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Yale Law School Today

Friday, January 17, 2020


In The Press

Trump’s actions in Iran prove presidential war powers are out of control

NBC News / Think

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 speaks to NBC News THINK about questions raised by the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani without informing Congress.

Thursday, January 23, 2020


In The Press

How the Dems Lost Day Two — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

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

Wednesday, January 22, 2020


In The Press

What antiabortion advocates get wrong about the women who secured the right to vote — A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Stacie Taranto

Washington Post

Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Stacie Taranto is an associate professor of history at Ramapo College of New Jersey.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020


In The Press

How the Dems Won Day One — 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.

Sunday, January 19, 2020


In The Press

Cyber Strife Between U.S. and Iran Is Nothing New — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 17, 2020


In The Press

Trump’s actions in Iran prove presidential war powers are out of control

NBC News / Think

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 speaks to NBC News THINK about questions raised by the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani without informing Congress.

Thursday, January 16, 2020


In The Press

Bill Barr Doesn’t Get to Decide What’s in the Constitution

The Atlantic

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in The Atlantic about the Equal Rights Amendment.

These are the best law students in the world. They start full of promise and then they end full of accomplishment. It’s a thrilling thing.”


Harold Hongju Koh

Sterling Professor of International Law and Former Dean