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. 

Friday, January 10, 2020


Esty Launches Book of Ideas for a Better Environmental Future

Director of the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy Daniel C. Esty ’86 has edited a new book assembling ideas for a sustainable future.

Monday, December 9, 2019


Yale Cyber Leadership Forum Slated for March 26-28, 2020

Now in its fourth year, the annual Yale Cyber Leadership Forum will take place on March 26-28, 2020.

Thursday, December 5, 2019


Professor Driver on How the Courts Influence Public Schools

Justin Driver accepted a tenured appointment as Professor of Law at Yale Law School on July 1, 2019. Upon Professor Driver’s arrival in New Haven, the Yale Law Report sat down with him to discuss The Schoolhouse Gate’s contributions to legal scholarship.

Monday, December 2, 2019


Report by Dan Kahan Surveys Science Video Audiences

Research by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan has helped Northern California public radio station KQED learn more about its audiences.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


Professor Yaffe on Philosophy and Psychology of Criminal Justice

A Q&A with Gideon Yaffe, Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology at Yale.

Thursday, November 14, 2019


Cristina Vélez Valencia Discusses Social Programs for Venezuelan Refugees

Cristina Vélez Valencia, a Yale Greenberg World Fellow and the former Secretary for Social Integration for the Mayoralty of Bogotá, spoke on November 13, 2019 about her recent efforts to implement programs for the “unprecedented” number of Venezuelan refugees crossing the border into Colombia.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019


Justice Sotomayor ’79 Shares Insights on Life and the Law During Alumni Weekend

Returning to New Haven for her 40th reunion, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor ’79 spoke to a packed house at Woolsey Hall during Yale Law School’s Alumni Weekend on Saturday, October 19, 2019.

Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Professor Paul Kahn Reconceptualizes the Nature of Legal Order

Professor of Law and the Humanities Paul W. Kahn ’80 examines how two different concepts of order shape the American social imagination.

Friday, October 11, 2019


Associate Professor Kohler-Hausmann Secures Important Ruling in Class Action Lawsuit

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 and partners won a major ruling in federal court last month for the constitutional rights of people sentenced to life in prison for crimes committed as children.

Wednesday, October 2, 2019


Douglas NeJaime to Present Inaugural Anne Urowsky Lecture

Douglas NeJaime, the Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School, will give the inaugural Anne Urowsky Lecture at 4:30 p.m. on October 28, 2019 in Room 127 of Sterling Law Building.

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