Friday, November 16, 2018


Federal Court Approves Nationwide Class Action For Veterans with PTSD

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic secured

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Court Orders Disclosure of Information About Veterans Exposed to Radiation

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic secured an order with the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims granting limited discovery in a case involving Veterans exposed to radiation.

Friday, October 26, 2018


SFALP Scores Another Victory In Sanctuary City Case

In early October, 2018, a federal judge handed the San Francisco City Attorney (SFALP) the latest victory in their efforts to prevent the Trump administration from unlawfully defunding sanctuary cities.

Friday, October 26, 2018


Supreme Court Turns Away Lead Paint Companies in Major Win for SFALP

In a decisive victory for Yale Law clinic students and the San Francisco City Attorney, the Supreme Court has rejected lead paint makers’ challenge to a historic judgment against them that held them liable for poisoning thousands of Americans.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


MFIA Clinic Involved in First Amendment Lawsuit Against President Trump

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is representing PEN America in a lawsuit against President Trump alleging that he has violated the First Amendment by using the federal government to retaliate against the press.

Friday, October 12, 2018


Veterans Clinic Petitions for More Inclusive VA Motto

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic delivered a petition for rulemaking requesting that the Department of Veterans Affairs replace its current outdated and exclusionary motto with one that is inclusive of women.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Immigrant Rights Clinic Observes Client’s One Year in Sanctuary

Students from the Immigrant Rights Clinic marked one year since their client entered sanctuary in Meriden to avoid deportation.

Thursday, October 4, 2018


Becca Heller ’10 and Adjunct Professor Gregg Gonsalves named 2018 MacArthur Fellows

Human rights lawyer Becca Heller ’10 and Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law Gregg Gonsalves are among the 25 individuals chosen as 2018 MacArthur Fellows.

Thursday, September 6, 2018


What Is The 25th Amendment And How Could It Undermine Trump?

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is interviewed about Section 4 of the 25th Amendment.

Friday, August 31, 2018


WIRAC Family Separation Lawsuit Settles in Court

This week, the federal government granted temporary legal immigration status to two children who had been forcibly taken from their parents under the Trump Administration’s family separation policy.

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