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

Friday, April 8, 2022

Solomon Center panel discussion

A panel examined the humanitarian crisis at the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City.

Friday, May 13, 2022

In The Press

U.S. Women Seeking Abortions are Warned to Watch What They Google

Radio New Zealand

Nikolas Guggenberger, Executive Director of the Information Society Project spoke about what the potential end to Roe v. Wade might mean for digital privacy.

Friday, May 13, 2022

In The Press

Yale Medical, Legal Experts “Appalled” by Recent Actions Denying Gender-Affirming Care, Issue New Scientific Report

Connecticut Public Radio

A report on misleading scientific claims that inform laws regarding gender-affirming care co-authored by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor  Anne L. Alstott ’87 is discussed.

Monday, May 9, 2022

In The Press

The Possible Post-Roe Roadmap


Clinical Lecturer Priscilla Smith ’91 is quoted about the leaked Supreme Court draft decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.


Thursday, May 5, 2022

In The Press

Doctors, Researchers Say AG Ken Paxton’s Opinion on Trans Health Care ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’

The Dallas Morning News

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne L. Alstott is among the researchers from Yale and UT Southwestern and Children’s Health who co-authored a report disputing claims by Texas and Alabama officials regarding medical care for transgender children.

Thursday, May 5, 2022

In The Press

Justice Alito’s Invisible Women — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

In The Press

Contraception Could Come Under Fire Next if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

The Guardian

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith comments on other issues that could come before the Supreme Court if Roe v. Wade were overturned.

Alumni & Student Profiles


Neena K. Chaudhry

A Fellowship Leads to a Career at the National Women’s Law Center

The students at YLS are not only unique, incredibly smart, and passionate but also extremely caring and always determined to offer their support. I have made lifelong friends who have been there for me throughout my time here, and who will remain a very important part of my life forever.”

Evelin Caro Gutierrez

Class of 2022