Wednesday, August 16, 2017


While Trump was distracted, North Korea calmed down. That’s not a coincidence.

Gears of Biz

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about North Korea.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Congress Should Immediately Go Into Special Session And Stop Trump’s Brinksmanship—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Huffington Post

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

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz and Joe Onek ’67

Lawfare

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and Joe Onek ’67 is a Principal in The Raben Group and a national security advisor to TCP.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


How the Nazis Were Inspired by Jim Crow

History Channel

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is quoted in a story about how Nazis in Germany were inspired by America’s Jim Crow laws.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


How long will John Kelly last as chief of staff?

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 contributed to an opinion piece about the future of General Kelly’s presence in the Trump administration.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Shielded

Buzzfeed

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about the difficulties of firing tenured professors.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


National revulsion over the Charlottesville march shows why we shouldn’t ban hate speech—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77

Vox

Robert C. Post ’77 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Historians Question Trump’s Comments on Confederate Monuments

New York Times

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Witt ’99 is quoted in an article about the removal of statues honoring confederate generals.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Massachusetts regulator probes brokerages over trading 'kickbacks'

Reuters

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is mentioned in a report that Massachusetts' top securities regulator is examining whether brokerages route orders to stock exchanges that provide kickbacks.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Is it ever OK to ask children to translate for their parents in emergency situations?

Marketplace

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in an article about whether children should be used as interpreters in emergency situations.

Monday, August 14, 2017


'Tough-On-Crime' Policies Came From Conservative Demagogues, Also Black Leaders, Says Expert

International Business Times

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed about his book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Monday, August 14, 2017


Racism Comes Full Circle: America as the Harbinger of the Nazis’ Race Laws

Haaretz

A feature on “Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” the latest book by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


A Problem Worse Than Tyranny—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and David Priestland

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University and David Priestland is a Professor of Modern History at Oxford University.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


A Legacy of Environmental Racism

The Intercept

Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman-Lado is quoted in an article about an unresolved civil rights complaint against Exxon Mobil in Beaumont, Texas.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


Unequal justice under the law

CBS

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in a story about advocacy work done by the Southern Center for Human Rights.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


MBTA agrees to make arrests public

The Boston Globe

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz is quoted, and the MFIA clinic mentioned, in an article about access to information regarding those taken into custody by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Trump Promises 'Fire and Fury.' What Would Hillary Do?

Bloomberg View

Martin R. Flug Visiting Lecturer in Law Jake Sullivan ’03 was interviewed about President Trump’s threats regarding North Korea.

Thursday, August 10, 2017


Free-speech debate swirls as officials block on social media

Associated Press

Amanda Shanor ’09, a fellow with the Internet Society Project and PhD candidate, is quoted in an article about whether elected officials violate people’s free speech rights by blocking them on social media.

Thursday, August 10, 2017


If Trump wants a nuclear attack against North Korea, his military advisers have few other options

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about President Trump and North Korea.

Thursday, August 10, 2017


The feds need to stop keeping secrets on national security—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. Jonathan Wong ’18 contributed to the piece.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017


Former U.S. Diplomat Criticizes Trump's Handling of North Korea

NBC Connecticut

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a story about President Trump’s handling of North Korea.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Prosecutor won’t use alleged Army deserter’s statements against him

Standard Republic

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about developments in the case of Bowe Bergdahl.

Monday, August 7, 2017


What Are The Challenges Facing Science Communication?

Annenberg Public Policy Center

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan was interviewed along with the other editors of The Oxford Handbook of The Science of Science Communication.

Sunday, August 6, 2017


How affordable housing can chip away at residential segregation

The Conversation

Research by Walter E. Meyer Professor of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in an article about affordable housing.

Friday, August 4, 2017


A big idea: A national holiday to talk politics

Boardroom.com

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the idea of a pre-election national public holiday dedicated to discussing politics and the upcoming vote.

Friday, August 4, 2017


No Sanctuary for the Immigration Lawyer

The New York Times

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and students from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in an opinion piece on the case of Nury Chavarria who was granted a stay of deportation after seeking sanctuary in a New Haven church.

Thursday, August 3, 2017


Top Navy lawyer accused of interfering in 2 cases

The San Diego Union Tribune

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a top Navy lawyer accused of unlawfully meddling in criminal cases targeting America’s elite commandos.

Thursday, August 3, 2017


The Original Russia Connection

New York

Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 is quoted in an article about Felix Sater.

Thursday, August 3, 2017


Finding Common Ground, Despite Ideological Divides—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Policing: A Public Good Gone Bad—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

Boston Review

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Mr. President, roughing up suspects is never OK

USA Today

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler is quoted in an article about President Trump’s remarks to police on Long Island.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


Trump signs Russia sanctions bill, Moscow calls it 'trade war'

Reuters

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a story about the sanctions against Russia signed into law this week by President Trump.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017


A week later, little clarity on Trump’s transgender tweet

San Francisco Chronicle

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about President Trump’s tweets about a proposed ban on transgender military.

Monday, July 31, 2017


Your Tweet is My Command—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

Just Security

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 31, 2017


No Decision on the Continuation of Obamacare Subsidies

Bloomberg Radio/ Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed about the future of ACA subsidies under the current administration.

Monday, July 31, 2017


The ‘Criminal Justice Tax’ on America’s Troubled Neighborhoods

The Crime Report

Associate Professor of Law Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in an article about the effect of aggressive policing on minority neighborhoods.

Friday, July 28, 2017


Is Amazon getting too big?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law David Singh Grewal ’02 is quoted in an article about antitrust laws. The article also features scholarly research by Lina Khan ’17.

Friday, July 28, 2017


Does doom and gloom convince anyone about climate change?

ScienceNews

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article on communicating about climate change.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Slow Down, Everyone, You're Moving Too Fast—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, July 27, 2017


Lethal injection details sought; Media, state at odds over what public should know

The Arizona Republic (Phoenix)

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 and Clinical Lecturer in Law John Langford ’14 are mentioned in an article about efforts by media outlets to obtain information about lethal injection drugs used in Arizona.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Legal Questions Over Trump's Ban Of Transgender People In The Military

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell was interviewed about President Trump’s proposed ban on transgender people in the armed forces.

Thursday, July 27, 2017


Fossil Fuel Industry’s 'Tobacco Moment' Has Arrived—A Commentary by Douglas Kysar

Law360

Professor Douglas Kysar is Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares and Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler are mentioned in a book review of “Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment” in which they have an essay.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Economic Inequality and the Future of Democracy: Tracking the Conversation

Nonprofit Quarterly

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted in an article reporting on a panel discussion at the recent Aspen Institute Economic Security Summit.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


The Hypocrisy of the "Skinny" Repeal: The Republicans Themselves Said It Would be Disastrous—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Balkinization

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Undocumented immigrant who took sanctuary in New Haven church granted stay of deportation

The New Haven Register

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Oriheula ’08 are quoted in an article about Nury Chavarria who was granted a stay of deportation after seeking sanctuary in a New Haven church. Ms. Chavarria was represented by students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


Military transgender ban would be tough to overturn, experts say

San Francisco Chronicle

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell and Ryan Thoreson ’14 are quoted in an article on President Trump’s proposed ban on transgender people in the armed forces.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


As Nation Listens, Nury Embraces Role

New Haven Independent

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a story about a woman who has been given sanctuary in a New Haven church after being ordered to leave the country by ICE.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


A legal fight over New York City dog-sitters highlights a bigger problem in America

Yahoo Finance

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about regulation and the sharing economy.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Climate Change Is About to Remake the Insurance Industry

Fortune

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the effect of climate change on the insurance industry.

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