Winter 2016 Faculty Activities

Faculty Activities by Season

Yale Law School’s renowned and distinguished faculty members consistently engage in an extraordinary range of activities and scholarship. Read the extensive list of faculty activities and accomplishments —from lectures given to books published to honors and awards received—by browsing our academic archives on the right, reading our faculty news feed below, or viewing the Yale Law Report. Read commentaries in the popular press and other news clips on our In the Press page. 

Bruce Ackerman


• Three Paths to Constitutionalism—and the Crisis of the European Union, 45 Brit. J. Pol. Sci. 705 (2015); translated into Japanese: Horitsu Jiho (Apr. 2015)

• Cry ‘Havoc’ and Let Slip the Constitution of War (with Tokujin Matsudaira), Foreign Pol., Sept. 29, 2015

• The Lawless Presidency of Marco Rubio—A Reply to Professor Ku (with David Golove), Opinio Juris, Sept. 16, 2015

• Can the Next President Repudiate Obama’s Iran Agreement? (with David Golove), The Atlantic, Sept. 10, 2015

• Can the Supreme Court Force Congress to Own the War on ISIS?, The Atlantic, Aug. 25, 2015

• Germany’s Failure of Vision, N.Y. Times, July 9, 2015

• La Grèce masque la vraie crise de l’Europe, Le Monde, June 22, 2015

• Britain Should Deliberate Before It Votes on Europe (with James Fishkin), Huffington Post, June 17, 2015

• In Supreme Court Redistricting Case, It’s the ‘Whole Number of Persons’, (with Ian Ayres), L.A. Times, May 29, 2015

• John Roberts’ Roadmap for Campaign Finance Reform (with Ian Ayres), The Atlantic, May 7, 2015

• What Shinzo Abe Wants from Washington—And Why He Shouldn’t Get It, Huffington Post, Apr. 22, 2015


Anne L. Alstott


• Taxation in Six Concepts (CCH, 2016)


Ian Ayres

lectures and addresses

• “Innovation Sticks: The Limited Case for Penalizing Failures to Innovate,” University of Texas, University of Pittsburgh, Florida State University, New York University law schools

• “Contracting for Privacy Precaution (in the Shadow of State Efforts),” University of Chicago Law School “Contracting Over Privacy” Conference


• Race Effects on eBay, 46 Rand J. Econ. 891 (2015) (with Mahzarin Banaji and Christine Jolls)

• The Rule of Probabilities, 67 Stan. L. Rev. 1447 (2015) (with Barry Nalebuff)

• Unhappy Meals: Sex Discrimination in Toy Choice at McDonald’s, 21 Wm. & Mary J. Women & L. 237 (2015) (with Antonia Rose Ayres-Brown)

• Democracy Dollars Can Give Every Voter a Real Voice in American Politics, Wash. Post, Nov. 5, 2015 (with Bruce Ackerman)

• Patterns in Yale Law Journal Admissions and Student Scholarship, YLJ White Paper, Nov. 9, 2015 (with Anthony Cozart)

• Meet Callisto, the Tinder-like Platform that Aims to Fight Sexual Assault, Wash. Post, Oct. 9, 2015

• Fix VW’s Polluting Diesels, and Fix the Recall System Too, L.A. Times, Sept. 28, 2015

• In Supreme Court Redistricting Case, It’s the ‘Whole Number of Persons’, L.A. Times, May 29, 2015 (with Bruce Ackerman)

• John Roberts’ Roadmap for Campaign Finance Reform, The Atlantic, May 7, 2015 (with Bruce Ackerman)

• Statistical Methods Can Demonstrate Racial Disparity, N.Y. Times, Apr. 27, 2015

• When Whites Get a Free Pass: Research Shows White Privilege Is Real, N.Y. Times, Feb. 24, 2015


Jack M. Balkin

lectures and addresses

• “Cultural Democracy and the First Amendment,” Conference on Free Speech Foundations, Northwestern-Pritzker Law School, Chicago, IL, Oct. 25, 2015


• The Path of Robotics Law, 6 Calif. L. Rev. Circuit 45 (2015)


Guido Calabresi

lectures and addresses

• Delivered Commencement Address, and received Doctorate of Humane Letters (D.H.L.), Honoris Causa, Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA, May 9, 2015

• Spoke at Seminar on “Reproductive Rights” at the Bioethics Summer Program at ISIS, Yale University, June 2, 2015

• Spoke to John Balestiere’s (’98) 7th and 8th grade students of the Academy of St. Joseph, on “being a judge,” during the June sitting of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, New York, NY, June 17, 2015

• Attended and delivered concluding summary and comments at a Conference on Abuse of Law (L’Abuso del Diritto) at the University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy, June 26–27, 2015


• Delivered keynote speech at a seminar on “The Evolution of Law and Economics, 40 Years from the Publication of the Italian Edition of The Costs of Accidents,” University of Milan, Milan, Italy, June 29, 2015

• Attended The Cambridge Lectures 2015 of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, and delivered a lecture on “Law and Religion,” Queens’ College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, England, July 5–7, 2015

• Discussed with Judge Giuliano Amato (of the Italian Constitutional Court) and Bruce Ackerman, “The Judges’ Job: Protecting Liberty or Equality?,” Dean’s Lecture, Sept. 29, 2015

• Delivered remarks at Marvin A. Chirelstein’s Memorial Service, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2015

• Attended and gave the concluding remarks at an International Congress on “Nuovi Fenomeni Epidemici e Pandemici: Conseguenze Economico-Sociali e Risposte di Policy” (“New Epidemic and Pandemic Phenomena: Socio-Economic Impacts and Policy Responses”), sponsored by Centro Nazionalie di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale (CNPDS) and Fondazione CARIPLO, Milan, Italy, Oct. 27, 2015

• Presided at a Roundtable at the Bocconi University of Milan on “L’influenza della dottrina sulla giurisprudenza in tema di responsabilità civile” (“The Influence of Scholarship on Case Law in Torts”), an event held in celebration of the 80th Anniversary of the Law Review, Responsibilità civile e previdenza, Milan, Italy, Oct. 28, 2015

• Attended and gave closing remarks at a Roundtable at the University of Genoa on my forthcoming book, The Future of Law and Economics, at the Università degli Studi di Genova, Genoa, Italy, Oct. 29, 2015

• Delivered the Keynote Address and Opening (“Welcome”) Lecture of the academic year at the University of Ravenna on “Cosa l’Altruismo Insegna a l’Economia del Benessere” (“What Altruism Can Teach Welfare Economics”), Ravenna, Italy, Nov. 2015

• Delivered Keynote Address to the CIABA (Connecticut Italian American Bar Association) Annual Heritage and Awards Dinner, on “Some Thoughts on Federalism: American and Italian Experiences,” Prospect, CT, Nov. 18, 2015


other professional highlights

• Received Doctorate of Humane Letters (D.H.L.), Honoris Causa, Mount Aloysius College, Cresson, PA, May 9, 2015

• Received the Robert B. McKay Law Professor Award from The American Bar Association Tort and Trial Insurance Practice Section, which honors lawyers committed to advancing justice, scholarship, and the legal profession, as demonstrated by their contributions to the fields of tort and insurance law, during the ABA Annual Meeting, and addressed the Section, Chicago, IL, Aug. 1, 2015

