Law

One year ago, two YLS alumni reunited on opposite sides of the travel ban

February 2, 2018

Farshad Ghodoosi ’15 was detained at JFK when returning home from Morocco. Without knowing for whom, his YLS classmate Amanda Elbogen ’13 stepped up to help.

The Quadcast: Are there limits to religious freedom?

February 2, 2018

YDS’ Tisa Wenger discusses conflicts of religious freedom in the U.S., including cases of discrimination against Muslims and same-sex couples.

Judge Winter ’57 B.A., ’60 LL.B. awarded federal judiciary’s highest honor

January 25, 2018

At a ceremony attended by five Supreme Court justices, Judge Ralph K. Winter ’60 was given the Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.

A Syria plan that breaks the law

January 24, 2018

The commitment of the American people to an indefinite conflict in Syria will break just about every relevant law on the books.

To help #MeToo stick, end mandatory arbitration

January 24, 2018

Even as the #MeToo moment becomes a movement, employers are trying to stop individuals from obtaining the accountability and justice that so many are demanding.

Trump’s quest to make America white again

January 22, 2018

President Trump's immigration policies should give pause to those taking comfort in the idea that American democracy has not yet been fatally undermined.

YLS and YSPH partnership works to address skyrocketing cost of medicines

January 22, 2018

The Global Health Justice Partnership, a joint venture between Yale’s schools of Law and Public Health, aims to increase access to life-saving medicines.

Was Israel’s stealth missile attack on Syria legal?

January 19, 2018

The Israeli airstrikes over the past year may be a sign that the Trump administration is willing to tolerate actions by allies that violate the UN Charter.

YLS Financial Markets and Corporate Law Clinic tackles real-world issues

January 19, 2018

Led by student-generated interests, the clinic explores corporate finance in the context of emergent financial technologies and the creation of public policy.

YLS students decide the case in innovative arbitration clinic

January 18, 2018

The Arbitration Project clinic works through a partnership with the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection to help resolve real-life disputes.