Yale Law School Today


Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Thursday, October 27, 2022

A group of panelists seated at a table before a blank screen, rows of audience members in theater seating

The symposium Incarceration and Imagination explored writing inside and outside of prison walls.

Friday, September 16, 2022

Justyna Gudzowska ’04 seated in front of a chalkboard

Justyna Gudzowska ’04, Director of Illicit Finance Policy at The Sentry, led the Human Rights Workshop, “Targeted Sanctions as a Tool for Human Rights and Accountability.”

Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Jessica Tueller ’21 with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights colleagues

Jessica Tueller ’21 (left), a Robina Fellow at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, worked with with former Commissioner Flávia Piovesan (center), and Human Rights Specialist Manuel Canahui.

Monday, November 7, 2022


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Wednesday, November 17, 2021


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Thursday, September 30, 2021


Tuesday, September 21, 2021


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Saturday, October 22, 2022

In The Press

Why a Question About Slavery Is Now on the Ballot in 5 States

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores comments on ballot measures in five states that would ban slavery or involuntary servitude as punishment.

Friday, September 30, 2022

In The Press

California Governor Vetoes Limits on Solitary Confinement

Al Jazeera

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the decline in the use of solitary confinement in prisons nationally. The story also cites a report co-authored by the Liman Center on the number of people in solitary confinement in the United States.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In The Press

The Case for Creating an International Tribunal to Prosecute the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

In The Press

Nearly 50,000 People Held in Solitary Confinement in U.S., Report Says

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the declining use solitary confinement in a news story on a report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law. 

Monday, August 8, 2022

In The Press

The Humanitarian Paradox: When Do We Fight, Why Do We Fight?

Responsible Statecraft

Professor of Law Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99 discusses the problems with U.S. intervention and why restraint is needed to preserve America’s credibility in human rights.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

In The Press

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Businesses May Refuse LGBTQ Couples for Same-Sex Wedding Services

USA Today

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is quoted in a news story about a case before the Supreme Court about whether businesses may refuse to serve LGBTQ customers based on religious objections.


Thursday, April 14, 2022

In The Press

Biden Calls Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine a ‘Genocide.’ Is It a War Crime?

USA Today

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh comments on whether genocide can be considered a war crime. 

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.

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.

Saturday, March 12, 2022

In The Press

Russian Attacks Hit at Least 9 Ukrainian Medical Facilities, Visual Evidence Shows

The Washington Post

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted about visual evidence reporters obtained showing that Russia had attacked Ukrainian medical facilities.