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, July 21, 2021


Supporting Children and Families Through Law

Professor Anne L. Alstott ’87 has collaborated with the Yale Child Study Center on how the law might improve the mental health of children and parents through enhanced social welfare support and preventing family disruption.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021


An Interdisciplinary Look at Public Options

In their book Politics, Policy, and Public Options, Professor Anne Alstott ’87 and co-editor Ganesh Sitaraman assemble a collection of scholars from across disciplines to explore the theory of the public option.

Thursday, July 1, 2021


Femi Cadmus Named Yale Law Librarian

Femi Cadmus began as the new director of the Lillian Goldman Law Library and Professor of Law at Yale Law School on July 1, 2021.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021


Lawrence J. Fox to Receive ABA’s Highest Honor 

Senior Research Scholar in Law Lawrence J. Fox, who taught the Ethics Bureau at Yale for many years, will receive the American Bar Association’s highest honor.

Thursday, May 20, 2021


Professor Eskridge Receives ABA Silver Gavel Award

Professor William N. Eskridge Jr. has been awarded the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his book, Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Rebellion Through a New Lens

A new book by Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton puts the antiracist marches of 2020 in their historical context.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021


EMBA Class of 2021 Selects Winners of Annual Teaching Awards

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar will share the Sustainability Teaching Award as part of Yale School of Management's MBA for Executives Teaching Awards.

Friday, May 7, 2021


Foundations Lecture Series Held at Yale Law School

This spring, the newly launched Foundations Lecture Series featured lectures given by members of the Yale Law School faculty.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021


Professor Amar on Our Constitutional Conversation

In his new history of the Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 combines historical and legal perspective to pinpoint the value of constitutional conversation in the development of the document itself.

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