Summer 2018 Faculty Activities

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Summer 2018 Faculty Activities

Bruce Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• "The Global War on Terrorism: Do We Need a New AUMF," panel discussion with Acting General Counsel William Castle III before the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Dec. 15, 2017, available at


• Presentation before the Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study, South Africa, "Reviving Democratic Citizenship, Mar. 1. 2018, available at http://stias.ac.za/news/2018/03/reviving-democratic-citizenship-fellows-seminar-by-bruce-ackerman/


Presidential Lawlessness: The Case for Fundamental Reform, Public Books, Feb. 26, 2018

Here’s a Campaign Finance Law that Would Take Democracy Back from the 1 Percent (with Ro Khanna), The Sacramento Bee, Jan. 29, 2018

How to Stop Trump Blowing It Up, New York Books, Nov. 28, 2017

When Melvin the Camel Meets Donald Trump (with Cody Visnick), 2017

other professional highlights

• Argued Smith v. Trump before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, challenging the legality of unilateral presidential warmaking against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, Oct. 27, 2017

Smith v. Trump in the D.C. Circuit: A Guided Tour of the Oral Argument, Lawfare, Nov. 1, 2017

• Discussed Smith v. Trump at a Roundtable sponsored by the National Constitution Center, available at https://constitutioncenter.org/debate/podcasts/podcast-is-the-fight-against-isis-legal, Nov. 9, 2017

Anne L. Alstott

lectures and addresses

• “Law and the Hundred-Year Life,” Ann F. Baum Lecture in Elderlaw, University of Illinois College of Law, Mar. 12, 2018

• "Child Development and Law,” organized and hosted conference (with Yale Child Study Center), Dec. 2017

Ian Ayres

lectures and addresses

• "Behavioral Law and Economics," Vanderbilt University

• “Government as Platform,” keynote address, Israel Law and Economics Association, University of Texas

• “Alpha Duties,” Hebrew University, University of Michigan

• “Sunk Opportunity Costs,” Tel Aviv University

• “Liability With Consent,” Association of American Law Schools

• “A Law Student’s Toolkit,” Touro Law School


A New Way to Reduce Gun Suicides, and Maybe Mass Shootings Too, L.A. Times, Mar. 12, 2018 (with Fredrick Vars)

Anxiety Psychoeducation for Law Students: A Pilot Program, 67 J. Legal Educ. (2017) (with Joe Bankman, Barbara Fried & Kristine Luce)

A Gun Control Solution Manufacturers Can Get Behind, The Brookings Institution (with Abraham L. Wickelgren), Mar. 14, 2018

Act-Sampling Bias and the Shrouding of Repeat Offending, 103 Va. L. Rev. Online 94 (2017) (with Michael Chwe & Jessica Ladd)

other professional highlights

• Testified to California Assembly Committee on No Guns Registry Bill

Jack M. Balkin

lectures and addresses

• "Algorithmic Accountability," Access and Accountability Conference, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Oct. 27, 2017

• Keynote address, "Internet Regulation and Free Expression," Boston University Law School, Boston, MA, Feb. 2, 2018

• "Arguing About the Constitution: The Topics in Constitutional Interpretation," Originalism Works in Progress Conference, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA, Feb. 17, 2018

• "Free Speech is a Triangle," Knight Institute Conference on the First Amendment, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Mar. 23, 2018


Free Speech in the Algorithmic Society: Big Data, Private Governance, and New School Speech Regulation, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1149 (2018)

Constitutional Rot, in Can It Happen Here?: Authoritarianism in America, Cass R. Sunstein ed. (Dey Street Books, 2018), pp. 19–35

The Three Laws of Robotics in the Age of Big Data, 78 Ohio State L.J. 1217 (2018)

Constitutional Rot and Constitutional Crisis, 77 Maryland L. Rev. 147 (2017)

Guido Calabresi

lectures and addresses

• Spoke at a Seminar on Giovani E Lavoro (Youth and Work) in Milan, Italy, sponsored by Fondazione Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale-CNPDS, in collaborazione con Università degli Studi Milano-Bicocca, Nov. 3, 2017

• Gave a “Lectio Magistralis” at the University of Bologna on “The Interdisciplinary Formation of Lawyers in the Present and Future,” at conference on Mar. 13, 2018, for the presentation of the Italian translation of The Future of Law and Economics

• Gave a “Lectio Magistralis” at the Bocconi University of Milan on “The Future of Law and Economics,” at a conference on Mar. 14, 2018, for the presentation of the Italian translation of The Future of Law and Economics

• Participated in “Legacy,” a conference in memory of Stefano Rodotà, in Turin, and spoke on “Law, Economics: The Constitution, Citizenship, and Democracy, Mar. 17–18, 2018

• Participated in a debate sponsored by Aspen-Italy on Art and Democracy, Milan, Mar. 19, 2018

• Attended a Torts Conference/Workshop at Oxford University on the leading torts scholars of the late 19th and 20th centuries and delivered a paper on Fleming James, Jr., Apr. 6–7, 2018

• Participated in and spoke at "A Tale of Two Court Systems," a Second Circuit Court Program on Certification, especially between the Second Circuit and the New York Court of Appeals, but also nationally, at U.S. Court of Appeals, Foley Square Courthouse, New York, on Apr. 19, 2018

• Lectured at IUC (International University College, Turin) on May 8, 2018 on “The Future of Law and Economics”

• Met with INET Fellows, Turin, Italy and discussed their papers in a ten-person seminar on May 8, 2018

• Gave the principal talk (by video conference) at a conference sponsored by the City of Venice and the Venice Jewish Community marking the 80th Anniversary of the Italian-Fascist Racial Laws on “Three Forms of Discrimination and How Each Poisons Society," May 15, 2018

• Spoke to Yale Reunion Classes as part of his 65th Reunion on "What Does a Judge Do When the Law Is Wrong?," May 26, 2018

other professional highlights

• Received an Honorary Doctorate of Research from “La Sapienza” (University of Rome) and gave a Lectio Magistralis on “La Rivincita Del Diritto” (The Law’s Revenge) on May 10, 2018

Amy Chua

lectures and addresses

• "Political Tribes: In Conversation with Eric Cantor,” Moelis & Company, New York, NY, Feb. 13, 2018

• "Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations,” RJ Julia, Madison, CT, Feb. 22, 2018

• "Political Tribes: In Conversation with JD Vance,” Sixth & I/Politics & Prose, Washington, DC, Feb. 26, 2018

• "In Conversation with Linda Henry,” Boston, MA, Feb. 27, 2018

• “In Conversation with David Petraeus,” 92nd Street Y, Feb. 28, 2018

• “Political Tribes,” Carnegie Council, New York, NY, Mar. 1, 2018

• “Political Tribes,” Book Passage, Corte Madera, CA, Mar. 6, 2018

• “Political Tribes: In Conversation with Lanhee Chen,” Commonwealth Club, San Francisco, Mar. 7, 2018

• “Political Tribes: Town Hall, In Conversation with Bill Radke,” University Lutheran Church, Seattle, WA, Mar. 8, 2018

• "Political Tribes: In Conversation with Robert Kagan and Michael O’Hanlon,” The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, Mar. 12, 2018

• "Political Tribes: In Conversation with Jack Goldmith,” Lawfare, The Hoover Institute, Washington, DC, Mar. 13, 2018

• “Talks at Goldman Sachs: A Conversation with Amy Chua,” Goldman Sachs, New York, NY, Mar. 23, 2018

• “Random House Big Ideas Night: In Conversation with Tara Westover,” Random House, New York, NY, Mar. 27, 2018

• "On Political Tribes: Group Instinct and the Fate of Nations,” Rotman Center, University of Toronto, Canada, Apr. 2, 2018

• “Why Do We Need Tribes? In Conversation with Jamil Jivani,” Toronto Public Library, Toronto, Canada, Apr. 3, 2018

• “Political Tribes,” Davenport College, Yale University, New Haven, Apr. 4, 2018

• Keynote Lecture, North American Think Tank Summit (NATTS), The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, Apr. 14, 2018


Amy Chua: By the Book, N.Y. Times, Feb. 1, 2018

The Destructive Dynamics of Political Tribalism, N.Y. Times, Feb. 20, 2018

How Billionaires Learned to Love Populism, Politico, Mar./Apr. 2018

• Media appearances on Real Time with Bill Maher, Mar. 2, 2018; The View, Mar. 21, 2018; CSPAN: Q&A with Brian Lamb, Mar. 25, 2018; podcast interview, “How Tribalism is Tearing America Apart,” The Ezra Klein Show, Feb. 20, 2018


