Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Why Do Americans Have So Few Rights?

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn reviews the new book How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession With Rights Is Tearing America Apart by Jamal Greene ’05 in The New Republic.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Connecticut Looks To Ensure Parentage Rights For LGBTQ Couples

WSHU

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in a WSHU report on a bill before the Connecticut legislature, that he helped draft, that would extend parental status to nonbiological, unmarried, and same sex couples.

Monday, March 8, 2021


A primer on the history of sexual harassment—and why it deserves a place in diversity training

Fast Company

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel’s scholarship is cited in a Fast Company article about the history of sexual harassment.

Monday, March 8, 2021


Guns Are a Threat to the Body Politic — A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Joseph Blocher ’06

The Atlantic

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Joseph Blocher ’06 is the Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law.

Friday, March 5, 2021


White House signals support for replacing decades-long authorizations for military force

Vox

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a Vox article about proposed reforms to authorizations for the use of military force.

Thursday, March 4, 2021


Give strained student loan borrowers their fresh start — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

The Hill

Yair Listokin ’05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 4, 2021


Standing up to China: Biden seeks allies’ support in contest with Beijing

The Irish Times

Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center Susan A. Thornton is quoted in The Irish Times about the Biden administration’s policy towards China.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021


Maybe Politicians Should Have Employment Contracts — 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, March 3, 2021


PEN America Lauds Settlement in Press Freedom Lawsuit

Voice of America

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David A. Schulz ’78 is quoted in a Voice of America article about a settlement where the plaintiff was represented in part by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Tuesday, March 2, 2021


Securities Regulation and Class Warfare — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Columbia Law School / Blue Sky Blog

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 1, 2021


The Next Judge: US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces' Looming Vacancy — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Just Security

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

Monday, March 1, 2021


Donor Disclosure Aids 1st Amendment, Justices Told

Law360

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 article, where Floyd Abrams ’59 is quoted and Clinical Lecturer in Law Michael Linhorst and Stephen Stich ’17 are also mentioned.

Saturday, February 27, 2021


Will You Have to Pay Twice for Better Infrastructure? — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, February 26, 2021


A Push for Zoning Reform in Connecticut

NYTimes.com

The Housing Clinic, part of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, is mentioned in a New York Times article about zoning reform efforts in Connecticut.

Friday, February 26, 2021


We’ll never reach herd immunity if we don’t vaccinate more non-White people — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 et al.

The Washington Post

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School. Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School. David Herman is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2023.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


Appeal Brings Fair Rent To Court

New Haven Independent

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger, Jr. ’75 and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Richard L. Tenenbaum are mentioned, and Adam Kinkley ’21 is quoted, in a New Haven Independent article on developments in a landlord-tenant dispute involving a client represented by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


This Senator Has Got the Math Wrong About a $15 Minimum Wage

The New York Times

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law Dan Kahan’s scholarship is cited in a commentary about minimum wage in The New York Times.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


We Still Have to Worry About the Supreme Court and Elections — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, February 24, 2021


Dominion and Smartmatic have serious shot at victory in election disinformation suits, experts say

CNBC

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted in an article about the Dominion and Smartmatic defamation suits against a variety of conservative personalities.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Press Herald sues Maine State Police over concealed discipline records

Portland Press Herald

The Portland Press Herald reports that it has filed a suit, assisted by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School, seeking access to Maine State Police disciplinary records.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Supreme Court Term Limits—Here’s the Best Option

Bloomberg Law

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in Bloomberg Law about Supreme Court term limits.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Celebs including A-Rod and Ciara are getting into SPACs. What could go wrong?

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN Business article about celebrities investing in special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Can We Trust Corporate Commitments to Racial Equity?

Forbes

Scholarship by Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is mentioned in a Forbes article about corporate response to demands for racial equity.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Haaland tells senators she sees ongoing role for fossil fuels

Roll Call

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted in an article about Deb Haaland, who has been nominated for Secretary of the Interior.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Her Husband Got Covid-19. She’s Suing His Employer. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, February 22, 2021


The Journal of Free Speech Law, a New Faculty-Edited (Peer-Reviewed) Law Journal

Reason

Reason carried the announcement of the launch of the Journal of Free Speech Law, of which Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is a member of the editorial board.

Friday, February 19, 2021


To Create More Affordable Housing, Make Zoning Hyperlocal

Bloomberg

Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in a Bloomberg article regarding residential zoning laws.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Mitch McConnell’s moment of truth — and why Nancy Pelosi should take it seriously — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Boston Globe

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

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Ex-officials, academics call for US to work with Europe to counter China

South China Morning Post

A new report published by the Paul Tsai China Center is discussed in the South China Morning Post. Center Director and Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law Paul Gewirtz is mentioned, along with Executive Director Robert D. Williams, Senior Fellow Susan Thornton, and Non-Resident Affiliated Fellows Ryan Hass and David Dollar.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Enjoy the Right to Be Left Alone? Thank the Civil Rights Movement — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, February 18, 2021


World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19

Reuters

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021


Democracy Is Weakening Right in Front of Us

The New York Times

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in the New York Times about the effect of social media on democracy.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Has Trump Permanently Altered U.S. Foreign Policy?

Foreign Affairs

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn participated in a Foreign Affairs survey on the legacy of the Trump administration’s foreign policy.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Business leaders hope they can satisfy Biden’s big climate goals with their own promises—not regulation

Fortune

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in Fortune article regarding the Biden administration’s goals concerning environmental policy.

Saturday, February 13, 2021


A Forever Pandemic

The Atlantic / Social Distance podcast

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves was a guest on The Atlantic’s Social Distance podcast where he discussed the future of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, February 12, 2021


Nobody Knows How NYC’s New Voting System Will Affect the Mayoral Race

New York Magazine

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in New York Magazine about how ranked-choice voting may affect the New York mayoral race.

Thursday, February 11, 2021


Obama embraced ‘endless wars.’ Biden probably will, too. — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

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

Thursday, February 11, 2021


Let’s Not Forget Trump’s Failure to ‘Take Care’ — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2021


Trump's 2nd Impeachment Trial: A Preview With Yale Law's Akhil Reed Amar

WYPR / Midday

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar ’84 was interviewed on WYPR’s “Midday” about former president Trump’s second impeachment trial.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021


The knocking at the gate — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Berkshire Eagle

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

Wednesday, February 10, 2021


Undoing Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Policies Will Mean Looking at the Fine Print

The New York Times

Senior Research Scholar Lucas Guttentag is quoted in the New York Times about his work creating the Immigration Policy Tracking Project.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021


Trump Senate impeachment trial gives 'we the people' our day in court — A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

USA Today

William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. 

Monday, February 8, 2021


The expert witnesses the Senate needs — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Andy Lipka

The New York Daily News

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Andy Lipka is an eye surgeon. Together they host the podcast Amarica’s Constitution.

Monday, February 8, 2021


Plan B to ban Trump from office

Australian Broadcasting Corporation / The Signal

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed on an ABC Radio (Australia) podcast about how to prevent former president Trump from running for office in the future.

Monday, February 8, 2021


Senators killed measure to combat violent extremism in military

Roll Call

Senior Research Scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Roll Call article about extremism in the military.

Monday, February 8, 2021


Insurance Companies Like the Word “Insurrection” — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, February 8, 2021


Inside Merrick Garland's Year as Brennan Clerk at the Supreme Court

The National Law Journal

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 and Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith are quoted in a National Law Journal article about Merrick Garland.

Monday, February 8, 2021


Denise Merrill On The Future of Voting in Connecticut

WNPR / Where We Live

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed on WNPR about President Joe Biden’s use of executive orders.

Saturday, February 6, 2021


5 key questions for Trump’s Senate impeachment trial

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is mentioned in a Washington Post piece about the impeachment trial of former President Trump.

Friday, February 5, 2021


‘What Is Going on There Is Gross’: Why Attorneys Are Tracking This Federal Lawsuit

CT Law Tribune

Hope Metcalf, Clinical Lecturer in Law and executive director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights, is mentioned in a Connecticut Law Tribune article about a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction.

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