Thursday, March 31, 2022


SPAC Seizes On SEC’s Proposed Rules to Fight Investor Suit

Bloomberg

A lawsuit brought by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 and New York University Professor Robert Jackson concerning a special purpose acquisition company continues.

Thursday, March 31, 2022


Still at War: The United States in Somalia — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Luke Hartig

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Luke Hartig is Executive Director of National Journal’s Network Science Initiative.

Wednesday, March 30, 2022


What We Know About the Women Who Vote for Republicans and the Men Who Do Not

The New York Times

An essay on the deepening gender gap in American voting cites a study by Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law Dan M. Kahan.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022


‘After Disbelief’ Review: What’s a Heaven For?

The Wall Street Journal

The latest book by Sterling Professor of Law Anthony T. Kronman ’75, After Disbelief: On Disenchantment, Disappointment, Eternity, and Joy, is reviewed. 

Monday, March 28, 2022


The United States Is Not the World’s “Indispensable Nation”

Jacobin

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses in an interview how to build a global order that constrains rather than enables the use of force by military superpowers.

Sunday, March 27, 2022


Connecticut Residents, Lawmakers Testify on Criminal Justice Bills

Yale Daily News

Liman Center Director Jenny Carroll explains the harms of Connecticut’s incarceration lien and Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on a measure to limit the use of solitary confinement.

Friday, March 25, 2022


Connecticut’s Landmark Griswold Case on Solid Ground Despite Recent Scrutiny, Experts Say

CT Insider

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel comments on precedents set by Griswold v. Connecticut in light of recent criticisms of the landmark 1965 ruling.

Thursday, March 24, 2022


Politics Centered on D.C. Warp Supreme Court Hearings — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

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

Wednesday, March 23, 2022


On the Tesla Production Line: Dozens of Former Employees Say They Faced Catcalls, Groping, Slurs, and Harassment on the Job

Insider

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in a news story about lawsuits alleging harassment at a Tesla plant.

Wednesday, March 23, 2022


“We’re Going to Be Conservative.” Official Orders Books Removed From Schools, Targeting Titles About Transgender People.

ProPublica

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments in an investigative report about the legality of efforts to remove books about LGBTQ people from school libraries in Texas.

Monday, March 21, 2022


Oil Giants Wage ‘Endless’ Disputes Before Climate Case Trials

Bloomberg Law

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar comments on a climate misinformation lawsuit — one of several filed nationally — moving closer to trial in a state court.

Sunday, March 20, 2022


The Court Ketanji Brown Jackson Knew — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The Atlantic

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

Saturday, March 19, 2022


Countries Have a Responsibility to ‘Not To Let War Criminals Walk Free’

MSNBC

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 discusses the possibilities for prosecuting Russian war crimes in Ukraine.

Friday, March 18, 2022


U.S. Calls Putin a ‘War Criminal,’ but Consequences Are Unclear

The New York Times

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 explains why the U.S. has been cautious about using the term “war crimes” to describe Russian actions in Ukraine.

Friday, March 18, 2022


Should We Reform the Court? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Review of Books

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

Thursday, March 17, 2022


Why China Giving Military Assistance to Russia Would Violate International Law — A Commentary

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Ryan Goodman ’99 is the Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Professor of Law at New York University School of Law.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


Yale Professor Who Represented Ukraine in International Court Awaits Ruling

Connecticut Public Radio

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is interviewed about the forthcoming ruling from the International Court of Justice, before which he represented Ukraine in its lawsuit against Russia.

Wednesday, March 16, 2022


U.N. To Rule on Allegations of Genocide in Ukraine

ABC News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh, who represented Ukraine before the International Court of Justice, discusses what will happen if the court rules that Russia has committed genocide.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022


Colleges Should Be Grateful for ‘Zoom School’ Lawsuits — 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, March 15, 2022


International Law Goes to War in Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Foreign Affairs

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022


Ginni Thomas’ Revelation She Went to Jan. 6 Rally Puts Squishy Supreme Court Rules in Spotlight

USA Today

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the recusal of Supreme Court justices.

Monday, March 14, 2022


Arizona’s Privatized Prison Health Care Has Been Failing for Years. A New Court Case Could Change That

PBS News Hour

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted about Arizona’s privatized prison health care system.

