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Wednesday, December 3, 2014


Stephen Bright’s Course on Capital Punishment Available Online

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen B. Bright’s course “Capital Punishment: Race, Poverty, & Disadvantage” is now available on iTunes U and YouTube.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014


Professor Resnik Selected as Visiting Scholar by Phi Beta Kappa Society

The Phi Beta Kappa Society has selected Judith Resnik, the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, as a 2014-2015 Visiting Scholar.

Monday, September 8, 2014


Professor Edgar S. Cahn ’63 to Present Dean’s Lecture on Issues Impacting Law and Justice

Edgar S. Cahn ’63, Professor of Law at the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, will deliver a Dean’s Lecture on September 29, 2014. The lecture is titled "The Change That's Coming."

Thursday, July 3, 2014


The Intersection of Theory and Practice

The Law School’s Ph.D.

Monday, June 9, 2014


Fiona Doherty ’99 Awarded Yale Provost Teaching Prize

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 was recently honored as one of the winners of the 2013-2014 Yale Provost’s Teaching Prize, which recognizes untenured Yale faculty who exemplify excellence in teaching. 

Wednesday, March 5, 2014


Robert C. Post ’77 Reappointed Dean of Yale Law School

Yale University President Peter Salovey has announced the reappointment of Robert C. Post ’77 as Dean of Yale Law School and Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2014, for a term of three years. 

Tuesday, February 11, 2014


Rare Book Bindings Revealed by New Imaging Technology

 A new exhibit of books in the Lillian Goldman Law Library is showcasing how modern technology can bring historical details and artwork to light.

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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