Monday, April 24, 2017


If you really respect Trump voters, tell them the truth

Vox

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article.

Friday, April 21, 2017


21,000 Reasons Scalia Was Right—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, April 20, 2017


The age of mass incarceration may actually be abating

The Washington Post

A commentary cites the new book by Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92.

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Former public defender explains why we need to go further on fighting mass incarceration

PBS NewsHour

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed about his new book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


'Locking Up Our Own' Details The Mass Incarceration Of Black Men

National Public Radio/ All Things Considered

 Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ‘92 was interviewed about his new book, “Locking Up Our Own.”

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Solitary by the Numbers

Frontline

A study by the Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators is cited in a feature article about solitary confinement.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017


Connecticut Veterans Sue Army Over Less-Than-Honorable Discharges Due To PTSD

WSHU

Helen White ’18 is quoted in a story about a class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans given unfair less-than-honorable discharges. They are being represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Monday, April 17, 2017


Suit aims to help wounded veterans correct unfair discharges

New Haven Register

Johnathan Petkun ’19 and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 are quoted in an article about a class-action lawsuit filed by on behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans given an unfair less-than-honorable discharge. They are being represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Friday, April 14, 2017


Power and Punishment: Two New Books About Race and Crime

The New York Times

Professor of Law James Forman Jr.’s book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America is reviewed.

Friday, April 14, 2017


Trailblazer: U-M Law Aluma to become 1st female dean of Yale Law School

LegalNews.com

J. Skelly Wright Professor of LawHeather Gerken is profiled on the occasion of her appointment as the next dean of the Law School.

Thursday, April 13, 2017


The Broken Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


A War With Unintended Consequences

The New York Times

A review of Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America by Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92

Wednesday, April 12, 2017


Day two of federal court hearing on death row inmate lawsuit

Arkansas Times

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about a hearing on whether eight inmates scheduled to die by lethal injection have had their right to effective counsel violated by the state’s expedited scheduling of the executions.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017


Has Jeff Sessions Ushered In A New Kind Of Federalism?

Huffington Post

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is cited in an article about federalism.

Saturday, April 8, 2017


Trump, Congress and Syria—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Saturday, April 8, 2017


The Senate's filibuster follies: Despite the hue and cry, the 'nuclear option' is nothing to fear—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

New York Daily News

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Friday, April 7, 2017


I Just Lost My Fourth Student This Year to Gun Violence. I Want to Make Sure He’s the Last.

The Trace

An article by Justice Collaboratory Member and Sociology Professor Andrew Papachristos is cited in an article about the risk of gun violence and how it spreads through social networks.

Friday, April 7, 2017


Trump Doesn't Need Congress to Strike in Syria—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, April 7, 2017


Was Trump’s Strike on Syria Legal?

The New Yorker

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about the Syria airstrike.

Friday, April 7, 2017


Abbe Gluck on the Nuclear Option and Gorsuch Confirmation

Uptown Radio

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed about the Gorsuch confirmation.

Friday, April 7, 2017


Not Illegal: But Now The Hard Part Begins—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 

Friday, April 7, 2017


Goodbye, U.S. Senate—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Los Angeles Times

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 6, 2017


New York's Solitary Confinement Overhaul Gets Pushback From Union

NPR/ Morning Edition

A study conducted by the Liman Program is mentioned in a story about pushback to New York State reforms in the use of solitary confinement.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


No Winners or Losers, Please—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

China File

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Lawsuit Over Connecticut Quarantines During 2014 Ebola Epidemic Dismissed

Legal Reader

Kyle Edwards ’18 and Emma Roth ’17 are quoted in an article about the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic charging that the government of Connecticut displayed a pattern and practice of unlawful quarantine of travelers from countries affected by Ebola.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


Expert Psychology: The Power of Trust at Trial

National Law Review

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is cited in an article about expert testimony.

Monday, April 3, 2017


Top Human Rights Lawyers’ Views on Trump’s Human Rights Record

Just Security

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights and director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights Jim Silk ’89 and Kenneth Roth ’80 are quoted in an article about responses to President Trump’s human rights record.

Saturday, April 1, 2017


Defying Congress, the Navy promoted SEAL commander

Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a former Navy SEALs commander who was granted a retroactive promotion, back pay, and a bigger pension after multiple investigations found he had retaliated against whistleblowers.

Friday, March 31, 2017


Privacy Is the Price We Pay for Our Internet Lives—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, March 30, 2017


The Company You Keep

Vera Institute

Collaboratory member and Sociology Professor Andrew Papachristos presented, “The Company You Keep: using network science to understand neighborhood and police violence,” at the Vera Institute of Justice in New York City.

Thursday, March 30, 2017


The Empty Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Peter Shuck Yale Professor on the 5 Hard Issues Dividing America

WTAN/ Freedom Works with Paul Molloy

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was interviewed about his new book, One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


The Law Is a Zoo in New Exhibit

New Haven Independent

Rare book librarian Michael Widener is interviewed about the library’s latest exhibit, Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Bergdahl appeal filed, judge also pushes back court-martial trial set for April

Idaho Statesman

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted about the latest efforts to have the charges against his client Bowe Bergdahl dismissed in light of comments by then-candidate Donald Trump.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Get Politics, Guesswork Out Of School Funding—A Commentary by Matt Nguyen ’19, Brandon Levin ’19, and Eric Chung ’17

The Hartford Courant

Matt Nguyen ’19, Brandon Levin ’19, and Eric Chung’17 of the Education Advocacy Clinic are students at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Race and Policing: State and Local Perspectives

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares participated on a webcast hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


How Open Data Can Revolutionize a Society in Crisis—A Commentary by Beth Simone Noveck ’97

Brink News

Beth Simone Noveck ’97 is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Why the Spike in Civilian Casualties of U.S. Military Action?—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

Newsweek.com

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


As ICE Retaliates Against Austin, Learn How New Haven Fought Back Against a 2007 ICE Crackdown

Democracy Now!

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is interviewed about how New Haven responded to ICE raids in 2007.

Monday, March 27, 2017


Justice Springs Eternal—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. '92

New York Times

James Forman Jr. '92 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 27, 2017


Obamacare Legal Cases

CNBC/ Nightly Business Report

Professor of Law and director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed on court cases related to Obamacare.

Sunday, March 26, 2017


Lingering Obamacare court cases are troubling insurers

CNBC

Professor of Law and director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted on court cases related to Obamacare.

Friday, March 24, 2017


Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Balkinization

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Friday, March 24, 2017


Yale Clinic Leads Legal Fight to Unseal Docket Tied to Trump Associates

Connecticut Law Tribune

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School is featured in an article about a new motion the clinic filed that could unseal court records shedding light on President Donald Trump's alleged ties to a man linked to the Russian mafia.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Can senators reject Gorsuch for purely political reasons? And other confirmation questions, answered—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Los Angeles Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Frank Beckmann Show: Peter Schuck

WJR

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was interviewed about his latest book, One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Discussing inequality and the criminal justice system with Yale professor Vesla Weaver

St. Louis Public Radio

Justice Collaboratory member and Associate Professor of Political Science Vesla Weaver speaks about her work on inequality and the criminal justice system, specifically the impact of the events that unfolded around the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO in August 2014. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Chinese police 'admit torture' of dead suspect

ABS CBN News

Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center and Lecturer in Law Jeremy Daum is quoted about a statement issued by police in central China's Henan province regarding the death of a man in their custody.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Ideas: Why the Nazis Loved America—A Commentary by James Whitman ’88

Time.com

James Q. Whitman ’88 is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

Lincoln Caplan is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

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