Tuesday, November 26, 2019
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
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
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
The Second Circuit Court rules in first-of-its-kind statewide challenge by Yale Law School's Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic.
Attending an NAACP national convention event in which the Gruber Rule of Law Clinic received the Foot Soldier in the Sands Award: Michael J. Wishnie ’93, the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, Counselor to the Dean, and co-director of the clinic; Bradford Berry ’88, NAACP General Counsel; Ben Alter ’18; Jeremy Creelan ’96; and Georgia Travers ’21.
Friday, August 2, 2019
The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic received the Foot Soldier in the Sands Award at the NAACP national convention in Detroit for representing the organization in three lawsuits.
Monday, July 1, 2019
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
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
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
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
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.