• Received (and gave a lecture in reply) the Premio Internazionale Primo Levi 2015 from the Mayor of Genoa (Marco Doria) and the President of the Centro Culturale Primo Levi (Piero Dello Strologo), Genoa, Italy, Oct. 29, 2015


Amy Chua

lectures and addresses

• Inspiring Yale, Law School Representative Speech, SOM, Yale University, Apr. 20, 2015

• Commencement Address, Brigham Young University Law School, Provo, UT, Apr. 24, 2015

• Keynote Speech, Annual CelebrASIAN Award Dinner, Asian American Chamber of Commerce, Kansas City, May 4, 2015

• Keynote Speech, Woman of Consequence Award Recipient, Birmingham International Center, Birmingham, AL, May 5, 2015

• “The Triple Package,” Navigant Consulting, Asian Heritage Month, Webinar Lecture, May 21, 2015

• “The Triple Package and the Sudanese American Community,” Sudanese American Public Affairs Association Annual Convention, Brooklyn, NY, Aug. 15, 2015

• Keynote Lecture, The Keys Academy, Singapore, Aug. 20, 2015

other professional highlights

• Woman of Consequence, Birmingham International Center


Dennis E. Curtis


Epistemological Doubt and Visual Puzzles of Sight, Knowledge, and Judgment: Reflections on Clear-Sighted and Blindfolded Justices (with Judith Resnik), in Genealogies of Legal Vision, Peter Goodrich & Valérie Hayaert eds., 2015

Drew S. Days III

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, “CLE Showcase Program: The Last Word: Solicitors General of the U.S.,” American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2, 2015

other professional highlights

• Association of American Law Schools Spring Meeting, Santa Fe, NM, Apr. 16–18, 2015


Fiona M. Doherty

lectures and addresses

• “The Role, Use, and Effect of Probation in the U.S. Criminal System,” SELA (Seminario en Latina America de Teoria Constitucional y Politica) 2015, Brazil

other professional highlights

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

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


Robert C. Ellickson

lectures and addresses

• “FIFA’s Realm: The Roles of Membership Associations in Creating and Enforcing Private Rules,” Conference on Social Norms and Institutions, Congress Centre of ETH Zurich, Ascona, Switzerland, May 11, 2015

• Panel on “Bundle of Rights Theory and the Commons,” Intensive Doctoral Week, Sciences Po Law School, Paris, France, June 18, 2015

• “Legal Foundations of Rental Housing: Major Differences Between the U.S. and France,” Second Annual Fordham International and Comparative Urban Law Conference, Sorbonne Law School, Paris, France, June 29, 2015

• “Non-State Actors Who Use Force and Voice,” Conference on How Law Works, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL, Oct. 9, 2015


• Methodological Discussion Paper commenting on François Bonnet et al., “Better Residential Than Ethnic Discrimination!,” Sciences Po, Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d’Evaluation des Politiques Publiques, Sept. 2015, No. 5


William N. Eskridge, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• “Ideas for the Future: Sexuality, Gender, and the Law,” Plenary Panel, American Association of Law Schools, Orlando, FL, June 26, 2015

• “After Marriage Equality: What’s Next for the LGBT Rights Movement,” Plenary Panel, Lavender Law, Chicago, IL, Aug. 5, 2015

• “Interpreting Law: A Primer on Statutory and Constitutional Interpretation,” Workshops at Duke, Cardozo, Yale, and McGeorge law schools, Sept.–Oct. 2015

• “Latter-Day Constitutionalism,” Keynote Address, Family Law Conference, Champaign, IL, Sept. 10, 2015


• It’s Not Gay Marriage versus the Church Anymore, N.Y. Times, Apr. 26, 2015

• The Fourteenth Amendment Should Cover Same-Sex Marriage in Ohio, Wash. Post, June 19, 2015

• The Marriage Equality Cases and Constitutional Theory, 2015 Cato Supreme Court Rev. 111

• The Conscious Congress: How Not to Define Overrides, 93 Tex. L. Rev. See also 289 (2015) (with Matthew Christiansen and Samuel Thypin-Bermeo)

other professional highlights

• Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, from Davidson College, Davidson, NC, May 17, 2015

• Harry Krause Annual Lifetime Achievement Award in Family Law, Champaign, IL, Sept. 10, 2015


Daniel C. Esty

lectures and addresses

• “Climate Change: How New U.S. Policies and International Agreements Could Impact the New England Economy,” 2015 Annual CBIA E2 Fall Meeting, Keynote Address, Wallingford, CT, Sept. 18, 2015

• “New Climate Change Leadership: From Mayors to the Pope,” Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT, Sept. 16, 2015

• “Assessing Progress on the Road to Paris,” EGADE Business School, Mexico City, Mexico, Aug. 26, 2015

• “From 20th Century Environmental Protection to 21st Century Sustainability,” Yale Young Global Scholars Program, Keynote, New Haven, CT, July 29, 2015

• Sustainia 100 Launch, “On the Road to COP21,” Paris, France, July 11, 2015

• “Revising the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement Architecture for Better Governance and Outcomes,” Our Common Future Under Climate Change Conference, Paris, France, July 10, 2015

• “Remaking Climate Change Finance: The Role of Green Banks,” Green Investment Financing Forum, Paris, France, May 21, 2015

• “Launching a Green Bank—Creating, Capitalizing, and Defining the Organization,” OECD Green Banks Workshop,” Paris, France, May 20, 2015

• “Facilitating Green Investment: Policy Frameworks and Public Financial Institutions,” OECD, Paris, France, May 19, 2015

• “From 20th Century Environmental Protection to 21st Century Sustainability,” American Legal Educators Sustainability Conference, Arizona State University, Keynote Address, Phoenix, AZ, May 8, 2015

• “Green to Gold,” Green Business Summit, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Keynote Address, Mexico City, Mexico, Apr. 28, 2015


• Shifting Gears on Climate Change (with Rudy Provoost), Huffington Post, Sept., 2015, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-c-esty/shifting-gears-on-climate-change_b_8167428.html?1442838446

• Changement climatique: une nouvelle stratégie (with Rudy Provoost), Le Monde, Sept., 2015, available at http://www.lemonde.fr/idees/article/2015/09/22/changement-climatique-une-nouvelle-strategie_4767354_3232.html

other professional highlights

• Elected Fellow of The American College of Environmental Lawyers

• CT Audubon “Katie O’Brien” Lifetime Achievement Award, May 13, 2015


Owen M. Fiss

lectures and addresses

• “A War Like No Other,” Book launch with Harold Koh, Yale Law School, Sept. 11, 2015


• A War Like No Other: The Constitution in a Time of Terror (The New Press, May 2015)

other professional highlights

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

• Co-director of the 2015 Middle East Legal Studies Seminar (MELSS), Yale Law School

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

• Board member of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, New Haven, CT

• Board member of the International Refugee Assistance Project, New York


James Forman, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Keynote Address, “From Fear and Vengeance to Forgiveness and Mercy,” University of California–Santa Barbara, May 28, 2015

• Convocation Address, Macalester College, Sept. 3, 2015

• “The Worst Thing to Hit Us Since Slavery: D.C. in the Crack Years,” Temple Law School Faculty Workshop, Oct. 21, 2015

