Summer 2019 Faculty Activities

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Summer 2019 Faculty Activities

Bruce Ackerman


Bruce Ackerman on Trump’s State of Emergency, France 24, Feb. 14, 2019

Partial U.S. Shutdown a Genuine Tragedy: Yale Professor, Bloomberg, Jan. 8, 2019

Can Trump Order the Military to Build a Border Wall?, CTV News, Jan. 7, 2019

The Government Shut-down, France 24, Jan. 6, 2019

No, Trump Cannot Declare an ‘Emergency’ to Build His Wall, N.Y. Times, Jan. 5, 2019

Trust in the Justices of the Supreme Court is Waning. Here are Three Ways to Fortify the Court, L.A. Times, Dec. 20, 2018

Face à Trump, comment l’Europe peut protége l’OTAN (How Europe Can Save NATO from Trump), Le Monde, Dec. 18, 2018

The President Has Entirely Too Many Lawyers (And Not Just This President), White House Watch, Oct. 18, 2018

The Cooperation of Polish and American Defenders of Constitutional Democracy is the Foundation of Polish National Security, Gazeta Wyborcza, Oct. 17, 2018

Is Britain Ready for a Constitutional Convention? A Rejoinder, The Political Quarterly, Sept. 28, 2018

Withheld Kavanaugh Documents Are a Constitutional Crisis in the Making, Huff. Post, Sept. 5, 2018

Trump Can’t Make War Whenever He Likes, N.Y. Times, Apr. 16, 2018

How to Have a Serious Referendum on Brexit and Avoid a Rerun of the Original (with Sir Julian Legrand), LSE British Public Policy, Mar. 31, 2018

The President Has Too Much Power to Make War, Lit Hub, Mar. 8, 2018

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), Sacramento Bee, Jan. 29, 2018

How to Stop Trump Blowing It Up, N.Y. Review of Books, Nov. 28, 2017

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

The Case for Constitutional Reform in Poland, YaleGlobal Online, Sept. 28, 2017

Unilateral Rocket Man, Slate, Sept. 21, 2017

Ian Ayres

lectures and addresses

• Commentator, Law and Economics Co-authors Conference, Yale Law School, Jan. 23, 2019


Social Security Plus (with Jacob Hacker), 26 Elder L.J. 261 (2019)

Alpha Duties: The Search For Excess Returns and Appropriate Fiduciary Duties (with Edward Fox), 97 Tex. L. Rev. 445 (2019)

Theodicy, in Beyond One L (Nancy Levit & Allen Rostron eds., (Carolina Academic Press, 2019)

Most New Year’s Resolutions Fail. If You Want Yours to Succeed, Put Some Money Behind It, L.A. Times, Jan. 1, 2019

Save a Grandma. Get Your Flu Shot, L.A. Times, Nov. 12, 2018

The U.S. Is in a State of Perpetual Minority Rule (with Daniel Markovits), Wash. Post, Nov. 8, 2018

other professional highlights

• Joined Governing Board of Callisto, a sexual assault reporting platform

Jack M. Balkin

lectures and addresses

• Conference on Social Media, St. John's University Manhattan Campus, NYC, Oct. 25, 2018 discussion with Ben Smith (Buzzfeed) and Josh Marshall (Talking Points Memo)

• Keynote Address, "Fixing Social Media," UVa Conference on Digital Democracy, Jan. 25th, 2019, Charlottesville, VA

• "Democracy and Dysfunction," Future of Liberal Democracy Conference, University of Texas Austin, Feb. 21, 2019, Austin, TX


• Free Speech is a Triangle, 118 Colum. L. Rev. 2011 (2018)

Fixing Social Media’s Grand Bargain, Hoover Working Group on National Security, Technology, and Law, Aegis Series Paper No. 1814 (Oct. 16, 2018), available at https://www.lawfareblog.com/advanced-persistent-manipulators-and-social-media-nationalism-national-security-world-audiences

The Recent Unpleasantness: Understanding the Cycles of Constitutional Time, 94 Ind. L.J. 253 (2019)

The First Amendment in the Second Gilded Age, 66 Buffalo L. Rev. 979 (2018)

Monica C. Bell

lectures and addresses

• "Located Institutions," Cornell Joint Policy Analysis and Management & Population Center Seminar, Apr. 10, 2019

• "Located Institutions," Harvard Law School Criminal Justice Workshop, Mar. 27, 2019

• "Safety, Friendship, and Dreams," Presidential Panel: Race, Space, and Violence: New Research in Criminal Justice, Eastern Sociological Society, Mar. 16, 2019

• "Safety, Friendship, and Dreams," University of Denver Sturm College of Law Faculty Colloquium, Mar. 7, 2019

• "Safety, Friendship, and Dreams," Tulane Law School Intellectual Life Speaker Series, Feb. 27, 2019

• Furman University, Black History Month Lecturer & Guest Speaker, Department of Politics & International Affairs, Feb. 20, 2019

• "Safety, Friendship, and Dreams," University of Southern California School of Law Faculty Workshop, Jan. 24, 2019

• "Police Discretion & Legal Estrangement," National Network for Safe Communities at John Jay College, Working Session on Police Discretion, Feb. 6, 2018

• "Policing & Legal Estrangement: A View from the United States," American University of Paris, Department of History, Law, and Society, Dec. 12, 2018

• "Policing and Legal Estrangement," Linking the Past and Present: Addressing the Harm of Racial Violence by Law Enforcement, National Network for Safe Communities, Oct. 21, 2018


The Dynamics of Policing and Segregation by Race and Class, in The Dream Revisited: Contemporary Debates About Housing, Segregation, and Opportunity 155 (Ingrid Gould Ellen & Justin Steil eds., Columbia University Press, 2019)

other professional highlights

• Yale Law Women Faculty Excellence Award, 2019

• Harvard Law School Annual International Women’s Day Honoree, 2019

• Finalist, Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for best article published in Social Service Review, 2019

• Advisory Committee for the Evaluation of the New York City Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety, 2019-2020

• Harry S. Truman Scholarship, Regional Interview Panel, 2019

• Harry S. Truman Scholarship, Finalist Selection Committee, 2019

Guido Calabresi

lectures and addresses

• Delivered the Inaugural Frank M. Johnson, Jr., Lecture at the Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr., School of Law, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Jan. 25, 2019

• Lectured to doctoral students and to students of the Instituto Universitario di Studi Superiori dell’Ateneo di Firenze (IUSSAF), University of Florence, on the origins of Law and Economic Analysis and its future, Mar. 11, 2019

• Gave the lead talk at a conference at the University of Padua, “Doctors & Law, is it possible for them to understand each other?,” Mar. 19, 2019

• Spoke to doctoral students at the University of Padua on “The Future of Law and Economics,” Mar. 20, 2019

• Presented the movie, The Garden of the Finzi-Contini, and spoke about the underlying book by Giorgio Bassani to the Koerner Fellowship at the Henry Koerner Center at Yale, Mar. 29, 2019


• Written remarks read at a conference in Florence titled "L’emigrazione intellettuale dall’Italia fascista," Dec. 18, 2018

Foreward, in Don't Take It Seriously: Essays in Law and Economics in Honour of Roger Van den Bergh xiii (Michael Faure et. al. eds., 2018)

Roberto Pardolesi: Scholar, Teacher, Friend, in Giurisprudenza e Autorità Indipendenti nell’Epoca del Diritto Liquido: Studi in Onore di Roberto Pardolesi xiii (Di Ciommo & Troiano eds., 2018)

Reflections of a Torts Teacher on the Bench, 11 J. Tort L. 161 (2018)

Developing Appropriate Standards for Achieving Diversity in Faculty Appointments, 87 Fordham L. Rev. 959 (2018)

other professional highlights

• Received the Learned Hand Medal for Excellence in Federal Jurisprudence awarded at the Federal Bar Council’s Law Day Dinner, New York, May 2, 2019

Dennis E. Curtis

professional highlights

• Appointed to the Federal Grievance Committee, United States District Court, District of Connecticut, Dec. 2018

• Amici Curiae Brief for Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and Washington Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs, in support of appellant and reversal (No. 17-3997) in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, on Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, Alexander Salvagno v. Director, Federal Bureau of Prisons (Dec. 19, 2018)

Fiona M. Doherty

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, Cutting Edge Clinics, Yale Law School, Oct. 2018

• Moderator, Panel on Vocation and Calling, Symposium on the Teaching and Advocacy of Jean Koh Peters, Yale Law School, Nov. 2018

• Panelist, Clinical Legal Education and Pedagogy, Law Review Symposium, Louisiana State University Law School, Feb. 2019

• Moderator and Commentator, Creating New Data: The Impact of Law School Research, Liman Colloquium, Yale Law School, Apr. 2019

