This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students –  including clinic cases, honors, awards, student events, media mentions, books published, fellowships received, and community service.  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. Student prizes are awarded annually.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Ben Johnson '10 and Alexander Schwab '11 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals were held Monday, December 7, at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

YLS student Nabiha Syed ’10 Named Marshall Scholar

Yale Law School student Nabiha Syed ’10 has been named a Marshall Scholar for 2010.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

A Conversation with White House Counsel Greg Craig ’72—December 1

The American Constitution Society and Yale Law Democrats will sponsor “A Conversation with Greg Craig ’72” on December 1, 2009.

Monday, November 23, 2009

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals December 7

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held December 7 in the Yale Law School Auditorium.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Yale Law Journal Online Launches at D.C. Conference

The Yale Law Journal has launched a new electronic companion, The Yale Law Journal Online.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Dean Post Welcomes 198th Class of New Students to YLS

In his convocation address on Wednesday, August 26, Dean Robert C. Post ’77 welcomed the 198th class of new students to Yale Law School, a place, he said, that is special because it is designed to bring out the unique and generative vision of each of its students. He urged the students to consider what success means to each of them.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

YLW Faculty Teaching Award and Staff Award Luncheon

YLW will honor Faculty Teaching Award winner Heather Gerken and Staff Award winner Sharon Brooks at a luncheon at 12:30 PM in Faculty Lounge.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Law School Day with Students from Warren Harding High School

On Monday, April 20th, YLW, BLSA and LLSA have organized a
"law school" day for the 32 students that make up the Teen Justice
Board at Warren Harding
High School in Bridgeport,

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals May 4

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals scheduled for May 4, 2009 will consider the case, Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Three Yale Law School Students Named Soros Fellows

Yale Law School students Carel Alé ’11, Andres Idarraga ’11, and Alexandru Iftimie ’11 have been named Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellows for 2009.