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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.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
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
Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits ’00 discusses the problems with meritocracy in his new book The Meritocracy Trap.
Tuesday, September 3, 2019
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.
Friday, August 30, 2019
The Connecticut Supreme Court cited a brief written by Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic when it ruled that landlords may not include “extraneous and irrelevant charges” in eviction paperwork, affirming that tenants of subsidized housing have a right to know how much they must pay to keep their homes.
Thursday, August 22, 2019
The Housing Clinic scored a long-fought victory for homeowners when the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling in in U.S. Bank v. Blowers broadened what sort of bank misconduct mortgage borrowers can raise when defending against a foreclosure action.
Monday, August 12, 2019
For a century, a manuscript by Francis Lieber, political theorist and legal adviser to Abraham Lincoln, lay lost in the recesses of the National Archives — until it was discovered by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 and Will Smiley ’14.
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History John H. Langbein has been awarded the 2019 Frankel Fiduciary Prize.
Attending an NAACP national convention event in which the Gruber Rule of Law Clinic received the Foot Soldier in the Sands Award: Michael J. Wishnie ’93, the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, Counselor to the Dean, and co-director of the clinic; Bradford Berry ’88, NAACP General Counsel; Ben Alter ’18; Jeremy Creelan ’96; and Georgia Travers ’21.
Friday, August 2, 2019
The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic received the Foot Soldier in the Sands Award at the NAACP national convention in Detroit for representing the organization in three lawsuits.