Friday, December 3, 2021


Yale’s Legal Experts Unpack the Supreme Court Term

Yale Daily News

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University Samuel Moyn, Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School Linda Greenhouse '78, and Adam Gerard ’23 are quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s latest term.

Friday, December 3, 2021


The Supreme Court Gaslights Its Way to the End of Roe — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, December 2, 2021


Supreme Court Indicates it Could Eliminate a Core Element of Roe v. Wade

The Connecticut Mirror

Lecturer in Law, Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director of the Solomon Center at Yale Law School Katherine Kraschel is quoted in an article about Mississippi’s challenge to Roe v. Wade currently before the Supreme Court.

Thursday, December 2, 2021


Two Georgia Election Workers Targeted by Trump Sue Far-Right Conspiracy Site Gateway Pundit for Defamation

The Washington Post

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about a defamation lawsuit filed by two Georgia election workers against Gateway Pundit, accusing it of knowingly publishing false stories saying they engaged in ballot fraud during the 2020 general election.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Three Cheers for the Parentage Act

Connecticut Law Tribune

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Doug NeJaime is mentioned in a commentary about the state’s Parentage Act, which provides streamlined pathways to establishing legal recognition of parents for all children.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Supreme Court Hears Arguments in Landmark Mississippi Abortion Case

NPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Director of the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice of the Information Society Project Priscilla Smith ’91 was interviewed about the Mississippi abortion law case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that directly challenges Roe v. Wade.

Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Startups Use Tech, 'Gamification' for Public Health Problems

Roll Call

A recent report by The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy is mentioned in an article about the ‘gamification’ of health care.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021


The Judge Who Told the Truth About the Mississippi Abortion Ban

The Atlantic

Scholarship by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is cited by the Atlantic regarding the use of arguments related to women’s healthcare to restrict abortion.

Monday, November 29, 2021


Can Federal Legislation Rein in South Dakota Trusts?

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law John Langbein comments on U.S. trusts in relation to proposed legislation designed to increase regulation around trust laws.

Saturday, November 27, 2021


The Difference Between Playboy’s ‘Rabbitars’ and Warhol’s Soup Cans — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, November 18, 2021


What Happens When a Court Goes Rogue? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, November 18, 2021


Police Commissioner, Ex-Cop Alder-Elect Call For National Search For Next Police Chief

New Haven Independent

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares comments on the selection process for the New Haven Chief of Police.

Wednesday, November 17, 2021


The Continuing Need for Immigration Reform — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

City Journal

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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


The Cow-Shaped Hole in Biden’s Methane Plan — A Commentary by Viveca Morris

Politico

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

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Dead on Impact

The New Journal

Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program Viveca Morris speaks with The New Journal about actions that can be taken to monitor and prevent bird-window collisions, which kill hundreds of millions of birds per year nationwide.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Should National Guard Troops be Permitted to Form Unions? A New Lawsuit Asks a Judge to Say Yes

Stars and Stripes

Josh Britt ’22 comments on a suit filed by Connecticut labor unions, represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, asking a judge to rule that a law barring federal military troops from forming unions does not apply to National Guard members on state active duty.

Monday, November 15, 2021


ESG Investing: Why Here? Why Now? — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

The CLS Blue Sky Blog

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

Sunday, November 14, 2021


Please Do Not Call Inflation ‘Transitory’ — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, November 11, 2021


‘A New Generation of Changemakers’: New Yale Law Program Aims to Give Grads a Broader Professional Skill Set

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted in a Law.com story announcing the launch of The Tsai Leadership Program at Yale Law School.

Thursday, November 11, 2021


The Supreme Court Tactic That Aims to Kill Affirmative Action

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the effort by two groups to have the Supreme Court hear their challenge to affirmative action admissions practices at two universities.

Thursday, November 11, 2021


How Trump Transformed the Supreme Court

The New Yorker

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discusses the Supreme Court and her book, Justice on the Brink.

Wednesday, November 10, 2021


Yale Law School Modernizes Legal Curriculum with New Tsai Leadership Program

Yale Daily News

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken and Professor of Law John Morley ’06 comment on the launch of The Tsai Leadership Program.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


How Aaron Rodgers Could Help Defeat Vaccine Hesitancy — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


Remedying Bad Paper’s Impact on Specific Veteran Populations

Talk Justice Podcast

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael Wishnie ’93 discusses how other-than-honorable discharges can prevent veterans from accessing military benefits.

Tuesday, November 9, 2021


'Justice on the Brink' Author Considers the Impact of Trump's 3 Supreme Court Picks

NPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discusses her new book, Justice on the Brink.

Monday, November 8, 2021


How the Christian Right Took Over the Supreme Court

The Daily Beast

The new book, Justice on the Brink, by Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is reviewed.

Monday, November 8, 2021


Musk Twitter Poll Sidesteps Legal Risks of ‘Funding Secured’ (1)

Bloomberg Law

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 comments on a tweet by Elon Musk hinting at potential stock sales.

Monday, November 8, 2021


If Democrats Return to Centrism, They are Doomed to Lose Against Trump — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Guardian

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Friday, November 5, 2021


Ackman’s Firms Fire Back at Challenge to Legality of SPACs

Law360

A story provides updates in the suit filed by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and Robert Jackson of New York University alleging a special purpose acquisition company has been improperly operating as an investment company.

Thursday, November 4, 2021


Do Gun Rights Depend on Abortion Rights? That’s Now Up to the Supreme Court. — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, November 3, 2021


Cleveland’s Guardians Will Make a Deal — 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 2, 2021


When Dissent Is All There Is — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The Atlantic

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

Monday, November 1, 2021


Letter from U.S.: University Endowments Setting the Pace on Fossil Fuel Divestment

IPE

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law and Professor in the Yale School of Management Jonathan Macey ’82 comments on university endowments and fossil fuel investment.

Monday, November 1, 2021


Law Profs Defend Theory that SPAC is Illegal Under Investment Company Act

Reuters

A news report provides developments in the suit filed by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and Robert Jackson of New York University alleging a special purpose acquisition company has been improperly operating as an investment company.

Sunday, October 31, 2021


The Supreme Court Case That Created the ‘Dreamer’ Narrative

Politico

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver discusses the impact of the 1982 case Pyler v. Doe on so-called ‘Dreamers’ and their families.

Saturday, October 30, 2021


Florida Bars Professors From Testifying as Expert Witnesses in Voting Case

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post '77 comments on University of Florida academics' barring from appearing as expert witnesses in a lawsuit about the state's voting laws.

Saturday, October 30, 2021


As Halls Road Zoning Advocates Emphasize Flexibility, Legal Experts Say Otherwise

CT Examiner

Clinical Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar addresses efforts to change zoning rules in Old Lyme.

Friday, October 29, 2021


Puerto Rico Media Petitions Supreme Court in Abuse Case

Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz '78 and Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Research Scholar in Law Stephen Stich '17 comment on a petition filed to overturn a ruling by the Puerto Rico Supreme Court cutting off all public access to judicial proceedings involving domestic violence.

Thursday, October 28, 2021


Americans Like Billionaires More Than Democrats Do — 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, October 27, 2021


Americans Paying 25% More Towards Car Loans than 10 Years Ago

The Guardian

Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 comments on car loan interest rate trends in America.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021


No Fixed Timeline for Migrant Bond Hearings, 1st Circ. Says

Law360

A news report provides an update Reid v. Donelan et al., a suit involving detained immigrants’ rights to timely bond hearings. Plaintiffs are represented by William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael J. Wishnie ’93, Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08, and students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Clinic.

Wednesday, October 27, 2021


New Jersey Is the Best-Run State in America

Slate

Professor of Law David Schleicher comments on New Jersey's state governance.

Tuesday, October 26, 2021


Duke Energy Said to be Close to Letting Activist Investor Put Two Directors on its Board

Charlotte Business Journal

A news report cites a commentary by Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law and Professor in the Yale School of Management Jonathan R. Macey '82 on corporate governance and the response to activist investors.

Monday, October 25, 2021


It’s His Town Now

New York Magazine

Professor of Law David Schleicher comments on the possible post-election plans of New York mayoral candidate Eric Adams.

Thursday, October 21, 2021


Why Did the Supreme Court Stop This Execution? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Monday, October 18, 2021


European Activists Want to Ban Fossil Fuel Ads. Why Can’t We Do That Here?

Grist

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Faculty Co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program Douglas Kysar explains why it is easier for U.S. authorities to regulate fossil fuel ads by placing stipulations on them rather than prohibiting them.

Monday, October 18, 2021


Could Property Law Help Achieve ‘Rights of Nature’ for Wild Animals?

The Revelator

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Faculty Co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program Professor Douglas Kysar summarizes the legal argument for granting property rights to wildlife to protect them from habitat destruction. 

Monday, October 18, 2021


Once Again, the Most Important Supreme Court Term Ever — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Congress Itself Should Prosecute Those It Charges With Contempt — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, October 14, 2021


Stephen Breyer’s Supreme Delusions

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and coauthor Ryan D. Doerfler of the University of Chicago Law School review the new book by Justice Stephen Breyer, The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics.

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