• Panelist, The Path to the Academy, Yale Law School, Apr. 2019

other professional highlights

• Service on the Criminal Justice Policy Committee for the Lamont/Bysiewicz Gubernatorial Transition

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


Robert C. Ellickson

lectures and addresses

• Presentations of The Zoning Strait-Jacket: Evidence from Silicon Valley, Greater New Haven, and Greater Austin:

- University of Texas School of Law, Faculty Colloquium, Austin TX, Nov. 1, 2018;

- Harvard Law School, Law and Economics Seminar, Cambridge MA, Nov. 6, 2018;

- Stanford Law School, Law and Economics Seminar, Stanford CA, Nov. 15, 2018;

- Yale Law School, Faculty Workshop, New Haven CT, Dec. 3, 2018

• Yale Law Urbanists conference, Chartering the City, moderator of panel on “Learning from the City — Law and Local Participation,” Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Feb. 8, 2019

• Participant in seminar on Foundations of Law and Economics, co-sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for Private Law and the Institut Michel Villey, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris 2, Paris, France, June 26-27, 2018


The Damage Inflicted by French Rent Controls between 1914 and 1948, Métropolitiques, Feb. 28, 2019 (with David Le Bris; also published in French)

Daniel C. Esty

lectures and addresses

• “Rising Interest in Sustainable Investing and Environmental, Social, Governance Metrics,” American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico, Feb. 19, 2019

• “The Labyrinth of Sustainability: Green Business Lessons from Latin American Corporate Leaders,” EGADE Business School, Mexico City, Mexico, Feb. 18, 2019

• The Labyrinth of Sustainability: Green Business Lessons from Latin American Corporate Leaders,” Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, DC, Feb. 13, 2019

• “Delivering Sustainability Across Latin America: Can Corporations Fill the Gap?,” The Atlantic Council, Washington, DC, Feb. 12, 2019

• “Red Lights to Green Lights: Toward an Innovation-Oriented Sustainability Strategy,” Yale Environmental Dialogue Symposium, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Feb. 8, 2019

• “Pathways to a Sustainable Future,” Yale Club of New Haven, New Haven, CT, Dec. 11, 2018

• “Red Lights to Green Lights: From 20th Century Environmental Regulation to 21st Century Sustainability,” Sustainable, Responsible, and Impact Investing Conference, Colorado Springs, CO, Nov. 3, 2018

• "ESG Standards: Looming Challenges and Pathways Forward,” Yale Initiative for Sustainable Finance, New Haven, CT, Nov. 2, 2018

• “The 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement: From Breakdown to Breakthrough,” United Nations Day Connecticut, Avon, CT, Oct. 27, 2018


The Labyrinth of Sustainability: Green Business Lessons from Latin American Corporate Leaders (Daniel C. Esty ed.) New Haven: (Anthem Press 2019)

Free Trade and Environmental Protection, in The Global Environment, 5th edition, (Regina S. Axelrod & Stacy D. VanDeveer eds.) Washington, DC: Sage Publishing (2019)

Harnessing Investor Interest in Sustainability: The Next Frontier in Environmental Information Regulation (with Quentin Karpilow), Yale J. Reg. Volume 36, Issue 2 (2019)

Compromise and the Art of the Deal, Our Daily Planet, Dec. 15, 2018

A Tribute to One of My Environmental Heroes: President George H.W. Bush, Our Daily Planet, Dec. 4, 2018

Owen M. Fiss


The Accumulation of Disadvantages, 106 Cal. L. Rev. 1945 (2018)

Political Freedom and the Power of the Purse, Vol. 9 (2), Maasei Mishapt, p. 243 (in Hebrew)

Catedra Alfonsin, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Dec. 11, 2018

Letter to the Editor (Arguing Affirmative Action), N.Y. Rev. of Books, Vol. 66, No. 2, pg. 41-42 (Feb. 7, 2019)

other professional highlights

• Moderator, Panel Discussion, “Venezuela on the Edge,” Feb. 12, 2019

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

• Co-director, Yale Law School Middle East Legal Studies Seminar Conference, “The Mantle Of The Law. Who Wears It? Who Is Entitled To Wear It? What Power Does It Contain?,” Tunis, Tunisia, Jan. 4-6, 2019

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

• Board of Directors, Libraries Without Borders

James Forman, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Greenbelt Cultural Center—Criminal Justice Forum Lecture, Chicago, IL, Oct. 19, 2018

• George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, Oct. 25, 2018

• 2018 Juvenile Defender Leadership Summit, St. Paul, MN, Oct. 27, 2018

• Berkeley Law School—Jorde Symposium, Berkeley, CA, Nov. 1, 2018

• Watson Institute for International & Public Affairs, Brown University, Providence, RI, Nov. 8, 2018

• Georgetown Law, Washington, DC, Nov. 15, 2018

• Dillard University, New Orleans, LA, Nov. 29, 2018

• Central Synagogue, New York, NY, Dec. 10, 2018

• City Arts & Lectures, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 13, 2018

• SNCC (The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), Washington, DC, Jan. 17, 2019

• Martin Luther King, Jr. Lecture, Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, CT, Jan. 20, 2019

• Martin Luther King Jr. Keynote Lecture, Donia Human Rights Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Jan. 24, 2019

• 2017 Hooks National Book Award, University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, Jan. 31, 2019

• Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore, MD, Feb. 2, 2019

• 2019 Racial Justice Network convening, New Orleans, LA, Feb. 7, 2019

• The Ethics of Now with Adriane Lentz-Smith sponsored by The Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University, Durham, NC, Feb. 15, 2019

• CASE Conference, Keynote Speaker, Chicago, IL, Feb. 22, 2019

• New America 20th anniversary event, New York, NY, Feb. 25, 2019

• Federal Defenders Conference, San Diego, CA, Feb. 28, 2019

• Ohio Justice & Policy Center annual event, Cincinnati, OH, Mar. 7, 2019

• Jorde Symposium, NYU Law School, New York, NY, Mar. 14, 2019

• Dr. John & Liz Murray Lecture, Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA, Mar. 21, 2019

• Notre Dame High School, West Haven, CT, Apr. 10, 2019

• Mansfield Lecture, Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL, Apr. 11, 2019

• Philanthropy Roundtable, Tacoma, WA, Apr. 18, 2019


The Democratic Candidates Should Tell Us Now Who They’ll Put on the Supreme Court, N.Y. Times, Mar. 10, 2019

Heather K. Gerken

lectures and addresses

• “Federalism in the 21st Century,” Hauenstein Center, Grand Rapids, MI, Sept. 2018

• “A Conversation about Federalism with Dean Heather Gerken and Judge Jeff Sutton,” Aspen Institute Justice and Society Program, New York, NY, Oct. 2018

• Federalism in the Era of Trump: Resistance, Reform, and Compromise, Princeton University, May 2018

• The Sibley Lecture, “The Lessons of Lawyering: Why Ours is an Honorable Profession,” University of Georgia Law School, Apr. 2018

• One Person, One Vote, The Eric Holder Initiative, Columbia University, New York, NY


The Discursive Benefits of Structure: Federalism and the First Amendment, in The Free Speech Century (eds. Bollinger & Stone 2019)

other professional highlights

• Trustee, Mellon Foundation


Abbe R. Gluck

lectures and addresses

• Co-Convenor, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics in Medicine Conference (with Jack Balkin), Yale Law School, Nov. 2018

• Speaker, ISPS 50th Anniversary Conference, Advancing Evidence-based Health Policy, Yale University, Dec. 2018

• Moderator/CoPanelist, The Inevitable “Failure” of Virtual Medicine with Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, Yale Law School, Feb. 2019


Health Care Federalism and Next Steps in Health Reform (with Nicole Huberfeld) 46:4 J. L., Med. & Ethics 841 (Dec. 2018)

All the Things You Don’t Realize are in the ACA and Now Could Vanish, Take Care Blog (Dec. 2018)

Medical-Legal Partnership: Lessons from Five Diverse MLPs in New Haven, Connecticut (with Emily A. Benfer & Katherine L. Kraschel), 46 J. L., Med. & Ethics 602 (Oct. 2018)

Argument preview: Requiring notice and comment under the Medicare statute (with Anne Joseph O’connell), available at https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/01/argument-preview-requiring-notice-and-comment-under-the-medicare-statute/

Argument analysis: Justices grapple with notice-and-comment rulemaking for Medicare and beyond (with Anne Joseph O’Connell), available at https://www.scotusblog.com/2019/01/argument-analysis-justices-grapple-with-notice-and-comment-rulemaking-for-medicare-and-beyond/

