Alumni in the News


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.

Tuesday, October 19, 2021


Q&A: Liman Fellow Allison Durkin ’21 on Challenging Flawed Forensic Science

Allison Durkin ’21, a 2021–22 Liman Fellow with the Legal Aid Society of New York, works in the DNA Unit of the Criminal Defense Practice.

Monday, October 11, 2021


Vivek Maru ’01 to Deliver Gruber Lecture on Oct. 25

Vivek Maru ’01, CEO of the grassroots legal empowerment group Namati, will give a lecture titled “Stop a Land Grab, Change the System: A Pathway to Climate and Environmental Justice."

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, a poet, lawyer, and advocate for the rights and humanity of people who are or have been incarcerated, was awarded a 2021 MacArthur fellowship, informally known as a “genius” grant.

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