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Yale Law School has a strong tradition of service in the public interest. Most YLS students perform public service activities during their time here.

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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

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

Wednesday, February 17, 2016


2:23

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.

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.

Thursday, April 28, 2016


In The Press

When Smart Supreme Court Justices Play Dumb—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016


In The Press

What is solitary confinement?; From what it is to how much it costs, we answer key questions about the solitary confinement of prisoners

The Guardian

A report co-authored by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program is cited in an article about solitary confinement.

We want you to think of Yale not just as the place you received your legal education, but as one of the places where you found your moral compass.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean