This page highlights notable accomplishments and activities of current students – honors, awards, student events, media mentions, op-ed pieces published, books published, fellowships received, community service, etc.  If you are a current student, we encourage you to submit story ideas and photos for inclusion on this page. If you have recently published an op-ed, were cited or quoted in the media, or published a paper, please tell us about it here.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Environmental Law Conference to Address Changing Climate

The fifth annual New Directions in Environmental Law conference will be held on February 24–25, 2017.

Monday, February 6, 2017


Rebellious Lawyering Conference to Be Held February 17–18

The 23nd annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference (RebLaw) will be held from Friday, February 17 to Saturday, February 18, 2017, at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


FedSoc Conference Honors Justice Thomas ’74

The Yale Federalist Society is hosting a conference titled “Celebrating Justice Thomas: 25 Years on the Supreme Court” on February 10–11, 2017.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Court Extends Stay Against Deportation of Muslim Refugees

A federal judge in the Eastern District of New York extended an order protecting immigrants from deportation pursuant to the Trump Administration’s executive order banning refugees and certain immigrants from the U.S.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Judge Extends Halt To Refugee Deportations

Susanna Everts ’18 and Natalya Nazarewicz ’18 are quoted in an article on the lawsuit that Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic filed in response to Donald Trump’s executive order regarding refugees.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


SFALP Clinic Contributes to Lawsuit on Sanctuary Cities

Students in Yale Law School’s San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) were instrumental in filing the first lawsuit against the Trump administration’s executive order on “sanctuary jurisdictions.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


After Trump order, volunteer lawyers descend on big airports

Carolyn Lipp ’18 is quoted in an article about the many lawyers and law students who went to airports to assist those affected by President Trump’s executive order on refugees.

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


Work Continues For Yale Law Clinic, State ACLU After Presidential Immigration Order

Clare Kane ’19 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization are mentioned in an article about the ongoing work with immigrants affected by President Donald Trump's executive order.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


In New Haven, ‘Inside the Box’ exhibit offers up close look at solitary confinement cell

Sameer Jaywant ’18 and Steven Lance ’18 are quoted, and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program and Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic are mentioned, in an article about the display of a solitary confinement cell happening in New Haven. 

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