Monday, December 13, 2010

The Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project Debuts New Website

An organization founded by two Yale Law School students to assist Iraqi refugees displaced by the war has introduced a new website.

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Professor James Heckman Will Discuss Problem of Soft Skills in America at Nov. 1 Thomas Lecture

University of Chicago Economics Professor James Heckman will give the James A. Thomas Lecture Nov. 1 on the topic, “Hard Evidence on Soft Skills: The GED and the Problem of Soft Skills in America.”

Monday, October 4, 2010

New YLS Clinic Offers Legal Assistance to Connecticut Veterans

Yale Law School has launched a new clinic to train students to address the needs of Connecticut’s military veterans.

Friday, October 1, 2010

Time Banks Founder Edgar S. Cahn ’63 to Discuss Lawyering and System Change Oct. 7

Edgar Cahn '63 is regarded as a founder of poverty law and a pioneer in creating clinical legal education. He will deliver a lecture titled, “Co-Producing Justice: Lawyering and System Change” at Yale Law School on October 7.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Students in Complex Federal Litigation Clinic Win Religious Freedom Case

Students in Yale Law School’s Complex Federal Litigation Clinic claimed victory June 25 in the case, Forde v. Baird.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

YLS Students Work on High Profile Cases in Partnership with San Francisco Attorney’s Office

Yale Law students are doing cutting-edge work as part of their participation in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Harvard Law Dean Martha Minow ’79 to Speak on Law, Education, and American Pluralism March 22

Harvard Law Professor Martha Minow ’79 will give the Robert M. Cover Lecture in Law and Religion on March 22.

Friday, February 5, 2010

Girl Who Fell Author Heidi Durrow ’95 To Discuss Personal Stories on March 1

Heidi Durrow ’95, author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, will give a Dean’s Lecture on March 1 titled “The World’s Dream About Itself: The Story You Must Tell.”

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Yale Law School prepared me for a lifelong career in public interest and social justice work through its academic excellence, hands-on clinical practice, and expansive student-led leadership opportunities.”

Lourdes Rivera ’90

Senior Vice President, U.S. Programs, Center for Reproductive Rights