William N. Eskridge, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• “Religion and Gay Rights: Do They Have to Be at Odds?,” Tolerance Means Dialogue Event, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mar. 22, 2018


Title VII’s Statutory History and the Sex Discrimination Argument for LGBT Workplace Protections, 127 Yale L.J. 322 (2017)


Daniel C. Esty

lectures and addresses

• "Sustainability—Connecting Investors and Companies,” keynote address, Singapore Stock Exchange, Singapore, Feb. 27, 2018

• “Environmental Progress in the Trump Era, Energy Sustainability Solutions for Megacities," National University of Singapore CREATE innovation hub, Singapore, Feb. 27, 2018

• “Green to Gold,” National University of Singapore School of Design & Environment, Singapore, Feb. 22, 2018

• “Sustainable Investments and Finance,” Rabobank, Singapore, Feb. 15, 2018

• “Breakthroughs in Sustainable Investing and Finance,” Singapore Institute of International Affairs, Singapore, Feb. 6, 2018

• “2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement: From Breakdown to Breakthrough—and Back?” keynote address, 7th Annual International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Sciences, Singapore, Jan. 29, 2018

• “Integrating Sustainability Risks into Enterprise Risk Management,” World Business Council for Sustainable Development, World Economic Forum, Davos, Switzerland, Jan. 23, 2018

• “Materiality and Sustainability Metrics Sustainable Finance Roundtable,” Global Reporting Initiative, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 17, 2017

• "Environmental Protection in the Trump Era: What’s Next?,” Aspetuck Land Trust 2017 Haskins Lecture, Southport, CT, Nov. 15, 2017

• "The Future of Corporate Social Responsibility,” GreenBuild International Conference 2017, Boston, MA, Nov. 9, 2017

• “Maintaining Environmental Momentum in the Age of Trump,” Yale Environmental Sustainability Summit, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Nov. 4, 2017

• “Thoughts on the Future of Federal Air and Climate Policy,” Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, West Greenwich, RI, Oct. 27, 2017

• “Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability,” National Association for Environmental Management Sustainability Management Forum, keynote address, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Oct. 26, 2017

• "The Future of the Paris Climate Change Agreement," Foreign Ministry of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, Oct. 18, 2017


Delivering Climate Change Progress, The Environmental Forum, Vol. 35, No. 2, Mar./Apr. 2018

To Move Paris Accord Forward, Bring Cities and Companies On Board, YaleE360, Mar. 20, 2018

Lessons from First Campus Carbon-Pricing Scheme (with Kenneth Gillingham & Stefano Carattini), Nature Oct. 31, 2017

Trumping-Trump: Pourquoi l’Accord de Paris Survivra, Revue Juridique de l’Environnment, 49–57 (2017)

Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability, Envtl. L. 47(1): 1–80 (Apr. 2017)

Owen M. Fiss


Hacer del Derecho una verdad viviente, Tirant lo Blanch (Feb. 2018)

other professional highlights

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

• Co-director, Yale Law School Middle East Legal Studies Seminar

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

• Board of Directors, Libraries without Borders

• Moderator/Panel Discussion, “The Future of Law,” Innovative Law Careers Forum, Sponsored by Careers Life and Yale, Apr. 7, 2018

James Forman, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Talks on Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America, given at Harvard University; Juniata College (PA); University of Louisville; Brown University; University of Toronto; University of Minnesota; University of San Diego; Goldman Sachs; Crowell and Moring; Kramer Levin; Davis and Gilbert; D.C. Superior Court; First Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Conference; Delaware Historical Society; Stamford Public Library; Free Library of Philadelphia; Los Angeles Public Library; Texas Fair Defense Project; and International House (NY)

• "From Inferno to Metamorphosis: Building a Movement to End Mass Punishment,” Robert Ferguson Lecture, Columbia University, Apr. 12, 2018

• "Bringing Justice to our Criminal System, the David Bodiker Lecture, Ohio State University Law School, Mar. 19, 2018

other professional highlights

• Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction for Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America


Heather K. Gerken

lectures and addresses

• “How the Right and Left Can Unite Around Federalism,” National Constitution Center, Washington, DC, Feb. 2017

• “Civil Rights and the Supreme Court,” Panel, New-York Historical Society, Feb. 2017

• Panel, “Is Federalism for Everyone?,” Federalist Society National Convention, Washington, DC, Nov. 2017

• Speech on Behalf of the Social Sciences, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, MA

• "The National Popular Vote Compact: An Election Lawyer’s Perspective,” Making Every Vote Count, Washington, DC

• Participated in “Meet the Dean” alumni events in Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Atlanta


Presentation on Behalf of the Social Sciences, 52 Am. Acad. Arts & Sciences 8 (Winter 2018)

The Jorde Lecture: A Research Agenda for Federalism in the 21st Century, 105 Cal. L. Rev. 1695 (2017)

other professional highlights

• Testimony on federalism before the Speaker’s Task Force on Intergovernmental Affairs, House of Representatives, Washington, DC, Oct. 2017

• Counsel of Record, Amicus Brief on behalf of Heather K. Gerken, Jonathan N. Katz, Gary King & Samuel S.-H. Wang, Gill v. Whitford, U.S. Supreme Court


Abbe R. Gluck

lectures and addresses

• The Policy, Politics and Law of Cancer, Yale Law School, Opening Address, Feb. 2018

• “Legal Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis,” Order of the Coif Address, Case Western Reserve Law School, Cleveland, OH, and Univ. of Georgia Law School, Atlanta, GA (Feb. and Mar. 2018)

• “What is Federalism in Health Care For?,” Yale Law School Faculty Workshop, New Haven, CT; Hastings Law School Workshop, San Francisco, CA; and Northwestern Law School Public Law Workshop, Chicago, CA (Jan. and Feb. 2018)

• “Four Decades of Reporting on and Drafting Health Law,” A Conversation with New York Times Reporter Robert Pear and former Deputy House Legislative Counsel Ed Grossman, Yale Law School, Mar. 2018


Statutory Interpretation on the Bench: A Survey of 42 Judges on the Federal Courts of Appeals (with Richard Posner), 131 Harv. L. Rev. 1298 (2018)

Soaring Cost of Cancer Treatment: Moving Beyond Sticker Shock, Journal of Clinical Oncology (Dec. 2017) (with Cary Gross)

The New Health Care Federalism on the Ground (with Nicole Huberfeld), 15 Ind. Health L. Rev. 1 2018

other professional highlights

• Named Order of the Coif Lecturer for 2018

• Named Chair of the Committee to Monitor Healthcare, Uniform Law Commission

David Singh Grewal


The Original Meaning of Constitutionalism, 127 Yale L.J. 664 (2018) (with Jedediah Purdy)

Investor Protection, National Sovereignty, and the Rule of Law, American Affairs (2018)

Can a Judge Solve the Opioid Crisis?, Wall St. J., May 7, 2018

Oona A. Hathaway

lectures and addresses

• "The Internationalists," Mansfield College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, Mar. 2018

• Lund Debate: “Can War Be Prevented By Law?,” Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Mar. 2018

• “The Internationalists,” Vanderbilt Law School, Nashville, TN, Jan. 2018

• “The Internationalists,” ChinaEconTalk Podcast, Jan. 2018

• The MacMillan Report, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Dec. 2017

• “Sovereignty in Cyber Space,” Department of State Legal Adviser’s Office, Washington, DC, Dec. 2017

• “The Internationalists,” Department of State Legal Adviser’s Office, Washington, DC, Dec. 2017

• “Story in the Public Square,” Rhode Island PBS, Providence, RI, Dec. 2017

• “The Internationalists,” The United Nations Association of New York, French Embassy, New York, NY, Dec. 5, 2017

• “The Internationalists,” United Nations Bookstore, New York, NY, Nov. 30, 2017

• “The Use of Force Under International Law,” International Law in the Trump Administration, American Society of International Law, Washington, DC, Oct. 28, 2017

• “Congressional Power to Restrain Presidential Withdrawal from International Agreements,” Duke-Yale Foreign Relations Roundtable, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 28, 2017

• “The Internationalists,” Seattle Town Hall, Seattle, WA, Oct. 25, 2017

• "The Internationalists,” UCLA School of Law, UCLA Burkle Center for International Relations & UCLA Promise Institute for Human Rights, UCLA, CA, Oct. 23, 2017

