Monday, July 2, 2018


What Justice Kennedy's Legacy Could Mean for the Future of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar '84

TIME

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

Monday, July 2, 2018


Just Security Podcast: Harold Koh and Cristina Rodríguez on the Travel Ban

Just Security

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez '00 were featured on a podcast discussing the travel ban.

Friday, June 29, 2018


The End of Abortion—A Commentary by Reva Siegel

The New York Times

Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 28, 2018


Trump v. Hawaii: Korematsu’s Ghost and National Security Masquerades—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Thursday, June 28, 2018


The Other Side of the Battle to Replace Justice Kennedy—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.”

Thursday, June 28, 2018


NAACP Alleges Inmate Count Practice Weakens Urban Districts

Associated Press

Rich Medina ’18 is quoted in an article about a lawsuit filed against the state of Connecticut by the NAACP with the assistance of the Rule of Law Clinic over how the state counts its prisoners when crafting legislative districts.

Thursday, June 28, 2018


NAACP, Yale Law sue state over ‘prison gerrymandering’

New Haven Register

Ashley Hall ’19 is quoted about a lawsuit filed against the state of Connecticut by the NAACP with the assistance of the Rule of Law Clinic over how the state counts its prisoners when crafting legislative districts.

Thursday, June 28, 2018


The Fight to Replace Kennedy Has Already Begun—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. 

Thursday, June 28, 2018


Pivotal Court Case Could Determine The Future Of The Affordable Care Act

WNPR

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story on the latest efforts by the Trump administration to change the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018


Did Anthony Kennedy Just Destroy His Own Legacy?

Politico

Sterling Professor of Law Robert C. Post ’77 and Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 contributed to a discussion on the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Justice Kennedy reminds Trump he is not above the law—A Commentary by Vikram David Amar ’88 and Akhil Reed Amar ’84

CNN

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Vikram Amar ’88 is the dean and the Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law in Urbana-Champaign.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


The Surprising Consequences of the Supreme Court Cases That Changed Sexual Harassment Law 20 Years Ago

TIME

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about two 1998 cases that went before the Supreme Court and changed how the law approaches workplace sexual harassment. 

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Trump Travel Ban: How It Affects the Countries

The New York Times

Diala Shamas ’11 is quoted and the Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in an article about how the travel ban affects different countries.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


The U.S. says it gives waivers for Trump’s travel ban. We haven’t seen any.

The Washington Post

Liman Fellow Sirine Shebaya questions Trump Administration’s representations about travel ban waivers.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


The Court Ruled Correctly on the Travel Ban—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

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

Tuesday, June 26, 2018


Supreme Court Upholds "Travel Ban 3.0"

WBEZ Chicago

Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and Robina Foundation Visiting Human Rights Fellow Lucas Guttentag was interviewed about the travel ban.

Monday, June 25, 2018


What Rights Are Afforded To People Who Cross The U.S. Border Illegally

NPR/ All Things Considered

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is interviewed about the rights of those who cross the border illegally. 

Monday, June 25, 2018


What constitutional rights do undocumented immigrants have?

PBS News Hour

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is interviewed about the rights of those who cross the border illegally. 

Monday, June 25, 2018


Key Question for Judge in Weinstein Case: Can Other Accusers Testify?

The New York Times

Professor of Law Steven Duke ’61 LLM is quoted in an article about which accusers may be allowed to testify in the Harvey Weinstein trial.

Friday, June 22, 2018


Forman: We’re Expelling Our Own, Too

New Haven Independent

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed.

Thursday, June 21, 2018


The Wealthy Atlanta Suburb Fighting to Secede From Its City

Bloomberg Businessweek

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about a wealthy Georgia suburb that wants to succeed from its city.

Thursday, June 21, 2018


How to Regulate During a Financial Crisis

The Regulatory Review

Scholarship by Sterling Professor of Law Roberta Romano ’80 is discussed.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018


How the Government Can Lower Drug Prices

The New York Times

Scholarship by Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03, Hannah Brennan ’13, Christine Monahan ’16, and Zain Rizvi ’17 is cited in a commentary about ways the federal government could curb rising drug prices.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


In a First, Yale and Stanford Law Journals Team Up for #MeToo Project

Law.com

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about a joint symposium to help people better understand sexual harassment.

 

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


Wrongfully Convicted

The New York Review of Books

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews several books dealing with wrongful conviction.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018


An Obamacare Case So Wrong It Has Provoked a Bipartisan Outcry—A Commentary by Jonathan H. Adler and Abbe R. Gluck ’00

The New York Times

Jonathan H. Adler is a professor of law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law and Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 15, 2018


Senators urge Pentagon to rethink sending military lawyers to be immigration prosecutors

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the use of military lawyers in the immigration crisis.

Thursday, June 14, 2018


The Mask It Wears

London Review of Books

A review of Professor of Law Samuel Moyn's book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World.

Thursday, June 14, 2018


They Fought Over The Last Obamacare Lawsuit, But They Agree This One Is Nonsense

Huffington Post

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is cited in an article about the lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, June 14, 2018


Strange Bedfellows in the Texas Lawsuit Over the Affordable Care Act—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Nick Bagley

Take Care

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Nick Bagley is a Professor of Law at University of Michigan Law School.

Thursday, June 14, 2018


Hearing examines prosecutor in Penn State probe

Philly.com

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Larry Fox is quoted in an article about a case before the Pennsylvania disciplinary board for lawyers regarding the conduct of a former state prosecutor.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018


The Singapore summit’s three big takeaways—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

The Washington Post

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School and a Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center.

Monday, June 11, 2018


If You Want to Catch a Liar, Get It in Writing—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, June 10, 2018


Key Summit Issue is Defining Denuclearization

Bloomberg

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, was interviewed about the North Korea summit.

Saturday, June 9, 2018


Trump’s targeting of a New York Times journalist, explained by experts

Vox

David Schulz ’78, Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and director of the MFIA clinic, and Michael Meltsner ’60 contributed to an article about the federal government’s seizure of a reporter’s phone records as part of a federal investigation into leaks of classified information.

Friday, June 8, 2018


Legal scholars think the new Obamacare lawsuit is “ludicrous”

Vox

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about litigation on the Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, June 7, 2018


How the Supreme Court Avoided the Cake Case’s Tough Issues—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 7, 2018


The market for driverless cars will head towards monopoly

The Economist

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about the market for driverless vehicles.

Thursday, June 7, 2018


Why Britain Needs a Written Constitution—and Can't Wait for Parliament to Write One—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Political Quarterly

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

Tuesday, June 5, 2018


Jail for Drug Relapse: A Case Asks if That's Fair

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 is quoted in an article about probation and how it impacts substance abusers.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018


Ethiopia Vows to Give Disputed Badme Town to Eritrea

Voice of America

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in an article about an agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea regarding a piece of land along their border.

Monday, June 4, 2018


Member Spotlight: William Eskridge’s Country-Changing Legacy

DC Bar

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence Bill Eskridge ’78 is profiled.

Monday, June 4, 2018


In Narrow Opinion, Supreme Court Rules For Baker In Gay Rights Case

National Public Radio/ All Things Considered

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 and John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence Bill Eskridge ’78 are quoted in a story on the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

Thursday, May 31, 2018


What a Trump-Kim Deal Could Look Like, From Good to Bad to Worse

Bloomberg

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about a possible Trump-Kim summit.

Thursday, May 31, 2018


How to have a serious referendum on Brexit and avoid a rerun of the original—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Sir Julian Le Grand

London School of Economics and Political Science

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Sir Julian Le Grand is Professor of Social Policy at the Marshall Institute, LSE.

Thursday, May 31, 2018


How Republicans Are Using The Anti-Abortion Playbook To Undermine Same-Sex Marriage

BuzzFeed

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel and Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime are quoted in an article about efforts to roll back legal protections for same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


DNA donors must demand stronger protection for genetic privacy—A Commentary by Mason Marks and Tiffany Li

STAT

Mason Marks and Tiffany Li are fellows at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018


The stories Fox News covers obsessively — and those it ignores — in charts

Vox

Scholarship by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is cited in an article about Fox News coverage and how it exploits the tendency for politics to overshadow logic in response to issues.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018


How Employers Illegally Discriminate Against Veterans with Less-than-Honorable Discharges—A Commentary by Alyssa Peterson ’19 and Arjun Mody ’20

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review

Alyssa Peterson ’19 and Arjun Mody ’20 are students at Yale Law School and law student interns at the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

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