Thursday, December 3, 2015


Debate on Quarantine Persists as Ebola Outbreak Subsides

The New York Times

Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is mentioned in an article about a report authored by GHJP and the American Civil Liberties Union on the number of individuals quarantined in the U.S. in response to the 2014-15 Ebola epidemic.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015


Another Police ‘Reformer’ Takes a Fall

The Marshall Project

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares was quoted in an article about the firing of Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015


After Decade of Court Battles, the Scope of a National Security Inquiry Is Revealed

The New York Times

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about the information that the F.B.I. ordered internet service provider Nicholas Merrill to reveal about one of his customers in 2004. Similar articles appeared in the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report.

Saturday, November 28, 2015


People’s views on climate change go hand in hand with their politics

The Economist

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about attitudes toward climate change.

Thursday, November 26, 2015


Sex After 50 at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


What You Should be Thankful for in US–China Relations—A Commentary by Graham Webster

The Diplomat

Graham Webster is a Senior Fellow at the China Center at Yale Law School.

Saturday, November 21, 2015


Syrian Refugees Potential Intelligence Source—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

The Hartford Courant

Asha Rangappa ’00 is the Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 20, 2015


Hollande's War Talk Gives Islamic State What it Wants Most—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Los Angeles Times

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Friday, November 20, 2015


Preventing Terrorism Through Markets by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Wednesday, November 18, 2015


Can Governors Block Syrian Refugees? Probably Not

NBC News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about whether governors may legally block the relocation of Syrian refugees to their states.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


Beware a Pyrrhic victory over ISIL—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Al Jazeera America

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


Will the “Tobacco Strategy” Work Against Big Oil?—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Kicks Off First-of-its-Kind Law Enforcement Training on Implicit Bias & Procedural Justice

State of California Department of Justice

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a press release about the launch of a California police training program that addresses procedural justice and implicit bias.

Monday, November 16, 2015


Condemned man’s lawyers stop helping, cite ‘false hope’

Dallas News

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about a death row inmate who is trying to replace his lawyers in order to appeal his sentence.

Monday, November 16, 2015


In New Haven FBI leader lauds Project Longevity, says nation must work for better police relationships

New Haven Register

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law and New Haven police chief Dean Esserman is quoted in an article about a one-day conference aimed at improving relations between African-American communities and police departments. The Law School and BLSA are mentioned.

Saturday, November 14, 2015


Thin Blue Line; Speakers: Arrests, incarceration don’t guarantee public trust of police

The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL)

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in an article about a conference in Springfield, Illinois about challenges facing police nationwide.

Friday, November 13, 2015


DOJ Antitrust Chief Airs Doubts On Health Insurer TieUps

Law 360

A report on Assistant Attorney General Bill Baer's speech during the Solomon Center's The New Health Care Industry Conference.

Thursday, November 12, 2015


Judicial Energy and the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Scope of police questioned in U. of C. lectures

Hyde Park Herald

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares and Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler are quoted in an article about lectures they gave at the University of Chicago Law School.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015


U.S. Attorney appoints new heads in Public Corruption units

Connecticut Post (Bridgeport)

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Liam Brennan ’07 will replace Chris Mattei as the coordinator of the state attorney’s Public Corruption Task Force.

Thursday, November 5, 2015


Democracy Dollars’ Can Give Every Voter a Real Voice in American Politics—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Washington Post

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, November 5, 2015


More than a decade after release, they all come back

USA Today

Time-in-Cell, a report by the Association of Prison Administrators and The Liman Program, is referenced in an article about the effects of solitary confinement.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015


Arbitration Is Everywhere and Not All Bad—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Monday, November 2, 2015


A False Choice on Guantánamo Closure—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Monday, November 2, 2015


Yale Law Students Says Military Won't Release Records Linked to PTSD Lawsuit

Connecticut Law Tribune

Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 and Elizabeth Dervan ’17 are quoted, and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned, in an article on efforts to get data from the Department of Defense on the number of veterans who have requested discharge status upgrades.

Sunday, November 1, 2015


Black death row inmate sentenced by white jury before Supreme Court

CBS Evening News

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright was interviewed about a case he will argue before the Supreme Court that challenges whether prosecutors in a murder trial removed all the black candidates from the jury pool.

Saturday, October 31, 2015


Panhandling laws face challenge after church sign ruling

The Bismarck Tribune

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert C. Post ’77 is quoted in a story about legal challenges to law restricting where and when people may panhandle.

Friday, October 30, 2015


City’s Policing Efforts Set The Tone

New Haven Independent

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in an article about recommendations from the presidential task force on policing, of which she was a member.

Thursday, October 29, 2015


Policing and Oppression Have a Long History—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2015


Another Lesson in Race, Policing and Mistrust—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Tuesday, October 27, 2015


'Desperate environmentalism' won't save the environment—A Commentary by Joshua Galperin

Los Angeles Times

Joshua Galperin is a Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 26, 2015


U.S. senator speaks frankly about the Senate

Yale News

A report on U.S. Senator Chris Coons' visit to the law school on October 15.

Monday, October 26, 2015


‘Strong Evdence’ of Genocide in Myanmar, finds Al Jazeera investigation

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America reports that findings by its investigative reporters, and corroborated by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Law Clinic, indicate the Myanmar government may be orchestrating violence against resident Muslims.

Sunday, October 25, 2015


Church, State, and the Supreme Court’s Moment of Truth—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, October 23, 2015


After the NDAA Veto: Now What?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Wednesday, October 21, 2015


Benghazi, Watergate and the Muddle of Motivation—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Inequality Debate Looks in Wrong Direction—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Monday, October 19, 2015


Connecticut Decreases Use Of Solitary Confinement In Prisons

The Hartford Courant

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and Hope Metcalf, Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights are quoted in an article about the use of solitary confinement in prisons.

Monday, October 19, 2015


Is Wall Street Eating Your 401(k) Nest Egg?

WNPR/Morning Edition

William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 is quoted in a story about institutional fees charged on retirement accounts.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Hospital bombing reveals US failure in Afghanistan—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Al Jazeera America

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Mr. McCain’s Irresponsible Remarks About Sgt. Bergdahl

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an editorial about comments made by John McCain regarding his client, Bowe Bergdahl.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Why Hillary Clinton Is Right on the TPP—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Huffington Post

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 12, 2015


No Jail Time Is Being Sought for Bergdahl, Lawyer Says

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene R. Fidell is mentioned in an article about the preliminary hearing of his client Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion.

Friday, October 9, 2015


Podcast: The Constitution and the world

Constitution Daily

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was a guest on a podcast, discussing whether foreign law has a place in interpreting the U.S. Constitution.

Thursday, October 8, 2015


Legal experts decry offensive Eakin emails

Philadelphia Inquirer

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about the emails of Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015


Convicted by Code—A Commentary by Rebecca Wexler ’16

Slate

Rebecca Wexler ’16 is a fellow of Yale Law School's Information Society Project and visiting scholar at Berkeley School of Law's Human Rights Center.

Monday, October 5, 2015


US strike on MSF hospital in Kunduz poses tough legal questions

Al Jazeera America

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the US bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan.

Monday, October 5, 2015


Bowe Bergdahl’s Army investigation just proceeded to the next step, lawyer says

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about developments in the case of his client, Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion.

Sunday, October 4, 2015


The Supreme Court's cases to watch—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84 and Vikram Amar ’88

Los Angeles Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School and Vikram Amar ’88 is dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Sunday, October 4, 2015


Experts: Mitigating factors could affect Bergdahl case

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about developments in the case of his client, Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion.

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