Alumni in the News

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Zachary Liscow and Leah Brooks on Cost of Highway Construction

A paper co-written by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 suggests why Interstate highway construction costs have tripled over time.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

ACLU Secures Major Victory in Education Rights Case with Yale Law School Clinic

In a case supported by the Yale Law School Education Adequacy Project Clinic, ACLU Foundation of Southern California reached a class action settlement in Riverside County, California, ending a practice in which routine misbehavior in school put children in a diversion program similar to criminal probation.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Curtis-Liman Clinical Fellowship Established to Honor Denny Curtis ’66

The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization at Yale Law School announce the creation of a new clinical fellowship, to begin in 2020, in honor of Professor Denny Curtis ’66, co-founder of the Law School’s clinical program.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Legal Assistance Association Honors James Forman Jr. ’92

James Forman Jr. ’92, the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School, was honored by New Haven Legal Assistance Association at its Equal Access to Justice Reception on June 11, 2019.

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Abbe R. Gluck to Congress: Key Doctrine Upholding ACA is “Settled Law”

One day after an appeals court heard a case that could strike down the Affordable Care Act, Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 testified before Congress as lawmakers grappled with the potential implications of the law being overturned.

Monday, July 8, 2019

Professor Fiona Doherty ’99 Cited in Two U.S. Supreme Court Cases on Supervised Release

An article by Clinical Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 was cited in decisions for two recent U.S. Supreme Court cases, Mont v. United States and United States v. Haymond. Both cases concern supervised release, a common practice in federal sentencing.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Carol F. Lee '81 Receives ALI’s Distinguished Service Award

Carol F. Lee '81 received the Distinguished Service Award at the American Law Institute’s 96th Annual Meeting in May.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Anne Alstott on the Benefits of Public Options

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor Anne Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman argue in their new book that public options — like schools, libraries, and the postal service — are all around us and can be a solution to inequalities.

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