Thursday, July 9, 2020

SCOTUS Decision Rules on Critical Issue Advocated for By Housing Clinic

The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Seila Law LLC v. CFPB addressed a critical issue argued by Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic in an amicus brief the Clinic submitted to the Court.

Thursday, July 2, 2020

SFALP Students Help Secure Major Victory for California Consumers

Students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project played a key role in defending the right of local prosecutors in California to enforce the state’s Unfair Competition Law.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Free Exercise Clinic Files Amicus Brief Defending Prisoners’ Religious Liberty

The Free Exercise Clinic at Yale Law School and Sidley Austin LLP filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on behalf of the Sikh Coalition

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

MFIA Clinic Receives $200,000 Contribution from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

A grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies will help advance the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic’s core mission of defending the rights of journalists and promoting transparency.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

CT veteran sues for freedom, alleges prison system failed to provide adequate coronavirus protection

Bardia Vaseghi ’22 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about a veteran who is suing to be released from a Connecticut prison, alleging that it has failed to adequately protect him from the coronavirus.

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic Wins TRO Against Bureau of Prisons

In a win for the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic, a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against the Warden of FCI Danbury, the federal prison in Connecticut.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Judge Rules in Favor of Federal Inmates in Coronavirus Suit, Orders Speedier Releases

Reason reports that a federal judge has ordered a Connecticut prison to expedite its process for releasing inmates at serious risk for COVID-19. The prisoners were represented in part by The Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Clinic Issues Report Confirming Guam Veterans’ Exposure to Dioxin Herbicides Like Agent Orange

A new white paper released by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic says veterans who served on Guam from 1962 to 1975 satisfy the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) legal standard for exposure to Agent Orange and other dioxin-containing herbicides.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Report Claims Vietnam-Era Veterans Were Exposed to Agent Orange on Guam

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in a article about a recently-released paper clinic members coauthored supporting claims by Vietnam-era veterans that they were exposed to Agent Orange on Guam.