• “The Worst Thing to Hit Us Since Slavery: D.C. in the Crack Years,” Columbia Law School Faculty Workshop, Oct. 22, 2015

• Presenter, Criminal Law Speaker Series, Fordham Law School, Nov. 3, 2015

• “President Obama is Wrong: Why Criminal Justice Reform Should Not Exclude Violent Offenders,” University of Connecticut Law School, Nov. 6, 2015


• 10,000 Years from Tomorrow, The Atlantic Online, July 22, 2015 (responding to Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me)


Heather K. Gerken

lectures and addresses

• “Madison as an Unreliable Narrator,” Symposium on “Madison’s Hand,” Clough Center, Boston College School of Law, Oct. 2015

• The Taft Lecture: “Living Under Someone Else’s Law,” University of Cincinnati Law School, Oct. 2015

• Amicus Curiae Lecture, “The Real Problem with Citizens United: Campaign Finance, Dark Money, and Shadow Parties,” Simon Perry Center for Constitutional Democracy, Marshall University, Sept. 2015

• “Jerry’s We,” Symposium to Celebrate the work of Jerry Frug, Harvard Law School, June 2015

• “The Truth About Citizens United,” Yale University Reunions, Apr. 2015

• “Money in Politics: A Discussion of Recent Developments,” Dartmouth College, June 2015

• The Volk Lecture, “Shadow Money and Dark Parties,” Dartmouth College, Apr. 2015


• The Childress Lecture, Federalism and Nationalism: Time for a Détente?, 59 St. Louis. L. Rev. 997 (2015)

• An Academic Elegy, 100 Iowa L. Rev. 109 (2015)

• The Craft of Interpreting the Declaration of Independence, Crooked Timber (June 15, 2015)

• The Party’s Over: Shadow Parties, Campaign Finance, and the Legacy of McCutcheon, 2014 Sup. Ct. Rev. 175 (with Joseph Fishkin)


Abbe R. Gluck


• Imperfect Statutes, Imperfect Courts: Understanding Congress’s Plan in the Era of Unorthodox Lawmaking, 129 Harv. L. Rev. 62 (2015)

Unorthodox Lawmaking, Unorthodox Rulemaking, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 1789 (2015) (with A. O’Connell and R. Po)

The Ripple Effect of “Leg-Reg” on the Study of Legislation & Administrative Law in the Law School Curriculum, 65 J. Legal Educ. 121 (2015)

• Nationalism as the New Federalism (and Federalism as the New Nationalism): A Complementary Account (and Some Challenges) to the Nationalist School, 59 St. Louis U. L.J. 1045 (2015)

• Symposium: Congress has a “plan” and the Court can understand it—The Court rises to the challenge of statutory complexity in King v. Burwell, Jun. 26, 2015, 8:55 AM, available at SCOTUSblog http://www.scotusblog.com/2015/06/symposium-congress-has-a-plan-and-the-court-can-understand-it-the-court-rises-to-the-challenge-of-statutory-complexity-in-king-v-burwell/

other professional highlights

• Faculty Director and Convener for center launch and inaugural conference of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, Nov. 12–13, 2015

• Recipient, Yale Law Women Teaching Award, 2015

• Elected member of American Law Institute, Oct. 2015

• Appointed to the Connecticut Commission on Uniform Legislation, May 2015


David Singh Grewal

lectures and addresses

• “Inequality, International Trade, and Constitutional Authority,” University of Texas School of Law, Jan. 28, 2016

• “Law and Inequality After the Age of Complacency,” Theoretical Inquiries in Law (Cigla Center, University of Tel Aviv), New York, NY, Dec. 11, 2015

• “The Constitution of Capitalism,” Georgetown Law Center, Washington, DC, Dec. 4, 2015

• “Closing Remarks: Law and Inequality,” American Constitution Society Conference, Yale Law School, Oct. 17, 2015

• “The Invention of the Economy,” Duke Law School, Faculty Workshop, Mar. 2, 2015

• “International Trade Law,” Sorbonne (Paris II), Paris, France, June 25–29, 2014


• Make Me Democratic But Not Yet: Sunrise Lawmaking and Democratic Constitutionalism, 90 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 101 (2015) (with Daniel Herz-Roiphe)

• The Laws of Capitalism, 128 Harv. L. Rev. 626 (2014)

• Law and Neoliberalism, 77 Law & Contemp. Probs. 1 (2014) (with Jedediah Purdy)

• Markets, The Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014): 2267–2272

• Why Fast Track Isn’t Free Trade, The American Conservative, June 11, 2015

• Don’t Fast Track Trade, L.A. Times, Mar. 27, 2015

• Let India Make Cheap Drugs, N.Y. Times (with Amy Kapczynski), Dec. 11, 2014


Oona A. Hathaway

lectures and addresses

• “The Rule of Law in National Security Law,” Yale-Duke Forum on Foreign Relations Law, Duke Law School, Oct. 2015

• Constitution Center’s “We the People Podcast” (discussed relationship between international law and U.S. constitutional law with Jeffrey Rosen and Michael Paulson), Oct. 2015

• “The Worst Crime of All,” Yale NUS, Singapore, Aug. 2015

• “The Counterterrorism ‘War Paradigm’ and the Protection of Rights,” Open Society Foundation, Washington, DC, June 2015

• “Outlawing War,” Yale Global Affairs, New Haven, CT, June & July 2015

• “The Worst Crime of All,” Yale Club, New York, NY, June 2015

other professional highlights

• Completed Service as Special Counsel to the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense, June 2015

• Received Office of the Secretary of Defense Award for Excellence, May 2015

• Launched Center for Global Legal Challenges website, available at www.law.yale.edu/glc

• Served as Adviser to the Domestic Effect of Treaties section on the American Law Institute’s Restatement Fourth, Foreign Relations Law of the United States project

• Completed term as member of Executive Council, American Society of International Law, Apr. 2015

• Member of Strategic Planning Committee, American Society of International Law


Paul W. Kahn

lectures and addresses

• “Faith and the Popular Sovereign,” Terms of Faith Workshop, London School of Economics and Political Science, June 19–20, 2015

• “On the Extra and the Moral Point of View,” Film, Democracy, and Liberal Education, a Colloquium under the Auspices of the Film Forum and the Project in the History of Political Thought, University Center for Human Values, Princeton, NJ, May 1, 2015


• Putting Liberalism in Its Place (Chinese translation)

Comparative Constitutionalism in a New Key, Chinese translation in Tsinghua L. Rev.

