Thursday, April 19, 2018


How Activists Fought to Keep LGBTQ+ Content on Weibo, China's Version of Twitter

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The Paul Tsai China Center is actively engaging Chinese professional, academic, and civil society stakeholders to expand protections for the LGBTQ community in China. This article quotes Senior Fellow Darius Longarino.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


ICE Lies In Wait At Elm Street Courthouse

New Haven Independent

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about detainer requests used by ICE to keep criminal suspects in lock-up so that they may be brought into federal custody.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


When Hedge Funds Hide

Institutional Investor

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about hedge funds and Argentina’s debt.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018


The Twenty-Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution: A Reader’s Guide—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh, Phil Spector ’00, Matthew Blumenthal ’15, Sameer Jaywant ’18, Chris Looney ’19, Richard Medina ’18, and Nathaniel Zelinsky ’18

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law, Phil Spector ’00 is a Visiting Lecturer in Law, Matthew Blumenthal ’15 is a fellow, and Sameer Jaywant ’18, Chris Looney ’19, Richard Medina ’18, and Nathaniel Zelinksy ’18 are students at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018


Dangers of the ICO - Investing in Crypto: An interview with John Morley

Talks on Law

Professor of Law John Morley ’06 was a guest where he discussed investing in cryptocurrency.

Monday, April 16, 2018


What Justifies Military Intervention

BBC News/ The Real Story

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was a guest where she discussed the recent strike on Syria.

Monday, April 16, 2018


Bombing Syria: Is it 'mission accomplished?'

ABC (Australia)

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was part of a panel on a podcast about the attacks on Syria.

Monday, April 16, 2018


The Real “Red Line” Behind Trump’s April 2018 Syria Strikes—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, April 16, 2018


Congress Needs to Rein In the President’s Use of Military Force—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

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

Monday, April 16, 2018


Yale Law's James Forman Jr., Former O'Connor Clerk, Wins Pulitzer

National Law Journal

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 won a Pulitzer Prize for his book “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Monday, April 16, 2018


Podcast: Oona Hathaway on the Bad Legal Arguments for Bombing Syria

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was interviewed about the strikes against Syria.

Friday, April 13, 2018


Illinois court panel breaks new ground in condemning police deceptions

Injustice Watch

Clinical Associate Professor Miriam Gohara is quoted in an article about a ruling in appellate court challenging police use of deception.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


This plan would regulate Facebook without going through Congress

The Verge

An article discusses Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin’s concept of an information fiduciary and how it was a topic in the testimony of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg in the Senate.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


The constitutional question: Can Congress stop Trump from firing Mueller?

CNN

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a story about whether Congress can stop President Trump from firing Robert Mueller.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


We May Own Our Data, But Facebook Has a Duty to Protect It

The New Yorker

The article cites scholarship by Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin about Facebook’s use of private information.

Thursday, April 12, 2018


Dissenting Against the Supreme Court’s Rightward Shift—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, April 11, 2018


South China Sea code 'should be binding', says Chinese scholar

The Straits Times

Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of The Paul Tsai China Center Paul Gewirtz is quoted in an article on The Code of Conduct (COC) being negotiated between China and Asean countries. 

Wednesday, April 11, 2018


9 essential lessons from psychology to understand the Trump era

Vox

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the way people don’t make decisions based on facts.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


The Downsides of Bombing Syria—A Commentary by Jack Goldsmith ’89 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Lawfare

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and Jack Goldsmith ’89 is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Delaware Republican may have violated federal policy by announcing bid for U.S. Congress

Delaware Online

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a candidate for the House of Representatives who many have violated campaign finance laws.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018


Amid Complexity of International Law, Russia Brands U.S. Sanctions Illegal

Polygraph.info

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer, Myres S. McDougal Professor of International Law Michael Reisman ’64 LLM, ’65 JSD, and Ruth Wedgwood ’76 are quoted in an article about the U.S. sanctions against Russia.

Monday, April 9, 2018


Our idea of privacy must catch up with reality in the Facebook age

Financial Times

Scholarship by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is cited in an article about the idea of privacy.

Monday, April 9, 2018


Economic Rights Are Human Rights—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

Foreign Policy

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Monday, April 9, 2018


Medicaid work requirements violate program's intent, scholars say

Modern Healthcare

A report on an amicus brief signed by more than 40 health law scholars including Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00, in support of a legal challenge to work requirements for Medicaid proposed in Kentucky.

