Yale Law School Today


Thursday, January 27, 2022

Frankie Hedgepeth

Frankie Hedgepeth ’22 will spend two years gaining academic and practical experience in courtroom advocacy.

Thursday, December 16, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Lani Guinier and Sherrie L. Russell-Brown

Lani Guinier ’74 (right) and Senior Research Scholar in Law Sherrie L. Russell-Brown, who co-organized a symposium on Guinier’s life and legacy, in 2019.

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

In The Press

2022 Update: Good Governance Paper No. 5: Prepublication Review – How to Fix a Broken System

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 published an essay providing an update to the Good Governance Papers with Jack Goldsmith ’89.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

In The Press

Governments — Including Connecticut’s — Continue Using Algorithms in the Dark

Connecticut Mirror

A report released by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is cited in an article about how government agencies are using algorithms to make policy decisions.

Monday, January 24, 2022

In The Press

Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to Affirmative Action at Harvard and U.N.C.

The New York Times

YLS Professor Justin Driver is quoted about a case challenging affirmative action programs that will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall.

Monday, December 27, 2021

In The Press

CT Leading the Way for LGBTQ Parents and Their Children — A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime

Connecticut Post

Douglas NeJaime is Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 9, 2021

In The Press

Bring Back the Tax Ferrets — A Commentary by Yair Listokin '05

Bloomberg Tax

Yair Listokin is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021

In The Press

Penalized for Becoming a Father? Ex-Cadet Sues Coast Guard Academy Over Policy Barring Student-Parents

Connecticut Law Tribune

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a report about a lawsuit filed by a former Coast Guard Academy cadet alleging he was terminated from the academy after becoming a parent.

Thursday, December 2, 2021

In The Press

Georgia Election Workers Suing Conspiracy Website over ‘Campaign of Lies’

NBC News

The Media Freedom and Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is mentioned in a story about a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia election workers.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

In The Press

Three Cheers for the Parentage Act

Connecticut Law Tribune

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Doug NeJaime is mentioned in a commentary about the state’s Parentage Act, which provides streamlined pathways to establishing legal recognition of parents for all children.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

In The Press

Should National Guard Troops be Permitted to Form Unions? A New Lawsuit Asks a Judge to Say Yes

Stars and Stripes

Josh Britt ’22 comments on a suit filed by Connecticut labor unions, represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, asking a judge to rule that a law barring federal military troops from forming unions does not apply to National Guard members on state active duty.

Thursday, November 11, 2021

In The Press

‘A New Generation of Changemakers’: New Yale Law Program Aims to Give Grads a Broader Professional Skill Set


Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted in a Law.com story announcing the launch of The Tsai Leadership Program at Yale Law School.