Tuesday, September 21, 2021


Has War Become Too Humane?

Foreign Affairs

The new book by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is reviewed.

Sunday, September 19, 2021


Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Still Provokes a Debate Over Decency — 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, September 17, 2021


Texas Bounty Hunters, or a Private Army? — A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Austin American-Statesman

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and the Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Friday, September 17, 2021


How the Supreme Court Is Quietly Bolstering the Power of Religion

WNYC

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discusses what recent Supreme Court rulings say about the current makeup’s views on religious liberties.

Thursday, September 16, 2021


Until I’m Told Otherwise, I Prefer To Call You ‘They’ — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

The Washington Post

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

Thursday, September 16, 2021


The Problem With Making War “Humane”

The Nation

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses his new book.

Wednesday, September 15, 2021


Lawsuit Against Air Force Aims To Overturn Less-Than-Honorable Discharges Among Those With Trauma

WSHU

Alexis Kallen ’23 comments on a proposed nationwide class action suit filed by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Monday, September 13, 2021


Madison Police Step up Fight To Withhold Barbara Hamburg Murder Investigation Files From HBO’s ‘Murder on Middle Beach’ Filmmakers

The Hartford Courant

Clinical Lecturer David Schulz ’78 discusses efforts by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic to gain public access to police records from a 2010 murder in Madison, Connecticut.

Monday, September 13, 2021


How the Real Jane Roe Shaped the Abortion Wars

The New Yorker

A review of The Family Roe: An American Story cites research by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Clinical Lecturer in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL.

Sunday, September 12, 2021


Where Roe v. Wade Stands After Texas Abortion Ban Allowed To Go Into Effect

ABC News

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith comments on the Texas abortion ban.

Saturday, September 11, 2021


How 9/11 Radically Expanded the Power of the U.S. Government

Time

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 discusses potential dangers of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Friday, September 10, 2021


60 Words, 20 Years

RadioLab

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh were interviewed about the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Thursday, September 9, 2021


BlackRock, Defying Soros Warning, Breaks New Ground in China

Bloomberg

Professor Taisu Zhang ’08 comments on U.S. asset managers’ willingness to invest in China.

Thursday, September 9, 2021


God Has No Place in Supreme Court Opinions — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


The Current for Sept. 8, 2021

CBC

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith discusses how the new Texas abortion law works and how it might be challenged.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


The Lawfare Podcast: ‘Humane’ with Samuel Moyn

Lawfare

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses his new book.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


The Claim that the U.S. Government Already Has the Power to Lower Drug Prices

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted on to what degree the federal government can dictate drug prices.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


The Dangers of Making War Less Dangerous

The New York Times

The New York Times reviews Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, the new book by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


From a Founder — What Critical Race Theory Means

Dear Ohio Podcast

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 was interviewed about critical race theory.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021


YLS Liman Center Members Testify on Solitary Confinement in Pennsylvania

Yale Daily News

The Yale Daily News reported on testimony given by Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik before the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Policy Committee on the use of solitary confinement. Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll is quoted, and Liman Center clinical fellow Skylar Albertson ’18, Sarita Benesch ’23, and Wynne Graham ’22 are mentioned.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


In Eight-Year Scheme, Former Medical School Employee Charged With Stealing Millions From Yale

Yale Daily News

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith comments on a charge of fraud and money laundering.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


Most Extreme Abortion Law in U.S. Takes Effect in Texas

The Guardian

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Melissa Murray ’02 comment on the new Texas abortion law.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


American War from Sherman to McChrystal

Tocqueville21

Professor Samuel Moyn's book, Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, is reviewed.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


What the U.S. Constitution Says About Immigration

WDET / Detroit Today

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and Ilya Somin ’01 discussed what the Constitution says about immigration.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


A Conversation On the Constitution with Leading Legal Scholar Akhil Reed Amar

KPFA Letters and Politics

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar discusses the Constitution.

Tuesday, September 7, 2021


Texas’ Governor Got a Basic Fact About Pregnancy Wrong

The 19th

Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and Lecturer in Law Katherine L. Kraschel explains what a six-week limit on abortion means in practical terms.

