This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students – honors, awards, student events, media mentions, op-ed pieces published, 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.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Clinic Students Advocate for Affordable Housing in D.C.

On April 4, 2017, students from the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for S.548, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


MFIA Wins Important Victory in Data Access Case

The MFIA Clinic at Yale Law School secured an important victory when the New York Supreme Court granted a petition seeking access to data about the telecommunications conduit infrastructure beneath the streets of New York City.

Monday, May 22, 2017


YLS 2017 Commencement—Students Implored to Bring Justice to Those in Need—PHOTOS, VIDEO, SPEECHES

More than 200 graduates of Yale Law School participated in commencement ceremonies on Monday afternoon at the William K. Lanman Center at Payne Whitney Gymnasium

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Student Wins Prize at Yale Innovation Summit

Sandra Lynne Fryhofer ’19, a JD-MBA Candidate at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, was the recipient of a second place prize for the tech pitch contest during the Yale Innovation Summit.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Environmental Protection Clinic Assesses Regional Electricity Market in the Western U.S.

A new report released by the Environmental Protection Clinic (EPC) assesses the clean energy policy benefits and legal risks of creating a regional wholesale electricity market in the Western United States.

Thursday, April 27, 2017


MFIA Clinic Proposes Changes to Sealing Rules

Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic at Yale Law School issued a report summarizing the results of its six-month investigation into the public availability of search warrant and electronic surveillance records in Connecticut’s federal courts.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


SFALP Case on Sanctuary Cities Wins Major Victory in Court

A federal judge in California temporarily blocked the Trump administration from denying funding to sanctuary cities, a victory for Yale Law clinic students who aided the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office in filing the case.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


Appellate Court Rules Veterans Can Pursue Class Actions Over VA Delays

On April 26, 2017, the Federal Circuit ruled that veterans seeking to challenge delays at the VA may aggregate their claims and file a class action.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017


MFIA Clinic, ACLU Sue LAPD Over Access to Public Documents

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California and Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic filed a lawsuit on April 25, 2017 against the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) alleging flagrant violations of the California Public Records Act (CPRA).

Monday, April 24, 2017


2017–2018 Liman Fellows Announced

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law announced the selection of nine new Fellows for 2017–2018 and the provision of extensions to four current Fellows.

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