Summer 2012 Faculty Activities

Bruce Ackerman


Goodbye Montesquieu, in S. Rose-Ackerman & P. Lindseth eds., COMPARATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW 128 (2011)

Nixon In Iran?, HUFFINGTON POST, Mar. 19, 2012

The Legal Case Against Attacking Iran, L.A. TIMES,
Mar. 5, 2012

Reconstructing Citizenship for the Twenty First Century, an Interview with Bruce Ackerman, LA VIE DES IDEES, Mar. 5, 2012

How Congress Can Overrule Citizens United (with I. Ayres), HUFFINGTON POST, Feb. 9, 2012

Recess Appointments: Release the Legal Advice, WALL ST. J., Jan. 11, 2012

Washington Standoff, L.A. TIMES, Jan. 6, 2012

A Christmas Present for the Pentagon, SLATE, Dec. 28 2011

A United States of Europe?, L.A. TIMES, Dec. 14, 2011

The Law School Experience [letter], N.Y. TIMES, Dec. 5, 2011

Supreme Court’s Obamacare Ruling Will Politicize Judicial Process, DAILY BEAST, Nov. 15, 2011

Muneer I. Ahmad

Lectures And Addresses

• “Civil Liberties 10 Years After 9/11,” New York Law School, Sept. 9, 2011

• “Ten Years Since 9/11,” Yale College, Oct. 17, 2011

• “Conversion, Convergence, or Encroachment: Trends in Experiential Legal Education,” Boston College Law School Symposium, The Way to Carnegie: A Conversation about Pedagogy, Social Justice, and Cost in Experiential Legal Education, Oct. 28, 2011

• Discussant, “Disasporas in the Terror Decade,” New Directions in South Asian Diaspora Research: Oceans and Islands, Yale University, Nov. 4, 2011

• Panelist, “Fear, Inc.: The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America,” Yale College, Jan. 25, 2012

• “Immigration and Family Reunification Policies in the United States,” Conference on Immigration and Family Reunification in Europe, Israel and the United States, Washington University Law School, St. Louis, Mar. 7, 2012

• “Development Lawyering, Between Equality and Subordination: The Politics of Legal Knowledge in Global North-South Academic Exchange,” Yale Law School, Mar. 24, 2012


Developing Citizenship, 9 ISSUES IN LEGAL SCHOLARSHIP 1 (Oct. 2011) (online)

Ian Ayres

Lectures And Addresses

• “The Rise of Data Driven Decision Making,” IBM Tokyo, Nov. 8

• “How to Regulate Opt Out: An Economic Theory of Altering Rules” (NYU, Yale, University of Connecticut Law Schools)

• Information Escrows, Berkeley and Yale

• 9 Randomized Tests to Improve Tax Compliance, HMRC Debt Management, London

Anti-Incentives: The Power of Resisted Temptation, EUR. FIN. REV. 40 (Feb.-Mar. 2012)

Randomizing Law, 159 U. PA. L. REV. 929 (2011) (with M. Abramowicz & Y. Listokin)

Don’t Tax the Rich. Tax Inequality Itself, N.Y. TIMES, A29 (Dec. 18, 2011) (with A. S. Edlin)

How Congress Can Overrule Citizens United, HUFFINGTON POST (Feb. 8, 2012) (with B. Ackerman)

Paying Students to Quit Law School, SLATE (Nov. 18, 2011) (with A.R. Amar)

Jack M. Balkin

Lectures And Addresses

• Conference on Living Originalism and The Living Constitution, B.U. Law School, Boston, MA, “The Roots of the Living Constitution,” Nov. 3, 2011

• American Association of Law Schools, Washington, DC, “Constitutional Challenges to the Affordable Care Act,” Jan. 6, 2012

• American Association of Law Schools, Washington, DC, “The Debt Ceiling Crisis of 2011,” Jan. 7, 2012

• Pepperdine Law School, Malibu, California, “Living Originalism,” Jan. 18, 2012

• Conference on the Thirteenth Amendment, Columbia Law School, NY, “The Dangerous Thirteenth Amendment,” Jan. 27, 2012

• Conference on Originalism, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, “Originalism and Federal Powers,”
Feb. 4, 2012

• Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY, “Constitutional Redemption,” Feb. 22, 2012

• Conference on Popular Constitutionalism, Roger Williams School of Law, Bristol, RI, “Popular Constitutionalism and the 2012 Election,” Feb. 24, 2012

• Constitutional Accountability Center Event on the New Textualism, Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC, “Living Originalism and the New Textualism,” Feb. 29, 2012

• YLS Alumni of Philadelphia, Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP, Philadelphia, PA,
“The Constitutional Struggle over Health Care,”
Mar. 13, 2012

• Distinguished Lecture on IP, Cardozo Law School, NY, “Censorship New and Old,” Mar. 14, 2012

• Hofstra Law School, Hempstead, New York, “Originalism Through Thick and Thin,” Mar. 27, 2012

• Conference on Global Censorship, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, “Old School/New School Censorship,” Mar. 31, 2012


• LIVING ORIGINALISM (Harvard University Press, 2012)

Robert A. Burt

Lectures And Addresses

• Yale Program in Medicine and Humanities and Gardiner Program in Psychoanalysis and Humanities, “Witnessing Undeserved Suffering: Lessons for Physicians from the Book of Job,” Oct. 20, 2011

• Yale Center for British Art, Art in Context: “The Richest Commoner in Britain: Gainsborough’s William Johnstone-Pulteney,” Nov. 1, 2011

• Cardozo Law School, New York, “The Divine Constitution and Judicial Infallibility,” Feb. 5, 2012

• University of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, “Mental Illness and the Civil Rights Paradigm: Implications for Legal Regulation of Psychotropic Medication,” Mar. 23, 2012



Should God be Obeyed? Should the State?,” WASHINGTON POST, Sunday Outlook Section, Apr. 8, 2012, at B1-B3

Guido Calabresi

Lectures And Addresses

• Moderator and Speaker: “Misalignments in Tort Law,” with Professors Ariel Porat, Mark Geistfeld, and Jules Coleman, sponsored by The Yale Law Journal, Yale Law School, Oct. 20, 2011

• Attended and delivered Concluding Remarks at XXIV International Conference of “Giordano Dell’amore” Observatory on the Relations Between Law and Economics: “On Economic and Social Inequalities: Causes, Implications, and Remedies,” Milan, Italy, Oct. 27, 2011

• Attended, chaired, and spoke at Annual Dialogues of Comparative Law, Villa La Pietra, Universit degli Studi di Firenze, on “The New Role of Supreme Courts in the Political and Institutional Context: A Comparative Approach,” Florence, Italy, Nov. 4, 2011

• Delivered Eulogy at the memorial service for Harry H. Wellington, New Haven, CT, Nov. 13, 2011

• Panelist, Aspen Seminars for Leaders, Aspen Institute Italia Conference, “Italy toward 2020: What Politics for the Long Run,” Florence, Italy, Nov. 18-19, 2011

• Delivered Opening Remarks at Immigration Litigation Roundtable, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Dec. 2, 2011

• Delivered remarks at Roberta Romano’s appointment as a Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School, Dec. 8, 2011

• Attended 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Schools, and participated in a panel of the Section on Torts and Compensation Systems on Twenty-First Century Tort Theories: A New Audit of Civil Recourse Theory, Washington, DC, Jan. 25, 2012

• Presented paper on “The Future of Law and Economics--Essays in Reform and Recollection,” Faculty Workshop, Yale Law School, Dec. 12, 2011

• Delivered three lectures at the International University College of Turin, Italy, on “History and Meaning of Law & Economics,” “Economics, Altruism, and Not-For-Profits,” and “Shaping Tastes and Values,” Jan, 24–25, 2012