Friday, April 6, 2018


Former Attorney General Eric Holder talks gerrymandering, Trump lawsuit at Holder Initiative event

The Columbia Spectator

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in a report on a panel that discussed gerrymandering and the upcoming census.

Friday, April 6, 2018


Spies Tracking Our Phones? Don't Be So Shocked—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Debate: Can Law Prevent War?

Cornell University

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 debated the role of law in preventing war with Cornell University professors Isabel Hull (History) and Jens Ohlin (Law).

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Bills move state backward on crime—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92

The Baltimore Sun

James Forman Jr. is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


You’ve probably signed away your sexual harassment civil rights at work

Quartz at Work

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz was interviewed about how mandatory arbitration agreements hamstring employees’ ability to take harassment complaints to court.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Trump sends troops to border with Mexico? Not so fast

USA Today

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about President Trump’s plan to send National Guard to help patrol the Mexican border.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Perception and Misperception on the Korean Peninsula—A Commentary by Robert Jervis and Mira Rapp-Hooper

Foreign Affairs

Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University and Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Yale's civil litigation clinic aims to train law students and make a difference

ABA Journal

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken, Jeremy Pilaar ’18, and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin ’18 are quoted in an article on the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Fossil Fuels on Trial: Where the Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

Inside Climate News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about legal challenges facing the fossil fuel industry around climate change.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


After Stephon Clark Shooting, Questions Remain About Police Use Of Force

National Pubic Radio/ All Things Considered

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed about police shootings. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Common Cause & Voting Rights Institute File SCOTUS Brief in Challenge to Texas Racial Gerrymander

Common Dreams

Common Cause announced that it and Voting Rights Institute have filed an amici brief in support of a challenge to racial gerrymandering in Texas now before the Supreme Court. The groups are supported by the YLS Supreme Court Clinic.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Westville “New Urbanist” Vision Advances

New Haven Independent

Kendyl Clausen ’19 is quoted and the Community & Economic Development clinic mentioned in an article on a zoning change to the Westville district of New Haven

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Connecticut Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

The Hartford Courant

Helen White ’18 is quoted in an article about an Army veteran represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic who has won an eight-year legal battle to have his discharge status upgraded to “honorable.”

Monday, April 2, 2018


2018’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI

WalletHub

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed about which states get the best value for their tax money.

Monday, April 2, 2018


ICE Deported 1,100 New Haveners

New Haven Independent

Professor Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about undocumented immigrants deported from New Haven County.

Monday, April 2, 2018


How Judges Know What They Know—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New York Times

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

Saturday, March 31, 2018


Don’t’ Call it An Abortion Case

Slate/ Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Fellow at the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice Priscilla Smith ’91 was a guest on the podcast, where she discussed NIFLA v. Becerra, now before the Supreme Court.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Pr. George's NAACP to sue over census

The Washington Post

Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in an article about a legal challenge to the federal government regarding reporting methods of the upcoming census.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Should Opioid Addicts Be Forced to Undergo Medical Treatment?

The Crime Report

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith, Nina Cohen ’18, and ISP resident fellow Claudia Haupt are mentioned in an article on the release of a study they co-authored about forcing opioid addicts to receive medical treatment.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Litigation Plays an Important Role in Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Gluck Says In Coif Speech

Georgia State University

Georgia State University reports on a talk given by Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 on the opioid crisis.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


How the EPA Abandoned This Polluted Town

Mother Jones

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado and Claudia Wack ’18 of the Environmental Justice Clinic are quoted in an article about the EPA’s dismissal of a complaint by an Alabama community regarding a nearby landfill.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Veterans With ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges Now Eligible For Mental Health Services

The Hartford Courant

Meghan Brooks ’19 and Jonathan Cohen ’19 of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are quoted in an article on a ruling that will allow veterans with less than honorable discharges to receive mental health services.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Why Houston and other cities want nothing to do with the massive national opioid lawsuit

STAT

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about multidistrict opioid litigation in Ohio.

Monday, March 26, 2018


Federal courts ask: What is the meaning of 'sex'?

Christian Science Monitor

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article about shifting definitions of sex and gender.

Saturday, March 24, 2018


New York Forgets Its Juvenile Lifers

The New York Times

Scholarship by Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is cited in an editorial about juvenile offenders in the New York prison system.

Friday, March 23, 2018


GE's $24 billion buyback boondoggle

CNN Money

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about General Electric’s recent stock buybacks.

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