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, 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.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019


Professor Elliott On Imposing a Carbon ‘Tax’

A new paper by Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law E. Donald Elliott ’74 argues that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has existing authority to put a price on carbon.

Thursday, September 26, 2019


Yale Law School Mourns the Passing of Francis X. Dineen ’61

Francis X. Dineen ’61 LL.B., former Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, died on September 25, 2019 at the age of 84.

Monday, September 23, 2019


Professors Koh, Resnik Sign Amicus Brief in Separation of Powers Case

Professors Harold Hongju Koh and Judith Resnik signed an amicus brief last week in federal court arguing that a congressional committee has Article III standing to enforce a subpoena against the executive branch.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Landmark Conference on the Affordable Care Act Happening Sept. 26-27

The event will bring together key players involved in the ACA's passage and implementation as well as an interdisciplinary group of scholars to assess the legislation’s successes, shortcomings, and future.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Professor Markovits on the Meritocracy Trap

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits ’00 discusses the problems with meritocracy in his new book The Meritocracy Trap.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Law, Ethics & Animals Program to Launch

A new initiative, the Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) will launch during the 2019–2020 academic year dedicated to drawing attention to the questions of conscience raised by human-animal relationships and developing new strategies to address industrialized animal cruelty.

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