Sunday, September 5, 2021


How the Jury Should View Elizabeth Holmes — 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, September 2, 2021


America Is Giving the World a Disturbing New Kind of War —A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Thursday, September 2, 2021


Seven Reactions to the Eviction Moratorium Decision

Law & Political Economy Project

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03, Ashraf Ahmed ’19, and Blake Emerson ’17 provided analysis of the Supreme Court's recent ruling ending the national moratorium on evictions.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021


Michael Ratner’s Tragedy, and Ours — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Review of Books

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021


Harvard Shows That Even Atheists Can Be Chaplains — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Tuesday, August 31, 2021


How the U.S. Created a World of Endless War — A Commentary By Samuel Moyn

The Guardian

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Monday, August 30, 2021


The Lawfare Podcast: AUMF Reform After Afghanistan

Lawfare

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 and Columbia Law School Matt Waxman ’99 discuss what the current situation in Afghanistan could mean for efforts to reform the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force.

Sunday, August 29, 2021


Taking a Hammer to Noncompete Agreements Might Hurt Workers — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, August 26, 2021


Welcome to the Big SPAC Slowdown

CNN Business

Professor of Law John D. Morley ’06 is quoted in a report about increased scrutiny of special purpose acquisition companies.

Wednesday, August 25, 2021


Opinion: Democrats Just Launched a Missile at the GOP’s Fortress of Minority Rule

The Washington Post

A commentary quotes Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn on court reform provisions in the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

Monday, August 23, 2021


Perhaps This Is What a Peaceful Transition Looks Like in Afghanistan — A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

The Hill

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities and the Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 23, 2021


Ackman Plans to Return Proceeds From $4 Billion SPAC

The Wall Street Journal

Professor of Law John Morley ’06 comments on a development in his lawsuit alleging a special purpose acquisition company has been improperly operating as an investment company.

Friday, August 20, 2021


Ackman SPAC Hit With Investor Suit Questioning Its Legality

Bloomberg

A news report describes a lawsuit brought by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and and others against a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

Friday, August 20, 2021


Go Ahead. Ignore That Email. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, August 19, 2021


Why Is the ESG Focus on Private Companies, Not the Government? — A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Bloomberg Law

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale University and Professor in the Yale School of Management.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

The New York Times

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization Carol M. Rose and Senior Research Scholar Richard Brooks comment in a story about homeowners removing racially restrictive covenants from their property records. 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Biden Pulled Troops Out of Afghanistan. He Didn’t End the ‘Forever War.’ — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

Samuel Moyn is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. 

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Bill Ackman’s SPAC Gets Sued

The New York Times

A news report describes a lawsuit brought by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and a former SEC commissioner alleging a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) has been improperly operating as an investment company.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021


Ackman Says SPAC Does Not Need To Be Registered, Pushes Back on Lawsuit

Reuters

Professor of Law John Morley comments on a lawsuit he helped to bring against hedge fund manager William Ackman’s special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), the largest ever formed.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021


Chinese Court Rejects Death-Penalty Appeal by Canadian National

The Wall Street Journal

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 comments on the case of a Canadian national convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to death in China.

Tuesday, August 10, 2021


‘Act Now’ on Global Vaccines To Stop More-Dangerous Variants, Experts Warn Biden

The Washington Post

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is quoted about global vaccine progress.

Friday, August 6, 2021


How President Biden Can Use the Defense Production Act to End the Pandemic Worldwide — A Commentary By Amy Kapczynski ’03 et al.

Health Affairs

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Zain Rizvi ’17 is a law and policy researcher at Public Citizen. Jishian Ravinthiran ’21 is a graduate of Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, August 4, 2021


We the People

The New York Times

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and Professor of Law David Schleicher contributed essays to a series exploring potential constitutional amendments.

Wednesday, August 4, 2021


The Damning Details of Andrew Cuomo’s Behavior

Governing

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz explains the legal definition of sexual harassment.

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