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Tuesday, October 20, 2020


In The Press

The Dystopian Police State the Trump Administration Wants

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a New York Times commentary about possible changes to policing.

Monday, October 19, 2020


In The Press

Originalism in a diverse America: How does Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy square with who was left out of the Constitution?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Washington Post article about constitutional originalism.

Monday, October 19, 2020


In The Press

Wrestling with Legal and Illegal Orders in the Military in the Months Ahead — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Just Security

Eugene Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 16, 2020


In The Press

The Supreme Court We Need — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Review of Books

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 16, 2020


In The Press

As SCOTUS Veers Further Right, Could a States’ Rights Shift Benefit the Left?

Vanity Fair

Dean Heather Gerken is cited in a Vanity Fair article about states’ rights.

Friday, October 16, 2020


In The Press

The Complicated Role Of Black Leaders In Shaping The Criminal Justice System

NPR / Code Switch

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Professor James Forman Jr., ’92 speaks with NPR’s Code Switch about Sen. Kamala Harris’s past as a prosecutor and his book Locking Up Our Own.

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