The Law School is at the heart of a movement to expand the once-narrow field of law and economics.

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The program studies the way administrative law principles and practices interact with other governmental institutions.

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The Law School is renowned as a center for scholarship in constitutional law, and prominent scholars are well represented on the School’s faculty.

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The Law School offers a strong corporate law curriculum as well as joint degree and doctoral degree programs.

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Outstanding faculty, new curricular offerings, and strong partnerships are part of our expanded environmental law and policy program.

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A diverse program of human rights activities that serve students and scholars at Yale and contribute to the development of human rights.

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Information Society Project (ISP) is an intellectual center addressing the implications of the Internet and new technologies.

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The Law School’s longstanding international tradition occupies a central place in its intellectual life.

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Examining how law and policy affect individual and public health, the health care industry, and health governance.

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Yale Law School has long focused on the intersection of law, media and journalism. The Knight Law and Media program builds on this history.

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Our Law Teaching Program provides current students and post-graduate fellows with training and information about careers in academia.

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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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In their first semester, all entering students are required to take four courses, one of which must be taken in a small group of 15 or 16 students. Immediately every student in the class has the opportunity to develop a close relationship with one of their four teachers.”


Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean