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Yale Law School’s renowned and distinguished faculty members consistently engage in an extraordinary range of activities and scholarship that reflect their expertise in and dedication to the study of law. You can learn more about what Yale Law School faculty have been up to by checking out the stories below and by visiting our Faculty in the News and Articles & Op-eds pages.

READ and SEARCH on the extensive list of faculty activities and accomplishments over the past six months—from lectures given to books published to honors and awards received—from the latest edition of the Yale Law Report.

March 25, 2014

Professor Harold Koh Honored with Frederick K. Cox Humanitarian Award

Professor Harold Koh received the 2014 Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Humanitarian Award for Advancing Global Justice on March 18 at Case Western Reserve University School of Law.
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March 14, 2014

Professor Quintin Johnstone ’51 JSD Honored by the Connecticut Bar Association

The Connecticut Bar Association recently announced that Professor Quintin Johnstone ’51 JSD, Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School, will be awarded its Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award. 
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March 5, 2014

Robert C. Post ’77 Reappointed Dean of Yale Law School

Yale University President Peter Salovey has announced the reappointment of Robert C. Post ’77 as Dean of Yale Law School and Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law, effective July 1, 2014, for a term of three years. 
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February 11, 2014

Professor Alec Stone Sweet Gives Keynote Address at the Annual Seminar of the European Court of Human Rights

Professor Stone Sweet’s address, titled “From the Point of View of National Judiciaries: The Role of National Courts in the Implementation of the Court’s Judgments,” was delivered on the occasion of the Solemn Hearing of the Court on the Opening of the New Judicial Year, 2014. 
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January 22, 2014

YLS Professor Akhil Amar ’84 to Teach Open Online Course

Four of Yale’s most distinguished scholars are inaugurating the University’s new free online course program. Among them is Akhil Amar, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science, whose online course on “Constitutional Law” begins on January 27. 
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January 2, 2014

Professor John Langbein Honored for Legal Writing

Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History John Langbein was selected as a 2013 Honoree for Exemplary Writing by The Green Bag, a quarterly journal dedicated to good writing about the law. 
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November 25, 2013

Professor Michael J. Graetz Receives National Tax Association Award, Updates Competitive Tax Plan

Professor Michael J. Graetz received the Daniel M. Holland Medal during last week's annual conference of the National Tax Association. Graetz also presented his “Competitive Tax Plan” at the academic conference. 
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November 13, 2013

Professor Reva Siegel Elected Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History

The Society’s Honorary Fellowship recognizes distinguished historians whose scholarship has shaped the broad discipline of legal history and influenced the work of others. 
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November 5, 2013

Professors Judith Resnik, Dennis Curtis ’66 to Receive 2014 Biennial Book Award from the Order of the Coif

Professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 have been selected as winners for the Order of the Coif Book Award for their work, Representing Justice.
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September 12, 2013

Climate Change and the ICJ: Seeking an Advisory Opinion on Transboundary Harm

Yale Law Student Halley Epstein '14 writes about a new report published by Professor Douglas Kysar that focuses on Palau's campaign to secure an advisory legal opinion from the International Court of Justice
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September 5, 2013

Faculty Commentary: Yale Law Professors Weigh in on Syria Debate

A roundup of commentaries and interviews about Syria from Yale Law School faculty members.
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June 26, 2013

Faculty Commentary: Supreme Court Opinions on Marriage Equality, the Voting Rights Act, and Affirmative Action

Yale Law School faculty members and lecturers have been quoted about recent Supreme Court decisions on a number of highly watched cases.
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June 25, 2013

YLS Professor Drew Days III, Other Scholars Release Statement on Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

Professor Drew Days joins other Scholars to release a statement on the Supreme Court's ruling in an affirmative action case.
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June 21, 2013

Open Science Initiative Developed by YLS Associate Professor David Grewal '02 and Stanford Bioengineer Receives White House Honor

The White House honors The BioBricks Foundation, a non-profit that Associate Professor of Law David Grewal has been working with for the past five years. The foundation was recognized for its contribution to open science.
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May 15, 2013

Professor Witt Awarded ABA Silver Gavel Award for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt has been awarded the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his book, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History.

