How We Are Involved


Environmental Law

Outstanding faculty and visiting faculty, new curricular offerings, a strong partnership with Yale’s School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (FES), and an active environmental law clinic are just some of the elements of Yale Law School’s expanded program in environmental law and policy.

Program on Law and the Environment

Faculty

Courses

Centers & Programs

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy draws upon resources throughout the University to introduce students to environmental law challenges. The Center runs the Environmental Protection Clinic, where law students address environmental law problems. The Center also sponsors an Environmental Law and Policy Lecture Series, which provides a forum for visiting scholars, politicians, and environmental professionals.

Center for Environmental Law and Policy

Environmental Protection Clinic

Yale Environmental Law Association

Upcoming events

Joint Degrees

Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies offer students the opportunity to jointly pursue a JD at Yale Law School and a master degree in environmental management (MEM) at the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

Joint Degrees

School of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Thursday, November 03, 2016


Monday, October 03, 2016


Monday, January 30, 2017


Events

Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellow Lecture: Evolutionary Perspectives on Business Strategy

Monday, January 30, 2017
4:30PM
Faculty Lounge

Thursday, July 7, 2016


1:20

Friday, October 2, 2015


9:08

Wednesday, July 1, 2015


01:46

Tuesday, October 14, 2014


01:19:36

Monday, November 28, 2016


In The Press

Global warming can be attacked without Trump

The Herald-Star (Ohio)

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in a commentary about how states and the private sector can tackle climate change.

Monday, November 28, 2016


In The Press

Thirty Years of Third-Stage Environmentalism—A Commentary by Joshua Galperin

Huffington Post

Joshua Ulan Galperin is Director of the Environmental Protection Clinic and Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 24, 2016


In The Press

Yale prof keeps cool as Clinton Cabinet talk heats up

Greenwire

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is profiled.

Friday, September 23, 2016


In The Press

First U.N. framework was flawed, former top diplomat laments

Greenwire

A presentation of Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 at the Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum is discussed.

Thursday, September 22, 2016


In The Press

Forum: Clean Power Plan is neither unprecedented nor a radical departure from past pollution control measures—A Commentary by Dan Esty ’86

New Haven Register

Dan Esty ’86 is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


In The Press

The ‘Social Cost of Carbon’ Is the Most Historic Climate Change Decision Yet

The Daily Beast

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in an article about the social cost of carbon.

Alumni & Student Profiles


'13

Nate Lowentheil

Working in Environmental Law and Policy

Each year we dedicate ourselves once again to the pursuit of excellence, to the creation of an outstanding legal education in an atmosphere of unsurpassed scholarship and intellectual stimulation.”


Robert C. Post

Yale Law School Dean '77