Monday, July 6, 2020
Fifty-one graduating YLS students and recent alumni were awarded public interest postgraduate fellowships for 2020–2021.
High school student Takeira Bell (left) participates in the finals of the Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project’s Winter Moot Court Tournament against Gloriannis Vasquez from High School in the Community.
Monday, June 29, 2020
The Marshall-Brennan Project at the Law School sends law students into New Haven public high schools to teach courses in constitutional law and oral advocacy. The program stands out by going beyond a typical civics course and increasing students’ awareness of their own constitutional rights.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The Free Exercise Clinic at Yale Law School and Sidley Austin LLP filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on behalf of the Sikh Coalition
Students and faculty from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) attended the DACA arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2019. From left to right: Professor Michael Wishnie, Professor Marisol Orihuela, Armando Ghinaglia Socorro ’21, Professor Muneer Ahmad, Laura Kokotailo ’20, Edgar Melgar ’21, Camila Bustos ’21, and Ramis Wadood ’21.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the Trump administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ruling that the Administration’s efforts to end DACA violated federal law.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Members of the Yale Law School community are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering expertise in their respective fields from health care to national security to the economy.
Monday, June 1, 2020
The Supreme Court Just Passed Up a Chance to Overrule Appallingly Racist Precedents — A Commentary by Kyla Eastling ’21, Danny Li ’22, and Neil Weare
Kyla Eastling is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2021. Danny Li is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022. Neil Weare is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Experts affiliated with the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law are aiding lawyers seeking to protect the health and safety of prisoners and staff by preventing the spread of COVID-19 in prisons.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
CT veteran sues for freedom, alleges prison system failed to provide adequate coronavirus protection
Bardia Vaseghi ’22 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about a veteran who is suing to be released from a Connecticut prison, alleging that it has failed to adequately protect him from the coronavirus.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
This Spring, the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale launched the inaugural Climate, Animal, Food and Environment (CAFE) Law and Policy Lab to provide hands-on training to students on building durable interventions in policy, legislation and litigation.
Monday, May 18, 2020
In an online celebration on Monday, May 18, 2020, 229 graduates of Yale Law School were celebrated for the indelible mark the class of 2020 has left on the School and the world.