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May 15, 2013

Professor Judith Resnik to Receive Top Honor from National Association of Women Lawyers

Professor Judith Resnik will receive the Arabella Babb Mansfield Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers for her professional achievement and contribution to the advancement of women's interests under the law.
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May 9, 2013

How to End the Forever War?—A Speech by Professor Harold Hongju Koh

Professor Koh delivered a speech at Oxford University on a broad range of issues involving foreign policy and national security. View the full text of his remarks here.
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April 24, 2013

Professors Christine Jolls, Dan M. Kahan Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two members of the Yale Law School faculty have been named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.

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April 16, 2013

Dean Robert C. Post ’77 to Deliver Prestigious Lectures at Harvard University

Dean Robert C. Post to deliver Tanner Lectures at Harvard University on May 1, 2013 through May 3, 2013.
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April 3, 2013

Professors John Fabian Witt '99 and James Oakes to Discuss New Books on Civil War, Emancipation

Professors John Fabian Witt ‘99 and James Oakes will discuss their new works about the Civil War and emancipation on Monday, April 8, 2013.
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April 11, 2013

Harold Hongju Koh Portrait Unveiled During Ceremony at Yale Law School

A portrait of Professor Harold Hongju Koh was unveiled on April 11, 2013.
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March 28, 2013

Tracey L. Meares to Discuss Reducing Violent Crime in Walton Hale Hamilton Inaugural Lecture

The lecture will discuss a book project led by Meares and colleagues aimed at documenting and explaining efforts to address violent crime in several major cities across the country.

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March 21, 2013

Yale Law School Professors, Alumni Submit Amicus Briefs in Hollingsworth v. Perry

Yale Law School faculty discuss filing legal briefs in Hollingsworth v. Perry case, which will go before the Supreme Court on March 26, 2013.
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March 18, 2013

Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 awarded Bancroft Prize for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt '99 is the recipient of the 2013 Bancroft Prize from Columbia University for his recent book.
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February 15, 2013

John D. Morley ’06 to Join Yale Law School Faculty in July as Associate Professor of Law

John D. Morley ’06 to Join Yale Law School Faculty as Associate Professor of Law on July 1, 2013.
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January 23, 2013

Harold Hongju Koh Named Sterling Professor of International Law

Former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh, who recently returned to the school after serving as Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State, has been named a Sterling Professor of International Law.
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February 9, 2013

Michael J. Wishnie ’93 to Discuss Resistance and Regeneration in William O. Douglas Inaugural Lecture

Michael J. Wishnie's ’93, will present his inaugural lecture as the William O. Douglas Clinicial Professor of Law Monday, April 8, 2013.
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December 20, 2012

New Releases by Professors Amar and Witt Named to Best Books of 2012 Lists

Professor John Witt’s book, Lincoln’s Code, and Professor Akhil Amar’s book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, have been named notable books of 2012 by two top newspapers.
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November 8, 2012

YLS Students Collaborate with Corrections Directors to Examine Prison Visitation Policies Nationwide

Working with the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Yale Law students have produced a fifty state survey of prison visitation policies.
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November 5, 2012

Tom Tyler to Give Macklin Fleming Inaugural Lecture on Legitimacy in Everyday Law

Tom Tyler will present his inaugural lecture as the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law on Dec. 10, 2012, on the topic, “Legitimacy in Everyday Law.”
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October 23, 2012

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright to be Honored for 30 Years of Human Rights Service

Stephen Bright, the Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, will be honored Nov. 15 for his outstanding 30 years of service at the Southern Center for Human Rights.
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October 8, 2012

YLS Partner Palau Acknowledged as International Environmental Leader

The island nation of Palau, an environmental partner of YLS, has been named recipient of the World Future Council’s 2012 Future Policy Award.
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September 24, 2012

