Monday, August 26, 2019


The Limits of Private Action: What the Past 40 Years Taught Us About the Perils of Unregulated Markets — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 and Ganesh Sitaraman

Pro-Market

Anne Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation at Yale Law School. Ganesh Sitaraman is a Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School. This commentary is an excerpt from the book their book, The Public Option: How to Expand Freedom, Increase Opportunity, and Promote Equality.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Revered From Left And Right, She’ll Soon Be Canada’s Longest-Serving Judge

Los Angeles Tiimes

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted about Rosalie Abella, Canada’s longest-serving judge.

Monday, August 26, 2019


Opioid Trial Judge Could Deliver Biggest Judgment in U.S. History

CNN

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted on the ruling in a historic Oklahoma opioid trial.

Tuesday, August 20, 2019


Trump Has 'Absolute Discretion' To Nix DACA, Justices Told

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael J. Wishnie ’93 and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services clinic are mentioned in an update of a number of cases related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Monday, August 19, 2019


How Life Became an Endless, Terrible Competition — A Commentary by Daniel Markovits '00

The Atlantic

Daniel Markovits ’00 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 19, 2019


How High are Infrastructure Costs? Analyzing Interstate Construction Spending

The Brookings Institution

A paper coauthored by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 and Leah Brooks of The George Washington University on why highway construction costs have risen is highlighted.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Trump's Greenland Folly: 'Not As Simple As Buying A Resort'

Law360

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted about the feasibility of buying an autonomous territory.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Claims: Migrant Children Molested in U.S.-Funded Foster Care

The Associated Press

Aseem Mehta ’20, a student with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, is quoted about a settlement in a case of a migrant child held in government custody.

Friday, August 16, 2019


Interview with Gordon Silverstein about Yale Law School's Ph.D. in Law Program

PrawfsBlawg

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs Gordon Silverstein answers questions about Yale's Ph.D. in Law program.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


On Immigration, the Democrats Are Playing Into Trump’s Hands — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

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

Thursday, August 15, 2019


Five Decisions That May Sway High Court On LGBT Protections

Law360

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted on cases coming before the Supreme Court that will test whether sex discrimination extends to bias based on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Thursday, August 15, 2019


The Supreme Court’s Second Amendment Appetite — 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, August 14, 2019


Obamas, Policing, and Gun Violence

Martha’s Vineyard Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares covers various topics in this profile, including a project on gun violence with Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00.

Monday, August 12, 2019


Resuming Federal Executions Unlikely to Affect Military Death Row

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted about the impact of resuming federal capital punishment on the military justice system.

Friday, August 9, 2019


The Trump Administration’s Execution Plan is a Disservice to America — A Commentary by Miriam Gohara

MEAWW

Miriam Gohara is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 8, 2019


There is a Need for Fresh Thinking on Human Rights

The Economist

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn is cited in a commentary on human rights.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019


InterLibrary Loan Will Change Your Life

Literary Hub

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Teresa Miguel-Stearns is quoted on the history of interlibrary loan.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019


The Power of the Public Option: A Q&A With Ganesh Sitaraman and Anne Alstott

The American Prospect

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law Anne L. Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman are interviewed about their new book. 

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Exxon Accused of Pressuring Witnesses in New York Climate Fraud Case

Climate Liability News

Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted about the New York attorney general’s litigation against Exxon. 

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Death Penalty Questionable as a Deterrent to Mass Killing

The Associated Press

Clinical Associate Professor Miriam Gohara is quoted in an article about the death penalty as punishment for mass shootings.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019


Drug Assistance Programs Offer Little Charity to Uninsured

Reuters

Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Katherine L. Kraschel is quoted in a news story about a study of patient assistance programs.

Monday, August 5, 2019


A Public Option For Everything?

WGBH

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Law Anne L. Alstott ’87 and coauthor Ganesh Sitaraman are interviewed about their new book. 

Sunday, August 4, 2019


As Japan and South Korea Feud Intensifies, U.S. Seems Unwilling, or Unable, to Help

The New York Times

Visiting Lecturer in Law Susan Thornton is quoted in a story about tensions between Japan and South Korea.

Sunday, August 4, 2019


A Court Hearing This Week Could Be a Step Toward a National Opioid Settlement

Barron's

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

Friday, August 2, 2019


On Hong Kong, the United States Must Find Its Voice — A Commentary by Susan A. Thornton and Ryan Hass

Lawfare

Susan A. Thornton is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center. 

