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, September 21, 2018


Open Letter to Senate Judiciary Committee from Yale Law Faculty

As the Senate Judiciary Committee debates Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination, we write as faculty members of Yale Law School to urge that the Senate conduct a fair and deliberate confirmation process

Friday, September 21, 2018


Dean Gerken Statement on Open Letter From Faculty

Statement from Dean Heather Gerken

Friday, September 14, 2018


Professor Koh Publishes New Book On The Trump Administration and International Law

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh has released a new book titled, "The Trump Administration and International Law."

Thursday, August 2, 2018


SFALP Sanctuary City Ruling Upheld by Ninth Circuit

In a significant victory for Yale Law clinic students and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court ruling invalidating the Trump administration’s efforts to defund sanctuary cities.

Monday, July 30, 2018


Douglas NeJaime on Parental Recognition and Rights

Douglas NeJaime, Professor of Law at Yale Law School, answered questions about the legal status of parenthood.

Thursday, July 26, 2018


Associate Professor Orihuela Cited by Georgia’s Top Court

The Georgia Supreme Court cited the work of Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 in a ruling on June 18, 2018, which held that a defendant’s due process rights were violated by automatic detention in his case.

Monday, July 23, 2018


Professor Doherty Cited in Federal Ruling on Supervised Release

A Federal Judge in the Eastern District of New York issued a ruling this month holding that he would no longer send people back to prison for marijuana use while on supervised release. The opinion extensively cited the work of Professor Fiona Doherty ’99.

Monday, July 23, 2018


WIRAC Mobilizes to Reunite Families

When students and faculty from WIRAC realized two children had been separated from their parents at the southern border and shipped thousands of miles away to Connecticut, they immediately jumped into action.

Friday, July 20, 2018


Article by Professor NeJaime Receives Dukeminier Award

The Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law has announced that Douglas NeJaime received a 2018 Dukeminier Award for his article “The Nature of Parenthood.”

Friday, July 20, 2018


Yale Scholars Tackle Opioid Crisis in Groundbreaking Journal Issue

More than two dozen Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

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