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Dean Gerken welcomes new students to Yale Law School

August 19, 2021

The new class is the most diverse in Yale Law School history and comes to New Haven with a record of academic excellence and exceptional accomplishments.

You can quote us: The New Yale Book of Quotations is on its way

August 18, 2021

Yale Law Library’s Fred R. Shapiro, editor of the new volume, talks about his quote obsession, the inspiration for a new edition, and what makes a good quote.

Home is here

July 26, 2021

YLS faculty and students have been on the front lines of many of the country’s biggest immigration law cases, changing clients’ lives in the process.

Supporting children and families through law

July 21, 2021

YLS interviews faculty Anne L. Alstott about her medical-legal partnership with the Yale Child Study Center and its work to improve the lives of families.

Leadership lessons from the pandemic

July 19, 2021

Relationships, skills, and habits of mind cultivated at Yale Law School helped these five alumni lead institutions and teams with resilience in trying times.

SCOTUS sides with Amish in case supported by Free Exercise Clinic

July 13, 2021

A Yale Law School legal clinic brief backed Amish plaintiffs’ challenge of a law compelling the use of modern septic systems for certain wastewater disposal.

Strong immigration enforcement likely harming health among Hispanic adults

July 7, 2021

New YSPH research finds increased immigration enforcement is linked to reduced use of health care services among Hispanic adults, including those with diabetes.

Can ‘sin taxes’ do a better job?

June 29, 2021

Yale SOM’s Katja Seim and co-authors examine the success of Pennsylvania's uniform liquor tax in generating state revenue and discouraging unhealthy...

Yale joins court brief supporting work program for international students

June 24, 2021

The brief supports continuing Optional Practical Training, which allows students with F1-visa status to gain practical training beyond their coursework.

Can Congress create real competition for Big Tech?

June 17, 2021

Yale SOM's Fiona Scott Morton says antitrust legislation aiming for interoperability and non-discrimination between platforms could improve competition.