Friday, November 17, 2017


In Reversal, Immigration Agency Will Consider Delayed DACA Requests

The New York Times

Emily Villano ’19 is quoted in an article about developments in the legal challenge to the Trump administration’s termination of the DACA program. The Worker and Immigrant Right Clinic at YLS is representing plaintiffs in the case.

Thursday, November 16, 2017


With Trump Focused on North Korea, Beijing Sails Ahead in South China Sea

Foreign Policy

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about a lack of US policy regarding the South China Sea.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


A Picture is Worth a Million Laws

New Haven Independent

Rare book librarian Michael Widener is quoted in an article about “Around the World with Law’s Picture Books,” an exhibit currently on view in the Law Library.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017


Alabama Voters Have Enough Evidence to Judge Roy Moore—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.

Monday, November 13, 2017


CFIUS Reform and U.S. Government Concerns over Chinese Investment: A Primer—A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

LawFare

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 13, 2017


Spy Court Says ACLU Can Seek Data Collection Rulings

Law360

Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about the MFIA Clinic and ACLU winning a key victory for public access to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Friday, November 10, 2017


Podcast: Is the fight against ISIS legal?

Constitutional Daily

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is a guest on a podcast of the National Constitution Center about whether the war against ISIS is legal.

Friday, November 10, 2017


Should the Air Force Be Sued Over Texas Church Shooting? Some Legal Authorities Say Yes

Independent Journal Review

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a story about whether the Air Force can be sued over the recent shooting at a Texas church. 

Thursday, November 9, 2017


“Riffraff” Phobia Emerges At Parkside Hearing

Branford Eagle

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law Jay Pottenger ’75 is quoted in a report on a public hearing about a proposed low-income housing project in Branford.

Thursday, November 9, 2017


The Worrisome Future of Abortion Rights—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, November 9, 2017


‘Proactive Policing’ Credited With Crime Reductions

The Crime Report

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares, Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler, and Rachel Harmon ’96 are mentioned in a story about a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on proactive policing strategies.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017


What Texas Can Teach Democrats About Defending Sanctuary Cities

Slate

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about sanctuary cities.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017


Amgen Challenge of FDA Decision on Pediatric Exclusivity Could Have Wider Implications

RAPS

Research Scholar in Law and Research Fellow Jeannie Kim is quoted, and the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency mentioned, in a story about an FDA decision regarding the exclusivity of a drug marketed by Amgen.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017


Victims of Texas church massacre may have a case against the Air Force

SFGate

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about whether the Air Force may be held liable for the Texas church massacre.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017


Collusion question remains after first Mueller indictments

The Washington Post

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in an article about the ongoing investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia.

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids prison time

CNN

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a report on the sentencing of his client Bowe Bergdahl. Coverage of the sentencing appeared in numerous outlets.

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Trump Leaves New South Korean Leader in Bind

The New York Times

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and YLS senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about the effect of President Trump on South Korea.

Saturday, November 4, 2017


What China Wants From Trump—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

Foreign Affairs

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Saturday, November 4, 2017


Pulitzer-winner’s book examines journalism’s role in democracy

The New Haven Register

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL was interviewed about her new book, “Just a Journalist.”

Thursday, November 2, 2017


Why the ‘Diversity Lottery’ Needs to End—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

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

Thursday, November 2, 2017


How Trump fumbled his response to the New York terrorist attack

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about President Trump’s Twitter response to the recent terror attack in New York City.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017


Smith v. Trump In the D.C. Circuit: A Guided Tour of the Oral Argument—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

LawFare

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

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Betsy DeVos’ Unexcused Absences

US News and World Report

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Abrams Clinical Fellow for the Information Society Project's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about the lack of information being made public about Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ schedule.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017


China mulls three years' jail for anthem disrespect

Agence France Presse

Jeremy Daum, a senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about rules around the national anthem in China.

Friday, October 27, 2017


Former CT National Guard soldier wins fight to upgrade discharge

The Day

Jordan Goldberg ’19 is quoted, and YLS professor Michael Wishnie ’93, clinical lecturer Aaron Wenzloff, Catherine McCarthy ’19, Jonathan Petkun ’19, Giovanni Sanchez ’19 and Helen White ’18 are mentioned in an article about a former National Guard soldier who won her case to upgrade her discharge status. The soldier was represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Thursday, October 26, 2017


Owen Fiss and the Liberal Legal Tradition

The Nation

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss’s book Pillars of Justice is reviewed.

