Tuesday, July 16, 2019
On July 12, 2019, a U.S. District Court in Connecticut ordered the government to disclose key documents related to bias in the military justice system, in a lawsuit brought by Protect our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center. The plaintiffs are represented by the Veterans Legal Service Clinic at Yale Law School.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
A federal appeals court agreed with the Ethics Bureau at Yale that the military judge in the USS Cole bombing case acted improperly, ruling that years of proceedings under that judge must be thrown out.
Tuesday, July 9, 2019
The Yale Law School Housing Clinic is mentioned in an article about a project to help former residents of two subsidized apartment complexes in Hartford find decent housing. The clinic will provide pro bono services for the program.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Students get a deeply personal and powerful look at the criminal justice system by learning side-by-side with classmates inside a prison
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School announced the settlement of one of the first cases in the nation to seek damages against the Department of Homeland Security for their practice of family detention.
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73, attorney Diana Blank ’13 and Immigrant Rights Clinic client Sujitno Sajuti spoke at a press conference on May 31, 2019. Photo courtesy Martyna Starosta.
Monday, June 3, 2019
Sujitno Sajuti, a client of the Immigrant Rights Clinic, departed the Unitarian Universalist Church in Meriden, Connecticut on May 31, 2019, ending 19 months in sanctuary for the 70-year-old immigrant.
Friday, May 31, 2019
A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction against enforcement of the Trump administration’s regulations restricting contraceptive services under the federal Title X program, ruling on a suit brought by the city of Baltimore with assistance from the Yale Law School’s Reproductive Rights and Justice Project.
Monday, May 20, 2019
On May 20, 2019, Yale Law School celebrated 240 degree candidates at Commencement.
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Yale Law School’s Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic filed an allegation letter to the United Nations documenting the use of solitary confinement and other abusive practices by the Connecticut Department of Correction, arguing that such practices constitute torture under international law.