Yale Law School Today

Tuesday, September 27, 2022

An instructor at the front of a classroom speakings while standing in front of a whiteboard and next to a screen as a row of students seated at a table with laptops listens.

Director of Legal Research and Writing Cecilia A. Silver teaches a class of Introduction to Legal Analysis and Writing, a course that all new J.D. students take in their first seven weeks of Yale Law School.

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Susanne Baer, Marta Cartabia, and Professor Judith Resnik

Professor Judith Resnik (right) moderated the Anderson lecture, a conversation with Jus­tice Prof. Dr. Susanne Baer of the German Constitutional Court (left) and Italian Minister of Justice Marta Cartabia (right).

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

From left to right: Rubin Danberg Biggs ’23, Demi Moore ’24, Nathan Cummings ’23, Mira Netsky ’23, Ian Miller ’24, Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger Jr. ’75, Open Communities Alliance Executive Director Erin Boggs, Garden Homes Fund trustee Richard Freedman, Clinical Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar, attorney Thomas Silverstein of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, and Open Communities Alliance board co-chair Constance L. Royster.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Dean Heather K. Gerken and some of her SFALP clinic students in 2022.

Dean Heather K. Gerken and some of her SFALP clinic students in 2022.

October 27 Thursday
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Tech Law & the Humanities Symposium

Baker Hall Room 116

April 20 Thursday


26th Annual Liman Colloquium

(All day)
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Monday, September 26, 2022

In The Press

What Meaningful Action Could the United Nations Take To Help Ukraine?


Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses how nations can unite in responding to Russia for its war against Ukraine.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

In The Press

Biden Nixes EPA Action on Climate — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

In The Press

A Powerful, Forgotten Dissent

The New York Review of Books

Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews Breaking the Promise of Brown: The Resegregation of America’s Schools by Stephen Breyer. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In The Press

The Case for Creating an International Tribunal to Prosecute the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In The Press

Why Local Governments Need to Compete to Offer Citizens What They Want


A commentary on domestic migration in the U.S. cites scholarship by Professor of Law David N. Schleicher.  

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In The Press

Coast Guard Academy Settles Suit Over Parenthood Ban


Professor Michael Wishnie ’93 and Clinical Lecturer Meghan Brooks ’19 are listed as part of the legal team in a report about a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former cadet challenging the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s ban on cadets becoming parents. The plaintiff was represented in part by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. 

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Richie Frohlichstein

Class of 2018