Monday, February 13, 2023


There’s Nothing Fair About Republicans’ FairTax Proposal — A Commentary by Natasha Sarin

The Washington Post

Natasha Sarin is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, February 10, 2023


NFL’s Super Bowl ‘Clean Zone’ Is Super Bad for Free Speech — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Thursday, February 9, 2023


When Elite Cops Go Rogue

Business Insider

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Policing, Law, and Policy Director of the Justice Collaboratory Jorge X. Camacho ’10 discusses elite police units.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023


How the U.S. Influenced the Creation of Nazi Race Laws Under Hitler

ABA Journal

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Q. Whitman ’88 discusses his book Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law.

Sunday, February 5, 2023


For Effective Police Reform, Start Small — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Sunday, February 5, 2023


The Blurred Lines Between Goldman C.E.O.’s Day Job and His D.J. Gig

The New York Times

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 comments on what it means for Goldman Sachs to have its CEO work as a DJ.

Sunday, February 5, 2023


Live Feed: Police Body Cams in Connecticut

Connecticut Inside Investigator

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Policing, Law, and Policy Director of the Justice Collaboratory Jorge X. Camacho ’10 discusses why it is so difficult for researchers to come to an agreement on the effectiveness of police wearing body cameras.

Tuesday, January 31, 2023


Tyre Nichols Case: Does Diversity in Policing Address Police Brutality?

ABC News

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. comments on the pattern of violent behavior seen in specialized police units.

Monday, January 30, 2023


Tyre Nichols Beating Opens a Complex Conversation on Race and Policing

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. comments on the role that police officers’ race plays when acts of violence are committed by police.

Monday, January 30, 2023


Ben Crump Applauded ‘Swift Justice’ in Tyre Nichols Killing. Experts Say the Speed Was ‘Unusual.’

USA Today

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Policing, Law, and Policy Director of the Justice Collaboratory Jorge X. Camacho ’10 comments on how quickly charges were filed in the death of Tyre Nichols compared to similar cases.

Monday, January 30, 2023


The Latest Crusade to Place Religion Over the Rest of Civil Society — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Sunday, January 29, 2023


Body Camera Footage Couldn’t Save Tyre Nichols

The Washington Post

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

Friday, January 27, 2023


Analysis: The Lesson From Pence’s (And Biden’s) Closets: The Government Classifies Way Too Many Things

Los Angeles Times

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses how the classified document system could be improved.

Friday, January 27, 2023


Too Many Top Secrets

The New York Times

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 explains why the U.S. goverment classifies so many documents.

Friday, January 27, 2023


Sorry, That's Classified

On the Media

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 dicussses the incentives driving government employees to classify so many documents and why doing so makes the secrets in them less safe.

Thursday, January 26, 2023


Data From Big Cities Suggests Most Violent Crime Fell Last Year. It’s Not the Full Picture, Experts Say.

USA Today

Clinical Lecturer in Law and the Policing, Law, and Policy Director of the Justice Collaboratory Jorge X. Camacho ’10 explains why a new report on crime rates in dozens of the nation's largest cities last year doesn’t tell the whole story about national trends in crime.
 

Wednesday, January 25, 2023


It’s Not JPMorgan’s Fault If Frank Lied — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Wednesday, January 25, 2023


Opinion Section at The Washington Post Expands Its Roster With Seven New Contributors

The Washington Post

Associate Professor of Law Natasha Sarin has joined The Washington Post’s opinion section as a contributor.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023


Oona Hathaway on Classification of Government Documents

C-SPAN

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses the classification of government documents and how they should be handled.

Monday, January 23, 2023


Alec Baldwin Manslaughter Charge Is a Stretch — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Sunday, January 22, 2023


When Students Change Gender Identity, and Parents Don’t Know

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the debate over school policies about informing parents about changes in their children’s gender identity.

Sunday, January 22, 2023


LGBTQ Exceptionalism Is A Dangerous Double-Standard — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87 and Meredithe McNamara

Peste Magazine

Anne Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at Yale Law School. 

Sunday, January 22, 2023


The 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Constitutional Crisis Hotline

Clinical Lecturer in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel discuss how Roe v. Wade should be commemorated after the Supreme Court overruled the landmark ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health last year. Jed Shugerman ’02 and Julie Suk ’03 host the conversation.

Friday, January 20, 2023


Live Litigation and Out-of-Court Resolutions: Yale Law Interns Experience Both in Records Dispute With HUD

Connecticut Law Tribune

Yale Law School’s Housing Clinic worked inside and outside of the courtroom recently to resolve a public records dispute.