• Participated in Conference in honor of Frank I. Michelman, to celebrate his 49 years of service to Harvard Law School in anticipation of his retirement, and was a member of the Panel on Law and Philosophy, Harvard Law School, Feb. 11, 2012

• Participated in the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Liman Colloquium and spoke about Arthur Liman as a student in the Law School, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Mar. 1, 2012

• Delivered the Alberico Gentili Lectures on “Il Mestiere di Giudice” (“The Job of a Judge”): (1) “Il Giudice Federale d’Appello degli Stati Uniti: chi è e cosa fa” (“The Federal Court of Appeals Judges: Who Are They and What Do They Do?”); (2) “Il Giudice e il dialogo: storie di federalismo” (“The Judge and Dialogue: Stories of Federalism”); (3) “Il Giudice e la giustizia: di fronte alla pena di morte” (“The Judge and Justice: The Presence of the Death Penalty”), Macerata, Italy, Mar. 19–21, 2012

• Participated in Roundtable, “Il Giudice, gli Avvocati e la Parti: velocità e persuasività della decisione giurisdizionale” (“The Judge, The Bar, and the Parties: Speed and Persuasiveness of Judicial Decisions”), with Cesare Pinelli, Università “La Sapienza”—Rome, William Nardini, Attaché, Department of Justice, U.S. Embassy, Rome, and Alessandro Lucchetti, Università degli Studi di Macerata ed Avvocato del Foro di Ancona, Ancona, Italy, Mar. 21, 2012

• Gave an Interview to Philip K. Howard (representing the not-for-profit organization, “Common Good”) on obsolete law, reported in TheAtlantic.com., Mar. 2012

Amy Chua

Lectures And Addresses

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” Society for the Performing Arts, Houston, Oct. 26, 2011

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” Women in Finance Luncheon, Association for Financial Professionals Annual Meeting, Boston, Nov. 8, 2011

• Keynote Address, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Nov. 18, 2011

• “Menus for the Minds,” P.G. Chambers School, Cedar Knolls, NJ, Dec. 7, 2011

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, Jan. 12, 2012

• “An Afternoon with Amy Chua,” UC Santa Barbara,
Jan. 14, 2012

• “Day of Empire: The Future of China and the U.S.,”
San Joaquin Valley Town Hall, Fresno, CA, Jan. 18, 2012

• “The Superpowers of the 21st Century,” “Tiger Moms,” and “Mothers and Children,” Jaipur Literary Festival, India, Jan. 21–22, 2012

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” 92nd Street Y, New York City, Jan. 29, 2012

• “Authors Live! Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” Highland Park United Methodist Church, Dallas, Feb. 7, 2012

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” St. Louis County Library, Feb. 8, 2012

• Griffin Lecture, “Increasing Mutual Understanding Between the U.S. and China,” University of Minnesota, Feb. 10, 2012

• “Education and Success,” National Association of Independent Schools Annual Convention, Seattle,
Mar. 2, 2012

• “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother,” Washington University, St. Louis, Mar. 6, 2012

• “Women and Time,” Real Simple Panel Discussion, New York City, Mar. 7, 2012

• “China’s New Tiger Women: In Conversation with Barbara Walters,” Women in the World Summit, Lincoln Center, NY, Mar. 9, 2012

• “Education, Culture, and Competition,” Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, Nashville, TN, Apr. 13, 2012


• “The Rise of China’s Billionaire Tiger Women,” NEWSWEEK (Cover Story), Mar. 12, 2012

Other Professional Highlights

• Selected as one of FOREIGN POLICY MAGAZINE’s 2011 Global Thinkers, Nov. 2011

• Selected as one of ATLANTIC MONTHLY’s 2011 Brave Thinkers, Nov. 2011

Dennis E. Curtis

Lectures And Addresses

• Speaker: “The Politics of the Courthouse,” Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 13, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

• Speaker: “Inventing Democratic Courts,” U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Judicial Conference and Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, Mar. 7, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

• Keynote Speaker: “Re-Presenting Justice: Visual Narratives of Judgment and the Invention of Democratic Courts,” American Society for Law, Culture, and Humanities, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, Mar. 17, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

• Speaker: “Re-Presenting Justice: The Invention of Democratic Courts,” Rice School of Architecture,” Houston, TX, Mar. 28, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

• Speaker: Roy R. Ray Lecture, “Inventing Democratic Courts,” Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX, Mar. 29, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

• Speaker: “The Invention of Democratic Courts,” Social Science Library, John Adams Courthouse, Boston, MA, Apr. 10, 2012 (with Judith Resnik)

Other Professional Highlights

• Appointed, Attorney Grievance Committee,
U.S. District Court, D. Conn.

• Exhibits Co-curated: The Remarkable Run of a Political Icon: Justice as a Sign of the Law, Rare Book Exhibition Gallery, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, Sept. –Dec. 2011 (with Judith Resnik, Allison Tait & Michael Widener), available at http://library.law.yale.edu/exhibits/justice-sign-law.



• One of best ten “legal reads”—THE GUARDIAN, U.K.

• Recipient, PROSE Award, Excellence in Social Sciences, from the American Association of Publishers, Feb. 2012

• Recipient, PROSE Award, Excellence in Law & Legal Studies, from the American Association of Publishers, Feb. 2012

Drew S. Days III

Lectures And Addresses

• Howard A. Glickstein Civil Rights and Public Policy Lecture, “Canada’s 20th Century Constitution,” Touro Law Center, Central Islip, NY, Oct. 25, 2011

• Panelist, “Supreme Court—Current Term Preview,” Appellate Judges Education Institute, Washington, DC, Nov. 12, 2011

Robert C. Ellickson

Lectures And Addresses

• “The Law and Economics of City Form: Why Street Locations Tend To Persist, Even After a Hurricane Katrina,” Meador Lecture on Boundaries, University of Alabama Law School

• “Customs, Norm Entrepreneurs, and Membership Associations,” Faculty Workshop on Custom and Law, Duke Law School

• “Legal Sources of Residential Lock-Ins: Why French Households Move Half as Often as U.S. Households,” Catriona Gibson Memorial Lecture, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario


The Costs of Complex Land Titles: Two Examples from China, 6 TSINGHUA L.J. 1 (2012) (in Chinese)

• Commentary on William Fischel’s The Evolution of Zoning Since the 1980s: The Persistence of Localism, in PROPERTY IN LAND AND OTHER RESOURCES 288 (D. H. Cole & E. Ostrom eds., Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2012)

• Comment on Ribstein’s Incorporating the Hendricksons, 35 Wash U. J.L. & Pol’y 301 (2011)

The Inevitable Trend Toward Universally Recognizable Signals of Property Claims: An Essay for Carol Rose, 19 WM. & MARY BILL RTS. J. 1015 (2011)

William N. Eskridge, Jr.

