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Can ‘sin taxes’ do a better job?

June 29, 2021

Yale SOM’s Katja Seim and co-authors examine the success of Pennsylvania's uniform liquor tax in generating state revenue and discouraging unhealthy...

Yale joins court brief supporting work program for international students

June 24, 2021

The brief supports continuing Optional Practical Training, which allows students with F1-visa status to gain practical training beyond their coursework.

Can Congress create real competition for Big Tech?

June 17, 2021

Yale SOM's Fiona Scott Morton says antitrust legislation aiming for interoperability and non-discrimination between platforms could improve competition.

YSPH alumni spotlight: Public health and public service

June 17, 2021

While pursuing a career at the intersection of law and public health, Krysten Thomas ’18 M.P.H. found even more ways to serve others when the pandemic hit.

Significant investment needed in public health, report recommends

June 10, 2021

Yale legal and public health experts call for immediate investments to repair the underfunded public health infrastructure in the United States.

Social media is addictive. Do regulators need to step in?

June 9, 2021

Antitrust regulation can be a powerful tool to protect consumers but needs to catch up with the times, argue Yale SOM’s Fiona Scott Morton and her co-authors.

Alumnus wins inaugural scholarship for aspiring civil rights attorneys

June 2, 2021

Markus Reneau ’19 is among 10 individuals who have been named inaugural Marshall-Motley Scholars by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc.

Clinic celebrates a new parentage law

June 2, 2021

The Connecticut Parentage Act ensures that all children in the state have equal access to the security of a legal parent-child relationship.

Guido Calabresi lauded at his final torts class

May 28, 2021

After six decades of teaching at Yale Law School, Calabresi was surprised by past students and members of the community during his final class.

Liman Center names new Yale Law School fellows

May 21, 2021

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law welcomes 10 incoming fellows and has awarded three extensions to current fellows for 2021–2022.