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, April 29, 2022


Justin Driver Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Professor Justin Driver has been elected to the 2022 class of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

Thursday, April 21, 2022


Professor Pottenger Receives Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award

Professor J.L. Pottenger Jr. ’75 received the Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award on April 20 from the Connecticut Bar Association.

Tuesday, April 12, 2022


Conference Highlights Professor Kahn’s Work

The work and jurisprudence of Professor Paul Kahn ’80 was discussed in a two-day workshop Law and Political Imagination on April 7 and 8 co-organized by the Edinburgh Law School Centre for Legal Theory.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022


Professor Kronman Seeks Eternity in an Age of Disenchantment

Sterling Professor of Law and former Dean Anthony T. Kronman ’75 proposes an alternative to atheism and religion in his latest book.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


A Q&A with Professor Yaffe on the Norm Shift Theory of Punishment

Professor Gideon Yaffe discusses his latest paper, in which he challenges long-held norms of punishment and proposes a new analysis — the Norm Shift Theory of Punishment.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


Professor Koh Helps Win World Court Ruling Ordering Russia to Halt Ukraine Invasion

On March 16, the International Court of Justice in the Hague issued a landmark ruling ordering the Russian Federation to immediately suspend its military operations in the territory of Ukraine. Professor Harold Hongju Koh argued on behalf of Ukraine.

Monday, March 7, 2022


Professor Koh Argues on Behalf of Ukraine at World Court

Professor Harold Hongju Koh argued on behalf of Ukraine at the International Court of Justice in a suit filed against Russia regarding its invasion of the country.

Thursday, March 3, 2022


For New Yale Center, the Fight for Racial Justice Begins Locally

A look at the The Law and Racial Justice Center, directed by Professor James Forman Jr. and executive director Kayla Vinson.

Friday, February 25, 2022


SCOTUS Echoes Faculty Paper: Badly Chosen Funds May Fail Duty to Retirement Investors

A 2015 article by Professor Ian Ayres ’86 and Quinn Curtis ’09 gained new relevance thanks to a recent Supreme Court decision.

Friday, February 25, 2022


Law Faculty Offer Analysis of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Four Yale Law School faculty members offered initial analysis of the war in Ukraine, presenting perspectives on international law, security, foreign policy, and human rights as the war began to unfold.

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