Lectures And Addresses

• “Gay Marriage: An Idea Whose Time Is Coming, 1970-2012,” Ethics Center Lecture, Hiram College, Mar. 21, 2012

• Conference Paper, “The Changing Relationship Between Anti-Gay Traditionalists and the State, 1970-2012,” Fordham Law School Conference on the Defense of Marriage Act, Mar. 30, 2012

• “The Long, Winding Road to Marriage Equality, 1970-2012 and Beyond,” Susan B. Anthony Institute for Women’s Studies, University of Rochester, Apr. 12, 2012

• Conference Paper, “Chevron and the Supreme Court’s Continuum of Deference, 1984-2006 and Beyond,” Duke Law School Conference on Judicial Review of Agencies, Apr. 27, 2012


The River That Does Not Lose Its Name, a Eulogy for Dr. Franklin Kameny, PRIDE SOURCE (2011), available at http://www.pridesource.com/article.html?article=50299

The Ninth Circuit’s Perry Decision and the Constitutional Politics of Marriage Equality, 64 STAN. L. REV. ONLINE 93 (2012), available at http://www.stanfordlawreview.org/online/perry-marriage-equality

Daniel C. Esty

Lectures And Addresses

• World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, “Environmental Performance Index Release Event,”
Jan. 26, 2012

• Clean Tech Investor Summit, Palm Springs, CA, “Toward a Clean Energy Future: State Leadership,” Jan. 31, 2012

• Connecticut Environmental Bar Association, Wethersfield, CT, “Rethinking Environmental Regulation,” Feb. 23, 2012

• National Governors Association, Washington, DC,
“The World’s Energy Future,” Feb. 26, 2012

• Cambridge Energy Research Associates Annual Energy Conference, Houston, TX, “Climate Change Developments,” Mar. 7, 2012

• Advanced Energy Economy Conference, Washington, DC, “Clean Energy Leadership: Connecticut’s New Model,” Mar. 8, 2012

Owen Fiss

Lectures And Addresses

• “The Dictates of Justice” book talk sponsored by the Lillian Goldman Law Library and the Yale Law School Latin American Linkage Program, Feb. 1, 2012

• “The World We Live In,” Yale University Senior Fellowship, Mar. 8, 2012

• Moderator: Islamic Law & Arab Constitutions, Panel Discussion at Yale Law School sponsored by the Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association, Apr. 4, 2012


Universidad y prensa tienen roles similares, CLARÍN (Argentina, in Spanish), Oct. 31, 2011, available at http://www.clarin.com/opinion/Universidad-prensa-roles-similares_0_582541816.html

• Doar/Fiss, A Conversation with John Doar, conducted as part of the “Voices of the Civil Rights Division, Then and Now” program in Washington, D.C., Oct. 28–29, 2011

• Una tempestad sembrada con viento propio, EL CRONISTA (in Spanish), Madrid, no. 27

Other Professional Highlights

• Faculty Co-director of the Latin American Legal Studies Program (LALS) and the Middle East Legal Studies Seminar (MELSS) at Yale Law School

• Board member of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center (New Haven) and the Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project (New York)

• Member of Advisory Selection Committee, Fellowship Program, Open Society Institute, NYC

James Forman Jr.

Lectures And Addresses

• “Less Violence, Fewer Prisoners, Better Schools,” Yale Law School Executive Committee Meeting, Nov. 4, 2011

• “The School to Prison Pipeline: Complicated Causes, Promising Solutions,” Harvard Law School, Advocates for Education Conference, Mar. 8, 2012


Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow, 87 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 21, Apr. 2012

A Circle of Trust: The Story of the See Forever School, (co-authored with D. Domenici), in STARTING UP: NEW SCHOOLS IN NEW TIMES (M. Hoffman & L. Arrastia eds., Teachers College Press, 2012)

What It Takes to Transform a School Inside a Juvenile Facility: The Story of the Maya Angelou Academy, (co-authored with D. Domenici), in JUSTICE FOR KIDS: KEEPING KIDS OUT OF THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM (N. Dowd ed., NYU Press, 2011)

Heather K. Gerken

Lectures And Addresses

• Uri & Carol Bauer Memorial Lecture, Cardozo Law School, “Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty,” Mar. 2012       

• Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture, Duke Law School, “Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty,” Mar. 2012

• Cegla Lecture, Tel Aviv University, Israel, “Toward a New Theory of Minority Empowerment,”
Mar. 2012           

• Faculty Workshop, Tel Aviv University Law School, Israel, “Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty,” Mar. 2012      

• Faculty Workshop, University of Iowa Law School,
“Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty,” Feb. 2012          

• Coif Lecture, University of Iowa Law School, “Winning the White House,” Feb. 2012              

• Redistricting Reform in California and Beyond, Symposium, Stanford Law School, “Redrawing the Maps: Redistricting, Race, and Representation in the Next Decade,” Jan. 2012            

• “Exit, Voice, and Disloyalty,” Faculty Workshop, Quinnipiac Law School, Jan. 2012              

• Working Group, Cambridge University Press Series, Center on Law, Race and Politics, Duke Law School,
Oct. 2011            


Beyond Rights, 24 DEM. J. 37 (Spring 2012)

• Comment, The Constitution, the Practice of Democracy, and Unintended Consequences, BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES, Winter 2012, at 26

Other Professional Highlights

• Proposal to create a Democracy Index adopted by the Connecticut Elections Performance Task Force

David Singh Grewal

Lectures And Addresses

• Commenter, “The Politics of Legal Knowledge, the Global North and the Global South,” at a conference sponsored by Orville H. Schell, Jr., Center for International Human Rights, Yale Law School, entitled, “Between Equality and Subordination: The Politics of Legal Knowledge in Global North-South Academic Exchange,” Apr. 14 2012

• “The Commercial Oeconomy,” Presentation at: God and Mammon: The Religious and Economic Fault-lines of Liberalism, A conference at Yale University, The MacMillan Center, Apr. 13, 2012

• Commentator, Book Talk: “C. Raj Kumar’s Corruption and Human Rights in India: Comparative Perspectives on Transparency and Good Governance,” Yale Law School, Apr. 2, 2012

• American Constitution Society, Yale Law School: “The Euro Crisis: A View from the Left,” David Singh Grewal in conversation with Alessandro Aresu, Mar. 8, 2012

• Panel Moderator: “Lawyering Across Borders: Transnational Labor in a Globalizing World,” Reblaw Conference, Yale Law School, Feb 17, 2012

• Panel Moderator: “States of Violence and the Violence of States,” in the Constitutionalism in South Asia panel series, Yale Law School and the South Asian Studies Council, Yale University, Nov. 1, 2011

Henry Hansmann

Lectures And Addresses

• Presented paper on “Virtual Ownership and Managerial Distance: The Governance of Industrial Foundations” at the conference on Corporate Governance after the Crisis, Oxford, UK, Jan. 13–14, 2012

• Presented paper on “Virtual Ownership and Managerial Distance: The Governance of Industrial Foundations” at Columbia Law School, Feb. 6, 2012

• Presented paper on “Virtual Ownership and Managerial Distance: The Governance of Industrial Foundations” at Stanford Law School, Feb. 16, 2012

• Presented paper on “All Firms Are Cooperatives—and So Are Governments” at the International Conference on Promoting the Understanding of Cooperatives for a Better World, Venice, Italy, Mar. 15–16, 2012

• Presented paper on “Virtual Ownership and Managerial Distance: The Governance of Industrial Foundations” at the University of Bonn, Germany,
Mar. 27, 2012

• Presented paper on “On the Evolution of Voting Rights in 19th-Century Business Corporations” at the Conference on the History of Business and Finance, Toulouse, France, Apr. 5–6, 2012

Oona A. Hathaway

Lectures And Addresses

• Harvard National Security Journal Symposium, Harvard Law School, “International Law & Covert Operations,” Apr. 2012

• Yale Journal of International Affairs, Yale University, “International Law at a Crossroads: The Paradox in International Law and U.S. Courts,” Apr. 2012

• Colloquium on International Law and Politics, UC Berkeley School of Law, “Our Foreign Affairs Constitution: The President, Congress, and the Making of International Law,” Mar. 2012

• Foreign Relations Law Colloquium, Georgetown University Law Center, Jan. 2012

• William H. Timbers Distinguished Lecturer for 2012, Dartmouth College, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences, the Legal Studies Faculty Group, the Office of Alumni Relations, and the Dartmouth Lawyers Association, “Our Foreign Affairs Constitution,” Jan. 12, 2012

• Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, “Targeted Killing,” Dec. 12, 2011

• Meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC, “Congressional-Executive Agreements,” Dec. 8, 2011

• ABA 21st Review of the Field of National Security Law Conference, Washington, DC, “Kosovo, Libya, and Presidential War Powers,” Dec. 1, 2011

• Constitution in the World Conference, Stanford Law School, “Do International Bodies Undermine Sovereignty?,” Oct. 28, 2011


Between Power and Principle, in THE ROLE OF ETHICS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW (D. E. Childress III ed., Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Fighting the Last War: The United Nations Charter in the Age of the War on Terror, in THE U.N. CHARTER (J. Lambert & I. Shapiro eds., 2012)

The Relationship Between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law in Armed Conflict, MINN. L. REV. (2012) (with R Crootof, P. Levitz, H. Nix, W. Purdue, C. Purvis & J. Speigel)

International Law at Home, YALE J. INT’L L. (2012) (with S. Solow & S. McElroy)

International Law at a Crossroads, YALE J. INT’L AFFAIRS (2012) (with S. Solow & S. McElroy)

Outcasting: The Enforcement of Domestic and International Law, YALE L.J. (2011) (with S. Shapiro)

Human Rights Abroad: When Do Human Rights Treaty Obligations Apply Extraterritorially?, ARIZ. ST. L. J. (2011) (with P. Levitz, E. Nielsen, A. Nowlan, W. Perdue, C. Purvis, S. Solow & J. Spiegel)

Limited War and the Constitution, MICH. L. REV. (2011) (with B. Ackerman)

Going It Alone: The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement as a Sole Executive Agreement, ASIL INSIGHTS (2011) (with A. Kapczynski)

Our Unbalanced Democracy, N.Y. TIMES (2011) (with J. Hacker)

Counsel of Record, Brief for Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges, Kiobel v. Shell Oil Co., U.S. Supreme Court (Dec. 2011)

Other Professional Highlights

• Nominated and Confirmed to the Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law (2012)

• Founded Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges (2011)

Paul W. Kahn

Lectures And Addresses

• Project on Faith and Globalization Initiative of the Yale Divinity School and the Tony Blair Foundation, “Human Rights and Faith,” Nov. 9, 2011

• Yale Political Theory Workshop, “Constitutional Culture: Opening the Space Between Law and Power,” Oct. 5, 2011

• “ReligioWest Project Lecture Series, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Department of Political and Social Sciences, European University, Florence, “
A Political Theology for a Civil Religion,” Jan. 18, 2012

• Sciences Po, Paris, “Grand Narratives,” Jan. 10, 2012

• European University, “Constitutional Culture,” Jan. 19–20, 2012

• Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, “Political Theology and the Health Care Debate,” Apr. 4, 2012


Liebe, Unschuld und der Staat. Liebe und Politik: Was die politische Theorie vom Kino lernen kann/Love, Innocence and the State. Love and Politics: What Political Theory can Learn from the Movies, in BEHEMOTH, Vol. 4, Issue 3, 57, ISSN, Dec., 2011

• The Blog for Political Theology: The Disciplinary Divide; The Autochthonous State

• The Immanent Frame: A Response to Critics


S. Blair Kauffman


Cornerstones for Enduring Law Libraries: Morris Cohen’s Influence at Yale, 104 LAW LIBR. J 45 (2012)

Other Professional Highlights

• AALS Committee on Libraries, Program Planning for Annual Meeting

• Chapman University Law School, Review of law library administration and organizational structure, Sept. 2011

Douglas Kysar

Lectures And Addresses

• Annual Law Day Keynote Speaker, Mercer University School of Law, Macon, GA, Mar. 16, 2012


• THE TORTS PROCESS (8th ed., Aspen Publishers, 2012) (with J. A. Henderson, Jr. & R. N. Pearson)

“You Call, I Hammer!”: Adversarial Legalism and Social Influence, in IDEOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND LAW
(J. Hanson ed., 2012, Oxford University Press)

Global Environmental Constitutionalism: Getting There from Here, 1 TRANSNATIONAL ENVTL. L. (2012)

Other Professional Highlights

• Received an award for Outstanding Leadership from Yale Law Women

• Appointed to AALS Nominating Committee

• Joined the Climate Law Institute Advisory Board of the Center for Biological Diversity

John H. Langbein

Lectures And Addresses

• “The Enactment Process for Uniform Trust and Estate Laws,” Conference on “The Uniform Probate Code: Remaking of American Succession Law,” University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 20, 2011

• “Political Risk in Prudent Investing,” Federated Investors Wealth Management Symposium, Harvard University, Oct. 27, 2011

• “Theory and Practice of Judging in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries,” American Society for Legal History, Atlanta, GA, Nov. 12, 2011

• “Concluding the Restatement (Third) of Property,” American Law Institute, Philadelphia, PA, Mar. 1, 2012

• “Restating and Renewing the Law of Donative Transfers,” Trachtman Memorial Lecture, American College of Trust & Estate Counsel, Miami Beach, FL, Mar 10, 2012

Public Service

• Connecticut Commissioner of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws



• Bifurcation and the Bench: The Influence of the Jury on English Conceptions of the Judiciary, in JUDGES AND JUDGING IN THE HISTORY OF THE COMMON LAW AND CIVIL LAW: FROM ANTIQUITY TO MODERN TIMES 67 (Paul Brand & Joshua Getzler eds., 2012)

Jonathan R. Macey

Lectures And Addresses

• Hugo Black Lecture, the University of Alabama Law School, “The Real Cause of the Financial Crisis,” Oct. 16, 2011

• Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Economics Advisory Board, Roundtable discussion, Dec. 1, 2011

• Presentation to Public Meeting hosted by the Yale Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility,
Jan. 24, 2012

• Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Property Rights Task Force, Jan. 27, 2012


Reducing Systemic Risk: The Role of Money Market Mutual Funds as Substitutes for Federally Insured Bank Deposits, 4 STAN. J. ., BUS. & FIN. 130 (2012)

Congress’s Phony Insider-Trading Reform, WALL ST. J., Dec. 13, 2011

How Private Equity Works, WALL ST. J., Jan. 13, 2012

An End to the Regulatory State, POLITICO, Mar. 22, 2012

Other Media

• Dec. 31, 2011, Radio Interview, nationally-syndicated John Batchelor Show (including WABC-AM 770 New York / KSFO San Francisco) available at http://www.wabcradio.com/FlashPlayer/default.asp?SPID=33447&ID=2363813

• Jan. 20, 2012, Radio Interview, John Batchelor Show (WABC-AM 770 New York / KSFO San Francisco), available at http://www.wabcradio.com/FlashPlayer/default.asp?SPID=33447&ID=2377440

• Jan. 31, 2012, Television Appearance, Comedy Central, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, available at http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/tue-Jan.-31-2012/jonathan-macey

• Feb. 16, 2012, “Looking Closely at Dodd-Frank, available at ” http://www.economist.com/blogs/schumpeter/2012/02/looking-closely-dodd-frank

Other Professional Highlights

• Economic Advisory Board, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

• Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Visiting Fellow and Member, Task Force on Property Rights

• Chair, Yale University Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility

Daniel Markovits

Lectures And Addresses

• Human Rights and Judaism Project, Israel Democracy Institute, “Toleration and the Special Problem of Revealed Religion,” Nov. 2011

• Book Seminar, Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law -, “Toleration and Politics,” Nov. 2011

• Joint Session of the Faculty of Private Law and the Faculty of Public Law and Legal Philosophy, University of Pompeu Fabra, “The Myth of Efficient Breach,”
Nov. 2011

• Staff Seminar, University College London, “The Myth of Efficient Breach,” Nov. 2011

