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.

Monday, October 18, 2021


Student-Led Group Takes a Broad View of National Security

Inspired by a faculty member’s article, students formed a reading group to examine national security from new perspectives.

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Navy to Reconsider Discharges in Vets Clinic Class Action

The Navy has agreed to review the discharges of thousands of veterans affected by behavioral or mental health conditions. The Veterans Legal Services Clinic represents the plaintiffs in a nationwide class action lawsuit.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021


The Fight Against China’s Bribe Machine — A Commentary by Kal Raustiala and Nick Barile ’23

Kal Raustiala is Promise Institute Professor of Comparative and International Law at UCLA Law School. Nick Barile is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2023.

Tuesday, September 28, 2021


Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 Receives MacArthur Fellowship

Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, a poet, lawyer, and advocate for the rights and humanity of people who are or have been incarcerated, was awarded a 2021 MacArthur fellowship, informally known as a “genius” grant.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021


Clinic Helps Deported Veteran Petition for Naturalization

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents a U.S. Army veteran who has filed a petition for military naturalization after being deported to Mexico in 2016.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021


A.J. Hudson ’23 Awarded Switzer Environmental Fellowship

A.J. Hudson ’23 has received a Switzer Environmental Fellowship, which awards emerging environmental leaders studying at universities in New England and California with funding and support for their graduate studies and career development. Hudson graduated from the Yale School of the Environment in 2019.

Monday, September 13, 2021


Veterans Clinic Sues Air Force in Proposed Nationwide Class Action

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents plaintiffs in a new federal class action filed on behalf of thousands of Air Force veterans who were separated less than Honorably from the military.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


Three from Yale Law School Chosen for FASPE Ethics Fellowship

Three current and former students from Yale Law School are among the 16 law students and graduates chosen for the 2021 Law program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).

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