A Vibrant Community


Yale Law School students are at the center of a vibrant community. Whether attending classes, organizing a slate of engaging conferences and events, or volunteering to work for the public interest, our students bring their idealism and passion into every aspect of their lives. Our students are campus and community leaders, taking part in an array of student organizations (as well as editing the school's eight journals) and enjoying the social and recreational opportunities that the New Haven area has to offer. Through it all, the Law School provides a range of services to support its students—from academic counseling offered by the Office of Student Affairs to advice for the path ahead at the Career Development Office.

Student and Alumni Profiles


PhD

Amanda Shanor

A student perspective on the PhD in Law program and graduate programs. 

New Haven & the Region


“Today, the city is known as Connecticut’s ‘Culture Capital,’ with abundant theaters, music and museums, well-preserved history and world-class culinary options.” - The Washington Post, 2019

The best part of YLS is the community. Since my first small group class, I was constantly inspired and challenged by my law school classmates. They are more than brilliant — they are thoughtful, passionate, and most of all, they are leaders. ”


Rahael Seifu

Class of 2007, Senior Counsel at Google