Wednesday, September 18, 2019


What Reconstruction-Era Laws Can Teach Our Democracy

The New York Times

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law Lincoln Caplan reviewed Eric Foner’s book How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


Purdue Pharma Responds to Wave of Opioids Litigation by Filing for Bankruptcy. What Happens Now?

Time

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in Time about the consequences of Purdue Pharma filing for bankruptcy in their settlement regarding the opioid crisis.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019


The Electoral College Flips Elections More Than We Thought — 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, September 12, 2019


Religious Crusaders at the Supreme Court’s Gates — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, September 12, 2019


The Garden of College Excellence Is Growing Weeds – A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Minding the Campus

Peter H. Shuck is Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


America’s Long History of Resisting Self-Service — A Commentary by 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.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019


Green Beret Fights to Sue Military Doctors

MedPage Today

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted in MedPage Today about the limits of a Supreme Court case that bars active-duty service members from suing the government for negligence.

Monday, September 9, 2019


The Meritocrat Who Wants to Unwind the Meritocracy

The New York Times

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits ’00 is interviewed in The New York Times about his new book The Meritocracy Trap: How America’s Foundational Myth Feeds Inequality, Dismantles the Middle Class and Devours the Elite.

Monday, September 9, 2019


Are The U.S. And China Headed For A Cold War?

NPR / Morning Edition

Visiting Lecturer in Law Susan A. Thornton is quoted on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition about the future of U.S. relations with China.

Wednesday, September 4, 2019


Symposium: Textualism’s moment of truth — A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

SCOTUSblog

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019


Opioid Legal Fight Closer to Costly Asbestos Suits Than Tobacco

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in Bloomberg Law about comparing opioid lawsuits to tobacco and asbestos litigation.

Monday, September 2, 2019


When It Comes to Voting, You Can’t Phone It In — A Commentary by A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Monday, September 2, 2019


How The Times Uses FOIA to Obtain Information the Public Has a Right to Know

NYTimes.com

The Media Freedom & Information Access (MFIA) Clinic is mentioned in a New York Times article about how the newspaper uses FOIA lawsuits to gain access to information.

Friday, August 30, 2019


The brain, the criminal and the courts

Knowable Magazine

Research by Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence Gideon Yaffe about neuroscience and the law is mentioned in Knowable Magazine.

Friday, August 30, 2019


Harp Bolsters Protections for Undocumented Immigrants

Yale Daily News

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael J. Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a news story about New Haven Mayor Toni Harp’s executive order strengthening protections for undocumented immigrants.

Friday, August 30, 2019


Civil Rights Turned Topsy-Turvy — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019


Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million in opioid case

CNN

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed about the landmark Oklahoma court decision ordering Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the state’s opioid crisis.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019


Johnson & Johnson Was Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis. With Similar Lawsuits Across the Country, That Could Be Just the Beginning

Time

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted about what landmark the Oklahoma court decision against Johnson & Johnson for its role in the Oklahoma's opioid crisis means for cases pending against drug manufacturers.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Revered From Left And Right, She’ll Soon Be Canada’s Longest-Serving Judge

Los Angeles Tiimes

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted about Rosalie Abella, Canada’s longest-serving judge.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Opioid Trial Judge Could Deliver Biggest Judgment in U.S. History

CNN

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted on the ruling in a historic Oklahoma opioid trial.

Monday, August 26, 2019


The Limits of Private Action: What the Past 40 Years Taught Us About the Perils of Unregulated Markets — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 and Ganesh Sitaraman

Pro-Market

Anne Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation at Yale Law School. Ganesh Sitaraman is a Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School. This commentary is an excerpt from the book their book, The Public Option: How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Trump Has 'Absolute Discretion' To Nix DACA, Justices Told

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael J. Wishnie ’93 and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services clinic are mentioned in an update of a number of cases related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Monday, August 19, 2019


How Life Became an Endless, Terrible Competition — A Commentary by Daniel Markovits '00

The Atlantic

Daniel Markovits ’00 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 19, 2019