Sunday, March 13, 2022


Yale Law Professor Represents Ukraine at World Court

Yale Daily News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh was interviewed about his work representing Ukraine at the International Court of Justice, and Howard M. Holtzmann Professor Emeritus of Law Lea Brilmayer is also quoted.

Saturday, March 12, 2022


Supplying Arms to Ukraine is Not an Act of War — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Scott Shapiro ’90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, March 12, 2022


Russian Attacks Hit at Least 9 Ukrainian Medical Facilities, Visual Evidence Shows

The Washington Post

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted about visual evidence reporters obtained showing that Russia had attacked Ukrainian medical facilities.

Friday, March 11, 2022


War Crimes Charges Wouldn’t Scare Putin — 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, March 10, 2022


The Biden Administration Turns Its Back on the Pandemic — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

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

Thursday, March 10, 2022


Brittney Griner Is in Serious Trouble — 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, March 8, 2022


Texas Youth Gender Clinic Closed Last Year Under Political Pressure

The New York Times

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted about the closure of a Texas clinic for transgender adolescents.

Monday, March 7, 2022


Ukraine Takes Russia to Court, But Moscow’s Representatives Are a No-Show

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted about a hearing before the International Court of Justice regarding Ukraine’s efforts to seek an end to the Russian invasion.

Monday, March 7, 2022


Ukraine Takes its Case Against Russia to the U.N.’s Highest Court

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted about a hearing before the International Court of Justice regarding Ukraine’s efforts to seek an end to the Russian invasion.

Monday, March 7, 2022


Beef Lobbyists Celebrate Methane ‘Win’ at COP26

Unearthed

Viveca Morris, Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program, is quoted about the overlooked seriousness of methane pollution from animal agriculture.

Friday, March 4, 2022


Maryland Must Go Further on Parole Reform — A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 and Avery Gilbert

The Washington Post

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale, and Avery Gilbert is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and Associate Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, March 4, 2022


How to Entice Russian Soldiers Out of Ukraine — A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The Wall Street Journal

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale University.

Friday, March 4, 2022


What Kind of Story Will Ketanji Brown Jackson Tell Her Fellow Justices? — 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 in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 3, 2022


Prisoner Rights Weakened by ‘Incoherence’ of Prison Law: Paper

The Crime Report

Scholarship by Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is the subject of an article.

Thursday, March 3, 2022


Can Europe Help US-China Rapprochement?

Deutsche Welle

Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Robert D. Williams and Research Scholar in Law and Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale School Moritz Rudolf are quoted regarding their essay, "Can Europe Avert a US-China War?"

Wednesday, March 2, 2022


Despite MLB Lockout, Players Across Sports Are Gaining More Power — 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, March 1, 2022


The ‘Rules-Based International Order’ Doesn’t Constrain Russia — or the United States — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

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

Monday, February 28, 2022


Ukraine Asks World Court To Intervene In Russia Conflict

Law360

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is mentioned as part of group of lawyers representing Ukraine before the International Court of Justice.

Sunday, February 27, 2022


The Invasion Will Be TikTokked — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Saturday, February 26, 2022


What We Have Already Lost in Ukraine — A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

The Hill

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Friday, February 25, 2022


Judge Strikes Down Elite Virginia High School’s Admissions Rules

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted about a Virginia court decision that overturned a high school’s admissions process as being discriminatory to Asian Americans.

Thursday, February 24, 2022


What Are We Speaking About When We Speak of China?

University of Oxford China Centre

Research Scholar in Law and Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Yangyang Cheng joins a conversation about what the term “China” describes and what it can tell us about those who utter it.

Thursday, February 24, 2022


Putin Can’t Destroy the International Order by Himself — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Scott Shapiro ’90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 24, 2022


Transgender Kids Care Law Tests Arkansas Doctors’ Speech Rights

Bloomberg Law

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted about the First Amendment as it relates to an Arkansas law that would prohibit healthcare professionals from providing or referring transgender youth for gender-affirming health care.

Thursday, February 24, 2022


What Happens When Americans Stay in the Same House Forever?

Vox

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted about a decline in residential mobility in America.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Yale Law Says it Will Cover Tuition for Low-Income Students

Reuters

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted about the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Yale Law School Goes Tuition-Free for Students with Greatest Need

Yale Daily News

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted in a story about the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Chained Woman in China Was Sold as a Bride Twice

The Wall Street Journal

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Jeremy Daum comments on a case of human trafficking that has riveted China for nearly a month.

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