Public Interest Law at Yale Law School
Yale Law School has a strong tradition of service in the public interest. Approximately 80 percent of students take part in a clinic during their time at the Law School, and unlike at other law schools, students can engage in clinic activities after the first term.
Ways to Engage
Yale Law School offers more than 30 clinics that provide students with hands-on, practical experience in the law on a diverse range of subject matters.
Yale Law School offers a suite of innovative simulation courses based on real-world case studies.
The students at YLS are not only unique, incredibly smart, and passionate but also extremely caring and always determined to offer their support. I have made lifelong friends who have been there for me throughout my time here, and who will remain a very important part of my life forever.”
Evelin Caro Gutierrez
Class of 2022