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. 

Thursday, July 18, 2019


Clinic Helps Obtain $305 Million Settlement in Lead Paint Litigation

After 20 years, Yale Law School clinic students helped San Francisco and nine other localities achieve a landmark victory in their litigation against lead paint companies with a $305 million settlement.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019


Legal Assistance Association Honors James Forman Jr. ’92

James Forman Jr. ’92, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, was honored by New Haven Legal Assistance Association at its Equal Access to Justice Reception on June 11, 2019.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019


Abbe Gluck to Congress: Key Doctrine Upholding ACA is “Settled Law”

One day after an appeals court heard a case that could strike down the Affordable Care Act, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 testified before Congress as lawmakers grappled with the potential implications of the law being overturned.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019


Seminar Returns to Argentina with Gender and Equality Focus

Legal scholars from Yale Law School and 14 countries convened in Buenos Aires in June for the 24th annual Seminario en Latinoamérica de Teoría Constitutional y Política, or SELA, this year addressing the topic of gender and equality.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019


Court Agrees with Ethics Bureau that Judge in Terrorism Case Acted Improperly

A federal appeals court agreed with the Ethics Bureau at Yale that the military judge in the USS Cole bombing case acted improperly, ruling that years of proceedings under that judge must be thrown out.

Monday, July 8, 2019


Professor Fiona Doherty ’99 Cited in Two U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Supervised Release

An article by Clinical Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 was cited in decisions for two recent U.S. Supreme Court cases, Mont v. United States and United States v. Haymond. Both cases concern supervised release, a common practice in federal sentencing.

Thursday, June 27, 2019


Anne Alstott on the Benefits of Public Options

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor Anne Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman argue in their new book that public options — like schools, libraries, and the postal service — are all around us and can be a solution to inequalities.

Thursday, June 27, 2019


Studying Criminal Justice from the Inside Out

Students get a deeply personal and powerful look at the criminal justice system by learning side-by-side with classmates inside a prison

Monday, June 24, 2019


Professor Fiss Meets with Argentine President, Recalling 1985 Visit

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen M. Fiss recently met with Argentine President Mauricio Macri at the presidential residence in Buenos Aires, a visit that commemorated Fiss's first trip to Argentina in 1985.

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