Wednesday, July 3, 2019


Hong Kong’s protesters are not ‘radicals.’ They just want to be heard. — A Commentary by Hana Meihan Davis

The Washington Post

Hana Meihan Davis is a rising senior in Yale College and an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar at the Schell Center for International Human Rights.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019


La agenda de la democracia liberal

Clarín

The work of Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss is discussed in a commentary in the newspaper Clarín (Argentina).

Wednesday, July 3, 2019


It’s Not Nice to Lie to the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Tuesday, July 2, 2019


Democrats are Learning the Wrong Lesson from Donald Trump

Vox

A paper by Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is referenced in an analysis of the Democrats' strategy for 2020.

Tuesday, July 2, 2019


Democrats Favor Immigration, Which is Why They Should Stop Stumping for Open Borders — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Los Angeles Times

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

Monday, July 1, 2019


2019’s Best- & Worst-Run Cities in America

WalletHub

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is featured in a Q & A on what makes a city well run and other issues U.S. cities face.

Friday, June 28, 2019


La debilidad de los medios de comunicación puede representar una amenaza para la democracia

El Mercurio

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen M. Fiss is interviewed about freedom of expression as it relates to current events. (Spanish language)

Thursday, June 27, 2019


Can the U.S.-China crisis be stabilized? — A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70

The Brookings Institution

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Thursday, June 27, 2019


The Law That Makes It Easy to Go to War with Iran

The New Yorker

The work of Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted.

Friday, June 21, 2019


Biggest Health And Life Sci Rulings Of 2019: Midyear Report

Law360

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted about the increase in opioid litigation in an overview of the year’s significant court cases. 

Friday, June 21, 2019


Why a Radical Supreme Court Reform Is Catching On

GQ

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a story about ideas for Supreme Court reform.

Thursday, June 20, 2019


The Supreme Court Is Showing an Instinct for Self-Preservation — 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 20, 2019


Will the Affordable Care Act Die by Non-Enforcement?

The Regulatory Review

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story about the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019


Squandered Big Tobacco Money a Cautionary Tale in Opioid Cases

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story about ongoing opioid litigation.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019


The Case for Redefining Infertility

The New Yorker

Reproductive Justice Fellow Faren Tang ’18 is quoted in an article about physiological and social infertility.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019


A $300 Billion Rainbow Economy Is Booming in the Middle of China

Bloomberg

Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center Darius Longarino is quoted in an article about the growing LGBT presence in Chengdu, China.

Monday, June 17, 2019


The Living, Breathing, Gasping Constitution

The National Review

The work of Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is discussed in a commentary.

Monday, June 17, 2019


A New Trump Battleground: Defining Human Rights

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an opinion piece about human rights.

Monday, June 17, 2019


In Courtrooms, Climate Change Is No Longer Up for Debate

Undark

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted in an article about  about climate change science in lawsuits.

Saturday, June 15, 2019


Yale Law Professor Tells Bemer Judge that Jury’s Verdicts Should be Overturned

Hartford Courant

A letter by John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78, which stated that a judge's instructions to a jury in a human trafficking case were flawed, is quoted in this article about the defense's attempt to have the conviction overturned in Danbury Superior Court.

Saturday, June 15, 2019


How Families Separated at the Border Could Make the Government Pay

The New Yorker

A profile of Suny Rodríguez, an asylum seeker from Honduras, includes four students in the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic — Conchita Cruz ’16, Swapna Reddy ’16, Dorothy Tegeler ’16, and Liz Willis ’17 — who represented her in a lawsuit against the government.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019


Corruption and Good Governance

Transjus Blog

Henry R. Luce Professor Emeritus of Law and Political Science Susan Rose-Ackerman spoke at the University of Barcelona and launched the Spanish translation of the second edition of her book Corruption and Government, coauthored with Bonnie Palifka.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Ahead of the Curve: Theory or Practice? Why Not Both?

Law.com

Law.com discusses an essay in the Harvard Law Review by Dean Heather K. Gerken that addresses the perceived gap between practice and theory in legal education.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


The Opioid Trial Impacting Cases Across the U.S.

CNN

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 explains in an interview how Oklahoma's landmark opioid trial will impact pending cases across America.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019


Abortion, Equal Protection, and the ERA — Courts Then and Now

Take Care

The new book Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories, coedited by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86, is the subject of a symposium.

