Thursday, December 14, 2017

Veterans' Groups Suing Military for Access to Sex-Assault Records

Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center filed suit to gain access to records related to gender disparities within the military. The groups are represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Veterans Clinic Sues Military for Sexual Assault Records

Military Refuses to Disclose Information about its Treatment of Female Service Members

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Veteran Sickened By Plutonium After H-Bomb Accident Brings Class Action Suit

Meghan Brooks ’19 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a story about a class actions suit challenging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ refusal to provide disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation. 

Monday, December 11, 2017

Environmental Justice Clinic Fights to End Discriminatory Dentistry Policies

The Environmental Justice Clinic at Yale Law School sent a letter on behalf of the Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice (CCEJ) urging the Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) to rescind its policy requiring dentists to use mercury-based dental amalgam in the molar fillings of Medicaid patients.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Veteran Sickened by Plutonium Brings Nationwide Class Action

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is representing an Air Force Chief Master Sergeant who is challenging the refusal of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation

Monday, December 11, 2017

New initiative seeks employments for vets with 'bad paper'

Alyssa Peterson’19 and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are mentioned in an article about efforts to assist veteran job seekers who've received an other-than-honorable discharge from the military.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Former Lamonte McIntyre prosecutor accused in new case of threatening a witness, misconduct

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Larry Fox is quoted in an article about court cases affected by the misconduct of a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office there.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The police can search your email without telling you. That’s nuts.—A Commentary by Hannah Bloch-Wehba

Hannah Bloch-Wehba is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, an Associate Research Scholar in Law, and a Stanton First Amendment Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

SFALP Case on Sanctuary Cities Secures Permanent National Injunction

A federal judge in California has permanently blocked the Trump administration from denying funding to sanctuary cities, a major victory for Yale Law clinic students who worked closely with the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office in filing the case.

Friday, November 17, 2017

In Reversal, Immigration Agency Will Consider Delayed DACA Requests

Emily Villano ’19 is quoted in an article about developments in the legal challenge to the Trump administration’s termination of the DACA program. The Worker and Immigrant Right Clinic at YLS is representing plaintiffs in the case.