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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Judge Robert A. Katzmann ’80

Judge Robert A. Katzmann ’80 spoke at Yale Law School in 2019 during the unveiling of his portrait.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

CPA Signing

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont signed the Connecticut Parentage Act into law on June 1, 2021. Photos by Brian O’Connor.

November 5 Friday


YLS Alumni Weekend: November 5-7

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Saturday, June 19, 2021

In The Press

The Tax Code’s Achilles Heel Is Surprisingly Popular — and That's a Problem for Taxing the Rich — A Commentary by Zachary Liscow ’15 and Edward Fox ’15

The Hill

Zachary Liscow ’15 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Edward Fox ’15 is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. 

Saturday, June 19, 2021

In The Press

Critical Race Theory Has Proved Divisive. What Is It?

The Day

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted on the meaning of critical race theory.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

In The Press

Dozens of Yale Faculty Urge Lamont to Restrict Use of Solitary Confinement

New Haven Register

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted about efforts to limit the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut.

Friday, June 18, 2021

In The Press

ABA Medalist Lawrence Fox On Top Honor, Career, Ethics


Senior Research Scholar Lawrence J. Fox is interviewed about receiving the ABA Medal, the American Bar Association’s highest honor.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In The Press

Supreme Court Sides With Catholic Agency In LGBTQ Foster Care Case — But Avoids Major Religious Freedom Questions


Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in a report about the Supreme Court ruling in a case watched by LGBTQ and religious freedom advocates and those who work with foster children.

Thursday, June 17, 2021

In The Press

The Company Eric Adams Keeps

New York

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is quoted in a profile of a New York City mayoral candidate.

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A diverse program of human rights activities that serve students and scholars at Yale and contribute to the development of human rights.

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Yale Law School has a strong tradition of service in the public interest. Most YLS students perform public service activities during their time here.

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You can make a difference… The history of the last 40 years happened because people like you entered the fray and chipped away at problems that they were told were politically impossible to fix.”

Michael Posner

Honorary Doctor of Laws, 2014 Commencement Address