Law

Psychiatry and the Law

November 14, 2017

Edited by Dr. Tobias Wasser, assistant professor of psychiatry (Springer)

Law students felt call to serve at an early age

November 10, 2017

While their childhoods were very different, Aaron Haviland and Tianyi Xin's desire to serve drew them both to the military and then to Yale Law School.

Just a Journalist: On the Press, Life, and the Spaces Between

November 8, 2017

Linda Greenhouse, the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School (Harvard University Press)

The cultural history of religious freedom and parallels to today

November 6, 2017

Tisa Wenger, associate professor of American religious history, discusses her new book, "Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal.”

Justice and Empathy: Toward a Constitutional Ideal

November 2, 2017

Robert A. Burt (1939-2015), the Alexander M. Bickel Professor Emeritus of Law (Yale University Press)

Yale Women Innovators: Dorothy Tegeler ’16 J.D., on helping asylum seekers

November 1, 2017

Dorothy Tegeler discusses the Asylum Seekers Advocacy Project, which aims to prevent the wrongful detention and deportation of refugee women and children.

The fight against sexual harassment isn’t nearly over, says Anita Hill

October 31, 2017

Anita Hill described her own experience testifying before Congress about sexual harassment in 1991 and about the continuing struggle to put an end to it.

Study shows voting does not reduce crime

October 31, 2017

The study casts doubt on the theory that political engagement, such as voting, fosters good citizens and makes people more likely to obey the law.

Yale Law School professor challenges presidential war powers in court

October 31, 2017

On Oct. 27, Bruce Ackerman, with attorney David Remes, presented oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the legality of America’s war against ISIS.

Hillary Clinton discusses election, new book at Yale Law School

October 30, 2017

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Yale Law School on Oct. 25 to talk about her book “What Happened,” during a conversation with Dean Heather Gerken.