Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Rule of Law Clinic Publishes Guides to Protect Voters From Intimidation

Students from the Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic (ROLC) at Yale Law School, in conjunction with Campaign Legal Center (CLC), have published comprehensive guides for key states to protect the rights of voters and prevent voter intimidation.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

YLS Faculty and Students File Amicus Briefs in Nestle USA, Inc. v. Doe

Yale Law School faculty and students worked to submit two amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in the cases of Nestle USA, Inc. v. Doe and Cargill, Inc. v. Doe.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

ROLC & MFIA File Complaint Seeking Disclosure of U.S. Troop Numbers in Conflict Zones

The Yale Law School Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic (ROLC) and the Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic joined forces to sue the Department of Defense seeking information related to the amount of U.S. troops in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria.

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.

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.

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.