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.

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


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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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.

Friday, October 2, 2015


Universal Voting Won't Bring Americans Together—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, October 1, 2015


A Chief Justice Without a Friend—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, September 30, 2015


Richard Glossip and the End of the Death Penalty—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

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

Monday, September 28, 2015


Cry ‘Havoc’ And Let Slip the Constitution of War—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman and Tokujin Matsudaira

Foreign Policy

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Tokujin Matsudaira is an associate professor of law at Kanagawa University.

Monday, September 28, 2015


Fix VW's polluting diesels, and fix the recall system too—A Commentary by Ian Ayres

Los Angeles Times

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Monday, September 28, 2015


Doug Kendall, Visionary Progressive Lawyer, Dies at 51

Legal Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an obituary for Doug Kendall, founder of the Constitutional Accountability Center.

Saturday, September 26, 2015


Court Conundrum: Offenders Who Can’t Pay, or Won’t

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about court fines.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Can ‘Planning’ Deregulate Land Use?—A Commentary by Roderick M. Hills and David Schleicher

Regulation Magazine

Roderick M. Hills Jr. is the William T. Comfort III Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and David Schleicher is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, September 18, 2015


Center launches interactive effort on the Constitution

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is mentioned in an article about the launch of an interactive, online Constitution made available by the National Constitution Center.

Friday, September 18, 2015


Officers stress dangers involved in search for Bowe Bergdahl

Chicago Tribune

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the first day of the preliminary hearing into whether his client Bowe Bergdahl will face a court martial. Similar articles appeared in USA Today, Time, and more.

Thursday, September 17, 2015


Guantanamo detainees: Obama says US war in Afghanistan is over, so we should go free

U.S. News & World Report

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about detainees at Guantanamo.

Thursday, September 17, 2015


Speaker: Police must build trust with their communities

Des Moines Register

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a story. Meares was the speaker at Drake University’s 2015 Constitution Day Lecture.

Thursday, September 17, 2015


Drawing the Line Between Civil and Religious Rights—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, September 16, 2015


The Lawless Presidency of Marco Rubio—A Reply to Professor Ku—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and David Golove

Opinio Juris

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and David Golove is a professor at the New York University School of Law.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015


Kim Davis, Forgettable Martyr—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, September 15, 2015


Details on Bowe Bergdahl, Soldier Freed by Taliban, May Emerge at Hearing

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an article about the preliminary hearing for his client, Bowe Bergdahl, charged with deserting his post and endangering troops who searched for him.

Monday, September 14, 2015


An Oath to Uphold Only the Just Laws—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, September 9, 2015


Martyr or lawbreaker? Kim Davis case roils Republicans

Yahoo News

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article about Kentucky clerk Kim Davis.

Friday, September 4, 2015


CA Inmates Win Case Against Solitary Confinement

HuffPost Live

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and Dwayne Betts ’16 were guests and discussed a recent legal victory by California prisoners opposed to solitary confinement.

Thursday, September 3, 2015


Big Law Associates Need a Nap—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.

Thursday, September 3, 2015


Fannie and Freddie Are Making Lots of Money — But Not for Their Shareholders—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82 & Logan Beirne ’08

National Review

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and Logan Beirne ’08 is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, September 3, 2015


Judges Standing Upside-Down—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.

Thursday, September 3, 2015


Detainee transfers from Guantanamo to Leavenworth unlikely to result in new legal rights

Topeka Capital Journal

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the transfer of detainees from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba to a military prison in Kansas.

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