This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students – honors, awards, student events, media mentions, op-ed pieces published, 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, July 28, 2017


WIRAC Students Assist Woman Facing Deportation From the U.S.

A Norwalk mother of four who sought sanctuary in a New Haven church to avoid deportation was granted an emergency stay this week thanks to the swift action of the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 28, 2017


Is Amazon getting too big?

Professor of Law David Singh Grewal ’02 is quoted in an article about antitrust laws. The article also features scholarly research by Lina Khan ’17.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


U.S. Army Veteran Returns Home After YLS Clinics Secure Settlement

After battling in court for years, a deported U.S. Army veteran represented by two Yale Law School clinics was reunited with his family in Connecticut this month.

Friday, July 21, 2017


Aisha Saad ’18 Selected as a 2017 Switzer Environmental Fellow

Aisha Saad ’18 is one of twenty environmental scholars chosen as 2017 recipients of the Switzer Environmental Fellowship, a program of the Robert and Patricia Switzer Foundation.

Friday, July 21, 2017


Connecticut Delegation Visits Immigrant Mother Taking Sanctuary In New Haven Church

Thomas Scott-Railton ’18, a student with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in a story about a person who has been given sanctuary in a New Haven church after being ordered to leave the country by ICE.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files Additional Brief Before SCOTUS in Travel Ban Case

On July 18, 2017, Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic filed its sixth brief — and second at the U.S. Supreme Court — regarding the legality of the Administration’s travel ban.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017


Global Legal Challenges Center Submits Amicus Brief to SCOTUS

On June 27, 2017, Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 submitted an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Center for Global Legal Challenges in the Supreme Court case of Joseph Jesner, et. al., v. Arab Bank, PLC.

Thursday, July 6, 2017


MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit in Five Eyes Alliance Case

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic and Privacy International have filed a lawsuit seeking access to the text of a 1946 intelligence-sharing agreement under the Freedom of Information Act.

Friday, June 30, 2017


SFALP Wins Major Victory for Reproductive Justice

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) has helped secure a major victory for reproductive justice.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017


YLS Announces 47 Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2017-2018

Yale Law School is proud to congratulate the 47 students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2017-2018.

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