News

Thursday, December 22, 2011


Center for Environmental Law and Policy Part of Team Helping China Assess Environmental Performance

A team of researchers jointly led by Yale University and Columbia University have released a report that introduces a framework for assessing China’s environmental management and performance.

Monday, June 13, 2011


E. Donald Elliott Elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers

E. Donald Elliott, Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, has been elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).

Tuesday, May 24, 2011


Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy Study Finds Mixed Impact of Trade on the Environment

A new study by the Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy finds evidence that trade openness can have both positive and negative associations with environmental quality.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011


Adjunct Professor E. Donald Elliott ’74 Appointed Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States

E. Donald Elliott ’74, Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, has been appointed a Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States.

Friday, March 4, 2011


Future of Environmental Law to be Examined at April 2 Conference—A Climate of Possibility

On April 2, the Yale Environmental Law Association will host a conference entitled “New Directions in Environmental Law: A Climate of Possibility.”

Thursday, February 10, 2011


Professor Daniel Esty ’86 Named Commissioner of Connecticut’s Newly-Fused Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Yale Law School Professor Daniel C. Esty ’86 has been named by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy as commissioner of the state’s newly-consolidated Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

At heart, Yale Law School is about a distinctive culture of intellectual curiosity about the law. We think good ideas matter. Our faculty and, most of all, our students live this idea every day.”


John Fabian Witt

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law; Class of 1999