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, November 18, 2022

Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic Client Launches Artist-Led Venture Capital Fund 

With help from the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic, a New Haven-based artists collective has launched the first venture capital fund entirely founded, owned, and managed by artists.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

MFIA Clinic Fights for Release of Parole Algorithm Information

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is suing to release basic information about an algorithm integral to New York State’s criminal justice system.

Friday, November 11, 2022

Veterans Day: Providing Legal Services to Veterans

In the latest Yale Talk podcast, Clinical Lecturer in Law Meghan Brooks and Josh Lefkow ’23 join Yale President Peter Salovey to discuss their work with the Veterans Legal Services Clinicassisting veterans with legal needs related to military service and the return to civilian life.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Voices That Weren’t Heard on Election Day — A Commentary by Lauren Beccue ’24

Lauren Beccue is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2023 working with the Strategic Advocacy Clinic.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Three Law Students Named Kerry Fellows

Three Yale Law School students have been named Kerry Fellows for the 2022–2023 academic year.

Monday, November 7, 2022

A Foundation of Service

Yale Law School spoke to six 1L student veterans to learn about their military service, their paths to Yale Law School, and what they hope to accomplish while they are here.

Friday, November 4, 2022

MFIA Fights Texas Law that Limits Free Expression Online

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down a Texas law that punishes the repeated sending of electronic communications with the intent to harass or alarm— a law the clinic argues is overbroad.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Military Justice Reform Advocates Sue for Service Member Prosecution Records

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center in a new lawsuit in federal court in Connecticut.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Inaugural Law School Scholarship Covers Full Tuition for 51 Students

A look at the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which provides full-tuition scholarships for students who come from economically disadvantaged families.