New Book by Professor James Q. Whitman ’88 Examines the Making of Modern Warfare

In his new book, The Verdict of Battle, Professor James Whitman ’88 discusses the making of modern warfare.
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December 1, 2012

Professor Scott Shapiro ’90 to Discuss The Law of the World in Southmayd Inaugural Lecture

Scott Shapiro ’90 will present his inaugural lecture as the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law on Feb. 25, 2013.
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September 11, 2012

Professor Witt’s Lincoln’s Code Released as Country Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

In his new book, Lincoln’s Code, Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 charts the alternately troubled and triumphant course of the development of the laws of war in America, from the Founding to the cataclysm of the Civil War and on to the dawn of the modern era.
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September 6, 2012

America’s Unwritten Constitution by Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84

In his new book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 guides readers through the landmark cases, implicit principles, common practices, and more that make up our country’s unwritten Constitution.
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July 24, 2012

YLS Professor John Langbein Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

John Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History at Yale Law School, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
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June 28, 2012

Reaction: Supreme Court Rules on Health Care Law

Yale Law School faculty members and lecturers comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the health care law.
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June 12, 2012

Lecture by YLS Dean Robert Post ’77 is First Event in Yale Collaboration with French Universities

Dean Robert Post’s recent lecture at Université de Paris-Panthéon-Assas was the first co-hosted event by Yale and Panthéon–Assas under the terms of their new Agreement for Collaborative Activities.
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June 11, 2012

Professors Resnik and Curtis ’66 Receive 2012 Scribes Book Award for “Representing Justice”

Yale law professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 have been honored with the Scribes 2012 Book Award for “Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms.”
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June 5, 2012

Prof. Doug Kysar’s Climate Change Paper Featured in the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review

Prof. Doug Kysar’s paper “What Climate Change Can Do About Tort Law” was featured in the 2011-2012 volume of the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review.
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May 30, 2012

Dean Post to Lecture in Paris on Constitutional Protections for Academic Freedom

Yale Law School Dean Robert Post ’77 will deliver a lecture in Paris on Constitutional Protections for Academic Freedom.
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May 29, 2012

YLS Professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis Will Speak to Supreme Court Historical Society

Yale Law School professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis will present the annual lecture for the Supreme Court Historical Society on June 4.
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May 28, 2012

Yale Study Concludes Public Apathy over Climate Change Unrelated to Science Literacy

A recent study conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that public apathy over climate change is unrelated to science literacy.
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April 25, 2012

Scott Shapiro ’90 Appointed Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law; Tom Tyler Named Inaugural Macklin Fleming Professor of Law

Scott Shapiro has been named the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Tom Tyler has been named the inaugural Macklin Fleming Professor of Law. 
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April 4, 2012

Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism Will Look at Constitutional Interpretation

“Constitutional Interpretation and Change: A Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism” will be held on April 27-28, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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April 9, 2012

George L. Priest Named Chairman of the Council of Academic Advisers, American Enterprise Institute

Professor George L. Priest has been appointed chairman of the Council of Academic Advisers of the American Enterprise Institute.
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April 1, 2012

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL Named to List of Outstanding U.S. Journalists by NYU Journalism Faculty

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL has been selected one of “The 100 Outstanding Journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years” by the journalism faculty at New York University.
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March 20, 2012

Abbe Gluck ’00 to Join Yale Law School Faculty in July as Associate Professor of Law

Abbe Gluck ’00 will join the Yale Law School faculty as an associate professor of law on July 1, 2012.
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February 22, 2012

Professor Daniel Markovits ’00 to Discuss Market Solidarity in Guido Calabresi Inaugural Lecture April 9

Daniel Markovits ’00 will present his inaugural lecture as the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law on April 9, 2012, speaking on “Market Solidarity.”
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February 8, 2012

Adjunct Professor Jennifer Prah Ruger Cited in Brief to U.S. Supreme Court on New Public Health Law

Adjunct Professor of Law Jennifer Prah Ruger was cited in a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on the new public health law.
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January 10, 2012

Michael Wishnie ’93 Named William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law

Michael Wishnie ’93, a clinical professor of law at Yale Law School and director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, has been named the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 14, 2011

ALI Publishes Final Volume of the Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers; Professor Langbein Co-Author

The American Law Institute has released the third and final volume of its “Restatement (Third) of Property: Wills and Other Donative Transfers, co-authored by YLS Professor John Langbein.
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November 30, 2011

Professors Amar ’84 and Levinson To Debate: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?

Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Visiting Professor Sanford V. Levinson will debate “Orthodoxy or Orthopraxy: Does the Text of the Constitution Matter?” as part of the “Debating Law & Religion” series on Dec. 6.
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November 21, 2011

Tom Tyler Honored for Lifetime Achievement in Justice Scholarship and Research

Tom Tyler, who will join the Yale Law faculty in January 2012 as a Professor of Law, has been honored by the International Society for Justice Research with its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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November 15, 2011

Anne Alstott ’87 Named Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation

Anne L. Alstott ’87, a specialist in taxation and social policy, has been named the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation at the Yale Law School.
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November 7, 2011

Professors Whitman ’88 and Hamburger ’82 To Debate Church-State Separation and the Theological Roots of Law

James Q. Whitman ’88 and Philip Hamburger ’82 will debate church-state separation and the theological roots of law on Nov. 8.
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November 14, 2011

Jean Koh Peters Honored by Asian Civil Rights Organization For Efforts on Behalf of Social Justice and Equality

Professor Jean Koh Peters has been honored by the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund for outstanding efforts to advance social justice and equality for Asian Americans.
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October 19, 2011

Tom Tyler to Join Law School Faculty in January as Professor of Law

Tom Tyler will join the Yale Law School faculty in January 2012 as a Professor of Law.
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October 7, 2011

Amy Kapczynski ’03 to Join Law School Faculty in January as Associate Professor of Law

Amy Kapczynski ’03 has been appointed an associate professor of law at Yale Law School.
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September 13, 2011

Professor Resnik and Justice Ginsburg Uphold Women’s Rights in Re-enactment of 19th Century Case

Yale Law Professor Judith Resnik and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took part in the re-enactment of a 19th century Supreme Court case at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals’ 2011 Judicial Conference.
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September 1, 2011

Exhibition at Law Library – From Legal Pads to iPads – Highlights Yale’s Outstanding Legal Scholarship

An exhibit celebrating Yale Law School’s legal scholarship – From Legal Pads to iPads – will run throughout the fall in the Lillian Goldman Law Library.
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August 15, 2011

Summer 2011 YLR Faculty Activities

Read and search on the extensive list of activities and accomplishments by Yale Law School faculty members over the past year--from lectures they've given to books they've published to honors and awards they've received, and more.
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August 16, 2011

Richard Brooks to Discuss Law, Economics and Skepticism in Leighton Homer Surbeck Inaugural Lecture

Richard Brooks will present his inaugural lecture as the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law on September 19, 2011, discussing law, economics and skepticism.
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July 19, 2011

Professor Robert Ellickson ’66 to Participate in International Property Rights Conference

Yale Law Professor Robert Ellickson ’66 will participate in the Brigham-Kanner Property Rights Conference, sponsored by William & Mary Law School, in Beijing, China, on October 14 and 15, 2011.
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June 27, 2011

Anne Alstott ’87, James Forman Jr. ’92, and David Singh Grewal ’02 Appointed to Law School Faculty

Anne Alstott ’87, James Forman Jr. ’92, and David Singh Grewal ’02 will join the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2011.
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June 13, 2011

E. Donald Elliott Elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers

E. Donald Elliott, Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, has been elected to the American College of Environmental Lawyers (ACOEL).
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June 8, 2011

Roberta Romano ’80 Appointed Sterling Professor of Law; Henry Hansmann ’74 Named Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law