• Progressive Legal Scholarship Seminar, American Constitution Society Yale Chapter, “Capitalism and Inequality,” Nov. 2011

• Private Law Theory Seminar, Harvard Law School, “Market Solidarity,” Feb. 2012

• Faculty Workshop, Fordham Law School, “Market Solidarity,” Feb. 2012

• Faculty Workshop, Tulane Law School, “Market Solidarity,” Feb. 2012

• Faculty Workshop, Tulane Department of Philosophy, “Promise Made Pure,” Feb. 2012

• Private Law Theory Seminar, University of Illinois School of Law, “Market Solidarity,” Feb. 2012

• Inaugural Lecture as Guido Calabresi Professor of Law, Yale Law School, “Market Solidarity,” April 2012

• Yale Law School Latin American Legal Studies Program Breakfast Roundtable, International Financial Arbitration in the Latin American Context, convener and moderator, April 2012


• Book Review of Max Bazerman and Ann Tenbrunsel, BLIND SPOTS: WHY WE FAIL TO DO WHAT’S RIGHT AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT IT, 69 J. ECON. LIT. 52 (2011)

The Myth of Efficient Breach: New Defenses of the Expectation Interest, 97 VA. L. REV. 1939 (2011) (with A. Schwartz)

Nicholas R. Parrillo

Lectures And Addresses

• University of Michigan Legal History Workshop, “Against the Profit Motive: The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940,” Feb. 21, 2012

Jean Koh Peters


• A TEACHER’S REFLECTION BOOK: EXERCISES, STORIES, INVITATIONS, with M. Weisberg, foreword by G. Hess, Durham, NC, Carolina Academic Press, 2011

Other Professional Highlights

• 2012 Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund Justice in Action Award (more at http://aaldef.org/news/news-story/jean-koh-peters-yale-law-school.html and http://www.law.yale.edu/news/14119.htm

Robert C. Post

Lectures And Addresses

• Hartman Hotz Lecture in Law and Liberal Arts, University of Arkansas School of Law, Fayettville, in a debate with Frederick Schauer on “The Nature of Academic Freedom,” Oct. 27, 2011

• Faculty Workshop, University of Connecticut Law School, Hartford, CT, “The First Amendment and Knowledge,” Nov. 10, 2011

• University of Washington Law School, Seattle, WA,
“A Modern First Amendment Jurisprudence,” Jan. 12, 2012

• Harvard Law School, “Frank’s Way: Frank Michelman, Law and Philosophy,” Feb. 11, 2012



Truth and Disagreement, in TRUTH AND DEMOCRACY 76 (J. Elkins & A. Norris eds., University of Pennsylvania 2012)

George L. Priest

Lectures And Addresses

• Conference on the Future of Business Law in Mexico, The Federalist Society’s Corporations, Securities and Antitrust Practice Group and Litigation Practice Groups, Mexico City, Mexico,“Mexico’s Antitrust Policy and Protecting Consumers” and “Mexico’s New Class Action Law”

• Federalist Society for Law & Public Policy Studies Student Division, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, “The Origins of Modern Antitrust Law: The School of Aaron Director”

• Manhattan Institute Annual Dinner, New York, NY, attended the Walter Wriston Lecture Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC), festschrift honoring the work and presentation of the book, RECONSTRUYENDO LA LIBERTAD, UNA SELECCIÓN DE ARTICULOS DE: GEORGE L. PRIEST (Compliación y revisión Marina Lazarte) (2011), Lima, Peru

• Federalist Society, Yale Law School, “The Antitrust Implications of the NBA Lockout”

• Middle East Legal Studies Seminar, Istanbul, Turkey, “The Arab Spring: What is Change?”

• Yale Law School Faculty Workshop, “Rethinking the Economic Basis of the Standard Oil Refining Monopoly: Dominance Against Competing Cartels”

• Attended the American Enterprise Institute World Forum, Sea Island, GA

• Yale Law School Center for Study of Corporate Law, New York, NY, participated in a panel discussion at the conference, “Assessing Antitrust in the Obama Administration”

• George Mason Law Review’s 15th Annual Antitrust Symposium on Antitrust: Antitrust in High-Tech Industries, George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, VA, “Can Antitrust Law Work in High-Tech Industries?”



The Curious Treatment of Capitalism in Legal Education, 46 SOCIETY (2012), available at http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s12115-012-9534-z.

Rethinking the Economic Basis of the Standard Oil Refining Monopoly: Dominance Against Competing Cartels, forthcoming 85 S. CAL. L. REV. (2012)

Standard Oil, The Origins of Dual Antitrust Jurisdiction in the U.S., and the Modern Justification for Unified Enforcement, forthcoming CONCURRENCES (2012)

Other Professional Highlights

• Appointed Chairman of the Council of Academic Advisers and member Board of Trustees, American Enterprise Institute, 2012

W. Michael Reisman

Lectures And Addresses

• Attended and was Commentator for a panel “Systems of Control in Investor State Arbitration: The Uses (and Abuses) of Annulments, Set-Asides, and Collateral Attacks,” at the Advisory Committee on International Law Department of State Meeting, Washington, DC, Dec. 8, 2011

• Delivered Lecture entitled “International Law as a Profession: Identity and Commitment,” South Asian University, New Delhi, India, Jan. 16, 2012

• Delivered Lecture entitled “Collateral Damage: Who Should Pay?” to the Executive Council of the Indian Society of International Law, New Delhi, Jan. 17, 2012

• Delivered Keynote Address entitled “International Standards for Compensation of War Victims” at a Conference entitled “Showcasing State Practice and Programs for Recognition of Civilian Harm in Pakistan and Afghanistan,” Istanbul, Turkey, Jan. 23–24, 2012

• Attended the AJIL Board of Editors’ Meeting in Washington, DC, on Mar. 28, 2012

• Moderator for Panel entitled “Military Intervention and the International Law of Peace” at the 106th
ASIL Annual Meeting “Confronting Complexity,”
Mar. 29, 2012

• Panelist in “International Investment Arbitration in Latin America,” breakfast roundtable, Yale Law School’s Latin American Legal Studies Program and Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP, New York, New York, April 12, 2012


Reflections on the Cogency of Fragmentation: Statutes of Limitation and “Continuing Violations” in Investment and Human Rights Law, with M. H. Arsanjani, in COEXISTENCE, COOPERATION AND SOLIDARITY: LIBER AMICORUM OF RÜDIGER WOLFRUM, 265–280 (2012)

Foreword, in TREATY INTERPRETATION IN INVESTMENT ARBITRATION by J. Romesh Weeramantry, p. vii (2012)

The Future of International Investment Law and Arbitration, in REALIZING UTOPIA: THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (Cassese ed.), 275–286 (2012)

Other Professional Highlights

• Honorary Member of The Indian Society of International Law as of January 17, 2012

• ASIL Committee on Elections to the ICJ (chair) (2012)

Judith Resnik

Lectures And Addresses

• Speaker: “Inventing Democratic Courts,” American College of Trial Lawyers Annual Meeting, La Quinta, CA, Oct. 22, 2011

• Moderator: “Rights, Powers, History & Status Inequality,” VAWA Revisited Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Oct. 29, 2011

• Panelist: “Justice, Identity, and Rights: Women and the Politics of Representation,” Co-Sponsored by Yale Women Faculty Forum, History of Art Department, and Yale Law Women, Yale Law School, Nov. 8, 2011

• The Childress Lecturer: “The Invention and Challenges of Democratic Justice Systems, circa 2011: Aggregation, the War on Terror, and Fair Processes,” University of Saint Louis School of Law, Nov. 11, 2011

• Speaker: Harvard Law Review Supreme Court Forum, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 16, 2011

