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.

Monday, March 18, 2019


Linkaging between Latin America and YLS

Students from Yale Law School and from partner schools in Argentina, Chile, and Brazil recently visited each others' countries through Latin American Linkages, a long-running annual exchange program.

Friday, March 15, 2019


Students Delve Into International Law at Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program

Five students and a faculty member attended the Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program on international law in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


MFIA Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic recently filed an amicus brief opposing partisan gerrymandering on the grounds that it violates the First Amendment.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


National emergency funding of border wall is unconstitutional—A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80 and Kiel Brennan Marquez ’11.

Paul Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and Kiel Brennan Marquez is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2011.

Monday, March 11, 2019


National Security Group Hosts Conversation with Eric Holder

On March 7, 2019, the Yale Law National Security Group hosted a conversation with former Attorney General Eric H. Holder, who led the Department of Justice from 2009 to 2015. Yale Law National Security Group copresidents Nikita Lalwani ’20 and Josh Rubin ’20 introduced Holder, and Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 moderated the discussion.

Friday, March 8, 2019


MFIA Clinic Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of 17 Major Media Organizations

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief in the case Anonymous v. Anonymous on behalf of a coalition of 17 major media organizations.

Friday, March 8, 2019


Clinic Students Press State Legislature for Voting Rights Laws

Students in the Legislative Advocacy Clinic recently testified before the Connecticut General Assembly in support of seven bills that would expand voting rights in the state.

Friday, March 8, 2019


Connecticut reopens debate over its role in deportations

Iva Velickovic ’19, a student with the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in an article about Connecticut’s policies on cooperation with ICE.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019


Ethics Bureau Celebrates SCOTUS Win

The Ethics Bureau at Yale Law School celebrated a win at the Supreme Court on February 27, 2019 in Garza v. Idaho, for which the Clinic wrote amicus briefs at the cert stage and the merits stage.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Students Advocate for Voting Rights in CT Legislature

Yale Law School students in the Rule of Law Clinic filed written testimony on February 22, 2019 with the Connecticut General Assembly, urging the legislature to expand voting rights for formerly incarcerated people.

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