How We Are Involved


Environmental Law

Outstanding faculty and visiting faculty, new curricular offerings, a strong partnership with Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES), and an active environmental law clinic are just some of the elements of Yale Law School’s expanded program in environmental law and policy.

Program on Law and the Environment

Faculty

Courses

Centers & Programs

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy draws upon resources throughout the University to introduce students to environmental law challenges. The Center runs the Environmental Protection Clinic, where law students address environmental law problems. The Center also sponsors an Environmental Law and Policy Lecture Series, which provides a forum for visiting scholars, politicians, and environmental professionals.

Center for Environmental Law and Policy

Environmental Protection Clinic

Yale Environmental Law Association

Upcoming events

Joint Degrees

Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies offer students the opportunity to jointly pursue a JD at Yale Law School and a master degree in environmental management (MEM) at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Joint Degrees

School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Thursday, April 06, 2017


News

William Malley ’92 Receives Burton Award for Distinguished Writing

William G. Malley ’92 and colleagues Laura Godfrey Zagar and Stephanie M. Regenold have been selected by the Burton Awards as recipients of the 2017 Law360 Distinguished Writing Award.

Friday, March 03, 2017


Wednesday, February 15, 2017


In The Press

Esty’s Reflections on “A Conservative Case for Climate Action”

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Daniel Esty ’86 reacts to an op-ed in the New York Times.

Thursday, April 6, 2017


News

William Malley ’92 Receives Burton Award for Distinguished Writing

William G. Malley ’92 and colleagues Laura Godfrey Zagar and Stephanie M. Regenold have been selected by the Burton Awards as recipients of the 2017 Law360 Distinguished Writing Award.

Thursday, March 9, 2017


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Friday, March 3, 2017


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Thursday, July 7, 2016


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Friday, October 2, 2015


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Wednesday, July 1, 2015


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Monday, March 13, 2017


In The Press

Groups Tell Court EPA Failed To Fulfill Civil Rights Obligations

Law360

Visiting Clincal Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article about a case filed by the Environmental Justice Clinic and Earthjustice against the EPA.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


In The Press

Esty’s Reflections on “A Conservative Case for Climate Action”

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Daniel Esty ’86 reacts to an op-ed in the New York Times.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


In The Press

President Trump Establishes Regulatory Budgets by Executive Order—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott

Inside Energy and Environment

E. Donald Elliott is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


In The Press

The deal of the century on climate—A Commentary by Todd Stern

The Washington Post

Todd Stern is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


In The Press

Environmental Justice for Residents in Michigan, New Mexico and North Carolina

EHS Today

Visiting Clincal Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article about findings by the EPA’s External Civil Rights Compliance Office that state environmental agencies in Michigan, New Mexico and North Carolina failed to adequately protect the civil rights of residents.

Monday, January 23, 2017


In The Press

EPA works to remake troubled Office of Civil Rights

The Center for Public Integrity

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article on efforts by the EPA to improve its Office of Civil Rights.

Student Profile Videos


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Lynsey Gaudioso

A student perspective on environmental law, the joint degree program with the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, and clinics.

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