Thursday, July 9, 2020
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
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
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
Students and faculty from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) attended the DACA arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court in November 2019. From left to right: Professor Michael Wishnie, Professor Marisol Orihuela, Armando Ghinaglia Socorro ’21, Professor Muneer Ahmad, Laura Kokotailo ’20, Edgar Melgar ’21, Camila Bustos ’21, and Ramis Wadood ’21.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court today struck down the Trump administration’s attempt to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, ruling that the Administration’s efforts to end DACA violated federal law.
Tuesday, June 9, 2020
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
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
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
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
The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in a Military.com article about a recently-released paper clinic members coauthored supporting claims by Vietnam-era veterans that they were exposed to Agent Orange on Guam.