Sunday, May 10, 2020


Mothering in a Pandemic — A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87

Boston Review

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

Thursday, May 7, 2020


The Real Vote Suppression Threat — 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.

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


Government Employees Should Be Able to Sue Over Covid-19 — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


Lawyer discusses how HIPAA restricts releasing COVID-19 data in communities

KRCR News

Executive Director of the Solomon Center Katherine Kraschel is quoted in a KRCR news story about how to balance privacy rights versus the public's access to health-related data during the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020


Controversial Sheriff Deposed In ICE Detainee Case

Law360

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael J. Wishnie ’93, and Clinical Lecturer in Law Reena Parikh are mentioned in a Law360 article that updates the class action suit filed by ICE detainees in Massachusetts seeking release from prison due to the threat of COVID-19.

Monday, May 4, 2020


In China, a struggling America looks like ‘the disaster flick of 2020’

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about how the U.S. response to the coronavirus is being perceived.

Sunday, May 3, 2020


As Washington stumbled, governors stepped to the forefront

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in the Washington Post about how governors have handled the coronavirus outbreak’s impact on their states.

Saturday, May 2, 2020


How to Make China Pay and Prevent the Next Pandemic — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Saturday, May 2, 2020


Blumenthal, Yale experts call for national response to PPE shortage in coronavirus pandemic

New Haven Register

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in the New Haven Register about the federal government’s response to the production and distribution of PPE.

Friday, May 1, 2020


How Did Landlords Become Coronavirus Villains? — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, May 1, 2020


Today should be ‘Rule of Law Day’ — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

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

 

Friday, May 1, 2020


Connecticut Prisoners With COVID-19 Sent To Facility Critics Call ‘Instrument Of Torture’

WSHU

Executive director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf spoke to WSHU on conditions at a Connecticut correctional institution where prisoners with symptoms of COVID-19 are being housed.

Friday, May 1, 2020


High Court Rules on $12 Billion in Obamacare Payments

Bloomberg Law Podcast

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was the guest for a Bloomberg podcast where she discussed the Supreme Court ruling that federal government must pay insurers $12 billion to cover some of the losses they incurred providing risky policies under Obamacare.

Friday, May 1, 2020


Coronavirus pandemic calls for safe releases from jails, prisons — A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 et al.

Madison Cap Times

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale. Maureen Busalacchi is co-chair of the Wisconsin Public Health Association's public affairs committee. Lily Hu is a Ph.D. candidate in math and philosophy at Harvard University.

 

Friday, May 1, 2020


Protecting Incarcerated People In The Face Of COVID-19: A Commentary by Leanne Gale ’20, Faith Barksdale ’20, Megan Hauptman ’21, et al.

Health Affairs

Leanne Gale is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2020. Faith Barksdale is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2020. Megan Hauptman is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2021. Donald M. Berwick is the former administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; president emeritus and senior fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement.

Thursday, April 30, 2020


Trump’s COVID-19 Immigration Proclamation May Be Legal, But It’s Still an Abuse of Power — A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and Adam B. Cox

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Adam B. Cox is Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Federal Court Rules Detroit Students Were Denied Constitutional Right to Basic Education

The Takeaway

Professor of Law Justin Driver appeared on the public radio show The Takeaway to discuss a decision by a federal court that declared American public school students have a constitutional right to an adequate education.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Can the U.S. sue China for covid-19 damages? Not really.

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 and Robert Williams, executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center are included in a Washington Post survey about whether China can be held legally accountable for COVID-19 damages in the United States.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Yale Law Clinic Students Help Small Businesses Navigate COVID-19 Pandemic

Connecticut Law Tribune

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law Jay Pottenger ’75 and Clinical Associate Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar are mentioned in a Connecticut Law Tribune article about students with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization who are helping New Haven businesses navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Hannah Abelow ’21, Natasha Kahn ’21, and Jeff Schroeder ’21 are quoted.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020


Inmate serving life for double murder seeks reprieve amid coronavirus crisis

CT Post

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in the CT Post about an inmate represented by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization in his bid for a temporary medical furlough.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


World War III Is Almost Over and China Is Winning — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


Federal class action lawsuit filed to protect Danbury prison inmates from COVID-19

CT Mirror

Sarah Russell ’02 is quoted in the CT Mirror about a class action suit filed on behalf of inmates at the Danbury Correctional Institute. They are represented, in part, by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020


Can States Declare Bankruptcy? Mitch McConnell Floated the Option But Experts Say Current Law Doesn't Allow It

Newsweek

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in Newsweek about whether or not states can declare bankruptcy.

Monday, April 27, 2020


Can states file for bankruptcy? Should they? What you need to know

PolitiFact

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in PolitiFact about whether states can declare bankruptcy.

Monday, April 27, 2020


The States Are Toast — A Commentary by David Schleicher

Slate

David Schleicher is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, April 27, 2020


The New Politics of Care — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Gregg Gonsalves

Boston Review

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Monday, April 27, 2020


Detroit Students Have a Constitutional Right to Literacy, Court Rules

The New York Times

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in the New York Times about a decision by a federal court that declared American public school students have a constitutional right to an adequate education. His book, The Schoolhouse Gate, was cited in the underlying decision.

