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Thirteen Yale faculty, alumni appointed to Supreme Court commission

April 15, 2021

Professor Cristina Rodríguez ’95 B.A., ’00 J.D. will co-chair the commission, which will also include Dean Heather Gerken and 11 other Law School affiliates.

After Trump: Reining in the ‘imperial’ presidency

March 29, 2021

Political scientists Stephen Skowronek and John Dearborn discuss their new book, “Phantoms of a Beleaguered Republic,” and the expansion of executive power.

On behalf of LGBT parents, YLS clinic urges overhaul of CT parentage laws

March 23, 2021

New LGBT parents in Connecticut often face legal hurdles as one parent must adopt their child. A new law advocated for by a Yale Law clinic would change that.

Law School clinic releases report on rights for incarcerated parents

March 12, 2021

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School has released a report that examines the consequences of the Adoption and Safe Families Act.

Supermax prison closure marks success for Yale Law School clinic

March 11, 2021

For the past decade, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic supported closing Connecticut’s supermax prison, the Northern Correctional Institution.

YLS students aid in immigration policy tracking project

March 2, 2021

Since it began, 70 law students have worked on the project, tracking all public sources to identify immigration policy changes and adding them in a database.

Bernie Krause on saving the music of the wild

February 24, 2021

A musician, ecologist, and author, Krause joins the When We Talk About Animals podcast to discuss the beauty of and perils facing wild soundscapes.

Yale partnership creates interactive vaccine allocation map

February 1, 2021

A team from Yale and Columbia have created an interactive map of each county in each state proposing how COVID-19 vaccinations could be distributed.

YLS Free Exercise Clinic launches religious liberty workshop series

January 26, 2021

Students and faculty in the religious liberty clinics at Harvard, Stanford, and Texas have been invited to join each of the seven virtual class sessions.

Yale Law School course on gun violence inspires special journal issue

January 25, 2021

Based on Abbe Gluck’s “The Law, Policy, and Guns” course, The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics published a special winter issue on gun violence in America.