Yale Law School Today


Friday, September 24, 2021

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 delivers the inaugural William K. Townsend lecture on Nov. 8, 2021.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Attica exhibition poster

A new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library chronicles some of the responses to the Attica prison uprising of 1971, prompted by its 50th anniversary.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

soldiers loading a plane

As American wars have become more humane, they have also become endless, Professor Samuel Moyn argues in his new book.

Monday, November 29, 2021

In The Press

Can Federal Legislation Rein in South Dakota Trusts?

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law John Langbein comments on U.S. trusts in relation to proposed legislation designed to increase regulation around trust laws.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

In The Press

Stephen Breyer’s Supreme Delusions

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and coauthor Ryan D. Doerfler of the University of Chicago Law School review the new book by Justice Stephen Breyer, The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

In The Press

An Early History of Rulemaking Power

The Regulatory Review

A paper by William K. Townsend Professor of Law Professor of Law Nicholas R. Parrillo on an early exercise of federal administrative power is summarized.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In The Press

The Dangers of Making War Less Dangerous

The New York Times

The New York Times reviews Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, the new book by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In The Press

The Lawfare Podcast: ‘Humane’ with Samuel Moyn


Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses his new book.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

In The Press

Michael Ratner’s Tragedy, and Ours — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Review of Books

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

In The Press

Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

The New York Times

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization Carol M. Rose and Senior Research Scholar Richard Brooks comment in a story about homeowners removing racially restrictive covenants from their property records. 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

In The Press

What Thurgood Marshall Taught Me — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The New York Times

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

Thursday, June 24, 2021

In The Press

‘The Words That Made Us’ Review: Constitutionally Speaking

The Wall Street Journal

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar’s book The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation 1760-1840 is reviewed.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

In The Press

We Are Family: Connecticut Passes New Parentage Law to Embrace Modern Families


An analysis of Connecticut's new parentage law notes the role of Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime in the shaping of the law.