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.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

A.J. Hudson ’23 Awarded Switzer Environmental Fellowship

A.J. Hudson ’23 has received a Switzer Environmental Fellowship, which awards emerging environmental leaders studying at universities in New England and California with funding and support for their graduate studies and career development. Hudson graduated from the Yale School of the Environment in 2019.

Monday, September 13, 2021

Veterans Clinic Sues Air Force in Proposed Nationwide Class Action

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents plaintiffs in a new federal class action filed on behalf of thousands of Air Force veterans who were separated less than Honorably from the military.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Three from Yale Law School Chosen for FASPE Ethics Fellowship

Three current and former students from Yale Law School are among the 16 law students and graduates chosen for the 2021 Law program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

YLS Liman Center Members Testify on Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania

The Yale Daily News reported on testimony given by Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik before the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee on the use of solitary confinement. Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll is quoted, and Liman Center clinical fellow Skylar Albertson ’18, Sarita Benesch ’23, and Wynne Graham ’22 are mentioned.

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Road to Redemption

Clyde Meikle dedicated himself while incarcerated to self-improvement, rehabilitation, and service. With the help of Law School students in the Peter Gruber Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic, Meikle was resentenced to 28 years in January 2021 and was released from prison in May.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Do Not Abandon the Afghans — A Commentary by Sam Ayres ’22

Sam Ayres is a member of the Class of 2022 at Yale Law School. He served in the U.S. Army as an enlisted infantryman from 2014 to 2019.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

YLS Welcomes an Accomplished and Diverse Group of Students

Dean Heather Gerken welcomed the newest class of students to Yale Law School in a convocation address on August 17, 2021.

Monday, July 26, 2021

Home Is Here

Yale Law School faculty, alumni, and students look back at a tumultuous four years fighting for a more just immigration system.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Experts Release Report on Human Migration Due to Climate Change

Immigration and human rights experts from Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, and the University Network for Human Rights have published a report on how climate change will effect the people of Central America.