Alumni in the News


Thursday, November 18, 2021


Symposium Honors Professor and Civil Rights Lawyer Lani Guinier ’74

Influential scholar and voting rights litigator Lani Guinier ’74 was the focus of a recent symposium that challenged scholars, practitioners, and activists to carry on her work.

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Four Law School Alumni Receive Award of Merit

Yale Law School presented the Award of Merit to four esteemed alumni — Stacey Abrams ’99, Lani Guinier ’74, William E. Kennard ’81, and Robert C. Post ’77 — on Nov. 17, 2021.

Monday, November 15, 2021


Professor Whitman Elected Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Q. Whitman ’88 has been named an Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Legal History.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Law School Alumni Tackle Voting Rights Challenges Nationwide

Four Yale Law School alumni speak about their experiences surrounding urgent voting rights issues.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Q&A: Liman Fellow Sophie Laing ’21 on Defending Student Loan Borrowers

Liman Fellow Sophie Laing ’21 works with Pine Tree Legal Assistance in Portland, Maine, to secure relief for borrowers struggling with student loan debt.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


Linda Greenhouse Unpacks a Landmark Year at the Supreme Court

Veteran Supreme Court reporter and Lecturer in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL chronicles the political tumult that rocked the Supreme Court’s 2020–21 term in her new book.

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.

Monday, October 25, 2021


Professor Roberta Romano ’80 Receives 2020 Ronald H. Coase Medal

Sterling Professor of Law and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law Roberta Romano ’80 has been awarded the 2020 Ronald H. Coase Medal by the American Law and Economics Association.

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