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Yale Law School clinic helps reunite immigrant families

July 18, 2018

Two separated and detained immigrant families were reunited after a challenge by the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Connecticut Legal...

Supreme Court justices should be elected

July 11, 2018

If we’re going to cover the nomination process the way we cover an election, let’s quit messing around and buy the whole hog.

SOM Insights: Is antitrust enforcement out of date?

July 10, 2018

Yale SOM economist Fiona Scott Morton and her colleagues examined areas in which enforcement of existing law could increase competition and help consumers.

A liberal’s case for Brett Kavanaugh

July 10, 2018

With the exception of the current justices and Judge Merrick Garland, it is hard to name anyone with judicial credentials as strong as those of Judge Kavanaugh.

Alumnus Brett Kavanaugh nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

July 10, 2018

Kavanaugh, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, graduated from Yale College in 1987 and from Yale Law School in 1990.

Young women face first fight over abortion

July 9, 2018

Confirmation of an anti-abortion justice could take us back to an era when women were second-class citizens and male politicians made decisions about our bodies

Law School clinic files lawsuit to reunify asylum-seeking families

July 9, 2018

The lawsuits cite constitutional and statutory grounds in challenging the Trump Administration’s practices that have resulted in the break-up of many families.

What Justice Kennedy’s legacy could mean for the Supreme Court’s future

July 2, 2018

Justice Kennedy has been and remains a national treasure, but so is the Court itself, and so are its other members.

The end of abortion

July 2, 2018

With a new Trump appointee, the Supreme Court is likely to make abortion access practically impossible in states hostile to it, says Yale’s Reva Siegel.

Yale Law School clinic, NAACP sue Connecticut over prison gerrymandering

June 29, 2018

The lawsuit is the first statewide challenge to the practice of counting prisoners as residents where they are incarcerated instead of in their home districts.