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. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Professor Kohler-Hausmann’s Book Examines Misdemeanors and Policing Practices

In her book, Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 contributes to the growing research on the U.S. criminal justice system by directing attention to the neglected yet central role that misdemeanors play in administering social control.

Monday, April 2, 2018


Rule of Law Clinic Files Additional Amicus Brief in Travel Ban Case

On March 30, 2018, students from the Rule of Law Clinic filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of a bipartisan group of 52 former senior national security officials.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Professor Tyler Co-Authors Book on Children’s Legal Socialization

In their book, Why Children Follow Rules: Legal Socialization and the Development of Legitimacy, Tom Tyler and Rick Trinkner make a case for the possibility of a legal system based upon consent—rather than coercion.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Professor Romano ’80 Receives Highest Honor from William & Mary Law School

Roberta Romano ’80, Sterling Professor of Law and Director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law, received the 2017–2018 Marshall-Wythe Medallion from William & Mary Law School.

Monday, March 26, 2018


Professor Yaffe Publishes New Book on Criminal Responsibility

In his latest book, The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility, Professor Gideon Yaffe sets out to explain why the age of an offender should matter when assessing criminal liability.

Monday, March 19, 2018


Yale Law School Clinics Help Launch Legal Food Hub

Building on a growing interest in food law, two Yale Law School clinics recently helped launch the Connecticut Legal Food Hub, a free legal services clearinghouse that matches income-eligible farmers, food entrepreneurs, and related nonprofits to pro bono legal help.

Monday, March 19, 2018


Professor Parrillo Testifies Before Congress on Regulatory Process 

Professor Nicholas Parrillo ’04 testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on March 14, 2018.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018


Lowenstein Report on Myanmar Genocide Cited by New York Times

A Lowenstein Clinic paper analyzing whether genocide is occurring in Myanmar has been cited my numerous media outlets and human rights organizations.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


Professor Moyn's New Book on Human Rights in an Unequal World

In his latest book, Professor Samuel Moyn explores the social and economic history of human rights alongside the inequalities that resulted from the triumph of neoliberal globalization.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018


Iowa Supreme Court Cites NeJaime’s Work in Surrogacy Decision

On February 16, 2018, the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that gestational surrogacy agreements are enforceable in the State, citing the work of Professor Douglas NeJaime in its decision.

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