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Justice Scalia’s fading legacy

March 15, 2018

Debates over how to read the Constitution preceded Antonin Scalia and will be with us forever. But the debate about legislative history is a fading memory.

Stormy Daniels suit could back Trump into a corner

March 12, 2018

The Clifford v. Trump lawsuit is a brewing storm for an administration already facing legal troubles elsewhere.

Law library provides access to legal research for developing countries

March 7, 2018

With partners, the Lillian Goldman Law Library at YLS is helping to provide affordable legal information and training in low-and middle income countries.

YLS clinic files class action on behalf of Marine Corps vets with PTSD

March 5, 2018

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is representing thousands of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans who have been separated with a less-than-honorable discharge.

Environmental law conference on centering justice to be held March 3

February 27, 2018

The eighth annual New Directions in Environmental Law conference, co-hosted by the schools of law and forestry, will be held on March 3, 2018.

McChrystal and Kerry weigh in on U.S. counterterrorism efforts

February 26, 2018

Former Secretary of State John Kerry and retired General Stanley McChrystal spoke to a standing-room only audience at Greenberg Center Auditorium on Feb. 23.

Panel to explore free speech, hate speech, inclusivity at colleges today

February 23, 2018

Yale will host a panel on “Free Speech” on Friday, March 2 looking at the balance between free speech and inclusivity on college and university campuses.

Activist Ai-jen Poo to lecture on ‘Care and the Future of Work’

February 21, 2018

Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, will give the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights on Feb. 26 at Yale Law School.

How Trump could end up diminishing his own power

February 21, 2018

History shows that when courts intervene because a president is trying to shield his own conduct, the deck is stacked against him

Lying to investigators shouldn’t be a crime

February 20, 2018

Except in certain well-defined circumstances, lying to investigators shouldn’t be a crime.