Tuesday, May 14, 2019


Swalwell’s Tweet about Georgia’s New Abortion Law is Only Slightly Off-Key

PolitiFact

Solomon Center Executive Director Katherine L. Kraschel is quoted in a fact check of comments made by Rep. Eric Swalwell regarding Georgia’s latest abortion restriction.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


President Trump and the Smarts Fallacy — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 13, 2019


The Role of Litigation in Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Bipartisan Policy Center

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 took part in a panel discussion where the role of litigation settlements in supporting prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts to address the opioid epidemic was addressed.

Friday, May 10, 2019


The House is Using the Courts to Challenge the White House, but to an Uncertain End

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the ways in which the White House is challenging the core powers of Congress.

Friday, May 10, 2019


The Supreme Court, the Census Case and the Truth — 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.

Friday, May 10, 2019


Crisis Point? High Stakes in Trump’s Showdown with Congress

The Associated Press

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an article about whether the country is in a constitutional crisis. 

Thursday, May 9, 2019


Federal Judge Advances Connecticut Prison Gerrymandering Lawsuit

WSHU

Alexander Taubes ’15 is quoted in an article about a lawsuit aimed at ending prison gerrymandering in Connecticut. The Rule of Law Clinic is representing the plaintiffs in the suit.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019


Is This a Constitutional Crisis? Interview with Bruce Ackerman ’67 on The Don Lemon Show

CNN

In this transcript, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is interviewed on The Don Lemon Show about whether the U.S. is in a constitutional crisis. (Interview begins near end of transcript.)

Tuesday, May 7, 2019


How to Know When it's a Constitutional Crisis

CNN

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin is quoted in an analysis of what rises to the level of a constitutional crisis.

Sunday, May 5, 2019


Congress is Set to Move Against U.S. Attorney-General Barr – but the Path Forward Remains Unclear

The Globe and Mail

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted in an article about Attorney General Barr’s refusal to cooperate with Congress.

Friday, May 3, 2019


Officials say Fishway Installed in Wallingford Hasn’t Increased Populations, Yet

Record-Journal

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in an article about the results of installing a fishway on the Wallace Dam in Wallingford, Connecticut.

Thursday, May 2, 2019


Foreign Government Leases at Trump World Tower Stir More Emoluments Concerns

Reuters

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about whether foreign governments leasing suites at Trump World Tower is a potential violation of the Constitution’s emoluments clause.

Thursday, May 2, 2019


Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering

The New York Times

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about two top executives of Insys Therapeutics, a company that sold a fentanyl-based painkiller, who were found guilty of racketeering charges.

Thursday, May 2, 2019


Sexual Assaults in the Military Spiked Last Year, Pentagon Says, Amid Renewed Debate over How to Handle Cases

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the rising number of sexual assaults in the military.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Do Soldiers Face ‘Double Jeopardy’ in Military Courts?

The Marshall Project

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about how constitutional protection against double jeopardy, being charged twice for the same crime, doesn’t apply to those who serve in the military.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Criminal Justice Reform

WSHU

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was on a panel discussing criminal justice reform from both a state and a national perspective.

Monday, April 29, 2019


Suing Purdue Pharma And The Sacklers

WSHU

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 was a guest on a panel discussing states that are suing the Sackler family, owners of Purdue Pharma, for its part in the opioid crisis.

Friday, April 26, 2019


On L.G.B.T. Rights, the Supreme Court Asks the Question — 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.

Friday, April 26, 2019


Beyond Guilt: Reducing Mass Incarceration by Reducing Excessively Long Sentences

Cincinnati Enquirer

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 is quoted in an article about an Ohio law firm that is tackling mass incarceration by addressing the issue of prisoners who are serving excessively long sentences.

Thursday, April 25, 2019


Courts need safeguards against unreliable jailhouse witness testimony — A Commentary by Laura Fernandez ’02

Hartford Courant

Laura Fernandez ’02 is a Clinical Lecturer in Law, Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Liman Fellow in Residence at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019


Trump’s DHS Pardon Promise Is As Serious As Anything in the Mueller Report — A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell and Margaret Colgate Love

Slate

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


What America Can Achieve After Trump — A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper and Rebecca Friedman Lissner

Foreign Affairs

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Lecturer and Senior Fellow, Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 17, 2019


SF City Attorney's Office, Yale Law and Nonprofits Combine for Impact Litigation Guide for Cities

Law.com

The San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project is featured in an article about a guidebook for local governments that grew out of the clinic's work.

 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019


Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants Seem To Be Showing Benefits In Connecticut

WGBH

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael J. Wishnie ’93 is quoted in radio segment about the positive effects of issuing undocumented immigrants driver’s licenses.

Monday, April 15, 2019


‘Brick by Brick.’ Ending Mass Incarceration Will Take Concrete Steps at the Local Level

News Tribune

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. is interviewed about ending mass incarceration in advance of his talk on the subject.

Friday, April 12, 2019


The debate over what Julian Assange’s arrest means for freedom of the press, explained

Vox

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer David A. Schulz is quoted in an article about whether Julian Assange is a journalist.

Thursday, April 11, 2019


A Supreme Court Do-Over — 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, April 11, 2019


Pompeo Flounders on Why Annexation is Good for the Golan but not for Crimea

The Guardian

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International LawOona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in an article about Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan.

Thursday, April 11, 2019


How the Navy’s Top Commander Botched the Highest-Profile Investigation in Years

ProPublica

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted in an article about why criminal charges against sailors involved in fatal accidents have been abandoned.
 

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


What’s Really Wrong With the Green New Deal — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


Obamacare Gains Unlikely Allies in Conservative Lawyers

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about conservative lawyers who are pushing back against efforts to dissolve the ACA.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


Connecticut Bill Looks To Ban Solitary Confinement For All Inmates

WNPR

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a story about a bill before the Connecticut state legislature that would eliminate the use of solitary confinement for all youth and adult inmates.

Wednesday, April 10, 2019


How the Law Can Boost Recession Recovery

Knowledge@Wharton

Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin '05 took part in a radio Q&A about his new book, Macroeconomics: Legal Remedies to Recessions.

Monday, April 8, 2019


Gregg Gonsalves Blends Activism and Science

The New York Times

The New York Times profiles Gregg Gonsalves, co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP).

Monday, April 8, 2019


Yale law group steps up to defend NancyonNorwalk—A Commentary by Leah Ferentinos

Stamford Advocate

Leah Ferentinos is an Associate Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Sunday, April 7, 2019


Democrats Rethink the Death Penalty, and Its Politics

The New York Times

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about how Democrats are approaching the death penalty as the 2020 election draws near.

Saturday, April 6, 2019


Actually, the Electoral College Was a Pro-Slavery Ploy — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

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

Friday, April 5, 2019


Pete Buttigieg’s Plan to Politicize the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

 

Friday, April 5, 2019


Guantánamo Trials Grapple With How Much Evidence to Allow About Torture

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about how the military commission system is wrestling with how to handle evidence of torture inflicted upon Al Qaeda suspects.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


Drug Treatment for Inmates Could Save Lives

CT News Junkie

Sam Marullo ’20, a student fellow with the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy, is quoted in an article about a bill that would give opioid-addicted inmates in Connecticut access to medication-assisted treatment and counseling.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


Brett Kavanaugh’s Dreadful Idea Becomes Reality in Texas — 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, April 4, 2019


The Future of the Affordable Care Act

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 joined a conversation on the latest challenge to the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, discussing the case on a podcast hosted by Jeffrey Rosen ’91.

Thursday, April 4, 2019


Is Law Necessary to Save the Nation from the Next Economic Recession? — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

The Hill

Yair Listokin '05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019


The Supreme Court Changes Its Mind About Clergy on Death Row — 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, April 3, 2019


Susan Thornton on a Crisis in U.S.-China Relations

Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan Thornton was a guest on a podcast, discussing U.S.-China engagement.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019


Trump’s Own Trade Deal Would Make His Proposed Border Closure Unlawful — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is a Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science.

Monday, April 1, 2019


Congress Should Give Felons the Right to Vote in Federal Elections — A Commentary by Gideon Yaffe

The Hill

Gideon Yaffe is the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence.

Monday, April 1, 2019


Abortion Cases: A Conservative Judicial Agenda? — 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.

Sunday, March 31, 2019


U.S.-China Dialogue Podcast

Georgetown University

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan Thornton was a guest on a Georgetown University podcast discussing U.S.-China relations.

Sunday, March 31, 2019


Will DC’s Attorney General Finally Be the One Who Gets His Hands on Trump’s Tax Returns?

Washingtonian

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in an article about D.C. attorney general Karl Racine.

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