Yale Law School Today

Friday, July 29, 2022


In The Press

Why Yale Law’s Dean Says Eliminating Tuition for Students in Need Benefits the Legal Profession

ABC News

Dean Heather K. Gerken and Rakim H. D. Brooks ’16 discuss the impact of the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which eliminates tuition for students with the greatest financial need.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


In The Press

Why Is U.S. Infrastructure So Costly—and What Can We Do About It?

Wall Street Journal

Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 was interviewed about why American infrastructure projects are so costly.

October 27 Thursday
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Tech Law & the Humanities Symposium

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April 20 Thursday

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26th Annual Liman Colloquium

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April 21 Friday

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26th Annual Liman Colloquium

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Thursday, August 11, 2022


In The Press

‘The Greatest Talker of His Time’

The Atlantic

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver reviews “Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment” by Brad Snyder ’99.

Thursday, August 11, 2022


In The Press

Alito’s Call to Arms to Secure Religious Liberty — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, August 11, 2022


In The Press

What Can Cities Do When Bad Gun Laws Are Hurting the Economy — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

Los Angeles Times

Ian Ayres ’86 is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale’s School of Management.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022


In The Press

Police Training is Expensive and It’s Still Not Enough — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 8, 2022


In The Press

The Humanitarian Paradox: When Do We Fight, Why Do We Fight?

Responsible Statecraft

Professor of Law Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99 discusses the problems with U.S. intervention and why restraint is needed to preserve America’s credibility in human rights.

Thursday, August 4, 2022


In The Press

This Arthritis Drug Deserves Its Aggressive Patent Protection — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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