News

Friday, December 12, 2014


Three Yale Law School Alums, One Student Receive 2015 Skadden Fellowships

Four of the 2015 Skadden Public Interest Fellowships have been awarded to Yale Law School alumni and a student.

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, November 19, 2014


Panel Discusses Successes and Failures of International Response in Haiti

Panelists discussed the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and what lessons could be learned from those experiences for future global crisis response at an event at Yale Law School.

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."

Wednesday, May 28, 2014


Long-Detained Immigrants in Massachusetts Win Class Action Suit As Judge Orders Bond Hearings

On May 27, 2014, a federal judge ordered that Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) must provide bond hearings to immigrants who have been mandatorily detained for longer than six months in Massachusetts, a population that includes many residents of Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014


Yale Law School Announces 47 Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2014-2015

Yale Law School is proud to congratulate the 47 students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2014-2015. 

Tuesday, February 25, 2014


Seven Yale Graduates Selected as the 2014-15 Peter and Patricia Gruber Fellows

The new Gruber fellows will work to advance the rights of diverse populations in a multitude of settings, including China, Latin America, Myanmar/Burma, Antigua and Barbuda, and the United States.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014


Rebellious Lawyering Conference Marks 20th Anniversary on Feb. 21-22

The 20th annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference will take place on February 21-22 at Yale Law School.

The breadth and depth of public interest opportunities at Yale Law School are incredible, and the unique curriculum allows us to dive in as first-year students.”


Stephanie Kim

Class of 2014