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. 

Friday, August 12, 2022


Yale Law Students Help San Francisco Secure Landmark Opioid Ruling Against Walgreens 

A federal court ruled that Walgreens can be held responsible for its role in San Francisco’s opioid crisis — a win for the city and the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project, which worked on the case with the City Attorney’s Office.

Monday, August 8, 2022


Leading the Law School

Dean Heather K. Gerken reflects on her first decanal term, a vision for legal education, and plans for the future.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022


Can We Fix What’s Wrong with Social Media?

A look at how Yale Law School alumni, faculty, and students are grappling with some of the most difficult questions in the online environment.

Monday, June 27, 2022


Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99 to Join Yale Law School Faculty 

Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99, who comes to Yale Law School from UCLA School of Law, focuses her scholarship on international law, human rights, and comparative constitutional law.

Wednesday, June 22, 2022


Claudia Flores to Join Yale Law School Faculty

Claudia Flores will join the Yale Law School faculty as Clinical Professor of Law effective July 1, 2022.

Thursday, June 9, 2022


Life and Work of Robert M. Cover Examined in New Journal Issue

A new journal issue commemorates the life and work of the late Yale Law School faculty member Robert M. Cover.

Thursday, June 9, 2022


Faculty Research Puts Gun Violence in Focus

Professors Ian Ayres, Abbe R. Gluck, and Tracey L. Meares discuss their research on gun violence as calls for solutions intensify following the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

Monday, June 6, 2022


Professor Hinton Elected to American Philosophical Society

Professor of Law Elizabeth K. Hinton was elected to the American Philosophical Society for her accomplishments in social sciences.

Wednesday, June 1, 2022


2022 Environmental Performance Index Finds World Is Not on Track to Meet Climate Commitments

Almost all countries are not on track to meet the net-zero greenhouse gas emissions goal established by the 2021 Glasgow Climate Pact, according to the 2022 Environmental Performance Index, an analysis by Yale and Columbia researchers.

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