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Excellence for the Common Good

Ranked best in the nation, Yale Law School prepares the world’s top students for careers that make a difference. It’s a reputation built on scholarship, rigorous teaching, community-building, and ethical practice. Your campaign gifts—supporting fellowships, loan forgiveness, a world-class faculty, distinguished academic programs, and legal services—mean that Yale-trained lawyers and scholars will continue to share and support society for generations to come.

Global Leaders, Extraordinary Scholarship

Yale Law School produces globally recognized leaders. Students are encouraged to learn deeply and investigate their own ideas through classes, research, and legal clinics. They graduate with an unparalleled legal education and forge connections that will last for the rest of their lives. Our renowned faculty consistently engage in an extraordinary range of activities and scholarship. They are prominent intellectuals in economics, philosophy, and history, as well as leading specialists in every area of law.

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Graduates wear caps and gowns at an outdoor ceremony

August 2, 2021

Family Tribute Increases Opportunities for YLS Students

Two funds established in memory of Michael Varet ’65 LLB support law students and encourage public service.
Ralph Folsom ’72 JD and Ruth “Pixie” Haughwout

September 1, 2020

Paying it Forward

Ralph Folsom ’72 JD and Ruth “Pixie” Haughwout give back to support legal clinics, public health, and law scholarships for women.
For Humanity

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