What the Lawless Obamacare Ruling Means (with Jonathan H. Adler), N.Y. Times (Dec. 2018)

Don't Sentence Prisoners to Addiction (with Kate Stith, Michael Linden (YLS ’19) & Sam Marullo (YLS ’20)), Wall St. J. (Dec. 2018)

The Ticking Time Bomb Under Obamacare (with Erica Turret (YLS ’20)), N.Y. Times (Dec. 2018)

other professional highlights

Texas v. United States of America, Brief of Amici Curiae Jonathan H. Adler, Nicholas Bagley, Abbe R. Gluck, Ilya Somin, and Kevin C. Walsh in Support of Intervenors-Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for Preliminary Injunction (2018)

• Appointed Professor of Medicine General (Internal Medicine), Yale Medical School, Mar. 2019


Oona A. Hathaway

lectures and addresses

• First: A Conversation with author Evan Thomas, Lawyers for the Library Dinner, New York Public Library, New York, NY, Apr. 4, 2019

• Keynote Address, “Sovereignty Remade: How the ‘Internationalists’ Transformed the International Legal Order,” St. Louis University School of Law, Mar. 29, 2019

• “Strategic Initiatives,” American Society of International Law Executive Council, Washington, DC, Mar. 28, 2019

• “Bridging the Divide,” Yale Cyber Leadership Forum, New Haven, CT, Mar. 1, 2019

• “Is there a Legal Basis for Continuing Use of Force in Syria?,” CPC Peace and Security Task Force Briefing on Syria, Washington, DC, Jan. 29, 2019

• “The Internationalists,” Expert Roundtable on China and the Future of the International Legal Order, Columbia University, New York, NY, Nov. 11, 2018

• 90th Anniversary of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, Brazil Mission, United Nations Headquarters, New York, NY, Oct. 22, 2018


Yemen: Is the U.S. Breaking the Law?, Harv. Nat'l Security Rev. (with Srinath Kethireddy, Alexandra Francis, Alyssa Yamamoto & Aaron Haviland) (2019)

What is a War Crime?, Yale J. Int'l L. (with Paul Strauch, Beatrice Walton & Zoe Weinberg) (2019)

International Law and Its Transformation Through the Outlawry of War (with Scott Shapiro), International Affairs (Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Response to Critics (with Scott Shapiro), Global Constitutionalism, Vol. 7, No. 3 (2018) (responding to submissions to an Agora on The Internationalists, in Global Constitutionalism)

other professional highlights

• Counselor to the Dean, Yale Law School

• Vice President, American Society of International Law

• Appointed to ABA Working Group on Proxy Warfare

• Faculty Director, 2019 Yale Cyber Leadership Forum

Paul W. Kahn

lectures and addresses

• Genest Lecture 2018, “Popular Sovereignty and the Rule of Law in the Age of Trump,” Osgoode Hall, Toronto, Nov. 19, 2018

• “A Political Theology of Joy and Evil,” Conference on Joy, Justice, and Bondage, Yale Divinity School, Nov. 9, 2018

• “How Flexible is the U.S. Constitution?,” Address to the League of Women Voters, Guilford, CT

• Talk on “Making the Case” and Latin American Judges, Yale Law School, Feb. 6, 2019


El liberalism en su lugar (Spanish translation of Putting Liberalism in its Place)

National Emergency Funding of Border Wall is Unconstitutional (with Kiel Brennan-Marquez), The Hill, Mar. 13, 2019


Amy Kapczynski

lectures and addresses

• Paper presentation: “Republicanism and Liberalism in Intellectual Property: Towards a Political Economy Approach,” American Bar Foundation Speaker Series, Chicago, IL, Nov. 14, 2018

• Georgetown Law School-Cornell Tech Workshop on the Political Economy of Data, Washington, DC, Dec. 3, 2018

• Workshop on “The U.S. Government’s Contribution to Transformative Research,” Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, Boston, MA, Dec. 10-11, 2018

• Paper presentation: “The Lochnerized First Amendment and the FDA: Toward a More Democratic Political Economy,” University of Michigan Public Law Workshop, Ann Arbor, MI, Feb. 12, 2019

• Workshop on “A New Paradigm for Political Economy,” Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, NM, Feb. 14-15, 2019

• Panelist, “The Relationship of Funders and the Academy in Institutionalizing Law School Engagement,” Liman Colloquium, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Mar. 29, 2019

• “The Political Economy of Technology,” Law and International Development Symposium, Harvard Law School, Boston, MA, Apr. 4, 2019

• Panelist, “AI and the Legal Sphere,” Computation and Society Conference, Yale University, New Haven, CT, Apr. 5, 2019


The Lochnerized First Amendment and the FDA: Toward a More Democratic Political Economy, 118 Colum. L. Rev. Forum 179 (2018)

Other professional highlights

• Congressional Testimony, House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee Hearing on “Promoting Competition to Lower Medicare Drug Prices,” Washington, DC, Mar. 7, 2019

Harold Hongju Koh

lectures and addresses

• "The Trump Administration and International Law,” Canisius College, Buffalo, NY, Mar. 28, 2019

• “The New Congress and US Foreign Policy,” America’s Role in the World Conference, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, Mar. 21, 2019

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” University of Nottingham Faculty of Law, Nottingham, UK, Mar. 13, 2019

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London, UK, Mar. 6, 2019

• “From 9/11 to 11/9: The Yale Law School Clinics and the Rule of Law in the Age of Trump,” Yale Law School Alumni Association, New York, NY, Feb. 6, 2019

• “Interpreting the 25th Amendment: Major Controversies,” 25th Amendment Conference, Bliss Institute, Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH, Jan. 25, 2019

• “Questions and Answers about The Trump Administration and International Law,” Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge, UK, Jan. 15, 2019

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Grotius Centre, University of Leiden, The Hague, The Netherlands, Jan. 9, 2019

• “American Schools of International Law,” Keynote Lecture, Inaugural Winter Session, Hague Academy of International Law, Jan. 7, 2019

• Lantos Rule of Law Lecture, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, Dec. 10, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, Dec. 6, 2018

• “The ‘New’ New Haven School of International Law,” American Constitution Society Colloquium on Legal Scholarship, Yale Law School, Dec. 3, 2018

• “A Conversation with Ted Frank about Frank v. Gaos,” Federalist Society, Yale Law School, Nov. 30, 2018

• "Presidential Power to Terminate International Agreements,” Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute, Columbia University, New York, NY, Nov. 27, 2018

• Book Talk on The Trump Administration and International Law, R.J. Julia, Madison, CT, Nov. 13. 2018

• “Ady Barkan’s Army,” Remarks on the occasion of the Hanging of a Portrait in Honor of Ady Barkan, YLS ’10, Yale Law School, Nov. 12, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, St. Louis University, Nov. 9, 2018

• “A Conversation with Professor Joel Goldstein about The Trump Administration and International Law,” St. Louis University School of Law, Nov. 10, 2018

• “Learning from My Sister,” Symposium on “A Thing of Beauty: Celebrating the Teaching and Advocacy of Jean Koh Peters,” Yale Law School, Nov. 2, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Keynote Address, Canadian Counsel of International Law, Ottawa, Canada, Nov. 1, 2018

• Book Talk on The Trump Administration and International Law (with Jake Sullivan), Yale Law School, Oct. 29, 2018

• Book Talk on The Trump Administration and International Law, Politics & Prose, Washington, DC, Oct. 28, 2018

• “A Conversation with David Strauss about The Trump Administration and International Law,” Institute of Politics, University of Chicago, Oct. 26, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” Phi Beta Kappa Lecture, SUNY Geneseo Oct. 25, 2018

• “Lawyers as Leaders: The Role of the State Department General Counsel,” Lawyers as Leaders Class, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA., Oct. 23, 2018

• Book Talk on The Trump Administration and International Law, Harvard Coop, Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 23, 2018

• “The Trump Administration and International Law,” 2018 Wing Tat Lee Lecture, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, Oct. 22, 2018

• “Remembering Gandolfo V. (Vince) DiBlasi,” Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, Yale Law School, Oct. 20, 2018

• Panel on “The Inquiry on Protecting Children in Conflict,” International Law Weekend, Fordham Law School, New York, NY, Oct. 19, 2018

• “The Current Administration’s Approach to International Law,” Opening Address, International Law Weekend, Fordham Law School, New York, NY, Oct. 18, 2018


Trump Change: Unilateralism and the “Disruption Myth” in International Trade, 44 Yale J. Int’l L. Online (2019), available at https://cpb-us-w2.wpmucdn.com/campuspress.yale.edu/dist/8/1581/files/2019/02/Koh_YJIL-Symposium_Trump-Change_02.05.19-2amriyq.pdf

Is Trump’s Assault on International Law Working?, OUP Blog, Mar. 11, 2019, available at https://blog.oup.com/2019/03/trumps-international-law/

Trump v. International Law, Yale Global Online, Feb. 15, 2019, available at https://yaleglobal.yale.edu/content/trump-vs-international-law

The Twenty-Fifth Amendment, Skullduggery Podcast, available at https://finance.yahoo.com/video/skullduggery-tv-zucked-233352772.html, Feb. 8, 2019

Presidential Power to Terminate International Agreements, Yale L.J. F. 432, Nov. 12, 2018, available at https://www.yalelawjournal.org/pdf/Koh_iazormj1.pdf;

U.S. Presidential Power and Its Limits, Deep Dish on Global Affairs Podcast, Oct. 26, 2018, Chicago Council of Global Affairs, available at https://www.thechicagocouncil.org/blog/global-insight/deep-dish-us-presidential-power-and-its-limits, Jan. 10, 2019

The Trump Administration and International Law: A Reply, Opinio Juris, Oct. 16, 2018, available at http://opiniojuris.org/2018/10/16/the-trump-administration-and-international-law-a-reply/

other professional highlights

• 2019 Goodhart Visiting Professor Legal Science, Faculty of Law, and Visiting Fellow, Christ’s College, Cambridge University

• 2019-20 Phi Beta Kappa Lecturer

• Counsel of Record, Brief of Former U.S. Government Officials as Amici Curiae Supporting Reversal of the District Court’s Decision, in No. 18-16663, City of Oakland v. BP P.L.C. (9th Cir. Mar. 20, 2019)

• Counsel, Joint Declaration of Former U.S. Government Officials regarding Claimed National Emergency, Feb. 25, 2019, available at https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/25/politics/read-former-senior-national-security-trump-national-emergency/index.html

• Counsel, Brief of Conflict of Laws and Foreign Relations Scholars as Amici Curiae in support of Plaintiff-Appellant and Reversal of the District Court’s Decision, City of New York v. BP P.L.C., No. 18-2188, Second Circuit, Nov. 15, 2018

Douglas A. Kysar

lectures and addresses

• "Of Coase and Cherries: Risk Regulation Among Neighbors in Wasco County," James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Jan. 24, 2019

•"Counterfactual Carbon and the Neoliberal Imagination," Multiple Carbons: Workshop, Harvard University, Apr. 6, 2019

• "Animals and Climate Change," Natural Resources and Conservation Management Conference, University of Oklahoma College of Law, Norman, OK, Apr. 5, 2019

• Panelist, Fire and Ice: The Shifting Narrative of Climate Change, University of California-Irvine, Irvine, CA, Feb. 9, 2019


The Closing Argument, L.A. Rev. of Books BLARB, Jan. 16, 2019

John H. Langbein

lectures and addresses

• Yale Univ. Dept. of Political Science, Conference on The Rise of the American Research University, Lecture on “The History of American Legal Education,” Feb. 21, 2019

• University of Georgia Law School, Alan Watson Memorial Convocation, Lecture on “Watson’s Legal Transplants, Mar. 8-9, 2019

public service

• Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws

• Nov. 15-17, 2018. Attended meeting in Washington, DC, of Drafting Committee on Uniform Electronic Wills Act

• Nov. 30-Dec 1, 2008. Attended meeting in Chicago, IL, of Joint Editorial Board for the Uniform Trust and Estate Acts

• Feb.1-2, 2019. Attended meeting in Washington, DC, of Drafting Committee on Uniform Electronic Wills Act

Zachary D. Liscow

lectures and addresses

• “Moral Commitments & Inequality: A Dilemma,” National Tax Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, Nov. 2018

• “Infrastructure Costs,” NYU Law and Economics Colloquium, Nov. 2018

• “Moral Commitments & Inequality: A Dilemma,” Michigan Law School Tax Policy Colloquium, Dec. 2018

• "Infrastructure Costs,” Conference on Empirical Legal Studies, University of Michigan Law School, Nov. 2018

• “Infrastructure Costs,” Urban Economics Association, Oct. 2018

• “Moral Commitments & Inequality: A Dilemma,” Virginia Autumn Invitational Tax Conference, Oct. 2018

• “Moral Commitments & Inequality: A Dilemma,” Boston College–Tulane Tax Roundtable, Mar. 2019

• "Moral Commitments & Inequality: A Dilemma,” Duke Law and Economics Colloquium, Mar. 2019

• “Infrastructure Costs,” Yale Law School Faculty Workshop, Feb. 2019


Is Efficiency Biased?, 85 U. Chi. L. Rev. 1649, 1718 (2018), available at https://lawreview.uchicago.edu/topics/zachary-liscow

Green New Deal is good economics, The Hill, Feb., 12, 2019, available at https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/429652-green-new-deal-is-good-economics

Yair Listokin

lectures and addresses

• “Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions”: at Wharton Business Department of Legal Studies Seminar, Philadelphia PA; Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies Annual Symposium, Jerusalem Israel; George Mason Law School Law and Economics Workshop, Arlington VA; George Mason University Hayek Program in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Workshop, Fairfax VA; Ghent University Law School, Ghent Belgium; Erasmus University Law School, Rotterdam, NL; European Stability Mechanism, Luxembourg; Deutsche Bundesbank, Frankfurt, Germany; Central Bank of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland; Bruegel Institute, Brussels, Belgium; Yale Law School Library, New Haven CT; Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Sciences, New Haven, CT; Federal Reserve Bank of New York, New York, NY; Columbia Law School Blue Sky Workshop, New York, NY

• "How Central Banks Should Interpret Their Statutes: Transparency, Legitimacy, and Statutory Interpretation at the Federal Reserve,” Brookings Institute Hutchins Center for Monetary Policy, Washington, DC

• “Law and Fiscal Policy When Interest Rates are Well above Zero,” Hebrew University Tax Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel


Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions, Harvard University Press (2019)

A Theoretical Framework for Law and Macroeconomics, Am. L. & Econ. Rev. (2019)

The Tax Cuts Will Make Fighting Future Recessions Complicated, The Hill, Feb. 23, 2019

• The Next Recession is Coming: Is Law the Answer?, The Hill, Apr. 5, 2019

Daniel Markovits

lectures and addresses

• Paris, France, University of Paris II and Yale Center for Private Law, Seminar on Law and Economic Rationality, “Good Faith and Reason in Contractual Exchange,” July 2016 • Yale Center for Private Law and University College London Faculty of Laws, Contract and Promise Workshop, co-convener, Sept. 2016

• Berlin Germany, Topoi Excellence Cluster, Free University Berlin and Humboldt University, Moral Foundations of Tort Law workshop on Arthur Ripstein’s Private Wrongs, discussant on "The Relevance of Policy Considerations to the Normative Structure of Tort Law," Sept. 2016

• Yale Center for Private Law, Harvard Center for Private Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and University of San Diego Law School, Workshop on the Centenary of Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld’s death, co-convener, Oct. 2016

• Milan, Fondazione Cariplo, Congress on Social Protections and Universal Rights in the Welfare State, keynote speaker, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," Nov. 2016

• New York Institute for the Humanities, Fellows Luncheon Lecture, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," Nov. 2016

• NYU School of Law, Seminar on High End Inequality, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," Dec. 2016

• Toulouse, France, Institute for Advanced Study and Toulouse School of Economics, conference on Inequality, Law, and the Social Sciences, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," Dec. 2016

• Vanderbilt University School of Law, George Barrett Social Justice Program, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," Feb. 2017

• Conseil d’Etat, Paris, "Equal Access to Education," Mar. 2017

• Yale Law School, Faculty Workshop, "Who Owns What?" (with Alan Schwartz), Apr. 2017

• Boston University School of Law, Symposium on Guido Calabresi, The Future of Law and Economics, Who Owns What?, June 2017

• Quito, Ecuador, Seminario en Latinoamerica de Teoria Constitucional y Politica, Convener, June 2017

• University of Buenos Aires, "Meritocracy and its Discontents," June 2017

• University of Buenos Aires, "Market Solidarity," June 2017

• Paris, France, University of Paris II and Yale Center for Private Law, Seminar on Beccaria and the Early Economics of Criminal Law, Convener, July 2017

• Yale Law School Federalist Society, Debate, "Income Inequality: Is it Fair?," Sept. 2017

• Free University Berlin, Book Manuscript Seminar on Meritocracy and its Discontents, Oct. 2017

• University College London, Book Manuscript Seminar on Meritocracy and its Discontents, Oct. 2017

• Columbia Law School, Conference on Freedom of Choice in Contract, "Who Owns What?" (with Alan Schwartz), Oct. 2017

