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

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