Hairy Business – Third Place, Wallace Prize for Nonfiction

I heard John Reznikoff’s booming voice, reminiscent of a seasoned announcer’s on Antiques Roadshow, before I saw him. He came bounding from the office kitchen in Nike sneakers, looking much younger and livelier than how I’d expected the “father of modern hair collecting,” as he put it, to appear. Forty-six years old, Reznikoff still had […]

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Brush twice daily for a healthier economy

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Mash-ups pick the next president

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Negative incentives ensure commitment

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Facebook, Ikea: Tyrants of youthful sensibility

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Conference takes action against malaria

With colorful bed nets and a similarly kid-friendly title, the “Veto the ‘Squito” campaign launched by a Yale Law School-affiliated organization has a serious mission: saving the lives of African children for $10 each. An international video conference held yesterday and sponsored by the Yale Law School chapter of Americans for Informed Democracy focused on […]

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Law School grad wins ‘Survivor’

On Sunday, Yul Kwon LAW ’00 won the controversial “Survivor: Cook Islands” competition, which featured a twist on the series in which contestants were divided along racial lines. With a cool head and focus on strategy, Kwon beat out 20 other contestants — including the runner-up Oscar “Ozzy” Lusth, who bested Kwon in physical challenges […]

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Law students sue government in immigration case

Students from a Yale Law School human rights clinic filed suit Thursday against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, accusing it of discrimination against Latino immigrants in Danbury, CT. The case stems from the trial of 11 immigrants living in Danbury, most of them represented by the law students, who were jailed after an undercover […]

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Report reveals gender-linked differences in law career paths

For female lawyers, including Law School alumnae, concerns about work-life balance may push them toward more flexible careers than their male peers, often in public service rather than corporate sectors. According to a report released Thursday by the Association for Legal Career Professionals, while only five percent of all lawyers work part-time, 90 percent of […]

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Law clinic sues over immigration

The Yale Law School human rights clinic sued the Department of Homeland Security last week in federal court to release records on Operation Front Line, a secret national security program targeting illegal immigrants. Students in the clinic filed the suit in the U.S. District Court of Connecticut after a Freedom of Information Act request they […]

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Law clinic aids low-income seniors

Collaborations between church officials and law students may be rare, but a recent partnership between Yale Law School and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church has made a new low-income senior housing project a possibility. Construction on an 18-unit apartment complex for low-income seniors will start today at 120 Goffe St. The $3.2 million project, expected to […]

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Grads favored as Law admits

One in four, maybe more. One in three, could be me. One in six, could end up at Yale Law. Getting into the top law school in the country is a difficult feat, but graduates of Yale College are finding the task a little bit easier. Eighty-six of the Law School’s 600 current students are […]

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