Winter 2017 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


• Stephen Skowronek, Stephen Engel & Bruce Ackerman eds., The Progressives' Century: Democratic Reform and Constitutional Government in the United States, Yale University Press, 2016

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

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

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

• How Hillary Can Join the Revolution (with Anne Alstott), Huffington Post, June 7, 2016

• Is America’s War on ISIS Illegal?, N.Y. Times, May 4, 2016

• Captain Smith’s Challenge to the President’s War Against ISIS: The Next Step, Lawfare, Aug. 23, 2016

• Democracy Dollars, Freakonomics, July 28, 2016

• A Response to the Government’s Brief in Capt. Smith v. Obama, Lawfare, July 12, 2016

• The War Against ISIS is Unconstitutional, Lawfare, May 5, 2016

Anne L. Alstott

lectures and addresses

• "A New Deal for Old Age," book talk, Yale Law School, Apr. 2016

• "A New Deal for Old Age," book talk, NYU, May 2016

• "A New Deal for Old Age," Loyola/Los Angeles Tax Policy Colloquium, Sept. 2016


• Trump's Hidden Tax Agenda: A Consumption Tax, Aug. 16, 2016, Huffington Post, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trumps-hidden-tax-agenda-a-consumption-tax_us_57b33d23e4b0567d4f1312dc?

• How Not to Fight Economic Inequality, June 13, 2016, Common Dreams, available at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2016/06/13/how-not-fight-economic-inequality

• How Hillary Can Join the Revolution (with Bruce Ackerman), June 7, 2016, Huffington Post, available at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/bruce-ackerman/how-hillary-can-join-the-revolution_b_10336038.html

• Blogposts at Whatever Source Derived, available at https://medium.com/whatever-source-derived

Ian Ayres

lectures and addresses

• “Libertarian Gun Control,” Yale Club of Denver; Boston University; Yale College Reunions

• “Using the False Claims Act to Remedy Tax Expenditure Fraud,” Duke Institute for Law and Economic Policy Conference

• “Tailoring Carrots and Sticks,” University of Rotterdam and Yale University

• “A Market Test for Bayh–Dole Patents,” American Law and Economics Association Conference, Stanford Law School

• “Field Experiment Challenge,” UCLA Law School; European Conference on Empirical Scholarship; YLS Doctoral Conference

• “Voluntary Taxation,” American Law and Economics Association Conference (Presidential Address)

• “The Rise and (Potential) Fall of Disparate Impact Lending Litigation,” University of Chicago Kreisman Conference on Housing Law and Policy


• Voluntary Taxation and Beyond: The Promise of Social-Contracting Voting Mechanisms, Am. L. & Econ. Rev. (2016) (advance access doi:10.1093/aler/ahw016)

other professional highlights

• President, American Law & Economics Association

Jack M. Balkin

lectures and addresses

• "The Three Laws of Robotics in the Age of Big Data," Sidley Austin Big Data Law and Policy Lecture, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, Oct. 27, 2016

• "Originalism meets Technology," Conference on Justice Scalia's Legacy and the Supreme Court, Utah Valley University, Provo, UT, Sept. 15, 2016

• "Justice Scalia's Legacy," American Political Science Association, Sept. 3, 2016


• A Grand Bargain to Make Tech Companies Trustworthy, The Atlantic, Oct. 3, 2016 (with Jonathan Zittrain), available at http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2016/10/information-fiduciary/502346/

• Cultural Democracy and the First Amendment, 110 Nw. L. Rev. 1053 (2016)

• Information Fiduciaries and the First Amendment, 49 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 1183 (2016)

• To Alter or Abolish, 89 S. Cal. L. Rev. 399 (2016) (with Sanford Levinson)

• History, Rights, and the Moral Reading, 96 B. U. L. Rev. 1425 (2016)

• The Construction of Original Public Meaning, 31 Const. Comm. 71 (2016)

• The Digital Transformation of Education, in Education and Social Media: Toward a Digital Future,
C. Greenhow, J. Sonnevend & C. Agur eds., MIT Press 2016 (with Julia Sonnevend)

• The Framework Model and Constitutional Interpretation, in Philosophical Foundations of Constitutional Law, David Dyzenhaus & Malcom Thorburn eds., Oxford University Press, 2016

Guido Calabresi

lectures and addresses

• Delivered talk on The Future of Law and Economics, The Yale Club, New York, NY, Apr. 26, 2016

• Delivered remarks at the portrait presentation of The Honorable Barrington D. Parker, Jr., Yale Law School, Apr. 27, 2016

• Interview to launch the opening of a new Series, “HiCourts Judges Dialogues” at the University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law, and discussion of my two books, Il mestiere di giudice and The Future of Law and Economics, and my life and work as a judge, University of Copenhagen Faculty of Law, Copenhagen, Denmark, May 3, 2016

• Delivered Lectio Magistralis, “Il futuro della ‘Law and Economics’” (“The Future of Law and Economics”), Pegaso Università Telematica, Rome, Italy, May 10, 2016

• Delivered remarks at the portrait presentation of Fay T. Vincent, Yale Law School, June 1, 2016

• Spoke at “Lunch with a Judge” Program, New Haven County Bar Association, The Graduate Club, New Haven, CT, June 2, 2016

• Spoke at Bioethics Summer Program at Yale, “Comparative Bioethics Law: A Global Perspective,” on Bioethics and Law, New Haven, CT, June 27, 2016

• Spoke at Italian Cultural Institute at a presentation of Patrizia Guarineri’s book, Italian Psychology and Jewish Emigration Under Fascism: From Florence to Jerusalem and New York, New York, NY, June 29, 2016

• Spoke at Book Presentation of my latest book, The Future of Law & Economics: Essays in Reform and Recollection (Yale University Press, 2016), with
Daniel Markovits (Commentator), Yale Law School, Sept. 8, 2016

• Delivered Annual Brainerd Currie Memorial Lecture, “Equality in the American Constitution,” Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC, Oct. 7, 2016

• Participated in Faculty/Student Workshop on The Future of Law and Economics, Duke University School of Law, Durham, NC, Oct. 7, 2016

• Participated in The Wesley Hohfeld Centennial Workshop, and commented on “The Contingent Politics of Legal Formalism” by Aditi Bagchi, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Oct. 14, 2016

• Spoke at Memorial for Jan Deutsch, Yale Law School, Oct. 21, 2016

• Addressed The Brazilian Law & Economics Association (by video) at Annual Conference, Oct. 26, 2016

• Delivered talk on “Il giudice del caso concreto di fronte a una legge che reputa ingiusta: ‘tragic choice’ tra coscienza e ruolo istituzionale” (“The judge of the case in front of a law it deems unfair—‘tragic choice’ between conscience and institutional role”), with Francesco Donato Busnelli, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy, Nov. 2, 2016

