Yale Law School Today


Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Douglas L. Stevick ’96

Douglas L. Stevick ’96, a 1998 Liman Fellow, is a General Counsel at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.

Friday, July 8, 2022

Ivan Ocon waves the American flag

Veterans Legal Services Clinic client Ivan Ocon returned to the U.S. after being deported to Mexico in 2016. With the clinic's help, he became a U.S. citizen on July 7.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Clifford Alexander Jr at a lectern in the Yale Law faculty lounge

Clifford L. Alexander Jr. ’58 LL.B. delivered a Dean's Lecture at the Law School in 2013.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

sign with the words Stop Gun Violence at a protest march

Marchers in Washington, D.C. protest to end gun violence in 2021.

Thursday, May 26, 2022

State Rep. Patrick Callahan, Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll, Ryanne Bamieh ’23, and Reed-Guevara ’23 at the Connecticut State House

State Rep. Patrick Callahan, Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll, Ryanne Bamieh ’23, and Mila Reed-Guevara ’23 are shown at the Connecticut State Capitol for a meeting to discuss the repeal of Connecticut’s incarceration lien, under which the state can claim money from people who have served time in jail and prison. The Liman Center and partners helped pass a law that places limits on the lien.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Bernstein and Robina Fellows

Recipients of 2022-23 Bernstein and Robina International Human Rights Fellowships, clockwise from top left: Yussef Al Tamimi ’22, Rodrigo Ayala Miret ’22, Luke Connell ’22, Jason Gardiner ’22, Megan Hauptman ’21, Tim Hirschel-Burns ’22, and Lena Riemer ’22.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

In The Press

Black Veteran Groups Seek Policy Agenda on Racial Inequities

Associated Press

The Associated Press reports on research by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic that shows significant differences in disability claim outcomes for Black and white veterans.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

In The Press

The Case for Mandatory Gun-Liability Insurance — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Jason Abaluck

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86  is Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Jason Abaluck is a Professor of Economics at Yale School of Management.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

In The Press

New York’s Red-Flag Law Failed in Buffalo. Here’s How to Fix It. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86  is Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Frederick Vars ’99 is Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In The Press

Feds: National Guard Members on State Duty Can Join Unions

Associated Press

Rekha Kennedy ’23 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in report about a decision that gives active National Guard members the right to unionize.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

In The Press

It Is Time to Repeal Connecticut’s Incarceration Lien —A Commentary by Jenny Carroll, Mila Reed Guevara ’23, and Ryanne Bamieh ’23

The Connecticut Mirror

Jenny Carroll is the Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Mila Reed Guevara and Ryanne Bamieh are members of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

In The Press

Connecticut’s Automotive Dealers Should Examine Their Own Behavior

The Connecticut Mirror

Research by Deputy Dean and the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor Professor Ian Ayres ’86 is cited in a commentary on whether buyers should be able to purchase electric vehicles directly from manufacturers.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022

In The Press

The Superpredator Myth Did a Lot of Damage. Courts Are Beginning to See the Light. — A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92 and Kayla Vinson

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. ’92 is J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Faculty Director of Yale’s Center for Law and Racial Justice. Kayla Vinson is the Center’s Executive Director. 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

In The Press

Historic Supreme Court Confirmation Comes at a Time When Some in the GOP Are Trying To Reverse LGBTQ Rights


John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence Professor William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 discusses objectives behind recent legal challenges to LGBTQ rights.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

In The Press

Colleges Should Be Grateful for ‘Zoom School’ Lawsuits — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79


Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 14, 2022

In The Press

Arizona’s Privatized Prison Health Care Has Been Failing for Years. A New Court Case Could Change That

PBS News Hour

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted about Arizona’s privatized prison health care system.