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Stacey Abrams ’99 J.D. receives Yale Law Women Alumni Achievement Award

April 30, 2019

Abrams, the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and a former candidate for Georgia governor, was awarded in a ceremony on April 17.

Portrait of former Dean Robert Post ’77 J.D. joins historic YLS collection

April 26, 2019

The portrait, painted by artist Burton Silverman, was unveiled at a ceremony on April 18, 2019 attended by Post along with friends, family, and colleagues.

Courts need safeguards against unreliable jailhouse witness testimony

April 25, 2019

The use of jailhouse witness testimony in criminal trials is a leading cause of wrongful convictions.

YLS clinic helps write state’s first guidelines on pregnant workers’ rights

April 24, 2019

Students from the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School helped research and draft the guidelines, known as the Best Practices...

Yale Law School team reaches semifinals of Jessup Moot Court

April 23, 2019

A team of YLS students reached the semifinals of the international rounds of the world’s largest moot court competition in Washington, D.C.

YLS Professor Zachary Liscow on the effects of tax policy changes

April 16, 2019

As tax season draws to a close, Liscow discusses the effects of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 on everyday Americans.

Lawfare editor to discuss the close of the Mueller investigation

April 15, 2019

Benjamin Wittes will speak on ‘What Comes Next?’ as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism on Tuesday, April 16 at 4 p.m., at Yale Law School.

A Supreme Court do-over

April 11, 2019

I feel as if I’m watching a steady corrosion of the Supreme Court justices’ ability to work together.

Three Yale Law School faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

April 10, 2019

Muneer Ahmad, James Forman Jr., and Samuel Moyn were were appointed to endowed professorships.

Samuel Moyn designated the Luce Professor of Jurisprudence

April 10, 2019

Moyn focuses his research on international law, human rights, the law of war, and legal thought, in both historical and current perspective.