Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Why Are Nations Rushing to Call Everything an ‘Act of War’?

The New York Times Magazine

A book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 is cited in an article.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

ABC News

The Associated Press released the annual list of notable quotations by law librarian Fred Shapiro.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Veteran Sickened By Plutonium After H-Bomb Accident Brings Class Action Suit

WSHU

Meghan Brooks ’19 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a story about a class actions suit challenging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ refusal to provide disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


The Limits of Resistance: Are Democrats focused on the wrong things?

Slate

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was interviewed about his upcoming book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World.

Monday, December 11, 2017


New initiative seeks employments for vets with 'bad paper'

The Day

Alyssa Peterson’19 and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are mentioned in an article about efforts to assist veteran job seekers who've received an other-than-honorable discharge from the military.

Monday, December 11, 2017


Here’s what’s at stake for the 21 kids suing the Trump administration over climate change

Think Progress

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is a quoted in an article on the group of 21 youths who are suing the federal government over climate change.

Sunday, December 10, 2017


North Korea is a nuclear state. But can the U.S. accept that?

The Washington Post

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about the push to have North Korea denuclearize. 

Sunday, December 10, 2017


Five federal judge vacancies in South Florida give Trump chance to shape bench

The Sun Sentinel

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about the naming of federal judges in Florida.

Friday, December 8, 2017


The Widening Gap Between Our Politics And Our Civil Society—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Huffington Post

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 7, 2017


When the Truth Is Unconstitutional—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 7, 2017


What If the Courts Were Filled With 'Little Scalias'?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 7, 2017


Fairness key to trust in police force

Otago Daily Times (New Zealand)

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler is profiled on the occasion of his appearance at the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand conference.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


What Masterpiece Cakeshop is Really About—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Take Care

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law and Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


What Happened to the American Boomtown?

The New York Times

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about the current state of the American boomtown.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Former Lamonte McIntyre prosecutor accused in new case of threatening a witness, misconduct

Kansas City Star

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Larry Fox is quoted in an article about court cases affected by the misconduct of a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office there.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017


What a Technophobe Doctor Shows Us About the Future of Work—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, December 2, 2017


Philosophy of Law and the Decline of War

Duck of Minerva

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Friday, December 1, 2017


President Trump is constitutionally right on the CFPB even if we oppose him otherwise—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Steven G. Calabresi ’83

USA Today

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science and Steven G. Calabresi ’83 is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, December 1, 2017


Scorning Harassers Isn't the New McCarthyism—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, December 1, 2017


Michael Flynn Will Keep Military Rank And Pension Despite Guilty Plea

The Huffington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article on why Michael Flynn will keep his military rank and pension. 

Friday, December 1, 2017


Can We Agree to Outlaw War—Again?

Scientific American

“The Internationalists,” a book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 is discussed in an article about war.

Thursday, November 30, 2017


The Chinese Hacking Indictments and the Frail “Norm” Against Commercial Espionage—A Commentary by Jack Goldsmith ’89 and Robert D. Williams

LawFare

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School and Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School.

Thursday, November 30, 2017


The Ten Best Books of 2017

The New York Times

Professor of Law James Forman Jr.'s book Locking Up Our Own was named one of the best books of the year.

Thursday, November 30, 2017


War Powers Act Could Be Applied To Check Trump's Nuclear Launch Authority, Scholar Says

WBUR/ Here & Now

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed about the War Powers Act.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Judging A Book: Saris Reviews 'Locking Up Our Own'

Law360

Professor of Law James Forman Jr.’s ’92 book Locking Up Our Own is reviewed by Judge Patti Saris.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?

The New York Times

A study by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is cited in an article about sexual harassment.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


America Is Not Going to Denuclearize North Korea—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

The Atlantic

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017


How to Stop Trump Blowing It Up—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Review of Books

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 27, 2017


Trump’s Bureaucratic Showdown—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 24, 2017


Millennials need to worry about these 4 things - in addition to saving for retirement; There will be lots of surprises down the road

MarketWatch

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87 is quoted in an article about financial challenges facing millennials.

Friday, November 24, 2017


Q&A: Linda Greenhouse on the new challenges of journalism

Columbia Journalism Review

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL took part in a Q & A.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


How the State Can Make Inequality Worse

The Nation Blogs

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about how zoning can increase inequality through the location of new housing. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


The police can search your email without telling you. That’s nuts.—A Commentary by Hannah Bloch-Wehba

Vox

Hannah Bloch-Wehba is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, an Associate Research Scholar in Law, and a Stanton First Amendment Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Avoiding war: Containment, competition, and cooperation in U.S.-China relations

Brookings

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and YLS senior research scholar, took part in a roundtable discussion.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Three things Trump can do to bring drug prices ‘way down’—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Aaron S. Kesselheim

The Washington Post

Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and Faculty Co-Director of the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency. Aaron Kesselheim is an Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Distinguished Visitor at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy.

Monday, November 20, 2017


Too Many Laws. So Much Ignorance. Something Has to Give.—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 20, 2017


Why Did Humanity Ignore the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

Australian Broadcast Corporation

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Monday, November 20, 2017


The Coast Guard’s Floating Guantanamo

The New York Times Magazine

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about U.S. Coast Guard vessels that capture and hold drug smugglers in international waters.

Friday, November 17, 2017


In Reversal, Immigration Agency Will Consider Delayed DACA Requests

The New York Times

Emily Villano ’19 is quoted in an article about developments in the legal challenge to the Trump administration’s termination of the DACA program. The Worker and Immigrant Right Clinic at YLS is representing plaintiffs in the case.

Thursday, November 16, 2017


With Trump Focused on North Korea, Beijing Sails Ahead in South China Sea

Foreign Policy

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about a lack of US policy regarding the South China Sea.

Thursday, November 16, 2017


The Internationalists Mini-Forum: Wars of Self-Defense, An Exception that Swallows the Rule

Just Security

A discussion of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


A Picture is Worth a Million Laws

New Haven Independent

Rare book librarian Michael Widener is quoted in an article about “Around the World with Law’s Picture Books,” an exhibit currently on view in the Law Library.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


The Internationalists Mini-Forum: Why Has War Declined?

Just Security

A discussion of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Alabama Voters Have Enough Evidence to Judge Roy Moore—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 13, 2017


CFIUS Reform and U.S. Government Concerns over Chinese Investment: A Primer—A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

LawFare

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 13, 2017


Spy Court Says ACLU Can Seek Data Collection Rulings

Law360

Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about the MFIA Clinic and ACLU winning a key victory for public access to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Monday, November 13, 2017


The Rise and Fall of Euro-American Inter-State War: Introduction

Humanity Journal

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Friday, November 10, 2017


Podcast: Is the fight against ISIS legal?

Constitutional Daily

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is a guest on a podcast of the National Constitution Center about whether the war against ISIS is legal.

Friday, November 10, 2017


Should the Air Force Be Sued Over Texas Church Shooting? Some Legal Authorities Say Yes

Independent Journal Review

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a story about whether the Air Force can be sued over the recent shooting at a Texas church. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017


“Riffraff” Phobia Emerges At Parkside Hearing

Branford Eagle

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law Jay Pottenger ’75 is quoted in a report on a public hearing about a proposed low-income housing project in Branford.

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