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.

Monday, January 7, 2019

A Jewel in the Law School’s Crown

The Yale Law Report looked back at the last 20 years of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

Monday, December 24, 2018

Court advances lawsuit from PTSD-affected Army veterans with ‘bad paper’ discharges

The Military Times reports that a nationwide class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan Army veterans seeking to have their discharges upgraded has been certified by a federal court in Connecticut. The veterans are represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Federal Court Approves Nationwide Class Action by Army Veterans with PTSD

A federal judge has certified a nationwide class-action lawsuit seeking relief for over 50,000 Iraq and Afghanistan Army veterans who developed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury (TBI), or other mental health conditions in service.

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

MFIA Clinic Seeks Records in Pentagon Papers Case

Acting on behalf of Harvard historian and author Jill Lepore, the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School has petitioned the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts to unseal the records of two 1971 Boston grand juries convened to investigate the leak and publication of the Pentagon Papers.

Friday, December 14, 2018

SFALP Members Publish Essay on The Reach of Local Power in the Yale Law Journal Forum

Two SFALP members have teamed up to defend localities’ power to bring broad-based consumer protection suits

Friday, December 7, 2018

Huawei Arrest Raises Thorny Questions of Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy—A Commenatry by Robert D. Williams and Preston Lim ’21

Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Preston Lim is a member of the Yale Law School Class of 2021.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit Against CIA

Acting for two investigative journalists, the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic has sued the Central Intelligence Agency for silencing the top FBI interrogator of Guantanamo detainee Abu Zubaydah. The lawsuit alleges a CIA effort to mislead the American public about the effectiveness of torture.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Clinic Students Testify to Protect Access to New Haven Reproductive Health Care

On November 28, 2018, three Law School students from the Reproductive Rights and Justice Project (RRJP) clinic testified at a hearing about the dangers to reproductive health care access posed by a proposal by Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH).

Thursday, November 29, 2018

State wants details of Yale clinic deal

Ahmad Maaz ’20 is quoted, and Sarah June Bever-Chritton ’20 and Rachel Kogan’19 mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about a proposed collaboration between Yale New Haven Hospital and two local federally qualified health clinics.

Monday, November 26, 2018

Clinic plan could jeoparduze abortion access—A Commentary by Rachel Kogan ’19

Yale Law School student Rachel Kogan ’19 has an op/ed in the Hartford Courant.