Yale Law School’s renowned and distinguished faculty members consistently engage in an extraordinary range of activities and scholarship. Read the extensive list of faculty activities and accomplishments —from lectures given to books published to honors and awards received—by browsing our academic archives on the right, reading our faculty news feed below, or viewing the Yale Law Report. Read commentaries in the popular press and other press clips on our In the Press page. 

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Antidote for partisanship? In science, curiosity seems to work

A new study led by Professor Dan Kahan found that people who are curious about science are less polarized in their views on contentious issues than less-curious peers.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Challenging the Refugee and Muslim Ban

A story about how Yale Law students, faculty, and alumni mobilized to fight the presidential executive order on immigration manning certain refugees and immigrants from the U.S.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Professor Ahmad Speaks About Immigration Ban at Miami Law School

Professor Ahmad spoke at the University of Miami School of Law on January 30, 2017 about the legal action filed by Yale Law School clinical students, faculty, and alumni to challenge President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

Thursday, January 26, 2017


Professor Akhil Amar To Receive Outstanding Scholar Award

Akhil Reed Amar, the Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, will receive the Outstanding Scholar Award from the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017


Dan Esty Q&A on Environmental Predictions Under New Administration

A Q&A with Professor Dan Esty and a friendly reminder to "just breathe."

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


International Human Rights: Fostering a Diverse & Holistic Array of Student Opportunities

The Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights supports tomorrow’s leaders in human rights through broad and evolving academic programming, clinical work, and fellowships.

Thursday, December 8, 2016


Professor Gluck Backs Bill to Create Congressional Clerkship

A new bill was introduced to Congress on December 5, 2016 that would establish the first ever congressional analogue to the federal judicial clerkship.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Q&A: Professor Heather Gerken Discusses Progressive Federalism

Professor Heather Gerken explains how federalism and localism can be useful sites of politicking for people of all political stripes.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


The American Philosophical Society Elects Linda Greenhouse as First Woman President

On November 11, 2016, the Members of the American Philosophical Society (APS) elected Linda Greenhouse their 37th President.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016


Everlasting and Divine

Professor Tony Kronman’s new book, Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan, discusses the theology of life—from politics to art.

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