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Yale, other schools file amicus brief on ‘unlawful presence’ visa change

January 17, 2019

A new DHS policy would deter international students from seeking study in America, harming higher education and ultimately the U.S. economy, argues the brief.

No, Trump cannot declare an ‘emergency’ to build his wall

January 7, 2019

If he did, and used soldiers to build it, they would all be committing a federal crime.

A call to arms at the Supreme Court

January 3, 2019

Conservative judges worry that the Second Amendment has become “a second-class right.”

YaleNews looks back on 2018

December 19, 2018

Over the course of 2018, YaleNews published more than 1,200 stories — from news of awards and honors to groundbreaking discoveries, campus events and much more.

Clinic students testify to protect access to reproductive health care

December 13, 2018

Their Nov. 28 testimony was regarding a proposal by Yale New Haven Hospital to shift primary care patients to a new center at Long Wharf.

A People’s Constitution: The Everyday Life of Law in the Indian Republic

December 13, 2018

Rohit De, assistant professor of history (Princeton University Press)

Law library books come home again

December 11, 2018

The Lillian Goldman Law Library has (re)acquired two historic 18th-century books, bringing them home to the Law School 145 years after they last left.

Media Freedom & Information Access clinic files lawsuit against CIA

December 7, 2018

The suit, filed on behalf of two journalists, alleges a CIA effort to mislead the American public about the effectiveness of torture.

How to fill a Supreme Court vacancy

December 6, 2018

George H.W. Bush was by turns conciliatory and confrontational. The combative approach put Clarence Thomas on the court.

The judge and the frog: Student takes expertise to Supreme Court

November 29, 2018

Dual-degree student Katie Bleau was in front of SCOTUS on one of the more important moments in its recent history — but not for the reason you think.