Tuesday, November 10, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Introduction

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97, Preston Lim ’21, Mark Stevens ’21, and Alasdair Phillips-Robins ’22 have an introduction to a Just Security series titled “COVID-19 and International Law.”  

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: International Humanitarian Law – Conduct of Hostilities

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Mark Stevens and Preston Lim are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Why Should Only the Tax Code Be Fair?

The Tax Maven Podcast

Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 was interviewed on The Tax Maven podcast.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Obamacare Lawsuit Gets Skeptical Reception At The Supreme Court

HuffPost

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a HuffPost story about the legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act currently before the Supreme Court.

Monday, November 9, 2020


How Trump Won — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Review of Books

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

Sunday, November 8, 2020


Ten years after passage, Affordable Care Act seems likely to survive latest Supreme Court challenge

USA Today

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in USA Today about the challenge to the ACA that goes before the Supreme Court this week.

Saturday, November 7, 2020


Across The Country, Voters Approve More Civilian Oversight For Police

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey R. Meares was interviewed on NPR about police reform measures that were approved by communities across the country in last week’s election. 

Saturday, November 7, 2020


Indefensible Torture, Unfree Speech

The American Scholar

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law Lincoln Caplan reviews The Black Banners Declassified: How Torture Derailed the War on Terror after 9/11 in The American Scholar.

Friday, November 6, 2020


Democrats Counted Too Heavily on ‘Trump Fatigue’ — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, November 6, 2020


Trump Threatens to Use Supreme Court Influence to Repeal Obamacare

IR Insider

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a IR Insider article about President Trump’s threat to use the Supreme Court to end the Affordable Care Act. 

Friday, November 6, 2020


A Conversation With William N. Eskridge Jr. and Christopher R. Riano, Authors of Marriage Equality

DC Bar

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 was interviewed by DC Bar about his book, Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


Legal experts advising the U.S. Supreme Court not to intervene in election result

CTV News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed on CTV News about whether or not the Supreme Court could become involved in the election results.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


It’s official: China will face a divided America

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about China’s response to the U.S. election.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


The Supreme Court Is Now 6-3. What Does That Mean? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, November 5, 2020


The Affordable Care Act Does Not Have An Inseverability Clause — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020


Trump’s options to request a recount, and other legal challenges brewing in pivotal states

The Boston Globe

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a Boston Globe article about the Trump campaign’s various legal challenges to election results. 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020


How To Mend A Broken Government. Q&A Professor Peter Schuck

Driving Change

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was interviewed by Driving Change about how to improve the functioning of America’s federal government.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020


Fed. Circ. Weighs If VA Appeals Ripe For Review

Law360

Law 360 has an update to a case related to a Veterans Affairs decision that is before the U.S. Court of Appeals. Plaintiffs are represented by William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Clinical Lecturer in Law Renée Burbank and students from the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020


The Reagan era never really ended. A Trump loss could change that. — A Commentary by Jack Balkin

The Washington Post

Jack Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School. 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020


Supreme court to hear Obamacare case that may lead to 20m losing insurance

Guardian

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a Guardian article about an upcoming Supreme Court challenge to the Affordable Care Act. 

 

Monday, November 2, 2020


Election tampering in plain sight: What two federal judges just did in Minnesota — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

New York Daily News

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Saturday, October 31, 2020


What Are the Odds of a Disputed Election? Pretty High — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, October 29, 2020


Democracy Dies When Facebook and Twitter Define the Truth — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, October 29, 2020


Biden’s Call for ‘National Mask Mandate’ Gains Traction in Public Health Circles

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about the possibility of a national mask mandate. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


The Supreme Court Should Not Muck Around in State Election Laws — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 et al.

The New York Times

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Vikram Amar ’88 is Dean of the University of Illinois College of Law. Neal Katyal ’95 is Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law at Georgetown Law.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Using the Law to Fight Epidemics, for Better and Worse

The New York Times

A new book by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 is reviewed in the New York Times.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Can Artificial Intelligence Save the Regulatory State? — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Peaceful assembly can’t happen without the option of gun-free events — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Frederick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is Deputy Dean and the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School. Frederick Vars ’99 is Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


Two Law Professors Seek to Have Those with Mental Issues Voluntarily Waive Their Second Amendment Rights

Newsweek

Scholarship by Deputy Dean and William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 is cited in Newsweek about the idea that people should be able to voluntarily waive their Second Amendment rights to prevent them from buying a gun.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020


UN-linked plan charts US course to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Hill

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in The Hill about the Zero Carbon Action Plan.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020


Three Paths for Reforming the Supreme Court

The New York Times

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn, Visiting Professor of Law Steven Calabresi ’83, and Melody Wang ’21 are cited in a New York Times commentary about reforming the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020


Ballots Behind Bars: Voting Presents Challenges In Connecticut Jails

WNPR

Clinical Lecturer in Law Zal Shroff is quoted, and the Liman Center mentioned, in a WNPR article about outreach to eligible voters currently detained in Connecticut jails.

Sunday, October 25, 2020


Power-sharing and the Barrett nomination — A Commentary by Daniel C. Esty ’86

The Hill

Daniel C. Esty ’86 is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy.

Saturday, October 24, 2020


Republicans Don’t Know What to Do With Their Bad-Faith ACA Case

The Atlantic

Research by Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is cited in an Atlantic article about how social movements impact constitutional law. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020


A white-collar crime crackdown

Axios

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in Axios about white-collar crime and investor fraud.

Thursday, October 22, 2020


What Might The Supreme Court Look Like In The Future?

NPR / All Things Considered

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered about what the future of the Supreme Court might look like. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020


What Does Amy Coney Barrett Mean for the Supreme Court? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, October 22, 2020


We’re Never Going Back to Normal — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


Solitary Confinement and Mental Illness: It’s Time to Stop the Harm

Crime Report

A study by the Liman Center is cited in a Crime Report article about solitary confinement and mental illness.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


A Covid-19 Vaccine Doesn’t Need to Be Perfect

The New Republic

Gregg Gonsalves, Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership is quoted in the New Republic about potential vaccines for COVID-19. 

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


A Piece of New York: Real Estate in NYC

WNYC / Here’s the Thing

Professor of Law David Schleicher was a guest on WYNC’s Here’s the Thing podcast where he discussed gentrification.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


The Dystopian Police State the Trump Administration Wants

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a New York Times commentary about possible changes to policing.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


Suing Google Won’t Help Consumers — A Commentary by George L. Priest

The Wall Street Journal

George L. Priest is the Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 19, 2020


Originalism in a diverse America: How does Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy square with who was left out of the Constitution?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Washington Post article about constitutional originalism.

Monday, October 19, 2020


Wrestling with Legal and Illegal Orders in the Military in the Months Ahead — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Just Security

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

Friday, October 16, 2020


The Supreme Court We Need — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Review of Books

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

Friday, October 16, 2020


As SCOTUS Veers Further Right, Could a States’ Rights Shift Benefit the Left?

Vanity Fair

Dean Heather Gerken is cited in a Vanity Fair article about states’ rights.

Friday, October 16, 2020


The Complicated Role Of Black Leaders In Shaping The Criminal Justice System

NPR / Code Switch

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Professor James Forman Jr., ’92 speaks with NPR’s Code Switch about Sen. Kamala Harris’s past as a prosecutor and his book Locking Up Our Own.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


Republican Judges Are Quietly Upending Public Health Laws — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The New York Times

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

Thursday, October 15, 2020


Can Politics Handle Police Reform in 2020? An Expert Roundtable

Politico

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares took part in a Politico roundtable discussion about police reform.

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