• “The Internationalists,” UN Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 2017

• “The Internationalists,” Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, Oct. 2017

• "The Restatement (Fourth) Foreign Relations Law of the United States,” International Law Weekend, New York, NY, Oct. 20, 2017

• SkyNews: All Out Politics, London, Oct. 17, 2017

• “The Internationalists,” Lauterpacht Center for International Law, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, Oct. 17, 2017

• “The Internationalists,” Bonavero Institute for Human Rights, University of Oxford, Oxford, England, Oct. 16, 2017

• BBC Radio: Start the Week with Andrew Marr, BBC4 Radio, London, Oct. 16, 2017


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)

A Syria Plan that Breaks the Law, N.Y. Times (Jan. 23, 2018) (with Sen. Cory Booker)

What Realists Don’t Understand About Law, Foreign Policy (Oct., 2017) (with Scott Shapiro)

• Several articles for JustSecurity.org, including a 10-part series on legal issues surrounding U.S. support for the war in Yemen (coauthored with a team of students)

other professional highlights

• Counselor to the Dean, Yale Law School

• Elected to the American Law Institute

• Incoming Vice President, American Society of International Law

• 2018 Scribes Book Award Winner for The Internationalists

• Counsel of Record, Amicus Brief for International Law and Foreign Relations Law Experts, Al-Alwi v. Trump, U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (Oct. 2017) (on appeal from the U.S. District Court)


Paul W. Kahn

lectures and addresses

• “On Israeli Sovereignty: Between the People and God,” MELSS

• Organizer & speaker, Roundtable: “The New Populism, the Old Human Rights and the Global Order,” European University Institute, Florence, Italy

• Keynote: “On Constitutional Culture” at the 2018 Telos-Paul Piccone Institute Conference, New York, “Constitutional Theory as Cultural Problem: Global Perspectives”

• Conference: “Paul W. Kahn: Cultural Study of Law and Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion” on the occasion of its Spanish translation, University of Los Andes School of Law, Bogota, Colombia, Mar. 2, 2018 and speaker/respondent, “The Origins of Making the Case”

• “Can we be Done with the Questions of Original Sin? Political Theology, Legal Interpretation and the Decision,” Osgood Colloquium on Law, Religion and Social Thought, Osgood Hall Law School, Mar. 19, 2018


• Chinese translation of Judicial Ethics and the Autonomy of Law, Sichuan U. L. Rev.

Popular Sovereignty and the Rule of Law in the Age of Trump, Nexus Institute Journal (Dutch)

Amy Kapczynski

lectures and addresses

• Univ. of Minnesota Law School, “Why Do We Have Pre-Market Review of Medicines? The FDA’s Role in Information Production, Past and Future,” Oct. 26–27, 2017

• NYU Law School, Innovation Policy Colloquium, “Five Hypotheses on Intellectual Property and Inequality,” Jan. 25, 2018

• Yale Law School, The Policy, Politics & Law of Cancer, “Drug Development and the Cost of Researching and Treating Cancer,” panelist, Feb. 9, 2018

• Berkeley Law School, Law and Technology Scholarship Seminar, “Beyond Efficiency: Towards a Political Economy Approach to Intellectual Property,” Feb. 26, 2018

• Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Co-Evolution of Behaviors and Institutions Working Group, “Order without Intellectual Property Rights," Mar. 15, 2018

• Columbia Law School, “A First Amendment for All? Free Expression in an Age of Inequality,” Commentator, Mar. 23, 2018

• Yale Law School, Law and the Political Economy of Technology Workshop, “Trade Secrecy Takings,” Apr. 7, 2018


Clinical Trial Transparency: The FDA Should and Can Do More, J. L. Med & Ethics (with Jeanie Kim), 45 S2, pp. 33–38, Jan. 10, 2018

Pediatric Exclusivity and Regulatory Authority, Implications of Amgen v. HHS (with J. Kim & J.S. Ross), jama 2018; 319(1):21–22. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.16477

Legal Challenges to State Drug Pricing Laws (with T.T. Lee & A.S. Kesselheim), jama, 2018;319(9):865–866. doi:10.1001/jama.2017.20952

• Three Things Trump Can Do To Bring Drug Prices 'Way Down', Wash. Post, Nov. 21, 2017, available at


other professional highlights

• Launched “Law and Political Economy Blog,” available at lpeblog.org

• Convened Law and Political Economy of Technology Workshop, Yale Law School, Apr. 6–7, 2018

Harold Hongju Koh

lectures and addresses

• “The Role of the State Department General Counsel,” Course on the General Counsel, Harvard Law School Program on the Profession, Oct. 24, 2017

• “How Does International Human Rights Law Make a Difference in the World?,” Harvard Law School Bicentennial, Oct. 27, 2017

• “A Conversation with Samantha Power, hosted by Dean Martha Minow,” Harvard Law School Bicentennial, Oct. 27, 2017

• “Exiting International Agreements,” Duke-Yale Foreign Relations Law Roundtable, Durham, NC, Oct. 28, 2017

• Keynote Address, “Honoring Hope Lewis’ work on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights: Tobacco Control as a Human Rights and Public Health Imperative,” Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, MA, Nov. 17, 2017

• "This Church As a Sanctuary and Haven,” First & Summerfield United Methodist Church, New Haven, CT, Nov. 19, 2018

• “A Conversation with John Brennan,” Yale Politic Magazine, New Haven, CT, Dec. 6, 2017

• "The Trump Administration and International Law,” International Law Section Breakfast, AALS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan. 5, 2018

• “Reflections on the Portrait Project and a Discussion of Asian Pacific Leadership in the Legal Profession,” Connecticut Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Jan. 17, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Penn State Law School, State College, PA, Jan. 25–26, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Columbia Human Rights Institute, New York, NY, Jan. 30, 2018

• “The North Korean Nuclear Dilemma,” Paul Tsai China Center, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Jan. 31, 2018

• Speaker and Instructor, Columbia-NYU Judges Seminar on International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, Greentree Estate, New York, Feb. 23–25, 2018

• “The Past, Present and Future of Climate Change,” 2018 Sterry R. Waterman Lecture, Vermont Law School, South Royalton, VT, Mar. 1, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law: A Counter-Strategy,” Geneva Center for Security Policy, Geneva, Switzerland, Mar. 14, 2018

• “From Fragmentation of International Law to Legal Interoperability,” Keynote Speech, Symposium of Senior NATO Legal Advisers, Geneva Center for Security Policy, Geneva, Switzerland, Mar. 15, 2018

• “Litigating Foreign Relations Law in the Trump Administration,” ABILA and Georgetown Law Center on Transnational Business and the Law Conference, Washington, DC, Apr. 4, 2018

• Moderator, “The Counselor in International Law,” American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Apr. 12, 2018

• Moderator and Interviewer: 2018 Manley Hudson Medal Ceremony with Peter D. Trooboff, American Society of International Law Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Apr. 12, 2018

• Keynote Address on “Preserving Solidarity in Turbulent Times,” Robert L. Bernstein Fellowship Human Rights Symposium, Yale Law School, Apr. 12, 2018

• Commentator, “Protecting Children in Conflict: Preliminary Findings of an International Inquiry,” NYU Law School Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, Apr. 13, 2018


International Law vs. Donald Trump, Opinio Juris, Mar. 5, 2018 (conclusion of online symposium on Koh, The Trump Administration and International Law, forthcoming, Oxford University Press), Sept. 2018, available at http://opiniojuris.org/2018/03/05/international-law-vs-donald-trump-a-reply/

Missile Strikes against Syria: Against the Never-Never Rule, 2017 Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law, available at https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3125112

other professional activities

• Named Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, 2018–2019

• Goodhart Visiting Professor of Legal Science for 2018–19, Cambridge University Law Faculty, Cambridge, UK

• Counsel of Record in Amicus Curiae Briefs for Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic on behalf of 50 Former National Security Officials in Hawaii v. Trump Brief (Supreme Court 2018), and joint declarations of former national security officials in Washington v. Trump (W.D. Was. 2018), Hawaii v. Trump (D. Haw. 2018), and Pars Equality Center v. Trump (D.D.C. 2018) (all challenging Travel Ban 3.0)

• Amicus brief on behalf of Former National Security Officials in Stone v. Trump (D.D.C. 2017) (challenging transgender ban)

• Amicus brief on behalf of Former National Security Officials in Cockrum v. Donald Trump for President (D.D.C. 2017) (amicus brief in support of neither party discussing Russian active measures)

• Argued on behalf of Senator Barry Goldwater, et al. (and participated in subsequent panel discussion) in D.C. Circuit Historical Society’s reenactment of Goldwater v. Carter, Washington, DC, Mar. 7, 2018

• Argued on behalf of Chile, Case Concerning Obligation to Negotiate Access to the Sea, Bolivia v. Chile, International Court of Justice, The Hague (Mar. 2018)

• Judge of Semifinal Round, 2018 Jessup International Moot Court Competition, Washington, DC

Issa Kohler-Hausmann

lectures and addresses

• Participated in conference, “Misdemeanor Machinery: The Hidden Heart of the American Criminal Justice System,” Boston University School of Law, Nov. 2017

• Delivered the Seymour Distinguished Lecture in Law, University of Tulsa School of Law, Nov. 2017

• Guest speaker, Center for the Study of Social Organization, Princeton University, Oct. 2017


Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing, Princeton University Press, 2018

Children Sentenced to Life: A Struggle for the N.Y. Board of Parole, nylj (with Chris Seeds & Avery Gilbert), Jan. 2017

other professional highlights

• Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY, Fall 2017–Spring 2018

• Filed class action law suit Flores et al v. Stanford et al with co-counsels Avery Gilbert and Cravath, Swaine & Moore, U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, challenging the unconstitutional practices of the Board of Parole in its treatment of persons serving indeterminate life terms for crimes committed as juveniles (Mar. 2018)

• Class action featured in New York Times editorial, “New York Forgets Its Juvenile Lifers,” available at https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/24/opinion/sunday/new-york-forgets-its-juvenile-lifers.html

• Successful Article 78 challenging unlawful parole practices in New York State for a client serving an indeterminate life sentence for a crime committed as a juvenile (with co-counsel Avery Gilbert) (July 2017)

Douglas A. Kysar

lectures and addresses

• "The Public Life of Private Law: Tort Law as a Risk Regulation Mechanism," Hong Kong University Department of Law, Private Law Research Series, Feb. 28, 2018


The Public Life of Private Law: Tort Law as a Risk Regulation Mechanism, 9 Eur. J. Risk. Reg. 48 (2018)

other professional highlights

• Cheng Yu Tung Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, Feb.–Mar. 2018

• Lionel A. Sheridan Visiting Professor, National University of Singapore Faculty of Law, Jan. 2018

John H. Langbein

public service

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

• Attended Meetings of Drafting Committee on Uniform Fiduciary Income and Principal Act, Washington, DC, Nov. 16/18, 2017; Philadelphia, Feb. 16–17, 2018

• Attended Meeting of Drafting Committee on Electronic Wills Act, Washington, DC, Mar. 1–3, 2018

• Attended Meeting of Joint Editorial Board for the Uniform Trust and Estate Acts, Chicago, IL Dec. 1–2, 2017


Zachary D. Liscow

lectures and addresses

• National Tax Association, Philadelphia, Nov. 9–11: presentation, "Is Efficiency Biased?," discussant for: Jason Oh and Eric Zolt, "Wealth-Tax Add-Ons to Tax Capital Income in Developing Countries"

• Boston College Tax Policy Workshop, "Is Efficiency Biased?," Oct. 26, 2017

• Boston University Law and Economics Workshop, "Is Efficiency Biased?," Dec. 6, 2017

• American University Faculty Workshop, "Is Efficiency Biased?," Jan. 30, 2018


Are Court Orders Sticky? Evidence on Distributional Impacts from School Finance Litigation, 15 J. Empirical Legal Stud. 4 (2018)

The Efficiency of Equity in Local Government Finance, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1828 (2017)

Who’s In? Who’s Out? Policy to Address Job Rationing During Recessions, 70 Tax L. Rev. 627 (2017) (with William Gui Woolston)

Yair Listokin

lectures and addresses

• “Law, Macroeconomics, and the Making of Fiscal Policy,” Columbia Law School Tax and Public Policy Workshop. New York, NY

• "Law, Macroeconomics, and the Making of Fiscal Policy,” Georgetown University Law Center Tax and Public Policy Workshop, Washington, DC

• “Rethinking Corporate Law During a Financial Crisis, Annual Meeting of the Israel Law and Economics Association, Jerusalem, Israel


Let the Fed’s Cap on Tax Deductions Stand, N.Y. Daily News, Mar. 9, 2018

Rethinking Corporate Law During a Financial Crisis, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, Mar. 5, 2018

The Republican Plan to Make the Next Recession Even Worse, Tax Notes, Dec. 11, 2017

Law and Macroeconomics: The Law and Economics of Recessions, Yale J. on Reg. (2017)

Jonathan R. Macey

lectures and addresses

• Presentation, Private Funds Conference: Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, "Perspectives from Practice,” Yale Law School, Nov. 17, 2017

• Presentation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Economic Advisory Council, Jan. 9, 2018

• Presentation, “Error and Regulatory Risk in Financial Institution Regulation,” The Supreme Court Economic Review Roundtable, George Mason University Roundtable, Feb. 9, 2018


Recovering the Promise of the Orderly and Fair Stock Exchange, 42 J. Corp. L. 778 (2017) (with David Swensen)

Vertical and Horizontal Problems in Financial Regulation and Corporate Governance, in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance, Jeffrey N. Gordon & Wolf-Georg Ringe eds., Oxford University Press 2018 (with Maureen O’Hara)

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

Tracey L. Meares

lectures and addresses

• American Philosophical Association, Public Session on Policing, “Thinking Through the 'Public' In 'Public Legitimacy,'" Chicago, Jan. 23, 2018

• "Thinking Through the Public in Public Legitimacy," Howard League Conference, Redesigning Justice: Promoting Civil Rights, Trust, and Fairness, Oxford, England, Mar. 22, 2018

• Fordham Law School, A2J Initiative, Rikers: An American Jail, Panelist, Feb. 20, 2018

• Paper presentation: “Portals to Politics: Grassroots Narratives of Policing in the Low End, North Station Baltimore, South LA, and the 53206,” Feb. 22, 2018

• American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting, Crime, Legitimacy and Reform: Fifty Years after the President’s Commission, Roundtable, Philadelphia, Nov. 16, 2017

• George Washington Law Review Symposium, Advancing Justice Summit, panelist, Oct. 26, 2017

• Charles Koch Institute, Advancing Justice: An Agenda for Human Dignity and Public Safety, panelist, Washington, DC, Oct. 26, 2017

Media and Op-Eds

• National Public Radio/All Things Considered, "After Stephon Clark Shooting, Questions Remain About Police Use of Force" by Martin Kaste, Apr. 2018

other professional highlights

• Future of Justice Policy, Executive Member, Public Theology and Racial Justice Collaborative, National Oversight Committee

Teresa Miguel-Stearns

lectures and addresses

• Effective Assessment: Measuring Your Law Library's Impact–American Association of Law Schools (AALS), Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information, panelist discussing ALLStAR’s ability to internally assess and peer benchmark, Jan. 6, 2018

• Library Metrics: What We're Tracking & How– American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) webinar, panelist discussing ALLStAR’s ability to internally assess and peer benchmark, Dec. 8, 2017


ALLStAR: How Collaborating on Collecting and Sharing Data is a Win-Win (cover/lead article), AALL Spectrum, Nov./Dec. 2017 / Volume 22, Number 2, p.12, available at http://epubs.aallnet.org/i/885303-aall-spectrum-Nov.-Dec.-2017-volume-22-number-2

other professional highlights

• Launched Global Online Access to Legal Information (GOALI), Mar. 6, 2018, which provide institutions in developing countries access to licensed legal content at low or no cost, available at http://www.ilo.org/goali

• Member, American Bar Association Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar

• Member, ABA Site Evaluation Teams for Law School Accreditation (Oct. 2017 and Mar. 2018)

• Celebrated historical gift of early English law books to Law Library by Bob Freilich ’57, available at https://library.law.yale.edu/news/robert-freilich-law-57-donates-his-outstanding-english-law-collection


John D. Morley

lectures and addresses

• Presentation: UCLA Law and Economics Colloquium, "Too Big to Be Activist"


The Regulation of Intermediaries (with Allen Ferrell), in Securities Markets for the 21st Century: An Overview (Merritt Fox et al. eds., 2018)


Samuel Moyn


Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2018)

Rights, in Stephanie DeGooyer et al., The Right to Have Rights (London and New York: Verso, 2017)

Human Rights in Heaven, in Adam Etinson ed., Human Rights: Moral or Political? (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018)

Hype for the Best, The New Republic, Apr. 2018

Human Rights Are Not Enough, The Nation, Apr. 9, 2018

American Peace in an Age of Endless War, Raritan 37, 3 (Winter 2018): 152–65

1968 and the Crisis of Liberalism, Boston Review, Forum V (MLK Now), Jan. 2018

A Belief without a Basis, Commonweal, Dec. 15, 2017

Douglas G. NeJaime

lectures and addresses

• Presented article, “Differentiating Assimilation,” at Colorado Law Faculty Workshop, Apr. 2018

• Presented article, “Differentiating Assimilation,” at Duke Law Faculty Workshop, Apr. 2018

• Presented essay, “Conscience Wars in Transnational Perspective” (with Reva Siegel), at Law & Religion Colloquium, Cardozo School of Law, Mar. 2018

• Panel presentation, “Same-Sex Couples: Race, Class, Marriage, and Parenting,” at the University of Virginia School of Law, Jan. 2018.

• Panel presentation, “Same-Sex Relationships and Parenting,” The Socio-Economics of Intimate Relationships, AALS Annual Meeting, Jan. 2018

• Panel presentation, "Relationships Between Religious Exemptions and Principles of Equality and Inclusion," AALS Annual Meeting, Section on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Issues, Jan. 2018

• Presented essay, “The Story of Brooke S.B. v. Elizabeth A.C.C.: Parental Recognition in the Age of LGBT Equality,” at Yale Law School, Dec. 2017

• Speaker at book celebration for Nelson Tebbe’s Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age, Cornell Law School, Nov. 2017


Published Differentiating Assimilation, 75 Studies in Law, Politics, and Society 1 (2018) (lead essay in volume on Law and Imagining Difference)

Status-Conduct, Old and New, Jotwell.com, Mar. 19, 2018

other professional highlights

• Working group member, Child Study Center/Law School Collaboration, Yale University

Nicholas R. Parrillo

lectures and addresses

• “Federal Agency Guidance and the Power to Bind: An Empirical Study of Agencies and Industries,” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Mar. 23, 2018; St. John’s Law Faculty Workshop, Mar. 19, 2018; Fordham Legislation Roundtable, Mar. 2, 2018

• “Federal Agencies’ Use of Guidance,” District of Columbia Bar, Mar. 15, 2018

• "Federal Agency Guidance: An Institutional Perspective,” Administrative Conference of the United States, Plenary Session, Washington, DC, Dec. 14, 2017

• "Negotiating Governmental Compliance with Court Orders: A Preliminary Discussion,” George Mason University, Dec. 6, 2017

• “The Endgame of Administrative Law: Governmental Disobedience and the Judicial Contempt Power,” ABA Section of Administrative Law Conference, Washington, DC, Oct. 19, 2017

• “Federal Agency Guidance: An Institutional Perspective,” ABA Section of Administrative Law Conference, Washington, DC, Oct. 19, 2017


The Endgame of Administrative Law: Governmental Disobedience and the Judicial Contempt Power, 131 Harv. L. Rev. 685 (2018)

Understanding and Addressing Controversies About Agency Guidance, Regulatory Review (with Lee Liberman Otis), Mar. 5, 2018

other professional highlights

• Testified at a Hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, “Shining Light on the Federal Regulatory Process,” Mar. 14, 2018

• The Administrative Conference of the United States adopted Recommendation 2017-5: Agency Guidance Through Policy Statements, 82 Fed. Reg. 61734-38 (Dec. 29, 2017), based on Parrillo’s report, Federal Agency Guidance: An Institutional Perspective

Jean Koh Peters

• Professor Peters will retire and take Emerita status as of July 1, 2019, after 30 years at the Law School and 36 years in law practice. She notes: “It looks like Jim and I will have the great fortune of being able to retire together, relax, perhaps do some travel, and live slower. My time at the Law School, with my students, clients, and with this Community, has been the adventure of a lifetime, for which I will eternally be grateful.”


Robert C. Post

lectures and addresses

• Keynote speaker at a conference on The First Amendment on Campus: Identifying Principles and Best Practices for Managing and Resolving Disputes, University of Missouri School of Law, Oct. 27, 2017

• Presented on “The Control of Data Privacy” to the Cornell Tech campus of Cornell University, New York, NY, Nov. 1, 2017

• Presented on “Dignitary Privacy and Data Privacy” to the faculty workshop of the University of Texas Law School, Austin, TX, Nov. 9, 2018

• Presented on “Appointments to the Taft Court” at the History Colloquium of New York University Law School, Nov. 15, 2017

• Delivered the Sacher Lecture at Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, on the subject “Free Speech in the University,” Dec. 4, 2017

• Spoke on “Committed Scholarship in an Age of Trump,” American Association of Law Schools, San Diego, Jan. 3, 2018

• Spoke on “Law Professors, Freedom of Speech, and the Academy,” American Association of Law Schools, San Diego, Jan. 5, 2018

• Spoke on "The Crisis of Democracy," New Haven, CT, Jan. 26, 2018

• Spoke on "Freedom of Speech and the University" at the Furman Seminar at NYU, Jan. 29, 2018

• Spoke on “Populism and Democracy” at the New-York Historical Society, Feb. 17, 2018

• Keynoted conference on Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity in Higher Education: Implications for American Society at Arizona State University, School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, Feb. 23, 2018

• Spoke on "The Nature of Free Speech" to Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 28, 2018

• Spoke on "Dignitary Privacy and Data Privacy" to Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, Mar. 1, 2018

• Spoke on “Sex in the Constitution,” New-York Historical Society, Mar. 4, 2018


Tensions entre “Droit Au Débat Public” et “Droit au Déféférencement”: Regard D’Outre-Atlantique, Revue Internationale de Droit Comparé (2017), at 821–47

A World Without Law; A World Without Politics, in European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Global Governance Programme: Cloud Communities: The Dawn of Global Citizenship, available at http://globalcit.eu/cloud-communities-the-dawn-of-global-citizenship/5/

Prof. Post Responds to FIRE’s Creeley, Concurring Opinions (Oct. 26, 2017), available at https://concurringopinions.com/archives/2017/10/fan-167-2-first-amendment-law-campus-speech-debate-continues-prof-post-responds-to-fires-creeley.html

There is no 1st Amendment right to speak on a college campus, Vox (Oct. 25, 2017), available at https://www.vox.com/the-big-idea/2017/10/25/16526442/first-amendment-college-campuses-milo-spencer-protests


Claire Priest

lectures and addresses

• "Reading Early Colonial Legal History as Bob Gordon’s Student," Stanford Law School, Jan. 13, 2018

• "Credit Nation: A History of Property Laws and Institutions in Early America," University of Virginia School of Law, Legal History Workshop, Nov. 28, 2017

• "Conquest and Property, Book Talk on Daniel Sharfstein’s Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce" (2017), Yale Law School, Apr. 19, 2017


Enforcing Sympathy: Animal Cruelty Doctrine after the Civil War, 43 Law & Soc. Inquiry (forthcoming 2018)

Reading Early Colonial Legal History as Bob Gordon’s Student, 70 Stanford L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018)

• Political Economy and the American Revolution , 36 Law & Hist. Rev. 181 (2018) (book review of Steve Pincus, The Heart of the Declaration: The Founders’ Case for an Activist Government)

Credit Nation: A History of Property Laws and Institutions in Early America (book manuscript in progress)

George L. Priest

lectures and addresses

• Attended the Middle East Legal Studies Seminar entitled, “The Great Unraveling: The Prospect of Radical Transformation in the Middle East,” Lisbon, Portugal

• Presented a paper, “A Brief History of the Rise of Law and Economics” at the Yale Law School Faculty Workshop


A Brief History of the Rise of Law and Economics (forthcoming)

The Political Order and the Market Order (forthcoming)

other professional highlights

• Selected a member of the Derecho & Sociedad (Law & Society) Association at the Law School of the Pontifical Catholic University of Peru

W. Michael Reisman

lectures and addresses

• FPA Centennial Lecture entitled “Will a Policy of Preemptive Self-Defense Make Us All Safer?,” The University Club, New York, NY, Mar. 8, 2018

• Attended the 112th American Society of International Law (ASIL) Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Apr. 4–7, 2018

• Attended the American Journal of International Law (AJIL) Board of Editors Meeting, Washington, DC, Apr. 4, 2018

• Attended the 15th Annual ITA-ASIL Conference, Washington, DC, Apr. 4, 2018


• “The Past and Future of the Great Compact,” Lamm Lecture, University of Miami School of Law, Feb. 9, 2017, in 33:1 ICSID Review (2018)

• "Will a Policy of Preemptive Self-Defense Make Us All Safer?," (March 8, 2018), available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3162033.

other professional highlights

• Elected Honorary President of the American Society of International Law, April 2018–April 2019

• Re-elected Honorary Editor of the American Journal of International Law

• Panel Member, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre For Arbitration (KLRCA) for the term 2017–2020

• Panel Member (“Lista”) of Distinguished International Arbitrators for the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation, Bogotá Chamber of Commerce, Bogotá, Colombia (2017–)

Judith Resnik

lectures and addresses

• Presenter: “Why Class Actions?” for the Progressive Scholarship Workshop sponsored by the American Constitution Society, Yale Law School, Oct. 19, 2017

• Presenter: “Using Arbitration and Litigation” for the panel, “Arbitration vs. Class Actions: Recent Developments & Strategy” with Andrew McGuinness, Honorable Allison Burroughs, Karla Gilbride, and Charles Casper, for ABA 21st Annual National Institute on Class Actions, Washington, DC, Oct. 27, 2017 (via video)

• Speaker in honor of inscription of William Genego's name on the Wall of Fame, Los Angeles Criminal Courts, Clara Foltz Courthouse, Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 27, 2017

• Commentator: “Visual Culture and Legal Norms: What Can We Learn from Law’s Picture Books? The Yale Law Library Collection,” Yale Law School, Nov. 8, 2017

• Discussant: “Where Do We Go From Here?,” for the Brennan Center Symposium, “Courts Under Pressure: Protecting Rule of Law in the Age of Trump,” NYU Law School, New York, Nov. 10, 2017

• Co-presenter (with Beth Brinkmann): “From Migrant Travel Bans to Wedding Cakes: The U.S. Supreme Court, 2017–2018,” Connecticut Bar Association, Federal Practice Section, New Haven, CT, Nov. 15, 2017

• Presenter: “The Norms and Practices of Federalism(s)” for the panel, “Federalism: Past and Present,” for the Conference “Hamilton’s Vision: Federalism, National Authority, and Judicial Review,” Federal Judicial Center/National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA, Nov. 17, 2017

• Chair and Discussant: “The Possibility of Constitutional Reform,” for the Conference, “The Crisis of Democracy: Conceptual and Institutional Perspectives,” sponsored by Yale MacMillan Center at Whitney Humanities Center, New Haven, CT, Jan. 25–26, 2018

• Speaker: “Privatization of Justice and Transparency: Arbitration, ADR,” at the Conference “Open Justice,” Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law, Luxembourg, Feb. 2, 2018

• Panelist: “Litigating the Opioid Crisis: Tribal Sovereignty and American Pharmaceuticals,” Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Yale Law School, Feb. 22, 2018

• Moderator: “Qualified Immunity: From Saucier to Pearson,” Yale Law & Policy Review’s 35th Anniversary Conference, “Rethinking Supreme Court Decisions,” Yale Law School, Feb. 23, 2018

• Presenter: “The Functions of Publicity and of Privatization in Courts and their Replacements (from Jeremy Bentham to #MeToo and Google Spain),” University of Texas Faculty Workshop, Austin, TX, March 1, 2018; University of California, Berkeley Public Law Workshop, Berkeley, CA, Mar. 15, 2018

• Speaker: “Gender and Federalism,” for the Women, Law and Cinema Reading Group, Yale Law School, Mar. 22, 2018

• Speaker: “Visualizing Justice,” for the Images of Justice Reading Group, Yale Law School, Mar. 27, 2018

• Co-convenor: “Who Pays? Fines, Fees, Bail, and the Cost of Courts,” Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Twenty-First Annual Colloquium, Yale Law School, Apr. 5–6, 2018, and

moderator of the panel, “Fines, Fees, Bail, and the Financing of Justice: Political Will and Paths to Reform”

• Moderator: “Bail Reform–Underway!,” for the Conference, “The Emerging Legal Landscape: Navigating a Path to the Future,” National Association of Women Judges 2018 Midyear Meeting, New York, NY, Apr. 13, 2018


Reorienting the Process Due: Using Jurisdiction to Forge Post-Settlement Relationships Among Litigants, Courts, and the Public in Class and Other Aggregate Litigation, 92 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 1017 (2017)

A2J/A2K: Access to Justice, Access to Knowledge, Economic Inequalities and the Public in Courts and Arbitration, 96 N.C. L.Rev. 605 (2017)

Who Pays? Fines, Fees, Bail, and the Cost of Courts, co-editor (with Anna VanCleave, Kristen Bell, Skylar Albertson, Natalia Friedlander, Illyana Green & Michael Morse), monograph by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law (Apr. 2018)

other professional highlights

• Awarded Andrew Carnegie Fellowship, 2018–2020

• Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Procedural Law, Luxembourg, Feb. 2018

• Daniel J. Meltzer Award Selection Committee, presented by the Section of Federal Courts, American Association of Law Schools, Fall 2017

• Evaluator of Individual Research Grant, Israel Science Foundation, Fall 2017

• Of Counsel, Brief of Amici Curiae, Professors of Federal Courts Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, and Immigration Law in Support of Plaintiffs-Appellees, State of Hawaii, et al. v. Donald Trump, et al., No. 17-17168, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, filed Nov. 22, 2017

• Of Counsel, Brief of Amici Curiae, Professors of Federal Courts Jurisprudence, Constitutional Law, and Immigration Law in Support of Respondents, Donald J. Trump, et al. v. State of Hawaii, et al., No. 17-965, Supreme Court of the United States, filed Mar. 30, 2018

• Of Counsel, Brief of Amici Curiae, Former Judges, Former Prosecutors, Former Governments Officials, Law Professors, and Social Scientists in Support of Respondents, United States of America v. Sanchez-Gomez, et. al., No. 17-312, U.S. Supreme Court, filed February 28, 2018

Cristina Rodriguez

lectures and addresses

• "The President, Immigration Law, and the Politics of Constitutional Structure," Leighton Homer Surbeck

Inaugural Chair Lecture, Yale Law School (Nov. 2017)

• Distinguished Commentator, Conference of Constitutional Law Scholars, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona School of Law (Mar. 2018)

• Selections from The President’s Immigration Law (forthcoming from Oxford University Press with Adam Cox): Berkeley Workshop in Law, Philosophy, and Political Theory (November 2017) and Harvard Public Law Workshop (Mar. 2018)

• "Exploring the Debate over Sanctuary Cities," We the People Podcasts, The National Constitution Center, Philadelphia, PA (May 2017), available at https://constitutioncenter.org/blog/podcast-exploring-the-debate-over-sanctuary-cities.


Regulatory Pluralism and the Interests of Migrants, Immigration, Emigration, and Migration: NOMOS LVII (2017)

Enforcement, Integration, and the Future of Immigration Federalism, 5 J. Migration & Human Security 509 (2017), available at http://jmhs.cmsny.org/index.php/jmhs


Roberta Romano

lectures and addresses

• David Allgood Lecture in Business Law, Queen’s University Faculty of Law, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation”

• Institute for Financial Markets and Mercatus Center, George Mason University Smart Financial Regulation Roundtable: Regulating Derivatives Markets, Panel on “The Future of Financial Regulation”

• University of Michigan Law School Law and Economics Workshop, “Does Agency Structure Affect Agency Decisionmaking? Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance”

• NBER Law & Economics Program Meeting, “Does Agency Structure Affect Agency Decisionmaking? Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance”

• Torys LLP Business and Law Seminar, Western University Faculty of Law, London, Ontario, Canada, “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation”

• George Mason Law & Economics Center AGEP Workshop on Federalism and the Economics of Regulation, “Federalism and Finance: Securities Regulation”

other professional highlights

• 2018 Marshall-Wythe Medallion, William & Mary Law School

Carol M. Rose

lectures and addresses

• "Raisin, Race and the Real Estate Revolution of the Early Twentieth Century,” University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Oct. 20, 2017

• Keynote address, Oklahoma University Global Land and Resources Colloquium, Norman, OK, Oct. 21, 2017

• “What’s all this about a Tame Past?,” book conference on Robert Gordon’s Taming the Past: Essays on Law in History and History in Law, Stanford University Law School, Stanford, CA, Jan. 12, 2018

