Friday, March 24, 2017


Floyd Abrams ’59 Writes New Book on First Amendment

In The Soul of the First Amendment (Yale University Press; publication date April 25, 2017), Floyd Abrams '59, America’s best-known First Amendment lawyer and an award winning legal scholar, examines the degree to which American law protects free speech more often, more intensely, and more controversially than is the case anywhere else in the world, including democratic nations such as Canada and England.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


President Trump vs. The Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic David Schulz ’78 took part in a discussion about Donald Trump and the media.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


We Are This Close to a Constitutional Crisis

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an article about the possibility of a constitutional crisis.

Monday, January 23, 2017


Dustin Lewis Discusses Algorithmic Decision-Making

Dustin A. Lewis, Senior Researcher at the Harvard Law School Program on International Law and Armed Conflict (PILAC) joined YLS students over lunch on Tuesday, January 17.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Weaponizing Information Conference to Be Held January 24

The Center for Global Legal Challenges and the Information Society Project will co-host a conference on “Weaponizing Information: Propaganda to Cyber Conflict,” on January 24, 2017 at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 6, 2017


Do Consumers Need New Rules To Protect Them From Their Robots?

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment and director of the Information Society Project Jack Balkin is quoted about whether consumers need laws that address the growing presence of robots in their lives.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Google’s Salgado ’89 Speaks on Data and Security

Google’s Director for Information Security and Law Enforcement Matters Richard Salgado ’89 joined YLS students over breakfast and lunch on Tuesday, November 8.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Prof. Schmitt Discusses Tallinn Manual

On Tuesday November, 15, 2016, Professor Michael Schmitt visited Yale Law School, and gave a lunchtime talk to law students.

Thursday, October 13, 2016


The Law of Consent-Based Interventions—A Commentary by Rebecca Crootof ’11 and Sarah Weiner ’17

Rebecca Crootof ’11 is the Information Society Project Executive Director and a Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law and Sarah Weiner ’17 is a third-year student at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016


Charlotte Observer sues governor’s office over access to public records

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted in an article about a lawsuit launched by the Charlotte Observer against North Carolina governor Pat McCrory regarding a request for public records.

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