• Presided at, and delivered closing remarks at XXX Convengo dell’Osservatorio “Giordano Dell’Amore” of the Centro Nazionale di Prevenzione e Difesa Sociale on “Sistemi di Protezione Sociale e Universalità di Diritti nei sistemi di Welfare” (“Social Protection Systems and Universality of Rights in Welfare Systems”), Milan, Italy, Nov. 4, 2016


• Values and the Law: 2010 AALS Annual Meeting Luncheon Keynote Address, 49 Akron L. Rev. 2 (2016)

• Federalism and Moral Disagreement (with Eric Fish),
101 Minn. L. Rev. 1 (2016)

other professional highlights

• The 2016 Fordham-Stein Prize, Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, Oct. 13, 2016

Amy Chua

lectures and addresses

• “I Got 100 Rejections: An Inspirational Tale,”
The Intercollegiate Business Convention, Harvard University Women in Business, Cambridge, MA,
Oct. 15, 2016

• “The Triple Package: What Generates Drive in Individuals, Groups, and Businesses,” Nordic Business Forum, Helsinki, Finland, Oct. 7, 2016

• Panel Discussion with Tom Brokaw, Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, Sun Valley, ID, July 7, 2016

• Keynote, Chinese Business Lawyers Association Annual Banquet, Apr. 2016


• The ‘Tiger Mother’ Has a Contract for her Cubs,
Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2016

Dennis E. Curtis

lectures and addresses

• Presenter (with Judith Resnik): “Representations and Abstractions: Identity, Politics, and Rights,” at the conference The Cover-Up: Contributions to a Political Iconography, co-sponsored by the German Department and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University,
May 6, 2016

• Panelist, "YLS Then and Now: Clinical Education
Fifty Years Later," Class of 1966 50th Reunion Panel, Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, Oct. 21, 2016


Drew S. Days III

professional highlights

• Member, Scholarly Advisory Council, The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture


Fiona M. Doherty

lectures and addresses

• Speaker, panel on “Defending the Convicted: Effective Sentencing Advocacy,” Temple University Beasley School of Law, Oct. 14, 2016

other professional highlights

• President Obama commuted the 22-year sentence
of a Criminal Justice Clinic client, May 9, 2016

• President Obama commuted the life-sentence of
a Criminal Justice Clinic client, Oct. 27, 2016

• 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

Steven B. Duke


• Sobering Up: Why the War on Marijuana Should Be Over Soon, The Learn Liberty Blog (2016)

other professional highlights

• Interviewed about criminal justice in America by Chinese Television (CCTV), Oct. 2016

• Member, Connecticut Commission on Medicolegal Investigations

• Board Member, Greater New Haven Chapter of American Civil Liberties Union

Robert C. Ellickson

lectures and addresses

• “When Civil Society Uses an Iron Fist: The Roles of Private Associations in Rulemaking and Adjudication,” Jim Tory Law and Economics Public Lecture, The 2016 Meetings of the Canadian Law and Economics Association, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, Sept. 23, 2016

• “The Effects of French Rent Controls: The Interwar Period and Today,” Laboratory for the Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies, Sciences-Po, Paris, France, July 7, 2016

• “When Civil Society Uses an Iron Fist: The Role of Private Associations in Social Control,” 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, Sciences-Po, Paris, France, June 17, 2016

• Panelist, “The Future of Communal Property,” Intensive Doctoral Week, Sciences-Po Law School, Paris, France, June 14, 2016

• “When Civil Society Uses an Iron Fist: The Role of Private Associations in Social Control,” plenary address to Twenty-Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Law and Economics Association, Harvard Law School, May 20, 2016


• When Civil Society Uses an Iron Fist: The Roles of Private Associations in Rulemaking and Adjudication, 18 Am. L. & Econ. Rev. 237–73 (2016)

• Prefaces for Chinese and Russian translations of Order without Law: How Neighbors Settle Disputes, published with permission of Harvard University Press

• Open Space in an Urban Area: Might There Be Too Much of a Good Thing?, Wolf Family Lecture on the American Law of Real Property, in Powell on Real Property WFL-1 TO -15 (2015), published by Matthew Bender Elite Products

other professional highlights

• Fourth recipient of the Ronald H. Coase Medal, awarded bi-annually by the American Law and Economics Association in recognition of major
contributions to the field of law and economics,
May 20, 2016

• Cityscapes: A Conference on Comparative Land Use Law, Yale Law School, Apr. 1–2, 2016, co-organizer and presenter of opening and closing remarks

William N. Eskridge, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• Keynote Address, “Religious Liberty/Marriage Equality: Legal Issues After Obergefell,“ Fordham University Conference on Religion and Sexuality, Sept. 2016

• “Marriage Equality, 1967–2016,” Henry J. Miller Lecture, Georgia State University School of Law, Sept. 2016

• “Protected Discrimination?,” Panel on Statutory
and Constitutional Exemptions from LGBT
Anti-Discrimination Laws for Religious Persons and Institutions, Plenary Session, Lavender Law Conference of LGBT Attorneys, Washington, DC, Aug. 2016


• Interpreting Law: A Primer on How to Read Statutes and the Constitution (Foundation Press, 2016)

• Churches Need Not Fear That Same-Sex Marriage Will Be Forced Upon Them, Salt Lake Tribune, Oct. 9, 2016

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

other professional highlights

• Honorary Degree, Doctor of Laws, Davidson College, May 2016

Daniel C. Esty

lectures and addresses

• “Beyond Green to Gold: The 21st Century Sustainability Innovation Imperative,” keynote address to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sustainability Summit, Cambridge, MA, Apr. 16, 2016

• “Climate Change 2016: The Action Challenge,” African Women’s Leadership Forum for Strategic Impact,
Yale University, New Haven, CT, Apr. 19, 2016

• “After Paris, What Place and Role for Non-State and Subnational Actors in the Climate Regime,” Climate Change Law Conference, University of Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France, June 16, 2016

• “Environmental Issues in the U.S. Presidential
Election,” Pour une République Ecologique, Paris, France, July 5, 2016

• “Internal Carbon Pricing: Practical Experiences from the Private Sector,” Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition webinar, Yale School of Management,
New Haven, CT, July 18, 2016

• “Striking a Balance: A Forum on Energy and the Environment,” The Atlantic Forum, Democratic National Convention, Philadelphia, PA, July 25, 2016

• “Challenges and Opportunities of the Clean Energy Transition,” The Climate Group, New York, NY,
Sept. 19, 2016

• “Sustainability as a Megatrend in the 21st Century,” Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum, New Haven, CT, Sept. 21, 2016

• “Conservation Up Close: Climate Change and Energy,” The Nature Conservancy, New York, NY, Sept. 29, 2016

• “Climate Change and Public Health: Why it Matters and Where We Are Going,” Yale University Women’s Organization Fall Lecture Series: Emerging Issues in Public Health, Orange, CT, Oct. 5, 2016


• A Proposed G20 Initiative for the International Trade and Investment Regimes on Sustainable Development and Climate Change, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development: Geneva (Apr. 2016)

• Toward a Sustainable Global Economy: An Initiative for G20 Leadership, Journal of Self-Governance and Management Economics 5(2): 46–60 (Aug. 2016)

• Regulatory Excellence: Lessons from Theory and Practice, in Achieving Regulatory Excellence (Cary Coglianese ed.), Washington, DC: Brookings Institution Press
(Oct. 2016)

Owen M. Fiss

lectures and addresses

• “Remarks on the 20th Anniversary of the Global Constitutional Seminar,” Sept. 21, 2016, available at https://www.law.yale.edu/centers-workshops/gruber-program-global-justice-and-womens-rights/global-constitutionalism-seminar/global-constitutionalism-20th-anniversary/remarks-20th-anniversary

• “Brennan and the Struggle for Civil Rights,” remarks delivered at a reunion of former law clerks of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., organized by the Brennan Center for Justice. Oct. 1, 2016, available at https://www.law.yale.edu/system/files/documents/faculty/fiss-justice_brennan.pdf

• Presentation on "Tiers of Standing" at the Graduate Seminar session, Oct. 21, 2016

• Book presentation of Lamin Sanneh's Beyond Jihad: The Pacifist Tradition in West African Islam,
Center for the Study of Globalization, Sept. 19, 2016


• Another Equality, Public Law Research, Zhejiang University Press, Vol. 15 (Spring, 2016), pp. 253–286
(in Chinese)

• Tiers of Standing, 2015 Sup. Ct. Rev. 89

• A Confession, Peking University Lawyers, No. 78
(July 1st, 2016), 15 (in Chinese)

• Como hacer para que la Constitución sea una verdad viviente, Prologue to Más allá de la igualdad formal ante la ley: ¿qué les debe el estado a los grupos desaventajados? Roberto Saba, Siglo Veintiuno Editores, Buenos Aires, 2016 (in Spanish), available at http://www.sigloxxieditores.com.ar/fichaLibro.php?libro=978-987-629-672-4

other professional highlights

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

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

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

• “Law, the Environment, and Current Crises in Global Capitalism,” Seminario en Latinoamérica de
Teoría Constitucional y Política (SELA), Havana, Cuba,
June 9–12, 2016

• Board member, Iran Human Rights Documentation Center, New Haven

James Forman, Jr.

lectures and addresses

• “Crime and Punishment in Black America,” Faculty Workshop, Stanford Law School, Apr. 20, 2016

• “Making the Liberal Arts Accessible to All,” Teagle Foundation, New York, NY, May 19, 2016

• “Overcriminalization: Causes and Solutions,”
King’s College, New York, NY, Sept. 29, 2016

• “Welcome Address,” Aspen Institute Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund, Aspen, CO, Oct. 3, 2016

other professional highlights

• Elected to American Law Institute, June 2016

Heather K. Gerken

lectures and addresses

• “Second-Order Diversity: Decentralization’s Egalitarian Possibilities,” Safra Center for Ethics and the Profession, Harvard University, Sept. 2016

• "The 2016 Race: How Citizens United, Political Polarization, and Donald Trump Are Changing
the Rules of the Game,” Yale Law School Alumni, Chicago, IL, Oct. 2016

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


• The Taft Lecture: Living Under Someone Else’s Law, 84
U. Cincinnati L. Rev. 377 (2016)

• Beyond Sovereignty, Beyond Autonomy: A Nationalist’s View of Federalism’s Future, National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution Project (2016)

• Article I, Section 8: Federalism and the Overall Scope of Federal Power, National Constitution Center’s Interactive Constitution Project (with Randy Barnett) (2016)

• The Citizens United Trilogy: The Myth, the True Tale, and the Story Yet to Come, in Election Law Stories 359 (2016) (with Erica Newland)

Abbe R. Gluck

lectures and addresses

“The Future of Chevron,” George Mason Research Roundtable, Chevron, Alexandria, VA, Mar. 2016

• “The Affordable Care Act Six Years In,” Grand Rounds, Yale New Haven Hospital, Apr. 2016

• “Why Empirical Work Matters in Statutory Interpretation,” University of Chicago Law Review Methodological Underpinnings of Legal Research Conference, May 2016

• “The Future of the Affordable Care Act,” Yale Global Health Leadership—UK Leaders Program, July 2016

• “The Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry” (moderated conversation, including Former FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg and Merck CEO Kenneth Fraizer), Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law/Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, NYC Alumni Breakfast, May 2016

• “Drafting and Interpreting Legislation,” New York City Law Department and New York City Council, May 2016

• “The New Health Care Federalism,” Indiana Law Review Special Symposium Volume, Oct 2016


• Unorthodox Lawmaking, Unorthodox Rulemaking, Colum. L. Rev. (2016)

• The Politics of Medicare and Drug-Price Negotiation, Health Affairs Online, Sept. 2016

other professional highlights

• Invited participant, Obama Administration Cancer Moonshot Summit, June 2016

• Elected member, American Law Institute

David Singh Grewal

lectures and addresses

• “The Invention of the Economy,” Lectures at the Academy of European Public Law (EPLO) Summer Program, Sounio, Greece, July 28–29, 2016

• “The Political Theology of Laissez-Faire,”
Yale-Sorbonne (Paris II) Conference on Law and Rationality, July 4, 2016

• “History of Political Economy,” Brief course at Yale-Institut Michel Villey (Paris-II) Summer Program,
June 2016

• “Two Views of International Trade in the Constitutional Order,” Seminar on “Numbers, Power, Money,” Columbia University, Apr. 8, 2016


Two Views of International Trade in the Constitutional Order, 94 Tex. L. Rev. 1495 (2016) (with Cory Adkins)

Democracy and Legitimacy in Investor-State Arbitration, 126 Yale L.J. F. 65 (2016) (with Cory Adkins)

The Domestic Analogy Revisited: Hobbes on International Order, 125 Yale L.J. 620 (2016)

• The Political Theology of Laissez-Faire, 17 Political Theology 417 (2016)

• Conspiracy Theory in a Networked World, 28 Critical Review 24 (2016).

• TPP’s Last Stand, Dissent Magazine, Oct. 19, 2016

other professional highlights

• Promoted to Professor of Law, 2016


Oona A. Hathaway

lectures and addresses

• “The Internationalists,” University College London, London, England, June 2016

• ICRC/Oxford Transatlantic Workshop on International Law, Oxford, England, July 2016

• “Cyber Attack and Information Operations as
Means and Methods of War,” Fugh Symposium,
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and
School, Charlottesville, VA, Aug. 2016

• “Hacking the Election,” Yale Law School, Sept. 2016

• “The Internationalists,” Yale World Fellows Program, New Haven, CT, Oct. 2016

• “Domestic Political and Legal Foundations of International Law," Duke-Japan Conference on
Foreign Relations Law, Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 2016


• Ensuring Responsibility: Common Article 1 and State Responsibility for Non-State Actors, Tex. L. Rev. (2016) (with Emily Chertoff, Lara Domínguez, Zachary Manfredi & Peter Tzeng)

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

• Contributor to Justsecurity.org

other professional highlights

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

• Strategic Planning Task Force, American Society of International Law

• Strategic Initiatives Committee, American Society
of International Law

• Director, Center for Global Legal Challenges, https://www.law.yale.edu/center-global-legal-challenges.

