This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students –  including clinic cases, honors, awards, student events, media mentions, books published, fellowships received, and community service.  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. Student prizes are awarded annually.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Live Litigation and Out-of-Court Resolutions: Yale Law Interns Experience Both in Records Dispute With HUD

Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic worked inside and outside of the courtroom recently to resolve a public records dispute.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Foundations of American Legal Thought Lecture Series Returns 

The series exposes students and the broader community to the central ideas of American legal theory.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

LEAP Invites Applications for 2023 Student Grant Program

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School is inviting applications for its grant program, which supports Yale student-led research and creative projects on the urgent threats facing non-human animals.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Professor Schultz Begins Next Chapter in Project to Preserve Stories of Civil Rights Trailblazers

A project documenting the early years of a pioneering group of U.S. Department of Justice lawyers continues with a course this spring.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Evolving Education: Three Recently Launched Law School Legal Tech Programs

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Femi Cadmus discusses the course she teaches on law and technology.

Thursday, December 22, 2022

MFIA Fights for Trump’s Visitor Records and the Future of FOIA

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is petitioning the Supreme Court to force release of Secret Service records identifying visitors to former President Donald Trump before he took office. By allowing the records to be withheld on confidentially grounds, a lower court threatens the future of the Freedom of Information Act, the clinic argues.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Six Students Named 2023 Skadden Fellows

Six Law School students have been named 2023 Skadden Fellows.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Navigating Financial Aid as an FGLI Student at Yale’s Graduate and Professional Schools

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken and Chisato Kimura ’25 are quoted about Yale Law School’s Hurst Horizon Scholarhip.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Lowenstein Clinic and Green Advocates Challenge Illegal Detention in Liberia

Human rights organization Green Advocates International, in collaboration with the Lowenstein Clinic, is calling on U.N. officials to investigate the detention of environmental and Indigenous human rights defenders in Liberia.