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Monday, November 5, 2012


Tom Tyler to Give Macklin Fleming Inaugural Lecture on Legitimacy in Everyday Law

Tom Tyler will present his inaugural lecture as the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law on Dec. 10, 2012, on the topic, “Legitimacy in Everyday Law.”

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


City and CED Clinic Rank Banks in First-Ever New Haven Community Impact Report Card

The City of New Haven and the Community and Economic Development Clinic at Yale Law School have released the first-ever New Haven Community Impact Report Card that ranks banks operating in the City on 30 categories.

Thursday, September 13, 2012


YLS Students to Receive Invaluable Experience in Public Interest Law as Ford Foundation Commits Grant to Inaugural Fellowship Program

Yale Law School will receive a grant from the Ford Foundation to offer 25 Yale Law students an unprecedented chance to gain experience on the frontlines of public interest law next summer.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012


Liman Program Awards Nine New Fellowships and Four Fellowship Extensions

The Arthur Liman Public Interest Program has awarded nine new fellowships and four fellowship extensions for 2012-2013.

Thursday, May 10, 2012


Judge Louis H. Pollak ’48, Former YLS Dean, Dies at 89

U.S. District Judge Louis H. Pollak ’48, a former dean and 19-year faculty member at Yale Law School, died May 8 at age 89.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012


YLS Students Play Role in Connecticut’s Decision to Repeal Death Penalty

The repeal of Connecticut’s death penalty is cause for reflection and a sense of accomplishment for many current and former Yale Law School students who worked diligently behind the scenes to make it happen.

Monday, April 16, 2012


Yale Law School Congratulates Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2012-2013

Yale Law School congratulates the current students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2012-2013.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012


YLS Clinic Students Contribute to Noted Gas Pipeline Lawsuit

Two Yale Law students were acknowledged recently for their work with the San Francisco city attorney’s office on a noted gas pipeline lawsuit.

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Today is a wonderful time to be blessed with legal training and to be able to go out and take on the enormous challenges of a difficult world — with an aspiration to lead tempered by humility at the complexity, difficulty, discipline, and self-sacrifice inherent in the task.”


Ben W. Heineman, Jr.

Class of 1971