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Yale Law School Today

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Thursday, August 2, 2018


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Thursday, July 19, 2018


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018


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Thursday, October 18, 2018


In The Press

The president has entirely too many lawyers (and not just this president)

White House Watch

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by White House Watch about White House counsel and executive power.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


In The Press

Report re-energizes push to end solitary confinement in state

NJTV

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed by NJTV about the recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on solitary confinement.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


In The Press

Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.—A Commentary by Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16

The New York Times Magazine

YLS Ph.D. candidate Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 has a commentary in The New York Times Magazine titled “Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


In The Press

Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted by the Associated Press about a lawsuit filed by PEN America with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, October 15, 2018


In The Press

Fixing a broken process for nominating US Supreme Court justices—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Conversation

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


In The Press

Solitary confinement is an affront to human decency

The Washington Post

Findings contained in a recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators are cited in The Washington Post.

We have to ask ourselves if we really believe we don’t have a person to waste, if we really think people who follow our laws — no matter how different they are from us — should have a place at the American table.”


President Bill Clinton

Class of 1973