Alumni in the News


Tuesday, September 19, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Travel Ban Case

The Rule of Law Clinic filed an amicus brief on behalf of 50 senior former national security officials with the Supreme Court relating to the travel ban case.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


Noah Messing ’00 Co-Authors Amicus Brief on Arpaio Pardon

Noah Messing '00 was one of the authors on a brief arguing that the pardon President Trump issued to Sheriff Joe Arpaio is unconstitutional.

Monday, September 11, 2017


SFALP Case Reaches $400,000 Settlement with “Predatory” Immigration Consultants

Yale Law students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) helped secure a $400,000 settlement from fraudulent immigration consultants.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


WIRAC Challenges Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School went to federal court to challenge the Trump administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Yale Law School Stands Up for Dreamers After DACA Decision

As the country reacts to President Trump’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy, Yale Law School students and faculty are already working to challenge the move and ensure “dreamers” are protected throughout the country.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Shebaya ’12 Creates Immediate Impact in Marginalized Communities

The DC Bar association recently highlighted the work of Yale Law School alumna Sirene Shebaya ’12 with the advocacy group Muslim Advocates.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Professor Silk to Give Binger Inaugural Lecture on October 16

Professor James Silk will deliver his inaugural lecture as the first Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 127.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Meeker ’81 and Silvestri ’74 Named “Best Lawyers”

Suzanne E. Meeker ’81 and Frank J. Silvestri ’74 of Verrill Dana were acknowledged as "Best Lawyer" by Best Lawyers 2018.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017


Yale Law School Celebrates Diverse Alumni Networks

More than 200 Yale Law School alumni, students, and admitted students attended diversity receptions in New York City and Washington, DC in July. Student affinity groups represented included the Black Law Students Association (BLSA), the Latinx Law Students Association (LLSA), OutLaws (LGBTQ Organization), the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association (MENALSA), Native American Law Students Association (NALSA), and the South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA).

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