Monday, August 2, 2021


Why Does Infrastructure Cost So Much In America?

On Point

Associate Professor Zachary Liscow ’15 discusses why infrastructure is so expensive.

Monday, August 2, 2021


“IZ” Housing Bill On Tap; Will It Work?

The New Haven Independent

Clinical Professor Anika Singh Lemar is quoted about a proposed inclusionary zoning law in New Haven.

Thursday, July 29, 2021


Nikola founder Trevor Milton pleads not guilty to fraud charges, released on $100 million bail

CNBC

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted on a case against the founder of electric-vehicle startup Nikola.

Wednesday, July 28, 2021


Would Trump leave Florida to make DeSantis his running mate? He might have to.

Tampa Bay Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar is quoted about former President Donald Trump, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, and the 2024 presidential election.

Monday, July 26, 2021


When the World Outlawed War

Warfare podcast

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 discusses the Kellogg-Briand Pact and its legacy.

Friday, July 23, 2021


How Blue Cities Became So Outrageously Unaffordable

The Ezra Klein Show

Papers by Professor of Law David Schleicher and Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 are discussed on the Ezra Klein Show.

Friday, July 23, 2021


Corporate Governance in the Face of an Activist Investor — A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 22, 2021


Vaccine Mandates and Personal Liberty Can Coexist — 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 22, 2021


3 Things Biden Can Do Right Now to Stop Covid and Save Lives — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 19, 2021


The Conservative Constitutional Case Against the Filibuster — A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

The Hill

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. 

Sunday, July 18, 2021


Advantage Business at the Supreme Court

Bloomberg Law podcast

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 discusses recent business cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

Friday, July 16, 2021


Police Officers Treat Black and White Men Differently. You Can Hear It in Their Tone of Voice

Los Angeles Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey L. Meares comments on a study showing differences in how police talk to Black and white drivers.

Thursday, July 15, 2021


On Voting Rights, Justice Alito Is Stuck in the 1980s — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 15, 2021


James Forman Jr. on The Drug War in a Black Community

Psychoactive

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 discusses on a podcast his book Locking Up Our Own and his experience as a public defender in Washington, D.C. in the 1990s.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021


What Thurgood Marshall Taught Me — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The New York Times

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

Tuesday, July 13, 2021


Texas Democrats Are Embracing a Strategy From 1787 — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Tuesday, July 13, 2021


The Ethics of Coalition-Building — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

Dissent

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

Monday, July 12, 2021


COVID Didn’t Kill Cities. Why Was That Prophecy So Alluring?

The New York Times

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher comments about anti-urban sentiment in America during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, July 12, 2021


Why Would a Gunmaker Provide 18,000 ‘Random Cartoons’ to Sandy Hook Families? Legal Experts Weigh In.

The News-Times

Lecturer in the Practice of Law and Legal Writing Noah Messing ’00 is quoted in news story about legal filings by gun manufacturer Remington in a lawsuit filed by Sandy Hook families.

Monday, July 12, 2021


Watchdog Group Calls for Supreme Court Reforms

The Hill

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is mentioned in a news story about a panel of former judges and legal scholars convened last year by the Project on Government Oversight, a nonpartisan group calling for reforms to the Supreme Court.

Sunday, July 11, 2021


Unmasking Schoolchildren Could Improve Public Health — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Wednesday, July 7, 2021


‘My Concern Is Precedent’: Mixed Responses to DOC Promise to End Solitary Confinement

Boston Globe

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments in a news report on a move by Massachusetts to end the use of solitary confinement. The report cites research by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Sunday, July 4, 2021


We, the Men? On the Founding Fathers’ Exclusion of Their Wives, Sisters, Daughters and Mothers — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

New York Daily News

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 1, 2021


What the Supreme Court Did for Religion — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 1, 2021


Anonymous Donors Should Stay That Way — 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, July 1, 2021


‘America on Fire’: How Police Oppression Fuels Protests by Black Citizens

The Christian Science Monitor

Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton's latest book, America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s, is reviewed.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021


Schools Weigh Discipline After Supreme Court Ruling on Student Speech

The Wall Street Journal

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted on the Supreme Court decision regarding the First Amendment and off-campus speech by public school students.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021


Air Strikes Renew Battle Over War Authorizations

Defense One

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 comments on the continuing debate over a 2002 war authorization.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021


Experts Debate Reducing the Supreme Court’s Power to Strike Down Laws

The New York Times

A news story on a hearing of President Biden’s commission on judicial branch reform includes that the commission is co-chaired by Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and quotes testimony from Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn. Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik also testified.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021


This Supreme Court Guards the First Amendment — and Neglects the Fourth

The Washington Post

A column on the recent Supreme Court decision in favor of a public school student in a First Amendment case quotes Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver.

