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International Law

The Law School’s longstanding international tradition occupies a central place in its intellectual life. The devotion of its faculty and students to myriad international projects has made Yale a first-class global law school. There are also numerous opportunities for post-graduate and summer fellowships in all corners of the globe.

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YLS-Funded International Research Travel Policy

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Centers & Workshops at the Law School and Yale University

The strength of the Law School’s internationally-focused and specialized centers and programs is matched by the wealth of opportunities available to law students who wish to pursue international activities and research through other Yale University institutions.

Centers & Workshops

International Programs at Yale

Student Organizations & Initiatives

A key strength of Yale Law School is the strong support it offers for student initiatives. And there are numerous opportunities for post-graduate and summer fellowships in all corners of the globe.

Student Organizations & Initiatives

Saturday, November 03, 2018


In The Press

U.S. and China risking a military mishap without “mature communications,” America’s former top East Asian diplomat warns

South China Morning Post

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan A. Thornton is quoted in a piece about tensions in the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


In The Press

Jam v. International Finance Corp.: May International Organizations Violate Rights with Impunity?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Patrick Pearsall

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and Patrick W. Pearsall is the chair of the Chair of Jenner & Block’s Public International Law Practice.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


In The Press

The China debate: Are US and Chinese long-term interests fundamentally incompatible?

The Brookings Institution

On October 30, 2018, the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution and the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School cohosted a public debate about the future of U.S.-China relations, moderated by Evan Osnos. Listen to the full debate here.

Friday, December 7, 2018


In The Press

Huawei Arrest Raises Thorny Questions of Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy—A Commenatry by Robert D. Williams and Preston Lim ’21

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Preston Lim is a member of the Yale Law School Class of 2021.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018


In The Press

In the Balance: The Future of America’s National Security and Innovation Ecosystem—A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018


In The Press

Trump’s tariff tactics could make no-deal Brexit work for Ireland—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Irish Times

David Singh Grewal ’02 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018


In The Press

Trump Fought International Law...and the Law Won

UN Dispatch

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh was the guest on the UN Dispatch podcast where he discussed how international law is thwarting some of President Trump’s initiatives.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018


In The Press

Looking past Trump—A Video Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

Project Syndicate

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


In The Press

A scholarly “agora” on The Internationalists

Global Constitutionalism

A special issue of the journal Global Constitutionalism devoted to a scholarly “agora” of the book The Internationalists by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Alumni & Student Profiles


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Stephanie Safdi

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