Monday, October 16, 2017


Trump’s EPA to Curb Legal Settlements With Environmentalists

Director of the Environmental Protection Clinic and Clinical Lecturer in Law Josh Galperin is quoted in a blog post about a push by the Trump administration to curb legal settlements between the EPA and conservationists.

Monday, October 16, 2017


New device detects texting while driving, but is it legal?

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a story about privacy issues related to accessing phone records for those involved in motor vehicle accidents.

Saturday, October 14, 2017


An Episcopalian judge helped decide an Episcopalian dispute at S.C. Supreme Court: Was that wrong?

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about whether a that S.C. Supreme Court Justice should have recused herself from a court case that involved her church.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


Reproductive Rights Clinic Joins Lawsuit Over Birth Control Access

The Reproductive Rights and Justice Project has joined a lawsuit defending women's equal access to coverage of contraceptives.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017


Ethics Bureau Advocates for New Trial in Death Row Case

A death row inmate appealing his conviction will have his case reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court this year, a major development that comes after years of advocacy from the Ethics Bureau at Yale.

Sunday, October 8, 2017


Supreme Court ponders if lawyer can concede client’s guilt when accused claims innocence

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about whether it violates the Constitution for a defense counsel to concede a client’s guilt against the accused’s wishes.

Thursday, October 5, 2017


Ethics Bureau Instrumental in SCOTUS Reversal of Capital Murder Case

After a long legal fight, the U.S. Supreme Court summarily vacated a constitutional decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court, handing former death row inmate Roger Lacaze a major victory in his quest for a new trial.

Thursday, October 5, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Sues Commerce Department Over Census Records

Students from the Rule of Law Clinic filed a federal lawsuit to compel the Commerce Department to produce records it has unlawfully withheld about preparations for the 2020 Census.

Thursday, October 5, 2017


Industry Lawsuits Try to Paint Environmental Activism as Illegal Racket

Director of the Environmental Protection Clinic and Clinical Lecturer in Law Josh Galperin is quoted in an article about a suit filed against Greenpeace by Resolute Forest Products, a Canadian logging and paper company.

Tuesday, October 3, 2017


Veterans Sickened by Plutonium Sue Pentagon for Records

Veterans Legal Services Clinic is representing clients in a lawsuit that seeks to obtain records related to U.S. airmen’s exposure to ionizing radiation.

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