• Yale Law School, Book Manuscript Seminar on Meritocracy and its Discontents, Nov. 2017

• Yale Law School, Yale Center for Private Law, Private Funds Conference, Convener, Nov. 2017

• USC Gould School of Law, North American Workshop on Private Law Theory, "Who Owns What?," Dec. 2017

• University of North Carolina School of Law, Faculty Workshop, "The Meritocracy Trap," Feb. 2018

• Yale Law School, Conference on the Political Economy of Technology, "Induced Innovation," Apr. 2018 • San Juan, Puerto Rico, Seminario en Latinoamerica de Teoria Constitucional y Politica, Convener, June 2018

• ETH Zurich and IAST Toulouse, Conference on the Philosophical Foundations of Law and Economics, Market Solidarity, June 2018

• Gothenburg Sweden, University of Gothenburg School of Law, Market Solidarity, June 2018

• Gothenburg Sweden, RiverCity Project, Public Conversation on Community Development, June 2018

• Warsaw, SECOLA Conference, Opening Plenary, "Good Faith as Contract’s Core Value," June 2018

• Paris, France, University of Paris II and Yale Center for Private Law, Seminar on the Foundations of Law and Economics, Convener, June 2018

• Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Workshop on Constitutionalism, Dissent, and Resistance, "The Meritocratic Roots of Nationalism and Populism," July 2018

• University of Buffalo School of Law, Baldy Center Distinguished Speaker Series, The Meritocracy Trap, Sept. 2018

• Northwestern University School of Law, Faculty Workshop, "The Meritocracy Trap," Oct. 2018

• Brooklyn Law School, Center for the Study of Law, Language, and Cognition, "The Meritocracy Trap," Oct. 2018

• Yale Law School, Critical Theory Speaker Series, "Critical Approaches to Contract," Nov. 2018

• Italian Law and Economic Association Annual Meeting, Keynote Speaker, "The Meritocracy Trap: The Law and Economics of Human Capital," Dec. 2018


(In)efficient Breach of Contract, in Francesco Parisi, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Law and Economics (with Alan Schwartz)

Hope and Fear for Democracy in America, 98 B.U.L. Rev. Online 1 (2018) (symposium on Ganesh Sitaraman, The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitition

Plural Values in Contract Law: Theory and Implementation, ___ Theoretical Inquiries in Law __ (with Alan Schwartz) (Symposium Issue on Hanoch Dagan and Michael Heller, The Choice Theory of Contracts)

The U.S. is in a State of Perpetual Minority Rule (with Ian Ayres), Wash. Post, Nov. 8, 2018

Contracts: Law, Theory, and Practice (Foundation Press, 2018) (with Gabriel Rauterberg)

Tracey L. Meares

lectures and addresses

• Lecture, Harvard Law School, "Policing, Crime, and Justice in a Global Context," Oct. 29, 2018

• Panelist, Yale University, Race and the Afterlives of Slavery, The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition, Nov. 3, 2018

• Panelist, Yale University, Yale Day of Data, Nov. 30, 2018

• Discussant, AALS, New Orleans, LA, Junior Scholars Public Law Workshop, Jan. 3, 2019

• Workshop participant, AALS, New Orleans, LA, Workshop for Pre-Tenured Law School Teachers of Color, Jan. 5, 2019

• Keynote speaker, Springfield International Frontiers Club, 44th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast, Springfield, IL, Jan. 21, 2019

• University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA, Emroch Lecture: "Theories of Community in Popular Legitimacy," Feb. 7, 2019 • Panelist, Liman Colloquium, Yale Law School, The Relationship of Funders and the Academy in Institutionalizing Law School Engagement, Mar. 29, 2019

• MOOC Contributor, John Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, Baltimore, MD,

• Online class series: Reducing Gun Violence in America: Evidence for Change, April 2019

• Keynote speaker, Yale Law School, Admitted Students Weekend, "Transformation of Police: Rethinking a Critical Public Good Through the Lens of Abolition," Apr. 7, 2019

• Lecture, New York University, Urban Research Seminar, “Portals to Politics: Grassroots Narratives of Policing in the Low End, North Station Baltimore, South LA, and 53206,” Dec. 3, 2018

• Lecture, Harvard Criminal Justice and Public Law Workshop, “The State from Below: Distorted Responsiveness in Policed Communities,” Feb. 27, 2019

other professional highlights

• Participant (Continuing), Future of Justice Policy, Square One Project, New York, NY, Nov. 8

Teresa Miguel-Stearns

lectures and addresses

• Facilitator/ Moderator: Yale Day of Data: Data on Earth, faculty panel featuring Tracey Meares, Yale University Library, Nov. 30, 2018

• Panelist: Library Neutrality in a Time of Political Upheaval, Annual Symposium of NELLCO Law Library Consortium, Providence, RI, Mar. 13, 2019


Chapter: Collecting the Law of Latin America: History, Challenges and Trends in U.S. Law Libraries (with Julienne E. Grant), in Latin American Collection Concepts: Essays on Libraries, Collaborations and New Approaches (McFarland & Co., Inc., 2019)

2018 Annual Report (with Lisa Goodman), available at https://library.law.yale.edu/yale-law-library-annual-reports

other professional highlights

• Celebrating the 2019 University-wide commemoration of Women at Yale 50/150 with displays celebrating the life and work of Barbara Babcock ’63 and the Honorable Inez Smith Reid ’62

• The Rare Book Collection’s exhibition, “Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library,” curated by Rare Book Librarian Mike Widener and Michael Laird, available at flickr.com/photos/yalelawlibrary, in the Legally Binding album

• The Rare Book Collection’s fall exhibit, “Learning the Law: The Book in Early Legal Education,” co-curated by Rare Book Fellow Ryan Martins ’20 and Rare Book Librarian Mike Widener; catalog available at digitalcommons.law.yale.edu/amlaw/18/

• UNPACKED: Refugee Baggage, on display during the Schell Center's Twenty-First Annual Bernstein Human Rights Symposium, Borders, Refuge and Rights, by Mohamad Hafez and Ahmed Badr


John D. Morley

lectures and addresses

• "The Past, Present, and Future of Business Trusts," Cincinnati Corporate Law Symposium

• "Living Fossils: Partner Ownership and the Lives and Deaths of Law Firms," Arizona Federalist Society

• "Too Big to be Activist," London School of Economics Paying for Efficient and Effective Capital Markets Conference


Research Handbook of Mutual Funds (with William A. Birdthistle eds., 2018)

Making Directed Trusts Work: The Uniform Directed Trust Act, 44 ACTEC L.J. 1 (2018) (with Robert H. Sitkoff)

The New Uniform Directed Trust Act Paves the Way for Creative and Thoughtful Divided Trusteeship, 52 Ann. Heckerling Inst. on Estate Planning (with Robert H. Sitkoff),

(Tina Portando ed.)

Why Do Investment Funds Have Special Securities Regulation?, in Research Handbook of Mutual Funds (with William A. Birdthistle eds. 2018)

A Regulatory Framework for Exchange-Traded Funds, 91 S. Cal. L. Rev. 839 (2018) (with Henry T.C. Hu)


Samuel Moyn

lectures and addresses

• “Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World” (Berkeley Law School, University of New South Wales Keynote, University of Copenhagen, University of Rome, Columbia University, University of Wisconsin

• “Humane: The New Face of War,” Yale Middle Eastern Legal Studies Conference, University of Glasgow, Columbia University

• “The High Tide of Anticolonial Legalism,” Princeton University Keynote

• Human Dignity from the Bible to the Migration Crisis,” Holy Cross University, University of Wisconsin, and Princeton University

• “Human Rights and Majority Politics,” Vanderbilt University Journal Keynote


Rights, in Jean d’Aspremont and Sahib Singh eds., Concepts for International Law: Contributions to Disciplinary Thought (Cheltenham, 2019)

Beyond the Human Rights Measurement Controversy, Law & Contemp. Probs. 81, 4 (2018): 121-37

Neoliberalism, Not Liberalism, Has Failed, Commonweal, Dec. 15, 2018

The Alt-Right’s Favorite Meme Is 100 Years Old, N.Y. Times, Nov. 13, 2018, Int'l N.Y. Times, Nov. 16, 2018

Damage Control, The New Republic, Nov. 2018

Resisting Juristocracy, Boston Rev., Oct. 6, 2018

Douglas G. NeJaime

lectures and addresses

• Presenter, “The Constitution of Parenthood,” Faculty Workshop, University of Texas School of Law, Feb. 2019

• Presenter, “The Constitution of Parenthood,” Faculty Workshop, Chicago-Kent College of Law, Nov. 2018

• Presenter, “The Constitution of Parenthood,” Faculty Workshop, Yale Law School, Oct. 2018

