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, May 15, 2019


Is the Constitution the Problem?

Democracy and Dysfunction (University of Chicago Press 2019) features a series of exchanges about our current political predicament between two prominent scholars of American constitutional law, Jack M. Balkin of Yale Law School and Sanford Levinson of the University of Texas.

Tuesday, May 7, 2019


Professor NeJaime Launches Coalition to Protect LGBT Parents and their Children

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime announced the creation of the Connecticut Parentage Act Coalition on May 8, 2019.

Saturday, May 4, 2019


Three Questions: Prof. Cristina Rodríguez on the Immigration Crises

Is there a crisis at the U.S. southern border? From the first moments of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has warned of immigrants streaming into the United States. His critics describe a crisis of another kind, in which asylum seekers, including children, are delayed and imprisoned at the border. Yale Insights asked Cristina Rodríguez of Yale Law School, whose research interests include immigration law and policy, to shed light on the reality behind the divisive politics.

Thursday, May 2, 2019


Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 and ACLU of Wisconsin Challenge State’s Parole System

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 worked with ACLU Wisconsin to file a federal class-action lawsuit to halt the state’s refusals to release parole-eligible people sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes they committed while they were children.

Monday, April 29, 2019


New Law and Political Economy Project Launched

A collaboration of law faculty across several law schools announced a new initiative, the Law and Political Economy (LPE) Project.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


Portrait of Robert Post ’77 Joins Historic Law School Collection

The unveiling of the official portrait of former Dean Robert Post '77 was a celebration of the Sterling Professor of Law's career.

Thursday, April 18, 2019


Project Based on Research by Dan Kahan Wins National Science Foundation Grant

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is among a team of scholars whose research initiative on engaging millennials in science media received a $2.7 million grant award from the National Science Foundation.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


Tracey Meares and Emily Bazelon Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares and Senior Research Scholar in Law and Truman Capote Fellow in Law Emily Bazelon ’00 have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Sunday, April 7, 2019


Multi-year Rosenkranz Originalism Conference Initiative Announced

Yale Law School announces the launch of a major new intellectual initiative, “The Rosenkranz Originalism Conference at Yale Law School.”

Monday, April 1, 2019


Bernstein Symposium to Feature Discussions of Refugee and Migrant Rights

This year’s Bernstein Human Rights Symposium — April 4-5, 2019 — will convene lawyers, scholars, activists, journalists, and artists to assess the international refugee regime.

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