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.

Thursday, April 23, 2020


Beating Covid-19 Will Take Coordination, Experimentation, and Leadership — 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, 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


Testing. Testing. 1-2-3 Testing. — 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.

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.

Thursday, April 16, 2020


ACLU Calls for Release of Hundreds of Connecticut Inmates After Prisoner Dies of COVID-19

Law.com

Law.com has an update to the suit brought by inmates in Connecticut who are seeking compassionate release due to the danger of a coronavirus outbreak in prisons. The group is represented in part by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Thursday, April 16, 2020


Be very wary of Trump’s health surveillance plans — A Commentary by Geng Ngarmboonanant ’21 and Danielle Citron

The Washington Post

Geng Ngarmboonanant is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2021. Danielle Citron is a professor at Boston University School of Law.

 

Thursday, April 16, 2020


Reopening the Country With Cooperative Federalism — 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.

Thursday, April 16, 2020


The Stories Behind Twelve Significant Reproductive Rights and Justice Legal Cases

Ms. Magazine

Ms. Magazine quotes Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel about her new book recounting the stories behind a dozen reproductive rights and justice legal cases. Siegel authored one of the book’s chapters and was an editor of the volume.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020


Job Discrimination in Pandemic Can Extend Past Asian Workers

Bloomberg Law

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in Bloomberg Law about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting workplace discrimination claims by racial minorities and the disabled.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020


International politics is making it harder to make a coronavirus vaccine

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Amy Kapcynski ’03 took part in a Washington Post Q&A about the progress in finding a vaccine for COVID-19.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020


DACA workers on the health care front lines

ABC News

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was a guest on ABC News where she discussed the impact of ending the DACA program in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


Lesson From Singapore: Why We May Need to Think Bigger

New York Times / The Upshot

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in a New York Times piece about Singapore’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020


Legal scholars and Gov. Ned Lamont say Trump has no authority to tell states when to reopen businesses closed by coronavirus pandemic

Hartford Courant

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in the Hartford Courant about President Trump’s assertation that he has the authority to tell states when to reopen schools and businesses that are closed to fight the spread of COVID-19.

Monday, April 13, 2020


The Post-Pandemic Future of Public Protest — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, April 13, 2020


DACA health workers risk their lives to fight COVID-19 while they await SCOTUS ruling

PRI The World

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned, in a Public Radio International story about legal efforts to have SCOTUS block the termination of DACA in light of COVID19.

Monday, April 13, 2020


Beijing may be using the coronavirus pandemic to advance its interests in the disputed South China Sea

CNBC

Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center Susan Thornton is featured in a CNBC report on how China may be using the COVID-19 pandemic to advance its interests in the disputed South China Sea.

Monday, April 13, 2020


What happens when our insurance is tied to our jobs, and our jobs vanish? — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Timothy Stoltzfus Jost

The Washington Post

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.

Friday, April 10, 2020


Ventilator Rationing Guidelines Are Discriminatory — 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, April 9, 2020


The Science Is Clear on How to Beat This Pandemic — 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.

Thursday, April 9, 2020


The Supreme Court Fails Us — 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.

Thursday, April 9, 2020


Judge Grants Class Certification to Detainees Suing ICE Over COVID-19 Fears

Connecticut Law Tribune

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned in the Connecticut Law Tribune about a group of ICE detainees who have been granted class status in their bid to be released due to the threat of COVID-19.

Thursday, April 9, 2020


“Panic and Fear Already Consume Our Daily Lives”: Will the Supreme Court Pass the Coronavirus Test?

Vanity Fair

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in Vanity Fair about a letter from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic urging the SCOTUS to block the termination of DACA in light of COVID19.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020


Coronavirus: In Defense of Conspiracy Theories — 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 7, 2020


How the Republican Party Took Over the Supreme Court

The New Republic

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 reviews two recent books about the Supreme Court in The New Republic.

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