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.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Reproductive Rights and Justice Project Secures Win Against Federal Government Family Planning Rule

Law School students in the Reproductive Rights and Justice Project (RRJP) clinic won partial summary judgment in Mayor and City Council of Baltimore v. Azar, et al.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Lowenstein Clinic, Advanced Sentencing Clinic File Suit Seeking CT Prison Reduction

Two YLS clinics filed a lawsuit in conjunction with the ACLU of Connecticut, seeking immediate reduction of the prison population in Connecticut Department of Corrections (DOC) prisons due to the impact the spread of COVID-19 may have on these facilities.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Undocumented immigrants working on pandemic’s front lines fear for health and home

USA Today reports on the letter sent to the Supreme Court by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic urging that the administration’s decision to terminate DACA should be blocked in light of the pandemic.

Monday, March 30, 2020

YLS Community Shares Expertise on COVID-19

Members of the Yale Law School community are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, offering expertise in their respective fields from health care to national security to the economy.

Monday, March 30, 2020

Solomon Center Tackles Pressing COVID-19 Legal and Health Issues

See what members of the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy are doing to work on pressing issues related to COVID-19.

Friday, March 27, 2020

Civil Rights Groups Sue Bristol County Sheriff, ICE Over COVID-19 Risks

WGBH (Boston) reported on a suit filed by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic on behalf of ICE detainees that claims that the detainees are being exposed to the coronavirus with no health protections.

Friday, March 27, 2020

WIRAC Suit Seeks Release of ICE Detainees Due to Coronavirus Threat

The Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School has filed a class action in federal court for emergency release by individuals in civil immigration detention at imminent risk of COVID-19 infection due to life-threatening conditions in the Bristol County (MA) House of Corrections.

Friday, March 27, 2020

WIRAC Suit Letter Asks SCOTUS to Consider Impact of Pandemic on DACA Termination

The Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School filed a letter with the Supreme Court on March 27, 2020 in Wolf v. Batalla Vidal, its case challenging the 2017 termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.

Friday, March 27, 2020

‘Dreamers’ Tell Supreme Court Ending DACA During Pandemic Would Be ‘Catastrophic’

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization Muneer Ahmad and YLS student Ramis Wadood ’21 are quoted in the New York Times about a letter filed by the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic informing the Supreme Court of how the COVID-19 pandemic bears on its case challenging the 2017 termination of the DACA policy.

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Announcing the 2020–2021 Liman Law Fellows

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law announced the selection of incoming Fellows for 2020–2021 and extensions for three current Fellows.