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The Supreme Court is showing an instinct for self-preservation

June 20, 2019

The court has passed on contentious cases about abortion and the rights of same-sex couples. Will it now drop the census case?

Who cares about the Supreme Court’s ‘legitimacy’?

June 6, 2019

Conservatives seem to assume that only the chief justice is moved by fears that he and his colleagues will end up looking like politicians in robes.

YLS clinic secures deferred action for man who spent 19 months in sanctuary

June 4, 2019

Yale Law School Immigrant Rights Clinic client Sujitno Sajuti had been in sanctuary in the Unitarian Universalist Church in Meriden since Oct. 2017.

Yale Law School 2019 Commencement — working together and for one another

May 21, 2019

At this year’s Commencement, more than 200 YLS graduates were urged to build community and find a fulfilling balance between career aspirations and family.

Common Law and Natural Law in America

May 15, 2019

Andrew Forsyth, assistant secretary for student life (Cambridge University Press)

YLS clinic asks UN rapporteur to condemn ‘torture’ in Connecticut prisons

May 15, 2019

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic has filed an allegation letter documenting solitary confinement and other abusive practices in state prisons.

YLS professor launches coalition to protect LGBT parents and their children

May 8, 2019

The newly announced Connecticut Parentage Act Coalition is composed of Yale Law School students, faculty, local stakeholders, and civil rights groups.

New Law and Political Economy Project launched at YLS

May 3, 2019

The program will bring together scholars, practitioners, and students to challenge the dominance of market fundamentalism within legal scholarship and practice.

Stacey Abrams ’99 J.D. receives Yale Law Women Alumni Achievement Award

April 30, 2019

Abrams, the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and a former candidate for Georgia governor, was awarded in a ceremony on April 17.

Portrait of former Dean Robert Post ’77 J.D. joins historic YLS collection

April 26, 2019

The portrait, painted by artist Burton Silverman, was unveiled at a ceremony on April 18, 2019 attended by Post along with friends, family, and colleagues.