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 news clips on our In the Press page. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Professor Rodríguez Elected to American Law Institute Council

The American Law Institute (ALI) has elected Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 to its Council.

Thursday, May 19, 2022


Professor Bell on Inequality, Sociology, and Legal Estrangement

A Q&A with Professor of Law Monica C. Bell ’09, who received tenure on Jan. 1, 2022.

Monday, May 2, 2022


New Report Refutes Flawed Science of Texas and Alabama Transgender Legal Actions

A major new report by legal and medical experts from the Yale Child Study Center, Yale School of Medicine, Yale Law School, and the University of Texas Southwestern analyzes in depth the misleading scientific claims that informed recent actions by Texas and Alabama to criminalize medical treatment for transgender youth.

Friday, April 29, 2022


Justin Driver Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Professor Justin Driver has been elected to the 2022 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Thursday, April 21, 2022


Professor Pottenger Receives Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award

Professor J.L. Pottenger Jr. ’75 received the Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award on April 20 from the Connecticut Bar Association.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022


Conference Highlights Professor Kahn’s Work

The work and jurisprudence of Professor Paul Kahn ’80 was discussed in a two-day workshop Law and Political Imagination on April 7 and 8 co-organized by the Edinburgh Law School Centre for Legal Theory.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022


Professor Kronman Seeks Eternity in an Age of Disenchantment

Sterling Professor of Law and former Dean Anthony T. Kronman ’75 proposes an alternative to atheism and religion in his latest book.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


A Q&A with Professor Yaffe on the Norm Shift Theory of Punishment

Professor Gideon Yaffe discusses his latest paper, in which he challenges long-held norms of punishment and proposes a new analysis — the Norm Shift Theory of Punishment.

  • 2 of 50