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.

Thursday, June 15, 2017


Finding a Cure Through Law

With one of the most diverse Medical-Legal Partnerships programs in the country, lawyers, doctors, and Yale Law students are working to identify the social determinants of health.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


Federal Court Cites Rule of Law Clinic Brief in Travel Ban Decision

Federal Court cites amicus brief from 42 National Security Officials written by Yale Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic in a ruling against the President’s revised executive order limiting travel from six predominantly Muslim countries.

Thursday, June 8, 2017


Lowenstein Clinic Hails Passage of Law in Fight Against Solitary Confinement in CT

A new law will bring Connecticut’s use of solitary confinement out of the shadows.

Friday, June 2, 2017


SFALP Students Instrumental in Gun Safety Settlement

Students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Clinic (SFALP) at Yale Law School were instrumental in a recent case that ended with five online gun equipment suppliers agreeing to stop selling and advertising large-capacity firearm magazines to customers in California.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


EJ Clinic Advocates for Community in EPA Case

The Environmental Justice (EJ) Clinic at Yale Law School is representing community residents involved in a longstanding race discrimination complaint filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that stems from the expansion of a Texas refinery near a largely African American community.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Clinic Students Advocate for Affordable Housing in D.C.

On April 4, 2017, students from the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development (CED) traveled to Washington, D.C., to advocate for S.548, the Affordable Housing Credit Improvement Act of 2017.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


MFIA Wins Important Victory in Data Access Case

The MFIA Clinic at Yale Law School secured an important victory when the New York Supreme Court granted a petition seeking access to data about the telecommunications conduit infrastructure beneath the streets of New York City.

Monday, May 22, 2017


YLS 2017 Commencement—Students Implored to Bring Justice to Those in Need—PHOTOS, VIDEO, SPEECHES

More than 200 graduates of Yale Law School participated in commencement ceremonies on Monday afternoon at the William K. Lanman Center at Payne Whitney Gymnasium

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Student Wins Prize at Yale Innovation Summit

Sandra Lynne Fryhofer ’19, a JD-MBA Candidate at Yale Law School and Yale School of Management, was the recipient of a second place prize for the tech pitch contest during the Yale Innovation Summit.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Environmental Protection Clinic Assesses Regional Electricity Market in the Western U.S.

A new report released by the Environmental Protection Clinic (EPC) assesses the clean energy policy benefits and legal risks of creating a regional wholesale electricity market in the Western United States.

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