Friday, February 5, 2021


Covid-19 caused a recession. So why did the housing market boom?

Vox

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in a Vox article about trends in the housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


Robinhood’s CEO is not licensed by a powerful Wall Street regulator

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN Business story about the CEO of Robinhood.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


A second silver lining? — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Berkshire Eagle

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

Thursday, February 4, 2021


Disability rights group alleges abuse of people with mental illness at state’s maximum-security prison in suit against Department of Correction

The Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant reports on a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction. 

Wednesday, February 3, 2021


Trump’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Impeachment Defenses

Slate / The Gist

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin was interviewed on Slate’s podcast, The Gist, about political polarization.

Tuesday, February 2, 2021


Bill would allow state benefits to veterans kicked out for sexual orientation

The Day

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in The Day about a bill before the Connecticut state assembly that would allow Connecticut veterans, who were other than honorably discharged due to their sexual orientation, to access state veterans benefits.

Monday, February 1, 2021


The Vaccine Line Is Illogical — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Atlantic

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

Monday, February 1, 2021


The Race to Dismantle Trump’s Immigration Policies

The New Yorker

Senior Research Scholar Lucas Guttentag and Rebecca Heller ’10 are quoted in The New Yorker about efforts to dismantle some of former president Trump’s immigration policies.

Thursday, January 28, 2021


After The Capitol Attack, Does Police MAGA Sentiment Cross The Line?

NPR

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares spoke to National Public Radio about Trump-supporting police.

Thursday, January 28, 2021


New critique calls for a China without Xi

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about a recent speech given by Xi Jinping at the World Economic Forum.

Thursday, January 28, 2021


Get Ready for the Gesture Presidency — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is Professor of Law (adjunct) at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021


With Biden’s Backing, Austin Prepares to Tackle Military’s Sexual Assault Problem

The New York Times

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in the New York Times about the Biden administration’s efforts to overhaul the way the military handles sexual assault cases.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021


The Supreme Court Upheld Trump’s Muslim Ban. Let’s Not Forget That. — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Tuesday, January 26, 2021


How to Pay for College (and Not Lose Your Shirt)

The New York Times

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits ’00 reviews The Price You Pay for College in The New York Times

Monday, January 25, 2021


Undoing Trump Policies Will Take More Than Executive Orders By Biden

NPR / Morning Edition

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor Cristina Rodríguez ’00 spoke to NPR’s Morning Edition about President Biden’s ability to reverse Trump administration policies.

Monday, January 25, 2021


Why the Capitol riot could speed up D.C.’s path to statehood — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

The Los Angeles Times

Ian Ayres is Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 22, 2021


Fixing Trump’s damage to government will take more than executive orders — A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

The Washington Post

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 22, 2021


Texas Files Lawsuit Over Biden’s Deportation Pause

The Wall Street Journal

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in the Wall Street Journal about a suit filed in Texas over President Biden’s order to pause deportations for 100 days.

Friday, January 22, 2021


A hidden feature of Biden’s first big moves: Major outreach to Trump country

The Washington Post

The Washington Post quotes Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves about President Biden’s plan to tackle the COVID-19 crisis.

Thursday, January 21, 2021


A new way to increase economic opportunity for more Americans — A Commentary by Zachary Liscow ’15 and Abigail Pershing ’20

The Hill

Zachary Liscow is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Abigail Pershing ’20 works with the European Court of Human Rights as a Robina Foundation fellow.

Thursday, January 21, 2021


John Roberts Shouldn’t Preside Over Impeachment Trial. Nor Should Kamala Harris — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Boston Globe

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale.

Thursday, January 21, 2021


Impeachment Won't Keep Trump From Running Again...Here's A Better Way

The Michael Smerconish Program

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was a guest on The Michael Smerconish Program where he discussed how to keep Donald Trump from running for office in the future.

Tuesday, January 19, 2021


Ahead Of Inauguration Day, Capitol Riots Raise Questions About NYPD's Approach To Black Protesters

Gothamist

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a Gothamist article about the disparate manner in which New York City police respond to majority Black versus majority white protests.

Monday, January 18, 2021


Housing battle may have broad impact

Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant reports on a proposal to build a multi-family dwelling in Woodbridge, Connecticut. The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is part of an effort to change what they view as the town’s discriminatory zoning policies.

