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Monday, February 15, 2021


Pauli Murray

A new documentary, “My Name is Pauli Murray” explores the life and legacy of Pauli Murray ’65 JSD. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Carolina Digital Library and Archives

Monday, January 4, 2021


Obergefell v. Hodges decision at SCOTUS

A crowd gathers at the U.S. Supreme Court after its ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in all 50 states was delivered on June 26, 2015. Rena Schild/Shutterstock.com

Tuesday, December 8, 2020


Judge Winter and SCOTUS justices

(from left) U.S. Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan, Sonia Sotomayor '79, Anthony Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Clarence Thomas '74 all gave tributes to Judge Ralph K. Winter '60 (center, right) at a special ceremony in September 2017 when Judge Winter received the 2017 Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.

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At Yale Law School, we think hard about law, with freedom to challenge basic assumptions embedded within our legal institutions and to construct new frameworks.”


Monica Bell

Class of 2009, Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology