Summer 2017 Faculty Activities

Faculty Activities by Season

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Summer 2017 Faculty Activities

Bruce Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• Keynote Address, Venice Commission, Venice, Italy, “Reorganizing NATO: Europe’s Last Chance to Preserve Fundamental Rights,” The European Commission for Democracy (Venice Commission), Dec. 5, 2016

• "Britain at the Constitutional Crossroads," British Academy, London, UK, Dec. 2, 2016


What is to be Done?, in Stephen Skowronek, Stephen Engel & Bruce Ackerman eds. The Progressives' Century: Democratic Reform and Constitutional Government in the United States, Yale University Press (2016)

Reactionary Constitutional Moments: Further Thoughts on The Civil Rights Revolution, Jerusalem Rev. Legal Stud. (2016)


Mentiras de Trump Acirram Alienação Nos EUA, Folha de S. Paulo, Mar. 12, 2017

If 'We Don't Win Anymore,' Why Does Trump Keep Promoting Generals?, L.A. Times, Mar. 1, 2017

La Izquierda Carece de Programa Político Para el Siglo XXI, Ct-xt-esp, Feb. 15, 2017

Der neue Nato-deal, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Jan. 9, 2017 (English translation: Yale MacMillan Center, Romanian Translation: România Curată)

• Es ist Wirklich Ernst, Die Zeit, Dec. 15, 2016

Britain at the Constitutional Crossroads, Prospect, Dec. 7, 2016

What Happens to NATO Now?, The Atlantic, Nov. 21, 2016

Is Obama Enabling the Next President to Launch Illegal Wars?, The Atlantic, Aug. 24, 2016; French Translation: Jus Politicum , Sept. 2, 2016

Ian Ayres

lectures and addresses

• The Ann F. Baum Memorial Elder Law Lecture, “Social Security Plus,” University of Illinois, College of Law, Mar. 6, 2017

• “Anti-Carrots and the Power of Sunk Opportunity Costs,” Empirical Methods in Legal Scholarship, UCLA, Nov. 4, 2016

• Keynote Address, “The Field-Experiment Challenge,” Empirical Methods in Legal Scholarship, UCLA, Nov. 5, 2016

• “An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,” Yale and Quinnipiac law schools

• “Libertarian Gun Control,” Boston Yale Club, Duke Law School

• “Empirical Methods for Lawyers,” AALS Annual Meeting, San Francisco


Using the False Claims Act to Remedy Tax Expenditure Fraud, 66 Duke L.J. 535 (2016) (with Robert McGuire)

Contracting for Privacy Precaution (and a Laffer Curve for Crime), 45 J. Legal Stud. 123 (2016)

A Market Test for Bayh–Dole Patents, 102 Cornell L. Rev. 271 (2017) (with Lisa Larrimore Ouellette)


Jack M. Balkin

lectures and addresses

• Panel Discussion, "Artificial Intelligence and the First Amendment," Future Today Summit, New York, NY, Dec. 6, 2016

• Panel Discussion, "Regulating Internet Companies," Council on Foreign Relations, New York, NY, Jan. 25, 2017

• "Constitutional Time," McGlinchey Lecture, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 22, 2017

• "Soylent Green is the Right to Forget your Robot is Spewing Fake News: Free Speech Theory in the 21st Century," Law in the Information Age Lecture, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, Mar. 15, 2017


Obama hoped to be a transformational president. He failed., Vox, Jan. 19, 2017

Trump’s threat to democracy isn’t free speech, it’s this, CNN, Nov. 30, 2016

Democracy and Dysfunction: An Exchange, 50 Indiana L. Rev. 281 (2016) (with Sanford Levinson)

Which Republican Constitution?, 32 Const. Comm. 31 (2016)

Guido Calabresi

lectures and addresses

• Spoke at Workshop/Symposium on my latest book, The Future of Law and Economics, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law, Jerusalem, Israel, Dec. 19, 2016

• Delivered the Martin Buber Lecture, Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Jerusalem, Israel, Dec. 20, 2016

• Spoke at the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation and UMH Properties, Inc., honoring Eugene Landy ‘58, held at the New York Stock Exchange, New York, NY, Jan. 19, 2017

• Spoke at A Courtroom Conversation with Norman I. Silber, "An Outsider on the Bench: Some Personal Reflections," Thurgood Marshall Courthouse, New York, NY, Feb. 2, 2017

• Delivered Opening Remarks at Conference on "Justice Thomas: Celebrating 25 Years on the Supreme Court," Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Feb. 10, 2017

• Taught a Torts class at Fordham Law School as part of the “Second Circuit Day in Residence, Fordham Law School,” New York, NY, Feb. 22, 2017

• Spoke at Book Celebration Discussion of the publication of In Praise of Litigation by Professor Alexandra Lahav and Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality by Professor James Kwak, University of Connecticut School of Law, Hartford, CT, Feb. 27, 2017

• Discussed "Life, Love, and the Law: Continuing the Conversation," with Cathleen Kaveny (Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology, Boston College), as part of The Judge Guido Calabresi Fellowship in Law and Religion, Saint Thomas More Chapel, Yale, New Haven, CT, Mar. 5, 2017

• Delivered three lectures at the IUC (International University College), to students and to the public, Turin, Italy, Mar. 21–22, 2017

• Master of Ceremonies, Joseph M. Field Fund Concert: A Yale Law School Recital, Ruttenberg Dining Hall, New Haven, CT, Mar. 29, 2017

• Delivered remarks: "Tribute to the Family," at the Sol Goldman Courtyard Dedication, Yale Law School, Apr. 4, 2017

other professional highlights

• Received Grand Award of Merit from the American Society of the Italian Legions of Merit (ASILM), “In recognition and appreciation of his great accomplishments, exceptional leadership and pursuit of Italian Excellence,” New York, NY, Feb. 23, 2017

• Honored by The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar Association: “Guido and Anne Calabresi . . . for their dedicated service and contributions to our community,” New Haven, CT, Mar. 2, 2017

Fiona M. Doherty

lectures and addresses

• Presented paper on “Exacting Leverage: The Role of Probation in Plea Bargaining,” Vanderbilt Law School, Criminal Justice Roundtable, Nov. 12, 2016

• Presenter, Panel on Mass Probation and Inequality, American Society
of Criminology, Annual Meeting,
Nov. 16, 2016

other professional highlights

• Board member, Focus Forward Project, a reentry initiative for federal prisoners

• Member, Criminal Justice Act Attorney Advisory Group, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Robert C. Ellickson

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, “The Regulation of Housing and of Ownership,” Séminaire université Yale, Conseil d’État, Paris, France, Mar. 10, 2017

• “How Damaging Were French Rent Controls Between 1914 and 1948?,” Department of Economics seminar, Paris 1, Paris, France, Feb. 28, 2017

• Panelist, Débat du LIEPP: Fiscalité du logément (Taxation of Housing), Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies,
Sciences-Po, Paris, France, Feb. 2, 2017

• Respondent to James C. Scott and David D. Friedman, “Two Visions of Anarchy,” Conference at Trinity College, Hartford, CT, Nov. 14, 2016

• Panelist, “YLS Then and Now,” Class of 1966 Reunion Panel, Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, Oct. 21, 2016

• “The Hayekian Case for Affirmative Government: Of Street Grids, Lighthouses, and Aid to the Destitute,” Twelfth Annual Friedrich A. von Hayek Lecture, Classical Liberal Institute at NYU School of Law, New York University School of Law, Oct. 20, 2016

William N. Eskridge, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Convenor and Presenter, “Marriage Equality and Income Tax Exemptions,” Conference on Faith and Sexuality, Yale Law School, Jan. 13-14, 2017

• “Religion and Gay Marriage: Do They Have to Be at Odds?,” University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Mar. 16, 2017


Thinking Like Millennials: This Generation Can Bring Civility and Tolerance Back into American Society, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mar. 15, 2017 (with Mary Crossley & Robin Wilson)

The First Marriage Cases, 1970–74, in Love Unites Us: Winning the Freedom to Marry in America (Kevin M. Cathcart & Leslie J. Gabel-Brett eds., 2016)

Latter-Day Constitutionalism: Sexuality, Gender, and Mormons, 2016 U. Ill. L. Rev. 1227

Daniel C. Esty

lectures and addresses

• "10 Years of Corporate Sustainability Strategy,” 10th Annual Central Connecticut State University Global Sustainability Symposium, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT, Apr. 13, 2017

• "Strategy, Sustainability, and Decision Making,” World Business Council on Sustainable Development Leaders Program, Yale School of Management, New Haven, CT, Mar. 7, 2017

• “Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability,” Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT, Mar. 7, 2017

• “Emerging Priorities in Climate Change and Geopolitics,” New Directions in Environmental Law Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Feb. 25, 2017

• “Pursuing Regulatory Excellence,” The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, Feb., 16, 2017

• “Materiality in Corporate Sustainability Metrics,” Sustainability Metrics Workshop, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Jan. 20, 2017

• “We’re All in this Together: Building a Coalition Between Nations, States, and Cities,” C40 Mayors Summit, Mexico City, Mexico, Dec. 2, 2016

• "Climate Change & Sustainability: Emerging Norms in Global Governance," The Jackson Institute, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Nov. 17, 2016

• “Energy, Environment, and the Economy in the 21st Century,” Yale Club of New York, New York, NY, Nov. 10, 2016

• “The Future of Sustainable Investing: From Individual Values to Corporate Value,” Responsible Investing Symposium, Fordham University, New York, NY, Nov. 10, 2016

• “Clean Water in Connecticut: Challenges and Realities in a Complex World," Garden Club of Hartford at the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT, Nov. 1, 2016

• “Climate Change: Are We Now on a Path to Real Decarbonization?,” Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, New Haven, CT, Oct. 22, 2016

• “From 20th Century Environmental Protection to 21st Century Sustainability: Evolving Law and Policy,” Distinguished Visitor Lecture, Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, OR, Oct. 19, 2016

• "The Future of Conservation in Connecticut and Beyond,” Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy, Litchfield, CT, Oct. 16, 2016


Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability, Environmental Law, Apr. 2017

The Next Four Years: The Environment, Yale Alumni Magazine, Jan./Feb. 2017

Owen M. Fiss

lectures and addresses

• “Tiers of Standing,” Presentation at YLS Graduate Seminar, Oct. 21, 2016

• Lectures at Universidad Panamericana, Mexico City, Oct. 31–Nov. 3, 2016, “To Make the Constitution a Living Truth: Four Lectures on the Structural Injunction” and “The Theory of the Class Action”


Another Equality (Chinese translation), in Public Law Research, Vol. 15 (Spring 2016), pp. 253–286

A Confession (Chinese translation), in Peking University Lawyers, No. 78, at 15

A War Like No Other: The Constitution in a Time of Terror (Spanish translation), Marcial Pons. Jan. 2017

• Direito como Razão Pública: Processo, Jurisdição e Sociedade, Juruá Editora (Curitiba, Brazil), Mar. 2017 (in Portuguese)

other professional highlights

• Moderator, Middle East Legal Studies Seminar (MELSS), Yale Law School, “Between the Human and the Divine: Sources of Order and Disorder in the Middle East,” Jan. 3–8, 2017

• Co-director, Abdallah S. Kamel Center for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization, Yale Law School

• Co-director, Latin American Legal Studies Program (LALS), Yale Law School

James Forman, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Keynote, "Fighting for Racial Justice in Challenging Times," St. Scholastica College, Duluth, MN, Nov. 15, 2016

• Keynote, Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Lecture, Lewis and Clarke College, Portland, OR, Jan. 25, 2017

• Faculty Workshop, University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO, Feb. 3, 2017

• Keynote, Justice Reinvestment Symposium, University of Denver Law School, CO, Feb. 2, 2017

• Keynote, Race, Policing, and Public Health Symposium, Stanford Medical School, CA, Mar. 6, 2017

• Book Talk, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” Columbia Law School, Apr. 12, 2017

• Book Talk, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America,” Harvard Law School, April 13, 2017

• Lecture, “The Art of Social Change,” Harvard Law School, April 13, 2017


Justice Springs Eternal, N.Y. Times, March 26, 2017


Heather K. Gerken

lectures and addresses

• The Jorde Lecture: “Federalism 3.0,” NYU Law School, Mar. 2017

• Distinguish Scholars-in-Residence Lecture, “Progressive Federalism: A User’s Guide,” Hofstra Law School, Feb. 2017

• “Playing Cards in a Hurricane: Party Reform in an Age of Polarization,” Houston School of Law, Houston, Nov. 2016

• “The 2016 Election: Lessons Learned, Lessons Defied, and a Look to the Future,” Princeton University Alumni Association, New Haven, Oct. 2016

• The Jorde Lecture: “Federalism 3.0,” Berkeley Law School, Oct. 2016

• “Decentralization’s Democratic Possibilities,” University of Chicago Law School, Oct. 2016

other professional highlights

• Named to Advisory Board, MIT Election Data and Science Lab

• Appointed dean, Yale Law School, effective July 1, 2017

Abbe R. Gluck

lectures and addresses

• Moderator and speaker at 2016 Yale Law School Alumni Weekend reunion panel on Health Reform, Oct. 2016

• Moderated “Shoring up the Exchanges—Is the ACA in Trouble” panel, Yale Law School, Oct. 2016

• Presented article (with Nicole Huberfeld), "Federalism Under the ACA," University of Indiana Annual Health Law Conference, Nov. 2016

• "Unorthodox Civil Procedure: Modern Multidistrict Litigation's Place in Textbook Understandings of Procedure," University of Pennsylvania Law Review Conference on the 50th Anniversary of Rule 23, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 2016

• Speaker, spotlight panel on Associate Justice Antonin Scalia’s statutory interpretation legacy, 2016 Federalist Society Convention, Nov. 2016

• Moderator, panel on The Future of Health Reform, Yale Law School, Nov. 2016 (with former FDA Commissioner Peggy Hamburg and Prof. John McDonough)

• “The Future of the ACA,” Yale Medical School, Dec. 2016

• "Congress, Statutory Interpretation and the Failure of Formalism,” University of Minnesota Faculty Workshop, Dec. 2016

• "Justice Scalia’s Unfinished Business in Statutory Interpretation,” Notre Dame 2017 annual Federal Courts symposium, Feb. 2017

• Featured Speaker, National Constitution Center Program on the Future of the Affordable Care Act, Mar. 2017

• "Comparative Statutory Interpretation," Conseil d'État-Yale Conference, Paris, Mar. 2017

• Unorthodox Civil Procedure, Columbia Law School, Apr. 2017


Goodbye, U.S. Senate, L.A. Times, Apr. 7, 2017

America Needs to Decide: Is Health Care Something We Owe Our Citizens?, Vox, Mar. 18, 2017

GOP’s Legal and Political Sabotage Crippled Obamacare, Philadelphia Inquirer, Mar. 5, 2017

Court Blocks Aetna-Humana Deal: The Mega-Mergers Meet the Trump Administration Next (with Thomas Greaney), HealthAffairs Blog, Jan. 30, 2017

• Contributor, Report to the New Leadership and the American People on Social Insurance and Inequality, National Academy of Social Insurance Report (Jan. 2017)

The Politics of Medicare and Drug-Price Negotiation (with Ted Lee & Greg Curfman), Health Affairs, Sept. 19 and Oct. 20, 2016 (updated)

other professional highlights

• Invited member, University of Pennsylvania Gant Consortium on Precision Medicine and Cancer Policy

Oona A. Hathaway

lectures and addresses

• “International Law of Cyber,” Yale Cyber Leadership Forum, New Haven, CT, Mar. 2017

• 2017 Cyber Initiative Grantee Convening, Austin, TX, Jan. 2017

• "State and Individual Responsibility for Arms Sales and Military Assistance to Foreign Partners and Non-State Actors,” Advisory Committee on International Law, Department of State, Dec. 2016

• Keynote Address, YLS Doctoral Conference, New Haven, CT, Nov. 2016

• “The Post-9/11 Wars: International Law Challenges Facing the Next Administration,” International Law Weekend, New York, NY, Oct. 2016

• Moderated “National Security in a Turbulent World,” Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, New Haven, CT, Oct. 2016


Ensuring Responsibility: Common Article 1 and State Responsibility for Non-State Actors, 95 Texas L. Rev. 539 (2017) (with Emily Chertoff, Lara Domínguez, Zachary Manfredi & Peter Tzeng)

Consent is Not Enough: Why States Must Respect the Intensity Threshold in Transnational Conflict, 165 U. Pa. L. Rev. 1 (2016) (with Rebecca Crootof, Daniel Hessel, Julia Shu & Sarah Weiner)

How to Oppose Trump from Within Government, Newsweek (Jan. 2017) (with Sarah Weiner)

Why the Spike in Civilian Casualties of U.S. Military Action?, Newsweek (Mar. 2017)

• Regular contributor to justsecurityblog.org.

other professional highlights

• Co-hosted Conference on Weaponizing Information, Yale Law School

• Faculty Director, Yale Cyber Leadership Forum (Mar. 2017)

• Named to Provost's Committee on International Affairs, Yale University

• Joined www.takecareblog.com.

• Appointments Committee Chair, Yale Law School

Paul W. Kahn

lectures and addresses

• “Project and System in the American Legal Imagination,” Law & Humanities Colloquium, Cornell University, Mar. 7, 2017

• Book Talk, “Making the Case: The Art of Judicial Opinion,” by Paul Kahn, Yale Law School, Oct. 17, 2016


Freedom and Method, in Rethinking Legal Scholarship: A Transatlantic Dialogue (Rob van Gestel, Hans-W. Micklitz & Edward L. Rubin eds.) (Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Amy Kapczynski

lectures and addresses

• Presentation on government patent use under 28 USC 1498, Knowledge Ecology International, Conference on U.S. History, Experience, and Prospects of Compulsory Licensing of Medical Patents, Washington, DC, Feb. 24, 2017

• Presentation on impact of the First Amendment on FDA’s regulation of off-label marketing, FDA Hearing on Off-Label Drug Promotion and the First Amendment, Silver Spring, MD, Nov. 9, 2016

• Panel Presentation, Executive Branch Options to Bring Down Drug Prices, Credit Suisse, Washington Perspectives Drug Pricing Conference, New York, NY, Oct. 28, 2016

• Paper Presentation: “Order Without Intellectual Property Law: Open Science in Influenza,” University of Toronto Law School, Innovation Law Workshop, Toronto, CA, Oct. 27, 2016

• Presentation on Government Patent Use, Yale Law School, Panel on Legal Causes of—and Solutions to—the Drug Price Problem, New Haven, CT, Oct. 26, 2016


The TPP and Drug Prices: Not a Settled Matter (with Bhaven N. Sampat & Kenneth C. Shadlen), Foreign Affairs, Oct. 28, 2016

Promotion of Drugs for Off-Label Uses: The US Food and Drug Administration at a Crossroads (with Jeanie Kim), JAMA Internal Medicine, Feb. 2017

Harold Hongju Koh

lectures and addresses

• “Triptych’s End: A Better Approach to International Lawmaking,” Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Oct. 28, 2016

• Faculty Workshop, University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign-Urbana, IL, Oct. 28, 2016

• “Law And Foreign Policy in the Next U.S. Administration,” University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Ottawa, Canada, Nov. 3, 2016

• “Law And Foreign Policy in the Next U.S. Administration,” Center on International Policy Studies, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada, Nov. 4, 2016

• Columbia-NYU Colloquium on International Human Rights Law for Judges; Greentree Estate, NY, Nov. 12, 2016

• "Storming the Court at 25: Lessons from HCC v. Sale for Student Lawyering Against Long Odds," Dec. 2, 2016

• “Preserving the International Rule of Law in the Trump Administration,” Centennial Lecture, Chicago-Kent School of Law, Jan. 31, 2017

• Faculty Workshop “A Better Approach to Treatymaking;” Chicago-
Kent School of Law, Jan. 31, 2017

• “The Fate of International Law in the Trump Administration,” Rabbi Marshall Meyer Great Issues Lecture on Social Justice, Dickey Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Feb. 16, 2017

• Roundtable on Sub-National Jurisdictions in International Climate Policy, Harvard Kennedy School, Feb. 23, 2017

• LEAP Dinner, Feb. 23, 2017

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Lowi Institute, Sydney, Australia, Mar. 16, 2017

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Australian National University Centre of International Law and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Canberra, Australia, Mar. 17, 2017

• “How the U.S. Government Copes with Transnational Litigation,” NYU Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration, and Commercial Law, NYU Law School, Mar. 22, 2017

• Moderator, “Litigation and Other Federal Strategies,” Bending the Arc: Stategies to Advance Democracy, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the New Administration, Yale Law School, Mar. 25, 2017

• "The Trump Administration and International Law”: 2017 Foulston Siefkin Lecture, Washburn School of Law, Topeka, KS, Mar. 20, 2017; Faculty Workshop, Washburn School of Law, Topeka, KS, Mar. 20, 2017;

• “The Politics, Law and Economics of U.S. Immigration Policy,” Yale MacMillan Center, Yale School of Management, Apr. 11, 2017

• “Legality of Missile Strikes against Syria,” Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, Apr. 13, 2017


• Triptych’s End: A Better Framework to Evaluate 21st Century International Lawmaking, Yale L.J. Forum (Jan. 17, 2017)

• The Emerging Law of 21st Century War, 66 Emory L.J. 487 (2017)

• Blogposts on Just Security Blog: Not Illegal, But Now the Hard Part Begins, Apr. 7, 2017; The Next Four Years: A Thanksgiving Strategy, Nov. 24, 2016; National Security Legal Advice in the New Administration, Nov. 16, 2016

other professional highlights

• Inaugurated Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic (Spring 2017 with Michael Wishnie, Hope Metcalf & Phil Spector), filed numerous declarations and briefs challenging Jan. 27, 2017 and Mar. 6, 2017 immigration executive orders, including Joint Declaration of 10 Former National Security Officials in Washington v. Trump (W.D. Wash. Feb. 5, 2017) and amicus brief of former national security officials in Darweesh v. Trump, (EDNY Feb. 16, 2017), International Refugee Assistance Project v. Trump (D. Md. and 4th Circuit March 31, 2017), described at https://law.yale.edu/yls-

• Appeared on "Hardball with Chris Matthews," MSNBC, Feb. 7, 2017

• Argued Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation, International Court of Justice, Mar. 6–9, 2017, provisional measures granted April 19, 2017)

• Featured on Forever Prison, Frontline, PBS, available at http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/forever-prison/transcript

• Brief of Constitutional Scholars as Amici Curiae in support of Petitioners in Hernandez v. Mesa, No. 15-118, U.S. Supreme Court, filed Dec. 8, 2016

• International Advisory Panel, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, Mar. 13–15, 2017

Douglas A. Kysar

lectures and addresses

• "The Public Life of Private Law: Tort Law as a Risk Regulation Mechanism," Judge Made Risk Regulation Conference, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands, Feb. 10, 2017

• "Are ‘They’ ‘We’?, Animal Law and Environmental Law: Building Collaboration," Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Nov. 5, 2016


The Torts Process (9th ed., Aspen Publishers, 2017) (with James A. Henderson, Jr. & Richard N. Pearson)


John H. Langbein

public service

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

• Attended Meeting of Joint Editorial Board on the Uniform Trust and Estate Acts, Chicago, IL, Dec. 1–2, 2016

• Attended Meetings of Drafting Committee on Divided Trust Act; Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 28–29, 2016; Bethesda, MD, Mar. 17–19, 2017

• Attended Meeting of Drafting
Committee on Uniform Principal & Income Act, Washington, DC, Mar. 23–25, 2017

• Attended American Bar Association, Joint Committee on Employee
Benefits, Government Invitational
Conference, Baltimore, MD,
Mar. 29–31, 2017

lectures and addresses

• Spoke on “History and Policy: Who Should Control Charitable Gifts?,” NYU National Center on Philanthropy and the Law, Conference on “Wrestling With Donor Intent,” New York, Oct. 27, 2016

• Lectured on “Public Prosecution: The Most Underdeveloped of English Legal Institutions,” Selden Society of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Mar. 9, 2017

• Lectured on “Absorbing South Australia’s Wills Act Dispensing Power in the United States: Emulation, Resistance, Expansion,” South Australia Branch Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners and Law Society of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, Mar. 10, 2017


Why the Rule in Saunders v. Vautier is Wrong, in Equity and Administration 189 (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2016) (P.G. Turner, ed.)

Anika Singh Lemar

lectures and addresses

• Discussion Leader, Finding Solid Ground: Environmental and Land Use Dispute Resolution in Connecticut, The 10th Annual John A. Speziale ADR Symposium, Quinnipiac University School of Law, Mar. 17, 2017

• Panelist, Zoning: How Local Decisions Shape Our Communities’ Futures, Partnership for Strong Communities, Jan. 30, 2016

• Panelist, Local Disparities, Statewide Solutions: Fixing Municipal Funding in Connecticut, Connecticut Voices for Children 15th Annual Budget Forum, Connecticut State Capitol, Jan. 26, 2016

• Moderator, Detroit: Challenges and Opportunities, Annual Conference of the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, Oct. 22, 2016


Zachary D. Liscow

lectures and addresses

• "Should Law Be Efficient? Law and Economics in an Age of Income Inequality," and discussant for: “Direct and Network Effects of Alternative Business Tax Enforcement Initiatives: Evidence from a Randomized Control Experiment,” by Guyton et al, National Tax Association, 190th Annual Conference on Taxation, Baltimore, MD, Nov. 12, 2016

• “Do Court Mandates Change the Distribution of Taxes and Spending?: Evidence from School Finance Litigation,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, Duke University, Nov. 18, 2016

• “Do Court Mandates Change the Distribution of Taxes and Spending?: Evidence from School Finance Litigation,” Hebrew University, Law and Economics Workshop, Dec. 26, 2016

• "Innovation and Climate Law,” University of Toronto, Tax Policy Colloquium, Feb. 8, 2017

• "Is Efficiency Biased?," William & Mary Law School, Faculty Workshop, Mar. 30, 2017


Counter-Cyclical Bankruptcy Law: An Efficiency Argument for Employment-Preserving Bankruptcy Rules, 116 Columbia L. Rev. 1461 (2016)

Yair Listokin

lectures and addresses

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Italian Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Turin, Italy

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Duke Law School Faculty Seminar

• “Law, Fiscal Policy and Monetary Policy,” Yale Law School Faculty Seminar

• Honors Chair, Program Committee, 2017 American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting, Yale Law School

other professional highlights

• Research Featured in Oxford University Law School Business Law Blog

Jonathan R. Macey

lectures and addresses

• Presentation of paper, “Insider Trading: Beyond the Personal Benefit Test,” NYU/Penn Conference on Law and Finance, Feb. 25, 2017

• Panel discussion with the Hon. Richard Sullivan, SDNY, and Anjan Sahni, Partner, WilmerHale, LLP, Federalist Society and American Constitution Society Program on “Insider Trading After Salman,” Mar. 22, 2017


A Public Choice Approach to the Unequal Treatment of Securities Market Participants and Home Borrowers, 3 Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 94 (2017)

As IPOs Decline, The Market is Becoming More Elitist, L.A. Times, Jan. 10, 2017

Corporations: The Short-Termism Debate, Panel Transcript from 2014 National Lawyers Convention: Millennials, Equity and the Rule of Law, 85 Mississippi L.J. 697, 711–714 inter alia (2016)

In Defense of Athletics, Yale Daily News, Nov. 18, 2016

Obama’s Pitch to Ban Non-Compete Agreements Would Make the Rich Richer, Fortune Magazine, Nov. 3, 2016

other professional highlights

• Guest Contributor, Harvard Corporate Governance Blog

• Member, Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) Financial Regulatory Reform Initiative’s Working Group on Capital Markets

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

• Provost’s Standing Advisory & Appointments Committee, Yale School of Management

• Chair, Yale University Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility (ACIR)

• Chair, Yale Faculty Committee on Athletics

• Chair, Board of Managers, St. Thomas’s Day School

• Board of Directors, Yale Youth Hockey Association

Tracey L. Meares

lectures and addresses

• “The Legitimacy of Policing and Citizenship,” William H. Leary Lecture, University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law, Feb. 22, 2017

• Speaker, “Police Legitimacy and Police Reform,” Convening Yale Speaker Series, Yale School of Management, Mar. 2, 2017

• Commentator, Bookfest, Faculty Colloquium, University of Texas at Austin, Feb. 10, 2017

• Speaker, “Police Lawfulness and Public Security,” Law School Faculty Workshop, Florida State University College of Law, Jan. 12, 2017

• Panelist, “The Intersection of Technology, Oversight, and Legitimacy in 21st Century Policing,” Cato Institute, Washington, DC, Dec. 7, 2016

• Panelist, “De-Bureaucratization: Police and Prosecutors,” Democratizing Criminal Law Symposium, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Nov. 18, 2016

• Collaborator, West Midlands Police, Birmingham, England, Nov. 10–11, 2016

• Speaker, Seminar on Violence Prevention, John Hopkins University, Oct. 16, 2017

media and opinion pieces

Race and Policing: State and Local Perspectives, The Forum, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Mar. 27, 2017

Move Criminal Justice Forward, REGBLOG, Penn Program on Regulation, Mar. 6, 2017

Teresa Miguel-Stearns

lectures and addresses

• Facilitated two hands-on workshops using ALLStAR Benchmarking, a new online tool created by Miguel-Stearns to facilitate academic law library data collection, analysis, and assessment, NELLCO (Law Library Consortium) Symposium, Garden City, NY, Mar. 9–10, 2017

• “Benchmarking in Academic Law Libraries,” Meeting of the Society of Academic Law Library Directors, American Association of Law Schools (AALS), San Francisco, CA, Jan. 6, 2017

• "ALLStAR Benchmarking for Academic Law Libraries, Conference on By the Numbers: Law Library Assessment, Law Librarians of New England (LLNE), Portland, ME, Oct. 28, 2016

other professional highlights

• Appointed to the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Legal Information, the official publication of the International Association of Law Libraries

• Appointed to chair national search committee tasked with selecting the next Executive Director of NELLCO, the leading law library consortium of more than 100 member law libraries

• The Law Library contributed print volumes to Harvard Law School’s “Free the Law” project with the caveat that HLS would not destructively digitize the volumes

• With support from the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Fund and the Law School’s faculty of legal historians, the Law Library is a partner in the digitization of “Early State Records,” encompassing pre-statehood to mid-20th-century materials that have never before been digitized

• The Law Library co-sponsored DataRescue events on the Yale University campus Mar. 4 and Apr. 8, 2017, as part of a national effort to locate, archive, and preserve government data

John D. Morley

lectures and addresses

• Conference on the New Special Study of the Securities Markets, Columbia Law School, “Intermediaries”

• University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, Legal Studies Workshop, “Too Big to Be Active: Large Investment Managers, Conflicts of Interest, and the High Costs of Corporate Control”


The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business History, 116 Colum. L. Rev. 2145 (2016)

other professional highlights

• Reporter on the Uniform Directed Trust Act, Uniform Law Commission


Nicholas R. Parrillo

lectures and addresses

• Invited Participant, Roundtable on Cristina Rodríguez and Adam Cox’s The President and Immigration Law, NYU Law School, Dec. 15, 2016

• Invited Panelist, “Challenges to the Administrative State,” Semi-Annual Meeting of the Committee on Science, Technology, and Law of the National Academy of Sciences, Pasadena, CA, Mar. 9, 2017

• “Federal Agency Guidance From the Ground Up: A Preliminary Discussion,” Vanderbilt Law School Faculty Workshop, Mar. 27, 2017


Jerry Mashaw’s Creative Tension with the Field of Administrative Law, in Administrative Law from the Inside Out: Essays on Themes in the Work of Jerry Mashaw, ed. Nicholas R. Parrillo (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2017)

Holding the Federal Government in Contempt of Court: What Powers Do Judges Have Over an Administration?, Just Security Blog, Mar. 2, 2017

other professional highlights

• Nominated to be a Public Member of the Administrative Conference of the United States

Jean Koh Peters

lectures and addresses

• "Inspiring Yale," available at http://www.inspiringyale.com/, student-elected Law School Speaker, Mar. 2017


Robert C. Post

lectures and addresses

• Spoke on the film Network at the New York Historical Society, Oct. 28, 2016

• Spoke on “Anger, Democracy and the Media,” at the New York Historical Society, Oct. 29, 2016

• Spoke on “Freedom of Speech in the University” at Brown University in the Reaffirming University Values: Campus Dialogue and Discourse series, Nov. 14, 2016

• Spoke on “Principled or Patronizing: The Role of the University,” at a convening at the National Constitution Center sponsored by PEN-America, entitled, And Campus for All: Diversity, Inclusion, and Freedom of Speech at U.S. Universities, Nov. 18, 2016

• Spoke to the Senate of Phi Beta Kappa on “Free Speech on Campus,” Dec. 2, 2016

• Spoke on “Leadership in Legal Education,” Stanford Law School, Feb. 9, 2017

• Spoke on the movie Cider House Rules at the New York Historical Society, Feb. 17, 2017

• Spoke on “Roe: Forty Years Later” at the New York Historical Society, Feb. 18, 2017

• Addressed the National Student Symposium of The Federalist Society at Columbia Law School on Free Speech and the University, Mar. 4, 2017

• Addressed the Conseil d'État on “Freedom of Speech and Google Spain,” Paris, France, Mar. 11, 2017

• Delivered the Charles Knowlton Law & Liberal Arts Lecture, at the University of South Carolina, Mar. 24, 2017


RFRA and First Amendment Freedom of Expression, 125 Yale L.J. Forum 387 (2016)

Schluss mit den Schönfärbereien (with Christine Landfried), Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (Mar. 12, 2017), Feuilleton, page 1

Standing up for “So-Called” Law (with Martha Minow), Boston Globe, Feb. 10, 2017

J. L. Pottenger, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• "Clinical Realism: Yale's Approach to Experiential Legal Education," Faculty Workshop, University of Cape Town

• "Innovation in Clinical Legal Education Curriculum: Thoughts for South Africa," Invited Lecture, Stellenbosch University

other professional highlights

• Taught Clinics' classes at University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC)

• Observed Legal Aid Clinics' classes, supervision sessions, and client meetings (on and off campus) at UCT, UWC, and Stellenbosch

• Advised administration at UCT & Stellenbosch regarding possible changes to their clinical curriculum

• Assisted Legal Resources Centre on legal and planning issues regarding proposed housing development in the Khayelitsha Township

Claire Priest

lectures and addresses

• Cuba’s History and Transformation through the Lens of the Sugar Industry, Head of School Symposium, Lake Forest Academy, Apr. 17, 2017

• The Centrality of Slaves as Collateral in Colonial Credit Markets, Conference on Property and Subordination, University of Dayton School of Law, Mar. 24, 2017


State-Making through the Custom Houses, 34 Law & Hist. Rev. (forthcoming 2017) (book review of Gautham Rao, National Duties: Custom Houses and the Making of the American State)


George L. Priest

lectures and addresses

• Participated in the conference, “Between the Human and the Divine: Sources of Order and Disorder in the Middle East,” Yale Law School Middle East Legal Studies Seminar, Marrakech, Morocco

• Presented a Comment on the paper by William Novak entitled, “The Public Utility Idea and the Origins of Modern Business Regulation” at the conference “Revisiting the Public Utility: A Research Roundtable,” Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN

• Completed an assessment of a grant proposal for the Program in Law and Economics, Policy Studies, Industrial Organization and Technological Development for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)


The Rise of Law and Economics (forthcoming)

The Political Order and the Market Order (forthcoming)

W. Michael Reisman

lectures and addresses

• Foreign Policy Association Board Meeting, New York, NY, Oct. 27, 2016

• Speaker at a conference entitled “‘Twilight Issues’ in International Arbitration: Where Should International Arbitrators Look for Guidance?,” hosted by Columbia University Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration (CICIA) and the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), New York, NY, Nov. 11, 2016

• Moderated YLS Panel “Manipulation and Misinformation: Propaganda and False News” Conference: “Weaponizing Information: Propaganda to Cyber Conflict,” Yale Law School, Jan. 24, 2017

• Delivered the White & Case International Arbitration Lecture (Lamm Lecture) entitled “The Empire Strikes Back: The Struggle to Reshape ISDS,” University of Miami School of Law, Feb. 9, 2017

• Delivered paper “Legal Decisions and Their Implementation in International Law,” Faculty Workshop, University of Miami School of Law, Feb. 9, 2017

• Delivered paper entitled “Negotiating International Investment Agreements” and conducted a seminar with the Legal Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tokyo, Japan, Mar. 17, 2017

• Delivered lecture entitled “Tribunals and Courts: An Interpretation of the Architecture of International Commercial Arbitration,” Japanese Association of International Business Law, University of Tsukuba Graduate Law School, Tokyo, Japan, Mar. 18, 2017

• Delivered paper entitled “The Great Compact and the Future of International Investment Law in the Light of the Transcivilizational Perspective” for the International Law in a Trans-civilizational World Symposium in honor of Professor Yasuaki Onuma, Tokyo, Japan, Mar. 19, 2017


Foreword, in International Dispute Resolution and the Public Policy Exception by Farshad Ghodoosi (2017)

Introduction of the Series in General Theory of International Law by Siegfried Wiessner (ed.) for the American Classics in International Law (gen. ed., W. Michael Reisman) (Brill/Nijhoff, 2017), at pages ix–xii

Preface to the Inaugural Volume in General Theory of International Law by Siegfried Wiessner (ed.) for the American Classics in International Law (gen. ed., W. Michael Reisman) (Brill/Nijhoff, 2017), at page xiii

Negotiating Investment Treaties: Mechanisms for Anticipating and Controlling Textual Drift (Apr. 19, 2016), Yale Law & Economics Research Paper No. 546, available at SSRN

The Empire Strikes Back: The Struggle to Reshape ISDS (Feb. 16, 2017), available at SSRN

Judith Resnik

lectures and addresses

• Opening Presenter: “No Trials, No Lawyers, De Facto Aggregations: The Ethics and the Ethos of Regulation,” Colloquium on Civil Litigation Ethics at a Time of Vanishing Trials, Fordham Law School, New York, NY, Oct. 21, 2016

• Clough Distinguished Lecture in Jurisprudence: “Not Isolating Isolation: Whippings, Solitary Confinement, Prisoner Disenfranchisement, and the Boundaries of Licit Punishment,” Boston College Law School, Newton Centre, MA, Nov. 3, 2016

• Speaker at the Alliance for Justice, Champions for Justice Benefit 2016: Honoring Judge Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.), Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY, Nov. 10, 2016

• Paper Presenter: “It’s All About Class: Access to the Federal Courts at the 50th Anniversary of Modern Class Action Rule,” for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review Symposium, 1966 and All That: Class Actions and Their Alternatives After 50 Years, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 11, 2016

• Panelist: “Reorienting the Process Due: The Effectiveness and Ineffectiveness of Rule 23” at the Symposium, Rule 23@50, New York University Law School, New York, NY, Dec. 2, 2016

• Presenter: “Doing the State’s Business: Class, Class Actions, and the Federal Courts,” at the Yale Law School Faculty Workshop, Dec. 5, 2016

• Commentator/Moderator for the Workshop on Don Herzog’s “Sovereignty R.I.P,” at Yale University’s Center for Historical Enquiry in the Social Sciences (CHESS), Dec. 9, 2016

• Panelist: “The Role of Rules,” for the panel, “The Roberts Court and the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure,” American Association of Law Schools, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 5, 2017

• Participant: Pound Civil Justice Institute, Law Professor Summit, San Francisco, CA, Jan. 7, 2017

• Moderator: “Continuity and Change When Administrations Change,” Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association, New Haven, CT, Jan. 26, 2017

• Presenter: “The Facts and the Law of Solitary Confinement,” and Discussant at the Prison Conditions Litigation Open Forum, Federal Judicial Center, 2017 Mid-Winter Workshop for Judges of the Ninth Circuit, Tucson, AZ, Jan. 30, 2017

• Witness, testifying on the National Overview and Civil Rights Perspective on Solitary Confinement, for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Connecticut Advisory Committee, Hearing on Solitary Confinement, Hartford, CT, Feb. 7, 2017

• Public Hearing, Proposed Revisions to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, before the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, of the Judicial Conference of the U.S., via telephone hearings, in Dallas, TX, Feb. 16, 2017

• Presenter and Moderator: “(Lack of) Access to the Legal System,” Feb. 17, 2017; Presenter and Moderator “The Facts and Law of Solitary Confinement,” Feb. 18, 2017: Rebellious Lawyering Conference, Yale Law School

• Presenter: “Whipping, Isolating, Life-ing, Disenfranchising: Moving the Permissible Boundaries of Punishment,” for the panel, “Boundaries of Permissibility,” Philosophy and Mass Incarceration Conference, Yale University, Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, CT, Feb. 25, 2017

• Discussant: “State Courts and State Judging: A Discussion with the Honorable Jenny Rivera, Senior Associate Judge, New York Court of Appeals,” Yale Law School; co sponsored by the ACS, LSA, and the Liman Program Mar. 7, 2017

• Presenter: “Judicial Review: Conditions of Confinement as Punishment,” for the panel, “Judicial Oversight of Immigration, Detention, and Incarceration,” Conseil d’Ėtat, Paris, France, Mar. 10, 2017

• Paper Presented: “Bordering by Law: The Migration of Law, Crimes, Sovereignty, and the Mail,” FOLIE: Forms of Life and Legal Integration in Europe Seminar Series, Sciences Po Law School, Paris, France, Mar. 17, 2017

• Presenter: “Flattening Filings, Unrepresented Litigants, MDLs, and the Federal Courts,” for the 2017 District Conference, Challenges for the Future, U.S. District Court, District of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, Mar. 23, 2017

• A Conversation with Justice Sotomayor, for Liman at 20: Public Interest(s) and the Launch of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Apr. 6, 2017

• Moderator, Presenter: The Legacies of Attica: Criminal Justice Reform, Liman at 20, April 7, 2017, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT

publications and testimony

• Editor of the five-volume series, now available as eBooks: Yale Law School Global Constitutionalism Seminar, E-Book Volumes 1–5, 2012–2016 and on Social Science Research Network (SSRN), Dec. 2016

• Accommodations, Discounts, and Displacement: The Variability of Rights as a Norm of Federalism(s), 17 Jus Politicum 1 (2017)

• Submitted statement, “The Facts and Laws of Solitary Confinement,” to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Connecticut Advisory Committee, Hearing on Solitary Confinement, Feb. 2017

• Submitted statement on proposed amendments to Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Feb. 2017

• Lawyers’ Ethics Beyond the Vanishing Trial: Unrepresented Claimants, De Facto Aggregations, Arbitration Mandates, and Privatized Processes, Introduction to the Ethics Colloquium, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 101 (2017)

other professional highlights

• Of counsel, Brief of Constitutional Scholars, as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellees, Washington v. Trump, submitted to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, Feb. 2017

• Of counsel, Brief of Law Professors of Constitutional Law, Federal Court Jurisdiction, Immigration, National Security, and Citizenship, as Amici Curiae in Support of Appellees, Hameed Khalid Darweesh and Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, et al. v. Donald Trump, President of the United States, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Feb. 2017

Cristina Rodríguez

lectures and addresses

• “The Enforcement Power and the Rule of Law,” NYU Colloquium on Law and Globalization, Nov. 2016

• “Presidential Power and Immigration Law” (excerpts from forthcoming book manuscript), at Cardozo Law School Faculty Workshop (Nov. 2016); UCLA School of Law Faculty Workshop (Jan. 2017); Columbia Law School Faculty Workshop (Mar. 2017)

• “The Constitution in the Age of Trump,” Columbia Center for Constitutional Governance, Mar. 2017

• “Immigration and Voting Rights,” New York Historical Society, Mar. 2017

other professional highlights

• Co-convener, The Future of Latinos in the United States: Law, Opportunity, Mobility Conference, Yale Law School, Apr. 2017

• Samuel Rubin Visiting Professor of Law, Columbia Law School (spring 2017)

• Elected fellow, American Bar Foundation

Roberta Romano

lectures and addresses

• Carnegie Mellon University Tepper School of Business Conference on The Economics of Credit Rating Agencies, Credit Ratings and Information Intermediaries, Panel on “The Challenge of Credit Ratings”

• El Instituto del Dereccho del Mercado y de la Competencia de la Universidad Rey Juan Carlos and Departamento de Dereccho Mercad de Law Universidad Complutense de Madrid Conference on Financial Regulation, “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation”

• University of Edinburgh School of Law Public Lecture: “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation”

• University of Edinburgh School of Law Graduate Class Lecture: “For Diversity in the International Regulation of Financial Institutions: Critiquing and Recalibrating the Basel Architecture”


Further Assessment of the Iron Law of Financial Regulation: A Postscript to Regulating in the Dark, in Anita Anand, ed., Systemic Risk, Institutional Design and the Regulation of Financial Markets (Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 97–131

The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation (with Sarath Sanga), 14 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 31–78 (2017)

Carol M. Rose

lectures and addresses

• Attended Foundation Press Board Meeting, Boston, Oct. 2016

• Moderated panel on Challenges and Opportunities for Science Diplomacy, Conference on Science Diplomacy and Policy, University of Arizona, Feb. 23, 2017

