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 announces four new optional essay prompts for 2023-24 law school admissions cycle

Announced after the Supreme Court’s decision to axe affirmative action, Yale Law School applicants now have the chance to write an optional essay centered around the themes of community engagement, leadership, determination or open-mindedness.

Yale Law experts preview cases in upcoming Supreme Court term

Yale Law School professors Bill Eskridge LAW ’78, Linda Greenhouse LAW ’78 and Sam Moyn discussed the significance of the Supreme Court’s upcoming term on Monday.

Yale Law School welcomes first cohort of Launchpad Scholars

With the goal of diversifying the legal field, the Launchpad Scholars Program accepted 25 students to support in the process of applying to law school.

YLS program director resigns after acknowledging broached romantic relationship with student at Williams

Last week, Don Carlson, the former Executive Director of the Tsai Leadership Program at Yale Law School, resigned from his role after suspending his campaign for Rhode Island's first congressional district in late August.

Yale Law School holds panel on upcoming Second Amendment SCOTUS case

On Sept. 12, the Yale Law School's Solomon Center hosted a discussion on the upcoming Supreme Court case, United States v. Rahimi, which will evaluate the Second Amendment rights of individuals under domestic violence-related restraining orders.

Yale Law, College Dems host conversation with mayoral candidates

In a conversation hosted by the Yale Law School Democrats, mayoral candidates Justin Elicker and Liam Brennan sat down to discuss the impact of Yale’s continued acquisition of hospitals around New Haven.

Yale alums emerge as popular Republican candidates for 2024 presidential race

Ron DeSantis '01 and Vivek Ramaswamy LAW '13 vie for the Republican nomination in the 2024 presidential election.

‘A remarkable place’: inside the life of a YLS 1L

As Yale’s newest J.D. candidates begin law school, the News provides a glimpse into the social, academic and extracurricular lives of incoming 1L students.

Tracing the past, present and future of affirmative action

In the wake of the recent SCOTUS decision on race-conscious college admissions, the News offers an exploration of the history and evolution of affirmative action in the United States.

Ilia Calderón reflects on career as an Afro-Latina in journalism

On April 11 in Kroon Hall’s Burke Auditorium, Yale Law School professor Claudia Flores and Univision Primetime Anchor Ilia Calderón spoke on “Reclaiming Ancestry and Confronting Race.”

Virologist Paul Turner speaks at “Dean’s Dialogue” talk

In the latest installment of the Dean's Dialogue Series, Yale College Dean Pericles Lewis and Paul Turner discussed “Understanding Virus Evolution to Solve Human Problems”.