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News on Giving and Impact

Friday, January 6, 2023

Scholarship Established in Honor of Lani Guinier ’74

A year after her death in 2022, Yale Law School has created the Lani Guinier ’74 Memorial Scholarship.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Margaret H. Marshall ’76: “Do What You Can Today”

Margaret H. Marshall ’76 has always been an advocate for justice at heart. But she never thought she would be a lawyer. 

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Travis Torrence ’05 Begins Term as Fund Board Chair With Passion To Pay It Forward

Yale Law School caught up with Travis Torrence ’05 at the start of his term as Fund Board Chair.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Craig Newmark Philanthropies Continues Support for MFIA Clinic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) clinic at Yale Law School has received a third year of support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Monday, February 21, 2022

Yale Law School Announces Tuition-Free Scholarships for Highest Need Students

The Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program expands the Law School’s robust financial aid offerings to level the playing field for students with significant financial need.

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Yale Law School Announces Visiting Professorship

Yale Law School announced the creation of the Michael Doyle ’62 and Bunny Winter Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Ludwig Program in Public Sector Leadership Empowers Students to Serve Others

With a charge to equip the next generation of leaders with the skills they need to make a positive difference in the lives of others, Yale Law School announced the launch of the Carol and Gene Ludwig Program in Public Sector Leadership.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Chae Initiative in Private Sector Leadership Prepares Business Leaders of the Future

Seeking to train dynamic business leaders capable of handling complex issues resulting from a rapidly changing world, Yale Law School announced the launch of the Michael S. and Alexa B. Chae Initiative in Private Sector Leadership.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Announcing The Tsai Leadership Program at Yale Law School

Yale Law School is building upon its storied history to empower the next generation of mission-driven leaders with the launch of The Joseph C. Tsai Leadership Program at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Road to Redemption

Clyde Meikle dedicated himself while incarcerated to self-improvement, rehabilitation, and service. With the help of Law School students in the Peter Gruber Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic, Meikle was resentenced to 28 years in January 2021 and was released from prison in May.

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