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. 

Thursday, September 28, 2017


Professor Amar Testifies Before Senate on Special Counsel Legislation

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84, a leading Constitutional Law expert, testified before the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 about two new bills that attempt to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by the President.

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.

Friday, September 15, 2017


Professors Hathaway and Shapiro Release Book on War and Conquest

Professors Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90 have written a new book titled “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.”

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.

Thursday, September 7, 2017


The Impact of Local Laws

David Schleicher received tenure and was appointed Professor of Law at Yale Law School on July 1, 2017. On the occasion of Schleicher’s promotion, we asked him a few questions about his research and teaching.

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.

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.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Dean Gerken Files Amicus Brief in Partisan Gerrymandering Case

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Gill v. Whitford, a Wisconsin case that tests the constitutional boundaries of partisan gerrymandering.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


SFALP Case Secures Court Victory Against Unlawful Diversion Program

After nearly two years, the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) recently won an important victory in court against the Corrective Education Company (CEC) over its diversion program to suspected shoplifters.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Green Bank Established by Professor Daniel Esty ’86 Receives Harvard Prize

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, a leading research center at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, has named the Connecticut Green Bank the winner of the 2017 Innovations in American Government Award.

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