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. 

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.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Oona Hathaway Elected Member of The American Law Institute

Oona A. Hathaway ’97, Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Counselor to the Dean, has been elected to The American Law Institute (ALI).

Thursday, July 27, 2017


U.S. Army Veteran Returns Home After YLS Clinics Secure Settlement

After battling in court for years, a deported U.S. Army veteran represented by two Yale Law School clinics was reunited with his family in Connecticut this month.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Professor Gluck Backs Bill to Create Congressional Clerkship

A new bill was introduced to Congress on December 5, 2016 that would establish the first ever congressional analogue to the federal judicial clerkship.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files Additional Brief Before SCOTUS in Travel Ban Case

On July 18, 2017, Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic filed its sixth brief — and second at the U.S. Supreme Court — regarding the legality of the Administration’s travel ban.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Global Legal Challenges Center Submits Amicus Brief to SCOTUS

On June 27, 2017, Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 submitted an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Center for Global Legal Challenges in the Supreme Court case of Joseph Jesner, et. al., v. Arab Bank, PLC.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Professor Gerken Discusses Progressive Federalism at ACS Event

Professor Heather Gerken spoke about progressive federalism at the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy's National Convention in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2017.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017


Marisol Orihuela Appointed as Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Dean Robert Post ’77 has announced the appointment of Marisol Orihuela ’08 to the Yale Law School faculty. She will join as a clinical associate professor of law, effective July 1, 2017.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Fiss Publishes Book on Influential Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

In his latest book Sterling Professor Emeritus Owen Fiss explores the purpose and possibilities of life in the law through moving accounts of thirteen lawyers who shaped the legal world during the past half century.

Friday, June 2, 2017


Dan Esty on How to Remake Environmental Protection For the 21st Century

Professor Daniel Esty ’86 explains how the White House faces a stark reality when it comes to changing course on climate change and outlines his ideas for creating a regulatory framework that improves environmental outcomes and lowers economic burdens.

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