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Wednesday, April 17, 2019


In The Press

What America Can Achieve After Trump — A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper and Rebecca Friedman Lissner

Foreign Affairs

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


In The Press

SF City Attorney's Office, Yale Law and Nonprofits Combine for Impact Litigation Guide for Cities

Law.com

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project is featured in an article about a guidebook for local governments that grew out of the clinic's collaboration with the office of the San Francisco city attorney.

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019


In The Press

Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants Seem To Be Showing Benefits In Connecticut

WGBH

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael J. Wishnie ’93 is quoted in radio segment about the positive effects of issuing undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses.

Monday, April 15, 2019


In The Press

‘Brick by Brick.’ Ending Mass Incarceration Will Take Concrete Steps at the Local Level

News Tribune

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. is interviewed about ending mass incarceration in advance of his talk on the subject.

Friday, April 12, 2019


In The Press

The debate over what Julian Assange’s arrest means for freedom of the press, explained

Vox

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer David A. Schulz is quoted in an article about whether Julian Assange is a journalist.

Thursday, April 11, 2019


In The Press

A Supreme Court Do-Over — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

I say to you, my classmates, we have much to do. Yale gave us the tools to do it with. We owe it to the rest of the country, because of our success, to share what we know and what we can give to the future…”


President Bill Clinton

Class of 1973