Law

Yale Law School professor challenges presidential war powers in court

October 31, 2017

On Oct. 27, Bruce Ackerman, with attorney David Remes, presented oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the legality of America’s war against ISIS.

Hillary Clinton discusses election, new book at Yale Law School

October 30, 2017

Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to Yale Law School on Oct. 25 to talk about her book “What Happened,” during a conversation with Dean Heather Gerken.

Do body cameras affect police officers’ behavior? Not so much

October 27, 2017

Yale political scientist Alexander Coppock describes what happened when police officers in Washington, D.C. began wearing the devices.

There is no 1st Amendment right to speak on a college campus

October 25, 2017

The language and structure of First Amendment rights is a misguided way to conceptualize the complex processes that make education for citizenship possible.

Yale Law School clinic helps free man after 23 years in prison

October 24, 2017

Testimony provided by the Ethics Bureau at Yale Law School led to a man charged with double murder being freed and released from custody after 23 years.

Law clinic instrumental in Supreme Court reversal of capital murder case

October 6, 2017

The Supreme Court decision was made based on arguments students put forth through the Ethics Bureau clinic at Yale Law School.

Yale Law School clinic sues Commerce Department over census records

October 6, 2017

The clinic filed a federal lawsuit to compel the Commerce Department to produce records it has unlawfully withheld about preparations for the 2020 Census.

Watch via livestream on Oct. 30: Anita Hill in Women of Yale Lecture Series

October 4, 2017

Yale alumna Anita Hill ’80 J.D. will join President Peter Salovey in a conversation on Monday, Oct. 30, as part of the President’s Women of Yale Lecture Series.

Law professor Amar testifies before Senate on special counsel legislation

September 29, 2017

Akhil Reed Amar testified before the U.S. Senate about two bills that attempt to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by the President.

Law clinic defends right to an education before Connecticut Supreme Court

September 29, 2017

Students and faculty defended the clinic’s 2016 trial court victory which found that the state was not educating its most disadvantaged children.