Law

Was Israel’s stealth missile attack on Syria legal?

January 19, 2018

The Israeli airstrikes over the past year may be a sign that the Trump administration is willing to tolerate actions by allies that violate the UN Charter.

YLS Financial Markets and Corporate Law Clinic tackles real-world issues

January 19, 2018

Led by student-generated interests, the clinic explores corporate finance in the context of emergent financial technologies and the creation of public policy.

YLS students decide the case in innovative arbitration clinic

January 18, 2018

The Arbitration Project clinic works through a partnership with the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection to help resolve real-life disputes.

YLS students mobilize to protect clients from DACA termination

January 17, 2018

A Yale law clinic’s Sep. 5 filing on behalf of Martín Batalla Vidal was the first legal challenge to President Trump’s DACA policy in the nation.

Yale law professor Yair Listokin breaks down the new tax bill

January 12, 2018

Professor Listokin, the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at YLS, has examined the new tax legislation and offers his opinions on its biggest changes.

Divinity dean: The effect of the new tax bill on schools like YDS

January 11, 2018

The new tax plan will “impose an unfair burden” on schools trying to offer generous financial aid packages, argues Greg Sterling, Dean of Yale Divinity School.

In memoriam: Geoffrey Hazard, former SOM dean

January 11, 2018

Geoffrey C. Hazard Jr., a leading scholar of legal ethics, died on January 10, 2018. He was 88 years old.

Solomon Center to host conference on policy, politics, and law of cancer

January 8, 2018

Titled “The Policy, Politics and Law of Cancer,” the groundbreaking conference will be held in New Haven on Feb. 8-9th, 2018. Registration is now open.

YLS clinic sues Environmental Protection Agency over records

January 5, 2018

The suit would require the EPA to regularly disclose a detailed copy of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's daily schedule to the public.

YLS professor Zachary Liscow studies economic impact of immigration status

December 20, 2017

Liscow has co-authored a paper titled, “Does Legal Status Affect Educational Attainment in Immigrant Families?”