Monday, June 10, 2019


How They Got the Story

Slate

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 is interviewed on a podcast about the process of writing a reporting-intensive book.

Monday, June 10, 2019


Legal Scholars’ Letter on Initiating a Congressional Lawsuit to End Illegal US Role in the Yemen War

The Volokh Conspiracy

A letter drafted by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 with assistance from other participants was submitted to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urging her to initiate a lawsuit to halt the role of the United States supporting Saudi Arabia and its allies in the war in Yemen.

Thursday, June 6, 2019


The Impeachment Question

The New York Review of Books

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews five books on impeachment.

Thursday, June 6, 2019


The Economics of Tax Policy

Tax Notes

Shibley Family Fund Professor Yair Listokin ’05 was interviewed on a podcast about topics from his new book, Law and Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Big Tech was the heart of the bull market. Now it’s under fire

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law is quoted in a CNN Business article about potential efforts to regulate big tech companies.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019


Who Cares About the Supreme Court's 'Legitimacy'? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

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

Tuesday, June 4, 2019


New York’s Privacy Bill Is Even Bolder Than California’s

Wired

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin is quoted in an article about the New York Privacy Act.

Thursday, May 30, 2019


Military Court Overturns Rape Conviction, Says Jury Stacked With Women

Military.com

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about whether Rep. Duncan Hunter's claim that he posed for a photo with an enemy corpse was a criminal act.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019


Mueller is Right: It’s up to Congress to Act, and Impeachment Isn’t the Only Option — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Los Angeles Times

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

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


A National Debate Over Politics, Principles and Impeachment — in 1868

The Washington Post

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 reviews the book The Impeachers by Brenda Wineapple.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Nation’s First Opioid Trial Begins, Testing How Much Pharma Will be Held Responsible for Crisis

Politico

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the nation’s first opioid trial that could establish a precedent for damages paid to communities ravaged by the drugs.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Abortion Battle Stirs Up Connecticut’s Griswold History

The Middletown Press

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in an article about the history of Roe v. Wade and Griswold v. Connecticut.

Monday, May 27, 2019


Trump Ignored Congress on War Powers. Constitutional Scholars Want Democrats to Take Him to Court.

Vox

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about efforts to have Nancy Pelosi take Donald Trump to court over the war on Yemen.

Saturday, May 25, 2019


Trump has the Ultimate Authority to Pardon a Navy SEAL Accused of War Crimes, but that Doesn’t Mean the Military community isn’t Deeply Divided

Business Insider

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about Donald Trump’s plan to pardon an accused war criminal.

Thursday, May 23, 2019


How State Abortion Laws Could Cost Republicans the 2020 Election

Fortune

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted an article about how new state abortion laws could backfire on the Republicans in the 2020 election.

Thursday, May 23, 2019


Let’s Not Forget the Establishment Clause — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


Does the Civil Rights Act Protect Gay Employees? The Court Will Decide.

The American Prospect

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge Jr. ’78 is quoted in an article about whether the Civil Rights Act protects gay employees.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019


How A 1925 Law Evolved To Become Crucial For Employers

Law360

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about arbitration laws.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019


Trump's Increasingly Questionable Pardons Should Make Congress Act — A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

The Hill

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law.

Monday, May 20, 2019


A Philosopher of Law on the Dangers of Trump’s Plan to Pardon American War Criminals

The New Yorker

Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro was interviewed about President Trump’s plan to pardon accused American war criminals. Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 are mentioned.

Friday, May 17, 2019


Being Gay is not an Illness. How do we End the Farce that is Conversion Therapy? — A Commentary by Dong Yifu and Darius Longarino

Financial Times Chinese

Dong Yifu is a Research Associate at the Paul Tsai China Center. Darius Longarino (Long Darui) is a Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center.  To read this commentary in English, click here.

Thursday, May 16, 2019


Harvard’s Shameful History Repeats Itself — 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, May 16, 2019


Trump’s Golan Policy and Its Threat to the Post-War International Legal Order — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law. Scott Shapiro ’90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy.

Thursday, May 16, 2019


Former Donald Trump Official Hopes for U.S.-China Deal, but Says Beijing Might Have to Wait for Change in White House

South China Morning Post

Visiting Lecturer in Law Susan A. Thornton, a senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about prospects for a trade deal between the U.S. and China.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019


A Supreme Court Reporter Defines the Threat to Abortion Rights

The New Yorker

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL was interviewed about the latest challenges to abortion rights in the U.S.

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