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.

Saturday, March 30, 2013


YLS Students awarded honors in international commercial arbitration moot

Students representing Yale Law School have recently returned from Vienna after competing in the twentieth annual Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot.

Monday, February 18, 2013


Commencement Exercises Scheduled For May 20, 2013, at the William K. Lanman Center

Yale Law School’s 2013 Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 20, 2013.

Friday, December 14, 2012


Danielle Lang ’12, Sofia Nelson ’13, Trudy Rebert ’13 Awarded Skadden Public Interest Fellowships

Yale Law School students Sofia Nelson ’13 and Trudy Rebert ’13 and alum Danielle Lang ’12 have been named 2013 Skadden Public Interest Fellows.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012


YLS Students Perform in Field Fund Recital

On a winter's night in December, Yale Law students warmed the halls of the Sterling Law Building with their musical performances in the Joseph M. Field Fund winter recital.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Bridget Fahey ’14 and James Dawson ’14 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals Considering Federal Preemption Law and Voting Rights

Bridget Fahey ’14 and James Dawson ’14 have won the top prize in the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize Finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals.

Thursday, November 8, 2012


Moot Court Finals Dec. 3 Will Consider Federal Preemption Law and Voting Rights

The relationship between federal preemption law and voting rights will be considered at the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals on Dec. 3, 2012.

Thursday, October 25, 2012


Yale Law Students Receive Switzer Environmental Fellowships

Yale Law students Stephanie Safdi '13 and Reed Schuler '13 have been selected to receive the Switzer Environmental Fellowship.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012


Lewis Bollard ’13 Wins Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Prize for Essay on Ag-Gag Laws

Lewis Bollard ’13 has won the 2012 Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Contest for his essay on “Ag-Gag” laws.

Thursday, May 3, 2012


Before Donation, YLS Student Eric Parrie ’13 Writes ‘Goodbye’ Letters to His Kidney

ABC News tells the inspirational story of 2L Eric Parrie, who wrote goodbye letters to his kidney before donating it to a young mother he’d never met.

Friday, April 27, 2012


YLS Students Perform in Field Fund Spring Recital

On the evening of March 28, a group of musically-talented law students transformed the Yale Law School Dining Hall into a concert hall. Chamber groups and solo performers played a repertoire stretching from Bach and Mozart to Rachmaninoff and Ravel.

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