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Wednesday, July 25, 2012


Liman Program Releases Report from Workshop Examining High Rates of Incarceration in the United States

The Liman Public Interest Program has published “Uncoupling Pipelines to Prison,” a report from a December 2011 workshop on the high rates of incarceration in the United States.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012


YLS Professor John Langbein Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

John Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History at Yale Law School, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Thursday, July 19, 2012


Report from Yale Human Rights Clinic Finds U.S. Government Contractors Continue to Traffic and Abuse Foreign Workers in Iraq and Afghanistan

Yale Law School’s Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic has released a report on the ongoing trafficking and abuse of foreign workers hired every year through U.S. government contracts to work in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Monday, July 16, 2012


Conference Nov. 9-10: Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable

On Nov. 9-10, 2012, leading experts from a variety of disciplines will gather at Yale Law School to consider “Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable.”

Friday, July 13, 2012


Ludwig Center Students Report on how Innovations in One South American City Can Help Alleviate Problems of Urban Growth

In a report they wrote as part of their work in the Community & Economic Development Clinic, Hanna-Ruth Gustafsson ’12 and Elizabeth Kelly ’12 explore how innovations developed in Curitiba, Brazil, can help address the challenges of urban growth.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012


Yale Law School Introduces Innovative New Program -- Ph.D. in Law

To its array of innovative legal programs, Yale Law School has added a Ph.D. in Law, a three-year program that will prepare students to enter careers in legal scholarship.

Sunday, July 1, 2012


Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41—A New Experience at the End of Her Career

Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41 was the only woman to graduate with the Yale Law School Class of 1941 and broke through her share of glass ceilings throughout her career. But Siegel’s law career put her at the forefront of many firsts in the fields of civil rights and housing rights—gender notwithstanding.

Thursday, June 28, 2012


Reaction: Supreme Court Rules on Health Care Law

Yale Law School faculty members and lecturers comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the health care law.

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Yale is just big enough that there’s always somebody working on something new that I have never heard about or thought about or learned about. But it’s small enough that there are plenty of friendly faces in the hallway, no matter where I am.”


Richie Frohlichstein

Class of 2018