• The Constitution and United States Culture, in The Oxford Handbook of the U.S. Constitution (Mark Tushnet, Sanford Levinson & Mark Graber eds., 2015)

• Hospital bombing reveals U.S. failure in Afghanistan, AlJazeera.com, Oct. 14, 2015

Netanyahu doesn’t care about Iran getting the bomb, AlJazeera.com, Aug. 12, 2015

• Liberalism Needs Better Politicians, Not Better Ideas, AlJazeera.com, May 25, 2015

Fear Corporations or Fear Nations?, L.A. Times, July 2, 2015


Amy Kapczynski

• Paper Presentation: “Access to Medicines in an Age of Neoliberalism,” Northeastern Law School, Faculty Workshop, Boston, MA, Mar. 6, 2015

• Paper Presentation: “Intellectual Property and Inequality,” SELA Meeting, Rio de Janeiro, June 13–14, 2015

• Paper presentation: “Government Patent Use: How a Little-Known Statute Can Bring Down Drug Prices and Transform Health,” Center for Technology, Innovation, and Competition, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 14, 2015

• “IP and Inequality,” Law and Inequality, ACS Conference, Yale Law School, Oct. 16, 2015


• The Trans-Pacific Partnership—Is It Bad for Your Health?, New Eng. J. Med., June 10, 2015

• No Fast Track for Unfair Trade Deals (with Judith Resnik), Huffington Post, 6/11/2015 available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-kapczynski/tpp-isds-no-fast-track-for-unfair-trade-deals_b_7562084.html

• Let India Make Cheap Drugs, N.Y. Times (with David Singh Grewal), Dec. 11, 2014


Harold Hongju Koh

lectures and addresses

• “A Tribute to Bob Bernstein,” Opening of the Robert Bernstein Human Rights Institute, NYU Law School, New York, NY, Apr. 22, 2015

• Commentator on Panel on the Theory of International Commercial Arbitration, NYU Law School, Apr. 27, 2015

• Richard Holbrooke Forum, American Academy in Berlin, Berlin, Germany, May 11–14, 2015

• Memorial Remarks in honor of Herb Hansell, Jones Day, Washington, DC, May 30, 2015 (by video)

• Remarks in honor of Mirjan Damasˇka, Festschrift Conference by University of Zagreb Faculty of Law in honor of Mirjan Damasˇka, Cavtat, Croatia, May 30, 2015 (by video)

• “Grand Strategy: International Law as Smart Power,” Yale Global Scholars, New Haven, CT, July 15, 2015

• “Counsel as Citizen and Business Adviser,” Directors’ Roundtable Panel in Honor of Michael Solender, Debevoise, New York, NY, Sept. 29, 2015

• “Some Realism on the War Powers,” Duke-Yale Foreign Relations Law Roundtable, Durham, NC, Oct. 2, 2015 “Senator Eagleton and the War Powers,” Thomas F. Eagleton Seminar, St. Louis University Law School, Oct. 5, 2015 (by video)

• Comment on John Sexton, Guido Calabresi Lecture, St. Thomas More House, Yale University, Oct. 15, 2015


The Crime of Aggression: The United States Perspective, 109 Am. J. Int’l L. 257 (2015) (with Todd F. Buchwald)

• The Legal Adviser’s Duty to Explain, 41 Yale J. Int’l Law Online (2015)

Confirm the Legal Adviser, Just Security Blog, May 18, 2015, available at https://www.justsecurity.org/23059/confirm-legal-adviser/

Counsel as Citizen and Business Adviser, Directors’ Roundtable Panel in Honor of Michael Solender, Debevoise, New York, NY, Sept. 29, 2015, available at http://www.directorsroundtable.com/id=876

• After the NDAA Veto: Now What?, Just Security Blog, Oct. 23, 2015, available at https://www.justsecurity.org/27028/ndaa-veto-what/

• A False Choice on Guantánamo Closure, Just Security Blog, Nov. 2, 2015, available at https://www.justsecurity.org/27298/false-choice-guantanamo-closure/

other professional highlights

• Inaugural Public Service Award, Council on Korean Americans, Washington, DC, Oct. 23, 2015

• Dean’s Advisory Committee, Quinnipiac University School of Law, Hamden, CT

• 2015 Visiting Committee, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

• Former Officials’ Letter in support of Syrian Refugees, available at http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/18/world/middleeast/ex-officials-urge-white-house-to-accept-more-syrian-refugees.html


Issa Kohler-Hausmann

lectures and addresses

• Presenter at the Justice and Poverty Project Media Workshop at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Sept. 2015

• Presenter at workshop on wrongful conviction hosted by the National Science Foundation, Oct. 2015

• Presenter at Conference Honoring the work of Malcolm Feeley, Berkeley Law School & Jurisprudence and Social Policy, Oct. 2015

• Presenter at University of Chicago Legal Forum, “Policing the Police,” Nov. 2015


• Letter to Editor, Marshall Project, regarding New York State Board of Parole’s unconstitutional practices surrounding denial of parole release to inmates serving indeterminate life sentences for crimes committed as juveniles

other professional highlights

• Successful Article 78 challenging unlawful parole hearing in New York State for a client serving an indeterminate life sentence (with co-counsel Christopher Seeds), May 2015

• Outstanding Article Award from the American Society of Criminology

• Prevailed in New York State Freedom of Information Law challenge to the New York City Police Department in the New York State Appellate Division, First Department, Nov. 2015


Douglas A. Kysar

lectures and addresses

• “Living with Owning,” Property Conference: Claims to Ownership and Responsibilities of Stewardship in Multidisciplinary Perspective Bates College, Lewiston, ME, Oct. 17, 2015 (with Matthew Ampleman ’17)

• The Forest and the Trees: Environmental Law at YLS, Yale Law School Class of ’55 Reunion Dinner Address, New Haven, CT, Oct. 24, 2015

• Making a Contribution in Environmental Law, Keynote Address, Future Environmental Law Professors Workshop, Pace Law School, Sept. 18, 2015

• “Who is Legally Responsible for Climate Change?,” Shimizu Fellow Lecture, London School of Economics, Department of Law, May 22, 2015

other professional highlights

• Shimizu Visiting Fellow, London School of Economics Department of Law, May 2015

• Recipient, Indiana University Wells Scholars Program 25th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Award


John H. Langbein

public service

• Connecticut Commissioner of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; Attended Annual Meeting, Williamsburg, VA, July 10–15, 2015; Attended Meeting of Drafting Committee on Divided Trusteeship, Washington, DC, Oct. 23–24, 2015

lectures and addresses

• Attended New England Meeting, American College of Trust and Estate Counsel. Newport, RI, Sept. 18–20, 2015

• Attended Annual Meeting, American Society for Legal History, Washington, DC, Oct 29–30; chaired panel on “The Limits of and Alternatives to Common-Law Adversarialism”

• Presented the Lane Lecture, University of Nebraska Law School, Nov. 6, 2015, on “The Nonprobate Revolution: Privatizing Family Wealth Transfer in the United States”


• Pension and Employee Benefit Law (Foundation Press, 6th ed. 2015) (with D. Pratt, S. Stabile & A. Stumpff)


Anika Singh Lemar

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, Eminent Domain and Economic Development, University of Connecticut School of Law 20th Gallivan Conference, “Kelo: A Decade Later”


• Zoning as Taxidermy: Neighborhood Conservation Districts and the Regulation of Aesthetics, 90 Ind. L. J. 1525 (2015)


other professional highlights

• Appointed by Connecticut General Assembly to State Tax Panel, charged with reviewing the state’s overall state and local tax structure


Yair Listokin

lectures and addresses

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Hebrew University Law and Economics Seminar

• “Corporate Law During a Financial Crisis,” Annual Conference on Corporate and Securities Litigation, Boston University Law School

• “Stealth Fiscal Policy,” Columbia University-Hebrew University Conference on Taxation

• “Tax Expenditures Approximate Revenue Estimates,” American Law and Economics Association Conference

• “Bounded Institutions,” University of Chicago Conference on Uncertainty in Administrative Law

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Boston College Law School Faculty Workshop


