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.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Facebook Released Its Content Moderation Rules. Now What?—A Commentary by Kate Klonick

Kate Klonick is a Ph.D. in Law candidate and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale.

Friday, April 20, 2018


CED Clinic Advocates for Worker Cooperatives

Students at Yale Law School’s Community and Economic Development Clinic worked with the EDC to research, draft, and advocate for a bill that would allow nonprofits to become members of worker cooperatives.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


Rule of Law Clinic Releases “Reader’s Guide” for the 25th Amendment

The ROLC clinic report identifies a series of immediate congressional actions that would strengthen the constitutional process and avoid Executive Branch chaos if Section 4 of the 25th Amendment is triggered.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution: A Reader’s Guide—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh, Phil Spector ’00, Matthew Blumenthal ’15, Sameer Jaywant ’18, Chris Looney ’19, Richard Medina ’18, and Nathaniel Zelinsky ’18

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law, Phil Spector ’00 is a Visiting Lecturer in Law, Matthew Blumenthal ’15 is a fellow, and Sameer Jaywant ’18, Chris Looney ’19, Richard Medina ’18, and Nathaniel Zelinksy ’18 are students at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Yale Law Students Receive 2018 Soros Fellowships

Four Yale Law students have received the 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States.

Monday, April 16, 2018


2018 Commencement Scheduled on May 21

Yale Law School’s 2018 Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 21.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic Files Brief in Voting Rights Case

On April 4, 2018, students from the Yale Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Common Cause and the Voting Rights Institute.

Monday, April 9, 2018


2018-2019 Liman Fellows Announced

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law announced the selection of ten Fellows for 2018-2019.

Friday, April 6, 2018


Dwayne Betts ’16 Receives 2018 Guggenheim Fellowship in Poetry

Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, who is a PhD in Law candidate at Yale Law School, has been named a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow in poetry.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


San Francisco Files Student-Generated Civil Rights Case

A lawsuit filed by the San Francisco City Attorney's Office was sparked by an idea from Yale Law student and SFALP member Alisa Tiwari ’20.

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