Tuesday, June 8, 2021


“America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s”

Public Radio Tulsa

Professor of Law Elizabeth K. Hinton was interviewed about her book America on Fire.

Tuesday, June 8, 2021


Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Monday, June 7, 2021


Getting Real About General Flynn — A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

Just Security

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. 

Monday, June 7, 2021


How Communities Of Color Are Hurt Most By Climate Change

Forbes

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted on how climate change disproportionally affects people of color.

Friday, June 4, 2021


Gun Violence Prevention: A Focus on Police Violence

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares discusses on a podcast why America’s approach to public safety must be examined, how some jurisdictions are implementing change, and suicide prevention.

Friday, June 4, 2021


If COVID Did Escape From a Wuhan Lab, Brace Yourself — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Friday, June 4, 2021


D.C. Statehood Could Cost More than $1 Billion. City Officials Aren’t Fazed.

The Washington Post

Professor David Schleicher is quoted in a news story about the cost of D.C. statehood.

Thursday, June 3, 2021


The Sound of Silence on Abortion — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


New Study Provides Evidence That Diversity Enhances Higher Education Outcomes

Forbes

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver co-authored a study that has provided some of the first empirical evidence in support of the diversity rationale for affirmative action in higher education. 

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


As Harvard Case Looms at Supreme Court, Study Tests Value of Diversity

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver co-authored a study showing that articles published in law reviews that adopted diversity policies for choosing student editors were cited more often, a finding that supports the diversity rationale for affirmative action in higher education.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


With a New Law, LGBTQ Parents Celebrate Recognition in Connecticut

CT Mirror

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted at a ceremonial signing of the Connecticut Parentage Act, which gives children of same-sex couples equal treatment under the law. NeJaime and his clinic spearheaded the effort to pass the law.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


Law Professors Aim to Show Value of Diversity in New Study

ABA Journal

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver co-authored a study showing that articles published in law journals that adopted diversity policies for choosing student editors were cited more often.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021


Board of Pardons and Parole Accepting Commutation Applications Again

CT Mirror

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted about factors that officials consider when commuting sentences in a story about Connecticut accepting commutation applications after a two-year pause.

Sunday, May 30, 2021


How Qualified Immunity Would Have Protected the Tulsa Mob — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Friday, May 28, 2021


Biden’s Fossil Fuel Moves Clash With Pledges on Climate Change

The New York Times

Professor of Environmental Justice and Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted in a news story about President Joe Biden’s environmental policies.

Friday, May 28, 2021


The Most Powerful Court in the U.S. Is About to Decide the Fate of the Most Vulnerable Children

TIME

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted about a lawsuit before the Supreme Court against the city of Philadelphia, which is being sued after ending a contract with a faith-based agency that will not certify same-sex couples as foster parents.

Thursday, May 27, 2021


Cash for Vaccine Jabs? Absolutely — 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, May 24, 2021


Amid The Pandemic, Yale Lawsuit Against ICE Becomes A National Model

Connecticut Public Radio

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 was interviewed on Connecticut Public Radio about the rights and safety of ICE detainees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sunday, May 23, 2021


What George Floyd Changed

Politico

Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School Monica Bell ’09 contributed to a Politico article that examines what has changed since the killing of George Floyd one year ago.

Friday, May 21, 2021


Will We Ever Get Beyond “The Fire Next Time”? — A Commentary by Elizabeth Hinton

The New York Times

Elizabeth Hinton is a Professor of Law and a member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, as well as an Associate Professor of History & African American Studies at Yale.

Friday, May 21, 2021


Violent Crime Is Spiking. Do Liberals Have an Answer?

The New York Times / The Ezra Klein Show

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 was interviewed on The Ezra Klein Show podcast about the recent increase in violent crime across the country.

Thursday, May 20, 2021


The Greener Good Series: How Does Business Adapt?

Minnesota Public Radio

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 spoke with Minnesota Public Radio about how businesses can adapt to be more environmentally friendly.

Thursday, May 20, 2021


The Free Ride May Soon Be Over for Anti-Abortion Politicians — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, May 20, 2021


The Words That Made Us: America's Constitutional Conversation, 1760–1840

New York Journal of Books

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar’s latest book is reviewed in the New York Journal of Books.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021


Price-Gouging Laws Create a Headache for Amazon — 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, May 19, 2021


“We Definitely Have Our Work Cut Out for Us.” Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Holds Its First Public Meeting.

