Wednesday, November 14, 2018


A scholarly “agora” on The Internationalists

Global Constitutionalism

A special issue of the journal Global Constitutionalism devoted to a scholarly “agora” of the book The Internationalists by 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.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Recounts Are Always Unsatisfying. Get Used to Them.—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.

Tuesday, November 13, 2018


How Not To Conduct Elections—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New Haven Independent

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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018


The Alt-Right’s Favorite Meme Is 100 Years Old—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Monday, November 12, 2018


Save a grandma. Get your flu shot—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Los Angeles Times

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 12, 2018


Law students launch service group

Yale Daily News

Law School students James Campbell ’20,  Abigail Pershing ’20, Matthew Linsley ’21, and Carl Jiang ’20 are quoted in the Yale Daily News about a new student organization, the Yale Law Student National Service Forum.

Friday, November 9, 2018


Does the Constitution Require Birthright Citizenship?

National Constitution Center/ We the People

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 took part in a National Constitution Center podcast where he discussed birthright citizenship.

Thursday, November 8, 2018


The War Against War

The Nation

The Nation reviews the book The Internationalists by 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.

Thursday, November 8, 2018


Who Owns the Supreme Court?—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.

Monday, November 5, 2018


US diplomat: Denuclearization at core of talks

Japan Broadcasting Corporation

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan A. Thornton is interviewed about the possible path for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

Monday, November 5, 2018


COMMENTARY: President Trump’s Latest Idea: A Cruel and Unconstitutional Attack on American Birthrights

Black Press USA

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a commentary by the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Sr. about birthright citizenship.

Sunday, November 4, 2018


The Great Unravelling: Human Rights

BBC World Service/The Compass

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was one of several law professors interviewed by the BBC about the state of human rights.

Saturday, November 3, 2018


U.S. and China risking a military mishap without “mature communications,” America’s former top East Asian diplomat warns

South China Morning Post

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan A. Thornton is quoted in a piece about tensions in the South China Sea and Taiwan Strait.

Thursday, November 1, 2018


From Top Law School Grad to Notorious R.B.G.: The Evolution of a Supreme Court Justice

The New York Times Book Review

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews a new biography of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the New York Times Book Review.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


U.S. Commerce Department Bans Sales to Fujian Jinhua—A Commentary by Rachel Brown ’20 and Preston Lim ’21

Lawfare

Rachel Brown ’20 and Preston Lim ’21 have a commentary in the biweekly “SinoTech” feature on Lawfare.

Wednesday, October 31, 2018


What the Constitution Really Says About Birthright Citizenship—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84 and Steven Calabresi ’83

Time.com

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. Steven G. Calabresi ’83 is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


GE cuts dividend to a penny per share. Why bother keeping it at all?

Marketplace

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a Marketplace story about General Electric’s stock dividend.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


The China debate: Are US and Chinese long-term interests fundamentally incompatible?

The Brookings Institution

On October 30, 2018, the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution and the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School cohosted a public debate about the future of U.S.-China relations, moderated by Evan Osnos. Listen to the full debate here.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Border Troops, Asylum Seekers, Birthright Citizenship: Immigration And The Midterms

WBUR/On Point

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was a guest on WBUR’s On Point, where he discussed whether President Trump could end birthright citizenship.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Jam v. International Finance Corp.: May International Organizations Violate Rights with Impunity?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Patrick Pearsall

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and Patrick W. Pearsall is the chair of the Chair of Jenner & Block’s Public International Law Practice.

Monday, October 29, 2018


Misdemeanorland: Social Control and New York City's Lower-Level Courts

Center for Court Innovation

Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her book Misdemeanorland.

Sunday, October 28, 2018


Professor Stephen Carter On Mail Bombs, Trump And Political Rhetoric

National Public Radio/Weekend Edition

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 is interviewed on NPR's Weekend Edition.