Jonathan R. Macey

lectures and congressional testimony

• Presentation on the Regulation of Broker-dealers and Investment Advisors before the Economic Advisory Committee of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), May 12, 2015

• Testimony before the Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the United States Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, Hearing on Measuring the Systemic Importance of U.S. Bank Holding Companies, July 23, 2015

• Presentation to the Yale School of Management Hedge Fund Program for Chinese Executives, on “The Regulation of Hedge Funds,” Sept. 16, 2015

• Presentation to the Yale University Nigeria Leadership Initiative on “Values in Business and Investing,” Sept. 29, 2015


• Macey on Corporation Laws (2-volume treatise), Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2015 edition

• Fannie and Freddie Are Making Lots of Money—But Not for Their Shareholders, The National Review, Sept. 3, 2015 (with Logan Beirne)

• The Cure for Stock-Market Fragmentation: More Exchanges, The Wall St. J., June 1, 2015 (with David Swensen)

• Commissioner Gallagher’s and Professor Grundfest’s Wrongful Attack on the Shareholder Rights Project, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Regulation, May 18, 2015

Injustice at the SEC, Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution Journal, May 14, 2015, available at www.hoover.org/research/injustice-sec

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)

• Executive Committee, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law

• Chair, Yale University Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility

• Member, Yale Committee on Athletics

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

• Board of Directors, Yale Youth Hockey Association


Tracey L. Meares

lectures and addresses

• Order of the Coif Distinguished Lecturer, “Policing in the 21st Century”: Drake University Law School, Sept. 17, 2015; Oklahoma University Law School, Oct. 1, 2015; UCLA Law School, Oct. 15, 2015

• “Lawful or Fair? How Police and Laypeople Judge Good Policing,” Drake University Law School and Oklahoma University Law School

• MIT Communications Forum, Speaker, “Jim Crow and the Legacy of Segregation Outside of the South,” Sept. 24, 2015, available at http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/forums/jim-crow.html

• Keynote Speaker, John Howard Association of Illinois Annual Luncheon, Chicago, IL Nov. 5, 2015

• Keynote Speaker, University of Chicago Legal Forum Symposium, “Policing the Police,” Nov. 6, 2015, available at https://legal-forum.uchicago.edu/page/symposium

• Speaker, Symposium SIU Law Journal, SIU School of Law, and SIU School of Medicine, on recent recommendations in “The President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing: Justice, Policing, and Public Health,” Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Springfield, IL, Nov. 13, 2015

• Keynote Speaker, ACLU of Springfield, IL Annual Dinner, “Policing in the 21st Century” Springfield, IL, Nov. 14, 2015


• Broken Windows, Neighborhoods, and the Legitimacy of Law Enforcement, or Why I Fell In and Out of Love with Zimbardo, 52 J. Research in Crime & Delinquency 447 (2015)

• Desistance and Legitimacy: The Impact of Offender Notification Meetings on Recidivism among High Risk Offenders (with Danielle Wallace, Andrew Papachristos & Jeffrey Fagan), Justice Quarterly 2015, pp. 1–28

• Crime Statistics Don’t Show that Sky Is Falling, N.Y. Times Room for Debate, available at http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2015/06/04/have-fearful-police-brought-an-end-to-the-drop-in-crime/crime-statistics-dont-show-that-the-sky-is-falling

other professional highlights

• Board of Directors, The Joyce Foundation

• Associate Reporter, ALI Project on Principles of Law, Police Investigations


Noah A. Messing

lectures and addresses

• Victorian Bar, Melbourne, “How to Write Effective Submissions to Courts,” Apr. 17, 2015

• Supreme Court of Victoria, Melbourne, “Declining Collegiality in the U.S. Legal Profession and Within U.S. Courts,” Apr. 22, 2015

• Judicial College of Victoria, Melbourne, “The Art of Preparing Effective Judgments and Decisions,” Apr. 23, 2015

• Victorian Bar, Melbourne, “Advanced Techniques with Legal Arguments and Introductions,” May 1, 2015


John D. Morley

lectures and addresses

• “Why Law Firms Collapse,” American Law and Economics Association Annual Meeting

• “The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business,” Colorado Law School Junior Business Law Conference

• “The Common Law Corporation: The Power of the Trust in Anglo-American Business,” Law and Economics Workshop, University of Chicago Law School

other professional highlights

• Uniform Law Commission, Drafting Committee on Divided Trusteeship, 2014- Reporter


Nicholas R. Parrillo

lectures and addresses

• Invited Commentator on Jacob Gersen and Adrian Vermeule’s “Thin Rationality Review,” Conference on Federal Agency Decisionmaking Under Deep Uncertainty, Becker Friedman Institute, University of Chicago, May 8, 2015

• Invited Guest Scholar, Hurst Summer Institute in Legal History, University of Wisconsin Law School, June 16, 2015

• Invited Commentator on Philip Hamburger’s “Is Administrative Law Unlawful?,” Federalist Society, Yale Law School, Oct. 8, 2015


• Bureaucratic Power and the Rule of Law, Reviews in American History 43 (2015) 544-49 (review of Daniel R. Ernst, Tocqueville’s Nightmare: The Administrative State Emerges in America, 1900-1940)

other professional highlights

• Conference Organizer, Administrative Law From the Inside Out: A Conference on Themes in the Work of Jerry Mashaw, Yale Law School, Oct. 2–3, 2015


Robert C. Post

lectures and addresses

• “Religious Discrimination and Religious Liberty,” Cardozo Law School, Sept. 20, 2015

• “Freedom of Speech and Expertise,” Colloquium in Legal, Political, and Social Philosophy, NYU Law School, Oct. 8, 2015


• Academic Freedom and Legal Scholarship, 64 J. Legal Educ. 530 (2015)

• Compelled Commercial Speech, 117 W. Va. L. Rev. 867 (2015)


Claire Priest

lectures and addresses

• “Institutional Origins in the United States,” Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Apr. 17, 2015


• The Stamp Act and American Institutional and Economic History (with Justin du Rivage), 88 S. Cal. L. Rev. (2015)

• The End of Entail: Information, Institutions, and Slavery in the American Revolutionary Period, 33 Law & History Rev. 277 (2015)


George L. Priest

lectures and addresses

• Presented a comment on the law and economics approaches (such as normative economics and the efficiency standard, the error cost framework or decision theory) on the panel entitled, “Introducing Diffusion Theory and its Relevance in the Study of the Emergence of the Global Competition Law Paradigm” at the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Forum and Workshop, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

• Participated in a panel discussion on the horizontal processes of diffusion, in particular the role of elites and that of the democratic electorate in the development of competition law, the technocratic nature of competition law and alternative accounts, the role of economists and economics and implications for international convergence in this area on a panel entitled, “Regional Models and the Battle for International Convergence: Between the Internationalization of Palace Wars and Democratic Diffusion?” at the BRICS Competition Law and Policy Forum and Workshop, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

• Presented a paper, “The Political Order and the Market Order,” at the Sir Thomas More Lecture Series at Davenport College, Yale University


• A Principled Approach to Insurance Law: The Economics of Insurance and the Current Restatement Project, Yale Program for Studies in Law, Economics and Public Policy, Research Paper Series, Paper No. 527

