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Heather K. Gerken reappointed dean of Yale Law School

January 19, 2022

Gerken, an acclaimed teacher and one of the country’s leading experts on constitutional law and election law, has been reappointed dean of Yale Law School.

Decades-long friendship sustains litigators

January 19, 2022

Three Yale Law School alumnae forged lasting personal and professional bonds while working for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.

Here at Yale: Stories of a spymaster

December 22, 2021

Former CIA deputy director Michael Morell gives Jackson Institute students an inside look at the modern intelligence agency.

Yale Law School looks back at a year of work with impact

December 17, 2021

Yale Law School reflects on its community’s work in 2021 to effect positive change across disciplines and around the country.

Law School clinic files suit on behalf of Georgia election workers

December 3, 2021

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has filed a suit against the website Gateway Pundit on behalf of two women who served as 2020 election workers.

Yale Law School symposium honors alumna’s civil rights legacy

November 19, 2021

Influential scholar and voting rights litigator Lani Guinier ’74 J.D. was the focus of a recent symposium that challenged participants to carry on her work.

The War on Cancer at 50

November 17, 2021

A new book co-edited by Yale’s Abby R. Gluck and Charles Fuchs offers an unprecedented look into the politics, policy, regulation, and science of cancer.

Law School alumni tackle voting rights challenges nationwide

November 10, 2021

Four YLS alumni discuss their efforts to expand voting rights in the United States through litigation, policymaking, scholarship, and more.

Vicki Schultz launches Civil Rights Law Project and new seminar

November 5, 2021

Yale Law students will learn from U.S. Department of Justice attorneys who prosecuted workplace discrimination in the first decade of the Civil Rights Act.

Drug policy and its consequences: Three essential questions

November 4, 2021

YSPH professor Jason Hockenberry discusses the health implications surrounding the legalization of recreational marijuana and the opioid crisis.