Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Can senators reject Gorsuch for purely political reasons? And other confirmation questions, answered—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Los Angeles Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Chinese police 'admit torture' of dead suspect

ABS CBN News

Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center and Lecturer in Law Jeremy Daum is quoted about a statement issued by police in central China's Henan province regarding the death of a man in their custody.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Ideas: Why the Nazis Loved America—A Commentary by James Whitman ’88

Time.com

James Q. Whitman ’88 is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

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

Monday, March 20, 2017


By failing to account for regional cost differences, the GOP health care plan hurts red states—A Commentary by Jason A. Levitis

Vox

Jason A. Levitis is a Solomon Center Senior Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 20, 2017


A Little Bit of Darkness Is Actually Good for Democracy—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, March 20, 2017


Senators should question Gorsuch about views on 'right to die'—A Commentary by Joseph Fins

The Hill

Dr. Joseph J. Fins is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Commentary: Principles to guide a nation through issues that divide us—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The Philadelphia Inquirer

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

Sunday, March 19, 2017


What Gorsuch Has in Common With Liberals—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


How U.S. Law Inspired the Nazis

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is interviewed about his latest book, Hitler’s American Model.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Want to Know Where Supreme Court Nominees Stand? Don’t Bother Asking

The New York Times

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted in an article and video about Senate confirmation hearings for those nominated to the Supreme Court.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Senate Democrats Lighting The Grill For Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearings

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in an article about the upcoming confirmation hearing for Neil Gorsuch, nominated to the Supreme Court.

Friday, March 17, 2017


American courts are tackling Islamophobia – why won’t Europeans?—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad

The Guardian

Muneer Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


President Trump vs. The Press

Legal Talk Network/ Lawyer to Lawyer

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic David Schulz ’78 took part in a discussion about Donald Trump and the media.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


A Time to Choose for the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Heather Gerken ’91, a Leader in Constitutional Law, Prepares for New Role

Princeton Alumni Weekly

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is interviewed on the occasion of her appointment as the next dean of the Law School.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


President Trump and Executive Power

World Affairs/ Engage

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck and John Yoo ’92 took part in a panel discussion about President Trump and executive power.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Thinking like millennials—A Commentary by Mary Crossley, William Eskridge ’78, and Robin Fretwell Wilson

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mary Crossley is a law professor and disability and health law scholar at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law; William Eskridge ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School; Robin Fretwell Wilson is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Scott Gottlieb, Trump’s FDA pick, explained

Vox

Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in an article about Scott Gottlieb, nominated to lead the Food and Drug Administration.

Monday, March 13, 2017


The downside on health care

Politico

Solomon Center Senior Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Jason A. Levitis is quoted about the proposed tax breaks in the GOP's heath care plan.

Monday, March 13, 2017


Did you knowingly commit a crime? Brain scans could tell

Science

Professor of Law Gideon Yaffe is quoted in an article about a study he authored that suggests brain scans can distinguish between criminal intent and simple reckless behavior.

Monday, March 13, 2017


This Article Won’t Change Your Mind

The Atlantic

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in a feature article on partisanship.

Monday, March 13, 2017


Groups Tell Court EPA Failed To Fulfill Civil Rights Obligations

Law360

Visiting Clincal Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado is quoted in an article about a case filed by the Environmental Justice Clinic and Earthjustice against the EPA.

Monday, March 13, 2017


The Sage of Yale Law

The New Yorker

Sterling Professor of Law Anthony Kronman ’75 is profiled.

Friday, March 10, 2017


If Republicans aren't confident enough to let the CBO score their healthcare plan, they shouldn't try to pass it—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Sherry Glied

Los Angeles Times

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 and Sherry Glied is dean of New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service and former assistant secretary of planning and evaluation at the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Friday, March 10, 2017


Debunking the Obama Wiretap Conspiracy Theories—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Washington Monthly

Asha Rangappa ’00 is the Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 9, 2017


Charges near in death of Muslim at Marine base?; Taylor recruit fell last March; hearing expected this month

Detroit Free Press

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a military court hearing into the death last year of a recruit at Parris Island, S.C.

Thursday, March 9, 2017


No time to lose

Yale Alumni Magazine

A feature article on the lawsuit filed by the YLS Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic filed in response to Donald Trump’s executive order regarding refugees. Numerous faculty, current students, and alumni are quoted.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017


Opponents Say Trump's New Travel Ban Won't Withstand Court Challenge

Hartford Courant

WIRAC member Aaron Korthuis ’17 is quoted in an article about the clinic’s work opposing the executive orders on immigration.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017


Video: The Future of the Affordable Care Act

Constitution Daily

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed about the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017


Trump's travel ban could have far-reaching consequences for presidential power

USA Today

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the new executive order on immigration.

Monday, March 6, 2017


America needs to decide: is health care something we owe our citizens?—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, March 6, 2017


Move Criminal Justice Forward—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

RegBlog

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Monday, March 6, 2017


Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea

ABC News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about an International Court of Justice case between Ukraine and Russia.

Monday, March 6, 2017


For Yale Law Group Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban, Echoes of 1991

The New York Times

The work of WIRAC on the immigration Executive Order is discussed in an article and video. Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh, Lisa Daugaard ’92, and My Khanh Ngo ’17 are quoted.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Central bank-issued digital currencies may stifle innovation over long run, says Federal Reserve Governor

EconoTimes

An event held by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law on Blockchain is reported on.

Monday, March 6, 2017


It Ain’t Easy Getting a FISA Warrant: I Was an FBI Agent and Should Know—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Just Security

Asha Rangappa ’00 is the Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Christian Bakers, Gay Weddings, and a Question for the Supreme Court

The New Yorker

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article about the tension between gay rights and religious beliefs.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Trump's new travel ban more likely to hold up in court but legal challenges remain, experts say

ABC News

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck is mentioned in an article about the new executive order on immigration.

Monday, March 6, 2017


The Ideology Behind Intolerant College Students—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.

Sunday, March 5, 2017


GOP's legal and political sabotage crippled Obamacare—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Philadelphia Inquirer

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. 

Friday, March 3, 2017


Violence in Cyberspace: Are Disruptive Cyberspace Operations Legal under International Humanitarian Law?—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

Just Security

Ido Kilovaty is a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 2, 2017


Lawmakers Face A Tough Decision On Education Funding

The Hartford Courant

Eric Chung ’17 is quoted and the Education Adequacy Project clinic is mentioned in a Hartford Courant article about education funding in the next Connecticut state budget. Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law David Rosen ’69 is interviewed in an accompanying video segment.

Thursday, March 2, 2017


A Regulatory Revolution is Underway—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 2, 2017


Outsourcing the Constitution—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


If 'we don't win anymore,' why does Trump keep promoting generals?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Los Angeles Times

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


The Constitution and the federal budget process

National Constitution Center

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a blog post about the Constitution and the federal budget process.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Arthur Liman Fellows Announced

The Daily Princetonian

An article announcing Princeton undergraduate students who have been named 2017 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.

Monday, February 27, 2017


Law Not Clear Cut On “Sanctuary” Edict

New Haven Independent

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 and Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie are quoted in an article about whether the federal government can withhold funds from sanctuary cities.

Monday, February 27, 2017


Congress and Trump just made corruption by US companies easier—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman and Sinead Hunt ’14

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Sinead Hunt ’14 is an attorney.

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