The New York Times

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article in The New York Times about President Biden’s commission to evaluate Supreme Court reform.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Traveling (at Last)? Take Along the 10 Best Books of May.

The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor named Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar’s new book one of its top 10 titles of the month.

Monday, May 17, 2021


Welcoming Monica C. Bell, Rebecca Hamilton, and Joyce Vance to Just Security’s Board of Editors

Just Security

Just Security announced that Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University Monica Bell ’09 has joined its Board of Editors.

Monday, May 17, 2021


“The Words That Made Us”: Scholar Akhil Reed Amar On How To Better Understand The Constitution

WBUR

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed on WBUR about his book, The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840.

Sunday, May 16, 2021


Why Meat and Dairy Corporations are the Achilles’ Heel of Biden’s Climate Plan — A Commentary by Viveca Morris

Los Angeles Times

Viveca Morris is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School. 

Friday, May 14, 2021


How a Decades-Long Conversation Shaped the Young United States

The Washington Post

The Washington Post reviews The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840 by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021


Unearthing the Roots of Black Rebellion

The New York Times

The New York Times interviewed Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton about her new book, America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021


Eligible Voters in CT Jails Need Access to Their Ballots — A Commentary by Anna VanCleave et al.

New Haven Register

Anna VanCleave is Director of The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law at Yale Law School. Zal Shroff is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. Natalie Kirchhoff is a member of the class of 2023 at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021


Lawsuits Won't Get College Students a $55,000 Refund — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, May 10, 2021


It's Time for the IRS to Question Legacy Admissions — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

Inside Higher Ed

Yair Listokin ’05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 10, 2021


Connecticut Offering $280M to Nursing Homes to Avoid Strikes

The Associated Press

Aaron Bryce Lee ’23 is quoted in The Associated Press about a report prepared by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic about the effect of COVID-19 on nursing home staff and residents. 

Thursday, May 6, 2021


Biden Touts Electric Car Company Potentially Worth Millions for His Energy Secretary

CNN Politics

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about an electric car manufacturer promoted by the Biden administration.

Thursday, May 6, 2021


Facebook’s Oversight Board Was Supposed to Let Facebook Off the Hook. It didn’t. — A Commentary by Jack Balkin and Kate Klonick ’18 Ph.D.

The Washington Post

Jack Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School. Kate Klonick is an Assistant Professor of Law at St. John’s University School of Law and an Affiliated Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 6, 2021


No Evidence “3/5 Compromise” Aimed to End Slavery

The Associated Press

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article in The Associated Press about the Three-Fifths Compromise.

Thursday, May 6, 2021


Elizabeth Holmes Will Use a Puffery Defense. Could It Work? — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, May 6, 2021


Will the Supreme Court Write Guantánamo’s Final Chapter? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, May 5, 2021


The SG’s Indefensible Advantage — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Vanderbilt Law Review

Lincoln Caplan is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. 

Tuesday, May 4, 2021


The Constitution Is More Than a Document — It’s a Conversation

The New York Times

The Words That Made Us: America's Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840 by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar ’84 was reviewed in The New York Times.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021


How the Robinhood IPO is Different — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

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

Tuesday, May 4, 2021


The Case For Moving Beyond Probation, And How To Do It — A Commentary by Fiona Doherty ’99

The Appeal

Fiona Doherty is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 3, 2021


The Health 202: Whether to Waive Coronavirus Vaccine Patents Will Be Front and Center This Week

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted in The Washington Post about coronavirus vaccine patent waivers.

Monday, May 3, 2021


Justice Thomas Urges High Court To Revisit Military Immunity

Law360

Kathryn Pogin ’20 is quoted, and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Dana Montalto ’13 are mentioned, in a Law360 report about a case before the Supreme Court. The plaintiff in the case, Doe vs U.S., is represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Monday, May 3, 2021


Legal Historian John Fabian Witt Discusses New Book on Epidemics and Law

ABA Journal

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 was interviewed for the ABA Journal about his book American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19.

Sunday, May 2, 2021


What Kind of Fear Is Stopping Joe Biden? — 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.

Saturday, May 1, 2021


The Lucky Legal Accident That Led to Derek Chauvin’s Conviction — A Commentary by Gideon Yaffe

The Hill

Gideon Yaffe is the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence.

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