How High are Infrastructure Costs? Analyzing Interstate Construction Spending

The Brookings Institution

A paper coauthored by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 and Leah Brooks of The George Washington University on why highway construction costs have risen is highlighted.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Trump's Greenland Folly: 'Not As Simple As Buying A Resort'

Law360

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted about the feasibility of buying an autonomous territory.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Claims: Migrant Children Molested in U.S.-Funded Foster Care

The Associated Press

Aseem Mehta ’20, a student with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, is quoted about a settlement in a case of a migrant child held in government custody.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Interview with Gordon Silverstein about Yale Law School's Ph.D. in Law Program

PrawfsBlawg

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs Gordon Silverstein answers questions about Yale's Ph.D. in Law program.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


On Immigration, the Democrats Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


Five Decisions That May Sway High Court On LGBT Protections

Law360

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted on cases coming before the Supreme Court that will test whether sex discrimination extends to bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


The Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Appetite — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019


Obamas, Policing, and Gun Violence

Martha’s Vineyard Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares covers various topics in this profile, including a project on gun violence with Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00.

Monday, August 12, 2019


Resuming Federal Executions Unlikely to Affect Military Death Row

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted about the impact of resuming federal capital punishment on the military justice system.

Friday, August 9, 2019


The Trump Administration’s Execution Plan is a Disservice to America — A Commentary by Miriam Gohara

MEAWW

Miriam Gohara is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 8, 2019


There is a Need for Fresh Thinking on Human Rights

The Economist

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn is cited in a commentary on human rights.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019


The Power of the Public Option: A Q&A With Ganesh Sitaraman and Anne Alstott

The American Prospect

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law Anne L. Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman are interviewed about their new book. 

Wednesday, August 7, 2019


InterLibrary Loan Will Change Your Life

Literary Hub

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Teresa Miguel-Stearns is quoted on the history of interlibrary loan.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Death Penalty Questionable as a Deterrent to Mass Killing

The Associated Press

Clinical Associate Professor Miriam Gohara is quoted in an article about the death penalty as punishment for mass shootings.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Drug Assistance Programs Offer Little Charity to Uninsured

Reuters

Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Katherine L. Kraschel is quoted in a news story about a study of patient assistance programs.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Exxon Accused of Pressuring Witnesses in New York Climate Fraud Case

Climate Liability News

Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted about the New York attorney general’s litigation against Exxon. 

Monday, August 5, 2019


A Public Option For Everything?

WGBH

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law Anne L. Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman are interviewed about their new book. 

Sunday, August 4, 2019


As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help

The New York Times

Visiting Lecturer in Law Susan Thornton is quoted in a story about tensions between Japan and South Korea.

Sunday, August 4, 2019


A Court Hearing This Week Could Be a Step Toward a National Opioid Settlement

Barron's

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted about ongoing opioid litigation.

Friday, August 2, 2019


On Hong Kong, the United States Must Find Its Voice — A Commentary by Susan A. Thornton and Ryan Hass

Lawfare

Susan A. Thornton is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center. 

Friday, August 2, 2019


Investigator of Green Beret’s Murder Had Romantic Relationship With Witness, Lawyer Says

The Daily Beast

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a news story about the death of a Green Beret.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Every D.A. in America Should Open a Sentence Review Unit — A Commentary by James Forman Jr. '92 and Sarah Lustbader

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. '92 is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


What About Rochester?

Project Syndicate

The new book by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor Anne L. Alstott ’87 and Ganesh Sitaraman is discussed in an article on how to promote economic growth in mid-sized cities.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


War Crimes Related Case Tossed Against SEAL Platoon Leader

The Associated Press

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a news story about the dismissal of charges in a Navy case.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


To Fix Its Housing Crunch, One U.S. City Takes Aim at the Single-Family Home

Bloomberg Businessweek

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is quoted about the new urban plan for Minneapolis that ends single-family zoning.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


Arizona Asks for U.S. Supreme Court involvement in Opioid Case

The Associated Press

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a news story about lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies that produce opioid drugs.

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