Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Yale Law School’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic filed an allegation letter to the United Nations documenting the use of solitary confinement and other abusive practices by the Connecticut Department of Correction, arguing that such practices constitute torture under international law.
Friday, May 10, 2019
The Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic, representing the NAACP and others, won an important ruling that opens a path to a possible trial challenging the State of Connecticut’s practice known as prison gerrymandering.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Nikita Lalwani ’20 and Geng Ngarmboonanant ’21 have been named Associate World Fellows for 2019 by the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University.
Friday, May 3, 2019
Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) have helped the San Francisco City Attorney sue the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Dean Heather K. Gerken and Stacey Abrams ’99, who was awarded the Yale Law Women Alumni Achievement Award.
Friday, April 26, 2019
Yale Law Women (YLW) presented its Alumni Achievement Award to Stacey Abrams ’99 on April 17, 2019.
Jessup Moot Court members Varun Char ’19, Anirudh Sivaram ’20, Shikha Garg ’19, Professor Harold Hongju Koh, and Srinath Reddy Kethireddy ’19.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
A team of students from Yale Law School reached the semifinals of the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C., the world’s largest moot court competition.
Petey Menz ’20 speaks at briefing in Hartford on Connecticut's first guidelines on the rights of pregnant workers. From left are state Sen. Mae Flexer, Menz, Dana Bolger ’19, Emily Villano ’19, Connecticut Human Rights and Opportunities Commission (CHRO) Deputy Director Cheryl Sharp, and CHRO Executive Director Tanya Hughes.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
The state of Connecticut issued its first guidelines clarifying the rights of pregnant workers and the obligations of their employers in a paper that students from the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School helped research and draft.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Dhruv Chand Aggarwal ’20 won first place in the Mendes Hershman Student Writing Contest of the American Bar Association’s Business Law Section for his paper “Federalism, Indemnification, and the Soul of American Corporate Law.”
Monday, April 15, 2019
On April 12, 2019, the City of Baltimore filed suit challenging a federal regulation which would severely restrict access to reproductive health care for low-income people. Yale Law School’s Reproductive Rights and Justice Project (RRJP) clinic joined lead attorney Baltimore Solicitor Andre M. Davis, and others representing Baltimore in the case.