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.

Monday, November 7, 2022


A Foundation of Service

Yale Law School spoke to six 1L student veterans to learn about their military service, their paths to Yale Law School, and what they hope to accomplish while they are here.

Friday, November 4, 2022


MFIA Fights Texas Law that Limits Free Expression Online

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is asking the Supreme Court to strike down a Texas law that punishes the repeated sending of electronic communications with the intent to harass or alarm— a law the clinic argues is overbroad.

Thursday, November 3, 2022


Military Justice Reform Advocates Sue for Service Member Prosecution Records

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School represents Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center in a new lawsuit in federal court in Connecticut.

Thursday, November 3, 2022


Inaugural Law School Scholarship Covers Full Tuition for 51 Students

A look at the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which provides full-tuition scholarships for students who come from economically disadvantaged families.

Monday, October 31, 2022


Conference Hosts Conversations on Threats to Transparency and the Media

The Access and Accountability Conference (AAC) returned for its sixth edition this year and gathered legal scholars, practitioners and journalists to discuss protecting newsgatherers, promoting transparency, and enabling government accountability

Thursday, October 6, 2022


Clinic Helps Cadet Reach Settlement with Coast Guard Academy Over Policy Banning Parents

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic and partners have reached a settlement with the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on behalf of a former cadet challenging the academy’s policy of banning cadets from being parents. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


New ISP White Paper Collection Discusses a Healthy Digital Public Sphere

The Information Society Project has launched the second collection of essays in its Digital Public Sphere series. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2022


SFALP, the Opioid Epidemic, and Public Impact

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Clinic run by Dean Heather K. Gerken has been at the forefront of one of the largest complex litigations in the nation.

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