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.

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,
CT. 

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.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008


Michael Murray ’09 and Lindsay Eyler ’09 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals were held Thursday, December 11, at Yale Law School.

Saturday, November 1, 2008


Genomics Confounds Gene Classification—An article by Michael Seringhaus ’10 and Mark Gerstein

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, June 4, 2008


Yale JREG Announces Walton H. Hamilton Prize

The Yale Journal on Regulation has announced The Walton H. Hamilton Prize for Outstanding Scholarship, which will go to the article in each volume judged most likely to have a significant impact on the study and understanding of regulatory policy.

Monday, May 19, 2008


ISP Announces Kaltura Prize in A2K3 Writing Competition

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School and the International Journal of Communications Law and Policy have announced their fifth interdisciplinary writing competition in conjunction with the third Access to Knowledge (A2K3) Conference taking place September 8-10 in Geneva, Switzerland, will feature an award sponsored by Kaltura.

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