• Presented Cognition, Collective Action and Climate Change, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Mar. 3, 2017

• Commented, Conference on Property in the City, University of British Columbia, Mar. 3–4, 2017

• “Two Views of Possession,” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Mar 7. 2017

• “Racially Restrictive Covenants and Property Law in the United States,” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Mar. 9, 2017


Racially Restrictive Covenants: Were They Dignity Takings?, 41 Law & Social Inquiry 939 (2016)

other professional highlights

• Visiting professorhship, Douglas McK. Brown Visiting Chair in Law, University of British Columbia Allard School of Law, Feb. 27–Mar 10, 2017

Susan Rose-Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• “Corruption and the Ethical Corporation” Annual Lecture, Centre for Ethics and Law, Faculty of Law, University College London, Dec. 1, 2016

• “Corruption and Government,” at seminar organized by Norton, Rose, Fulbright, London, Dec. 2, 2016


A Review of Geoffrey M. Hodgson, Conceptualizing Capitalism: Institutions, Evolution, Future, J. Econ. Literature 55(1): 182-194 (2017)

opinion pieces and blogposts

A Regulatory Revolution Is Underway, The Hill, Mar. 2, 2017

Administrative Law, The Common Law, and the U.S. Presidential System, Administrative Law Blog, Mar. 1, 2017

Why Brazil Is Winning Its Fight against Corruption (with Paul Lagunes), The Conversation, Feb. 2, 2017

Congress and Trump Just Made Corruption by U.S. Companies Easier (with Sinead Hunt), The Hill, Jan. 27, 2017

Business Ethics in the Age of Trump, The Hill, Jan. 18, 2017

David N. Schleicher

lectures and addresses

• “Trump, Brexit, Le Pen: Law and The Rise and Structure of Anti-Metropolitanism,” Yale Law School Association Executive Committee, Oct. 21, 2016

• "Thoughts on Election 2016," Yale Political Union, Nov. 4, 2016


Local Regulation of the Sharing Economy, in Who Is An Employee And Who Is The Employer? (Lexis/Matthew Bender 2017) (with Daniel Rauch)

other professional highlights

• "Residential Mobility," NPR On Point, Feb. 8, 2017

• Work featured in Richard Florida, Anatomy of a NIMBY, The Atlantic, Feb. 23, 2017

• Work Featured in Alon Levy, Why We Can’t Have Nice Things, The American Interest, Feb. 10, 2017

• Work Featured in Richard Florida, America the Stuck, The Atlantic, Feb. 2, 2017

• Work Featured in Subtract and Divide: Both economic and racial divisions fuel support for Donald Trump, The Economist, Oct. 22, 2016

• Work Featured in James Surowiecki, Where the Second Avenue Subway Went Wrong, The New Yorker, Jan. 23, 2017

Peter H. Schuck

lectures and addresses

• “Challenges to Journalism,” Jindal Global University, Delhi, India

• “Book Talk,” UC Hastings Law School

• “Limits on Executive Power,” World Affairs Council, San Francisco, CA,

• “Book Talk,” Bradley Lecture, American Enterprise Institute


One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking About Five Hard Issues That Divide Us (Princeton UP, 2017)

Principles to Guide A Nation Through Issues That Divide Us, Philadelphia Inquirer, Mar. 19, 2017

Still in the Thickest Thicket, Election Law Blog, Dec. 6, 2016

other professional highlights

• Hugh and Hazel Darling Visiting Professor of Law, UC Berkeley Law School (spring 2017)


Vicki Schultz

lectures and addresses

• “Will Marriage Make Gay and Lesbian Couples Less Egalitarian?,” presented at The Center for LGBTQ Studies (CLAGS) After Marriage Conference, panel on Birth, Life, and Death in LGBTQ Families, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York, NY, Oct. 1–2, 2016

• “Equal Pay Day: History, Causes, and Personal Stories of the Gender Wage Gap,” Yale Law School, panel discussing the gender wage gap, sponsored by Law Students for Reproductive Justice at Yale, New Haven, CT, Apr. 4, 2017

Reva Siegel

lectures and addresses

• Presented manuscript of “Community in Conflict: Backlash and Same-Sex Marriage,” American Constitution Society Progressive Scholarship Workshop, Yale Law School, Nov. 10, 2016

• Presented manuscript of “Community in Conflict: Backlash and Same-Sex Marriage,” Equality Roundtable, Cardozo Law School, Nov. 13, 2016

• “Before (and After) Roe v. Wade,” NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, Middletown, CT, Dec. 8, 2016

• “New Frontiers in Reproductive Rights and Justice,” American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, Jan. 6, 2017

• Presented “Conscience Wars: Complicity-Based Conscience Claims in Religion and Politics” (with Doug NeJaime), Conference on Faith and Sexuality, Yale Law School, Jan. 14, 2017

• Roundtable: “After Whole Woman’s Health,” American Civil Liberties Union, New York, NY, Jan. 20, 2017

• Lawyers and Social Movements: Reimagining Theory and Practice; Social Movements and Courts: To Lead or Lag?, University of California at Los Angeles Law School, Feb. 10, 2017

• Presented manuscript of “Community in Conflict: Backlash and Same-Sex Marriage,” Legal Theory Workshop, Columbia Law School, Feb. 13, 2017

• Cutler Lecture: “Young v. United Parcel Service and the Pregnancy Discrimination Act at 40,” William and Mary Law School, Mar. 1, 2017

• “Religious Accommodation in Transnational Perspective,” Conference at Conseil d'État, Paris, France, Mar. 11, 2017

• “Historians and Abortion Rights at the Supreme Court: A Roundtable Discussion,” Center for American Studies, Columbia University, Apr. 5, 2017

• “Pro-Choice-Life,” Panel on “The Hot-Button Constitution: Examining the Issues That Divide Us in Both Law and Politics,” The Future of the U.S. Constitution, Indiana University Maurer School of Law, April 14, 2017

other professional highlights

• Received Catherine Roraback Award (for scholarship on reproductive rights), NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut, Dec. 2017

• Taught Course on Democratic Constitutionalism at the Institute for Constitutional Studies at the New York Historical Society (with Robert Post), Jan.–Feb. 2017

James J. Silk

lectures and addresses

• “From Nuremberg to The Hague to the Book of Jonah? Questioning International Criminal Justice as the Answer to Mass Atrocity,” Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland–Galway, Mar. 2017

• “The Effects of Our Enthusiasm for International Criminal Justice on the Protection of Human Rights,” Reprieve, London, United Kingdom, Mar. 2017

• “The Human Rights Clinic: Practice and Ethics,” Reprieve, London, United Kingdom, Mar. 2017

• “Roundtable Discussion on Trends in International Criminal Law,” panelist, Reconsidering the International Legal Order–Symposium Honoring Chris Blakesley, William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Apr. 2017

other professional highlights

• Appointed inaugural Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights, Dec. 2016


Kate Stith

lectures and addresses

The Supreme Court on Unions by Jack Getman (introduction and commentary), Yale Law School, Oct. 27, 2016

• Oral History of Judge Janet B. Arterton (D. Conn.), History of Women in the Legal Profession, Connecticut Bar Foundation, CPTV, Hartford, CT, Jan. 4, 2017

• Interviewed by Judge Janet B. Arterton (D. Conn.), History of Women in the Legal Profession, Connecticut Bar Foundation, CPTV, Hartford, CT, Jan. 4, 2017

• “Justice Thomas, the Ocasio Mess, and the Vagueness Doctrine,” Yale Law School Conference on Clarence Thomas, Feb. 11, 2017

