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A YLS alum’s journey from lawyer to award-winning producer

August 9, 2018

It’s usually a stretch to introduce a couple of circus clowns to create a plot complication. But for Lily Fan ’04 J.D., it’s a true story — and it worked.

Yale, other schools file brief supporting diversity in college admissions

July 31, 2018

Yale has joined 15 other universities and colleges in filing an amicus brief in a case about the legality of Harvard's whole-person admissions process.

YLS alum is re-making the future of cars

July 31, 2018

Kevin Czinger ’87 J.D. is founder of Divergent 3D, a company that combines visionary automobile design and software with sustainable 3D metal printing.

Yale Cyber Leadership Forum reports on key areas of cyber risk

July 31, 2018

The Forum focuses on bridging the divide among the law, tech, and business communities in cyber security. Its latest report is free and available to the public.

Democrats need a Plan B for the Supreme Court. Here’s one option.

July 30, 2018

A court-balancing proposal by the Democrats should commit the party to expanding the size of the Supreme Court by appointing two new judges.

The fate of the ACA could turn on Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment

July 24, 2018

Five questions Democrats should ask the Supreme Court nominee as threats to Obamacare bubble up from lower courts.

Yale and other schools file amicus brief in support of maintaining DACA

July 24, 2018

The brief was filed with 18 other schools in support of efforts to defend DACA against a legal challenge to the program brought by Texas and six other states.

Yale scholars tackle opioid crisis in groundbreaking journal issue

July 23, 2018

Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

A Kavanaugh signal on abortion?

July 19, 2018

Existing opinions on abortion by Samuel Alito and Brett Kavanaugh allows us to make an educated guess about the Supreme Court’s future abortion jurisprudence.

Yale Law School clinic helps reunite immigrant families

July 18, 2018

Two separated and detained immigrant families were reunited after a challenge by the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Connecticut Legal...