News

Thursday, June 4, 2009


Muneer I. Ahmad Appointed Clinical Professor of Law

Muneer I. Ahmad, professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law and a specialist in immigration law and international human rights, will join the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2009, as a clinical professor of law.

Tuesday, March 3, 2009


Conference on Critical Race Theory April 16-17

Yale Law School will host a conference April 16-17, 2009, on “Frontiers in Social Justice Lawyering: Critical Race Revisited."

Tuesday, January 27, 2009


Judith Scott To Give Preiskel-Silverman Lecture Feb. 9—“Standing up for the Real Joe the Plumbers”

Judith Scott, General Counsel for the Service Employees International Union, will deliver the Preiskel-Silverman Lecture on February 9, speaking on “Standing up for the Real Joe the Plumbers: Social Justice Lawyering in the Age of Obama.”

Tuesday, January 20, 2009


Sheila Hayre ’02 Named YLS Public Interest Advisor

Public Interest Advisor Sheila Hayre ’02

It’s magical to watch my students direct the full force of their energy and talent into real-world advocacy for their clients. The clinics at Yale are the place where students learn the difference that a committed lawyer can make.”


Fiona Doherty

Class of 1999, Clinical Professor of Law