Yale Law School Today


Wednesday, May 3, 2023

Professor Bill Eskridge in front of a projector screen

Advancing technologies raise important ethics issues, said Professor William Eskridge Jr. ’78.

Monday, April 24, 2023

DeMaurice Smith teaching his class

Visiting Lecturer in Law DeMaurice “De” Smith, executive director of the National Football League Players Association, taught Law, Leadership, and Ethics in Sports Leagues at the Law School this spring.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

students wearing virtual reality headsets in a classroom

Students try out virtual reality headsets and discuss the possibilities of incorporating virtual reality into evidentiary proceedings or meeting with clients in the metaverse.

Friday, November 18, 2022

A group of six people standing for a photo with one holding an award

At a Connecticut Council on Freedom of Information event, at which the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic received an award for its work: from left, Connecticut Foundation for Open Government President Bill Fish, Stephanie Rice ’23, Jonathan Gibson ’24, MFIA Clinical Fellow Stephen Stich ’17, Council President Dan Klau, and Marlene Arias ’24. (Photo: Gary Lewis)

Thursday, September 15, 2022


Thursday, September 15, 2022


Friday, February 7, 2020


Friday, October 5, 2018


Wednesday, June 13, 2018


Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Thursday, March 1, 2018


Monday, December 18, 2017


Monday, November 20, 2017


Sunday, November 19, 2017


Tuesday, May 23, 2023

In The Press

This Is Why I Teach My Law Students How to Hack— A Commentary by Scott J. Shapiro

The New York Times

Scott J. Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School. 

Friday, May 19, 2023

In The Press

Procedural Justice Can Address Generative Ai’s Trust/Legitimacy Problem — A Commentary by Tracey Meares, Sudhir Venkatesh, and Matt Katsaros


Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and a Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

In The Press

‘Fancy Bear Goes Phishing’ Review: The Art of Hacking Humans

The Wall Street Journal

Fancy Bear Goes Phishing, the new book by Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law Scott J. Shapiro, is reviewed.

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

In The Press

To Fight Defamation Suit, Fox News Cites Election Conspiracy Theories

The Washington Post

Floyd Abrams Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 comments on the Fox News defense strategy in a high-profile lawsuit over the network promoting conspiracy theories about voting machines in the 2020 presidential election.

Friday, August 26, 2022

In The Press

Are Defamation Lawsuits an Effective Tool Against the Onslaught of Misinformation?

NPR / Here and Now

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David A. Schulz ’78 discusses how to combat misinformation. 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

In The Press

Court Orders State Police To Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Central Maine

Ruling in a case that the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped bring to court, a judge has ordered the Maine State Police to provide the state’s two biggest newspapers with previously concealed parts of police disciplinary records.

Monday, May 9, 2022

In The Press

Reversing Roe in the Digital Age


Information Society Project Executive Director Nikolas Guggenberger discusses the potential impact of overturning Roe v. Wade on online privacy issues.

Thursday, February 17, 2022

In The Press

Spotify Must Be More Transparent About its Rules of the Road — A Commentary by Tracey Meares et al.

Tech Crunch

Tracey Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

In The Press

Sarah Palin May Find That Libel Doesn’t Mean What It Used To — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79


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

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.