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, May 5, 2021

Three Students Awarded Peggy Browning Fellowships

Yale Law School students Angie Liao ’22, Juan Fernando Luna ’23, and Sommer Omar ’22 have been awarded summer Peggy Browning Fellowships

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Megan Hauptman ’21 Named Runner-Up in ACS Writing Competition

Megan Hauptman ’21 has been named as a runner-up in the Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Amid Concerns about Family Separation, Let’s Remember Connecticut’s Children with Incarcerated Parents — A Commentary by Allison Durkin ’21, Destiny Lopez ’21, and Eleanor Roberts ’22

Allison Durkin and Destiny Lopez are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021. Eleanor Roberts is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022.

Monday, April 26, 2021

Historic Connecticut Parentage Act Passes CT House

In a historic vote, the Connecticut House of Representatives passed the Connecticut Parentage Act (CPA) 141-1 with overwhelming bipartisan support.

Friday, April 23, 2021

When Parents Are Incarcerated, Too Often Separation From Kids Becomes Permanent

Eleanor Roberts ’22 and Destiny Lopez ’21 were interviewed by Connecticut Public Radio about a report co-authored by the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic about preserving the parental rights of incarcerated parents.

Friday, April 16, 2021

Get police out of the business of traffic stops — A Commentary by TJ Grayson ’21 and James Forman Jr. ’92

TJ Grayson is a member of the class of 2021 at Yale Law School. James Forman Jr. ’92 is J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Schell Center Announces 2021 Postgraduate Fellows

The Schell Center for International Human Rights has announced eight Yale Law students and recent graduates who will receive postgraduate fellowships in human rights.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Katherine Fang ’22 Receives 2021 Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Katherine Fang ’22 has received a 2021 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Students Explore International Law as Salzburg Cutler Fellows

In March, students from Yale Law School and 13 other leading U.S. law schools explored the topic of international law at the ninth annual Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program.