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Friday, October 31, 2014


Professor Mansbridge to Deliver the 2014-2015 Leff Lecture on Legitimate Coercion

Professor Jane J. Mansbridge will deliver the 2014-2015 Arthur Allen Leff Fellowship Lecture at Yale Law School on November 17. The lecture is titled “Legitimate Coercion: Not Just a Matter of Consent.” 

Thursday, September 18, 2014


Conference on Agricultural Gag Laws Scheduled for September 27

The Yale Law School Animal Legal Defense and the Connecticut Bar Association Animal Law Section will hold a conference on September 27 on Agricultural Gag Laws.

Friday, June 20, 2014


YCELP Partners With Pace Law School on Shale Oil and Gas Development Project

As more and more municipalities grapple with hydraulic fracturing, researchers from the Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy and Pace Law School are developing tools to meet the needs of local governments. 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Switzerland tops the 2014 Environmental Performance Index

The 2014 Environmental Performance Index was released by Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy (YCELP) and the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia University, in collaboration with the World Economic Forum and support from the Samuel Family Foundation and the McCall MacBain Foundation.

Now it is time to pivot and ask, where are your extraordinary gifts needed? How do you make this legal world that you are entering a better world? One where no one is shut out; one where the weak and vulnerable are not exploited; one that produces fair results based on the merits of the issues before it.”


Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright

2012 Commencement Address