• Presenter, “The Constitution of Parenthood,” Faculty Workshop, Boston University School of Law, Oct. 2018

• Panelist, Freedom and Foster Care, The Rights of the Child in a Globalized World, Duke Law School, Oct. 2018


Religious Accommodation, and Its Limits, in a Pluralist Society (with Reva Siegel), in Religious Freedom, LGBT Rights, and the Prospects for Common Ground 69 (Robin Fretwell Wilson & William N. Eskridge, Jr. eds., Cambridge Univ. Press, 2018)

other professional highlights

• Uniform Law Commission, Uniform Parentage Act (2017), Enactment Committee


Nicholas R. Parrillo

lectures and addresses

• “Congress’s Appropriations Power and Remedial Questions in Litigation,” Conference at UC-Hastings College of Law on Congress’s Power of the Purse in a Polarizing Era, Mar. 15, 2019

• Panelist, “Equity in the Modern World,” Association of American Law Schools, Jan. 3, 2019

• Invited Participant, Workshop on Eric Posner’s American Demagogue, Georgia State University College of Law, Dec. 17, 2018

• Invited Commentator, “Administering OIRA: A Conversation with Susan Dudley,” Yale Law School Federalist Society, Nov. 27, 2017

• “How Central Banks Should Interpret Their Statutes: Transparency, Legitimacy, and Statutory Interpretation at the Federal Reserve” (with Peter Conti-Brown & Yair Listokin), Brookings Institution, Washington, DC, Nov. 19, 2018

• Panelist, “Does Agency Regulatory Power Extend Beyond its Formal Power, and Should It?,” Federalist Society National Lawyers’ Convention (Showcase Panel), Washington, DC, Nov. 17, 2018

• Panel Organizer and Moderator, “Deregulation: Past and Present,” ABA Section of Administrative Law Conference, Washington, DC, Nov. 2, 2018

• Panel Organizer and Moderator, “Debating Administrative Constitutionalism: Practice,” University of Pennsylvania Law Review Symposium, Oct. 20, 2018


Fiduciary Government and Public Officers’ Incentives, in Fiduciary Government, (Evan J. Criddle et al. ed.) (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2018)

Review of Inventing American Exceptionalism, by Amalia D. Kessler, Law & Hist. Rev. 36 (2018): 1101-03


Robert C. Post

lectures and addresses

• "Freedom of Speech and Universities,” 35th Annual Jefferson B. Fordham Debate, SJ Quinney College of Law, Salt Lake City, UT, Nov. 15, 2018

• "Marshall as a Judge,” Inaugural Thurgood Marshall Lecture to the Second Circuit, 40 Foley Square, New York, NY, Dec. 12, 2018

• "Data Privacy and the Internet,” AALS Convention, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 3, 2018

• “Leadership in Legal Education,” AALS Convention, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 5, 2018

• “The Story of Qiu Ju,” New York Historical Society, Feb. 1, 2019

• “The Rule of Law in the Age of Trump,” New York Historical Society, NY, Feb. 2, 2019

• “Online Disinformation in the Context of the Upcoming European Parliament Elections: Towards Societal Resilience at the School of Transnational Governance,” European University Institute, Florence, Italy, Feb. 11, 2019

• “Civility and Free Speech,” Hathaway Brown School, Cleveland, OH, Mar. 11, 2019

• “Data Privacy and Dignitary Privacy,” faculty workshop, Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ, Mar. 20, 2019

• “Why a Culture of Law Matters,” School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Mar. 20, 2019

• “The Right to Be Forgotten: Data Privacy In a World of Connectivity,” sponsored by the New York International Law Review, New York, NY, Apr. 6, 2019


The Classic First Amendment Tradition Under Stress: Freedom of Speech and the University, in The Free Speech Century (Lee C. Bollinger and Geoffrey R. Stone eds., Oxford University Press, 2019)

Other professional highlights

• Appointed the co-Reporter for the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Defamation and Privacy

Claire Priest

lectures and addresses

• Credit Nation: A History of Property Laws and Institutions in Early America, Harvard Law School, Faculty Workshop, Nov. 15, 2018

• Book Session, Property Works in Progress Conference, Boston University School of Law/Northeastern Law School, Oct. 20, 2018

• University of Chicago, Empires and Atlantics Forum, Oct. 5, 2018

• Keynote Address to the Yale Law Journal, New Haven, CT, Apr. 13, 2019


Enforcing Sympathy: Animal Cruelty Doctrine after the Civil War, 44 Law & Soc. Inquiry 136 (2019)

George L. Priest

lectures and addresses

• Attended the Yale Law School Middle East Legal Studies Seminar, “The Mantle of the Law Who Wears It? Who Is Entitled To Wear It? What Power Does It Contain?” Tunis, Tunisia


The Rise of Law and Economics: An Intellectual History (forthcoming, Routledge, 2019)

The Political Order and the Market Order (forthcoming)

W. Michael Reisman

lectures and addresses

• Panelist on “Is Investment Arbitration at Serious Risk?,” Conference of the 97th Annual Meeting of the ILA American Branch of the International Law Weekend

• “Why International Law Matters,” Fordham University School of Law, NY, Oct. 19, 2018

• Panelist on “Corruption and Illegality in International Arbitration,” 13th Annual Fordham International Arbitration and Mediation Conference: Key Issues in International Commercial and Treaty Arbitration: 2018, Fordham University School of Law, NY, Nov. 2, 2018

• Lecture on the new appellate system in the CETA to the ABA International Law Section’s International Arbitration Committee, Jan. 14, 2019 (via conference call)

• Panelist on “The EU and ISDS: A Work in Progress,” Columbia Arbitration Day 2019 Conference, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Mar. 8, 2019

• Delivered the Fourth Annual Lecture of the Atlanta International Arbitration Society (AtlAS) entitled “International Commercial Arbitration and National Courts: Reflections on a Complex but Indispensable Relationship,” Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA, Mar. 21, 2019

• Attended the 113th American Society of International Law (ASIL) Annual Meeting “International Law as an Instrument,” Washington, DC, Mar. 27-30, 2019; delivered a eulogy in memory of Prosper Weil, Mar. 28, 2019

• Attended the 16th Annual ITA-ASIL Conference “State Parties in Contract-Based Arbitration: The Theory and Practice of Private-Public Arbitration,” Washington, DC, Mar. 27, 2019

• Attended the Board of Editors Meeting, American Journal of International Law, Washington, DC, Mar. 27, 2019


Meddling in Internal Affairs: Establishing the Boundaries of Non-Intervention in a World without Boundaries, in Resolving Conflicts in the Law: Essays in Honour of Lea Brilmayer (Giorgetti and Klein eds.) (Brill Nijhoff 2019)

How Shall We Fashion International Legal Goals and Criteria for Appraisal in a World of Many Civilizations and Cultures? Review of Onuma Yasuaki’s International Law in a Transcivilizational World, in 9:1 Asian J. Int'l L. 2019

other professional highlights

• Panel Member of Arbitrators in CAA International Arbitration Centre (CAAI) (2019- )

• Member of the Advisory Board of ICCA-Guillermo Aguilar-Alvarez Memorial Prize (“Prize”) (2019- )

• Re-elected to a second term as Honorary President of the American Society of International Law (Apr. 2018-Apr. 2020)

• Elected to serve on the ASIL’s 2019 Honors Committee

Judith Resnik

lectures and addresses

• Panelist: “Judging Gender: Power & Rights After Kavanaugh,” Wesleyan University, Oct. 25, 2018

• Presenter: “Impermissible Punishments: Right in Prison and Rights Against Prison Punishments," for a meeting of The Benchers, New Haven, Oct. 25, 2018

• Speaker: “Highlights of the Upcoming Supreme Court Term,” for the District of Connecticut Bench-Bar Conference, St. Clements Castle, Portland, CT, Oct. 26, 2018

• Participant: “Unfinished Business: Protecting and Expanding Equality and Liberty in the Age of Trump,” Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Program 60th Anniversary Celebration, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, Oct. 27, 2018

• Speaker: “Civil Procedure” for the Yale Law Women Critical Theory Series, co-sponsored by LawFem, Yale Law School, Nov. 12, 2018

• Keynote speaker: “Courts and their Alternatives: The forms and functions of dispute resolution,” for the conference, Exploring Pathways to Civil Justice in Europe, University Rotterdam, Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam, Nov. 20, 2018

• American Association of Law Schools, 2019 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA

-Panelist: “Teaching the Federal Courts Class,” Section on Federal Courts, Jan. 3, 2019

-Panelist: “Confronting the History and Memory of Injustice in the Public Square,”