Sunday, April 26, 2020


Businesses Suing Over Covid-19 Shutdowns May Have a Case — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, April 24, 2020


The perils of incrementalism — A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80 and Kiel Brennan-Marquez ’11

The Hill

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities at Yale Law School. Kiel Brennan Marquez ’11 is a law professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law.

Thursday, April 23, 2020


U.S. Appeals Court Recognizes a Federal Right of Access to Literacy

Education Week

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in Education Week about a recent decision by a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit (Cincinnati), that recognizes a fundamental federal right to a basic minimum education and access to literacy.

Thursday, April 23, 2020


CT Department of Correction to release 80-year-old killer to halfway house amid suit over coronavirus

New Haven Register

Kayla Morin ’21 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned, in a New Haven Register update on the Clinic’s client, an elderly inmate veteran who has been moved from prison to a halfway house due to his heightened susceptibility of contracting the coronavirus.

Thursday, April 23, 2020


Trump wants the Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats that harass US ships. Here’s why it doesn't do that.

Business Insider

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene R. Fidell is quoted in Business Insider on interactions between U.S. Navy ships and Iranian gunboats.

Thursday, April 23, 2020


United’s unusual plan to sell $1 billion of stock

CNN

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN story about United Airlines’s plans to sell $1 billion of stock.

 

Thursday, April 23, 2020


A Precedent Overturned Reveals a Supreme Court in Crisis — 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.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


COVID-19 lessons for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day — A Commentary by Daniel C. Esty ’86

The Hill

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

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


Missouri Sues China, Communist Party Over The Coronavirus Pandemic

NPR

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in an NPR story about Missouri’s bid to sue China over its handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


Why We Filed a FOIA Request on How Many US Troops Are in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

Just Security

The Peter Gruber Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in a Just Security editorial about its FOIA request seeking U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. The clinic represents Just Security in their request.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


The Supreme Court Takes a Small Step in the Direction of Judicial Independence — A Commentary by Darcy Covert ’20 and A.J. Wang ’20

Slate

Darcy Covert and A.J. Wang are members of the Yale Law School class of 2020.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020


‘He’s a Sitting Duck’: Yale Law Students Seek Release of 80-Year-Old Prisoner

Connecticut Law Tribune

Cara Newlon ’21 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned, in the Connecticut Law Tribune about efforts to have an elderly veteran released from prison due to his heightened susceptibility of contracting the coronavirus.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020


A Wealth Tax Is the Logical Way to Support Coronavirus Relief — A Commentary by Daniel Markovits ’00

The New York Times

Daniel Markovits ’00 is Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020


Supreme Court lets DACA proponents cite recipients' work fighting coronavirus

USA Today

USA Today reports on the filing before SCOTUS requesting a delay on its ruling on terminating the DACA program during the coronavirus crisis. Plaintiffs in the case are represented, in part, by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at the Law School.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020


Is the Coronavirus Foreign Interference in Our Elections — or Worse? — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Tuesday, April 21, 2020


The Supreme Court Rules From Home

The Daily / The New York Times

The New York Times podcast The Daily discussed the Supreme Court’s decision to grant a motion to submit a supplemental brief on the impact of COVID-19 on the case against rescinding the DACA program. Plaintiffs in the case are represented, in part, by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

Monday, April 20, 2020


Virtual Book Roundtable: “Revolutionary Constitutions,” Featuring Bruce Ackerman in Conversation with Roberto Gargarella and Tom Ginsburg

I·CONnect

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 took part in a virtual roundtable discussion via the International Journal of Constitutional Law about his book, Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law.

Sunday, April 19, 2020


Insurers Shouldn’t Be Forced Into Coronavirus Relief — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Saturday, April 18, 2020


The KPFA Evening News

KPFA

Viveca Morris, Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School, was interviewed about how animal agriculture contributes to the emergence of zoonotic diseases.

Friday, April 17, 2020


BlackRock Becomes Key Player in Crisis Response for Trump and the Fed

Bloomberg News

Professor of Law John Morley ’06 is quoted in Bloomberg News about how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting small players in the asset management field.

Friday, April 17, 2020


COVID-19 Does Not Change The Right To Abortion — A Commentary by Katherine Kraschel et al.

Health Affairs

Katherine Kraschel is Executive Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy at Yale Law School. Erica Turret is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2020. Blake Shultz ’21 is a J.D./M.D. candidate and student fellow of the Solomon Center for Health Law & Policy. Sara Tannenbaum M.D. is a resident in obstetrics and gynecology at the Brigham and Women’s/Massachusetts General Hospital integrated program.

Friday, April 17, 2020


No, Mike Pompeo, America Was Not Founded As A Christian Nation — A Commentary by Duncan Hosie ’20

Take Care

Duncan Hosie is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Thursday, April 16, 2020


COVID crisis inspiring well-intended contributions, but results may be risky

AI In Healthcare

AI in Healthcare quotes co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves on the potential danger of uninformed analysis of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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