Wednesday, January 21, 2015


A New Meaning of the Light Bulb—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. 

Monday, January 12, 2015


Necessity’s Child—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. 

Monday, December 22, 2014


Obama, the Least Lame President?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and John Fabian Witt ’99

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Friday, December 12, 2014


The Torture Report Is Only the First Step—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 

Thursday, December 11, 2014


Let India Make Cheap Drugs—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. 

Tuesday, November 18, 2014


America’s ‘Unequivocal Yes’ to the Torture Ban—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Professor Hathaway Appointed as Special Counsel to General Counsel at the Department of Defense

Professor Oona A. Hathaway ’97 has been appointed as Special Counsel to the General Counsel for National Security Law at the Department of Defense.

Monday, September 29, 2014


Obama’s ISIL Legal Rollout: Bungled, Clearly. But Illegal? Really?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.  

Thursday, April 24, 2014


National Security Lawyering Class Meets With D.C. Policymakers

Students in Professors Harold Hongju Koh and Oona Hathaway’s National Security Lawyering class recently took a four-day trip to Washington, D.C., where they met with officials, policymakers, and lawyers in various executive and legislative bodies to present their findings from a semester’s worth of study into deep questions on pressing national security issues. 

Thursday, September 5, 2013


Faculty Commentary: Yale Law Professors Weigh in on Syria Debate

With a fervent debate raging over what actions should be taken against the Syrian government in the wake of a suspected chemical attack that killed more than 1,000 Syrians— including hundreds of children — Yale Law faculty offer their opinions and insights on a range of issues impacting the conversation. Below is a sampling of the most recent commentaries and interviews.

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