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Yale Law School kicks off Crossing Divides spring series

February 28, 2024

Judge J. Michael Luttig last week joined Dean Heather Gerken to discuss the value of working across ideological lines to uphold the rule of law.

Examining the importance of voting — and how the right was won

February 27, 2024

“Why We Vote,” a new book by Yale Law School’s Owen M. Fiss, explores what he calls an “elemental duty of citizenship” in America.

Democracy under the lens: Insights from ISPS conference on political power

February 23, 2024

Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies gathered experts on campus last week to explore gerrymandering practices and other levers of political power.

Cross-disciplinary housing course wins design education award

February 19, 2024

A Yale course on affordable housing that is about to yield eight new homes in New Haven is being held up as an example of design education.

Making bureaucracy work for democracy

February 13, 2024

A recent Yale conference convened leading scholars to explore the administrative state and what can be done to make the system work better for democracy.

Yale alumni, students, and faculty at the forefront of environmental law

February 9, 2024

Members of the Yale Law School community are fighting to hold government officials and private companies accountable for their contributions to climate change.

Hurst Horizon Scholarship gives students freedom in Law School and beyond

February 6, 2024

This year, the program is covering 75 scholars — or one in eight Yale Law School students — who are attending tuition-free.

AI and the First Amendment: A Q&A with Jack Balkin

February 5, 2024

Balkin, founder and director of Yale’s Information Society Project, discusses artificial intelligence and the legal repercussions that may occur as it advances.

How start-ups evade scrutiny and ensure executive windfalls

February 1, 2024

Yale Law’s Sven Riethmueller discusses the regulatory holes that allow companies to grant discounted stock options as compensation while preparing to go public.

‘One of the greatest lawyers who ever lived’: Remembering Warner T. McGuinn

January 31, 2024

McGuinn, a member of Yale Law School’s Class of 1887, was the one degree of separation between Mark Twain and Thurgood Marshall.