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, November 13, 2019


Yale Law School Case Integral To Supreme Court Argument Over DACA

Ramis Wadood ’21 was interviewed on Connecticut Public Radio about cases before the Supreme Court that argue to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is representing clients in one of the cases.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


WIRAC Heads to Supreme Court in Suit Defending DACA

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case brought by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) and co-counsel, along with other related cases, challenging the Trump Administration’s recission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019


As ruling nears, immigrant fights for anti-deportation act

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) is mentioned in an Associated Press story about the cases before the Supreme Court that argue to preserve the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. WIRAC is representing clients in one of the cases being argued today at the High Court.

Monday, November 11, 2019


Immigration agents, activists and new laws collide in a Connecticut courthouse confrontation

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) is mentioned in a Hartford Courant article about a new Connecticut law that prohibits cooperation with ICE by state judiciary in immigration matters.

Sunday, November 10, 2019


Veterans’ Suit Over ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges Moves Forward

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a WNPR story about a class-action lawsuit involving veterans who say they’ve been wrongfully denied discharge upgrades.

Friday, November 8, 2019


Federal Court Rejects Motion to Dismiss in Veterans Clinic Class Action

Federal Court rejects motion to dismiss and orders discovery in a class action lawsuit for Navy and Marine Corps Veterans with PTSD.

Monday, October 28, 2019


A Constitutional Case for Gun Control — A Commentary by Joshua Feinzig ’21 and Joshua Zoffer ’20

Joshua Feinzig and Joshua Zoffer are students at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 18, 2019


Prison officials ask to toss lawsuit on execution access

Anna Kaur ’21 is quoted and the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic is mentioned in a Washington Post story about a lawsuit challenging the Virginia Department of Corrections regarding access to executions. The four media outlets are represented in part by the Clinic.

Monday, October 14, 2019


SFALP Students Assist in Blocking ‘Public Charge’ Rule

Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project at Yale Law School (SFALP) assisted in securing a major ruling with nationwide ramifications for immigrant families.

Thursday, October 10, 2019


Seven Yale Law Students Named 2019–2020 Kerry Fellows

Seven Yale Law School students are among the 20 newly named Kerry Fellows who will work with former Secretary of State John Kerry on pressing global challenges as part of Yale University’s Kerry Initiative.

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