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.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Clinic Study Concludes that U.S. Family Immigration Detention Violates International Law

A paper released on June 20, 2016 by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School concludes that the United States has violated its international obligations by detaining asylum seekers in jail-like facilities and by providing insufficient safeguards against return to persecution.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Federal Judge Finds in Favor of Veteran in Harassment Complaint Case

The Department of Defense wrongly refused to search and produce sexual harassment complaints against a senior officer in the Connecticut Army National Guard, a federal judge has ruled.

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Clinic Reacts to SCOTUS Decision in Case of Death-Row Inmate

A death-row inmate will have a second chance at his appeal after the U.S. Supreme Court vacated a prior ruling and remanded his case back down to the the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for further proceedings.

Monday, May 9, 2016

Criminal Justice Clinic Client Has Prison Sentence Commuted by President Obama

On May 5, 2016, President Barack Obama granted a petition for clemency for a client of the Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic at Yale Law School.

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