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November 21, 2014

Professors Koh and Rodríguez Sign Letter Deeming Obama Immigration Action Legal

Professors Koh and Rodríguez pen letter with other top legal scholars declaring President Obama's new immigration policy legal.
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November 18, 2014

America’s ‘Unequivocal Yes’ to the Torture Ban—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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November 11, 2014

Principle to Guide Congressional Authorization of the Continued Use of Force Against ISIL

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 
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November 5, 2014

Memo to the President: Say Yes to the Torture Ban—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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September 29, 2014

Obama’s ISIL Legal Rollout: Bungled, Clearly. But Illegal? Really?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 29, 2014

The Lawful Way to Fight the Islamic State—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

 Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.     
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May 21, 2014

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh's Testimony on the Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at the hearing on "Authorization For Use Of Military Force After Iraq And Afghanistan."
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April 24, 2014

National Security Lawyering Class Meets With D.C. Policymakers

Students in Professors Harold Hongju Koh and Oona Hathaway’s National Security Lawyering class recently took a four-day trip to Washington, D.C., where they met with officials, policymakers, and lawyers in various executive and legislative bodies to present their findings from a semester’s worth of study into deep questions on pressing national security issues. 
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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 17, 2014

YLS Sale Symposium: Sale’s Legacies—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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October 28, 2013

Ending the Forever War: A Progress Report—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Professor Koh's "How to End the Forever War?" speech.
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October 24, 2013

The Case for International Law—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Michael Doyle

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Michael Doyle is Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science at Columbia University.
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October 10, 2013

Part III: Syria and the Law of Humanitarian Intervention—A Reply—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part I and Part II of this series.
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October 2, 2013

Part II: International Law and the Way Forward—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part I and Part III of the series.
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September 26, 2013

Part I: Syria and the Law of Humanitarian Intervention—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part II and Part III of this series.
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October 7, 2013

Strike on Syria for Chemical Weapons – Not Illegal—A Commentary By Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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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 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 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 12, 2013

Professor Harold Koh Receives 2013 William Green Award

Professor Harold Hongju Koh receives 2013 William Green Award for Professional Excellence from the University of Richmond School of Law.
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August 16, 2007

Dean Koh Addresses Restoring America's International Standing

Dean Koh discussed restoring America's international standing at the American Constitution Society’s annual convention on July 27, 2007.
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August 6, 2007

“Repair America’s Human Rights Reputation”—An op-ed by Dean Harold Hongju Koh

The following op-ed appeared in the Summer 2007 issue of the Yale Law Report as part of a collection of op-eds written by Yale Law School faculty members.

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June 16, 2006

Dean Harold Koh's Remarks at ALI

Dean Harold Hongju Koh delivered remarks on law and globalization at The American Law Institute's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., on May 17, 2006.
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February 5, 2007

YLS Faculty and Alumni Honored For Legal Writing By The Green Bag Journal

The Green Bag journal has selected works by a number of members of the Yale Law School community as "exemplars of good legal writing" for 2006.
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May 3, 2007

Dean Koh Elected To American Arbitration Association Board

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh is one of six new members elected to the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association.
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July 7, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh to Receive Immigration and Civil Rights Award

Dean Koh’s advocacy work will be recognized at an awards ceremony sponsored by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center on July 21.
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June 30, 2006

Yale Law School’s Ties to Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

More than twenty students and several faculty members from Yale Law School have assisted Neal Katyal ’95 with Hamdan v. Rumsfeld.

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July 11, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Testifies Before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Regarding Hamdan v. Rumsfeld

Dean Koh testified on July 11 before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on "Hamdan v. Rumsfeld: Establishing a Constitutional Process."
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March 29, 2007

Dean Koh Testifies Before House Foreign Affairs Committee About Human Rights Practices

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh testified March 29 before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on the subject of human rights practices.
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January 16, 2007

Law Deans Release Statement on Remarks of Cully Stimson Regarding Lawyers for Detainees

More than 130 U.S. law school deans have released a statement in response to remarks by Charles “Cully” Stimson about lawyers for detainees.
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September 27, 2006

Deans and Professors Urge Congress to Amend Bills on Military Commissions and FISA

In a letter to U.S. Senators and Members of Congress today, a group of more than seventy law school deans and professors from across the country express concern about the Military Commissions Act and the National Security Surveillance Act.

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March 19, 2007

YLS Dean Harold Hongju Koh Joining “Yale Week in Mexico”

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh will travel to Mexico with Yale University colleagues for “Yale Week in Mexico” March 20 to March 23.
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June 25, 2009

Harold Hongju Koh Confirmed as Legal Adviser of U.S. State Department

Harold Hongju Koh, dean of Yale Law School since 2004, was confirmed as Legal Adviser of the U.S. State Department on June 25, 2009.
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February 5, 2007

YLS Dean Harold Hongju Koh Delivers Eulogy For Rev. Robert F. Drinan

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh was one of three people delivering eulogies for the Rev. Robert F. Drinan at Rev. Drinan’s funeral service on Feb. 3, 2007.
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February 28, 2007

Yale Law Women Host “Legally Female” Conference; Dean Koh Gives Opening Remarks

Yale Law Women will introduce a new online community for women in the legal profession at a conference March 31 at Yale Law School titled “Legally Female: What Does It Mean to Be Ms. JD?”
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December 13, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Files al-Marri Brief

Yale Law School Dean Harold Koh was one of 29 constitutional law professors from around the U.S. who filed an amicus brief December 12 in the case of Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri.
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May 25, 2009

Commencement Farewell for 229 Degree Candidates, and Dean Koh

229 members of the Yale Law School Class of 2009 were honored at Memorial Day commencement ceremonies on May 25.
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October 3, 2006

A Message from Dean Harold Hongju Koh: FAIR Forum at Yale Law School

Members of the Yale Law School community have organized panels to discuss "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on Thursday, October 5 and Friday, October 6.

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August 30, 2006

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Welcomes New Students

Dean Koh spoke of the Law School as a "community of commitment" and urged new students to use their time at YLS to find new ideas, combine theory and practice, and discover what they stand for.

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March 8, 2007

Dean Harold Hongju Koh Statement To YLS Community on Malicious Website Postings

Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh has issued a statement to the Yale Law School community on the subject of malicious website postings.
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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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