• Convenor/Moderator: Overcriminalization/Excessive Punishment, A Conference co-sponsored by the ABA Section on Litigation, John Jay College of Law, and the Arthur Liman Program, Yale Law School, Dec. 9–10, 2011

• Speaker: “War, Terror, and the Federal Courts, Ten Years After 9/11,” Section on Federal Courts, of The American Association of Law Schools, Washington, DC, Jan. 7, 2012

• Speaker: “The Politics of the Courthouse,” Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 13, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Speaker: “Gatekeepers to Justice: The State of State Courts,” Fifteenth Annual Liman Colloquium, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Mar. 1, 2012

• Speaker: “Inventing Democratic Courts,” U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Judicial Conference and Continuing Legal Education Program, Washington, DC, Mar. 7, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Speaker: “Courts in a Time of Fiscal Crisis--Who Needs Courts?,” National Association of Women Judges, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Mar. 9, 2012

• Speaker: “The Intersection of Arbitration and Justiciability,” Wm. Matthew Byrne, Jr. Judicial Clerkship Institute, Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, CA, Mar. 16, 2012

• Keynote Speaker: “Re-Presenting Justice: Visual Narratives of Judgment and the Invention of Democratic Courts,” American Society for Law, Culture, and Humanities, Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Fort Worth, TX, Mar. 17, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Speaker: “Constitutional Entitlements to and in Courts: Remedial Rights in an Age of Egalitarianism,” University of Houston Law Center, Houston, TX,
Mar. 28, 2012

• Speaker: “Re-Presenting Justice: The Invention of Democratic Courts,” Rice School of Architecture, Houston, TX, Mar. 28, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Speaker: Roy R. Ray Lecture, “Inventing Democratic Courts,” Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, Dallas, TX, Mar. 29, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Convenor: “Parity as Practice: the Politics of Equality,” Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Mar. 30–31, 2012

• Speaker: “The Invention of Democratic Courts,” Social Science Library, John Adams Courthouse, Boston, MA, Apr. 10, 2012 (with Dennis Curtis)

• Discussant: Incarceration and Isolation, A Colloquium co-sponsored by the Arthur Liman Program and the Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Apr. 13, 2012


Fairness in Numbers: A Comment on AT&T v. Concepcion, Wal-Mart v. Dukes, and Turner v. Rogers, 125 HARV. L. REV. 78 (2011)

Comparative (In) Equalities: CEDAW, the Jurisdiction of Gender, and the Heterogeneity of Transnational Law Production, 10 INT’L J. CONST. L. (I·CON) (2012)

Other Professional Highlights

• Appointed, Co-Chair, National Association of Women Judges: Judicial Academic Committee, 2011–2012

• Exhibits Co-curated: The Remarkable Run of a Political Icon: Justice as a Sign of the Law, Rare Book Exhibition Gallery, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, Sept. -Dec. 2011 (with Dennis Curtis, Allison Tait & Michael Widener), available at http://library.law.yale.edu/exhibits/justice-sign-law.



• An Outstanding Academic Title of 2011 by CHOICE MAGAZINE, Jan. 2012

• One of best ten “legal reads,” THE GUARDIAN, U.K.

• Recipient, PROSE Award, Excellence in Social Sciences, from the American Association of Publishers, Feb. 2012

• Recipient, PROSE Award, Excellence in Law & Legal Studies, from the American Association of Publishers, Feb. 2012

Roberta Romano

Lectures And Addresses

• Quinnipiac University School of Law Federalist Society Student Chapter, “Regulating in the Dark”

• Cornell Law School Conference on Financial Regulatory Reform in the Wake of the Dodd-Frank Act, “Comment on Green and Boehm, The Limits of ‘Name-and-Shame’ in International Financial Regulation”

• 49th Henry J. Miller Distinguished Lecture Series, Georgia State University College of Law, “For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Rethinking the Basel Architecture”

• 6th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Discussant, ”Vulnerability to the Financial Crisis: The Roles of Firm- and Country-Level Governance Mechanisms in Europe”

• Columbia University School of Law Center for Law and Economic Studies Law & Economics Workshop, “For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Rethinking the Basel Architecture”

• American Enterprise Institute Conference on Simple Steps to Financial Reform: It’s All in the Incentives, “Comment on Calomiris, An Incentive-Robust Program for Financial Reform”

• Oxford-Columbia Conference on Corporate Governance After the Crisis, “For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Rethinking the Basel Architecture”

• Inaugural Annual Zicklin-Capco Institute Paper Series in Applied Finance Conference, “For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Rethinking the Basel Architecture”

• George Washington Law School Conference on Striking the Right Balance: Investor and Consumer Protection in the New Financial Marketplace, Panel Remarks, “The Legacy of Sarbanes-Oxley and Its Implications for Dodd-Frank”


• The Promise and Peril of Corporate Governance Indices (with S. Bhagat & B. Bolton) in W. Oostwouder and

Carol M. Rose

Lectures And Addresses

• Moderator, panel on Property, Conference on The New Private Law, Harvard University, Oct. 21, 2011

• Presented “Theories of Property, Conference on Property as a Human Right,” Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice, University of Texas, Austin, TX, Mar. 1, 2012

• Presented “The Interactions of Social and Legal Norms: The Example of Racially Restrictive Covenants,” Duke Project on Custom and Law, Duke Law School, Durham, NC, Mar. 12, 2012

• Presented “Psychologies of Property,” Center for the Philosophy of Freedom, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Mar. 20, 2012


• Published in translation in Chinese, 9 PRIVATE LAW REVIEW (China) Issue 2, 241–277 (2011): Possession as the Origin of Property (first published 52 U. CHI. L. REV. 73 [1985]) and Property as Storytelling (first published 2 YALE J. L. & HUMAN. 37 [1990])

Susan Rose-Ackerman

Lectures And Addresses

• Participated in a workshop on rulemaking at the University of Luxembourg as part of the project on renewing European Union administrative law (ReNEUAL), Nov. 4, 2011

• Higher School of Economics, University of Paris, book launch event for publication of Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide eds., INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORRUPTION, VOLUME II, Nov. 29, 2011

• World Bank, Infoshop, book launch for INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORRUPTION, VOLUME II, Apr. 5, 2012

• “Impact Assessment and Cost-Benefit Analysis: What do they imply for public and law reform?,” presented to seminars at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for the Evaluation of Public Policies, Sciences Po, Paris; the Law School, Sciences Po; the Department of Economics, University of Toulouse; Law and Economics Workshop, University of Paris X, La Defense

• Center for European Studies, Sciences Po, seminar presentation on “Public Law and Public Policymaking in France: Public Participation, Impact Assessment, and Judicial Review”

• Panelist speaking on concepts of corruption at Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University, conference on Institutional Corruption

• Discussant for paper by Dorit Rubenstein-Reiss, “Relying on Government in Comparison,” Works in Progress Workshop, American Society for Comparative Law, at Princeton University Program in Law and Public Affairs


• Susan Rose-Ackerman and Tina Søreide eds., INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CORRUPTION, VOLUME II (Elgar 2011)

Other Professional Highlights

• Visiting Research Scholar, Center for European Studies, Sciences Po, Paris, Sept. 2011–Jan. 2012

• Member, Academic Advisory Board, Interdisciplinary Laboratory for the Evaluation of Public Policies, Sciences Po, Paris

• Member, Academic Advisory Board, EU project on “Anticorruption Policies Revisited: Global Trends and European Responses to the Challenge of Corruption” centered at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Peter H. Schuck

Lectures And Addresses

• Vera Institute panel on Secure Communities program

• Keynote address to “Breaching Borders” conference, Washburn University, Wichita, KS

