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.

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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


Wednesday, September 08, 2021


In The Press

The Claim that the U.S. Government Already Has the Power to Lower Drug Prices

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted on to what degree the federal government can dictate drug prices.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Tom Andrews

COVID-19 infections and deaths are soaring in Myanmar as junta attacks target health care professionals. Credit: ILO in Asia and the Pacific.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021


Thursday, July 15, 2021


Thursday, October 14, 2021


In The Press

America as a “Shining City on a Hill”—and Other Myths to Die By — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health. 

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


In The Press

The Claim that the U.S. Government Already Has the Power to Lower Drug Prices

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted on to what degree the federal government can dictate drug prices.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


In The Press

The Current for Sept. 8, 2021

CBC

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith discusses how the new Texas abortion law works and how it might be challenged.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In The Press

Most Extreme Abortion Law in U.S. Takes Effect in Texas

The Guardian

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Melissa Murray ’02 comment on the new Texas abortion law.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In The Press

Texas’ Governor Got a Basic Fact About Pregnancy Wrong

The 19th

Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and Lecturer in Law Katherine L. Kraschel explains what a six-week limit on abortion means in practical terms.

Thursday, September 2, 2021


In The Press

Seven Reactions to the Eviction Moratorium Decision

Law & Political Economy Project

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03, Ashraf Ahmed ’19, and Blake Emerson ’17 provided analysis of the Supreme Court's recent ruling ending the national moratorium on evictions.

Alumni & Student Profiles


Allison K. Hoffman
’04

Allison K. Hoffman

A Path to Becoming a Nonprofit Consultant

Now it is time to pivot and ask, where are your extraordinary gifts needed? How do you make this legal world that you are entering a better world? One where no one is shut out; one where the weak and vulnerable are not exploited; one that produces fair results based on the merits of the issues before it.”


Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright

2012 Commencement Address