Tuesday, June 29, 2021


Scanlon Forces Lamont To Keep Focused on Tax Fairness, Relief for Middle Class

CT Mirror

Clinical Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar comments on the use of a tax fairness study as part of the latest Connecticut state budget.

Monday, June 28, 2021


Breyer's Future is Supreme Court's Biggest Question

The Hill

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses calls for Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire.

Saturday, June 26, 2021


Supreme Court Deals a Blow to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Investors

Bloomberg

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey discusses the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac shareholder suit.

Friday, June 25, 2021


The Supreme Court’s Cheerleader Decision Has Something to Frustrate and Disappoint Everyone

Slate

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted on the Supreme Court decision regarding the First Amendment and off-campus speech by public school students.

Friday, June 25, 2021


What Chauvin’s 22.5 Year Sentence Could Mean for Changing Police Behavior

PBS NewsHour

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares discusses the Derek Chauvin sentence.

Thursday, June 24, 2021


‘The Words That Made Us’ Review: Constitutionally Speaking

The Wall Street Journal

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar’s book The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation 1760-1840 is reviewed.

Thursday, June 24, 2021


A Cheerleader Lands an F on Snapchat, but a B+ in Court — A Commentary by Justin Driver

The New York Times

Justin Driver is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021


We Are Family: Connecticut Passes New Parentage Law to Embrace Modern Families

Justia

An analysis of Connecticut's new parentage law notes the role of Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime in the shaping of the law.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Supreme Court Rules for Cheerleader Punished for Vulgar Snapchat Message

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the Supreme Court decision in favor of a public school student in a First Amendment case. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


The History And Cycle Of Police Violence In America

GBH

Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton discusses her new book America on Fire: The Untold History of Police Violence and Black Rebellion Since the 1960s.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Military Leaders Push Back on Taking Crimes Out of Chain of Command

Federal News Network

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted about proposed legislation that would change how crimes are prosecuted within the military.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


The Machine Man — A Commentary by David N. Schleicher

Slow Boring

David N. Schleicher is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Hate-Crime Laws Don’t Work as Their Supporters Intended

The Atlantic

Research by Macklin Fleming Professor of Law Tom R. Tyler and the Justice Collaboratory are cited.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Can Schools Discipline Students for Off-Campus Speech?

WHYY

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver and Jeffrey Rosen ’91 discuss whether schools should be able to discipline students for what they say online.

Saturday, June 19, 2021


The Tax Code’s Achilles Heel Is Surprisingly Popular — and That's a Problem for Taxing the Rich — A Commentary by Zachary Liscow ’15 and Edward Fox ’15

The Hill

Zachary Liscow ’15 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Edward Fox ’15 is an Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. 

Saturday, June 19, 2021


Critical Race Theory Has Proved Divisive. What Is It?

The Day

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted on the meaning of critical race theory.

Saturday, June 19, 2021


Dozens of Yale Faculty Urge Lamont to Restrict Use of Solitary Confinement

New Haven Register

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted about efforts to limit the use of solitary confinement in Connecticut.

Friday, June 18, 2021


ABA Medalist Lawrence Fox On Top Honor, Career, Ethics

Law360

Senior Research Scholar Lawrence J. Fox is interviewed about receiving the ABA Medal, the American Bar Association’s highest honor.

Thursday, June 17, 2021


Supreme Court Sides With Catholic Agency In LGBTQ Foster Care Case — But Avoids Major Religious Freedom Questions

Time

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in a report about the Supreme Court ruling in a case watched by LGBTQ and religious freedom advocates and those who work with foster children.

Thursday, June 17, 2021


The Company Eric Adams Keeps

New York

Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is quoted in a profile of a New York City mayoral candidate.

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