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Repugnant Laws: Judicial Review, Past and Present

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Conservatism and the War Powers


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Disability Law and the Courts

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Monday, August 19, 2019

In The Press

How High are Infrastructure Costs? Analyzing Interstate Construction Spending

The Brookings Institution

A paper coauthored by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 and Leah Brooks of The George Washington University on why highway construction costs have risen is highlighted.

Friday, August 16, 2019

In The Press

Trump's Greenland Folly: 'Not As Simple As Buying A Resort'


Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted about the feasibility of buying an autonomous territory.

Friday, August 16, 2019

In The Press

Claims: Migrant Children Molested in U.S.-Funded Foster Care

The Associated Press

Aseem Mehta ’20, a student with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, is quoted about a settlement in a case of a migrant child held in government custody.

Friday, August 16, 2019

In The Press

Interview with Gordon Silverstein about Yale Law School's Ph.D. in Law Program


Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs Gordon Silverstein answers questions about Yale's Ph.D. in Law program.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

In The Press

On Immigration, the Democrats Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

In The Press

Five Decisions That May Sway High Court On LGBT Protections


Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted on cases coming before the Supreme Court that will test whether sex discrimination extends to bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

The clinics at YLS offer students incomparable experiences in representation of poor and marginalized individuals and communities, real-world engagement in complex fields of law, and the development of strategic judgment critical to effective lawyering.”

Professor Muneer Ahmad

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education