Thursday, October 26, 2017


Will Politics Tarnish the Supreme Court’s Legitimacy?—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.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


Appeals courts block access to DACA cancellation files

Politico.com

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article that reports on updates to the legal challenges to President Trump’s plans to end the DACA program.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017


How Airbnb and Uber are redistributing wealth in America

Yahoo! Finance

Professor of Law David Schleicher was part of a panel about the sharing economy.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


There is no 1st Amendment right to speak on a college campus—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77

Vox

Robert Post ’77 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


'Stark' Yale Law Study Findings Help Drive Parole Reform

Connecticut Law Tribune

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Clinic Fiona Doherty ’99 and Theo Torres ’18 are quoted in an article about a report by the clinic on the parole revocation process in Connecticut.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


International Law Expert and Professor Oona A. Hathaway

Tavis Smiley/PBS

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 appeared to discuss her book The Internationalists.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


‘We call it the Muslim Ban 3.0’: The young Yale lawyers fighting Trump's order

The Guardian

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article that profiles former students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights clinic: Rebecca Heller ’10, Justin Cox ’08, Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg ’08, Sirine Shebaya ’12, and Swapna Reddy ’16.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


What’s the difference between genocide and ethnic cleansing?

PBS News Hour

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James Silk ’89 and Tasnim Motala ’16 are quoted in a story about the differences between genocide and ethnic cleansing.

Monday, October 23, 2017


Why Did Bill O’Reilly Pay $32 Million? One Accusation May Be Key

The Wrap

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about sexual harassment in the workplace.

Friday, October 20, 2017


Federal Judge Unseals New York Crime Lab’s Software for Analyzing DNA Evidence

ProPublica

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a report that the news organization has succeeded in its bid to unseal the source code of a tool used by the New York State Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in processing DNA evidence. Yale Law School’s Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic filed the motion on behalf of the organization.

Friday, October 20, 2017


The Government's Error Can Destroy Your Business—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, October 20, 2017


Column: By attacking Obamacare, Trump has driven up the number of uninsured Americans by 3.5 million

Los Angeles Times

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is cited in a commentary.

Friday, October 20, 2017


Second Circuit Grants Trump's Stay in Pair of DACA Suits

New York Law Journal

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, a Clinical Professor of Law, and the Director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization Muneer Ahmad is mentioned in a report on Batalla Vidal v Baran, that challenges the Trump administration’s termination of the DACA program. The plaintiff is represented by Ahmad and students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

Thursday, October 19, 2017


When the World Outlawed War

The Atlantic

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 were interviewed about their new book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.” 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Bergdahl lawyers: Judge should throw out case over new Trump comment

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about comments made by President Trump regarding his client, Bowe Bergdahl, who plead guilty to charges of desertion on Monday.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Yale Team's Bias Argument Boosts Inmate's New Trial Hopes

Law360

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox and Heather Richard ’18, Erin Biel ’18 and Jamie Durling’18 are mentioned in an article about an amicus brief filed by the Ethics Bureau at YLS in support of a Louisiana death-row inmate.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Talks DLT, Blockchain

National Law Journal

A report on a panel discussion about blockchain technology that included Nancy Liao ’05, Associate Research Scholar in Law and the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Executive Director, Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


National Police Union Mum on Brutality Concerns

The American Prospect

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in an article about the Fraternal Order of Police.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


What post-Weinstein Hollywood can learn from '90s sexual harassment training

The Conversation

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about how employers might approach sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


After the Weinstein scandal, a new app aims to help victims come forward sooner

Sacramento Bee

William K. Townsend Professor Ian Ayres ’86 is quoted in an article about a software he helped develop that allows individuals to file encrypted, confidential complaints of sexual harassment and assault.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


President Trump admits he’s trying to kill Obamacare. That’s illegal — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck '00

Vox

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.

Monday, October 16, 2017


New device detects texting while driving, but is it legal?

National Public Radio/ Marketplace

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Stanton First Amendment Fellow Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in a story about privacy issues related to accessing phone records for those involved in motor vehicle accidents.

Monday, October 16, 2017


The End of War?

BBC/ Start of The Week

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was interviewed about her new book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.” 

Monday, October 16, 2017


Trump’s EPA to Curb Legal Settlements With Environmentalists

Bloomberg Law/ Big Law Business

Director of the Environmental Protection Clinic and Clinical Lecturer in Law Josh Galperin is quoted in a blog post about a push by the Trump administration to curb legal settlements between the EPA and conservationists.

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