Yale Law School’s Class of 2023: Advancing the cause of justice

May 23, 2023

This year’s Yale Law School Commencement honored 243 degree candidates as well as the first class of Hurst Horizon scholars.

Yale conference highlights progress, challenges in environmental justice

May 23, 2023

“New Horizons in Conservation” explored both achievements and still-significant challenges facing underrepresented communities in the environmental space.

The law and the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency

May 22, 2023

In recent commentaries, YLS faculty members Abbe R. Gluck and Cristina Rodríguez discussed what comes next after official declarations of the pandemic’s end.

Survey reveals hidden preferences about estate distribution after death

May 11, 2023

State laws may be out of step with the wishes of many Americans, according to the first large-scale, nationally representative survey.

AI and the possibilities for the legal profession — and legal education

May 5, 2023

In a new Yale Law School course, discussions cover the risks associated with artificial intelligence, but also how these tools can improve the legal system.

Associate U.S. Attorney General addresses equal access at YLS colloquium

April 28, 2023

During her visit to Yale, Vanita Gupta discussed new DOJ guidance that takes a critical view of the use of money as punishment in the criminal legal system.

The rules of the game: Exploring law and ethics through the prism of sports

April 25, 2023

Two spring courses at Yale Law School used sports to delve into the ethical, philosophical, and leadership topics that undergird legal practice and systems.

PODCAST: YLS’s Doug NeJaime on the changing landscape of family law

April 24, 2023

The Yale Law School professor discusses the outlook of parentage laws across the country and his work with students to pass the Connecticut Parentage Act.

As pandemic prison populations fell, proportion of Black prisoners rose

April 19, 2023

Yale researchers, colleagues say pandemic rise in proportion of Black prisoners highlights racial disparities in sentencing.

Yale team wins regional title in National Trial Competition

April 14, 2023

For the first time since 2016, a team from Yale Law School advanced to the national championships of the country’s premier trial advocacy competition.