• Organized Yale-ICRC International Humanitarian Law Workshop, Yale Law School, Oct. 2016

• Co-organized Yale-Duke Foreign Relations Law Conference, New Haven, CT, Oct. 2016

• Yale Law School Appointments Committee Chair, 2016–2017

Paul W. Kahn

lectures and addresses

• “The Constitution and United States’ Culture,” Institute Michel Villey, Paris, May 2016

• “Project and System in the Legal Imaginary,” l’Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris, May 2016

• Seminar, “Political Theology: Schmitt and Kahn,” l’Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris


• The Jurisprudence of Religion in a Secular Age:
From Ornamentalism to Hobby Lobby
, 10 Law & Ethics of Human Rights 1–30 (2016)


Amy Kapczynski

lectures and addresses

• Panel presentation: “The TPP and Health” at New School Conference, “Rules, Rights and Resistance: The Battle over TTP and TTIP,” New York, NY, Apr. 29, 2016

• Panel Presentation: “Values in Intellectual Property Law,” St. John’s Law School Conference, “Values, Questions, and Methods in Intellectual Property,”
New York, NY, Apr. 22, 2016

• Panel Presentation: “A Prescription for Excessive Drug Pricing: Leveraging Government Patent Use for Health,” Intellectual Property Scholars Conference, Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA, Aug. 11–12, 2016

• Panel Presentation: International Trade and Access to Medicines, Health Policy and Bioethics Seminar, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, Oct. 14, 2016

• Keynote Address: UAEM, Past and Future, Universities Allied for Essential Medicines Annual Conference,
UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 15, 2016


‘Government Patent Use’: A Legal Approach to Reducing Drug Spending, 35 Health Affairs 791 (2016) (with Aaron Kesselheim)

• A Simple Way for the Government to Curb Inflated Drug Prices (with Zain Rizvi & Aaron Kesselheim), Washington Post, May 12, 2016

• A Prescription for Excessive Drug Pricing: Leveraging Government Patent Use for Health, 18 Yale J. L. & Tech. 275 (2016) (with Hannah Brennan, Christine Monahan & Zain Rizvi)

other professional highlights

• Co-founded the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency, a joint initiative of Yale Law
School, Yale Medical School, and the Yale School of Public Health

• Submission to the Department of Trade and Industry (South Africa) on the Intellectual Property Consultative Framework, Sept. 2016 (for GHJP and Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law, Harvard Law)

• Co-convened (with the American Constitutionalism Society), “Transforming the Global Economic Order: Understanding Critical Perspectives on the TPP,”
Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, Oct. 4, 2016

Harold Hongju Koh

lectures and addresses

• “On Global Lawyering,” K&L Gates firm retreat, Orlando, FL, Apr. 19, 2016

• “Tobacco Control as a Human Rights and Public Health Imperative,” Harvard Law School, WTO@20 Conference, Apr. 29, 2016

• “The Fairness Imperative in Arbitration,” American Arbitration Association-NYU Law School Conference on “Critical Issues in Arbitration,” May 6, 2016

• “Debate: A World Court of Human Rights?,”
Oxford Martin Programme, Hertford College,
Oxford University, May 9, 2016

• “Humanitarian Intervention and the Crime of Aggression,” Public International Law Group,
All Souls College, Oxford, May 10, 2016

• “Reconnecting with Timor-Leste,” Asia Society,
New York, NY, June 28, 2016

• “Grand Strategy: International Law as Smart Power,” Yale Young Global Scholars, New Haven, CT,
July 13, 2016

• “Tobacco Control as a Human Rights Issue: Phillip Morris v. Uruguay,” O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law Colloquium, Georgetown Law School, Sept. 7, 2016

• Dialogue with David Cole re Engines of Liberty,
Yale Law School, Sept. 13, 2016

• “Beyond the Huddled Masses,” Stratford Festival, Stratford, Ontario, Sept. 18, 2016

• “How Should I Live My Life as a Lawyer?,” Yale Law School, Sept. 19, 2016

• “Triptych’s End,” Yale-Duke Foreign Relations Law Roundtable, Durham, North Carolina, Oct. 2, 2015

• “70 Years Later: The Nuremberg Legacy and the Crime of Aggression,” Harvard Law School, Oct. 14, 2016


Global Tobacco Control as a Health and Human Rights Imperative, 57 Harv. Int’l L.J. 433 (2016)

The Enduring Legacies of the Haitian Refugee Litigation, 61 N.Y.L.S. L. Rev. 155 (2016/17)

The War Powers and Humanitarian Intervention,
53 Houston L. Rev. 971 (2016)

The Crime of Aggression: The United States Perspective (with Todd F. Buchwald), in Claus Kress &
Stefan Barriga eds., The Crime of Aggression:
A Commentary
(Cambridge University Press 2016)

‘Effective’ Policy in Syria: Ambassador Robert Ford’s View, Just Security Blog, June 21, 2016, available at https://www.justsecurity.org/31590/effective-policy-syria-ambassador-robert-fords-view/

Pain Versus Gain, Just Security Blog, June 20, 2016, available at https://www.justsecurity.org/31544/pain-gain/

Another Legal View of the Dissent Channel Cable on Syria, Just Security Blog, June 20, 2016, available

Michael Ratner: The Leading Progressive Lawyer of
a Generation
, Just Security Blog, May 12, 2016,
available at https://www.justsecurity.org/31010/michael-ratner/

other professional highlights

• Counselor, Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States

• Amicus Brief Brief by Professors of Constitutional Law and Foreign Relations Law in Support of Appellee (with Gerald Neuman, Sarah Cleveland, Christina Duffy Ponsa & Kal Raustiala), Rodriguez v. Swartz, 15-16410 (9th Cir. 2016)

• Counsel for Uruguay in Phillip Morris Brands Sarl. v. Oriental Republic of Uruguay, ICSID Case No. ARB/10/7, Award (July 8, 2016)

Douglas A. Kysar

lectures and addresses

• "It’s Later Than We Think: Understanding the Wickedness of Climate Change as a Policy Problem," Hutton Honors College, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Apr. 17, 2016

• "Living with Owning: Property, Community, and the Zanesville, Ohio Animal Release,” The Baldy Center for Law & Social Policy, SUNY Buffalo Law School, Buffalo, NY, Apr. 29, 2016

• "Living with Owning: Property, Community, and the Zanesville, Ohio Animal Release,” Legal Studies and Business Ethics Department Workshop, The Wharton School, Philadelphia, PA, Sept. 15, 2016


• Living with Owning: Property, Community, and the Zanesville, Ohio Animal Release, 92 Indiana L. J. __ (2016) (with Matt Ampleman)