• Paper at Notre Dame Law School conference on education reform

• Mideast Legal Studies Seminar, Istanbul

• Immigration Policy Conference, St. Petersburg, FL

• Faculty Workshop on deportation and prison overcrowding, Fordham Law School

• Lecture on birthright citizenship, New York University

• Faculty Workshop on deportation and prison overcrowding, University of Texas Law School at Austin

• Lecture on immigration myths, Chapman University Law School

• Conference on birthright citizenship, University of Maryland

• Conference on immigration law, William & Mary Law School


How About Visas for Syrian Defectors?, WALL ST. JOURNAL, Mar. 14, 2012, at A11

Beyond ‘Broken Windows’, N.Y. TIMES, Mar. 11, 2012

Welfare Reform Worked, L.A. TIMES, Feb. 28, 2012
(with R. Haskins)

The Harm of Racial Preferences, N.Y. TIMES, Room for Debate, Feb. 22, 2012

Deportation Before Incarceration, POLICY REVIEW, Feb.–Mar. 2012, 73–83

Some Observations about Immigration Journalism, WRITING IMMIGRATION: SCHOLARS AND JOURNALISTS IN DIALOGUE (M. Suarez-Orozco, V. Louie & R. Suro eds., University of California Press, 2011) 73–89

Lawyers Behaving Badly, THE AMERICAN LAWYER (Fall 2011), 81–82 (book review)

Vicki Schultz

Lectures And Addresses

• Commentator on Equal Protection Panel at symposium on “The Constitutionalization of Labor and Employment Law?,” The University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI, Oct. 28, 2011

• “Will Marriage Make Gay and Lesbian Couples Less Egalitarian? A Cautionary Tale,” presented at University of Texas School of Law faculty colloquium, Austin, TX, Dec. 8, 2011

• Interview by Yale Law Women (YLW) Speak Up Study, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Jan. 30, 2012

• Moderator for Keynote Address: “The Big Count: LGBT People and the U.S. Census,” 11th Annual Update Conference “Fair Play? LGBT People, Civic Participation, & Political Process,” UCLA School of Law, Williams Institute, Los Angeles, CA, Apr. 13, 2012

Other Professional Highlights

• Hosted 60th Birthday Party for YLS Professor William Eskridge, New Haven, CT, Nov. 2, 2011

James J. Silk

Lectures And Addresses

• Panelist and Seminar Leader, Human Rights, “International Law: Its Role in Shaping Societies and Relationships on Both Sides of the Pacific,” Cross-Cultural Connections: Weaving New Silk Roads, Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations Conference, Harvard University, Feb. 2012

• Paper presentation, “From Empire to Empathy? Clinical Collaboration Between the Global North and the Global South,” Between Equality and Subordination: The Politics of Legal Knowledge in Global North-South Academic Exchange, conference, Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School and Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, Yale Law School, Apr. 2012

• Panelist, “Human Rights,” Foundations for Leadership in the 21st Century: Global Issues, sponsored by Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, and the Forum on Young Global Leaders, World Economic Forum, Yale University, Oct. 2011

• Panelist, “Havel 75: Public Reflections on Dissidence, Human Rights, and Democracy,” in commemoration of President Václav Havel’s 75th birthday, sponsored by Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York, Bohemian National Hall, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art (Prague), New York, Oct. 2011

Kate Stith

Lectures And Addresses

• Trade of Innocents: A Global Perspective on Human Trafficking, Yale Law School, April 12–13, 2012

• “Sentencing and Plea Bargaining” (with Judge Reena Raggi), Federalist Society of Yale Law School, April 11, 2012

• Yale Law School Public Interest Reception, April 11, 2012

• “Sentencing Reform in Comparative Context,” Haifa University Faculty of Law, Haifa & Jerusalem, Israel, Jan. 3–5, 2012

• “Developments in Plea Bargaining,” Yale Law School Criminal Justice Workshop (with Stephanos Bibas and Jenny Roberts), Dec. 7, 2011

• “Sentencing and the Supreme Court,” Yale Law School Federalist Society (with Linda Greenhouse), Dec. 6, 2011

• “GPS and the Fourth Amendment,” Yale Law School Federalist Society (with Orin Kerr and Timothy O-Toole), Nov. 29, 2011

• “The Office of Legal Counsel Past and Present: A Conversation with Jonathan Cedarbaum ’96,” Yale Law School, Nov. 3, 2011

• “Sentencing Law: Rhetoric and Reality,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review Symposium (with Amy Baron-Evans, delivered in absentia), Oct. 28–29, 2011


Weinstein on Evidence, 24 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 217 (Feb. 2012)

• ABA Ethics 20/20 Commission, submission on behalf of the Connecticut Professional Ethics Committee (Dec. 2011)

Other Professional Highlights

• ALI Model Penal Code—Sentencing, Advisory Committee

• THE CONNECTICUT LAWYER, Advisory Committee

• THE GREEN BAG, Board of Advisers

• THE JOURNAL OF LAW, Board of Advisers (Volume 1, 2011-2012)

• ALI Conference on the Law of Criminal Fraud, Durham, NC, Oct. 29, 2011

• Overcriminalization: Uncoupling Pipelines to Prison, Yale Law School Liman Symposium, Dec. 10, 2011

• John Martin Association, New York, NY, Dec. 7, 2011

• Rudy Giuliani Association, New York, NY, Sept. 15, 2011

Alec Stone Sweet

Lectures And Addresses

• “A Cosmopolitan Legal Order: Constitutional Pluralism and Rights Adjudication in Europe,” Wissenschaftkolleg, Berlin, Oct. 17, 2012

• “How the European Legal System Works—and Does Not Work: The Politics of Non-Compliance and Override,” Jean Monnet Center for European Studies, Rutgers University, Nov. 9, 2011

• “Path Dependence, Precedent, and Judicial Power,” Workshop on Legal Argumentation, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, Dec. 12, 2011

• “A Cosmopolitan Legal Order: Constitutional Pluralism and Rights Adjudication in Europe,” the Mitchell Lecture in European Law, Edinburgh University, Mar. 5, 2012

• “Delegation and Judicial Power,” Conference on Courts, Social Change and Judicial Independence, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, Mar. 16, 2012


The European Court of Justice, in P. Craig and G. De Burca eds., THE EVOLUTION OF EU LAW, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2011): 121-53

• With T. Brunell, The European Court of Justice, State Non-Compliance, and the Politics of Override, AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE REVIEW, 106 (1) (2012): 204–13

A Cosmopolitan Legal Order: Constitutional Pluralism and Rights Adjudication in Europe, JOURNAL OF GLOBAL CONSTITUTIONALISM, 1 (1) (2012): 53–90

• With K. Stranz, Rights Adjudication and Constitutional Pluralism in Germany and Europe, JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN PUBLIC POLICY, 19 (1) (2012): 92–108

• Edited, with W. Mattli, the Special Issue devoted to the 50th Anniversary of the Journal of Common Market Studies, JOURNAL OF COMMON MARKET STUDIES, 50 (S1) (2012)

• With W. Sandholtz, New-Functionalism and Supranational Governance, in E. Jones and A. Menon eds., OXFORD HANDBOOK ON THE EUROPEAN UNION, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2012): 18–33

Constitutional Courts, in M. Rosenfeld and A. Sajo eds., OXFORD HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2012): 816–30

Tom R. Tyler

Lectures And Addresses

• “Procedural Justice in the Courts,” Midyear Meeting of State Court Administrators, National Center for State Courts, San Antonio, TX, Dec. 2, 2011

• “Ethics Hot Lines and Effective Corporate Regulation,” Ethics Resource Center, Washington, DC, Jan. 18, 2012

