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. 

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.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020


Students Tackle Industrial Agriculture Exploitation in New CAFE Law & Policy Lab

This Spring, the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale launched the inaugural Climate, Animal, Food and Environment (CAFE) Law and Policy Lab to provide hands-on training to students on building durable interventions in policy, legislation and litigation.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020


WATCH: Professor John Fabian Witt on the Legal History of Contagious Disease in the U.S.

Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 has produced a series of short Zoom lectures on the legal history of epidemics and infectious diseases in the U.S.

Monday, May 4, 2020


Professor Rodríguez: What Is the Impact of Trump’s Immigration Order?

Professor Cristina Rodríguez '00 talked to the Yale School of Management about the consequences of the federal government's executive order on immigration during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, May 4, 2020


WATCH: Professor Driver Delivers Lecture at the U.S. Supreme Court

Professor Justin Driver delivered a lecture at the U.S. Supreme Court that recently aired on C-Span.

Friday, April 24, 2020


Cristina Rodríguez Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 has been elected to the 2020 member class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


ROLC Files FOIA Requests Seeking Troop Numbers in Afghanistan, Iraq & Syria

The FOIA requests seek accurate counts of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, which DoD ceased publicly reporting in December 2017.

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