Thursday, October 18, 2018


The president has entirely too many lawyers (and not just this president)

White House Watch

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by White House Watch about White House counsel and executive power.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Report re-energizes push to end solitary confinement in state

NJTV

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed by NJTV about the recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on solitary confinement.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.—A Commentary by Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16

The New York Times Magazine

YLS Ph.D. candidate Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 has a commentary in The New York Times Magazine titled “Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted by the Associated Press about a lawsuit filed by PEN America with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, October 15, 2018


Fixing a broken process for nominating US Supreme Court justices—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Conversation

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


Solitary confinement is an affront to human decency

The Washington Post

Findings contained in a recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators are cited in The Washington Post.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


A Lesson for Kavanaugh From Another Tarnished Supreme Court Justice—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, October 11, 2018


Yale May Consider Exiting Private Funds in Social Investment Shift

Bloomberg.com

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a Yale Investment Office statement regarding its willingness to consider exiting private equity and hedge fund investments that it deems socially irresponsible.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


More than 4,000 mentally ill inmates held in solitary in US — report

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a Guardian article about a new report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on the number of mentally ill prisoners being held in solitary confinement. Sonia Sotomayor ’79 is also quoted. A similar article appeared in Fortune.com.

Saturday, October 6, 2018


The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits—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, October 4, 2018


250 Law Profs Release Statement: ‘The Problem With Sexual Harassment Is Sexism’

The Cut

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz authored and publicly distributed an Open Statement on Sexual Harassment by U.S. Law Professors, which received over 300 signatures.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018


IRIS workshop sheds light on immigration policy, advocacy

Yale Daily News

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted about a workshop titled “Immigration Policy and Advocacy 101” hosted by New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Yale Law Opens Student Housing, Its First Campus Addition Since 1931

Law.com

Dean Heather Gerken and Robert Baker ’59 are quoted on the opening of Baker Hall.

Monday, October 1, 2018


Yale Law Professor James Forman discusses the myths of black criminality

Cavalier Daily: University of Virginia

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 gave a talk in Charlottesville, VA titled “Claiming Your Power: American Racism and Radical Resistance.”

Saturday, September 29, 2018


#MeToo and narrow definitions of sexual assault can isolate survivors, says Yale Law professor

PBS News Hour

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is interviewed about sexual assault and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

Thursday, September 27, 2018


City Slammed On LEAD Experiment

New Haven Independent

A report by the Global Health Justice Partnership evaluating programs to provide case management and rehabilitative social services to people engaged in drug abuse, prostitution, and other non-violent street crimes and an event held about the report are discussed in an article.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


This question changed the face of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

CNN

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, September 24, 2018


BU Law Professor Examines Federalism in Affordable Care Act

Boston University School of Law

An article discussed a paper by Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Boston University School of Law Professor Nicole Huberfeld about federalism and healthcare law.

Friday, September 21, 2018


Why Tariff and Trade Disputes Are More Than a Money Problem

The New York Times

An article on the research of 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 about tariff and trade policies.

Thursday, September 20, 2018


Opioid Bill Lacks Funding To Make Lasting Impact

Law360.com

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about a bill passed by the Senate this week to address the national opioid crisis.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Academic highlight: Greenhouse and Siegel on the past, present and future of Roe v. Wade

ScotusBlog

A review on the chapter authored by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86 and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL in the forthcoming book Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories.

Monday, September 17, 2018


Healthcare groups sue to block Trump's expansion of short-term plans

Modern Healthcare

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about lawsuits about short-term health plans and the ACA.

Friday, September 14, 2018


Zombie Lehman Keeps Chalking Up Victories—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, September 13, 2018


The Threat of Tribalism — A Commentary by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld

The Atlantic

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law and Jed Rubenfeld is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


A Supreme Court Transformed—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.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


The International Criminal Court Is No Threat to America, But John Bolton Is—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

Newsweek

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Drug users keep accidentally poisoning themselves. Here’s an idea to stop them. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Public Thinker: Issa Kohler-Hausmann on Misdemeanors and Mass Incarceration

Public Books

Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her latest book Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing.

Monday, September 10, 2018


Why is the US threatening the International Criminal Court?

BBC World Service Newshour

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is interviewed about John Bolton's speech threatening sanctions against the International Criminal Court.

Monday, September 10, 2018


Fossil Fuels on Trial: Where the Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

Inside Climate News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a report about various legal challenges to the oil and gas industry over climate change.

Thursday, September 6, 2018


Brett Kavanaugh Deserves Better Questions—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. 

Thursday, September 6, 2018


What Is The 25th Amendment And How Could It Undermine Trump?

NPR—All Things Considered

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is interviewed about Section 4 of the 25th Amendment.

Thursday, September 6, 2018


Kavanaugh Protesters Come Dangerously Close to Self-Indulgence — 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, September 6, 2018


What ‘Adult Entertainment,’ Puerto Rico And Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Have In Common

Forbes

Scholarship by Professor of Law David Schleicher and Aurelia Chaudhury ’16 is cited in an article about municipal bankruptcy.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018


I Forgot to Pay My Parking Ticket. That Got Me Thinking.—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.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018


Withheld Kavanaugh Documents Are A Constitutional Crisis In The Making — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

The Huffington Post

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

Thursday, August 30, 2018


The National Implications of Oklahoma’s GOP Primary

National Review

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about Oklahoma’s recent GOP primary.

Thursday, August 30, 2018


What Guantánamo Says About Kavanaugh—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, August 30, 2018


Government Gives Migrant Children Shipped to Connecticut Legal Immigration Status

NBC CT

Aseem Mehta ’20 is quoted in a story about two children represented by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic who have now been granted temporary legal immigration status. Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 is mentioned.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018


The lawyers trying to prove Trump sabotaged the ACA

Politico/ Pulse Check

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed about the President’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018


Bill would make veterans involved in 1966 nuclear cleanup eligible for benefits

The Day

A report on legislation introduced by Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 that would make a group of Air Force veterans, who cleaned up one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, eligible for disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs. The group was represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Monday, August 27, 2018


How Criminal Justice Reform Can Move Forward in the Trump Era

The Crime Report

Scholarship by Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is the subject of an article about criminal justice reform in the Trump era.

Monday, August 27, 2018


Another big reason to want a Democratic takeover of the House

The Washington Post

An article on the ACA co-authored by Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is cited in a commentary.

Friday, August 24, 2018


The Three Options for Prosecuting Trump—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Slate

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Friday, August 24, 2018


Why Impeachment Isn’t the Solution—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 23, 2018


As Maine goes, so may go the nation on Kavanaugh confirmation—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Portland Press Herald

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018


Yale's endowment won't invest in outlets that sell assault weapons

Bloomberg

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article on a decision by Yale's advisory committee on investor responsibility not to invest in retail outlets that sell assault weapons. Professor Macey is the chair of the committee.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018


Louisiana’s Ongoing Ethical Crisis: Why SCOTUS Should Weigh In On The Case Of Rogers Lacaze—A Commentary by Lawrence J. Fox

ACS Blog

Lawrence Fox is the George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 16, 2018


Are We Now Electing Supreme Court Judges?—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, August 16, 2018


Senator Warren’s Bizarro Corporate Governance

Economics21

Sterling Professor of Law Roberta Romano ’80 is quoted and Ralph Winter ’60 is cited in an article on Senator Elizabeth Warren’s legislation on corporate governance. The article was written by James Copland ’03.

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