Friday, August 2, 2019


Investigator of Green Beret’s Murder Had Romantic Relationship With Witness, Lawyer Says

The Daily Beast

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a news story about the death of a Green Beret.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


On the Border Wall, the Supreme Court Caves to Trump — 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.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


What About Rochester?

Project Syndicate

The new book by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor Anne L. Alstott ’87 and Ganesh Sitaraman is discussed in an article on how to promote economic growth in mid-sized cities.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


War Crimes Related Case Tossed Against SEAL Platoon Leader

The Associated Press

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a news story about the dismissal of charges in a Navy case.

Thursday, August 1, 2019


Every D.A. in America Should Open a Sentence Review Unit — A Commentary by James Forman Jr. '92 and Sarah Lustbader

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. '92 is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


To Fix Its Housing Crunch, One U.S. City Takes Aim at the Single-Family Home

Bloomberg Businessweek

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is quoted about the new urban plan for Minneapolis that ends single-family zoning.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


Arizona Asks for U.S. Supreme Court involvement in Opioid Case

The Associated Press

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a news story about lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies that produce opioid drugs.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019


What Death Row Executions May Mean for Those Four Soldiers at Leavenworth

Army Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted about how the Department of Justice’s effort to resume capital punishment could affect four death row inmates in the military justice system.

Friday, July 26, 2019


Your Employer has More Intimate Data on You than Amazon, Apple or Facebook

MarketWatch

Resident Fellow Tiffany C. Li is quoted about data privacy in the workplace.

Friday, July 26, 2019


The Mueller Fantasy Comes Crashing Down — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

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

Friday, July 26, 2019


Dysfunctional Federalism

Vox

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is interviewed on a podcast about why state and local politics don’t work anymore.

Thursday, July 25, 2019


45 years later, this case is still shaping school segregation in Detroit — and America

Chalkbeat

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in an article about the legacy of Milliken v. Bradley in Detroit.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019


The Missing State Department Memo on U.S. Officials’ Possible Aiding and Abetting Saudi War Crimes — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and a Counselor to the Dean at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019


Male Nominees to Service Academies Outnumber Women 3 to 1

The Washington Post

A report co-authored by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School and the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center shows that members of Congress nominate women to military service academies at a much lower rate than men. 

Monday, July 22, 2019


Talk of Massive Settlement Begins as Lawsuits Against Opioid Industry mount in Maryland and Elsewhere

The Baltimore Sun

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about litigation against opioid manufacturers.

Monday, July 22, 2019


More on Liberals and Federalism

The Volokh Conspiracy

Dean Heather Gerken's writing on progressives' historical skeptical of federalism is cited in an exploration of the topic.

Saturday, July 20, 2019


The Invisible Hand of Justice Stevens on Abortion — 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, July 17, 2019


After Years of ‘Glacial’ Change, Women Now Hold More Than 1 in 4 Corporate Board Seats

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow Aaron A. Dhir is quoted in an article about the recent uptick in the number of women on U.S. corporate boards.

Monday, July 15, 2019


The Counter-Intuitive Solution to Getting People to Care about Climate Change

The Conversation

Research by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan M. Kahan is cited in a commentary about psychology and climate change.

Monday, July 15, 2019


Securing 5G: Challenges and Recommendations — A Commentary by Robert Williams

Council on Foreign Relations

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and yje Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 12, 2019


Absurd, Shocking, Embarrassingly Bad

The New York Times

An op-ed co-written by Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is cited in an op-ed about the ruling in favor of overturning the Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, July 11, 2019


Trump Halts Bid to Add Citizenship Question to 2020 Census

U.S. New & World Report

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in U.S. News & World Report about President Trump’s decision not to add the citizenship question to the next census.

Thursday, July 11, 2019


When Millions Can’t Afford to Retire, the U.S. Needs a Better Option — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 and Ganesh Sitaraman

The Atlantic

Anne Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at Yale Law School. Ganesh Sitaraman is a Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School. 

Thursday, July 11, 2019


ACA Case Places Age-Old Legal Doctrine In Spotlight

Law360

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 explains the legal doctrine of severability in an analysis of the case that could overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019


Nonprofit wins grant to support Hartford residents leaving failed subsidized housing projects

Hartford Courant

The Yale Law School Housing Clinic is mentioned in an article about a project to help former residents of two subsidized apartment complexes in Hartford find decent housing. The clinic will provide pro bono services for the program.

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