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, September 24, 2020


Students Create Supreme Court Reform Website

A new website created by several Yale Law students provides a way to learn about the history of the Supreme Court and includes detailed reform options.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Q&A with Professor Samuel Moyn on Supreme Court Reform

Professor Moyn argues the goal of Supreme Court reform shouldn’t be to make the Court less ideological, but to make it less powerful. He discusses what inspired his interest on this topic and what types of reforms he thinks should be considered in this highly polarized moment.

Thursday, September 10, 2020


Professor Balkin Publishes Book on The Cycles of Constitutional Time

In his new book, Professor Jack Balkin looks at the bigger picture of why politics in the United States has broken down and where it is headed.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


Listokin Awarded Gaddis Smith International Book Prize

Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin ’05 has been awarded the Gaddis Smith International Book Prize for Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions.

Monday, August 31, 2020


The President and Immigration Law

In her new book, The President and Immigration Law, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 examines how immigration policy became concentrated in the hands of the president and whether this state of affairs should give us pause.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020


From Outlaws to In-Laws

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 and coauthor Christopher Riano have written a new book providing a comprehensive examination of the equal marriage movement.

Thursday, August 6, 2020


Anti-Blackness, Abolition, and Criminal Justice

A conversation about activism around systemic racism, sparked in part by the disparate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color and recent horrific incidents of police brutality against black men and women.

Monday, July 27, 2020


A Q&A with Professor Zachary Liscow on Corporate Tax Rates

Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 discusses his new paper with coauthor Edward G. Fox, which argues in favor of higher corporate taxes.

Friday, July 24, 2020


Jack Balkin Elected to the American Law Institute

Professor Jack M. Balkin has been elected to the American Law Institute (ALI).

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The Rise of Law and Economics

In his new book, Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics George L. Priest explains the origins of the field of law and economics and its early sources of growth.

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