 

Monday, January 18, 2021


Can The Senate Try An Ex-President?

NPR / Morning Edition

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 spoke to National Public Radio about whether the Senate can try an ex-president.

Saturday, January 16, 2021


The Other Tragedy of January 6 — A Commentary by Robert Post ’77

The Atlantic

Robert Post is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, January 16, 2021


A $1 Verdict Could Actually Be Meaningful — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, January 15, 2021


World Hits 2 Million Covid-19 Deaths With Cases Still Surging

Bloomberg.com

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in Bloomberg about efforts to combat the numbers of COVID-19 infections.

Friday, January 15, 2021


America’s Post-Trump Reckoning — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Project Syndicate

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, January 14, 2021


The Supreme Court After Trump — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, January 14, 2021


Trump is understandably tempted to pardon himself. It won’t work. — A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr.

The Washington Post

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021


Military Personnel and the Putsch at the U.S. Capitol — A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell and Rachel VanLandingham, Lt Col, USAF

Just Security

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. Rachel E. VanLandingham, a professor of law at Southwestern Law School, is a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and former military attorney.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021


Lawyers Who Sought to Overturn Election ‘Betrayed the Values of Our Profession,’ Law Deans Say

Law.com

Dean Heather K. Gerken is quoted in a Law.com article about a joint statement now signed by more than 160 law school deans in response to the events of January 6.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021


I taught Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz in law school. Clearly they didn't pay attention. — A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr.

USA Today

Professor William N. Eskridge, Jr. is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021


How Joe Biden can jump-start America's recovery by reforming government — A Commentary by Peter Schuck and Philip K. Howard

USA Today

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale University. Philip K. Howard is founder of Campaign for Common Good.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021


How Trump’s term should end: An elegant solution to all involved — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Daily News

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

Tuesday, January 12, 2021


The Military Can't Save America From Trump

Vice

Senior research scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in Vice about The Orders Project, a legal advice network founded to assist military personnel who might question the legality of the orders they are given.

Monday, January 11, 2021


Impeachment won’t keep Trump from running again. Here’s a better way. —  A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Gerard Magliocca ’98

The Washington Post

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale. Gerard Magliocca is the Samuel R. Rosen professor at Indiana University’s law school in Indianapolis.

Friday, January 8, 2021


How the Supreme Court Caused the Riot at the Capitol — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is Professor of Law (adjunct) at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 8, 2021


President Donald Trump is likely to pardon himself

BBC News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by the BBC News, where he discussed the likelihood of President Trump pardoning himself.

Friday, January 8, 2021


America can impeach Trump, even after Jan. 20

New York Daily News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a New York Daily News article about whether President Trump can be impeached after leaving office.

Friday, January 8, 2021


U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Whether Schools May Discipline Students for Internet Speech

Education Week

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in Education Week about a case involving free speech and social media that will be heard by the Supreme Court later this year.

Thursday, January 7, 2021


Constitutional Scholar: 25th Amendment Could Strip Trump Of Powers Within An Hour

WSHU

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh spoke to WSHU about the 25th Amendment.

Thursday, January 7, 2021


China 2021: Experts make their one big prediction

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is among the experts quoted in Politico about the future of U.S.-China relations.

Thursday, January 7, 2021


Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol

DW News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed on German television where he took part in a wide-ranging discussion that touched on the riots at the Capitol and the future under president-elect Joe Biden.

Wednesday, January 6, 2021


Have Trump’s Lies Wrecked Free Speech?

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 and Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin are quoted in a New York Times commentary by Thomas Edsall.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021


Trump’s delusions evoke memories of another emperor — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell and Dennis Aftergut

The San Francisco Chronicle

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School. Dennis Aftergut is a former federal prosecutor and chief assistant city attorney in San Francisco, now of counsel at the Renne Public Law Group.

Monday, January 4, 2021


Experts Say The Pandemic Coincided With The Largest One-Year Rise In Homicide Rates

NPR / All Things Considered

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares spoke to NPR’s All Things Considered about reasons for the rise in violent crime during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, January 4, 2021


The silver lining of the Trump presidency? — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

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

Monday, January 4, 2021


Biden Must Tackle the Pandemic With a New Deal for Public Health — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

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

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