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With YSPH professor, Rep. DeLauro calls for ban of PFAS in food containers

October 9, 2019

Alongside Yale epidemiologist called for a ban of the controversial chemicals at a press conference in North Haven.

Yale and other universities file amicus brief in support of DACA

October 4, 2019

The Oct. 4 brief argues that rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program would “undermine [the schools’] educational missions.”

James Comey to speak in ‘The Big Picture’ lecture series

October 4, 2019

Comey, a former director of the FBI, will be joined by Yale history professor Beverly Gage and Jackson Institute lecturer Asha Rangappa during the Oct. 1 event.

Degrading strip search of 200 women prisoners cries out for courts to act

October 3, 2019

Courts need to put constitutional law to work on behalf of women prisoners.

Former ambassador Samantha Power to speak in ‘Big Picture’ lecture series

October 1, 2019

Power, the 28th U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak on campus on Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. as part of “The Big Picture” lecture series.

YLS clinic to host conference on accountability and the presidency

September 30, 2019

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School will host its annual Access and Accountability Conference on October 4–5.

Yale Law School to host conference on the Affordable Care Act

September 17, 2019

The event, to be held Sept. 26-27, will bring together lawmakers and scholars to discuss the landmark bill’s passage and its legacy after 10 years.

Yale joins call to Congress to pass permanent protection for Dreamers

September 13, 2019

In support of comprehensive DACA legislation, Yale and others have signed a letter addressed to Congressional leaders from the American Council on Education.

Law, Ethics & Animals Program to launch at Yale Law School

September 5, 2019

The new initiative will launch during the 2019–2020 academic year as an interdisciplinary “think and do tank” to address industrialized animal cruelty.

YLS clinic scores Connecticut Supreme Court win for mortgage borrowers

August 27, 2019

A case won by Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic has broadened the kinds of bank misconduct mortgage borrowers can raise when defending against a foreclosure.