: Andrea Armstrong ’07

Tuesday, November 23, 2021


Kerry Fellows 20-21

Seven Law School students selected have been selected as Kerry Fellows. Top row: Mikhail Grant ’24, Lorand Laskai ’22, Evan Lisman ’24, Brian Liu ’24. Bottom row: William McGee ’24, Alexandria Miskho ’22, Angela Remus ’22.

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Lani Guinier and Sherrie L. Russell-Brown

Lani Guinier ’74 (right) and Senior Research Scholar in Law Sherrie L. Russell-Brown, who co-organized a symposium on Guinier’s life and legacy, in 2019.

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Wednesday, November 17, 2021


Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 delivers the inaugural William K. Townsend lecture on Nov. 8, 2021.

Thursday, December 2, 2021


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Monday, November 22, 2021


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Friday, December 3, 2021


In The Press

Yale’s Legal Experts Unpack the Supreme Court Term

Yale Daily News

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University Samuel Moyn, Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School Linda Greenhouse '78, and Adam Gerard ’23 are quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s latest term.

Friday, December 3, 2021


In The Press

The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 2, 2021


In The Press

Supreme Court Indicates it Could Eliminate a Core Element of Roe v. Wade

The Connecticut Mirror

Lecturer in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director of the Solomon Center at Yale Law School Katherine Kraschel is quoted in an article about Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade currently before the Supreme Court.

Thursday, December 2, 2021


In The Press

Two Georgia Election Workers Targeted by Trump Sue Far-Right Conspiracy Site Gateway Pundit for Defamation

The Washington Post

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia election workers against Gateway Pundit, accusing it of knowingly publishing false stories saying they engaged in ballot fraud during the 2020 general election.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


In The Press

Three Cheers for the Parentage Act

Connecticut Law Tribune

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Doug NeJaime is mentioned in a commentary about the state’s Parentage Act, which provides streamlined pathways to establishing legal recognition of parents for all children.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


In The Press

Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Landmark Mississippi Abortion Case

NPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Director of the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice of the Information Society Project Priscilla Smith ’91 was interviewed about the Mississippi abortion law case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

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Class of 2022