Wednesday, April 22, 2020


ROLC Files FOIA Requests Seeking Troop Numbers in Afghanistan, Iraq & Syria

The FOIA requests seek accurate counts of U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria, which DoD ceased publicly reporting in December 2017.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


Why We Filed a FOIA Request on How Many US Troops Are in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in a Just Security editorial about its FOIA request seeking U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. The clinic represents Just Security in their request.

Thursday, March 19, 2020


U.S. Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Avert 2020 Census Undercount

Nikita Lalwani ’20 is quoted in by Reuters on the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic on behalf of a nonprofit group alleging that federal cost-cutting threatened undercounts of blacks, Hispanics, immigrants and the homeless in the 2020 Census.

Tuesday, March 10, 2020


Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic Files SCOTUS Brief in Congressional Subpoenas Matter

On March 4, 2020, the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School filed an amicus brief in support of respondents at the United States Supreme Court in the consolidated cases of Trump v. Mazars USA and Trump v. Deutsche Bank AG, which the Court will hear on March 31, 2020.

Friday, February 28, 2020


Is the Pardon Power Unlimited? — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Rosa Hayes ’20, Dana Khabbaz ’21, Michael Loughlin ’21, Nicole Ng ’22, Ayoub Ouederni ’21, and Brandon Willmore ’21 are coauthors.

Monday, December 30, 2019


Clinic Assists Former Senators in Drafting Impeachment Trial Memorandum

Shortly after the impeachment inquiry began, the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic at Yale Law School commenced work with former U.S. Senators Russ Feingold and Chuck Hagel to prepare a detailed Memorandum to current U.S. Senators in anticipation of a potential Senate impeachment trial.

Thursday, December 19, 2019


Federal Appeals Court Reinstates NAACP Census Suit

The Rule of Law Clinic secured a big win on December 19, 2019, when a federal judge reinstated a lawsuit challenging the federal government's inadequate plans for conducting the 2020 Census.

Tuesday, November 26, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Files Suit to Prevent Undercount in 2020 Census

The Rule of Law Clinic filed a lawsuit on Nov. 26, 2019, in federal court in Manhattan challenging five structural deficiencies in the U.S. Census Bureau’s final operational plans for the 2020 Census.

Wednesday, October 9, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Files DACA Amicus Brief

The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic filed an amicus brief on behalf of a bipartisan group of 51 former national security officials in the challenge to the Trump Administration’s rescission of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program, which is currently pending before the Supreme Court.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019


Second Circuit Green-Lights NAACP Lawsuit Over ‘Prisoner Gerrymandering’

Law.com reports that a lawsuit filed by the NAACP over prison gerrymandering in Connecticut can move ahead. The plaintiffs are represented in part by the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic. Clinic director and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Alaa Chaker ’20 are mentioned.

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