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.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Students Win ABA First Amendment & Media Law Moot Court Competition

Meenakshi Krishnan ’18 and Habib Olapade ’20 won the Tenth Annual First Amendment and Media Law Moot Court Competition, held by the ABA Forum on Communication Law in Napa Valley, California.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Yale Law School Clinics Help Launch Legal Food Hub

Building on a growing interest in food law, two Yale Law School clinics recently helped launch the Connecticut Legal Food Hub, a free legal services clearinghouse that matches income-eligible farmers, food entrepreneurs, and related nonprofits to pro bono legal help.

Monday, March 12, 2018

CED Clinic Helps Broker Important New Haven Lease

A client of the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development at Yale Law School was able to secure a lease extension in New Haven thanks to the work of the clinic.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Veterans Groups Sue VA for Data on Bias, Sexism

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic filed a lawsuit to compel the Department of Veterans Affairs to release data relating to military sexual trauma.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Lowenstein Report on Myanmar Genocide Cited by New York Times

A Lowenstein Clinic paper analyzing whether genocide is occurring in Myanmar has been cited my numerous media outlets and human rights organizations.

Monday, March 5, 2018

Yale Team Places First in Jessup Moot Court Regional Competition

In February, the Yale Law School placed first in the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court competition, the world's largest moot court competition.

Monday, March 5, 2018

AL Residents Denounce EPA for Closing Civil Rights Investigations

Yale’s Environmental Justice Clinic represents residents of Alabama who are condemning the decision by the EPA to close two civil rights complaints filed against the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Clinic Files Class Action On Behalf of Marine Corps Vets with PTSD

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of Navy and Marine Corps veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan who developed post-traumatic stress disorder and received less-than-honorable discharges.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Suit Calls Navy Board Biased Against Veterans With PTSD

A class-action lawsuit filed today by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic is the focus of a story. YLS student Jonathan Petkun '19 is quoted.