This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students – honors, awards, student events, media mentions, op-ed pieces published, 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.

Friday, July 21, 2017


Aisha Saad ’18 Selected as a 2017 Switzer Environmental Fellow

Aisha Saad ’18 is one of twenty environmental scholars chosen as 2017 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files Additional Brief Before SCOTUS in Travel Ban Case

On July 18, 2017, Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic filed its sixth brief — and second at the U.S. Supreme Court — regarding the legality of the Administration’s travel ban.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Global Legal Challenges Center Submits Amicus Brief to SCOTUS

On June 27, 2017, Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 submitted an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Center for Global Legal Challenges in the Supreme Court case of Joseph Jesner, et. al., v. Arab Bank, PLC.

Thursday, July 6, 2017


MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit in Five Eyes Alliance Case

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic and Privacy International have filed a lawsuit seeking access to the text of a 1946 intelligence-sharing agreement under the Freedom of Information Act.

Friday, June 30, 2017


SFALP Wins Major Victory for Reproductive Justice

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) has helped secure a major victory for reproductive justice.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


YLS Announces 47 Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2017-2018

Yale Law School is proud to congratulate the 47 students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2017-2018.

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Finding a Cure Through Law

With one of the most diverse Medical-Legal Partnerships programs in the country, lawyers, doctors, and Yale Law students are working to identify the social determinants of health.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Federal Court Cites Rule of Law Clinic Brief in Travel Ban Decision

Federal Court cites amicus brief from 42 National Security Officials written by Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic in a ruling against the President’s revised executive order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Thursday, June 8, 2017


Lowenstein Clinic Hails Passage of Law in Fight Against Solitary Confinement in CT

A new law will bring Connecticut’s use of solitary confinement out of the shadows.

Friday, June 2, 2017


SFALP Students Instrumental in Gun Safety Settlement

Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Clinic (SFALP) at Yale Law School were instrumental in a recent case that ended with five online gun equipment suppliers agreeing to stop selling and advertising large-capacity firearm magazines to customers in California.

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