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Yale Law School is one of the world’s premier law schools, offering an unmatched environment of excellence, a flourishing intellectual life, and an abundance of opportunities to engage with the law.

Whether interested in constitutional law or criminal law, Yale Law School provides students with a diverse and robust academic experience that empowers them to chart their own course. With almost 200 courses taught by world-renowned faculty and a thriving network of legal clinics and intellectual centers, Yale Law School provides rich and challenging ways to gain the skills necessary to make an impact in the world at large. Explore all that Yale Law School has to offer by browsing our areas of interest, degree programs, list of clinics, and engaging collection of student and alumni profiles.

Lillian Goldman Law Library


Located in the Sterling Law Building, The Lillian Goldman Law Library has nearly one million print volumes as well as unparalleled access to domestic, foreign, and international law databases.

Areas of Interest at Yale Law School


Although there are no specific areas of concentration at Yale Law School, here are some areas currently of interest to students looking at the Law School’s programs and courses.

Alumni & Student Profiles


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Arash Ghiassi

A student perspective on public interest law, clinics, student organizations, and the RebLaw conference.

We want you to think of Yale not just as the place you received your legal education, but as one of the places where you found your moral compass.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean