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.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


Federal Appeals Court: NAACP Prison Gerrymandering Suit May Proceed

The Second Circuit Court rules in first-of-its-kind statewide challenge by Yale Law School's Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic.

Monday, July 1, 2019


Gruber Foundation Gift to Support Social Justice and Human Rights

As a result of the gift, the Law School’s Rule of Law Clinic will be named for business leader and philanthropist Peter Gruber.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019


Rule of Law Clinic Files Amicus Brief Challenging “Remain in Mexico” Policy

The Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic and the law firm it is working with filed an amicus brief on behalf of a bipartisan group of 22 former public officials as part of the case challenging the Trump administration’s Migration Protection Protocols (MPP), colloquially known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy.

Friday, May 10, 2019


Federal Court Refuses to Delay Prison Gerrymandering Suit

The Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic, representing the NAACP and others, won an important ruling that opens a path to a possible trial challenging the State of Connecticut’s practice known as prison gerrymandering.

Thursday, May 9, 2019


Federal Judge Advances Connecticut Prison Gerrymandering Lawsuit

Alexander Taubes ’15 is quoted in an article about a lawsuit aimed at ending prison gerrymandering in Connecticut. The Rule of Law Clinic is representing the plaintiffs in the suit.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


NAACP and Rule of Law Clinic File New Challenge to 2020 Census Plans

The Rule of Law Clinic at the Law School helped the NAACP, Prince George’s County, Maryland, and other plaintiffs file new claims challenging parts of the U.S. Census Bureau’s final plan for conducting the 2020 Census.

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