• “Procedural Justice and Problem Solving Courts,” Center for Court Innovation/Bureau of Justice Assistance, Washington, DC, Feb. 1, 2012

• “Legitimacy and the Exercise of Legal Authority,” Stanford Law School, Feb. 24, 2012

• “Legitimacy and the Exercise of Legal Authority,” University of California, Irvine, Law School, Feb. 27, 2012

• “Alternatives to the Civil Courts,” Access to Justice conference, Yale Law School, Mar. 1, 2012

• “Authority under Pressure,” National Ombudsmans Office, Ministry of the Interior, The Hague, the Netherlands, Mar. 6, 2012

• “Legitimacy and Accountability of Government Acts/Decisions,” Administrative Office of the Courts, Leiden, the Netherlands, Mar. 7, 2012

• “Legitimacy and Policing,” Criminology Department, University of Illinois, Chicago, Mar. 27, 2012

• “The Exercise of Legal Authority,” Beto Chair Lecture, College of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Houston, TX, Mar. 29, 2012

• “Procedural Justice and Legal Authority,” Yale Law School Executive Committee, Mar. 30, 2012


• Sondak, H. & Tyler, T.R. (2012), The Psychology of Markets vs. Hierarchies: The Procedural Fairness of Alternative Allocation Procedures for Benefits and Burdens, JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 48, 310–315

• Feldman, Y., & Tyler, T.R. (2012), Mandated Justice: The Potential Promise and Possible Pitfalls of Mandating Procedural Justice in the Workplace, REGULATION AND GOVERNANCE, 6(1), 46–65

• Tyler, T.R. & Rankin. L. (2012), Public Attitudes and Punitive Policies, in J. Dvoskin, J.L. Skeem, R.W. Novaco & K.S. Douglas eds., APPLYING SOCIAL SCIENCE TO REDUCE VIOLENT OFFENDING, Oxford: Oxford University Press

• Tyler, T.R. & Rankin, L. (2012), Legal Socialization and Delinquency, in B.C. Feld & D.M. Bishop eds., OXFORD HANDBOOK OF JUVENILE CRIME AND JUVENILE JUSTICE

• Tyler, T.R. (2012), Normative Motivations for Compliance, in V. Lehmann Nielson & C. Parker eds., EXPLAINING REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: BUSINESS RESPONSES TO LEGAL, VOLUNTARY AND TRANSNATIONAL REGULATION, UK: Edward Elgar

• Tyler, T.R. (2012), Justice Theories, in P. Van Lange, A. Kruglanski & T. Higgins eds., HANDBOOK OF THEORIES OF SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

• Levi, M., Tyler, T.R & Sacks, A. (2012), The Reasons for Compliance with Law, in R. Goodman, D. Jinks & A.K. Woods eds., UNDERSTANDING HUMAN ACTION: PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS, Oxford: Oxford University Press

• Tyler, T.R. (2012), Toughness vs. Fairness: Police Policies and Practices for Managing the Risk of Terrorism, in C. Lum & L.W. Kennedy eds., EVIDENCE-BASED COUNTERTERRORISM POLICY, Springer

James Q. Whitman

Lectures And Addresses

• Interview, “Stand Your Ground,” Swiss TV Newscast “10vor10,” April 3, 2012 (in German)

• Interview, “La protection de la vie privée,” l’Echo, Brussels, Mar. 23, 2012 (in French)


The Free Market and the Prison, Review of Bernard Harcourt, “The Illusion of Free Markets,” HARV. L. REV. 125 (March 2012): 1212-1233

Michael J. Wishnie

Lectures And Addresses

• “Excessive Removal Orders: Proportionality Arguments in Removal Defense,” National Lawyers Guild, Denver, CO, Apr. 2012

• “How Two Tenets of American Justice Have Been Lost In Immigration Law: Exploring ‘Discretion’ and ‘Proportionality’ in Immigration,” AILA Webinar,
Apr. 2012

• “Resistance and Progress: Immigration Politics in Danbury, New Haven, Hartford, and East Haven,” Cornell Law School, Ithaca, NY, Mar. 2012

• “Multi-focal Advocacy and Immigration Law,” Rebellious Lawyering Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Feb. 2012

• “Careers in Clinical Teaching,” First Regional Skadden Fellows Symposium, New York, NY, Jan. 2012

• “A Progressive Immigration Agenda,” ACS Workshop, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Dec. 2011

• “Proportionality and Immigration Law,” ACS Progressive Scholars Workshop, Yale Law School,
New Haven, CT, Nov. 2011

Other Professional Highlights

• Appointed William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law

Service Women’s Action Network v. Department of Defense, 2012 WL 1067670 (D.Conn. Mar. 30, 2012) (in Freedom of Information Act suit for records regarding sexual assault and harassment in the military, granting in part and denying in part summary judgment motions of defendants)

Shepherd v. Sec’y of Army, No. 3:11-cv-641 (D.Conn. Jan. 20, 2012) (in suit for judicial review of Army refusal to upgrade other-than-honorable discharge of Vietnam combat veteran who received Bronze Star with Valor Device and suffers from severe PTSD, ordering remand to Army Board for Correction of Military Records for consideration of new evidence)

Lin v. Brennan, 2011 WL 5570779 (D.Conn. Nov. 15, 2011) (in action for unpaid minimum wage and overtime pay by former restaurant employees, granting partial summary judgment to plaintiffs)

Diaz-Bernal v. Myers, No. 3:09-cv-1734 (D.Conn.) (obtained $350,000 settlement for victims of 2007 immigration raids in New Haven and individualized relief from pending removal proceedings)

Aranda v. Mario’s Discount Furniture, No. 3:11-cv-1960 (D.Conn.) (obtained settlement in amount equal to 2.5 times unpaid minimum wage and overtime pay, together with letter of apology signed by defendants, for former employee of furniture retailer)



John F. Witt

Lectures And Addresses

• Yale Law School Federalist Society, “Drones and Targeted Killings,” Nov. 16, 2011

• Yale International History Conference, “Francis Lieber, Abraham Lincoln, and the Laws of War,” Nov. 29, 2011

• Yale Law School Annual Meeting at the American Association of Law Schools, “The Origins of the Modern Laws of War,” Jan. 5, 2012

• American Association of Law Schools, “Emancipation and the Laws of War,” Jan. 7, 2012

• University of Connecticut School of Law Faculty Workshop, “Francis Lieber and the Laws of War,”
Jan. 25, 2012

• Stanford Law School Legal History Colloquium, “Lincoln’s Code,” Feb. 6, 2012

• Columbia Human Rights Law Seminar, “Lincoln’s Code,” Feb. 21, 2012

• Yale Law School Federalist Society, “Schools of Misrule,” debate with Walter Olson, Feb. 22, 2012

• David Brion Davis Lecture, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Yale University, “Legacies of the Civil War,” Mar. 29, 2012

• University of Alabama Law School, “Two Humanitarianisms,” Mar. 30, 2012

• Symposium on G. Edward White, “Law in American History,” University of Virginia Law School, Feb. 27, 2012


The Dismal History of the Laws of War, 1 U.C. IRVINE L. REV. 895 (2011)

Stephen Wizner

Lectures And Addresses

• Boston College Law School, Symposium on Clinical Legal Education, “Is Social Justice Still Relevant?,” Oct. 28, 2011

• Ono Academic College, Israel, “Reflections on Clinical Legal Education in Israel and the U.S.,” Jan. 5, 2012

Other Professional Highlights

• Member, Editorial Board, CONNECTICUT LAW TRIBUNE

• Reappointed, Criminal Justice Act Advisory Committee, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

• Consultation on Clinical Legal Education Programs in Israel at Hebrew University, Haifa University, and Tel Aviv University, Dec.-Jan., 2011–12