Friday, January 5, 2018


To Try to Save Client’s Life, a Lawyer Ignored His Wishes. Can He Do That?

The New York Times

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about whether it is constitutional for a lawyer to act in his client’s best interests while acting against his wishes.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


Team Trump’s Audacious “Complicity” Claim for Nullifying Abortion Rights

The Washington Spectator

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL are cited in an article about abortion rights.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


Two Ways of Looking at Gerrymandering—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.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


How ‘Not in My Backyard’ Became ‘Not in My Neighborhood’

The New York Times

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization Carol Rose is quoted in an article about the ways in which homeowners try to exert control over their neighborhoods.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Oona Hathaway & Scott Shapiro on "Story in the Public Square"

Pell Center

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 were interviewed about their new book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.”

Tuesday, January 2, 2018


How to Abolish War

New Republic

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Monday, January 1, 2018


The Dodge V. Ford Court Case Helps Explain How Corporations Work Today

Jalopnik

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the purpose of corporations.

Saturday, December 30, 2017


After John Besh fallout, many hoping for civilized change in restaurant industry

The Times-Picayune

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about workplace sexual harassment.

Friday, December 29, 2017


Should Mayoral, Council Candidates Have To Declare A Party Affiliation?

KJZZ

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed about non-partisan elections.

Thursday, December 28, 2017


The Most Expensive Mile of Subway on Earth

The New York Times Magazine

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in a feature about the cost of transit projects in New York.

Friday, December 22, 2017


Workplace Sexual Harassment Law: A Primer

Medium

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article on workplace sexual harassment.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


The Books We Loved in 2017

The New Yorker

Sterling Professor of Law Anthony Kronman’s ’75 book Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan was included in a list of best books of 2017.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, Top Human Rights Official, Won’t Seek a Second Term

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh was quoted in an article about the United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


Trump's National Security Strategy Angers China

NPR

Graham Webster, a senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center, was interviewed for an NPR segment about President Trump’s national security strategy.

Saturday, December 16, 2017


The Internationalists by Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro review – the plan to outlaw war

The Guardian

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Thursday, December 14, 2017


Veterans' Groups Suing Military for Access to Sex-Assault Records

Law.com

Protect Our Defenders and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center filed suit to gain access to records related to gender disparities within the military. The groups are represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Veteran Sickened By Plutonium After H-Bomb Accident Brings Class Action Suit

WSHU

Meghan Brooks ’19 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a story about a class actions suit challenging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ refusal to provide disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation. 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


The Limits of Resistance: Are Democrats focused on the wrong things?

Slate

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was interviewed about his upcoming book Not Enough: Human Rights in an Unequal World.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


Why Are Nations Rushing to Call Everything an ‘Act of War’?

The New York Times Magazine

A book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 is cited in an article.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017


'Alternative facts' remark tops 2017 list of notable quotes

ABC News

The Associated Press released the annual list of notable quotations by law librarian Fred Shapiro.

Monday, December 11, 2017


New initiative seeks employments for vets with 'bad paper'

The Day

Alyssa Peterson’19 and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are mentioned in an article about efforts to assist veteran job seekers who've received an other-than-honorable discharge from the military.

Monday, December 11, 2017


Here’s what’s at stake for the 21 kids suing the Trump administration over climate change

Think Progress

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is a quoted in an article on the group of 21 youths who are suing the federal government over climate change.

Sunday, December 10, 2017


North Korea is a nuclear state. But can the U.S. accept that?

The Washington Post

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about the push to have North Korea denuclearize. 

Sunday, December 10, 2017


Five federal judge vacancies in South Florida give Trump chance to shape bench

The Sun Sentinel

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about the naming of federal judges in Florida.

Friday, December 8, 2017


The Widening Gap Between Our Politics And Our Civil Society—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Huffington Post

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

Thursday, December 7, 2017


When the Truth Is Unconstitutional—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, December 7, 2017


What If the Courts Were Filled With 'Little Scalias'?—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, December 7, 2017


Fairness key to trust in police force

Otago Daily Times (New Zealand)

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler is profiled on the occasion of his appearance at the Law and Society Association of Australia and New Zealand conference.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


What Masterpiece Cakeshop is Really About—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Take Care

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

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


What Happened to the American Boomtown?

The New York Times

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about the current state of the American boomtown.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017


Former Lamonte McIntyre prosecutor accused in new case of threatening a witness, misconduct

Kansas City Star

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Larry Fox is quoted in an article about court cases affected by the misconduct of a prosecutor with the U.S. Attorney’s office there.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017


What a Technophobe Doctor Shows Us About the Future of Work—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.

Saturday, December 2, 2017


Philosophy of Law and the Decline of War

Duck of Minerva

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Friday, December 1, 2017


Michael Flynn Will Keep Military Rank And Pension Despite Guilty Plea

The Huffington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article on why Michael Flynn will keep his military rank and pension. 

Friday, December 1, 2017


Can We Agree to Outlaw War—Again?

Scientific American

“The Internationalists,” a book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 is discussed in an article about war.

Friday, December 1, 2017


President Trump is constitutionally right on the CFPB even if we oppose him otherwise—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Steven G. Calabresi ’83

USA Today

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science and Steven G. Calabresi ’83 is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, December 1, 2017


Scorning Harassers Isn't the New McCarthyism—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, November 30, 2017


The Chinese Hacking Indictments and the Frail “Norm” Against Commercial Espionage—A Commentary by Jack Goldsmith ’89 and Robert D. Williams

LawFare

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School and Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School.

Thursday, November 30, 2017


The Ten Best Books of 2017

The New York Times

Professor of Law James Forman Jr.'s book Locking Up Our Own was named one of the best books of the year.

Thursday, November 30, 2017


War Powers Act Could Be Applied To Check Trump's Nuclear Launch Authority, Scholar Says

WBUR/ Here & Now

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed about the War Powers Act.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Judging A Book: Saris Reviews 'Locking Up Our Own'

Law360

Professor of Law James Forman Jr.’s ’92 book Locking Up Our Own is reviewed by Judge Patti Saris.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


How Should We Respond to Sexual Harassment?

The New York Times

A study by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is cited in an article about sexual harassment.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017


America Is Not Going to Denuclearize North Korea—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

The Atlantic

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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017


How to Stop Trump Blowing It Up—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Review of Books

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

Monday, November 27, 2017


Trump’s Bureaucratic Showdown—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.

Friday, November 24, 2017


Millennials need to worry about these 4 things - in addition to saving for retirement; There will be lots of surprises down the road

MarketWatch

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87 is quoted in an article about financial challenges facing millennials.

Friday, November 24, 2017


Q&A: Linda Greenhouse on the new challenges of journalism

Columbia Journalism Review

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL took part in a Q & A.

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


How the State Can Make Inequality Worse

The Nation Blogs

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about how zoning can increase inequality through the location of new housing. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017


The police can search your email without telling you. That’s nuts.—A Commentary by Hannah Bloch-Wehba

Vox

Hannah Bloch-Wehba is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, an Associate Research Scholar in Law, and a Stanton First Amendment Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


Three things Trump can do to bring drug prices ‘way down’—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Aaron S. Kesselheim

The Washington Post

Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and Faculty Co-Director of the Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency. Aaron Kesselheim is an Irving S. Ribicoff Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Distinguished Visitor at the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy.

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