Law

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.

Lessons from a travel ban clash that wasn’t

September 28, 2017

While the Supreme Court has taken the Trump administration’s travel ban appeal off its calendar, there are lessons to be learned from the case.

Law clinic releases report on reducing incarceration via parole reform

September 28, 2017

A new report highlights opportunities for the State of Connecticut to reduce the high rate of incarceration attributable to its parole revocation process.

Will Russian ads on Facebook lead to criminal territory?

September 25, 2017

Facebook's recent disclosure of Russia ads can help show how Robert Mueller might move from a counterintelligence investigation into a criminal one.

Yale Law School to host conference on Connecticut opioid crisis

September 25, 2017

The conference, on Friday, Sept. 29, will feature the director of the Drug Enforcement Agency and Governor Dannel P. Malloy.

Yale Law School project sues fossil fuel producers over climate change

September 25, 2017

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project at Yale Law School is taking the world’s largest oil and gas companies to court.

Yale, other schools to Supreme Court: President’s travel ban harms academia

September 19, 2017

Writing as amici ("friends of the court"), the schools argue that "even in its more limited form," the ban harms academia and "...

GHJP closes two-year FOIA case against drug manufacturer

September 19, 2017

On Sept. 11, Yale's Treatment Action Group and the Global Health Justice Partnership won an important legal victory for clinical research transparency.

Chika Okafor ’15 J.D. contributes to U.S. Holocaust Museum’s project

September 18, 2017

Chika Okafor ’15 J.D. spent a year as a fellow at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum contributing to the museum’s efforts to prevent contemporary atrocities.

Watch sessions of the Kerry climate change conference via livestream

September 15, 2017

Those who cannot attend the Kerry Initiative's conference on climate change can watch four of the sessions as they unfold via livestream.