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

Wednesday, February 01, 2017


In The Press

President Trump Establishes Regulatory Budgets by Executive Order—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott

Inside Energy and Environment

E. Donald Elliott is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, February 20, 2017


Events

Law and Globalization Seminar - James Salzman

Monday, February 20, 2017
4:10PM
SLB 110

Friday, February 24, 2017


Events

New Directions in Environmental Law Conference

Friday, February 24, 2017
(All day)
Kroon Hall

Friday, February 24, 2017


Events

A Conversation with Brian Kahn, Senior Science Writer at Climate Central

Friday, February 24, 2017
12:00PM
Room 110

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


In The Press

President Trump Establishes Regulatory Budgets by Executive Order—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott

Inside Energy and Environment

E. Donald Elliott is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


In The Press

The deal of the century on climate—A Commentary by Todd Stern

The Washington Post

Todd Stern is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017


In The Press

Environmental Justice for Residents in Michigan, New Mexico and North Carolina

EHS Today

Visiting Clincal Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article about findings by the EPA’s External Civil Rights Compliance Office that state environmental agencies in Michigan, New Mexico and North Carolina failed to adequately protect the civil rights of residents.

Monday, January 23, 2017


In The Press

EPA works to remake troubled Office of Civil Rights

The Center for Public Integrity

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article on efforts by the EPA to improve its Office of Civil Rights.

Friday, January 13, 2017


In The Press

Daniel C. Esty '86 on How the Trump Administration Could Affect Environmental Law and Policy

Yale Alumni Magazine

Daniel C. Esty ’86 JD is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale’s environment and law schools.

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.

Alumni & Student Profiles


'13

Stephanie Safdi

Human Rights Work With an Environmental Focus

The Yale Law School you are entering has never been a law school that simply defends what is. Your law school —Yale Law School—has always been a law school that fights for what ought to be.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean