[Left to right: Alaa Chaker '20; faculty supervisor Diana Blank '13; Esther Araya '20; Hannah Hussey '20; and Laura Savarese '19]
Photo Credit: Ross Miller
Thursday, October 11, 2018
Students from the Immigrant Rights Clinic marked one year since their client entered sanctuary in Meriden to avoid deportation.
Thursday, October 4, 2018
The Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) announced a new law extending a broad range of state and municipal benefits to previously ineligible veterans.
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy kicked off the academic year on September 6 with an event on gun reform and student activism featuring students from March For Our Lives.
(Pictured left to right —Alex Mahler-Haug '19, Nikita Lalwani '20, Ned Levin '20, and Ellis Liang '19)
Friday, September 7, 2018
The fellows will be working with former Secretary of State John Kerry on leading-edge research and high-profile publications for a global audience as part of Yale University’s Kerry Initiative.
Friday, August 31, 2018
This week, the federal government granted temporary legal immigration status to two children who had been forcibly taken from their parents under the Trump Administration’s family separation policy.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 announced on August 29, 2018, the introduction of the Palomares Veterans Act of 2018, a bill to ensure that U.S. veterans exposed to plutonium in the 1966 Palomares disaster finally receive Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability benefits.
Friday, August 24, 2018
In a decision Chief Judge Robert Davis described as “seismic,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, acting en banc, yesterday issued an opinion unanimously holding that veterans may bring class actions against the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Monday, August 20, 2018
Dean Heather Gerken welcomed the Class of 2021 during convocation ceremonies on August 20, 2018. Of the 204 members of the Class of 2021, 46 percent are students of color, 27 percent are first generation professionals, and nine percent are the first in their family to go to college.
Thursday, August 2, 2018
In a significant victory for Yale Law clinic students and the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a district court ruling invalidating the Trump administration’s efforts to defund sanctuary cities.
Monday, July 23, 2018
When students and faculty from WIRAC realized two children had been separated from their parents at the southern border and shipped thousands of miles away to Connecticut, they immediately jumped into action.