Monday, July 26, 2021


Home Is Here

Yale Law School faculty, alumni, and students look back at a tumultuous four years fighting for a more just immigration system.

Thursday, December 3, 2020


SFALP Students Win in Ninth Circuit, Blocking “Public Charge” Rule

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a ruling blocking the Trump administration’s so-called “public charge” rule. Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) at Yale Law School and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office first filed the case in September 2019.

Thursday, August 13, 2020


SFALP Case Against Uber, Lyft Secures “Sweeping Victory”

A San Francisco superior court judge has ruled against Uber and Lyft just months after the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) at the Law School worked with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office to sue Uber and Lyft for misclassifying their drivers as independent contractors.

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.

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