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Monday, July 11, 2022


In The Press

Bill Ackman Winds Down $4bn Spac After Failing to Find a Target

Financial Times

This article mentions Professor of Law John Morley’s lawsuit on behalf of a PSTH shareholder against Ackman.

Wednesday, August 3, 2022


Tuesday, August 2, 2022


Douglas L. Stevick ’96

Douglas L. Stevick ’96, a 1998 Liman Fellow, is a General Counsel at Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.

Tuesday, July 26, 2022


Participants around a table for SELA 2022

Professor Daniel Markovits ’00 (center) was among the Law School faculty and students who attended the Seminar in Latin America on Constitutional and Political Theory in Santiago, Chile.

Friday, July 8, 2022


Ivan Ocon waves the American flag

Veterans Legal Services Clinic client Ivan Ocon returned to the U.S. after being deported to Mexico in 2016. With the clinic's help, he became a U.S. citizen on July 7.

Wednesday, July 6, 2022


Jessica Tueller ’21 with Inter-American Commission on Human Rights colleagues

Jessica Tueller ’21 (left), a Robina Fellow at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, worked with with former Commissioner Flávia Piovesan (center), and Human Rights Specialist Manuel Canahui.

Tuesday, July 5, 2022


Clifford Alexander Jr at a lectern in the Yale Law faculty lounge

Clifford L. Alexander Jr. ’58 LL.B. delivered a Dean's Lecture at the Law School in 2013.

Friday, July 1, 2022


Professor Gohara teaching

Clinical Professor Miriam Gohara received tenure this month and leads the Challenging Mass Incarceration Clinic and the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic. She teaches and writes about capital and non-capital sentencing, incarceration, and the historical and social forces implicated in culpability and punishment. Gohara recently discussed her work.

August 18 Thursday

Event

Governing Conversations: BRICS & Cybersecurity

10:00AM to 11:00AM
Online

August 22 Monday
August 22 Monday
August 29 Monday
September 1 Thursday

Event

Legal Theory Workshop

4:15PM to 6:00PM
Room TBD

September 7 Wednesday
September 8 Thursday

Event

Governing Conversations: Inoperability

10:00AM to 11:00AM
Online

September 8 Thursday

Event

LEAP Speaker Series

5:00PM to 6:30PM
TBD

September 9 Friday

Event

Paul Tsai China Center Open House

12:00PM to 1:00PM
Baker Hall TBD

September 14 Wednesday

Event

Ask Us Anything About International Law Programs at YLS

12:00PM to 1:00PM
Ruttenberg Dining Hall

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Thursday, August 4, 2022


In The Press

This Arthritis Drug Deserves Its Aggressive Patent Protection — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 4, 2022


In The Press

Top Experts Raise Questions Regarding Legal Basis of Zawahiri Strike

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Professor Oona Hathaway ’97, Adil Haque ’05 and Stephen Pomper ’93 access the legal basis for the U.S. airstrike that killed top al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Friday, July 29, 2022


In The Press

Why Yale Law’s Dean Says Eliminating Tuition for Students in Need Benefits the Legal Profession

ABC News

Dean Heather K. Gerken and Rakim H. D. Brooks ’16 discuss the impact of the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which eliminates tuition for students with the greatest financial need.

Thursday, July 28, 2022


In The Press

Here’s How States Can Empower Citizens to Help Combat Gun Violence — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor at Yale Law School and a Professor at Yale’s School of Management.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022


In The Press

How West Virginia v. EPA Changed the Administrative State — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 25, 2022


In The Press

Why Your House Was So Expensive

The Atlantic

Scholarship by Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 is cited in explaining why home construction and other kinds of construction are so costly in the U.S.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


In The Press

Why Is U.S. Infrastructure So Costly—and What Can We Do About It?

Wall Street Journal

Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 was interviewed about why American infrastructure projects are so costly.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


In The Press

Wait, Who Said That? Your Favorite Quote Probably Isn’t from The Person You Think

USA TODAY/ 5 Things Podcast

Associate Director for Collections and Special Projects and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R. Shapiro was interviewed about popular misquotations.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


In The Press

A Black Family Won Back Its Beach. The Law Remains Broken — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 22, 2022


In The Press

Political Emails May Be Spam, But Gmail Wants to Set Them Free — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.