Thursday, May 3, 2018


Italy's deal with Libya to 'pull back' migrants faces legal challenge

The Guardian

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work on a lawsuit that challenges Italy’s efforts to stop Libyan refugees from reaching its shores.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Yale Law Students Take Sessions to Court Over Flouted Guidance

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken, Christine Kwon ’17, and Alisa Tiwari ’20 are quoted in an article about a federal lawsuit initiated by the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project that challenges Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to repeal a variety of  Department of Justice civil rights documents.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Can President Trump be forced to testify before a grand jury?

Boston Globe

Professor of Law Steven Duke ’61 LLM is quoted in an article about whether President Trump can be forced to testify before a grand jury.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


The Option To Request Female Drivers Isn’t The Solution To Uber’s Sexual Assault Issues

Refinery29

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schutz is quoted in an article about the legality of Uber allowing users to request female drivers.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Officer Accused of Negligence in Fitzgerald Collision Will Face Special Court-Martial Next Week as Part of Likely Plea Deal

USNI News

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a story about a court-martial for an officer accused of negligence in the fatal collision of the USS Fitzgerald in 2017.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Wary of Being Left Out, Japan Will Host Chinese and South Korean Leaders

The New York Times

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article on a meeting between leaders of Japan, China, and South Korea.

Monday, April 30, 2018


Brief Lives

A review of Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss’s latest book, “Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.”

Monday, April 30, 2018


How American Racism Influenced Hitler: Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.

The New Yorker

“Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is cited in an article about the precursors to Nazism.

Monday, April 30, 2018


Overturning a Death Row Conviction

Law.com

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article on a recent Supreme Court victory involving the overturning of a death row case.

Monday, April 30, 2018


The census is a threat to communities of color

The Washington Post

The Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in a commentary about efforts to ensure the integrity of the upcoming census.

Monday, April 30, 2018


The Internationalists: How A Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World. By Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro.

American Journal of International Law

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by 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.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


The Supreme Court and the New Civil War—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.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Facebook Released Its Content Moderation Rules. Now What?—A Commentary by Kate Klonick

NYTimes.com

Kate Klonick is a Ph.D. in Law candidate and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


James Forman Jr. - "Locking Up Our Own" and the Path to Criminal Justice Reform - Extended Interview

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was a guest where he discussed his book “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Think Manhattan DA Cy Vance Goes Easy on the Rich? Look at How He Prosecutes the Poor.

New York Magazine

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is quoted in an article about Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance Jr..

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Review of Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

Criminal Law, Philosophy

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by 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.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


How broken windows policing changed the legal landscape in 'Misdemeanorland' (podcast)

ABA Journal

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her book Misdemeanorland.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Clock ticking on a bipartisan scramble to curb drug costs

The CT Mirror

A report by the Global Health Justice Partnership is cited in an article on controlling prescription drug costs.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


The housing crisis isn’t just about affordability—it’s about economic mobility, too

Curbed

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about economic mobility.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


When Presidents Go to War

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is cited in an editorial about going to war without Congressional approval.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


How to Make Facebook and Google Behave

Bloomberg View

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin’s idea of information fiduciaries is discussed in an editorial.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


GE pressured to fire auditor after 109 years

CNN Money

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the SEC accounting investigation into GE.

Monday, April 23, 2018


How the Human Rights Movement Failed—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

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

Sunday, April 22, 2018


DNC's Hacking Suit Is a Missed Opportunity—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.

Friday, April 20, 2018


Yale Law Professor Wins Pulitzer For Book On Mass Incarceration

WNPR

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed on the occasion of his Pulitzer Prize award.

Friday, April 20, 2018


The Legality of the Syria Strikes

War on the Rocks

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is interviewed on a podcast about the strikes on the Assad regime in Syria.

Thursday, April 19, 2018


Comey Seems Blind to the Truth About Lying: The former FBI director wants to hold “people” accountable. Somehow that does not include the police.—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, April 19, 2018


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

them.

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


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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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