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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, July 1, 2020
Leading scholars Gerald Torres, Elizabeth Hinton, and Lauren Benton joined the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2020 with secondary appointments as Professors of Law.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss has been awarded the 2020 Henry M. Phillips Prize in Jurisprudence by the American Philosophical Society.
Sunday, June 21, 2020
A Q&A with Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 on the Supreme Court's DACA ruling and what comes next to ensure protections for Dreamers.
Students and faculty from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) attended the DACA arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2019. From left to right: Professor Michael Wishnie, Professor Marisol Orihuela, Armando Ghinaglia Socorro ’21, Professor Muneer Ahmad, Laura Kokotailo ’20, Edgar Melgar ’21, Camila Bustos ’21, and Ramis Wadood ’21.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the Trump administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ruling that the Administration’s efforts to end DACA violated federal law.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Leading expert on sexuality, gender and the law, Professor William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 reflects on the Supreme Court's monumental decision in Bostock v. Clayton County and outlined what comes next for the LGBTQ movement.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Professors Tracey Meares and Tom Tyler joined a coalition of scholars to release a reporting listing out urgently-needed reforms to address enduring problems in American policing
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Members of the Yale Law School community are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering expertise in their respective fields from health care to national security to the economy.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Members of the Justice Collaboratory provide constructive steps forward in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Experts affiliated with the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law are aiding lawyers seeking to protect the health and safety of prisoners and staff by preventing the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.
Friday, May 22, 2020
Legal Scholars Sign Statement Advocating for Protections Against Cyber Operations Targeting Health Care Sector
Several members of the Yale Law faculty have signed an Oxford statement Advocating for protections against cyber operations targeting the health care sector.