- Sections on Legal History and Law & the Humanities Joint Program, Jan. 5, 2019

-Co-chair and convenor: "Court Debt: Fines, Fees, and Bail, Circa 2020," cosponsored by the Sections on Civil Procedure, Tax, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Justice

-Speaker: “Hot Topic: Civil Rights in the Aftermath of Kavanaugh,” Jan. 4, 2019

• Speaker: “The Puzzle of Prisoners and Rights;” presented on the panel, “The Role of the Federal Courts in Securing Institutional Reform,” for the Judge Frank Johnson, Jr. Centennial Symposium, The University of Alabama School of Law, Birmingham, AL, Jan. 25, 2018

• Moderator and commentator: “Girls and Women in Detention Now” for the conference, Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls and Women of New York, Brooklyn Law School and United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY, Jan. 31 2019

• Tour Leader: YLW Portraits Project Tour, Yale Law School, Mar. 19, 2019

• Panelist: “Effecting Reform Through Rules Change” for the Workshop for Law School Clinicians on Strategic Access to Court Records, Yale Law School, Mar. 25, 2019

• Co-convenor; “Ability to Pay,” Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law Twenty-Second Annual Colloquium, Yale Law School, Mar. 28-29, 2019

- Moderator: "Interrupting and Reforming Court-Imposed Debt through Individual and Collective Action," Mar. 28, 2019

- Moderator: “The Relationship of Funders and the Academy in Institutionalizing Law School Engagement,” Mar. 29, 2019

• Speaker: “Prisoners Theorizing Punishment,” for the panel “Contemporary Challenges and Perspectives on Equality Rights” for the conference, A Passion for Civil Liberties: Building on the Legacy of Norman Dorsen, Cardozo School of Law, New York, NY, Mar. 31, 2019

• Moderator: “YLJ & You: A Conversation with Justice Leondra Kruger (California Supreme Court),” Yale Law School, Apr. 15, 2019


Courts and Economic and Social Rights/Courts as Economic and Social Rights, in The Future of Economic and Social Rights (Katharine G. Young ed., Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Judicial Methods of Mediating Conflicts: Recognizing and Accommodating Differences in Pluralist Legal Regimes, in Judicial Power: How Constitutional Courts Affect Political Transformations (Christine Landfried ed., Cambridge University Press, 2019)

Sentencing Inside Prisons: Efforts to Reduce Isolating Conditions (with Kristen Bell), 87 U. Mo. Kan. City L. Rev. 133 (2018)

The functions of publicity and of privatization in courts and their replacements (from Jeremy Bentham to #MeToo and Google Spain), in Open Justice: The Role of Courts in a Democratic Society (Burkhard Hess and Ana Koprivica eds., Nomos, 2019)

Ability to Pay (co-editor with Anna VanCleave, Alexandra Harrington, Jeff Selbin, Lisa Foster & Joanna Weiss, 22nd Annual Liman Center Colloquium, Apr. 2019)


• Testimony: (with Abbe R. Gluck), Proposed Changes to Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and Judicial Conduct and Disability Rules, to the Judicial Conference of the United States, Nov. 13, 2018

• U.S. Commission on Civil Rights hearing, Seeking Justice Behind Bars, Statement on The Treatment of Women in Prison and recommendations (with Alexandra Harrington and Molly Petchenik for The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law) submitted to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, for the hearing, Women in Prison: Seeking Justice Behind Bars, on Feb. 22, 2019


• Of counsel, on Brief of Amici Curiae, Law Professors in Support of Petitioners (No. 18-622), on Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, Whole Woman’s Health, et. al. v. Texas Catholic Conference of Bishops (Dec. 14, 2018)

• Amici Curiae Brief of Constitutional Law and Procedure Scholars Judith Resnik and Brian Soucek in Support of Petitioner (Nov. 2, 2018), C.J.L.G. v. William Barr, __ F.3d ___ (en banc) (Ninth Circuit, May 3, 2019)

other professional highlights

• Commentary, This question changed the face of the Supreme Court, CNN.com, Sept. 25, 2018

• Radio interview, “Kavanaugh Confirmation is History Repeating Itself,” Radio National Breakfast with Fran Kelly, ABC Radio, Sydney, Australia, Oct. 7, 2018

• Appointed Chair, Committee on Sections, American Association of Law Schools, 2019-2021

• American Law Institute Advisor Meeting, Law of Indians, New York, NY, Nov. 8, 2018

• Advisor Meeting, Student Sexual Misconduct: Procedural Framework for College and Universities, New York, NY, Nov. 16, 2018

• Collaborator for the interdisciplinary project, “The Colour of Justice,” with Carey Young, Associate Professor of Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, 2019


Roberta Romano

lectures and addresses

• Scalia Law School at George Mason University Faculty Workshop, “Does Agency Structure Affect Agency Decisionmaking? Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance”

• Columbia Symposium on Central Banking and Delegated Power, “Comment on Tucker, Unelected Power”

• MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering Conference on Evolution and Financial Markets, “Financial Market Dynamics and Globally Harmonized Financial Regulation”

• Asian Institute of International Financial Law and Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong Seminar, “Does Agency Structure Affect Agency Decisionmaking? Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance”

• Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, “Pitfalls of Systemic Risk Regulation in a World of Financial Innovation”

• AIIFL-Companies Registry Corporate Law and Governance Distinguished Lecture Series, “Law as a Product: Competition for Corporate Charters”

• Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Law Society Seminars, “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation” and “How to Get Financial Regulation Back on Track”

• AALS Annual Meeting Business Associations Works-in-Progress session, Commentator on “Delaware’s New Competition”

• University of Texas School of Law Faculty Colloquium, “Pitfalls of Systemic Risk Regulation in a World of Financial Innovation”


Does Agency Structure Affect Agency Decisionmaking? Implications of the CFPB’s Design for Administrative Governance, 36 Yale J. on Reg. 273 (2019)


Carol M. Rose

lectures and addresses

• "Property’s Relationship to Human Rights,” Conference on Problems of Property, Center for Humanities and Social Change, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, Dec. 18, 2018

• “Is Property a Human Right?," American Association of Law Schools, Section on Property, Capitalism, and Structural Inequality, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 4, 2019

• Wrap-up speaker, conference on “The End of Environmental Law?” University of Arizona Rogers College of Law, Jan. 18, 2019

• Keynote address, conference on The Future of Natural Resource Law, University of Texas, Austin, TX, May 29, 2019


The Equality Norm Meets the Evolution of Property in the Law of “Takings,” 35 Soc. Phil. & Pol'y 149 (2018)

other professional highlights

• Selected to American Law Institute, fall 2018


Susan Rose-Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• “Anticorruption Reforms: Can Politicians Make Politics Change?," Roundtable discussion with Matthew Stephenson, Brazil Legal Symposium, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Apr. 11, 2019


• Chinese translation of the book: Susan Rose-Ackerman and Bonnie Palifka, Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform, CITIC Press, Nov. 2018


David N. Schleicher

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, Learning from the City—Law and Local Participation, Chartering the City Conference, Yale Law School, Feb. 8, 2019

• "Junk Cities: Resolving Insolvency Crises in Overlapping Municipalities,” University of Chicago Law School Public Law Workshop, Feb. 12, 2019

• Panelist, The City in the 21st Century, Yale Explores LA, Mar. 14, 2019

• "Building Coalitions Out of Thin Air: Transferable Development Rights and Land-use Politics,” University of Texas Law School Faculty Symposium, Mar. 28, 2019

• "Building Coalitions Out of Thin Air: Transferable Development Rights and Land-use Politics,” University of Michigan Law School Public Law Workshop, Apr. 2, 2019


Junk Cities: Resolving Insolvency Crises in Overlapping Municipalities, 107 Cal. L. Rev. 101 (2019) (with Adam Levitin & Aure Chaudhury)

A Not-So-Quiet Revolution in Land-Use Law? Scaling Up the Zoning Process, The Dream Revisited, Furman Center (Mar. 2019) (with Roderick M. Hills)

A Golden Moment in the Golden State?, Niskanen Center’s Captured Economy site, (Jan. 31, 2019)

Peter H. Schuck

lectures and addresses

• Institute of Justice conference, Arlington, VA, issues in governmental tort liability

• Van Leer Institute Jerusalem, Israel, free speech on campus

• Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel, affirmative action in the U.S.

• European University Institute, Florence, Italy, birthright citizenship

• International Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Rome, Italy, on multiculturalism

• Oasis, New York University, on poverty

• Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, conference on Eric Posner manuscript on U.S. demagogues

• Tanya Acker Show, podcast, Los Angeles, CA, on discussing controversial issues

• University of California at Berkeley Law School, Berkeley, CA, workshop on regulation, on campaign finance


Campaign-Finance Reform Revisited, Nat'l Aff. (Winter 2019), pp. 76-93

The Real Problem with Trump’s National Emergency Plan, N.Y. Times, Feb. 14, 2019

Trump is Half Right. Congress Can End Birthright Citizenship for U.S.-Born Children of Illegal Immigrants, Wash. Post, Oct. 31, 2018 (with Rogers M. Smith)

Vicki Schultz

lectures and addresses

• “Sexual Harassment Law in the Age of #MeToo,” USC Center for Law, History, and Culture, USC Gould School of Law, Nov. 15, 2018

• “Sexual Harassment by Any Other Name,” Law in the Era of #MeToo Legal Forum Symposium, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL, Nov. 2, 2018

• "Rationalizing the Workplace: Title VII’s Lasting Contribution to American Society,” Workshop of Regulating Family, Sex, and Gender, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL, Oct. 31, 2018


Sexual Harassment by Any Other Name (forthcoming), U. Chi. L. Rev. (2019) (with Brian Soucek)

other professional activities

• Co-founder, UNLEASH (United Legal Educators Against Sexual Harassment) Equality, a group of law professors dedicated to using evidence-based analysis to combat sex-based harassment at work, at school, and everyplace else

Selected Media Appearances

• Quoted in Emily Peck, She Spoke Up About Sexual Harassment at Ernst & Young and Got Caught In A Web Of Retaliation, Huff Post, Jan. 11, 2018, available at m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_5c14080ee4b009b8aea73086/amp>.

• Quoted in Fiona Drenttel, Trial by Fire, Yale Herald, Oct. 26, 2018, available at yaleherald.com/trial-by-fire-64941feadd1c

James J. Silk

lectures and addresses

• “Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Area of Fake News,” discussant for keynote address by Dr. Agnes Callamard, U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Execution, Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, University of Notre Dame, Washington, DC, Mar. 2019

• “The Purposes of Human Rights Fact-Finding: Human Rights Advocacy and Promotion,” roundtable facilitator, Human Rights Fact-Finding in the Era of Fake News: Interdisciplinary Challenges and Institutional Cooperation, Distinguished Experts’ Roundtable, Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights, University of Notre Dame, Washington, DC, Mar. 2019

other professional highlights

• Society of American Law Teachers, Shanara Gilbert Human Rights Award, Jan. 2019

Kate Stith

lectures and addresses

• “Dartmouth College Before the Dartmouth College Case,” U.S. Supreme Court Re-Argument Session, Washington, DC, Jan. 31, 2019

• “What Else You Need to Know About Daniel Webster,” Hanover, New Hampshire, Mar. 1, 2019

• "Dartmouth College Before the Dartmouth College Case,” Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Mar. 1, 2019

• "The Founding of Black Colleges and the Dartmouth College Case, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, Mar. 2, 2019

• “Congress’s Power of the Purse—An Update (DACA, The Wall, etc.),” U.C. Hastings School of Law, San Francisco, CA, Mar. 14, 2019

other professional highlights

• ABA Task Force on Sentencing, Washington, DC (2018 - )

• The Green Bag Editorial Advisory Board

• Federal Sentencing Reporter Advisory Board

• Committee on Professional Ethics, CBA (vice-chair)

Tom R. Tyler

lectures and addresses

• “Legitimacy-based Law," Russell-Sage Foundation, New York, NY, Nov. 11, 2018

• “Procedural justice and prosecutorial decision making,” Fair and Just Prosecution, Houston, TX, Dec. 7, 2018

• "Procedural Justice and Legitimacy-based Policing,” The Oslo Lecture in Police and Society, Norwegian National Police Academy, Oslo, Norway, Dec. 12, 2018

• "Psychological Models of Legal Socialization,” Developmental Program, Yale Psychology Department, New Haven, CT, Jan. 16, 2019

• “Moral Values and Moral Alignment: Models for Psychological Research on Morality,” Preconference on Morality and Justice, Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR, Feb. 7, 2019

• “Reconciliation and Trust in the Police,” Annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Portland, OR, Feb. 9, 2019

• “Psychological Models of Legal Socialization,” Psychology Department, Columbia University, Feb. 13, 2019

• “Legal Socialization and Legitimacy,” Conference on Race and Legitimacy, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, Feb. 22, 2019

• “Legitimacy-based Law,” conversation with Rick Trinkner, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, Mar. 11, 2019

• “Psychological Models of Legal Socialization,” Distinguished Scholar Presentation, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University, Mar. 12, 2019

James Q. Whitman

lectures and addresses

• “Nazi Ideology and Racism in the Jim Crow South,” United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


Comparative Law and Religion, in Oxford Handbook of Comparative Law, 2d ed. (M. Reimann and R. Zimmermann eds.)

Michael J. Wishnie

lectures and addresses

• “Contemporary Threats to Immigrant Rights in the United States,” U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on the Rule of Law & Human Rights, Beijing, China, Dec. 2018

• “FOIA and Discovery in Removal Defense,” National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild, Portland, OR, Oct. 2018

• “Family Separation Litigation in Connecticut,” Conn. Bar Association, District of Connecticut Bench-Bar Conference, Portland, CT, Oct. 2018

• "The VA Appeals Crisis and the Judiciary,” George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School, Washington, DC, Oct. 2018

other professional highlights

Reid v. Donelan, 2018 WL 5269992 (D.Mass. Oct. 23, 2018) (denying government motion to decertify class of long-term immigration detainees held in Massachusetts without bond hearings and granting plaintiffs’ motion to expand class to include detainees in New Hampshire)

Manker v. Spencer, 329 F.R.D. 110 (D.Conn. 2018) (certifying nation-wide class of Marine Corps and Navy veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan era with PTSD, traumatic brain injury, or related conditions and discharged with less-than-honorable status)

Kennedy v. Esper, 2018 WL 6727353 (D.Conn. Dec. 21, 2018) (certifying nation-wide class of Army veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan era with PTSD and discharged with less-than-honorable status)

NAACP v. Bureau of the Census, --- F.Supp.3d ---, 2019 WL 355743 (D.Mary. Jan. 29, 2019) (granting in part and denying in part government motion to dismiss constitutional challenge to adequacy of funding and planning for 2020 census)

Skaar v. Wilkie, --- Vet. App. ---, 2019 WL 405679 (Feb. 1, 2019) (en banc) (holding Veterans Court has authority to issue limited remand, and ordering same in proposed nation-wide class action by veterans exposed to plutonium radiation after 1966 nuclear accident in Spain)

NAACP v. Merrill, No. 3:18-cv-1094-WWE, ECF No. 27 (D.Conn. Feb. 15, 2019) (denying government motion to dismiss constitutional challenge to prison gerrymandering in Connecticut)

Bradley v. Spencer, 2019 WL 1567838 (D.Conn. Apr. 11, 2019) (holding Navy board erred in failing to consider whistleblower claim by sailor discharged after reporting sexual harassment)

John Fabian Witt

lectures and addresses

“To Save the Country: Reason and Necessity in Constitutional Emergencies,” University of Southern California Law School Faculty Workshop, Oct. 18, 2018

"The Fund: James Weldon Johnson, Brown v. Board, and the Remaking of American Democracy,” University of Southern California, Center for Law, History, and Culture, Oct. 18, 2019

“What Should Democrats Do About the Court?,” American Constitution Society, Yale Law School, Oct. 25, 2018 (with Ian Ayres)

“To Save the Country: Francis Lieber and the Lost Lieber Manuscript," United States Military Academy at West Point, Oct. 29, 2018

"Habeas Corpus from the Tower to Guantamo Bay: A Comment on Amanda Tyler,” American Society for Legal History, Houston, Nov. 9, 2018

“Comment on John Goldberg and Benjamin Zipursky, Recognizing Wrongs,” Harvard University Safra Center for Ethics, Dec. 11, 2018 

“To Save the Country: Reason and Necessity in Constitutional Emergencies,” Vanderbilt University Legal History Workshop, Jan. 7, 2019

“To Save the Country: National Emergencies from Lincoln to Trump,” Robert Ferguson Memorial Lecture, Columbia University, Mar. 28, 2019


Elite Colleges Don’t Understand the Business They’re In, The Atlantic, Mar. 15, 2019

The Operative: How John Marshall Built the Supreme Court around His Partisan Agenda, The New Republic, Jan. 7, 2019

Trump’s Farcical National Emergency Plan Should Fail–But It Might Not, Slate, Jan. 8, 2019

National Emergencies, Then and Now, Balkinization, Jan. 7, 2019

other professional highlights

Joined law professors’ amicus brief on winning side of Bushmaster v. Soto, allowing Sandy Hook shooting victim claims against firearms’ manufacturer to go to trial.