Thursday, July 2, 2020


SFALP Students Help Secure Major Victory for California Consumers

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project played a key role in defending the right of local prosecutors in California to enforce the state’s Unfair Competition Law.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020


SFALP Clinic Files Suit Against Uber and Lyft

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office (SFCAO) have filed suit against Uber and Lyft for misclassifying workers and denying them their legal rights as employees.

Wednesday, March 4, 2020


SFALP Clinic Takes the Fight Beyond the Courtroom

In the past year, the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project has expanded its practice to include helping the City Attorney’s Office draft public comments, with the goal of challenging problematic proposed federal regulations before they become law.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020


From law school to the courtroom

Molly Alarcon ’16 talks about her path as a student in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project to an intern and now Deputy City Attorney at the office of the City Attorney of San Francisco.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019


SFALP Helps Block “Conscience Rule” Nationwide

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Clinic (SFALP) helped the San Francisco City Attorney's Office in a lawsuit over the so-called “conscience rule.”

Monday, October 14, 2019


SFALP Students Assist in Blocking ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project at Yale Law School (SFALP) assisted in securing a major ruling with nationwide ramifications for immigrant families.

Thursday, September 26, 2019


SFALP Students Act To Protect Food Stamp Eligibility For Vulnerable Families

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) helped write a public comment challenging a proposed rule governing food stamp eligibility.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Say Hello To The Sworn Enemy Of Travel Scams

A report on a case brought by the San Francisco city attorney against two travel companies alleging unlawful business practices. The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project is assisting with the lawsuit.

Monday, September 23, 2019


SFALP Case Alleges Travel Companies Mislead Consumers

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) helped the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office (SFCAO) file suit against the companies that operate the online travel sites JustFly and affiliates for misleading consumers.

Thursday, July 18, 2019


Clinic Helps Obtain $305 Million Settlement in Lead Paint Litigation

After 20 years, Yale Law School clinic students helped San Francisco and nine other localities achieve a landmark victory in their litigation against lead paint companies with a $305 million settlement.

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