Thursday, January 19, 2023


Victimhood and Vengeance

The New York Review

Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar Linda Greenhouse ’78  MSL reviews three books on the contemporary rise of Christian nationalism.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023


Does the War Over Abortion Have a Future? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Tuesday, January 17, 2023


The Republicans Don’t Want To Fix the IRS. Here’s How To Do It Anyway. — A Commentary by Natasha Sarin and Lawrence H. Summers

The Washington Post

Natasha Sarin is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023


Debating the Validity of the Electoral College

MSNBC

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 discusses the Electoral College.

Tuesday, January 17, 2023


Russia’s Crime and Punishment: How to Prosecute the Illegal War in Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Foreign Affairs

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

Monday, January 16, 2023


Biden’s Mishandling of Documents Is Resurfacing the Problem of ‘Overclassification’

NPR

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses why so many U.S. government documents and classified and why that could present a problem.

Saturday, January 14, 2023


The System Has Never Had an Answer for Violent Kids — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Monday, January 9, 2023


What’s Beyond “Beyond Neoliberalism”? — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03

LPE Project

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Saturday, January 7, 2023


What Went Unsaid in the Chief Justice’s Report on the Judiciary — A Commentary by Judith Resnik and Nancy Gertner ’71

The New York Times

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law. Nancy Gertner, a retired Federal District Court Judge, is a Senior Lecturer in Law at Harvard Law School. 

Friday, January 6, 2023


I Looked Behind the Curtain of American History, and This Is What I Found

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 has contributed a chapter on the Constitution, cited in this column, in a book about myths of American history.

Thursday, January 5, 2023


The Conservative Who Wants to Bring Down the Supreme Court

The New Yorker

Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History Samuel Moyn discusses opposition of judicial supremacy by progressives and conservatives. 

Thursday, January 5, 2023


Evolving Education: Three Recently Launched Law School Legal Tech Programs

law.com

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Femi Cadmus discusses the course she teaches on law and technology.

Wednesday, January 4, 2023


How to Take the Twitter Files to Court — A Commentary by Jed Rubenfeld

The Wall Street Journal

Jed Rubenfeld is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Tuesday, January 3, 2023


Criminal Prosecution Is the Wrong Idea. Use the 14th Amendment on Trump. — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Gerard Magliocca ’98

The Washington Post

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale. Gerard Magliocca ’98 is the Samuel R. Rosen Professor at the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University.

Saturday, December 31, 2022


Why Yale Law School Left the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Atlantic

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken discusses the decision to withdraw from U.S. News & World Report’s law school rankings.

Saturday, December 31, 2022


Why Yale Law School Left the U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Atlantic

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken discusses the decision to withdraw from U.S. News & World Report’s law school rankings.

Saturday, December 31, 2022


‘Woke’ Is a Political Term With a Long and Complicated History. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Thursday, December 29, 2022


The Worst Supreme Court Decision in History — A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, December 25, 2022


How To Help the Fed and Avoid a Recession — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05 and Rory Van Loo

The Hill

Yair Listokin ’05 is Deputy Dean and the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, December 23, 2022


Whose Boom Is It? City Cut Top Investors $166M Break In 2022

New Haven Independent

Clinical Professor Anika Singh Lemar and Professor of Law David Schleicher comment on how tax appraisals work in an analysis of the year’s largest commerical property transactions in New Haven.

Tuesday, December 20, 2022


With This Supreme Court, the Way Liberals Dissent Matters — A Commentary by Ryan D. Doerfler and Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History at Yale University.

Thursday, December 15, 2022


It’s Time for Climate Change To Reach the International Court of Justice — A Commentary by Douglas Kysar

The Hill

Douglas Kysar is Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and faculty co-director of the Law, Ethics and Animals Program.

Thursday, December 15, 2022


We Disagree About Abortion but With One Voice Support This Urgently-needed Law — A Commentary by Reva Siegel et al

CNN

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

Thursday, December 15, 2022


The Future of Fertility Treatment

1a

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Solomon Center Executive Director Katherine L. Kraschel discusses where fertility treatments and contraception legally stand in light of new abortion laws.

Monday, December 12, 2022


Are Owner-Occupancy Requirements Driving up Housing Costs?

Smartcities

Clinical Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar comments on the effect of owner-occupancy requirements on affordable housing.

Monday, December 12, 2022


Glacier Gets Tort Law Wrong Too — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

OnLabor

John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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