Saturday, October 27, 2018


Former Yale Law School Dean: “Trump’s Not Winning”

The Chicago Maroon

The Chicago Maroon reports on a speaking appearance at the University of Chicago by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh, where he discussed his new book The Trump Administration and International Law.

Friday, October 26, 2018


News organizations across the nation back Colorado Independent’s open-records fight at US Supreme Court

The Colorado Independent

The Colorado Independent mentions the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic, which has an filed amicus brief in support of its petition before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that seeks to protect the public’s First Amendment right to court records.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Playing the Long Game for the Supreme Court—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, October 25, 2018


Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Down the Chain

The Nation

The book Misdemeanorland by Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is reviewed.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


Battling Dementia, Sandra Day O’Connor Leaves Public Life With Plea for Bipartisanship

The New York Times

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article about Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who announced that she will retire from public life.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


A Deepening U.S.-China Cybersecurity Dilemma—A Commentary by Ben Buchanan and Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Ben Buchanan is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


Immigrant Class May Proceed With Mandatory Detention Suit

Law360

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 are mentioned in an article about the latest updates in Reid v. Donavan.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A War Without Civilian Deaths?

The New Republic

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn has a review of the new book The Bodies in Person by Nick McDonell.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A Nation of Laws, Not Legal Fees—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, October 22, 2018


Supreme Court Term Limits Are Still a Good Idea—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, October 18, 2018


The president has entirely too many lawyers (and not just this president)

White House Watch

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by White House Watch about White House counsel and executive power.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Report re-energizes push to end solitary confinement in state

NJTV

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed by NJTV about the recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on solitary confinement.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.—A Commentary by Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16

The New York Times Magazine

YLS Ph.D. candidate Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 has a commentary in The New York Times Magazine titled “Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted by the Associated Press about a lawsuit filed by PEN America with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, October 15, 2018


Fixing a broken process for nominating US Supreme Court justices—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Conversation

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


Solitary confinement is an affront to human decency

The Washington Post

Findings contained in a recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators are cited in The Washington Post.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


A Lesson for Kavanaugh From Another Tarnished Supreme Court Justice—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, October 11, 2018


Yale May Consider Exiting Private Funds in Social Investment Shift

Bloomberg.com

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a Yale Investment Office statement regarding its willingness to consider exiting private equity and hedge fund investments that it deems socially irresponsible.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


More than 4,000 mentally ill inmates held in solitary in US — report

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a Guardian article about a new report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on the number of mentally ill prisoners being held in solitary confinement. Sonia Sotomayor ’79 is also quoted. A similar article appeared in Fortune.com.

Saturday, October 6, 2018


The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits—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, October 4, 2018


250 Law Profs Release Statement: ‘The Problem With Sexual Harassment Is Sexism’

The Cut

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz authored and publicly distributed an Open Statement on Sexual Harassment by U.S. Law Professors, which received over 300 signatures.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018


IRIS workshop sheds light on immigration policy, advocacy

Yale Daily News

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted about a workshop titled “Immigration Policy and Advocacy 101” hosted by New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Yale Law Opens Student Housing, Its First Campus Addition Since 1931

Law.com

Dean Heather Gerken and Robert Baker ’59 are quoted on the opening of Baker Hall.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Is China interfering in American politics?—A Commentary By Rush Doshi and Robert D. Williams

Brookings

Rush Doshi is a Brookings-Yale postdoctoral fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 1, 2018


Yale Law Professor James Forman discusses the myths of black criminality

Cavalier Daily: University of Virginia

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 gave a talk in Charlottesville, VA titled “Claiming Your Power: American Racism and Radical Resistance.”

Saturday, September 29, 2018


#MeToo and narrow definitions of sexual assault can isolate survivors, says Yale Law professor

PBS News Hour

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is interviewed about sexual assault and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

Thursday, September 27, 2018


City Slammed On LEAD Experiment

New Haven Independent

A report by the Global Health Justice Partnership evaluating programs to provide case management and rehabilitative social services to people engaged in drug abuse, prostitution, and other non-violent street crimes and an event held about the report are discussed in an article.

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