• Environmental Emergencies, Global Constitutionalism Seminar Materials
(Judith Resnik ed., 2016)

other professional highlights

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

John H. Langbein

public service

• Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws; Attended Meetings of Joint Editorial Board for the Uniform Trust and Estate Acts, Chicago, IL, Apr. 29, 2016

• Drafting Committees on Principal and Income Act, Chicago, IL, Sept. 22–23, 2016


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


Anika Singh Lemar

lectures and addresses

• Work-in-Progress Presenter, Quiet Battles in the Quiet Revolution, Fifth Annual State and Local Government Law Works-in-Progress Conference, University of Houston Law Center, Oct. 5–6, 2016

• Panelist, The Power of Zoning: Reshaping Connecticut’s Affordable Housing Map, The Annual Conference of the Connecticut Housing Coalition,
Sept. 22, 2016

• Panelist, Connecticut’s New Economic Reality:
Making Adjustments and Moving Forward, Connecticut Housing Coalition’s 2016 Annual
Meeting, June 22, 2016

• Panelist, The Importance of Engagement and Defining Community Goals: Case Studies, 21st Thomas R. Gallivan Jr. Conference—Opportunity Everywhere: Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing to Transform Communities, University of Connecticut School of Law, June 9, 2016

• Facilitator, Affirmatively Funding Racial Equity:
A Day of Knowledge-Sharing Between Connecticut and National Foundations, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, May 27, 2016

• Keynote, “What Drives Economic Development? Agglomeration, Demographics and Why Regions Matter,” United Illuminating Annual Economic Development Conference, May 19, 2016

• Work-in-Progress Discussant, Fair Housing: Defining the Damage, American Association of Law Schools 39th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education, May 3, 2016

• Panelist, “Constructing a Blueprint for Choosing Clients in Community and Economic Development Clinics,” American Association of Law Schools 39th Annual Conference on Clinical Legal Education,
May 2, 2016

• Panelist, Food, Law, Design, and Student Learning: Drawing the Deal, 15th Annual Transactional Clinical Conference, Apr. 29, 2016

• Panelist, The Legal Obligation of States and Towns
to Advance Housing Opportunity, Annual Conference of the Fair Housing Association of Connecticut,
Apr. 28, 2016


Yair Listokin

lectures and addresses

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Taub Center for Social Policy Studies

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Bar-Ilan University School of Law

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Interdisciplinary Center, Herzliya, Israel

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Tel Aviv University School of Law

• “Law and Macroeconomics,” Haifa University School of Law


• How to Think About Income Tax When Interest Rates Are Zero, 151 Tax Notes 959 (May 16, 2016)

other professional highlights

• Research on discontinuities in Dow Chemical Company’s stock price featured in the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg News, and other news outlets

Jonathan R. Macey

lectures and addresses

• Economic Advisory Committee of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), A12, 2016


• The Genius of the Personal Benefit Test, 69 Stan. L. Rev. Online 17 (2016)

• Bank Corporate Governance: A Proposal for the Post-Crisis World, 22 Economic Policy Review 85–105 (2016) (Publication of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York) (with Maureen O’Hara)

• Insider Trading and the Supreme Court, Defining Ideas, A Hoover Institution Journal, available at http://www.hoover.org/research/insider-trading-and-supreme-court (Sept. 29, 2016)

other professional highlights

• Guest Contributor, Harvard Corporate
Governance Blog

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

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

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

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

• Chair, Yale Faculty Committee on Athletics

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

• Board of Directors, Yale Youth Hockey Association

Tracey L. Meares

lectures and addresses

• Discussant, “Police Actions and Citizen Mobilizations in Democratic Societies,” Yale University, ISPS Center for the Study of Inequality, Apr. 22, 2016

• Moderator, “The Inner City School: Inequality and Urban Education” (School to Prison Pipeline), Yale University, Apr. 22, 2016

• Keynote Speaker, “Mayor Libby Schaaf’s Safe Oakland Series: Fair and Just Policing,” Oakland, CA, Apr. 30, 2016, available at https://oaktalk.com/2016/05/11/safe-oakland-fair-and-just-policing/

• Moderator, “Deconstructing Ferguson II, How Social Policy, Law, and Institutions Shape Civic Life,” Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, Newark, NJ, May 5–6, 2016

• Robert H. Jackson Lecture on the Supreme Court of the United States, “Policing and Its Reform in the 21st Century,” Chautauqua Institution, Jamestown, NY, July 11, 2016, available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ML_H9N4cgaE&index=20&list=PLZQsNvvrHNbSMcWTmkOEqQ8bx_WBlpqWK

• Panelist, Democratic National Convention, “Lifesaving Solutions to the Urban Gun Violence Epidemic,” Philadelphia Convention Center, July 28, 2016


• National Public Radio/Morning Edition, “Did The Dallas Ambush Set Back Reform At Police Departments?,” July 11, 2016, available at http://www.npr.org/2016/07/11/485512660/did-the-dallas-ambush-set-back-reform-at-police-departments

• Podcast: In The Thick with Maria Hinojosa, “Law and Order: Is it Black or White,” July 13, 2016, available at http://futuromedia.libsyn.com/21-law-and-order-is-it-black-and-white

• Webinar (with Tom Tyler), “The Importance of Enhancing Procedural Justice in Interactions with Juveniles,” July 27, 2016, available at https://www.law.yale.edu/yls-today/news/professors-tyler-and-meares-hold-webinar-procedural-justice

• Podcast: Scholars Strategy Network’s No Jargon, Episode 47: A Path for Police Reform, Aug. 23, 2016, available at http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/scholars-strategy-networks-no-jargon/e/episode-47-a-path-for-police-reform-46017635

• Podcast: “Expert Briefing on Police Use of Force Against Communities of Color,” American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, Sept., 28, 2016, available at https://www.acslaw.org/node/923819313


• Policing Should Move Beyond Crime Reduction, Washington Post, July 21, 2016

• If You Want Independent Judges, Don’t Elect Them, N.Y. Times, June 8, 2016

• Burying the Lede: Why Teaching the Due Process Cases is Critical to Investigations in Criminal Procedure, 60
St. Louis U. L.J. 497 (Spring 2016)

• Lawful or Fair? How Cops and Laypeople View Good Policing, J. Crim. L. & Criminology, Northwestern University School of Law, Volume 105, Number 2 (Spring 2015)

• Police Lawfulness and Public Security, SAGE Handbook of Global Policing, Chapter 8, p122, available at http://www.aallnet.org/sections/fcil/newsletters/vol31/oct2016.pdf

Noah A. Messing

lectures and addresses

• Lecture to the Victorian Bar, “Overview of Empirical Research Related to Persuasion,” Melbourne, Australia, Apr. 29, 2016

• “Advanced Legal Writing: Appellate Advocacy,” Stanford Law School, May 11, 2016

• “The 2016 Presidential Election: The Rules of the Road and the Rule of Law in the Age of Twitter,” Yale Club of Shanghai, June 25, 2016


