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Friday, August 30, 2019


Connecticut Supreme Court Cites Housing Clinic Brief in Win for Tenants

The Connecticut Supreme Court cited a brief written by Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic when it ruled that landlords may not include “extraneous and irrelevant charges” in eviction paperwork, affirming that tenants of subsidized housing have a right to know how much they must pay to keep their homes.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019


Gideon Yaffe to Present Inaugural Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Lecture

Professor Gideon Yaffe will give the inaugural Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Lecture on September 23, 2019.

Thursday, August 22, 2019


Housing Clinic Scores Connecticut Supreme Court Win for Mortgage Borrowers

The Housing Clinic scored a long-fought victory for homeowners when the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling in in U.S. Bank v. Blowers broadened what sort of bank misconduct mortgage borrowers can raise when defending against a foreclosure action.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Professor Kronman On Higher Education and Democracy

Read an excerpt from The Assault on American Excellence, a new book by Professor Anthony Kronman ’75.

Monday, August 12, 2019


Rediscovering a Lost Treatise on Martial Law

For a century, a manuscript by Francis Lieber, political theorist and legal adviser to Abraham Lincoln, lay lost in the recesses of the National Archives — until it was discovered by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 and Will Smiley ’14.

Thursday, August 8, 2019


Professor John H. Langbein Wins Frankel Fiduciary Prize

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History John H. Langbein has been awarded the 2019 Frankel Fiduciary Prize.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Abbe R. Gluck ’00 Named Adviser for American Law Institute Publication

The American Law Institute has named Abbe R. Gluck ’00, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, an adviser for the Restatement of the Law Third, Torts: Concluding Provisions.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Zachary Liscow and Leah Brooks on Cost of Highway Construction

A paper co-written by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 suggests why Interstate highway construction costs have tripled over time.

Thursday, July 25, 2019


Curtis-Liman Clinical Fellowship Established to Honor Denny Curtis ’66

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School announce the creation of a new clinical fellowship, to begin in 2020, in honor of Professor Denny Curtis ’66, co-founder of the Law School’s clinical program.

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