Law School clinic’s discrimination case on behalf of Black veterans proceeds 

Judge Stefan Underhill LAW ’84 permitted Monk v. United States — a case accusing the Department of Veteran Affairs of racial discrimination against Black veterans — to proceed, marking a rare instance in which a case seeking to redress historical discrimination overcame a motion to dismiss.

School of Management Dean Charles reappointed

In an interview with the News, Dean Kerwin Charles discussed goals and strategies for his second term at the School of Management.

Former Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta ’96 visits Law School

At an event co-hosted by five Yale Law School student organizations, former Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta ’96 spoke in the Sterling Law Building on April 11.

Reddit COO speaks at School of Management

Amid Reddit’s initial public offering, Chief Operating Officer Jen Wong ’96 spoke at the SOM about her views on AI, anonymity and content moderation.

Yale Law clinical lecturer files amicus brief on Colorado’s habitual criminal law

With the support of research assistants Balen Essak-Hernandez LAW ’25 and Courtney Perales LAW ’25, law professor Daniel Loehr filed an amicus brief in a case before the Colorado Supreme Court arguing that the states’ habitual criminal law is rooted from the eugenics movement.

PROFILE: Erin Hawley — the YLS grad challenging abortion pills at the Supreme Court

In 2021, Erin Morrow Hawley LAW ’05 — a former law clerk of Chief Justice John Roberts and wife of Republican senator Josh Hawley LAW ’06 — joined the legal group that helped argue against the right to an abortion in Dobbs. Today, she is the lead counsel in the next major abortion case to reach the Supreme Court, which could significantly restrict nationwide access to abortion pills if the Court aligns with Hawley’s arguments.

Law School hosts ‘Crossing Divides’ event with Bush-appointed judge, Obama administration official 

Retired Judge Thomas Griffith of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals and former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson spoke about their professional experiences working together from opposing sides of the political spectrum.

Interdisciplinary graduate course set to yield four two-family homes in Newhallville

The course, first taught in the fall of 2022, is a collaboration between Yale Law School, the School of Architecture and the School of Management.

Vaccine delivery initiative co-led by SOM professor expands in rural Sierra Leone

The initiative will contribute to increased accessibility of vaccines and treatments in Sierra Leone with the support of a new grant.

Law School hosts Freedom of Information Act bootcamp

On March 26, Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, the Information Society Project and the Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression co-hosted an event focused on guiding journalists through the process of requesting access to government records.

Yale professors reflect on teaching about Ukraine, Eastern Europe amid war

Since the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Yale has started offering more courses about Ukraine, and professors across departments have incorporated the country into their teaching.