• A New Power?: Civil Offenses and Presidential Clemency, 64 Buff. L. Rev. 661 (Aug. 2016)

Teresa Miguel-Stearns

lectures and addresses

• Panelist, Inside the Ivory Tower: Competitive Intelligence for Law Schools, “ALLStAR Benchmarking,” American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, July 17, 2016

• Law Librarians of New England Annual Meeting, Portland, ME, Oct. 28, 2016


• Visit to the Biblioteca Nacional de Cuba José Martí, in Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section Newsletter, American Association of Law Libraries

other professional highlights

• Completion of three-year term (Vice Chair, Chair, Immediate Past Chair) of the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries

• Member of the Standing Committee, Section on Law Libraries of the International Federation of Law Libraries and Institutions

John D. Morley

lectures and addresses

• “The Separation of Funds and Managers,” Morgan Lewis Investment Management Conference

• “The Shareholder Wealth Effects of Poison Pills: Evidence from Exogeneous Shocks to Closed-End Funds,” Vanderbilt Law School Law and Economics Workshop


Nicholas R. Parrillo

lectures and addresses

• “The Endgame of Administrative Law: Disobedient Agencies and the Judicial Contempt Power,” Yale Law School Faculty Workshop, Aug. 29, 2016; University of Chicago Public Law Workshop, May 17, 2016

• “Compliance, Administrative Law, and Bureaucratic Process,” Address at Conference on “Complying with Law,” Loyola University Chicago, Sept. 23, 2016

• Invited Commentator, Panel on “Government Institutions and Civic Ideals,” Society for the History
of the Early American Republic, New Haven, CT,
July 22, 2016

• Invited Participant, Conference on William Novak’s A New Democracy: Law and the Creation of the Modern American State, 1866–1932, Georgia State University College of Law, May 3, 2016


Robert C. Post

lectures and addresses

• Addressed the 2016 Max Weber Conference at
NYU Deutsches Haus on “Democracy and Expertise,”
Mar. 31, 2016

• Delivered the Dahrendorf Lecture at St. Antony’s College, Oxford, on “Free Speech in the University,” May 3, 2016

• Delivered the Ninth Annual Privacy Lecture at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, “Google Spain and the Right to be Forgotten,” Oct. 6, 2016


• Exxon-Mobil is Abusing the First Amendment, Washington Post, June 25, 2016, available at https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/exxonmobils-climate-change-smoke-screen/2016/06/24/2df8b29c-38c4-11e6-9ccd-d6005beac8b3_story.html


J. L. Pottenger, Jr.

professional highlights

• Visited clinics at Melbourne, Monash, and
RMIT Universities, Melbourne, Australia

Claire Priest

lectures and addresses

• “History of Land Title Registration," Property Works in Progress Conference, Boston University, Sept. 24, 2016

• "Comment," Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, Yale Law School, June 28, 2016

• "Cuba’s History and Transformation through the Lens of the Sugar Industry," SELA (Seminario en Latinoamérica de Teoría Constitucional y Política), Havana, Cuba, June 10, 2016


• 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)

• Property and Democracy in the History of the United States, Prologue to Derecho y Humanidades, No. 24 (2015) (Chile)

• Two articles republished, in Economics of Legal History (D. Klerman ed. 2015)

other professional highlights

• Oscar M. Ruebhausen Grant to Study Cuban
Slavery in the Sugar Industry and Current Cuban Economic Reforms

George L. Priest

lectures and addresses

• Presented and Commented on a paper by Patrick Wieland, “Free Market Environmentalism in Peru: The Ups and Downs of a New Wave of Environmental Regulation” at the Seminario en Latino América de Teoría Constitucional y Política (SELA) in Havana, Cuba


• The Economics of Misperception, Review of Phishing for Phools: The Economics of Manipulation and Deception (George A. Akerlof and Robert J. Shiller), Volume XVI, No. 4 Claremont Review of Books 57 (Fall 2016)

• The Uncertain Welfare Effects of Railroad Competition and Railroad Regulation, 1870–1900, 12 (3) J. Competition L. & Econ. 427 (2016)

• The Economics of Insurance and the Current Restatement Project (forthcoming), George Mason L. Rev. ___ (2017)

other professional highlights

• Co-Chair of the Centennial Committee, Foote School, New Haven, CT

W. Michael Reisman


A Policy-Oriented Approach to Development, 3:1
J. Int'l & Comp. L. 141–148 (2016)

• Keynote Speech, 9 Investment Treaty Arbitration and International Law (JurisNet, LLC) (I. Laird et al eds.)
p. 177 (2016)

• The text of Humanitarian Intervention: Politics and Prudence: The James G. McDonald Distinguished Lecture on Humanitarian Intervention, (New York University School of Law, Sept. 27, 2012), in Foreign Policy Association (2013) has been republished in In Pursuit of Peace: Conflict Prevention and World Order (Noel V. Lateef ed.), p. 71–84 (2016)

other professional highlights

• Foreign Policy Association Board Meeting, New York, NY, May 10, 2016

• Department of State Advisory Committee on International Law (ACIL) Meeting, Washington, DC, May 24, 2016

Judith Resnik

lectures and addresses

• Presentation on “The Federal Arbitration Act, Preemption, and the Privatization of the Law,” 2016 National Association of Attorneys General, Southern Region Meeting, Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, GA, Apr. 18–19, 2016

• Public Lecture: “Representing Justice: Identity, Politics, and Rights,” University of Idaho College of Law, Boise, ID, Apr. 26, 2016

• Presenter (with Dennis Curtis): “Representations and Abstractions: Identity, Politics, and Rights,” at the conference The Cover-Up: Contributions to a Political Iconography, co-sponsored by the German Department and the Center for European and Mediterranean Studies at New York University,
New York, NY, May 6, 2016

• Convener: “Equality’s Frontiers,” Opening Plenary Session of the 25th anniversary, 13th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Women Judges, Washington, DC, May 27, 2016

• Presenter: “Aggregation and Disaggregation, Courts and ADR: Access to Justice in the United States,” Conference on Strategic Litigation, Humboldt University, Berlin, June 24, 2016

• Presenter (with YLS students Olevia Boykin, Tashiana Hudson, Diana Li, and Joseph Meyers): “Results of the 2015 Survey on Restrictive Housing and Efforts to Reduce Isolation in Prisons,” Association of State Correctional Administrators Summer Meeting,
Boston, MA, August 6, 2016

• Chair: “Acts of State, Acts of God,” Global Constitutionalism 2016, a part of the Gruber Program on Global Justice and Women’s Rights, Yale Law School, September 21–24, 2016; session co-leader, Prisons, Punishment, and Rights

• Presenter: “Sexual Assault on College Campuses,” National Association of Women Judges Annual Conference, Seattle, WA, October 7, 2016


• “Within Its Jurisdiction”: Moving Boundaries, People, and the Law of Migration, 160 Proceedings of
the American Philosophical Society
117 (June 2016)