• Book cover endorsement of Calixto Salomão Filho, Monopolies and Underdevelopment: From Colonial Past to Global Reality, Edward Elgar Publishing (forthcoming 2015)


W. Michael Reisman


• Documentary Supplement to the International Commercial Arbitration: Cases, Materials and Notes on the Resolution of International Business Disputes (with W. Laurence Craig, William W. Park & Jan Paulsson) (second edition) (Foundation Press, 2015)

• Canute Confronts the Tide: States versus Tribunals and the Evolution of the Minimum Standard in Customary International Law, in 30:3 ICSID Review-Foreign Investment Law Journal, pp. 616–634 (2015)

other professional highlights

• Argued at the International Court of Justice (The Hague, The Netherlands) the following two cases from Sept. 28, 2015–Oct. 9, 2015:

a. Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia beyond 200 nautical miles from the Nicaraguan Coast (Nicaragua v. Colombia) (Application to the ICJ of 16 Sept. 2013)

b. Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) (Application to the ICJ of 26 Nov. 2013)

• Attended and Delivered Report entitled “Humanitarian Action” for the 10th Commission at the Institut De Droit International (IDI) Meeting Session in Tallinn, Estonia, Aug. 22-31, 2015

• Attended the Foreign Policy Association Board Meeting, New York, Oct. 15, 2015

• Attended Fall Meeting of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law in Washington, DC, Oct. 22-23, 2015


Judith Resnik

lectures and addresses

• Lecture: “Bordering by Law,” American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 25, 2015

• Seminar Leader: “The Uses of Comparative Law,” Université Dauphine, May 5, 2015

• Lecture: “Inventing Democratic Courts,” Institut Michel Villey, Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas,
May 6, 2015

• Keynote Speaker: “The Invention and Vulnerability of Democratic Courts,” Yale Club of Hartford, May 20, 2015

• Chair and commentator: “Non-quota possibilities and the future of diversity in the corporate sphere,” Challenging Boardroom Homogeneity: A Symposium and Book Launch, Yale Law School, May 21, 2015

• Presenter: “Rethinking Immigration Federalism,” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 29, 2015

• Presenter: “Reading Transnational Legal Orders,” Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, May 29, 2015

• Plenary Speaker: “Contracting Transparency: Public Courts, Privatizing Processes, and Democratic Practices,” in Judicial Transparency and the Rule of Law: Pound Civil Justice Institute 2015 Forum for State Appellate Court Judges, Montréal, Canada, July 11, 2015

• Keynote Speaker: “Contracting Class Actions and Diffusing Disputes: Aggregation, Disaggregation, and the Justice of Courts,” Civil Procedure Workshop, Seattle University School of Law, July 17, 2015

• Participant: Duke Law Conference on Class-Action Settlements, Washington, DC, July 23–24, 2015

• Co-presenter: “Administrative Segregation Survey Results,” Association of State Correctional Administrators, Indianapolis, IN, Aug. 15, 2015 (with Johanna Kalb, Sarah Baumgartel & Corey Guilmette)

• Chair, “The Reach of Rights,” Global Constitutionalism 2015, Yale Law School, Sept. 16–19, 2015

• Keynote Speaker: “The Invention and Vulnerabilities of Democratic Courts,” symposium on the Civil Justice System, co-sponsored by Emory University School of Law and the Pound Civil Justice Institute, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 15, 2015

publications and testimony submitted

• Time-in-Cell: The ASCA-Liman 2014 National Survey of Administrative Segregation in Prison (with Sarah Baumgartel, Corey Guilmette, Johanna Kalb, Diana Li, Josh Nuni & Devon Porter), (Aug. 2015)

• The Reach of Rights, Global Constitutionalism Seminar 2015, Yale Law School, Sept. 16–19, 2015

• Constructing the ‘Foreign’: American Law’s Relationship to Non-Domestic Sources, in Courts and Comparative Law, Mads Andrenas and Duncan Fairgrieve eds. (Oxford University Press, 2015)

• Epistemological Doubt and Visual Puzzles of Sight, Knowledge, and Judgment: Reflections on Clear-Sighted and Blindfolded Justices, (with Dennis E. Curtis), in Genealogies of Legal Vision, Peter Goodrich & Valérie Hayaert eds., 2015

• Diffusing Disputes: The Public in the Private of Arbitration, the Private in Courts, and the Erasure of Rights, 124 Yale L.J. 2804 (2015)

• The Invention of Courts, Vol. LXVIII, No. 3, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Bulletin, p. 36 (Spring 2015)

• With One Decision, Obama and Lynch Could Reshape the Criminal Justice System (with Robert Ferguson & Margo Schlanger), The Wash. Post Online, Aug. 3, 2015, available at https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2015/08/03/with-one-decision-obama-could-totally-reform-the-criminal-justice-system/

• No Fast Track for Unfair Trade Deals (with Amy Kapczynski), Huffington Post Politics, June 11, 2015, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-kapczynski/tpp-isds-no-fast-track-for-unfair-trade-deals_b_7562084.html?1434041001

other professional highlights

• Visiting Professor, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II, May, 2015

• Advisor, American Law Institute, Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct on Campus

• Advisor, Civil Jury Project, NYU School of Law

• Advisor, European Law Institute and International Institute for the Unification of Private Law project, “From Transnational Principles to Rules of European Civil Procedure”

• Participant, 4th Annual Forum White House Forum on Increasing Access to Justice, Washington, DC, Apr. 14, 2015


Cristina Rodríguez

lectures and addresses

• The President and Immigration Law Redux, Conference on Constitutional Culture, Queen’s Law School; University of Toronto Constitutional Law Roundtable; NYU Law & Politics Colloquium; Stanford Law School Faculty Workshop

• Executive Branch Legal Interpretation, Stanford Constitutional Law Center


• The President and Immigration Law Redux, 125 Yale L.J. 104 (2015) (with Adam B. Cox)

other professional highlights

• Visiting Scholar, Centre for Ethics, University of Toronto, 2015–2016


Roberta Romano

lectures and addresses

• “The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Litigation,” Boston University School of Law, Law and Economics Workshop

• “Regulating in the Dark and a Postscript Assessment of the Iron Law of Financial Regulation,” NYU Stern School of Business and School of Law, Law & Finance Seminar

• “The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Litigation,” Middlebury Institute of International Studies Corporate Governance Seminar, Monterey, CA

• Discussion of “Corporate Inversions and the Unbundling of Regulatory Competition,” American Law & Economics Association 25th Annual Meeting

• “Sunsetting Financial Regulation,” University of Calgary School of Public Policy Roundtable on Market Regulation: Balancing Risks and Rewards

• Discussion of “Seeking Alpha, Taking Risk: Evidence from Non-Executive Pay in U.S. Bank Holding Companies,” NYU/ETH 2015 Law & Banking/Finance Conference on Governance and Risk-Taking

• Keynote Speaker, “How to Get Financial Regulation Back on Track,” Nordic Corporate Governance Network 7th Annual Workshop, Copenhagen Business School

• Discussion of “What Drives Financial Reform? Economics and Politics of the State-Level Adoption of Municipal Bankruptcy Laws,” NBER Summer Institute Law and Economics Workshop

• “How to Get Financial Regulation Back on Track,” Yale School of Management International Center for Finance Future of Finance Conference

