Tuesday, October 20, 2020


The Dystopian Police State the Trump Administration Wants

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a New York Times commentary about possible changes to policing.

Monday, October 19, 2020


Originalism in a diverse America: How does Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy square with who was left out of the Constitution?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Washington Post article about constitutional originalism.

Monday, October 19, 2020


Wrestling with Legal and Illegal Orders in the Military in the Months Ahead — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Just Security

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

Friday, October 16, 2020


The Complicated Role Of Black Leaders In Shaping The Criminal Justice System

NPR / Code Switch

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Professor James Forman Jr., ’92 speaks with NPR’s Code Switch about Sen. Kamala Harris’s past as a prosecutor and his book Locking Up Our Own.

Friday, October 16, 2020


The Supreme Court We Need — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Review of Books

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

Friday, October 16, 2020


As SCOTUS Veers Further Right, Could a States’ Rights Shift Benefit the Left?

Vanity Fair

Dean Heather Gerken is cited in a Vanity Fair article about states’ rights.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


Republican Judges Are Quietly Upending Public Health Laws — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The New York Times

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


Can Politics Handle Police Reform in 2020? An Expert Roundtable

Politico

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares took part in a Politico roundtable discussion about police reform.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


How One Police Chief Kept Her City from Blowing Up This Summer

Politico

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a Politico article about policing.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


The size of the Supreme Court is only part of the problem — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

CNN.com

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


This Supreme Court Was Designed to Kill Climate Policies

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 are quoted in the New Republic about the Supreme Court and climate change. 

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

Cato at Liberty

Professor of Law and founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a CATO Institute article about King v. Burwell.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020


Making the Supreme Court Safe for Democracy — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and Ryan D. Doerfler

The New Republic

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, October 13, 2020


‘We will be in Weimar 1931 if Trump wins’

Deutsche Welle

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was a guest on Deutsche Welle’s The Day where he discussed a possible Trump re-election. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020


Dems focus on health care in Barrett hearing, families share opposing views on ACA

ABC News / Nightline

Professor of Law and founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed on ABC’s Nightline about legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020


Inside the Orders Project - giving ‘second opinions’ on orders to election-wary troops

Military Times

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Military Times article about The Orders Project, a legal advice network for troops who might want a second opinion on the legality of orders related to the election.

Monday, October 12, 2020


The President and Immigration Law: Introduction to a Just Security Series —  A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and Adam B. Cox

Just Security

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 9, 2020


Police Don’t Get Nearly Enough Gun Training — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, October 9, 2020


Volunteer lawyers will advise military personnel who question the legality of orders during protests, election disputes

Washington Post

Senior Research Scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in the Washington Post about a group of lawyers who are offering advice to military and National Guard members worried they may be given unlawful orders if deployed during protests or disputes over the upcoming elections.

Thursday, October 8, 2020


Focused Protection, Herd Immunity, and Other Deadly Delusions — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Thursday, October 8, 2020


Questions for Amy Coney Barrett — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, October 8, 2020


Mike Pence Does Not Respect Life

Slate

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in a Slate article about Vice President Pence. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020


Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws

Brief Encounters Podcast

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 took part in a podcast discussion about his new book, Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Closing the Nation’s Doors — A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

Democracy: A Journal of Ideas

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Reengaging on Treaties and Other International Agreements — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

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

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Liberals Weigh Jurisdiction Stripping to Rein in Supreme Court

Bloomberg Businessweek

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn spoke to Bloomberg Businessweek about the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, October 6, 2020


Heavyweight Jurisdiction Fight Set to Be Argued at Supreme Court

Bloomberg Law

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in Bloomberg Law story about two cases before the Supreme Court involving Ford Motor Co.

Monday, October 5, 2020


John Roberts faces a new round of legacy-defining turmoil

CNN

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed on CNN about Chief Justice John Roberts. 

Thursday, October 1, 2020


What works to reduce police brutality

APA Monitor

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler and Justice Collaboratory member Phillip Atiba Goff’s research is cited in this article in the October issue of the APA Monitor on Psychology.

Thursday, October 1, 2020


Yale Professor Urges Kosovo to Stop Attempts to Expel American Human Rights Lawyer

Exit Albania

Exit Albania reports on a letter from Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James Silk ’89 to the Albanian prime minister regarding that government’s attempt to deport an American citizen and human rights lawyer. 

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Legal Scholars Worry About Affirmative Action and Civil Rights if Barrett is Confirmed

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Diverse Issues in Higher Education article about Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Urban Housing Lauded; Suburbs Challenged

New Haven Independent

Clinical Associate Professor Anika Singh Lemar and Karen Anderson ’21 are quoted in a New Haven Independent article about efforts by the Community & Economic Development Clinic to challenge zoning restrictions in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Monday, September 28, 2020


How the ‘minority rule’ problem could get much worse

The Washington Post

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is cited in a Washington Post commentary about the future of the Supreme Court.

Saturday, September 26, 2020


Trump and Biden Make Too Big a Deal of TikTok — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, September 25, 2020


Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Supreme Court With Guest Samuel Moyn

Rolling Stone / Useful Idiots podcast

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn was interviewed for a Rolling Stone podcast about the future of the Supreme Court.

Thursday, September 24, 2020


The Virus That Stole Christmas — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Thursday, September 24, 2020


How the U.S. Supreme Court affects the world

Washington Post

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a Washington Post article about how the U.S. Supreme Court affects the world.

Thursday, September 24, 2020


How Did a Young, Unknown Lawyer Change the World? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


The Supreme Court’s role in economic policy, explained

Vox

Professor of Law and founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in Vox about the Supreme Court’s role in the economy.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Esty Sees COVID-19 Responses Guiding States On Environmental Crises

Inside EPA

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in an InsideEPA article about how states’ COVID-19 response is shaping their policies relating to environmental crises. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Appointees: Less Parking = More Housing

New Haven Independent

Clinical Associate Professor Anika Singh-Lemar is quoted in the New Haven Independent about parking minimums for new housing developments.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Packing the Supreme Court, explained

Fast Company

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted in Fast Company in a piece on expanding the size of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


The Supreme Court Is Slipping Away From Democrats

The New York Times

Scholarship by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is mentioned in a New York Times opinion piece about the future of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Ginsburg’s death sparks notorious divisions, exposes frailty of US judicial system

France 24

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by FRANCE 24 about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what it means to the future of the Supreme Court. 

Monday, September 21, 2020


What the Senate Should Do About the Supreme Court Vacancy — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Monday, September 21, 2020


Packing the Court—or Taming the Courts?

The Nation

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted in the Nation on expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


Supreme Court’s legitimacy at stake in wake of Ginsburg’s death

Roll Call

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in Roll Call about the Supreme Court in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


‘Her Black Coffee Always Brewed Strong’ — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Gillian E. Metzger

The New York Times

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. Gillian E. Metzger is a law professor and faculty co-director of the Center for Constitutional Governance at Columbia Law School.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


If Republicans Confirm New Justice, Scholars Say Democratic Court Packing Is Possible

NPR

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted by NPR in a story about possibly expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


Study disputes Cuomo on Trump tax package; experts say it's complicated

Newsday

Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law Michael Graetz is quoted in Newsday about the result of President Trump’s 2017 tax law in New York State. 

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