• Arbitration Cuts the Public Out and Limits Redress, National Law Journal, Aug. 22, 2016

• Revising Our “Common Intellectual Heritage”: Federal and State Courts in Our Federal System, 91 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1831 (2016)

other professional highlights

• Advisor to The American Law Institute, Project on Sexual and Gender-Based Misconduct on Campus: Procedural Framework and Analysis

• Appointment as Academic Fellow, Pound Civil Justice Institute, June 2016

Cristina Rodríguez

lectures and addresses

• “OT 2015—The Supreme Court's Year in Review,” Practicing Law Institute Annual Seminar, Aug. 2016


• Racial Justice and Law: Cases and Materials
(First Edition, Foundation Press, 2016) (with R. R. Banks, G. Charles & K. Forde-Mazrui)

• Frameworks for Immigration Reform, in What’s the Big Idea? Recommendations for Improving Law & Society in the Next Administration (American Constitution Society, Oct. 2016), available at http://www.acslaw.org/sites/default/files/Whats%20the%20Big%20Idea.pdf

other professional highlights

• Elected to American Law Institute

Roberta Romano

lectures and addresses

• Institutional & Organizational Economics Academy (IOEA) 2016, Cargèse, Corsica, lecture: “The Iron Law of Financial Regulation”; Discussant: “Institutional Persistence and Change in England’s Common Law: 1700–1865"; and “Cutting the Cord?
An Empirical Examination for Information Sources in Crowdfunding”

• Yale-Humboldt Consumer Law Lectures,
“A Retrospective of the CFPB’s Activities:
When Rulemaking is the Exception Not the Rule”

• Humboldt University Berlin Faculty Seminar, “The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation”

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

• SIOE 2016, 20th Annual Conference of the Society for Institutional & Organizational Economics, “The Private Ordering Solution to Multiforum Shareholder Litigation”


• Remembering Marvin Chirelstein, 115 Colum. L. Rev. 305 (2016)


Carol M. Rose

lectures and addresses

• Attended Seminario en Latinoamérica de Teoría Constitucionál y Política (SELA), Havana, Cuba,
June 8–13, 2016

• Participated on Advisory Committee, 4th Restatement of Property, American Law Institute, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 2016

• Presented "The Law is Nine-Tenths of Possession: An Adage Turned on Its Head," Workshop on Property and Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, University of Miami, Miami, FL, Oct. 14, 2016

Susan Rose-Ackerman

lectures and addresses

• “Corruption and Government: Emerging Issues,” World Bank and International Economics Association Roundtable on Institutions, Governance and Corruption, Montevideo, Uruguay, May 26–27, 2016

• Four Panels on Corruption and Its Control: two at FGV, Sao Paulo; one at the University of Brasilia, Brasilia; one at Cardoso Foundation, Sao Paulo, Aug. 8–11, 2016

• Lecture on Corruption and Government, Second
edition, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Oct. 6, 2016


• Corruption in Asia: Trust and Economic Development, in (Ting Gong and Ian Scott eds.) Corruption in Asia (2016), pp. 85–96

• What Does ‘Governance’ Mean?, Governance 30th Anniversary Issue 2016, available at https://authorservices.wiley.com/bauthor/onlineLibraryTPS.asp?DOI=10.1111/gove.12212&ArticleID=5279756

• Corruption and Government, RegBlog, University
of Pennsylvania Law School, Apr. 27, 2016,
available at https://www.regblog.org/2016/04/27/rose-ackerman-corruption-and-government.

other professional highlights

• Co-organizer, Conference on Comparative Administrative Law, Yale Law School, Apr. 2016

• Guest lecturer, MGT 633 Global Leadership: Big Issues, Yale School of Management, Oct. 6, 2016

David N. Schleicher

lectures and addresses

• “How Land Use Law Impedes Transportation Innovation, Evidence and Innovation in Housing Law and Policy,” University of Chicago, June 3, 2016


• The Boundary Problem and the Changing Case Against Deference in Election Law Cases, 15(3) Election Law Journal 246 2016

• Getting People Where the Jobs Are, 42 Democracy:
A Journal of Ideas
(Fall 2016)

Peter H. Schuck

lectures and addresses

• Seminar at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, Dept. of Public Administration, “The Inherent Limits of Law in Policymaking”

• Seminar at Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, Dept. of Legal Studies, “Refugee Burden-Sharing: A Modest Proposal”

• Taught a short course at Yale-National University of Singapore on “An Introduction to American Society, Government, and Law”

• Conference on immigration and citizenship, Berlin, Germany

• Interview by Jim Engster, Louisiana Public Radio, on Why Government Fails So Often and How It Can
Do Better

• Taught seminar at Berkeley Law School on administrative law in the regulatory state

• Taught seminar at Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy, based on Why Government Fails so Often, and How It Can Do Better


• A Bathroom of One’s Own, N.Y. Times, May 18, 2016, available at http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/18/opinion/a-bathroom-of-ones-own.html?_r=0

other professional highlights

• Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Vicki Schultz

lectures and addresses

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


• Discussed in Olivia B. Waxman, Michelle Obama Was Right About the History of Workplace Sexual Harassment, Time, Oct. 14, 2016, available at http://time.com/4531585/michelle-obama-sexual-harassment-workplace-speech/

• Quoted in Chris Cumming, CVC Lawsuit Brings PE’s Gender Imbalance Back in the Spotlight, Dow Jones, Feb. 1, 2016, available at https://www.law.yale.edu/system/files/documents/faculty/schultz-cvcsuit.pdf

Reva Siegel

lectures and addresses

• Presented manuscript of “Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash: Consensus, Conflict, and Constitutional Culture,” Workshop on Dialogic Constitutionalism, Yale Law School, Apr. 29, 2016

• Commented on Jessica Clarke’s “Protected Class Gatekeeping,” 2016 Harvard/Stanford/Yale Junior Faculty Forum, Yale Law School, June 28, 2016

• Introductory talk and moderated lunch panel, Yale Law School Moot Camp, Sept. 9, 2016

• “The Abortion Conflict and the Court: From Casey (1992) to Whole Woman’s Health (2016),” City University of New York, College of Staten Island, College of Staten Island Legal Studies Institute 2016 Annual Lecture in Law, Philosophy, and Public Policy, Sept. 15, 2016

• Presented chapter on “Religious Accommodation and Equality” (with Doug NeJaime), Global Constitutionalism Seminar, Yale Law School,
Sept. 24, 2016

• Moderated panel on “Reproductive Rights, Family, and Faith,” Yale Law School Alumni Weekend, Oct. 22, 2016

• “The Abortion Conflict and the Court: From Casey (1992) to Whole Woman’s Health (2016),” Faculty Workshop, Drake University School of Law

• Drake Constitutional Law Center’s Distinguished Lecture Series, “Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash: Consensus, Conflict, and Constitutional Culture,”
Oct. 26, 2016

