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Yale Law School Today

December 9 Monday


Exhibit, "Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair"

Level L2, Sterling Law Building

December 16 Monday


Exhibit, "Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair"

Level L2, Sterling Law Building

January 22 Wednesday
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Thursday, December 5, 2019

In The Press

Gunfight at the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL


Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In The Press

4 Legal Scholars To Appear Before House Panel's Impeachment Hearing

NPR / Morning Edition

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman was interviewed on National Public Radio where he discussed his thoughts on the scope of the impeachment investigation.

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

In The Press

Settlement reached between Matsu Sushi owners, workers

Westport News

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law James Bhandary-Alexander and Carolina Yamamoto ’21 are quoted in a Westport News article on the resolution of a labor dispute between two workers and a restaurateur.

Monday, December 2, 2019

In The Press

This Man Should Not Be Executed — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The American Scholar

Lincoln Caplan is Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

In The Press

How the Great Impeachment Debacle of 2020 Can Be Avoided — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

In The Press

Why Regulate Guns? — A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Joseph Blocher

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Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Joseph Blocher is Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law at Duke Law.

If I had to identify the two things which taken in combination make Yale Law School such a special place, it would have to be the school’s longstanding commitment to intellectualism, and its equally long-lived and deep-seated commitment to public service.”

Anthony Kronman

Class of 1975, Sterling Professor of Law and Former Dean