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.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Nestlé & Cargill v. Doe Series: History and Foreign Policy Support Corporate Liability Under ATS

Mark Stevens ’21, Alisa White ’22, Hirsa Amin ’21, Key’Toya Burrell ’21, Wynne Muscatine Graham ’22, Michael Loughlin ’21 are students in the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic. Phil Spector is a Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 20, 2020

MFIA Clinic Collaboration Calls for Smooth Presidential Transition Amidst Escalating Pandemic

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School and other organizations submitted a letter signed by almost 200 public health experts urging the ascertainment of the presidential election.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

LSO and Partners Fight Housing Segregation in Hartford

Students in the Housing Clinic, along with other organizations, filed a lawsuit challenging government decisions and failures that caused the perpetuation of segregation in the North End of Hartford.

Thursday, November 19, 2020

A Group of Yale Law Students Just Clinched a Government Settlement for Military Vets

Andy DeGuglielmo ’21 is quoted and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a article on the clinic’s recent major settlement on behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans with a less-than-fully-honorable discharge. 

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Veterans Clinic Secures Major Settlement in Army Class Action

The settlement ensures that the Army will reconsider thousands of decisions involving Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans with a less-than-fully-honorable discharge.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

HUD ‘perpetuating segregation,’ Hartford families claim in lawsuit

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in a CT Mirror story about policies that keep poor residents segregated in impoverished areas in Hartford.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Yale Law School helps bring settlement: Army must reconsider applications for discharge upgrades connected to PTSD

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a New Haven Register story about a major settlement in a class-action suit brought by two Connecticut veterans who challenged their discharge status.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

NY Judge Slams Feds For 'Ignoring' Justices' DACA Revival

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad, Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08, and students from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 article about new efforts by the Trump administration to curtail DACA.

Monday, November 16, 2020

COVID-19 and International Law Series: International Humanitarian Law – Treatment of Detainees

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Federal Court Sides with WIRAC and Partners in Latest DACA Case

On November 14, 2020, a federal court rejected the Trump administration’s latest attack on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in the Batalla Vidal v. Wolf lawsuit