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Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

In The Press

Squandered Big Tobacco Money a Cautionary Tale in Opioid Cases

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted by Bloomberg Law about ongoing opioid litigation.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

In The Press

The Case for Redefining Infertility

The New Yorker

Reproductive Justice Fellow Faren Tang ’18 is quoted in an article about physiological and social infertility.

Monday, June 17, 2019

In The Press

The Living, Breathing, Gasping Constitution

The National Review

The work of Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is discussed in a commentary.

Monday, June 17, 2019

In The Press

A New Trump Battleground: Defining Human Rights

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an opinion piece about human rights.

Monday, June 17, 2019

In The Press

In Courtrooms, Climate Change Is No Longer Up for Debate


Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted in an article about  about climate change science in lawsuits.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

In The Press

Yale Law Professor Tells Bemer Judge that Jury’s Verdicts Should be Overturned

Hartford Courant

A letter by John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78, which stated that a judge's instructions to a jury in a human trafficking case were flawed, is quoted in this article about the defense's attempt to have the conviction overturned in Danbury Superior Court.

You have an obligation to serve, by virtue of the privilege, opportunity, and talent that you have. You have an obligation to serve, in your way, at some point in time, in your career.”

Gina Raimondo ’98

Governor of Rhode Island, 2015 Commencement Address