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. 

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

James Forman Jr. Elected to American Philosophical Society

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 was elected to the American Philosophical Society for his accomplishments in social sciences.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Professor Scott J. Shapiro Delves into the History and Ethics of Hacking

Professor Scott J. Shapiro traces the very human history behind hacking in his new book.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Professor Sarin Testifies Before Senate Finance Committee

Associate Professor of Law Natasha Sarin testified before the Senate Finance Committee on May 16 on the importance of preserving funding to modernize the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provided by the Inflation Reduction Act.

Friday, May 19, 2023

The Law and the End of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

In recent pieces, Professors Abbe R. Gluck and Cristina Rodríguez have discussed what comes next for health law and immigration policies as official pandemic-era emergency declarations have come to an end.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

You Can’t Take It With You

Professors John D. Morley ’06 and Yair Listokin ’05 asked 9,000 American adults to contemplate how they would divide their property among relatives, friends, and others if they were to pass away immediately. The results were surprising.

Friday, May 5, 2023

What States and Cities Can Do about Debt

In his new book, Professor David N. Schleicher gives federal policymakers “a practical guide” for when states and cities cannot pay their debts.

Monday, April 24, 2023

The Rules of the Game

Two spring term classes use sports as a prism to delve into the ethical, philosophical, and leadership topics that undergird legal practice and systems.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

James Forman Jr. Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 has been elected to the 2023 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Thursday, April 13, 2023

What’s Next for Policing?

In a new book, Professor Tom Tyler and Caroline Nobo of The Justice Collaboratory propose legitimacy-based policing as a new model to combat crime and build trust between police and the communities they serve.

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