• Attended Annual Conference on Constitutional Law, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Mar. 15–16, 2018

Susan Rose-Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• Workshop, Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Project, Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University, “Citizens and Technocrats: Trust, Public Participation, and Government Legitimacy,” Feb. 9, 2018

• “Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform, STIAS Public Lecture, Stellenbosch University, Feb. 20, 2018


Corruption in State Administration, in Jennifer Arlen ed., The Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing (Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018) (With Tina Søreide)

Honesty and Trust in Old and New Democracies: Challenges and Disappointments, Acta Oeconomica 68(s1): 153–160 (2018) [special issue in honor of Janós Kornai’s 90th birthday]

Democratic Legitimacy and Executive Rulemaking: Positive Political Theory in Comparative Public Law, in Joana Mendes and Ingo Venzke eds., Allocating Authority: Who Should Do What in European and International Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2018) pp. 29–52

other professional highlights

• Fellow, Stellenbosch Institute of Advanced Study (STIAS), Stellenbosch, South Africa, Jan. 15–Mar. 12, 2018

• Visiting Professor, Schools of Law and Humanities and Social Sciences, Queen Mary University London, Mar. 28–June 1, 2018

David N. Schleicher

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, Symposium on Fiscal Distress, UConn School of Law, Sept. 15, 2017

• Panelist, "The Future of the Sharing Economy,” Yahoo! Finance All Markets Summit, Oct. 25, 2017

• Commentator on Presentation on pensions by Teresa Ghillarducci, Yale Law School, Nov. 9, 2017

• "Junk Cities: Resolving Insolvency Crises in Overlapping Local Governments,” Columbia Legal Theory Workshop,” Feb. 26, 2018

• “Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability,” NYU Marron Institute, Feb. 27, 2018

• Panelist, Economics of Infrastructure, NBER, Mar. 2, 2018


Surreply: How and Why We Should Become Un-Stuck!, 127 Yale L.J F. 571 (2018)

Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stability, 127 Yale L.J. 78 (2017)

other professional highlights

• Work featured in Reihan Salam, A Single Solution for New York’s Two Biggest Problems, The Atlantic, Apr. 11, 2018, available at https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/04/mta-zba/557702/

• Work featured in Liz Farmer, In World's Most Expensive City for Building, an Attempt to Lower Costs, Governing Magazine, Mar. 7, 2018 (discussing Schleicher’s work on subway construction costs)

• Work featured in Jennifer Rubin, Getting America on the move requires Americans to move, Wash.Post, Jan. 25, 2017

• A guest on Ricochet Podcast with James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, Jan. 25, 2017

• Work featured in Free exchange: Why driverless cars may mean jams tomorrow, The Economist, Jan. 19, 2017 (discussing Schleicher’s work on regulation of the sharing economy and driverless cars)

• Work featured in Brian Rosenthal, The Most Expensive Mile of Subway Track on Earth, N.Y. Times, Dec. 28, 2017

• Work featured in Emily Badger, What Happened to the American Boomtown?, N.Y. Times, Dec. 6, 2017

• Work featured in Ilya Somin, The Left Reconsiders Zoning, Wash. Post, Nov. 21, 2017

• Work featured in Brink Lindsay and Steve Teles, How the State Can Make Inequality Worse, The Nation, Nov. 21, 2017

• Work Featured in Henry Grabar, What Texas Can Teach Democrats About Defending Sanctuary Cities, Slate, Nov. 9, 2017

• Work Featured in Brittany Jones-Cooper, How Airbnb and Uber are redistributing wealth in America, Yahoo! Finance, Oct. 25, 2017

• Work featured in Globalisation has marginalised many regions in the rich world, The Economist, Oct. 21, 2017

Peter H. Schuck

lectures and addresses

• "One Nation Undecided,” book talk, Westport, CT

• "Affirmative Action," UCLA Law School

• Moderated panel, William F. Buckley Program, Yale College

• Immigration debate with Mark Krikorian, New York, NY

• Journalists' conference call on CFPB leadership crisis, Consumer Finance Protection Board

• Podcast interview on "One Nation Undecided," Liberty Fund

• Immigration policy debate, Columbia Business School

• Free speech on campus, Claremont McKenna College

• “One Nation Undecided,” University of San Diego Law School


• Review of Peter J. Spiro, At Home in Two Countries, J. Soc. Hist., Vol. 51, Feb. 2018, pp. 654–656

• Review of David Mayhew, The Imprint of Congress, New Rambler

Five Weaknesses of Tribal Politics, Minding the Campus, Mar. 12, 2018

What Professors Ought to Tell Students, Minding the Campus, Feb. 8, 2018

• Redistricting Roundtable, The Ballot Bulletin

Thinking Clearly about Sexual Harassment, Huffington Post

The Widening Gap Between Our Politics and Our Civil Society, Huffington Post

Why the ‘Diversity Lottery’ Needs to End, N.Y. Times

Free Speech on Campus: Where are the Adults in the Room?, Minding the Campus, Oct. 23, 2017

Vicki Schultz

lectures and addresses

• "Sexual Harassment Law in the Age of #MeToo,” Faculty Workshop, Vanderbilt Law School, Apr. 12, 2018

• “Sexual Harassment Law in the Age of #MeToo,” Equal Pay Day event, Yale Law School, Apr. 10, 2018

• “Reconceptualizing Sexual Harassment, Again,” presented at panel on Relationships in Employment Discrimination Law, 2018 Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Jan. 5, 2018

selected media appearances

• Interviewed in Leah Fessler, You’ve Probably Signed Away Your Sexual Harassment Civil Rights at Work, Quartz at work, Apr. 5, 2018, available at


• Quoted in Terry DeMio and Kate Murphy, When Does Bad Behavior Turn Into Sexual Harassment, Cincinnati Enquirer, Feb. 28, 2018, available at


• Quoted in Brett Anderson, After John Besh Fallout, Many Hoping For Civilized Change in Restaurant Industry, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Dec. 30, 2017, available at http://www.nola.com/dining/index.ssf/2017/12/will_john_besh_sexual_harassme.html

• Quoted in Anna Dorn, Workplace Sexual Harassment Law: A Primer, Medium, Dec. 22, 2017, available at


• Quoted in Susan Seager, Why Did Bill O’Reilly Pay $32 Million? One Accusation May Be Key, The Wrap, Oct. 23, 2017, available at https://www.thewrap.com/bill-oreilly-fox-news-lis-wiehl-sexual-harassment-nonconsensual-sex/

• Discussed in Elizabeth C. Tippett, What Post-Weinstein Hollywood Can Learn from ‘90s Sexual Harassment Training, The Conversation, Oct. 17, 2017, available at http://theconversation.com/what-post-weinstein-hollywood-can-learn-from-90s-sexual-harassment-training-85874


Reva Siegel


Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking (with Brest, Levinson, Balkin & Amar) (7th ed., 2018)

Cutler Lecture: Pregnancy as a Normal Condition of Employment: Comparative and Role-Based Accounts of Discrimination, 58 Wm & Mary L. Rev. 971 (2018)

Community in Conflict: Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash, 64 U.C.L.A. L. Rev. 1728 (2017)

lectures and addresses

• Northwestern University Law Review’s 2017 Symposium: “’A Fear of Too Much Justice’? Equal Protection and the Social Sciences 30 Years After McCleskey v. Kemp,” Opening Address: “Blind Justice: Why the Court Refused to Accept Statistical Evidence of Discriminatory Purpose in McCleskey v. Kemp—And Some Pathways for Change," Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, Oct. 20, 2017

• American Society of Legal History Annual Meetings, Roundtable: “Making Reproductive Rights Law from Griswold to Whole Woman’s Health,” Las Vegas, NV, Oct. 27, 2017

• American Constitution Society Progressive Scholarship Workshop. Presented manuscript of “ProChoiceLife: Asking Who Protects Life and How—and Why It Matters In Law and Politics,” Yale Law School, Nov. 9, 2017

• Yale Law School 7th Annual Doctoral Scholarship Conference, Keynote on “Conscience Wars in Transnational Perspective—Religious Accommodation, and its Limits, in a Pluralist Society.” Nov. 10, 2017

• Reviewed Nelson Tebbe, Religious Freedom in an Egalitarian Age (2017) in a program celebrating publication of the book, Cornell Law School, Nov. 17, 2017

• Ran a working conference for contributors to the forthcoming volume Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (with Melissa Murray & Kate Shaw, 2019); Presented the draft manuscript of The Unfinished Story of Roe v. Wade, Yale Law School, Nov. 30–Dec. 1.

