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

Friday, June 23, 2017


In The Press

Op-Ed Response: In ‘the Most Important Lawsuit on the Planet,’ Who Exactly Should the Ninth Circuit Rein In?—A Commentary by Douglas A. Kysar

The Recorder

Douglas Kysar is the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 02, 2017


In The Press

Trump’s So-Called Withdrawal from Paris: Far From Over—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh, et al.

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Dena Adler, Joanna Dafoe, Peter Posada, Conor Dwyer Reynolds, and Eugene Rusyn are Yale Law School Class of 2017.

Friday, June 02, 2017


In The Press

After 17 Years, EPA Settles Racial Discrimination Case Against TCEQ

Texas Observer

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted, and the Environmental Justice clinic mentioned in a story about a settlement between the Texas state environmental regulator and the EPA over an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Thursday, May 25, 2017


Thursday, May 18, 2017


News

Katrina Fischer Kuh ’02 to Join Pace University Faculty

Pace University’s Elisabeth Haub School of Law announces that Katrina Fischer Kuh '02 will join the Law School’s faculty as the first Haub Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law.

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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Friday, June 23, 2017


In The Press

Op-Ed Response: In ‘the Most Important Lawsuit on the Planet,’ Who Exactly Should the Ninth Circuit Rein In?—A Commentary by Douglas A. Kysar

The Recorder

Douglas Kysar is the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 23, 2017


In The Press

Cheryl Gilmore: The children lead on climate

The Signal (Santa Clarita Valley)

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted in an article about the lawsuit Juliana v United States.

Sunday, June 11, 2017


In The Press

Trump administration takes a 'drastic' step to stop youth climate lawsuit

Mashable.com

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is quoted in an article about efforts by President Trump to quash a climate change lawsuit brought by 21 young people.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017


In The Press

Why the Paris Agreement works—A Commentary by Todd Stern

Brookings

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

Friday, June 2, 2017


In The Press

Trump’s So-Called Withdrawal from Paris: Far From Over—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh, et al.

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Dena Adler, Joanna Dafoe, Peter Posada, Conor Dwyer Reynolds, and Eugene Rusyn are Yale Law School Class of 2017.

Friday, June 2, 2017


In The Press

After 17 Years, EPA Settles Racial Discrimination Case Against TCEQ

Texas Observer

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted, and the Environmental Justice clinic mentioned in a story about a settlement between the Texas state environmental regulator and the EPA over an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery.

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.

If I had to identify the two things which taken in combination make Yale Law School such a special place, it would have to be the school’s longstanding commitment to intellectualism, and its equally long-lived and deep-seated commitment to public service.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean