Thursday, August 13, 2020


Personal contact could be next casualty in U.S.-China tech feud

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang is quoted in Politico about the future of communication platforms like WeChat.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Anthony P. Lester – A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

EJIL: Talk!

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


The Second Oxford Statement on International Law Protections of the Healthcare Sector During Covid-19: Safeguarding Vaccine Research

Just Security

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and others have drafted a statement on the cyber protections needed by vaccine research, and how international law applies to the protection of the development, testing, manufacture, and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


How to end America's politics of hate and polarization

USA Today

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law Amy Chua is quoted in a USA Today commentary about why America is experiencing increasing political polarization.

Monday, August 10, 2020


Connecticut attorneys say marriages are holding steady, as other states see spike in COVID-19 divorces

Hartford Courant

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in the Hartford Courant about the effect of the coronavirus on divorce rates in Connecticut.

Saturday, August 8, 2020


Reform the Court, but Don’t Pack It — A Commentary by Professor Samuel Moyn and Ryan Doerfler

The Atlantic

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. Ryan D. Doerfler is Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020


How the President Became Deporter in Chief

Slate

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed in Slate about “The President and Immigration Law,” her new book co-authored with Adam Cox, a law professor at NYU School of Law.

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020


The murder spike in big US cities, explained

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey Meares is quoted in a Vox article about the spike in murders in large US cities.

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


Changes to state parenting laws help fill gaps for same-sex couples

NBC News

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an NBC News story about the ways in which states are addressing the legal rights of same sex parents. 

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman was interviewed by City Metric about current crime trends, and the effect of policing policies on the Black community. 

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


How Police Compare in Different Democracies

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in an article in the Council on Foreign Relations that examines policing in America in comparison to other advanced democracies.

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


Economic insecurity is a growing problem. The nation needs a jobs program — A Commentary by Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Michael Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law Emeritus and Professional Lecturer at Yale Law School.  Ian Shapiro '87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Friday, July 31, 2020


We train police to be warriors — and then send them out to be social workers

Vox

Professors Tracey L. Meares and Tom Tyler, Founding Directors of The Justice Collaborator, are quoted in a Vox article about police training.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a New York Times story about a United Nations human rights panel’s concerns about tactics used by law enforcement against anti-racism protests.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


Can plaintiffs from other countries hold China legally accountable for the coronavirus pandemic in their respective courts?

ABA Journal

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor Emeritus of Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in an American Bar Association Journal article about whether China can be held legally responsible for the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


The Supreme Court’s Religious Crusaders Take On the Pandemic Response — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse is the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Remdesivir Could Be in Short Supply. Here’s a Fix. — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 et al.

The New York Times

Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. practice at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Medicare Expansion Needs to Start Young — A Commentary by Michael J. Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Medium

Michael J. Graetz is Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law. Ian Shapiro ’87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Danbury prison, inmates reach settlement in coronavirus suit

Danbury News-Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in the Danbury News-Times about a settlement reached in a lawsuit between inmates and the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Danbury.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Donate to crowdfunding site so those who have served their time can vote, as Floridians intended — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Miami Herald

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

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


‘A scalpel rather than a bulldozer’: Severability in the spotlight as the newest ACA challenge looms — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

SCOTUSBlog

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

Monday, July 27, 2020


What Is Fascism?

WAMU / 1A

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn was a guest on public radio program 1A where he discussed fascism.

Friday, July 24, 2020


Constitutional scholars are alarmed by Trump's planned 'surge' of federal agents to major US cities

Business insider

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 is quoted in a Business Insider article about the surge of federal law enforcement into cities around the country.

Friday, July 24, 2020


What to Do About Portland — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Thursday, July 23, 2020


What is the future of the UN in the age of impunity?

The Guardian

Sterling Professsor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the Guardian on the future of the United Nations.

Thursday, July 23, 2020


Go Ahead, Make That Demand. Just Don't Call It a Petition. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Did the Supreme Court grant Trump new powers to reshape immigration and health care?

PolitiFact

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in PolitiFact about whether the Supreme Court's DACA decision gave the President power over the ACA.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Why the U.S. ordered a Chinese consulate closed — and what it means for foreign policy

PBS NewsHour

Visiting Lecturer Susan Thornton was interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about the closing of China’s consulate in Houston.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Where the Sick Get Sicker and the Sane Are Driven Mad: Behind Bars — A Commentary by Justin Driver

The New York Times

Justin Driver is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 20, 2020


The Pandemic Has Pushed Aside City Planning Rules. But to Whose Benefit?

The New York Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in a New York Times article about how the coronavirus has shaped urban planning.

Monday, July 20, 2020


What Did the U.S. Accomplish With Its South China Sea Legal Statement? — A Commentary by Robert Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 17, 2020


Progressive City, Brutal Police

Rolling Stone

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a Rolling Stone special report about police brutality in Portland, Oregon.

Friday, July 17, 2020


State and local officials tussle over virus restrictions

The Associated Press

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an Associated Press story about friction between state and local governments over mandates related to COVID-19.

Friday, July 17, 2020


The Case For Racism Response Funds – A Collective Response To Racist Acts — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

The Appeal

Monica C. Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The abortion pill will be available via mail — for now. Here’s what you should know.

The Lily

Executive director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Katherine Kraschel is quoted in The Lily about access to medical abortions during the pandemic.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Despite Supreme Court ruling, Trump administration rejects new DACA applications

The Los Angeles Times

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the government’s rejection of new DACA applications, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The “Find Something New” Edition

Slate / Political Gabfest

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was the guest host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast where the COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture, and racial justice were discussed.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Black Security and the Conundrum of Policing — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

Just Security

Monica Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Trump’s War on International Students

The American Prospect

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in The American Prospect about the new proposed guidelines around international students.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


As COVID Ravages the US, Bankers Loot Small Business Programs

Sputnik News / Loud and Clear

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara was a guest on Sputnik News where she discussed the death penalty.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


The Roberts Court Is Nothing Like America — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Monday, July 13, 2020


Brazil Needs a New Constitution — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 [pdf in English]

Correio Braziliense

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

Monday, July 13, 2020


Trump keeps focus elsewhere as COVID-19 cases continue steep climb

The Boston Globe

YLS clinical lecturer and executive director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in the Boston Globe about President Trump’s messaging around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday, July 11, 2020


In Commuting Stone’s Sentence, Trump Goes Where Nixon Would Not

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence.

Saturday, July 11, 2020


Is Meritocracy a Scam? Is the US Really a Meritocracy?

David Pakman Show

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits 00 was the guest on the David Pakman Show, where he discussed his book, The Meritocracy Trap.

 

Friday, July 10, 2020


In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center

The New York Times

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in The New York Times about the most recent Supreme Court decisions.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


‘A Terrible Choice’: Yale Law School Dean Condemns ICE International Student Ruling

WNPR

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken speaks to WNPR about the Trump administration’s policy requiring international students to attend in-person classes in the fall or lose their visa status.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Supreme Court rules N.Y. prosecutor can obtain Trump’s tax returns, rejects similar bid from Congress

New York Daily News

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law Michael Graetz is quoted in the New York Daily News about the Supreme Court decision that gives Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. the right to subpoena a variety of President Trump’s financial and banking records.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


U.S. Profs Offer 'Independent Study' Classes to Prevent Student Deportations

Newsweek

Dean Heather Gerken is quoted, and deputy dean Ian Ayres ’86 mentioned, in a Newsweek article that highlights Yale Law School’s statement of support for international students following a new federal policy that threatens to deport students who are not receiving in-person instruction this fall.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


New Hopkins tracker you’ll click constantly

Politico

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in a Politico report about whether governors can force the president to obey a mask mandate.

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