Roberta Romano ’80 has been named a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Henry Hansmann ’74 has been named the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law.
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May 17, 2011

Professors Kate Stith and Quintin Johnstone ’51 JSD Honored for Service to Legal Profession

Professor Kate Stith has received the Connecticut Bar Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award, and Professor Emeritus Quintin Johnstone is recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Service to the Profession Award.
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May 5, 2011

Dean Robert Post '77 Elected to American Philosophical Society

Robert C. Post ’77, Dean of Yale Law School, has been elected to the American Philosophical Society.
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April 13, 2011

Adjunct Professor E. Donald Elliott ’74 Appointed Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States

E. Donald Elliott ’74, Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, has been appointed a Senior Fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States.
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February 10, 2011

Professor Daniel Esty ’86 Named Commissioner of Connecticut’s Newly-Fused Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

Yale Law School Professor Daniel C. Esty ’86 has been named by Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy as commissioner of the state’s newly-consolidated Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
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February 14, 2011

Professor Gewirtz Meets with President Obama on U.S.-China Summit

President Obama held an unusual 75-minute meeting with Professor Paul Gewirtz at the White House on January 14 to discuss the upcoming Summit meeting between Obama and China’s President.
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January 20, 2011

John Fabian Witt ’99 to Discuss Puzzling History of the Laws of War in Duffy Inaugural Lecture

John Fabian Witt ’99 will present his inaugural lecture as the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law on February 28, 2011.
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January 14, 2011

Witness from Guantanamo—A Conversation with Carol Rosenberg and Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

A special event, “Witness from Guantanamo,” featuring Miami Herald staff writer Carol Rosenberg and YLS lecturer Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL, will take place on January 25 at Yale Law School.
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January 6, 2011

Professor Judith Resnik Recipient of Awards for Teaching and Writing

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik has been named recipient of the 2010 Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award.
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January 4, 2011

YLS Faculty Honored for Legal Writing by the Green Bag Journal

Yale Law School faculty members are among those honored for exemplary legal writing in 2010 by the Green Bag journal.
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December 17, 2010

Yale Law Professors Establish Website to Encourage Tax Cut Givebacks

Yale Law School professors Daniel Markovits ’00 and Jacob Hacker have set up a website to encourage Americans who wish to do so to give back their tax cuts.
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December 17, 2010

Professor Jean Koh Peters to Discuss Dignity, Voice, Story in Jan. 24 Inaugural Lecture

Jean Koh Peters will present her inaugural lecture as the Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law on January 24, 2011.
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September 13, 2010

Cultural Cognition Project Study Examines Why “Scientific Consensus” Fails to Create Public Consensus

New research conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that people’s cultural values affect their acceptance of what most scientists believe.
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September 10, 2010

YLS Professor Ian Ayres ’86 To Discuss His New Book, Carrots and Sticks, Sept. 21

YLS Professor Ian Ayres ’86 will discuss his new book, Carrots and Sticks, Sept. 21 at Yale Law School.
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June 30, 2010

Students in Complex Federal Litigation Clinic Win Religious Freedom Case

Students in Yale Law School’s Complex Federal Litigation Clinic claimed victory June 25 in the case, Forde v. Baird.
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June 28, 2010

YLS Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman Lectures in Europe and Latin America

Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School, had a busy May and June lecturing in Europe and Latin America.
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June 22, 2010

Supreme Court Clinic Successful in Recently Decided Cases

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic is celebrating victories in several recent Supreme Court cases.
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June 16, 2010

George Priest Named Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics

George L. Priest has been named the Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics at Yale Law School.
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June 14, 2010

Summer 2010 Faculty Activities

Read and search on the extensive list of activities and accomplishments by Yale Law School faculty members over the past year--from lectures they've given to books they've published to honors and awards they've received, and more.
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March 31, 2010

YLS Awarded Grant to Establish Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship; George Priest Named Distinguished Research Scholar

Yale Law School has received a $735,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support the creation of the Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.
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March 30, 2010

