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, July 1, 2020


Three Leading Scholars Receive Secondary Appointments at YLS

Leading scholars Gerald Torres, Elizabeth Hinton, and Lauren Benton joined the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2020 with secondary appointments as Professors of Law.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Owen Fiss Awarded Prize in Jurisprudence

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss has been awarded the 2020 Henry M. Phillips Prize in Jurisprudence by the American Philosophical Society.

Sunday, June 21, 2020


A Q&A with Professor Cristina Rodríguez ’00 on DACA

A Q&A with Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 on the Supreme Court's DACA ruling and what comes next to ensure protections for Dreamers.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


A Q&A with Professor Eskridge on Landmark SCOTUS Decision on LGBTQ Rights

Leading expert on sexuality, gender and the law, Professor William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 reflects on the Supreme Court's monumental decision in Bostock v. Clayton County and outlined what comes next for the LGBTQ movement.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


Professors Meares and Tyler Join Coalition to Release Urgent Report on Police Reform

Professors Tracey Meares and Tom Tyler joined a coalition of scholars to release a reporting listing out urgently-needed reforms to address enduring problems in American policing

Tuesday, June 9, 2020


YLS Community Shares Expertise on COVID-19

Members of the Yale Law School community are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering expertise in their respective fields from health care to national security to the economy.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020


Q&A with the Justice Collaboratory on Police Reform and Procedural Justice

Members of the Justice Collaboratory provide constructive steps forward in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Liman Center Presses for Health and Safety in Prisons During Pandemic

Experts affiliated with the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law are aiding lawyers seeking to protect the health and safety of prisoners and staff by preventing the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.

Friday, May 22, 2020


Legal Scholars Sign Statement Advocating for Protections Against Cyber Operations Targeting Health Care Sector

Several members of the Yale Law faculty have signed an Oxford statement Advocating for protections against cyber operations targeting the health care sector.

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