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, 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.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Monica C. Bell Appointed as Associate Professor of Law

Dean Robert Post ’77 has announced the appointment of Monica C. Bell ’09 to the Yale Law School faculty. She will join as an associate professor of law, effective July 1, 2017.

Monday, May 15, 2017


Professor Esty Publishes Article on 21st Century Sustainability Strategy

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Dan Esty ’86 recently published an article in Environmental Law outlining his vision for a new era in environmental sustainability strategy. The journal is the nation’s oldest law review dedicated solely to environmental issues run by students of Lewis & Clark Law School.

Monday, May 15, 2017


Dean Post Designated Sterling Professor of Law

Dean Robert C. Post '77 has been named Sterling Professor of Law, one of the University's highest faculty honors.

Monday, May 15, 2017


Heather Gerken named the Goldman Professor of Law

Heather K. Gerken has been named the Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law. Her appointment will be effective July 1.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017


Amar, Hill, and Holloway Honored for Service to Alumni

Faculty members Akhil Amar, Charles Hill, and Jonathan Holloway were presented Howard R. Lamar Faculty Awards for Service to Alumni on April 28 at a luncheon hosted by the Association of Yale Alumni (AYA).

Monday, May 1, 2017


Professor Eskridge Joins Amicus Brief in Travel Ban Case

Professor William Eskridge Jr. ’78 joined a group of 50 legal scholars to file an amicus brief in federal court in the case of IRAP v. Trump.

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