This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students – honors, awards, student events, media mentions, books published, fellowships received, community service, etc.  If you are a current student, we encourage you to submit story ideas and photos for inclusion on this page. If you have recently published an op-ed, were cited or quoted in the media, or published a paper, please tell us about it here.

Monday, July 16, 2018


Report Published on Yemeni American Families Stranded in Djibouti Due to Travel Ban

In a new report titled “Window Dressing the Muslim Ban: Reports of Waivers and Mass Denials from Yemeni-American Families Stuck in Limbo,” the Rule of Law Clinic and the Center for Constitutional Rights document the Travel Ban’s impact on families.

Monday, July 16, 2018


Government Releases Immigrant Children Held in Connecticut

On July 16, the government filed a notice in federal court promising to release 9-year-old JSR and 14-year-old VFB from custody, grant parole to their detained parents, and reunite the children and their parents on parole.

Sunday, July 15, 2018


Editorial: Connecticut should end practice of ‘prison gerrymandering’

Ashley Hall ’19 is quoted in an editorial in support of a lawsuit filed last month by the NAACP and the Rule of Law Clinic charging the Connecticut with prison gerrymandering.

Saturday, July 14, 2018


Federal Judge Holds Forcible Separation of Immigrant Children Unconstitutional

U.S. District Court Judge Victor Bolden declared unconstitutional the federal government’s forcible separation of two immigrant children from their parents, and ordered the government to take immediate steps to ameliorate the grave harm it has caused.

Friday, July 13, 2018


UPDATED: Detention of Immigrant Children in Conn. Custody Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Connecticut ruled that the separation of two children taken from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border is unconstitutional. The case was argued in court by Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08. Hannah Schoen ’19 and Carolyn O’Connor ’18, with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, are quoted.

Sunday, July 8, 2018


Young Women Face First Fight Over Abortion—A Commentary by Rachel Kogan ’19 and Erica Turret ’20

Rachel Kogan ’19 and Erica Turret ’20 are students at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 5, 2018


The Muslim ban expands the cruel policy of family separation—A Commentary by Rachel Brown ’20 and Georgia Travers ’19

Rachel Brown ’20 and Georgia Travers ’19 are students at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, July 3, 2018


The Muslim Ban Expands the Cruel Policy of Family Separation— A Commentary by Rachel Brown '20 and Georgia Travers '19

Rachel Brown '20 and Georgia Travers '19 are students at Yale Law School and co-authors of the report “Window Dressing the Muslim Ban: Reports of Waivers and Mass Denials From Yemeni-American Families Stuck in Limbo.”

Monday, July 2, 2018


Education Clinic Supports ACLU in Southern California Education Lawsuit

The Education Adequacy Project Clinic announced on July 2, 2018, that it had assisted the ACLU Foundation of Southern California in a landmark lawsuit filed yesterday to end school discipline policies that criminalize children of color in Riverside County, California.

Thursday, June 28, 2018


ROLC, NAACP Sue Connecticut Over Prison Gerrymandering

Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic has filed a lawsuit together with The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the NAACP Connecticut State Conference, and five individual NAACP members against the State of Connecticut challenging the practice known as “prison gerrymandering.”

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