Yale Law School’s renowned and distinguished faculty members consistently engage in an extraordinary range of activities and scholarship. Read the extensive list of faculty activities and accomplishments —from lectures given to books published to honors and awards received—by browsing our academic archives on the right, reading our faculty news feed below, or viewing the Yale Law Report. Read commentaries in the popular press and other press clips on our In the Press page. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Peter Schuck Has New Book on Five Key Hard Legal and Policy Issues

Each chapter of One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us (Princeton University Press, 2017) takes on a different “hard issue”: poverty, immigration, affirmative action, campaign finance, and religious exemptions from secular policies.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Amicus Brief Asks Court to Strike Down Revised Travel Order

The Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief on behalf of 40 senior former national security officials on March 15, 2017 in support of the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project’s lawsuit against the President of the United States.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Yale Law School’s Tracey Meares Discusses Policing and Community Trust

Public trust is the greatest asset a police officer can have when it comes to keeping communities safe, and police need to rethink their role in order to improve this critical relationship, Tracey L. Meares, the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, told students at the Yale School of Management on March 2.

Friday, March 10, 2017


Professor James Whitman Publishes Hitler’s American Model

Professor James Q. Whitman ’88 examines the relationship between early 20th-century American race law and the racial policy of Nazi Germany in his new book, Hitler’s American Model.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017


Professor Forman '92 Cited in Scotus Decision on Racial Bias Among Jurors

In a Supreme Court decision ruling that racial bias among jurors may require a new trial, Justices cited the work of Professor James Forman Jr., in coming to their conclusion.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Computer Scientists and Law Scholars Untangle Complexities of Cyberconflict

Aiming to bridge the divide between the law and technology of cyberconflict, three Yale professors are working together to explore many of the questions that make the subject so confounding.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files National Security Amicus Brief and Declaration

When the Rule of Law Clinic (“ROLC”) first formed in January 2017 with the goal of countering policies that threaten the rule of law, no one knew exactly what litigation might ensue.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Heather Gerken Selected as Next Dean of Yale Law School

Professor Heather Gerken, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law, has been selected as the next Dean of Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Antidote for partisanship? In science, curiosity seems to work

A new study led by Professor Dan Kahan found that people who are curious about science are less polarized in their views on contentious issues than less-curious peers.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Challenging the Refugee and Muslim Ban

A story about how Yale Law students, faculty, and alumni mobilized to fight the presidential executive order on immigration manning certain refugees and immigrants from the U.S.

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