Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Supreme Court Clinic Presents Oral Arguments in the Case of a “Whistle Blower” Attempting to Sue for Wrongful Arrest

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic was at the U.S. Supreme Court in November presenting oral arguments in the case, Rehberg v. Paulk.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Tom Tyler Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Justice Scholarship and Research

Tom Tyler, who will join the Yale Law faculty in January 2012 as a Professor of Law, has been honored by the International Society for Justice Research with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Victory for Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic as Appeals Court Upholds Online Anonymity

The Illinois Court of Appeals has overturned a lower court ruling ordering the disclosure of the identity of a person who had criticized a political candidate on a newspaper website.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Anne Alstott ’87 Named Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation

Anne L. Alstott ’87, a specialist in taxation and social policy, has been named the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation at the Yale Law School.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Moot Court Finals December 5 Will Consider Whether FCC Indecency Standards are Constitutional

The constitutionality of the Federal Communications Commission’s indecency standards will be considered at the Morris Tyler Moot Court finals on Dec. 5.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Navajo Nation Supreme Court Comes to YLS

On November 14, 2011, the Navajo Nation Supreme Court held a sitting at the YLS auditorium!

Monday, November 14, 2011

Jean Koh Peters Honored by Asian Civil Rights Organization For Efforts on Behalf of Social Justice and Equality

Professor Jean Koh Peters has been honored by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund for outstanding efforts to advance social justice and equality for Asian Americans.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation Coming to Yale Law School Nov. 14

The Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation, the largest American Indian nation in the United States, will be sitting at Yale Law School on Nov. 14, 2011.

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We, as lawyers, can be builders too. We can use our tools to build a society in which every member of the new generation can celebrate her graduation — not only with joy but with well-founded hope for the future.”

Professor Anne L. Alstott

Class of 1987, 2013 Commencement Address