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, November 13, 2018


Taisu Zhang ’08 Awarded 2018 SSHA Presidents Book Award

Associate Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 has been awarded the 2018 SSHA Presidents Book Award by the Social Science History Association.

Monday, October 15, 2018


Professor Ackerman Receives Honorary Degree in Law from the University of Trieste

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 received an honorary doctorate in jurisprudence from the University of Trieste in Italy on October 8, 2018.

Thursday, October 4, 2018


Becca Heller ’10 and Adjunct Professor Gregg Gonsalves named 2018 MacArthur Fellows

Human rights lawyer Becca Heller ’10 and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law Gregg Gonsalves are among the 25 individuals chosen as 2018 MacArthur Fellows.

Friday, September 21, 2018


Dean Gerken Statement on Open Letter From Faculty

Statement from Dean Heather Gerken

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 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.

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