Adam Walker
Staff Reporter
Adam Walker covers Yale Law School for the University desk. Originally from Long Island, New York, he is a sophomore in Branford College double majoring in Economics and American Studies.
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Law School clinic files brief to combat intentionally false statements about voting

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic submitted an amicus brief in the appellate case United States v. Mackey, aiming to show how civil rights law can prosecute intentionally false statements on voting mechanics.

Yale Law School hosts panels discussing elder fraud and abuse

The Law School’s Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy hosted several panel discussions on Feb. 16 on addressing the issue of elder fraud and abuse in America.

Law School course explores Supreme Court history through working papers of former Justice Potter Stewart ’37 LAW ’41

The new course, taught by legal research lecturers Nicholas Mignanelli and Michael VanderHeijden, aims to explore how judges use historical court documents to make sense of judicial decisions.

Law School clinic sues Department of Veteran Affairs over gender-affirming surgery policy 

Yale Law School’s Veterans Legal Services clinic filed suit against the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs last month, urging the court to order the department to address a rulemaking petition presented to them in 2016 to include gender-affirming surgery in its medical coverage.

‘Helping the underdog’: YLS grad and civil rights lawyer Alex Taubes fights for legal justice

Civil rights attorney Alex Taubes LAW ’15 helps the people of Connecticut fight against powerful corporations and government negligence through lawsuits and class actions.

“To empower Black voters in Alabama”: Law School event highlights significance of recent Supreme Court ruling on voting rights 

At an event co-hosted by the Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Black Law Students Association, panelists explored the importance of the recent Supreme Court ruling in Allen v. Milligan for Black voters in Alabama.

Yale Law School alumni divided on Trump Supreme Court case

Yale Law School alums have shared opposing views on using the 14th Amendment to bar former president Donald Trump from future federal office. The News spoke with Gerard Magliocca LAW ’98, who first wrote about the idea with Bruce Ackerman LAW ’67 three years ago.

Law School clinic files lawsuit against gift card makers, alleging insecure cardboard packaging

Students in Yale Law School’s San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project helped file suit against InComm Financial Services, alleging that the company was aware of security issues with their Vanilla gift cards for over a decade.

Former White House aide speaks at events hosted by Yale Law Democrats, Yale Politics Initiative

On Nov. 30, Zayn Siddique LAW ’16 concluded the YPI’s seminar series for the year as the final speaker and also spoke earlier in the day at a Yale Law Democrats event.

Students, professors reflect on Yale Law School’s expanded Federal Indian Law course offerings

Law School professors and students spoke with the News about the significance of Federal Indian Law studies as Yale began offering advanced courses in 2022.

Alexander Hamilton Society hosts discussion on impact of Russia-Ukraine War on Asian geopolitics

Vance Serchuk LAW ’09 addressed the ramifications of the Russia-Ukraine war in Asia during an event organized by the Yale chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society on Nov. 14.