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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.

The Supreme Court’s Second Amendment appetite

August 19, 2019

An upcoming case may give some members of the Supreme Court a chance to move the boundaries of the Second Amendment.

The Public Option

August 8, 2019

Anne L. Alstott and Ganesh Sitaraman (Harvard University Press)

ACLU secures victory in education rights case with Yale Law School clinic

August 5, 2019

The California case will end a school practice in which routine misbehavior in school put children in a diversion program similar to criminal probation.

Report finds gender disparity in nominations for military service academies

July 29, 2019

Report finds gender disparity in nominations for military service academies

The invisible hand of Justice Stevens on abortion

July 23, 2019

Stevens was a leading if often unseen strategist who helped protect a woman’s right to choose.

Yale Law School clinic’s suit defending DACA heads to Supreme Court

July 10, 2019

YLS’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is representing six New York DACA recipients and the advocacy organization Make the Road New York.

Guess how much cheaper your auto loan would be if dealers had to play fair

June 27, 2019

Capping interest markups and better harnessing market competition can protect consumers.

Yale law clinic reaches major settlement on behalf of asylum-seeking family

June 27, 2019

YLS’s Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic has announced the settlement of a precedent-setting case against DHS for the practice of family detention.