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Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, May 04, 2016


In The Press

Is America’s War on ISIS Illegal?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Thursday, September 8, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics

Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:10PM
Room 121

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights given by Asma Jahangir

Monday, September 12, 2016
4:30PM
Room 127

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right By Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse

Monday, September 12, 2016
6:10PM
Room 120

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Events

Roundtable Discussion in Conjunction with Asma Jahangir, Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
12:00PM
Faculty Lounge

Friday, September 23, 2016


Events

Real Women Real Voices

Friday, September 23, 2016
5:00PM
Auditorium

Friday, October 14, 2016


Events

Symposium on the Work of Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

Friday, October 14, 2016
(All day)
SLB, room TBD

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


1:24:16

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


1:02:17

Thursday, March 24, 2016


1:15

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


1:03:18

Thursday, May 5, 2016


In The Press

Is the U.S. War Against ISIS Illegal?

The Atlantic

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the case filed by Army Captain Nathan Smith claiming that President Obama’s war against ISIS is unconstitutional.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

Is America’s War on ISIS Illegal?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

Los Angeles County Restricts Solitary for Juveniles

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about a Los Angeles County plan to restrict the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in detention there.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

'My conscience bothered me': Army captain sues Obama over 'illegal war' on the Islamic State

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the case filed by Army Captain Nathan Smith claiming that President Obama’s war against ISIS is unconstitutional.

Monday, May 2, 2016


In The Press

Faulty Attack, Faulty Investigation—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

The New York Times

Eugene R. Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 2, 2016


In The Press

Virginians with a Felony Conviction Can Now Vote, But Getting a Job Is No Easier—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

The clinics at YLS offer students incomparable experiences in representation of poor and marginalized individuals and communities, real-world engagement in complex fields of law, and the development of strategic judgment critical to effective lawyering.”


Professor Muneer Ahmad