Monday, September 25, 2017

ProPublica Seeks Source Code for New York City’s Disputed DNA Software

ProPublica is petitioning for access to the source code for New York City’s proprietary DNA software with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Friday, September 22, 2017

SFALP Case Sues Top Fossil Fuel Producers Over Climate Change Costs

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) at Yale Law School is taking the world’s largest oil and gas companies to court.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Judge orders Army to review discharge status of two CT vets

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, clinical lecturer Aaron Wenzloff, and students with the Veterans’ Legal Services Clinic are mentioned in a story about two Army veterans who have petitioned to have their discharge status upgraded by the Army.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

The Law School Mourns Barry Schaller ’63, 1938–2017

The Honorable Barry R. Schaller, retired Associate Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and expert on issues of legal ethics, bioethics, and public policy, died Saturday, September 9, 2017.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Rule of Law Clinic Files Amicus Brief in SCOTUS Travel Ban Case

The Rule of Law Clinic filed an amicus brief on behalf of 50 senior former national security officials with the Supreme Court relating to the travel ban case.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Experts: Veterans should ‘get out in the streets’ to protest government’s handling of ‘bad paper’

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about a presentation he took part in in Washington regarding the military’s and VA’s handling of other-than-honorable discharges.

Monday, September 11, 2017

SFALP Case Reaches $400,000 Settlement with “Predatory” Immigration Consultants

Yale Law students from the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) helped secure a $400,000 settlement from fraudulent immigration consultants.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Andrew Pincus are quoted in an article about the various legal challenges to President Trump’s rollback of DACA.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

WIRAC Challenges Trump Administration’s Termination of DACA

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School went to federal court to challenge the Trump administration’s termination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.