• Inaugural Conference, ICON Chapter, Mexico, “Constitutional Culture and Gender: 100 Years of the Mexican Constitution,” drawing on “Community in Conflict: Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash,” discussed the concept of constitutional culture as a tool for comparative and transnational analysis, ITAM, Mexico City,

Dec. 4, 2018

• American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting, American Constitution Society New Scholarship Workshop, commented on Christopher Schmidt’s “Section 5's Forgotten Years: Congressional Power to Enforce the Fourteenth Amendment Before Katzenbach v. Morgan,” San Diego, CA, Jan. 4, 2018

• American Association of Law Schools Annual Meeting Women in Legal Education Luncheon, spoke in memory of Herma Hill Kay, San Diego, CA, Jan. 6, 2018

• “Celebrating Bob Gordon’s Taming of the Past,” Panel on Legal Histories, “’Critical Legal Histories’ and Law’s (In)determinacy,” Stanford Law School, Jan. 13

• Loyola Law School. Presented manuscript of “ProChoiceLife: Asking Who Protects Life and How­—and Why It Matters In Law and Politics.” Feb. 22, 2018

• New York Historical Society, Center for Women’s History. Max Conference on Women’s History, Sex and the Constitution, moderated and spoke at panel on Changing Precedent, Mar. 4, 2018

• Cardozo Law School and Columbia Law School Colloquium on Citizenship, Religion, Identity, Cardozo Law School, discussed manuscript of Conscience Wars in Transnational Perspective: Religious Liberty, Third-Party Harm, and Pluralism (with Doug NeJaime), Mar. 8, 2018

• Spoke at Roundtable on Future of Roe, Columbia Law School, Apr. 2, 2018

• Liman Colloquium: Who Pays? Fines, Fees, Bail, and the Costs of Courts, participated in Panel 3, Legal Theories of Mandates for Change, “How the Fines and Fees Mobilization Might Change Equal Protection Law,” Yale Law School, Apr. 6, 2018

other professional highlights

• Elected to the American Philosophical Society

Kate Stith

lectures and addresses

• “The Sentencing Guidelines at Age 30,” Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, NY, Oct. 23, 2017

• “Common Ground on Criminal Justice Reform,” Yale Law School, Nov. 1, 2017

• “Roundtable: Restoration of Rights and Opportunities,” American Law Institute/National Conference of State Legislatures, Washington, DC, Jan. 12, 2018

• “A Conversation with Chief Judge Merrick Garland,” Yale Law School, Mar. 1, 2018

• "Sentencing Reform from the Bench,” New York University Annual Survey of American Law, New York, NY, Mar. 26, 2018

• ACS and Capital Assistance Project, Yale Law School “Brandon Garrett and The End of the Rope,” Apr. 6, 2018

other professional highlights

• Tapping Reeve Legal Educator Award, Connecticut Bar Association, Apr. 12, 2018

• Letter to ABA from CT Committee on Professional Ethics on proposed revisions to Model Rules of Professional Responsibility 7.1, 7.2, and 7.3, Feb. 21, 2018

• Yale University Press Board of Governors

• The Green Bag, Editorial Advisory Board

• Federal Sentencing Reporter, Advisory Board

Tom R. Tyler

lectures and addresses

• "Criminal Justice Reform,” Keynote speaker at a conference on Cognition and Justice at Interdisciplinary Program in Cognitive Science, Georgetown University, Oct. 26, 2017

• “Reimagining Criminal Justice,” Political Science Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, Nov. 10, 2017

• “What Role Should Social Science Play in Law?,” Graduate Student Workshop, Australia-New Zealand Conference on Law and Society, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Dec. 5, 2017

• “Reimagining Criminal Justice,” Keynote speaker, Australia-New Zealand Conference on Law and Society, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, Dec. 7, 2017


Why Children Follow Rules (with Rick Trinkner) (Oxford University Press, 2018)

Can the Police Enhance their Popular Legitimacy through Their Conduct?, Illinois L. Rev., 2017(5), 1971–2008 (2017)

Race and Recession: Effects of Economic Scarcity on Racial Discrimination (with A. Krosch & D.M. Amodio), J. Personality & Social Psychology 113(6), 892–909 (2017)

Empirical Research in Law, Utrecht L. Rev. 13(3), 130–141 (2017)

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

Psychology and the Deterrence of Corporate Crime, in J. Arlen and N.Z. Paige eds., Research Handbook on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing (Edward Elgar, 2018)

James Q. Whitman

lectures and addresses

• Le Modèle Américain d'Hitler, Paris, Sorbonne


Hitlers Amerikanisches Vorbild (Beck, 2018), translation of Hitler's American Model

• Le Modèle Américain d'Hitler (Armand Colin, 2018), translation of Hitler's American Model

Trump’s Quest to Make America White Again, Project Syndicate


Michael J. Wishnie

lectures and addresses

• "Litigation to Challenge Immigration Enforcement at State Courthouses,” Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, CA (2018)

• “The DACA Litigation: Report from the Field,” Harvard University DACA Seminar Series, Cambridge, MA (2018)

• “The Civil Rights of Veterans,” Buck Colbert Franklin Memorial Civil Rights Lecture, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK (2018)

• “Serving While LGBTQ,” New York Legal Assistance Group, New York, NY (2018)

• “The Night of the Muslim Ban,” Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service, Congregation Mishkan Israel, Hamden, CT (2018)

other professional highlights

Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen, ___ F.Supp. 3d ___, 2017 WL 5201116 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 9, 2017) (granting in part and denying in part government motion to dismiss challenge to termination of DACA program for young immigrants)

In re Nielsen, No. 17-3345 (2d. Cir.), Order (Dec. 27, 2017) (denying government petition for mandamus to stay discovery and completion of administrative record in challenge to DACA termination)

Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen, 279 F.Supp. 3d 401 (E.D.N.Y. 2018) (entering nation-wide preliminary injunction against termination of DACA)

Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen, 291 F.Supp.3d 260 (EDNY 2018) (denying government motion to dismiss in part and holding plaintiffs stated claims that DACA termination violates equal protection and procedural due process)

NAACP v. Bureau of the Census, No. 8:18-cv-891-PWG (D.Mary. filed Mar. 28, 2018) (suit challenging plans for conduct of 2020 census as creating imminent risk of unconstitutional undercount of African-American and other communities of color)

• 2017 Honoree, Make the Road–New York Power Award, to the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic

• Connecticut Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Paul J. McQuillan Public Service Award, to the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic

John Fabian Witt

lectures and addresses

• "Writing in Hollywood," Davenport College Tea with Chris Keyser of the Writers’ Guild of America West, Oct. 23, 2017

• Commentator, “Author Meets readers: Laura Weinrib’s The Taming of Free Speech: America’s Civil Liberties Compromise," American Society for Legal Historians, Oct. 27, 2017

• Expert Witness, University of Pennsylvania Inns of Court Mock Trial: United States v. Robert E. Lee, Nov. 9, 2017

• “The American Fund: A Story of Money and Politics,” Stanford Philanthropy and Civil Society Faculty Forum, Jan. 11, 2018

• Chair and Panelist, “The Common Law Tradition,” Conference on Robert Gordon’s book, Taming the Past, Stanford Law School, Jan 13, 2018

• “The Effects of Unauthorized Status on Child and Youth Development,” Davenport College Tea with Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Jan. 25, 2018

• “Manhattan Beach,” Davenport College Tea with Jennifer Egan, Jan. 30, 2018

• “The Fund: A Story of Money and Democracy in America,” Legal History Workshop, Harvard Law School, Feb. 15, 2018

• ""The American Century and the Trump Challenge,” Davenport College Tea with Ambassador Daniel Fried, Feb. 22, 2018

• Panelist, “Race and Citizenship in the Civil War and Reconstruction,” War in Law and Literature Conference, University of Chicago Law School, Feb. 23, 2018

• Panelist, “The Fourteenth Amendment as an Ending,” Many 14th Amendments, University of Miami Law School, Mar. 1–3, 2018

• “Y2Y and Youth Homelessness,” Davenport College Tea with Sam Greenberg and Sarah Rosenkrantz, Mar. 29, 2018

• “Color, Class, and the Conservative Future,” Davenport College Tea with Reihan Salam, Apr. 2, 2018

• "Epistemic Institutions,” Yale MacMillan Center Conference on the 1920s, Apr. 13, 2018