• “The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Litigation,” Boston University School of Law Corporate and Securities Litigation Workshop


• Pitfalls in the Iron Law of Financial Regulation: A Postscript to Regulating in the Dark, in R. Waldburger, P. Sester, C. Peter & C. Baer eds., Law & Economics Festschrift für Peter Nobel zum 70. Geburtstag (Stämpfli Verlag AG, Bern, 2015)

other professional highlights

• Appointed Fellow, Society for Empirical Legal Studies


Carol M. Rose

lectures and addresses

• Presented “Racially Restrictive Covenants: A Shadow of Dignity Takings,” Law and Society Association Meeting, Session on Bernadette Atuahene’s Dignity Takings, Seattle, WA, May 28, 2015

• Presented “Climate Change, Collective Action, and Cognition,” Law and Society Association Meeting, Plenary Session on Environment and Climate Change, June 28, 2015

• Presented “Property Takings and Climate Change,” Panel on Whither the Supreme Court?, Conference on Takings, Vermont Law School and the University of Maryland Law School, Baltimore, MD, Sept. 25, 2015


• The Law is Nine-Tenths of Possession: An Adage Turned on Its Head, in The Law and Economics of Possession, ed. Yun-chien Chang, Cambridge University Press, 2015

• Claiming While Complaining on the Federal Public Lands: A Problem for Public Property or a Special Case?, 104 Geo. LJ. Online 95 (2015)

other professional highlights

• Attended SELA (Seminario en Latina América de Teoría Constitucional y Política) June 11–14, 2015

• Moderated Program on the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act: Federal Jurisdiction and Indigenous Bodies, Yale Law School, Sept. 16, 2015

• Participated on Advisory Committee, 4th Restatement of Property, American Law Institute, Philadelphia, Oct. 2, 2015


Susan Rose-Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• Lectures related to 2015 publication of Due Process of Lawmaking (with Stephanie Egidy & James Fowkes): Book launch at Humboldt University, Berlin; panel discussion on book at Paris II, Law Faculty; lectures and workshops at Faculty of Law, Munster University, Munster, Germany; Faculty of Law, University of Bristol; Faculty of Law, Oxford University; Central European University, Budapest; Faculty of Law, Amsterdam

• “What Does ‘Public Participation’ Mean? The Case of Renewable Energy in Germany,” presented at annual meeting of the Comparative Law and Economics Forum, Ghent, Belgium

• “International Anti-Corruption Policies and the United States National Interest,” presented at book launch of Davide Torsello, ed., Debates of Corruption and Integrity: Perspectives from Europe and the US (Palgrave, 2014)

• “Corruption in State Administration,” presented by co-author Tina Søreide at NYU conference on Corporate Crime and Financial Misdealing

• “Corruption and Conflicts of Interest,” presented at book launch of Jean-Bernard Auby, Emmanuel Breen & Thomas Perroud, eds., Corruption and Conflicts of Interest: A Comparative Law Approach, Cheltenham UK: Edward Elgar)

• “Corruption and Reform”: University of Warwick; Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University


• Edited with Paul Lagunes, Greed, Corruption and the State: Essays in Political Economy, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK and Northampton MA, 2015

• Are Corrupt Elites Necessary for Corrupt Countries?, in Carl Dahlström and Lena Wängnerud, eds., Elites, Institutions and the Quality of Government (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), available at http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/elites--institutions-and-the-quality-of-government-carl-dahlstr--m/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137556271. Presented at a workshop at the University of Mannheim, Department of Economics

• (With Yingqi Tan) Corruption in the Procurement of Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment in China: The Incentives Facing Multinationals, Domestic Firms, and Hospital Officials, UCLA Pacific Basin L. J. 32(1): 1–54 (2015), available at https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5742d68k


David N. Schleicher


• Local Government Law: Cases and Materials (5th ed., 2015) (with Lynn A. Baker & Clayton P. Gillette)

• Can ‘Planning’ Deregulate Land Use, Regulation Magazine, Fall 2015 (with Roderick M. Hills Jr.)

• Planning an Affordable City, Roderick M. Hills, Jr. & David Schleicher, 101 Iowa L. Rev. 91 (2015)


Peter H. Schuck

lectures and addresses

• Radio interview by Dennis Tubbergen on “Everything Financial” about Why Government Fails So Often, and How It Can Do Better book

• Radio interview on Los Angeles public radio, on birthright citizenship

• TV interview by Katie Couric, on birthright citizenship

• Keynote to Environmental Council of the States conference, Newport, RI, on innovation in government

• Moderator, Courts and Administrative Law, festschrift for Jerry Mashaw, New Haven, CT

• Radio interview by Carlos Vasquez, Circle of Insight program, on birthright citizenship

• Panel discussion, The Future of Migration, CUNY Graduate Center, on refugee burden-sharing


• What to Do About America’s ISIS Combatants?, Huffington Post, Oct. 12, 2015, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-h-schuck/what-to-do-about-isiss-am_b_8281958.html?1444682541

• Creating a Market for Refugees in Europe, N.Y. Times, June 9, 2015, available at http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/09/opinion/creating-a-market-for-refugees-in-europe.html?_r=0

• Should those who attack the nation have an absolute right to remain its citizens?: Reply to Audrey Macklin, available at http://cadmus.eui.eu/bitstream/handle/1814/34617/RSCAS_2015_14.pdf?sequence=1, pp. 9–10

other professional highlights

• Visiting Committee Review, Cornell Law School,
Ithaca, NY



Vicki Schultz

lectures and addresses

• “Challenging Difference,” presented at the Plenary Panel on Employment/Civil Rights Act, AALS Mid-Year: Workshop on Next Generation Issues of Sex, Gender, and the Law, Orlando, FL, June 25, 2015

• “Taking Sex Discrimination Seriously,” presented at ACS Progressive Scholarship Workshop, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Sept. 22, 2015

• “Taking Sex Discrimination Seriously,” presented at George Washington University Law School faculty workshop, Washington, DC, Oct. 21, 2015


• Taking Sex Discrimination Seriously, lead article in Symposium on Revisiting Sex: Gender and Sex Discrimination Fifty Years After the Civil Rights Act, Denver U. L. Rev., Nov. 2015


Reva Siegel

lectures and addresses

• “Complicity-based Conscience Claims,” Debating Law and Religion Series, panel on “Cake Wars, Hobby Lobby, and Religious Freedom,” Yale Law School, Apr. 2, 2015

• “Griswold at 50—How Conflict Entrenched the Right to Privacy,” American Association for the History of Medicine annual meeting, panel on “Reproductive Rights After Griswold: A Fifty-year Retrospective,” New Haven, CT, Apr. 30, 2015

• Presented manuscript of “Casey and the Clinic Closings: When ‘Protecting Health’ Obstructs Choice,” Petrie Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Harvard Law School, May 2, 2015

• “Diversity-based Justifications for Affirmative Action,” Symposium on Diversity in the Corporation, Yale Law School, May 21, 2015

• “Casey and the Clinic Closings,” panel on “Undue Burdens,” American Constitution Society National Convention, Washington, DC, June 12, 2015

• “Conscience Across Borders: A New Front in the Culture Wars,” panel on “Conscience and Discrimination,” New York University Law School, International Constitutional Law Society Annual Conference, July 3, 2015

