Tuesday, October 4, 2022


Rules of Engagement

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver reviews Waging a Good War: A Military History of the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1968 by Thomas E. Ricks.

Friday, September 30, 2022


California Governor Vetoes Limits on Solitary Confinement

Al Jazeera

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the decline in the use of solitary confinement in prisons nationally. The story also cites a report co-authored by the Liman Center on the number of people in solitary confinement in the United States.

Friday, September 30, 2022


You Thought the Supreme Court’s Last Term Was Bad? Brace Yourself.

The Washington Post

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments in an opinion piece about the upcoming Supreme Court term.

Friday, September 30, 2022


Next SCOTUS Term: What's on the Docket?

Bloomberg

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Professor Cristina Rodriguez discusses the Supreme Court's new term.

Monday, September 26, 2022


What Meaningful Action Could the United Nations Take To Help Ukraine?

NPR

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses how nations can unite in responding to Russia for its war against Ukraine.

Sunday, September 25, 2022


Biden Nixes EPA Action on Climate — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, September 25, 2022


America's New Secession Movements Aren't a Crime — 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.

Wednesday, September 21, 2022


A Powerful, Forgotten Dissent

The New York Review of Books

Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews Breaking the Promise of Brown: The Resegregation of America’s Schools by Stephen Breyer. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


The Case for Creating an International Tribunal to Prosecute the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


Why Local Governments Need to Compete to Offer Citizens What They Want

Governing

A commentary on domestic migration in the U.S. cites scholarship by Professor of Law David N. Schleicher.  

Tuesday, September 20, 2022


Coast Guard Academy Settles Suit Over Parenthood Ban

Law360

Professor Michael Wishnie ’93 and Clinical Lecturer Meghan Brooks ’19 are listed as part of the legal team in a report about a settlement reached in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a former cadet challenging the U.S. Coast Guard Academy’s ban on cadets becoming parents. The plaintiff was represented in part by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. 

Monday, September 19, 2022


John Roberts’s Long Game — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The Atlantic

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

Monday, September 19, 2022


Can Trademark Law Stop a Racist Role-Playing Game? — 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 16, 2022


U.S. Discloses Decades of Justice Dept. Memos on Presidential War Powers

The New York Times

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 explains the significance of newly disclosed Justice Department memos written since the Vietnam War.

Thursday, September 15, 2022


New Data Show How Often Alabama Uses Solitary Confinement

WBHM

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments in a news story about the use of solitary confinement in Alabama, where roughly five percent of prisoners are housed in solitary confinement for more than 15 days a year.

Sunday, September 11, 2022


What Trump Should Do Now — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022


Closing Schools Should Be the Last Option in a Pandemic — 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.

Tuesday, September 6, 2022


ESG Can't Square With Fiduciary Duty — A Commentary by Jed Rubenfeld and William P. Barr

The Wall Street Journal

Jed Rubenfeld is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022


That Online Test Just May Be Unconstitutional — 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.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022


Trump Legal Team Advances Broad View of Presidential Powers

The Associated Press

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway comments on the legality of a former president invoking presidential power.

Tuesday, August 30, 2022


Civil Rights Group Sues Woodbridge for Allegedly Violating Housing Laws

Connecticut Public Radio

Mira Netsky ’23 comments on a lawsuit civil rights attorneys and housing advocates are bringing against the town of Woodbridge, Connecticut. The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is part of the legal team.

Friday, August 26, 2022


Affirmative Action Was Banned at Two Top Universities. They Say They Need It.

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the impact of ending affirmative action in the California and Michigan university systems.

Friday, August 26, 2022


Are Defamation Lawsuits an Effective Tool Against the Onslaught of Misinformation?

NPR / Here and Now

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David A. Schulz ’78 discusses how to combat misinformation. 

Friday, August 26, 2022


Law Clinics Win Battle Over 2016 FOIA Amendment's Meaning

Law360

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David A. Schulz ’78 discusses a case brought by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic in which a court ruled that the FDA cannot withhold commercial information from the public soley because a company considers it confidential.

