Yale Law School Today

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

A group of people stand in a line before a doorway, some holding blue plates of food. From inside the building, a hand holding an empty blue plate reaches out.

Tigrayans stand in line to receive food donated by local residents at a reception center for the internally displaced in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on May 9, 2021. Photo: AP Photo/Ben Curtis

Friday, June 2, 2023

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Panelists (from left) Bidish Sarma, Gaylord Salters, Miriam Gohara, and Alex Taubes in discussion on the panel “Mass Incarceration, Racial Injustice, and Opportunities for Relief.” Jennifer Taylor ’10, at podium, moderated.

Thursday, June 1, 2023

Coop High School students in Professor Justin Driver's class

Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School students Jordan Nixon, Alina Bajomo, and Matthew Judd speak to Professor Justin Driver's Education Law class with YLS student Emma Perez '23.

Thursday, June 8, 2023

In The Press

The Legal Determinants of Health

Yale Insights

Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 joins the Health & Veritas podcast to discuss how law shapes the health of Americans.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

In The Press

How Should Governments Respond to the Next Budget Crisis?


Professor of Law David Schleicher discusses his new book, In A Bad State: Responding to State and Local Budget Crises.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

In The Press

Merck’s Lawsuit Against Drug Price Controls Is Doomed — 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.

Wednesday, June 7, 2023

In The Press

Study Shows First Words From Police During Traffic Stops Affect Outcome for Black Drivers

PBS NewsHour

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares comments on a new study showing that, for Black drivers, a police officer’s first 45 words during a traffic stop indicate how the encounter will end.

Tuesday, June 6, 2023

In The Press

Ukraine Denounces Russia as ‘Terrorist State’ at World Court Hearing


Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh made opening arguments in Ukraine’s new case against Russia before the International Court of Justice.

Monday, June 5, 2023

In The Press

No One Knows What ‘Race Neutral’ Admissions Looks Like — A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann '08

The Atlantic

Issa Kohler-Hausmann '08 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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The Law School’s longstanding international tradition occupies a central place in its intellectual life.

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The history of law offers indispensable insights into the character of our legal systems.

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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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Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”

Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971