CT Supreme Court Rules Children Have Right to Quality Education in Case Argued by YLS students

The Education Adequacy Project at Yale Law School won a major victory in the Connecticut Supreme Court when the Court ruled in favor of the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding in the case, CCJEF v. Rell.
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March 16, 2010

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 to Deliver Inaugural Lecture April 12

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 will deliver her inaugural lecture as the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law on April 12, 2010.
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March 10, 2010

YLS Students Work on High Profile Cases in Partnership with San Francisco Attorney’s Office

Yale Law students are doing cutting-edge work as part of their participation in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project.
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March 2, 2010

Chairs Conferred on YLS Professors Doug Kysar and John Fabian Witt ’99

Douglas Kysar has been named the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and John Fabian Witt ’99 has been named the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law.
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March 2, 2010

Professor Heather Gerken to Present J. Skelly Wright Inaugural Lecture March 8

Professor Heather Gerken will deliver her inaugural lecture as the first J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law on March 8, 2010.
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March 3, 2010

Symposium Participants Revisit Owen Fiss’ Groundbreaking Paper, Against Settlement

In April 2009, the Fordham Law Review held a symposium at Fordham Law School to consider the arguments Owen Fiss made 25 years ago in his paper, Against Settlement.
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March 1, 2010

YLS Students Supporting Small Pacific Islands in their Quest for Action on Climate Change

Yale’s Environmental Protection Clinic has partnered with Islands First to help small Pacific islands in their quest for action on climate change.
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February 3, 2010

Professor Heather Gerken Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on Corporate Campaign Spending

YLS Professor Heather Gerken testified before a U.S. Senate committee on February 2, 2010, about corporate campaign spending.
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January 27, 2010

Iceland Tops Rankings in Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy’s 2010 Environmental Performance Index

Iceland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index.
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January 1, 2010

Prof. Dan Kahan Discusses Cultural Cognition Project Research in Journal Nature

In the latest issue of the journal Nature, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law Dan Kahan discusses research conducted by Yale Law School’s Cultural Cognition Project.
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January 13, 2010

Cultural Cognition Project Study Sheds Light on Reactions to HPV Vaccine

New research conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that people’s cultural values affect their risk perceptions of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
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February 27, 2010

Liman Public Interest Colloquium March 4-5 Examines Prison Conditions, Those Incarcerated

The Liman Colloquium March 4-5 at Yale Law School will examine the changing populations, rules, and enduring problems of prisons.
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October 12, 2009

SELA Participants Gather in Paraguay to Examine Law and Sexuality

Nearly 100 lawyers and legal scholars from North and South America gathered in Asunción, Paraguay, this past June for the 2009 SELA meeting.
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October 7, 2009

Chairs Conferred on Harold Hongju Koh, Oona Hathaway ’97, and Jean Koh Peters

Chairs have been conferred by the Yale Corporation on Harold Hongju Koh, Oona Hathaway ’97, and Jean Koh Peters.
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September 23, 2009

Professor Mirjan Damaška Honored For Achievements in Comparative Law

Yale Law School Professor Mirjan Damaška has been selected to receive the American Society of Comparative Law’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 11, 2009

NYC Plan to Improve Voting System Includes Democracy Index

A “Democracy Index,” first proposed by YLS Professor Heather Gerken, is part of a plan Mayor Mike Bloomberg has introduced in New York City to improve the election process.
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September 2, 2009

Former Dean Harold Hongju Koh To Receive YLSA Award of Merit

Former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh will receive the Yale Law School Association’s Award of Merit during Alumni Weekend 2009.
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June 22, 2009

A Message from Yale University President Richard C. Levin—Robert C. Post ’77 Named YLS Dean

A message from Yale University President Richard Levin about the appointment of Robert C. Post ’77 as the Dean and Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 22, 2009

Robert C. Post ’77 Named Dean of Yale Law School

Robert C. Post ’77 has been named Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, effective July 1, 2009.
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