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Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Professor Reva Siegel Elected Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History

The Society’s Honorary Fellowship recognizes distinguished historians whose scholarship has shaped the broad discipline of legal history and influenced the work of others. 

Thursday, October 24, 2013


Against the Profit Motive – A Book by Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04

In new book, Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780–1940, Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 shows how American law once authorized government officers to make money from their jobs on a profit-seeking basis in a way that would surprise many observers today.

Thursday, October 3, 2013


New Yale Law Library Exhibit Features Books Once Owned by Notable Judges and Lawyers

A new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library features books once owned by notable judges and lawyers. The collection comes from Bryan A. Garner, the world's leading legal lexicographer.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013


Professor Witt Awarded ABA Silver Gavel Award for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt has been awarded the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his book, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013


Professors John Fabian Witt '99 and James Oakes to Discuss New Books on Civil War, Emancipation

Professors John Fabian Witt ‘99 and James Oakes will discuss their new works about the Civil War and emancipation on Monday, April 8, 2013.

Monday, March 18, 2013


Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 awarded Bancroft Prize for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt '99 is the recipient of the 2013 Bancroft Prize from Columbia University for his recent book.

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