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Indigenous Brazilian activists challenge academia to act

May 21, 2024

A May 10 conference at Yale brought together academics and activists working on indigenous rights and environmental justice in the Amazon.

Celebrating Yale Law School’s Class of 2024

May 21, 2024

Under sunny skies, Yale Law School Commencement honored 244 degree candidates in New Haven.

Fighting for women’s inclusion in public policy

May 16, 2024

Heidi Hartmann ’74 Ph.D., an early Yale Economics woman graduate whose career is rooted in activism, discusses how sisterhood can shape policy decisions.

YLS’s Fred Shapiro honored by American Association of Law Librarians

May 15, 2024

Shapiro has been named a 2024 recipient of the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, the AALL’s highest honor.

State Supreme Court sides with Yale law clinic in foreclosure case

May 9, 2024

In a unanimous decision released last week, the court sided with Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic in its case against an alleged insurance kickback scheme.

Tech tools and human values: Conference explores AI’s impact in government

April 29, 2024

A recent Yale conference explored the latest research on how government uses technology to guide decision making and how to ensure its responsible use.

‘Crossing Divides’ welcomes Secretary Jeh Johnson and Judge Thomas Griffith

April 23, 2024

On April 3, the Yale Law School conversation series featured Johnson and Griffith sharing their experiences working across ideological divides.

From Yale to the White House: Making a career in policy and public service

April 15, 2024

Yale College and Law School alumna Elizabeth Wilkins recently returned to campus to share insights from her experiences working in local and federal government.

Shaping the future of artificial intelligence

April 10, 2024

Long before ChatGPT became a household name, Yale Law faculty were immersed in learning about legal pathways to regulating AI and harnessing its potential.

‘Methane Majors’: Climate change, animal agriculture, and the law

April 5, 2024

A new study by the Yale Law, Ethics & Animals Program examines legal challenges to major animal agriculture firms’ contributions to climate change.