The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School is the first of its kind to focus on the governance, business and practice of health care in the United States. The Center brings together leading experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to address cutting-edge questions of health law and policy, and to train the next generation of top health lawyers, industry leaders, policymakers and academics.

The Global Health Justice Partnership

The Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP), hosted by Yale Law School and Yale School of Public Health (YSPH), was established in 2012 to promote interdisciplinary, innovative, and effective responses to global health disparities. It is a transformative collaboration that integrates different fields in order to make critical policy interventions.

Courses, Events, and Activities

The wide range of health-related programming at Yale Law School reflects the many important ways in which law and policy affect individual and public health, the health care industry, and health governance, both in the United States and abroad.

Course Offerings

Extracurricular Activities

Events & Conferences

Law & Health-Related Organizations

Monday, March 22, 2021

Hartford Capitol

In March, Professor Douglas NeJaime and several students testified before the Joint Judiciary Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly in support of the Connecticut Parentage Act.

Monday, May 10, 2021

In The Press

Connecticut Offering $280M to Nursing Homes to Avoid Strikes

The Associated Press

Aaron Bryce Lee ’23 is quoted in The Associated Press about a report prepared by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic about the effect of COVID-19 on nursing home staff and residents. 

Monday, May 3, 2021

In The Press

The Health 202: Whether to Waive Coronavirus Vaccine Patents Will Be Front and Center This Week

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted in The Washington Post about coronavirus vaccine patent waivers.

Monday, May 3, 2021

In The Press

Legal Historian John Fabian Witt Discusses New Book on Epidemics and Law

ABA Journal

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 was interviewed for the ABA Journal about his book American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19.

Friday, April 30, 2021

In The Press

Lawsuit Over Solitary Confinement in Limbo as State Pushes for Mediation

CT Mirror

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in a CT Mirror article about a lawsuit that seeks to prohibit the use of in-cell shackling and solitary confinement of individuals with mental illnesses. 

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

In The Press

Court Orders Army to Review Thousands of ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges

Stars and Stripes

Adam Henderson ’23 is quoted, and Andrew DeGuglielmo ’21 and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are mentioned, in Stars and Stripes about a lawsuit settlement this week requiring the U.S. Army to review and potentially upgrade thousands of other-than-honorable discharges.

Monday, April 26, 2021

In The Press

Legislators Hear Debate on Extending Smoking Bans to Casinos

The Day

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in The Day about extending the smoking ban in public places to include CT casinos, which are exempt from statewide smoking prohibitions.

Alumni & Student Profiles


Neena K. Chaudhry

Director of Education and Senior Counsel, National Women’s Law Center, Washington, DC

I will remember most about my time here the wonderful conversations and interactions with my peers and with my professors. This is a wonderful community, very welcoming, and an amazing place to have studied the law.”

Allison Turbiville

Class of 2015