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.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022


Two Students Chosen for FASPE Ethics Fellowship

Kristin Angelle Sharman ’22 has received a 2022 law fellowship from the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).

Wednesday, April 27, 2022


It Is Time to Repeal Connecticut’s Incarceration Lien —A Commentary by Jenny Carroll, Mila Reed Guevara ’23, and Ryanne Bamieh ’23

Jenny Carroll is the Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Mila Reed Guevara and Ryanne Bamieh are members of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Sunday, April 24, 2022


Expand NATO to Hawaii

Arshan Barzani is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2024.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022


Lowenstein Clinic and CRR Submit Brief on Sexual Violence to Inter-American Court

The Lowenstein Clinic and the Center for Reproductive Rights submitted the amicus brief to the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in a case alleging that Bolivia had failed to prevent, investigate, or punish someone for who had repeatedly raped a child.

Wednesday, April 13, 2022


Two Students Receive 2022 Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Two Yale Law School students are recipients of the 2022 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

Tuesday, April 5, 2022


Liman Center Announces 2022–2023 Fellows

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law will welcome 10 new fellows for 2022–2023 and extend the fellowships of four current fellows.

Friday, April 1, 2022


Texas Drone Photography Ban Unconstitutional, Court Rules

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped to bring a case that overturned the Texas ban on using drones for newsgathering.

Thursday, March 31, 2022


MFIA Secures the Right of Journalists in Texas to Use Drones

In a win for the Media Freedom & Information Access clinic, a federal court in Austin struck said a law restricting the use of drones to capture images violated the First Amendment rights of journalists.

Thursday, March 17, 2022


CJAC Students Testify Against Rollbacks of Juvenile Justice

Students from the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic submitted written testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly’s Judiciary Committee arguing against rolling back juvenile justice reforms.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022


MFIA Succeeds in Lifting Speech Restrictions on Yale Medical Expert

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) at Yale Law School negotiated a settlement that frees a Yale cardiologist to make information about a defective medical device public.

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