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, May 10, 2019


Federal Court Refuses to Delay Prison Gerrymandering Suit

The Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic, representing the NAACP and others, won an important ruling that opens a path to a possible trial challenging the State of Connecticut’s practice known as prison gerrymandering.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Two Law School Students Named Associate World Fellows

Nikita Lalwani ’20 and Geng Ngarmboonanant ’21 have been named Associate World Fellows for 2019 by the Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program at Yale University.

Friday, May 3, 2019


SFALP Students Help San Francisco Challenge New HHS Rule

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) have helped the San Francisco City Attorney sue the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Friday, April 26, 2019


Stacey Abrams ’99 Receives Yale Law Women Alumni Achievement Award

Yale Law Women (YLW) presented its Alumni Achievement Award to Stacey Abrams ’99 on April 17, 2019.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019


Yale Team Reaches Semifinals of Jessup Moot Court

A team of students from Yale Law School reached the semifinals of the International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C., the world’s largest moot court competition.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019


WIRAC Helps Write State’s First Guidelines on Pregnant Workers’ Rights

The state of Connecticut issued its first guidelines clarifying the rights of pregnant workers and the obligations of their employers in a paper that students from the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School helped research and draft.

Friday, April 12, 2019


Yale Law’s Marshall-Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project Goes to Nationals

New Haven high school students coached by Yale law students competed at the National Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition at American University’s Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, April 11, 2019


Two Students Receive 2019 Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Maria Camila Bustos ’21 and Alexander Zhang J.D./Ph.D. have been awarded 2019 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States.

Thursday, April 11, 2019


Pompeo Flounders on Why Annexation is Good for the Golan but not for Crimea

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International LawOona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in an article about Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan.

Tuesday, April 9, 2019


Ellis Liang ’19 Chosen for FASPE Ethics Fellowship

Ellis Liang ’19 is one of 14 law students and early-career attorneys chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland this spring. The program uses the conduct of lawyers and judges in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on ethics in the legal profession today.

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