Thursday, August 25, 2022


Scientific Misinformation Is Criminalizing the Standard of Care for Transgender Youth — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 et al.

JAMA Pediatrics

Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2022


Nearly 50,000 People Held in Solitary Confinement in U.S., Report Says

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the declining use solitary confinement in a news story on a report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2022


New Report Details Solitary Decline

The New Haven Independent

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the declining use solitary confinement in a news story on a report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut.

Tuesday, August 23, 2022


How History Will Remember the Fauci Era — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The New York Times

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health.

Monday, August 22, 2022


Banning Books Is No Way to Protect Young Minds — 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.
 

Sunday, August 21, 2022


How the Supreme Court Blocked Congress’s Effort to Redeem the Administrative State — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, August 19, 2022


Yale Students See Work On Opioid Case As Broadly Important

Law360

Layla Malamut ’23 and Laila Robbins ’24 discuss the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project’s win in a major opioid case against Walgreens.

Friday, August 19, 2022


The Constitution Is Broken and Should Not Be Reclaimed — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and Ryan D. Doerfler

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History at Yale University.

Thursday, August 18, 2022


Biden’s Next Grand Bargain Could Retire Trump — 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.

Wednesday, August 17, 2022


Twitter Becomes a Tool of Government Censorship — A Commentary by Jed Rubenfeld and Vivek Ramaswamy ’13

The Wall Street Journal

Jed Rubenfeld is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, August 13, 2022


Don’t Blast Trump for Pleading the Fifth — 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, August 12, 2022


Yale Law School Extends Full-Tuition, Need-Based Scholarships to 53 Students

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is interviewed about the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program.

Thursday, August 11, 2022


‘The Greatest Talker of His Time’

The Atlantic

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver reviews Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment by Brad Snyder ’99.

Thursday, August 11, 2022


Alito’s Call to Arms to Secure Religious Liberty — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 11, 2022


What Can Cities Do When Bad Gun Laws Are Hurting the Economy — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

Los Angeles Times

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

Thursday, August 11, 2022


Is the Rent Too Damn High?

City Journal

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher joins a panel on the housing market in New York City.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Police Training is Expensive and It’s Still Not Enough — 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.

Monday, August 8, 2022


The Humanitarian Paradox: When Do We Fight, Why Do We Fight?

Responsible Statecraft

Professor of Law Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99 discusses the problems with U.S. intervention and why restraint is needed to preserve America’s credibility in human rights.

Thursday, August 4, 2022


This Arthritis Drug Deserves Its Aggressive Patent Protection — 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, August 4, 2022


Top Experts Raise Questions Regarding Legal Basis of Zawahiri Strike

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Professor Oona Hathaway ’97, Adil Haque ’05 and Stephen Pomper ’93 access the legal basis for the U.S. airstrike that killed top al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri.

Friday, July 29, 2022


Why Yale Law’s Dean Says Eliminating Tuition for Students in Need Benefits the Legal Profession

ABC News

Dean Heather K. Gerken and Rakim H. D. Brooks ’16 discuss the impact of the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which eliminates tuition for students with the greatest financial need.

Thursday, July 28, 2022


Here’s How States Can Empower Citizens to Help Combat Gun Violence — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

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

Wednesday, July 27, 2022


How West Virginia v. EPA Changed the Administrative State — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 25, 2022


Why Your House Was So Expensive

The Atlantic

Scholarship by Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 is cited in explaining why home construction and other kinds of construction are so costly in the U.S.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


Why Is U.S. Infrastructure So Costly—and What Can We Do About It?

Wall Street Journal

Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 was interviewed about why American infrastructure projects are so costly.

Sunday, July 24, 2022


Wait, Who Said That? Your Favorite Quote Probably Isn’t from The Person You Think

USA TODAY/ 5 Things Podcast

Associate Director for Collections and Special Projects and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R. Shapiro was interviewed about popular misquotations.

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