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, January 9, 2019


Professor James Silk ’89 Receives Human Rights Award

Professor James J. Silk ’89 was awarded the M. Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award by the Society of American Law Teachers (SALT) on January 4, 2019.

Monday, January 7, 2019


A Jewel in the Law School’s Crown

The Yale Law Report looked back at the last 20 years of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

Monday, December 17, 2018


Post Delivers Inaugural Thurgood Marshall Lecture at the Second Circuit

Sterling Professor of Law Robert C. Post ’77 delivered the inaugural Thurgood Marshall Lecture at the Second Circuit Court of Appeals on December 12, 2018.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018


A Critical Eye on the Implications of Misdemeanor Crimes

A Q&A with Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. In her most recent book, Professor Kohler-Hausmann turns a critical eye to the often overlooked topic of misdemeanor crimes.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018


Remarks by Professor Fiss at the University of Buenos Aires

On December 11, 2018, the law faculty of the Universidad de Buenos Aires inaugurated a new academic program and read remarks by Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018


Professor Bell Examines Attitudes Toward Unplanned Pregnancy in Youth

An interview with Associate Professor of Law Monica C. Bell ’09 about the new sociology study she coauthored in the Social Science Review.

Friday, November 30, 2018


Professor Carter ’79 Publishes Biography of His Remarkable Grandmother

Invisible, the new book by Professor Stephen L. Carter ’79 tells the moving story of the life and work of his grandmother, Eunice Hunton Carter.

Friday, November 30, 2018


Professor Eskridge ’78 Publishes Book on Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights

In their new book, Professor William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 and coeditor Robin F. Wilson tackle the thorny problem of how to balance religious freedom rights and LGBT rights.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018


Taisu Zhang ’08 Awarded 2018 SSHA Presidents Book Award

Associate Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 has been awarded the 2018 SSHA Presidents Book Award by the Social Science History Association.

Sunday, October 28, 2018


Yale Law School Dedicates Faculty Lounge to Guido Calabresi '58

During the 2018 Alumni Weekend, the Law School held a special ceremony to dedicate the faculty lounge in recognition of Judge Guido Calabresi ’58 LL.B.

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