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Yale Law School Today

Friday, December 13, 2019


In The Press

Tort Law and Climate Change Litigation

Energy Tradeoffs podcast

Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar spoke with the Energy Tradeoffs podcast about the creativity of recent lawsuits aimed at holding companies and governments accountable for climate change.

Friday, December 13, 2019


In The Press

Body of Law: Beyond Roe

NPR / On the Media

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel was interviewed on National Public Radio’s On the Media about Roe v. Wade.

Thursday, December 12, 2019


In The Press

Weinstein’s Rage-Inducing Settlement is the Norm for Civil Suits — 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.

 

Thursday, December 12, 2019


In The Press

John Solomon claims the First Amendment protects him as a journalist

Washington Post

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted in the Washington Post about the media’s First Amendment rights.

Thursday, December 12, 2019


In The Press

Outdated, dangerous childbirth practices persist in Europe

Associated Press

Mindy Roseman, Director of International Programs and Director of the Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights, is quoted about a controversial birth procedure currently practiced in Europe.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019


In The Press

Trump ‘favor’ request tops list of notable quotes in 2019

Associated Press

The Associated Press released the annual list of notable quotations compiled by Law School librarian Fred Shapiro.

One of the things that makes this job magic is the students. They’re unbelievably smart, the best lawyers you can imagine. But they care so deeply. And what always amazes me is they’re unfailingly modest about what they do.”


Heather Gerken

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law