Eda Aker
Staff Reporter
Eda Aker edits for WKND, and previously covered Yale Law School. She is a junior in Timothy Dwight College majoring in Global Affairs.
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Law School clinic represents former Bard professor in high-stakes civil rights lawsuit

The Yale Law School’s Strategic Advocacy Clinic filed a harrasment complaint last week against Bard College, on behalf of the school’s recently-fired gay Black female professor.

YLS students and professors discuss and hold events on reproductive rights

Following the Dobbs v. Jackson decision, members of the Law School community take part in new dialogues and events on the future of women’s reproductive rights.

Blurbs: WKNDers’ summer travel horror stories

I am used to Americans nagging and pushing me at JFK airport, but I was hopeful on my flight to Miami this year. I was […]

Blurbs: What are WKNDers’ songs of the summer?

Did you spend your summer reevaluating one of the closest and most formative relationships you’ve ever had in your life? No? Don’t fret! My August […]

Now Is a Better Time Than Spring Fling

I had been looking forward to Spring Fling long before I first stepped foot on campus. It was by far the Yale tradition that popped […]

College Decision YouTube is Problematic

My relatives, high school students in Turkey and I, a student in the United States, bonded over our fears about college.  Their concerns surrounding college […]

Yale students gain access to anonymous sexual assault reporting service

On April 14, the Yale community will be able to use Callisto, an anonymous sexual assault reporting system thait aims to help support survivors and amalgamate complaints against serial offenders.

Controversy continues over YLS protest and police presence

Tensions remain between two narratives of a March 10 student protest with armed police presence at Yale Law School in response to a Federalist Society […]

Yale Law students protest anti-LGBTQ speaker, armed police presence triggers backlash

A Thursday Federalist Society event featuring a controversial conservative speaker sparked protest at the Law School.

Law School clinic wins victory for local news

Yale Law School’s clinic won a case in defense of a local Connecticut news site.

Yale Law School goes tuition-free for students with greatest need

Yale Law School has become the first law institution to erase tuition for J.D. students living below the poverty line.