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.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019


An HIV treatment cost taxpayers millions. The government patented it. But a pharma giant is making billions.

Christopher J. Morten, a fellow at the Global Health Justice Partnership, is quoted in an article about a drug manufacturer profiting from an HIV prevention treatment paid for and patented by the government. 

Monday, March 25, 2019


Bill Flows from Criminal Justice Clinic’s Work on Parole Revocation Reform

On March 22, 2019, the Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic (CJC) submitted testimony to the Connecticut General Assembly in support of Senate Bill 880, “An Act Increasing Fairness and Transparency in the Criminal Justice System.” CJC’s testimony supports the bill’s parole revocation provisions, which establish data collection and reporting

Friday, March 22, 2019


San Francisco Cracks Down On E-Cigarette Sales with SFALP’s Help

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) are helping San Francisco respond to the rapid growth in e-cigarette use.

Friday, March 22, 2019


SFALP Helps San Francisco File Climate Change Appeal in Ninth Circuit

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) have helped the City of San Francisco file an appeal in a landmark climate change suit.

Thursday, March 21, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Files Amicus Brief on Climate Change

The Rule of Law Clinic filed an amicus brief on March 20, 2019 on behalf of former U.S. diplomats and government officials in City of Oakland v. BP p.l.c., a case currently pending before the Ninth Circuit.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Federal Court Rules that Alabama Must Release Records of Execution Procedures

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic won an appeals court victory forcing the state of Alabama to disclose their lethal injection protocol.

Monday, March 18, 2019


Linkaging between Latin America and YLS

Students from Yale Law School and from partner schools in Argentina, Chile, and Brazil recently visited each others' countries through Latin American Linkages, a long-running annual exchange program.

Friday, March 15, 2019


Students Delve Into International Law at Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program

Five students and a faculty member attended the Salzburg Cutler Fellows Program on international law in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


MFIA Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic recently filed an amicus brief opposing partisan gerrymandering on the grounds that it violates the First Amendment.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


National emergency funding of border wall is unconstitutional — A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80 and Kiel Brennan Marquez ’11

Paul Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and Kiel Brennan Marquez is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2011.

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