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Yale Law clinics take on discriminatory reproductive health policies

January 25, 2024

Two Yale legal clinics recently won a federal suit against the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs for discriminatory IVF policies.

In new volume, Robert Post tells story of Taft court in its own time

January 23, 2024

After 35 years and 1,608 pages, Yale’s Robert C. Post has written the definitive history of the U.S. Supreme Court under Chief Justice William Howard Taft.

Yale Law School celebrates 200 years of legal education

January 17, 2024

Throughout 2024, the school will mark its bicentennial with a commemoration of its storied history, current impact, and future vision for legal education.

Five Things to Know About… ‘Racket: The People v. Hines’

January 8, 2024

An exhibit at Yale Law School displays original New York Daily News courtroom sketches from a notorious 1930s criminal trial.

Through justice’s papers, students see Supreme Court behind the scenes

January 5, 2024

This fall, Yale Law School students delved into the working papers of Associate Justice Potter Stewart for an intimate view of the making of landmark decisions.

Yale Law clinic fights for freedom of press in Jersey City

January 4, 2024

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is representing a news site suing local officials for blocking it from press communications.

Yale expert addresses diabetes crisis at Senate committee hearing

January 3, 2024

Yale’s Kasia Lipska provided testimony on the reasons behind the increase in type 2 diabetes in the U.S. and ways to expand treatment availability.

In Ukraine, Yale Law scholars mark 75 years of human rights treaties

December 18, 2023

Harold Hongju Koh and Oona Hathaway joined international colleagues to commemorate the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Genocide Convention.

Can political lotteries save democracy? Conference dives into innovations

December 18, 2023

A recent Yale conference explored the practicality and effectiveness of political lotteries to bolster public confidence in democracy and enhance policymaking.

2023: The year in review

December 18, 2023

With the year drawing to a close, we gathered some of our favorite Yale News stories from the past year, including stories that inspired us or gave us hope.