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Monday, September 24, 2012


New Book by Professor James Q. Whitman ’88 Examines the Making of Modern Warfare

In his new book, The Verdict of Battle, Professor James Whitman ’88 discusses the making of modern warfare.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012


India’s Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan to Lecture at Yale

Raghuram Rajan, author and chief economic adviser to the government of India, will deliver a talk at Yale on Oct. 2 titled “Are Capitalism and Democracy Failing Us? The Challenges Facing the Post-Crisis Industrial World.”

Thursday, September 13, 2012


U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to Hear Oral Argument at Yale Law School Oct. 2

The U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims will be sitting at Yale Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.

Thursday, September 13, 2012


YLS Students to Receive Invaluable Experience in Public Interest Law as Ford Foundation Commits Grant to Inaugural Fellowship Program

Yale Law School will receive a grant from the Ford Foundation to offer 25 Yale Law students an unprecedented chance to gain experience on the frontlines of public interest law next summer.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Professor Witt’s Lincoln’s Code Released as Country Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

In his new book, Lincoln’s Code, Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 charts the alternately troubled and triumphant course of the development of the laws of war in America, from the Founding to the cataclysm of the Civil War and on to the dawn of the modern era.

Friday, September 7, 2012


Information Society Project 15th Reunion Sept. 28-29 at Yale Law School

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School will hold a 15th reunion celebration Sept. 28 and 29 at Yale Law School.

Thursday, September 6, 2012


Assistant Dean Gordon Silverstein Named Chair-Elect of APSA’s Organized Section on Law & Courts

Gordon Silverstein, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, has been named chair-elect of the American Political Science Association’s Organized Section on Law & Courts.

Thursday, September 6, 2012


America’s Unwritten Constitution by Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84

In his new book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 guides readers through the landmark cases, implicit principles, common practices, and more that make up our country’s unwritten Constitution.

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One of the things that makes this job magic is the students. They’re unbelievably smart, the best lawyers you can imagine. But they care so deeply. And what always amazes me is they’re unfailingly modest about what they do.”


Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law