• Presented manuscript of “Conscience Across Borders: A New Front in the Culture Wars,” Yale Law School, Graduate Orientation, Aug. 25, 2015

• Presented manuscript of “Casey and the Clinic Closings: When ‘Protecting Health’ Obstructs Choice,” with Linda Greenhouse, American Constitution Society Progressive Scholarship Workshop, Yale Law School, Sept. 8, 2015

• Organized and spoke at YLS Moot Camp for alumni on the teaching market, Yale Law School, Sept. 11, 2015

• Presented manuscript of “Casey and the Clinic Closings: When ‘Protecting Health’ Obstructs Choice” with Linda Greenhouse, Yale Law Journal Scholarship Workshop, Sept. 25, 2015

• Presented keynote: “Obergefell’s Authority: How Constitutional Culture Enables Community in Disagreement,” at Constitutional Culture: Identities, Texts, Institutions,” Queen’s Law School, Kingston, Ontario, Canada


• Democratic Constitutionalism, National Constitution Center White Paper (2015) (with Robert Post)

• Conscience and the Culture Wars, American Prospect, Summer 2015 (with Doug NeJaime)

• Conscience Wars: Complicity-Based Conscience Claims in Religion and Politics, 124 Yale L.J. 2516 (2015) (with Doug NeJaime)

• Compelling Interests and Contraception, 47 Conn. L. Rev. 1026 (May 2015) (with Neil Siegel)


James J. Silk

lectures and addresses

• “Human Rights and Climate Change Obligations,” panel presentation, International Roundtable Conference on Climate Change, China Soong Ching Ling Foundation and Confucian Studies Academy, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China, June 2015


• Persecution of the Rohingya Muslims: Is Genocide Occurring in Myanmar’s Rakhine State? A Legal Analysis, Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, editor and project supervisor, Oct. 2015

other professional highlights

• JUNCTURE: Explorations in Art & Human Rights, initiated and direct year-long, multidisciplinary program sponsored by the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights


Kate Stith

lectures and addresses

• “A Conversation About Sentencing” (with Judge Richard Sullivan), Federalist Society, Yale Law School, Apr. 16, 2015

• Criminal Justice Roundtable, Yale Law School (Commentator), May 2, 2015

• “Sandy Did It All,” Connecticut Bar Foundation Fellows Annual Meeting, Bond Hotel, Hartford, CT, May 6, 2015

• “Criminal Law and Criminal Sentencing,” University of Minnesota School of Law, May 7–9, 2015


• The Criminal Procedure Clauses of the Fifth Amendment, National Constitution Center Online, available at www.constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution/amendment-v (with Paul Cassell), Aug. 30, 2015


other professional highlights

• American Law Institute: Young Scholars Award Committee, San Francisco, CA (remotely), Feb. 6, 2015

• Model Penal Code—Sentencing (Advisor)

• Model Penal Code—Sex Offenses (consulting member)

• “The United States and Cuba,” conference organizer and host, Yale Law School, Mar. 13–14, 2015

• Member, Ad Hoc Committee on Faculty Standards of Conduct (charged with devising standards and procedures), Yale University, June 2014–Oct. 2015

• Chair, Title IX Procedures Review Committee, Yale University, Apr.–Oct., 2015

• Women’s Campaign School at Yale, June 8–12, 2015


Tom R. Tyler

lectures and addresses

• “Legitimacy and American Law,” Brooklyn Law School, Apr. 6, 2015

• “Legitimacy and Criminal Justice,” (with T. Meares), Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, Apr. 9, 2015

• “Law and the Deterrence of Corporate Crime,” presentation at the New York University Law School Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, New York, Apr. 17, 2015

• “Legitimacy and Policing in the United States,” presentation at the International Conference on Police-Citizen Relations, Paris, France, Apr. 21, 2015

• “Why Trust Matters with Juveniles,” Marion Langer Award Lecture, American Orthopsychiatric Association, New Orleans, May 21, 2015


• A sense of powerlessness fosters system justification: Implications for the legitimation of authority, hierarchy, and government, Political Psychology 36, 93–110 (with Van der Toorn, J., Feinberg, M., Jost, J.T., Kay, A.C., Willer, R. & Wilmuth, C., 2015)

• The consequences of being an object of suspicion: Potential pitfalls of proactive policing, J. Empirical Legal Studies, 12, 602–636 (with Jackson, J. & Mentovich, T., 2015)

other professional highlights

• Marion Langer Award, American Orthopsychiatric Association


James Q. Whitman

lectures and addresses

• “The American Influence on Nazi Race Law,” Columbia Law School


• Traditional Honour and Modern Law: Splendour and Danger, and Religion and the Law, both in Acta Falconis (Leuven, 2015)

other professional highlights

• Merryman Lifetime Achievement Award, American Society of Comparative Law

Michael J. Wishnie

lectures and addresses

• “Systemic Litigation on Veterans’ Issues,” keynote address, Connecticut Veterans Legal Center Regional Conference, New Haven, CT, May 2015


• Forty Years of First-Year Students Representing Clients at Yale, in E. Capulong, M. Millemann, S. Rankin & N. Ruan, eds., The New 1L: First-Year Lawyering with Clients (Carolina Press: 2015)

• Asking for Directions: The Case for Federal Courts To Use Certification Across Borders, 125 Yale L.J.F. 156 (2015) (with Oona A. Hathaway)

other professional highlights

• In re R—(NDRB) (upgrading discharge status of former Marine from other-than-honorable to general under honorable conditions)

• In re C—(ABCMR) (on remand from U.S. District Court, correcting record of Army veteran to disability retirement)


John Fabian Witt

lectures and addresses

• Moderator, “Agencies in American Political Development,” Conference on Administrative Law from the Inside Out, New Haven, Oct. 3, 2015

• Jefferson Lecture, “The Switch: Reinventing American Freedom,“ University of California, Berkeley, Sept. 17, 2015

• “Lincoln’s Code,” Jackson Men’s Breakfast Club, Sept. 14, 2015

• “The Evolution of the Role of the Law in U.S. Military Organizations,” American Academy of Arts and Sciences Author Workshop, Palo Alto, June 28, 2015

• “Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History,” Yale Law School Association of Southern California Tobin Brunch, Pasadena, CA, June 27, 2015

• “Two Humanitarianisms: The History of Humanitarian Law,” European Union Institute, Florence, Italy, June 9, 2015

• Association of Yale Alumni Lecture, “Freedom and Restraint: Lincoln and the Origins of the Laws of War,” New Haven, May 30, 2015

• “To Save the Country,” States of Exception in American History Conference, Cambridge University, May 15, 2015

• “Torture, Terror and War: Studying the Law and Ethics of War after a Quaker Education,” Germantown Friends School, Philadelphia, PA, May 9, 2015


• Torts: Cases, Principles, and Institutions (CALI, 2015)

• Stephen Breyer’s ‘The Court and the World’, N.Y. Times, Sept. 14, 2015

• It Happened Here, Wall St. J., Apr. 24, 2015


Stephen Wizner


• Review Essay, in Poverty Law, Policy, and Practice (Juliet Brodie, Clare Pastore, Ezra Rosser & Jeffrey Selbin) (Aspen/Wolters Kluwer, 2014), 22 Geo. J. on Poverty L. & Pol’y 441 (Winter 2015)