• Keynote address, “Same-Sex Marriage and Backlash: Consensus, Conflict, and Constitutional Culture,” Seventh Annual Constitutional Law Colloquium, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Nov. 5, 2016


• The Difference a Whole Woman Makes: Protection for the Abortion Right After Whole Woman’s Health, 126 Yale L.J. F. 149 (2016) (with Linda Greenhouse)

Kate Stith

lectures and addresses

• American Law Institute Annual Meeting, Motion
to Amend Proposed MPC definition of sexual
“consent” (passed by membership), Washington, DC, May 17, 2016

• Women’s Campaign School at Yale, "Electing Women Around the World," June 9, 2016


• Free Speech in Our Universities: A Commentary on the Woodward Report, in Campus Speech in Crisis (Encounter Books) (with J.A. Cabranes) (Oct. 1, 2016)

other professional highlights

• ALI Model Penal Code—Sexual Assault and Related Offenses (consulting member)

• ALI Model Penal Code—Sentencing (Adviser)

• Committee on Professional Responsibility, Connecticut Bar Association, proposed Rule 8.4(7)

• Adviser, Yale University Title IX, Feb.–Aug. 2016

Tom R. Tyler

lectures and addresses

• “Law and Psychology,” Graduate Program in Law and Social Science, Utrecht University, May 3, 2016

• “Advanced Methods Workshop,” Senior Legal Researchers, University of Utrecht, May 9, 2016

• “Popular Legitimacy and American Policing,” Dutch National Police, The Hague, May 10, 2016

• “Citizen Trust and Legitimacy in Democratic Government,” Utrecht University, May 12, 2016;
Leiden University, May 13, 2016

• “The Gap between Facts and Values in Law,” Montaigne Lecture, Utrecht Law School, May 13, 2016

• Invited symposium, “Psychology and Policing in America,” American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL, May 28, 2016

• Invited paper, “Trust and Justice in Intergroup Relations,” International Society for Justice Research, Canterbury, UK, July 21, 2016

• “New Directions in Court Reform,” Center for Court Innovation, New York, NY, Sept. 30, 2016


• Justice from Within: The Relations between a Procedurally Just Organizational Climate and Police Organizational Efficiency, Endorsement of Democratic Policing, and Officer Well-being (with R. Trinkner &
P.A. Goff), Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 22, 158–172 (2016)

• Lawful or Fair?: How Cops and Laypeople Perceive
Good Policing
(with T.L. Meares & J. Gardener), Journal of Criminology and Criminal Law, 105(2), 297–344 (2016)

• Street Stops and Police Legitimacy in New York
(with J. Fagan & T.L. Meares), in (Thierry Delpeuch & Jacqueline E. Ross eds.) Comparing the Democratic Governance of Police Intelligence, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar (2016)

James Q. Whitman

lectures and addresses

• "Harsh Justice,” Jenner and Block, Chicago, May 2016

• "Mercy,” University of Chicago Law School and Lumen Christi Institute, May 2016

Michael J. Wishnie

lectures and addresses

• “State DAPA?,” Drexel Law Review Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 2016

• “Case Theory and Narrative in Employment Litigation,” Boston Regional Office of the Solicitor,
U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, MA, Aug. 2016

• “Case Theory and Narrative in Immigration Litigation,” National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild Seminar, NYU School of Law, New York, NY,
Aug. 2016

• “Law School Clinics Serving Veterans,” T14 Veterans Conference, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, June 2016

• “Veterans at the Delta: Returning Servicemembers
in American Law and Society,” Law & Society,
New Orleans, LA, June 2016

• “Activist, Scholar, or Both?,” Immigration Law Teachers Workshop, Michigan State Law School, East Lansing, MI, May 2016

• "Emerging Issues in Veterans’ Law and Advocacy,” Branford Rotary Club, Branford, CT, May 2016

• “Case Theory and Narrative in Immigration Litigation,” National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild Seminar, University of Miami School of Law, Miami, FL, Apr. 2016

other professional highlights

• Eberg v. U.S. Dept. of Defense,—F.Supp.3d—, 2016 WL 3360465 (D.Conn. June 17, 2016) (in FOIA suit by former member of Connecticut Army National Guard who suffered sexual harassment and retaliation, ordering disclosure of withheld records and discovery regarding adequacy of agency searches)

• Reid v. Donelan, 819 F.3d 486 (1st Cir. 2016) (affirming in part and vacating and remanding in part district court order requiring bond hearings for class of long-term immigration detainees)

• Batalla Vidal v. Baran, No. 1:16-cv-4756 (E.D.N.Y. filed Aug. 25, 2016) (suit for declaratory and injunctive relief on behalf of young immigrant challenging application in New York of preliminary injunction entered in Texas against President Obama’s immigration relief program)

John Fabian Witt

lectures and addresses

• “Weapons of Truth: Money, Propaganda, and Civil Liberties in World War I America,” The Fulton Lecture in Legal History, University of Chicago, Apr. 19, 2016

• “The American Fund: A Story of Money and Politics in America,” Yale School of Management’s “Convening at Yale” series, Apr. 21, 2016

• “Ideological Origins of the Civil War Amendments,” Second Circuit Judicial Conference, Saratoga, NY,
May 25, 2016

• “James Weldon Johnson, Culture War, and the Roots
of Brown v. Board,” Law and Society Association,
New Orleans, June 3, 2016

• “A New Birth of Freedom: How the Civil War Era
Made a New America,” Yale for Life, June 6–10, 2016 (with Akhil Amar)

• “The Puzzling Laws of War: From Lincoln to Afghanistan,” Dartmouth University, Sept. 30, 2016

• “A Liberal Theory of Emergency Constitutionalism,” Yale American Constitution Society, Oct. 6, 2016

• “The Switch: The Twentieth-Century Reinvention of Freedom,” Hiram College, Hiram, OH, Oct. 13, 2016


• Ives and MacPherson: Judicial Process in the Regulatory State, 9 Journal of Tort Law 43 (2016)

• Constraint, Authority, and the Rule of Law in a Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, 85 Fordham L. Rev. 3 (2016)

• The Provocative Life of Judge Richard Posner,
N.Y. Times Book Review, Oct. 7, 2016

• Freedom and Restraint, in Ted Widmer ed.,
Disunion: A History of the Civil War
(Oxford University Press, 2016)

other professional highlights

• Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Lecturer, 2016–2017

• Chair, Yale University Committee to Establish Principles on Renaming

Taisu Zhang

lectures and addresses

• “Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions,” Peking University School of Law, Beijing, China, Oct. 13, 2016

• “Property and Economic Change in Early Modern Societies,” Renmin University School of Law, Beijing, China, Oct. 18, 2016

• “Western Scholarship on the Supreme People’s Court of China,” Supreme People's Court of China, Beijing, China, Oct. 19, 2016

• “Moral Economies in Land,” Tsinghua University Law School, Beijing, China, Oct. 25, 2016


• Cultural Paradigms in Property Institutions, 41
Yale J. Int'l L. 347 (2016)