• “The Pardon Power as an Early Release Mechanism,” conversation with Paul Larkin, sponsored by the Yale Law School Federalist Society, Feb. 15, 2017

• “Responsible Corporate Officer Criminal Liability,” Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, New York University School of Law, Mar. 31, 2017

other professional highlights

• Model Penal Code Sexual Assault Provisions, Consultative Members and Advisors Meeting, New York, NY, Oct. 24, 2016

• Member, Yale Law School Dean Search Committee

• Young Scholars Selection Committee, American Law Institute, Nov. 2016–Feb. 2017

• “Comments of the Connecticut Professional Ethics Committee on Proposed Revisions to Model Rules of Professional Responsibility 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3,” Feb. 22, 2017

• The Green Bag, Editorial Advisory Board

• Federal Sentencing Reporter, Advisory Board

• Yale University Press Board of Governors

Tom R. Tyler

lectures and addresses

• “Procedural Justice: How the Public Evaluates the Courts," Conference of the Delaware Judiciary, Rehoboth Beach, Oct. 27, 2016

• “From Harm Reduction to Community Engagement: Redefining the Goals of American Policing in the 21st Century,” Conference on Democratizing Criminal Law, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, IL, Nov. 18, 2016

• “Building Public Trust,” 2016 Use of Force Summit, Daigle Law Group, Mohegan Sun, CT, Dec. 1, 2016

• “Empirically Informed Law: History and Future,” Law and Society Program, Law School, Hebrew University, Dec. 27, 2016

• “Can the Police Enhance Public Trust during Stops?,” Criminology Program, Hebrew University, Dec. 28, 2016

• “The Procedural Underpinnings of Trust in the Police,” Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 20, 2017

• “The Benefits of Evidence-informed Law,” Baum Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, University of Illinois Law School, Feb. 2, 2017

• “Building Public Trust: Generating Evidence to Enhance Police Accountability and Legitimacy," Mayor’s Office for Criminal Justice, NY, Feb. 10, 2017

• “The Benefits of Evidence-informed Law: Legitimacy-based Policing,” Social Psychology Program, John Jay College, New York, NY, Feb. 23, 2017

• “Evaluating Consensual Models of Governance: Legitimacy-based Law, NOMOS, American Philosophical Association, Central Division, Kansas City, Mar. 2, 2017

• “Legal Socialization,” Cornell Law School, Mar. 9, 2017

• “From Harm Reduction to Community Engagement: Redefining the Goals of American Law in the 21st Century,” Lifetime Achievement Address in Law, Psychology and Human Development, Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Mar. 10, 2017

• “Building Public Trust,” Center for Policing Equity, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY, Mar. 15, 2017

• “American Policing in the 21st Century: Moving Justice Forward,” Legal Defense Fund, NAACP, New York, NY, Mar. 15, 2017

• “The Benefits of Evidence-informed Law,” USC Gould School of Law, Mar. 23, 2017


Legal Socialization, Annual Review of Law and Social Science, 12, 417–439, (with R. Trinkner) (2016)

Police Discretion in the 21st Century Surveillance State, University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2016, 579–614

Policing: A Model for the 21st Century, in A. Davis (ed.), Policing the Black Man (NY: Pantheon, 2017) (with T. Meares)

other professional highlights

• Presented annual Baum Lecture on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, University of Illinois Law School, Feb. 2, 2017

• Received Lifetime Achievement Award in Law, Psychology and Human Development, Department of Human Development, Cornell University, Mar. 10, 2017

James Q. Whitman

lectures and addresses

• “Hitler's American Model,” NYU School of Law

• “America's Incarcerated,” Religion and Ethics Newsweekly, WNET New York


Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law (Princeton, 2017)

When the Nazis Wrote the Nuremberg Laws, They Looked to Racist American Statutes, L.A. Times, Feb. 22, 2017

Hitler's American Model, BBC World Service, Mar. 8, 2017

Why the Nazis Loved America, Time Magazine, Mar. 21, 2017

other professional highlights

• Elected, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Michael J. Wishnie

lectures and addresses

• “Beyond Municipal IDs and Detainers: What’s Next in Local Immigration Policies,” Boston College School of Law, Newton, MA, Apr. 2017

• “The Next Generation of Local Immigration Policies,” Seeking Sanctuary: Municipal Policy to Confront Mass Deportation and Criminalization, New York, NY, Mar. 2017

• “Judicial Review of Immigration Adjudications,” Yale-Conseil d'État Workshop, Paris, France, Mar. 2017

• “Experiential Learning in the Labor & Employment Curriculum,” Labor Law Group Triennial Conference, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Dec. 2016

• Third Annual Harry H. Dow Lecture Series on Immigration Law, “Immigration Advocacy in the Era of Trump,” Suffolk University Law School, Boston, MA, Nov. 2016

• “State DAPA? And Other Thoughts on U.S. Immigration Policy in the New Administration,” MIT Center for International Studies, Cambridge, MA, Nov. 2016

• “U.S. v. Texas and the Future of DACA/DAPA,” New York University School of Law, New York, NY, Oct. 2016

other professional highlights

Darweesh v. Trump, 2017 WL 388504 (E.D.N.Y. Jan. 28, 2017) (entering nationwide stay of Executive Order purporting to establish Muslim and refugee ban)

Spires v. James, No. 3:16-cv-1905-VAB (D.Conn. filed Nov. 18, 2016)
(successful challenge to U.S. Air Force refusal to upgrade discharge status of 93-year-old veteran given “undesirable” discharge in 1948 for being gay)

• Member, Task Force to Improve Access to Legal Counsel in Civil Matters (established pursuant to Conn. Pub. Act 16-19); Chair, Working Group on Dismantling Barriers to Access

John Fabian Witt

lectures and addresses

• “The Switch: The Twentieth-Century Reinvention of Democracy,” Butler University, Oct. 20, 2016

• Commenter, “Author Meets Reader” with Gautham Rao & Karen Tani, American Society for Legal History, Oct. 29, 2016

• The Kerr Lecture: “Philanthropy and the Reinvention of American Democracy,” Carnegie Mellon University, Feb. 2, 2017

• "Lincoln in Afghanistan," The Lincoln Club of Delaware, Feb. 10, 2017

• “The Radical Roots of Brown v. Board: A Blueprint for Modern Constitutional Change,” Lafayette College, Feb. 16, 2017

• “The Radical Roots of Brown v. Board: A Blueprint for Modern Constitutional Change,” University of Colorado at Boulder, Feb. 23, 2017

• “The Switch: The 20th Century Reinvention of American Democracy,” SUNY Albany, Apr. 6, 2017


The New Rockefellers, Wall Street Journal, Oct. 16, 2016

Fighting Words, The New Rambler, Mar. 6, 2016

Symbols and Speech, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Dec. 19, 2016 (with Jonathan Holloway)

The Legacy of World War I, Yale Daily News, Apr. 5, 2017

other professional highlights

• Report of the Committee to
Establish Principles on Renaming, Dec. 2, 2016

Stephen Wizner

lectures and addresses

• “Law As Social Work,” Law and Society Workshop, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Jan. 24, 2017

other professional highlights

• Consulted with Clinical Law Faculty on clinical legal education, Tel Aviv University, Jan. 17, 2016–Feb. 13, 2017

Taisu Zhang

lectures and addresses

• "Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions," University of Minnesota Law School, Mar. 23, 2017

• "The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State," Conference on Decentralization and Development, University of Hong Kong, Mar. 14, 2017


Moral Economies in Early Modern Land Markets, 80 Law & Contemp.Probs. 107 (2017)

What the Trump Presidency Means for China, Lawfare (March 20, 2017)

The Anti-Mainland Bigotry of Hong Kong's Democracy Movement, Foreign Policy (Nov. 29, 2016)