Friday, September 23, 2016


WIRAC Client Challenging Nationwide Immigration Injunction Heads to Court

On September 22, 2016, Martín Batalla Vidal, an immigrant New Yorker and Make the Road New York member who filed suit against the federal government to challenge a Texas federal court’s nationwide injunction stopping President Obama’s 2014 immigration relief initiatives, had his first appearance in court.

Monday, September 12, 2016


Abrams Institute Letter Objects to Science Advocacy Organization Subpoenas

The Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School submitted a letter to the Chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space & Technology, Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), sharply criticizing subpoenas issued to nine science advocacy organizations.

Friday, September 9, 2016


Education Adequacy Project Clinic Wins 11-Year Legal Battle

After more than 11 years of litigation and an appeal to the Connecticut Supreme Court, the Yale Law School’s Education Adequacy Project (EAP) Clinic has won a sweeping landmark victory for its client, the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding (CCJEF).

Thursday, August 25, 2016


NY Dreamer Challenges Nationwide Immigration Injunction

A first-of-its-kind lawsuit filed Thursday, August 25 opened up a new front in the defense of the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration relief initiatives, known as Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (expanded DACA).

Friday, August 19, 2016


U.N Acknowledges Responsibility for Haiti Cholera Outbreak

Three years after the Global Health Justice Partnership and Transnational Development Clinic at Yale Law School published a report showing that the United Nations inadvertently caused a deadly cholera epidemic in Haiti, the intergovernmental organization has acknowledged responsibility for the first time.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016


WIRAC Files Lawsuit Over Family Immigration Detention Abuses

Two refugees who fled violence and persecution in Central America filed suit against the Obama Administration for the alleged unlawful and inhumane treatment they received when they first arrived in the United States.

Friday, July 8, 2016


Justice for All? Re-envisioning Criminal Justice

Yale Law School’s faculty, students, and alumni work to make America’s criminal justice system more effective, intelligent, and humane.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016


Yale Law School Mourns the Passing of Carroll Lucht

Carroll Lucht, a Clinical Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, died on July 3, 2016.

Tuesday, July 5, 2016


Eyewitness Identification Reform Focus of National Symposium

The National Symposium on Eyewitness Identification Reform brought together police officers, judges, prosecutors, defense lawyers, and policy makers to focus on the critical problem of eyewitness misidentification.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016


Yale Law Students Launch Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project

Conchita Cruz ’16, Swapna Reddy ’16, Dorothy Tegeler ’16, and Liz Willis ’17 co-founded ASAP in the Spring of 2015 to respond to the unmet legal needs of Central American refugee families.

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