Monday, May 22, 2017


How the Swastika Became a Confederate Flag

The New York Times

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman’s ’88 new book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law is cited in an article about racism in America.

Monday, May 22, 2017


David Schleicher on Local and State Regulation and Declining Mobility

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher was a guest on a podcast where he discussed how government regulations have led to a significant decline in inter-state mobility.

Friday, May 19, 2017


Four More Years? Don’t expect President Trump to go down without a fight. And he may take our Constitution with him.—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Huffington Post

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

Friday, May 19, 2017


The Nazis as students of America’s worst racial atrocities

The Washington Post

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman’s ’88 new book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law is cited in an article about racism in America.

Friday, May 19, 2017


In one Alabama community, environmental justice is hard to find

Newsworks

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted in an article about an Alabama community’s longstanding civil rights complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency.

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Can the Special Counsel Uncover the Truth? Dream On—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


When Black America Was Pro-Police

The Atlantic

A book by Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 is discussed in an article about views about police by black Americans.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Comey Firing Could Wake a Constitutional Wolf

Bloomberg BNA

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about congressional efforts to appoint an independent prosecutor to investigate links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Trump’s administration says the travel ban isn’t like Japanese internment. It is.—A Commentary by Duncan Williams and Gideon Yaffe

The Washington Post

Duncan Williams is an associate professor of religion and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California and Gideon Yaffe is Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


For Voting Rights Advocates, Court Decision Is ‘Temporary Victory’

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s decision not to reconsider an appellate decision on voting rights.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Trump's Flexing Of Executive Power Raises Legal Questions

Morning Edition

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is part of a panel discussing executive power.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Did President Trump Obstruct Justice?

The Atlantic

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck is quoted in an article about whether the president obstructed justice.

Monday, May 15, 2017


“Motivated ignorance” is ruining our political discourse

Vox.com

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about political discourse.

Sunday, May 14, 2017


Fareed Zakaria/ GPS

CNN

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 was a guest where she discussed the firing of FBI director James Comey.

Friday, May 12, 2017


U.S. Crackdown on For-Profit Schools Is Said to Go Idle

The New York Times

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is referenced in an article on an apparent slowdown of federal investigations into for-profit colleges. The VLSC represents Veterans Education Success, an organization that advocates for former members of the military who say they were misled by for-profit colleges. Its director, Carrie Wofford ’01, is quoted.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Would creating one big electric grid in the West threaten California?

San Francisco Chronicle

Juliana Brint ’17 is quoted in an article about a study by the Environmental Protection Clinic about a proposed consolidation of power grid management in the West.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Outgoing Yale Law Dean Says School Is ‘Reinvigorated’

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is interviewed about his tenure as dean of the law school.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


A Warning on Trump’s Religious Liberty Order—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, May 10, 2017


Podcast: Exploring the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’

National Constitution Center/ Constitution Daily

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was a guest on a podcast, where she discussed the future of sanctuary cities.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Is This a Constitutional Crisis?

Politico

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77, David Cole ’84, Saikrishna Prakash ’93, and Jamal Greene ’05 contributed to an article on the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


We’ve Got to ACT UP to Stop Trumpcare—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


A Landfill Is Consuming This Historic Alabama Community. The EPA Ignored Complaints. Now the Case Is Closed.

Mother Jones

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted in an article about a longstanding civil rights complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency that was abruptly closed last month.

Monday, May 8, 2017


The 'Portals' Encouraging Real Conversations About Policing and Race

Citylab

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares and Justice Collaboratory member Professor Vesla Weaver are interviewed in an article about a project facilitating discussions about policing and incarceration among low-income black and Latino communities in U.S. cities.

Monday, May 8, 2017


I Side With the 'Bad Guys' on Encryption—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.

Sunday, May 7, 2017


Attorney: Police shooting of black teen ‘completely unjustified’

MSNBC

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares was a guest where she discussed police reform.

Sunday, May 7, 2017


A Travel Ban’s Foe: A Young Firebrand and Her Pro Bono Brigade

The New York Times

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a profile of visiting clinical lecturer Rebecca Heller ’10. Ms. Heller’s husband, Dan Mullkoff ’10, is mentioned.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


FBI chief’s testimony on Trump-Russia investigation unlikely to reveal full picture

The Spokesman-Review

Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid Asha Rangappa ’00 is quoted in a story about FBI director James Comey’s testimony before Congress regarding possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Navy spy case moved up to Thursday, shortened to 2 days

The Virginian-Pilot

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an article about the rescheduling of a Navy court case.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


ACLU sues LAPD for public records act violations

Los Angeles Sentinel

A lawsuit against the Los Angeles Police Department filed by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic and the ACLU is discussed in an article.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Can the Police Regain Trust?

Yale Insights

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is interviewed about the relationship between police and communities.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017


Episode 165: Immigration Reform and Europe’s Collapsing Left

The American Interest

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was a guest on a podcast where he discussed immigration policy.

Monday, May 1, 2017


Taking a ride on the NIH budget rollercoaster—A Commentary by Harlan M. Krumholz and Gregg Gonsalves

STAT

Harlan M. Krumholz is professor of cardiology, investigative medicine, and public health at Yale University and Gregg Gonsalves is assistant professor of epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health; a research scholar and associate adjunct professor at Yale Law School; and co-director of the Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency and the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership.

Monday, May 1, 2017


Meet the next Dean of Yale Law School

WSHU

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken was interviewed about her upcoming deanship.

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Time & Punishment

The Independent

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

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Black-on-black crime, black-on-black punishment in America

The Guardian

A book by Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was reviewed.

Saturday, April 29, 2017


Whiplash: U.S.-China Relations in Trump’s First 100 Days — A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

Illinois Law Review

Robert D. Williams is Executive director of the Yale Law School Paul Tsai China Center, where he is also a Senior Fellow and Lecturer in Law.

Friday, April 28, 2017


Think Last Decade's Taxes Are Done? Maybe Not—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 28, 2017


Prison Officials Resist Push to Curb Solitary Confinement

Wall Street Journal

A study by the Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators is mentioned in an article on how prison officials are resisting efforts to curb the use of solitary confinement. (Note: Subscription required to read publication.)

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


Court victory aids veterans in benefit denials

The New Haven Register

John Giamatteao ’17, a student with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, is quoted in an article about a court decision that will allow a class-action challenge to appeals of benefit denials by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017


'Until the Drug Dealer's Teeth Rattle'

The Atlantic

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

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.

Monday, April 24, 2017


Free speech advocates oppose Idaho’s ag-gag law

Idaho Falls Post Register

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression is among a number of groups who have signed amicus briefs in support of a challenge to the “ag-gag” laws in Idaho.

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.

Thursday, April 20, 2017


This low-paid Atlanta lawyer is one of the best

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A profile of Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright on the occasion of his retirement from the Southern Center for Human Rights.

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.

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.

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.

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