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, September 4, 2019

MFIA’s Tenth Year: Victories, New Beginnings, and Evolution

Learn about the work of the MFIA Clinic since the start of 2019, and what the Clinic will be working on this fall.

Monday, September 2, 2019

How The Times Uses FOIA to Obtain Information the Public Has a Right to Know

The Media Freedom & Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is mentioned in a New York Times article about how the newspaper uses FOIA lawsuits to gain access to information.

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Housing Clinic Scores Connecticut Supreme Court Win for Mortgage Borrowers

The Housing Clinic scored a long-fought victory for homeowners when the Connecticut Supreme Court's ruling in in U.S. Bank v. Blowers broadened what sort of bank misconduct mortgage borrowers can raise when defending against a foreclosure action.

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

MFIA Voices: Incoming and Outgoing Student Directors

Incoming and outgoing student directors discuss their time working in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Solomon Center Student Fellows Advocate Against Proposed HHS Rule

Student fellows from the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy have submitted comments to the Department of Health & Human Services advocating against a proposed Trump administration rule.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Claims: Migrant Children Molested in U.S.-Funded Foster Care

Aseem Mehta ’20, a student with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, is quoted about a settlement in a case of a migrant child held in government custody.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Korea and Japan Clash Over History and Law—A Commentary by Brian Kim ’21

Brian Kim is a member of the Yale Law School Class of 2021.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ACLU Secures Major Victory in Education Rights Case with Yale Law School Clinic

In a case supported by the Yale Law School Education Adequacy Project Clinic, ACLU Foundation of Southern California reached a class action settlement in Riverside County, California, ending a practice in which routine misbehavior in school put children in a diversion program similar to criminal probation.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Report: Congress Nominates Far Fewer Women than Men to Military Service Academies

Members of the 116th Congress nominate women to the military service academies at dramatically different rates, according to a new report authored by Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Services Clinic for the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Students Help Pass HIV Drug Law for Youth

Two students in the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy's Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP), Hannah Hussey ’20 and Owen Monkemeier ’19 successfully advocated for the passage of a new Connecticut law making HIV-preventing drugs available to some of the state’s most vulnerable youth.