Tuesday, June 2, 2020


Defund Our Punishment Bureaucracy — A Commentary by Brian Highsmith ’17

The American Prospect

Brian Highsmith ’17 is Liman Senior Research Fellow in Residence at the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020


High Court Allows Circuit Court Review In Deportation Cases

Law360

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell and the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 report.

Tuesday, June 2, 2020


What Is the Insurrection Act of 1807, the Law Behind Trump’s Threat to States?

The New York Times

The New York Times quotes Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene R. Fidell about the Insurrection Act and President Trump’s threat to use the military for domestic law enforcement.

Monday, June 1, 2020


No one knows: How the unknowable consequences of COVID-19 affect thinking about foreign policy and US-China relations — A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Brookings Institution

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Monday, June 1, 2020


New study looks at the prison system's failure to address women's health and safety behind bars

ABA Journal

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and Catherine Lhamon ’96 are quoted in an ABA Journal Magazine article about the health and safety of women in prison. 

Saturday, May 30, 2020


Trump’s Empty “Withdrawal” from the World Health Organization — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Saturday, May 30, 2020


Yale Law Professor Discusses National Unrest Following Deaths Of 2 African Americans

NPR / Weekend Edition Saturday

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 was interviewed on National Public Radio where he discussed the protests over the death of George Floyd.

Friday, May 29, 2020


Trump’s ‘Horrifying Lies’ About Lori Klausutis May Cross a Legal Line — A Commentary by Peter M. Schuck

The New York Times

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

Friday, May 29, 2020


Twitter helped make Trump president. Now they’re at war

The Boston Globe

YLS clinical lecturer and Executive Director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in a Boston Globe article about President Trump’s relationship with Twitter.

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Sorry, President Trump, Twitter Makes Its Own Rules — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

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

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Trump move could scrap or weaken law that protects social media companies

Reuters

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack M. Balkin is quoted in a Reuters article about President Trump’s attempt to regulate social media.

Thursday, May 28, 2020


Solidarity Is Our Silver Linings Pandemic Playbook — 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, May 27, 2020


Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What’s next?

Associated Press

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an Associated Press story about President Trump’s threat to regulate social media.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Can Procedural Justice Training Reduce Officer Misconduct?

The Crime Report

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler is cited in a Crime Report article about procedural justice training as experienced by the Chicago Police Department.

Wednesday, May 27, 2020


Twitter becomes Trump’s latest enemy after it tags his claims as false

The Los Angeles Times

Executive Director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about President Trump’s threat to regulate social media.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020


CT veteran sues for freedom, alleges prison system failed to provide adequate coronavirus protection

New Haven Register

Bardia Vaseghi ’22 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about a veteran who is suing to be released from a Connecticut prison, alleging that it has failed to adequately protect him from the coronavirus.

Monday, May 25, 2020


The Virus Is Still Here. The Only Thing That's Changed Is That We're Reopening.

WNPR / The Colin McEnroe Show

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves was interviewed on WNPR about the effect that the reopening of businesses will have on the spread of the coronavirus.

Friday, May 22, 2020


Firing a Salvo in Culture Wars, Trump Pushes for Churches to Reopen

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about President Trump’s demand that governors reopen houses of worship regardless of state restrictions in place regarding large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, May 21, 2020


Apple Still Won't Help the FBI Break Into iPhones. Good. — 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, May 21, 2020


Storytelling at the Supreme Court — 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 20, 2020


The sticker price of college can mislead students. Covid-19 might make it worse. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Martin Skladany ’06

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor & Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School. Martin Skladany ’06 is an associate professor at Penn State Dickinson Law.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020


If Trump and Pence both get very sick, it’s not clear who would be president

The Washington Post

Scholarship by Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 and Vikram Amar ’88 is cited in a Washington Post commentary about who would take power should the president and vice president fall ill with the coronavirus.

Wednesday, May 20, 2020


The Wolf at the Door

Off-Kilter Podcast

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law Michael Graetz was interviewed on Medium’s Off-Kilter Podcast about his book, The Wolf at the Door.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020


How the COVID-19 pandemic has created dire legal problems for the poor — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The Los Angeles Times

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020


Trump’s demands of postal service could undermine the presidential election

The Boston Globe

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Robert Taylor is former principal deputy general counsel at the Department of Defense.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020


The Legal Academy, Episode 1: Akhil Amar

The Volokh Conspiracy

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was the guest on The Legal Academy, a new podcast from The Volokh Conspiracy.

Monday, May 18, 2020


Don’t count on suing China for coronavirus compensation

Brookings Institution

Paul Tsai China Center Executive Director Robert Williams was a guest on a Brookings Institute podcast where he discussed the viability of suing China for its role in the coronavirus pandemic.

Friday, May 15, 2020


The Trump Administration’s Indefensible Legal Defense of Its Asylum Ban — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Just Security

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

Thursday, May 14, 2020


Checks and Balances and COVID

Politics: Meet Me in the Middle Podcast

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was a guest on the Politics: Meet Me in the Middle podcast where he discussed the constitutional concept of checks and balances and how it may change during the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, May 14, 2020


Emoluments Suit Against Trump Advanced by Full 4th Circuit

Courthouse News Service

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a Courthouse News Service article about a court decision that greenlights emoluments cases against President Trump.

Thursday, May 14, 2020


‘A momentous decision’: What the resolution of Detroit’s literacy case could mean for American schools

Chalkbeat

Professor of Law Justin Driver was interviewed by Chalkbeat regarding the recent federal court decision that found that students in the Detroit public school system have a constitutional right to basic education.

Thursday, May 14, 2020


Reopening: A Chronicle of Needless Deaths Foretold — 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.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


5 Points on How The SCOTUS Case To Terminate Obamacare Would Hobble COVID-19 Response

Talking Points Memo

Professor Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a Talking Points Memo article about the effect ending Obamacare would have on the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


Balance of Power: Yale’s Harold Koh on China Lawsuits (Podcast)

Bloomberg

Professor Harold Hongju Koh was interviewed for a Bloomberg podcast where he discusses attempts to sue the sovereign state of China for starting the Coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


Congress must stop unemployment tax increases from worsening crisis — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

The Hill

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2020


Judge Rules in Favor of Federal Inmates in Coronavirus Suit, Orders Speedier Releases

Reason

Reason reports that a federal judge has ordered a Connecticut prison to expedite its process for releasing inmates at serious risk for COVID-19. The prisoners were represented in part by The Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic.

Monday, May 11, 2020


Reasonable Conditions for State and Local Aid

The Niskanen Center

David Schleicher is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 11, 2020


Report Claims Vietnam-Era Veterans Were Exposed to Agent Orange on Guam

Military.com

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in a Military.com article about a recently-released paper clinic members coauthored supporting claims by Vietnam-era veterans that they were exposed to Agent Orange on Guam.

Monday, May 11, 2020


What Taylor Swift and Beyoncé Teach us About Sex and Causes — A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 et al.

University of Pennsylvania Law Review

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale. Elise Sugarman is a joint degree student at Yale Law School.

Sunday, May 10, 2020


The Passion of John Paul Stevens — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Michigan Law Review

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

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


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.

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.

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.

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