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.

Friday, March 8, 2019


Connecticut reopens debate over its role in deportations

Iva Velickovic ’19, a student with the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in an article about Connecticut’s policies on cooperation with ICE.

Friday, March 8, 2019


MFIA Clinic Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of 17 Major Media Organizations

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief in the case Anonymous v. Anonymous on behalf of a coalition of 17 major media organizations.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019


Ethics Bureau Celebrates SCOTUS Win

The Ethics Bureau at Yale Law School celebrated a win at the Supreme Court on February 27, 2019 in Garza v. Idaho, for which the Clinic wrote amicus briefs at the cert stage and the merits stage.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Students Advocate for Voting Rights in CT Legislature

Yale Law School students in the Rule of Law Clinic filed written testimony on February 22, 2019 with the Connecticut General Assembly, urging the legislature to expand voting rights for formerly incarcerated people.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019


Lowenstein Clinic Defends Victims of Human Rights Abuses in War on Terror

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School is representing three men who have endured an extended period of arbitrary detention in Afghanistan.

Monday, February 25, 2019


National Security Officials Issue Declaration Disputing National Emergency

Working with the Rule of Law Clinic, a bipartisan group of national security officials filed a declaration challenging the President's proclamation of a national emergency at the southern border.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


SFALP Clinic Helps Secure $3.65M Settlement in Hertz Consumer Protection Case

Yale Law clinic students scored a major victory this week when the San Francisco City Attorney announced a $3.65 million settlement with Hertz Corporation.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic and NAACP Win Prison Gerrymandering Victory

The Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic, representing the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the NAACP Connecticut State Conference and individual NAACP members, won a key ruling on February 19, 2019 that allows a federal lawsuit challenging Connecticut’s discriminatory practice known as “prison gerrymandering” to proceed.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019


Martinez ’19 and Lee ’19 Win at ABA First Amendment & Media Law Moot Court Competition

Catherine Martinez ’19 and Diana Lee ’19 participated in the Eleventh Annual First Amendment and Media Law Moot Court Competition, held by the ABA Forum on Communications Law in Miami, Florida.

Monday, February 4, 2019


Major Step Forward in Class Action for Veterans Exposed to Radiation

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic won a 6-3 ruling in a class action lawsuit affecting thousands of veterans impacted by a 1966 clean-up operation in Palomares, Spain.

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