This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students –  including clinic cases, honors, awards, student events, media mentions, books published, fellowships received, and community service.  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. Student prizes are awarded annually.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Yale Law School Expands Full-Tuition Scholarships for Students

Yale Law School announced today that it will expand its groundbreaking Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, ensuring that more students with significant financial need will be able to attend the law school tuition-free.

Thursday, February 2, 2023

MFIA Challenges West Point and Its Sports Association for Flouting Transparency Laws

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) is suing West Point and the nonprofit entity that runs its athletics programs on behalf of a sports journalist for failing to disclose records about lucrative contracts and licensing agreements under the Freedom of Information Act.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Force Multiplier

Collaborations between faculty and students on academic papers enhance the process — and the scholarship.

Friday, January 20, 2023

Live Litigation and Out-of-Court Resolutions: Yale Law Interns Experience Both in Records Dispute With HUD

Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic worked inside and outside of the courtroom recently to resolve a public records dispute.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Foundations of American Legal Thought Lecture Series Returns 

The series exposes students and the broader community to the central ideas of American legal theory.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

LEAP Invites Applications for 2023 Student Grant Program

The Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School is inviting applications for its grant program, which supports Yale student-led research and creative projects on the urgent threats facing non-human animals.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Professor Schultz Begins Next Chapter in Project to Preserve Stories of Civil Rights Trailblazers

A project documenting the early years of a pioneering group of U.S. Department of Justice lawyers continues with a course this spring.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Evolving Education: Three Recently Launched Law School Legal Tech Programs

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Femi Cadmus discusses the course she teaches on law and technology.