Yale Law School Today


Friday, March 19, 2021

Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Dr. Jonathan Epstein

Dr. Jonathan Epstein, Vice President for Science and Outreach at EcoHealth Alliance, spoke on February 17 as part of the One Health Speaker Series hosted by the Law, Ethics & Animals Program (LEAP) at Yale Law School.

Monday, February 22, 2021

Kichwa woman

A Kichwa woman in San Martin, Peru. Credit: Miluska Elguera Solar / FPP

Monday, February 8, 2021

Photograph of Michael A. Varet '65 speaking at Alumni Weekend 2008

Michael A. Varet '65 speaking at Alumni Weekend 2008

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Friday, December 18, 2020

LEAP Conference

Yale Law School’s Law, Ethics & Animals Program will cohost an online conference,“Big-Ag and Antitrust,” on January 16, 2021.

Monday, November 9, 2020

Hong Kong Harbor

The harbor and skyline of Hong Kong.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


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Friday, February 7, 2020


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Friday, January 24, 2020


Friday, January 17, 2020


Thursday, October 24, 2019


Thursday, February 14, 2019


Thursday, April 22, 2021

In The Press

These are the World’s Largest Banks That are Increasing and Decreasing Their Fossil Fuel Financing


Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNBC report on commercial and investment banks and the fossil fuel industry.

Friday, April 16, 2021

In The Press

Yale Creates New Principles for Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Yale Daily News

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in the Yale Daily News about new principles for investment in the fossil fuel industry approved by the Yale Corporation. Professor Macey is chair of the University’s Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

In The Press

Suburb Housing Quest Enters New Phase

New Haven Independent

Karen Anderson ’21 is quoted and the Community and Economic Development Clinic is mentioned in a New Haven Independent report on efforts to challenge zoning restrictions in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Sunday, March 28, 2021

In The Press

Markey and Progressive Democrats See Infrastructure Bill as a Way to Accomplish Green New Deal Goals

The Boston Globe

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in The Boston Globe about the Green New Deal.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In The Press

Haaland tells senators she sees ongoing role for fossil fuels

Roll Call

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted in an article about Deb Haaland, who has been nominated for Secretary of the Interior.

Thursday, February 18, 2021

In The Press

World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19


Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

In The Press

Business leaders hope they can satisfy Biden’s big climate goals with their own promises—not regulation


Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in Fortune article regarding the Biden administration’s goals concerning environmental policy.

Monday, January 4, 2021

In The Press

Finally, a chance for environmental justice — A Commentary by Gerald Torres and Kathleen Rogers

Canton Daily Ledger

Gerald Torres is Professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Law at the Law School. Kathleen Rogers is President of Earthday.org.

Friday, December 18, 2020

In The Press

With a Single Climate Initiative, Biden Could Generate $4 Trillion for Green Investment — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67


Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale.

Thursday, December 17, 2020

In The Press

Climate change turns up the heat on ad industry


Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is quoted in a Reuters story about advertising, climate change, and the energy sector.