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Tuesday, August 23, 2016


In The Press

It’s Time for the United Nations to Compensate Haiti for Its Cholera Disaster—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad and Alice M. Miller

The Nation

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law and Alice M. Miller is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 22, 2016


In The Press

Arbitration Cuts the Public Out and Limits Redress—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

National Law Journal

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 09, 2016


Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Events

In-person registration for all new students.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
8:10AM
YLS

Monday, August 29, 2016


Events

Fall term begins; first day of classes

Monday, August 29, 2016
(All day)
YLS

Monday, August 29, 2016


Events

In-person registration for returning JD students

Monday, August 29, 2016
9:00AM
YLS

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


Events

Add/drop period begins

Tuesday, August 30, 2016
(All day)
YLS

Monday, September 5, 2016


Events

Labor Day. No classes will meet.

Monday, September 5, 2016
(All day)
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Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Events

Add/drop period closes, 4:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
4:30PM
YLS

Thursday, July 7, 2016


1:20

Thursday, July 7, 2016


2:21

Monday, June 27, 2016


2:02

Friday, June 10, 2016


2:06

Monday, June 6, 2016


2:06:32

Monday, June 6, 2016


1:23

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


In The Press

The Most Important Law School You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Members

Law.com

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History John Langbein is quoted in an article about the Litchfield Law School.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


In The Press

It’s Time for the United Nations to Compensate Haiti for Its Cholera Disaster—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad and Alice M. Miller

The Nation

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law and Alice M. Miller is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 22, 2016


In The Press

Arbitration Cuts the Public Out and Limits Redress—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

National Law Journal

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, August 21, 2016


In The Press

As resentment lingers over Plaskon sentence, Connecticut supporters defend Second Look law

New Haven Register

Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted in an article about a Connecticut law that makes young offenders eligible for parole consideration after serving 60 per cent of their sentence.

Sunday, August 21, 2016


In The Press

Ex-soldier's case rests on 'flirting' Attorney seeks Supreme Court override

Spokesman Review

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about Supreme Court challenges to military court decisions.

Thursday, August 18, 2016


In The Press

Book Review: The Future of Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

The website has a review of The Future of Juvenile Justice, edited and co-authored by Martin R. Flug Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Tamar Birckhead.

We, as lawyers, can be builders too. We can use our tools to build a society in which every member of the new generation can celebrate her graduation –not only with joy but with well-founded hope for the future.”


Professor Anne L. Alstott

Class of 1987, 2013 Commencement Address