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Tuesday, May 04, 2021

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The Case For Moving Beyond Probation, And How To Do It — A Commentary by Fiona Doherty ’99

The Appeal

Fiona Doherty is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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Monday, May 17, 2021

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Welcoming Monica C. Bell, Rebecca Hamilton, and Joyce Vance to Just Security’s Board of Editors

Just Security

Just Security announced that Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University Monica Bell ’09 has joined its Board of Editors.

Sunday, May 16, 2021

In The Press

Why Meat and Dairy Corporations are the Achilles’ Heel of Biden’s Climate Plan — A Commentary by Viveca Morris

Los Angeles Times

Viveca Morris is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In The Press

Unearthing the Roots of Black Rebellion

The New York Times

The New York Times interviewed Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton about her new book, America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In The Press

Eligible Voters in CT Jails Need Access to Their Ballots — A Commentary by Anna VanCleave et al.

New Haven Register

Anna VanCleave is Director of The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School. Zal Shroff is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. Natalie Kirchhoff is a member of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

In The Press

Lawsuits Won't Get College Students a $55,000 Refund — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79


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

Monday, May 10, 2021

In The Press

It's Time for the IRS to Question Legacy Admissions — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

Inside Higher Ed

Yair Listokin ’05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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