Friday, January 29, 2016


Lawyers Play Key Role in Shaping Youth Violence Prevention Plan

The Connecticut Law Tribune

The Tribune reports that Megan Quattlebaum, director of the Yale Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, was part of Governor's Commission on Youth and Urban Violence, an initiative tasked with studying the causes of—and crafting solutions to—youth violence.

Thursday, January 28, 2016


Crackdown on solitary confinement begins, but a culture of secrecy remains

The Guardian

Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and the Liman Public Interest Program, is cited in an article about solitary confinement.

Monday, January 25, 2016


Why we must rethink solitary confinement

The Washington Post

Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and the Liman Public Interest Program, is cited in a commentary by President Obama about solitary confinement.

Friday, January 22, 2016


There'll Be No Justice in Flint Water Crisis—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, January 21, 2016


Obama Is Poland’s Only Hope—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Maciej Kisilowski ’05

Foreign Policy

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Maciej Kisilowski is a professor at Central European University.

Thursday, January 21, 2016


Scalia’s Putsch 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, January 20, 2016


Cruz citizenship case should be tried in court of public opinion—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Daily Mail/ Reuters

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016


JUNCTURE : Discovering the Artist’s Voice

The Yale Politic

David Kim ’16 is quoted in an article about JUNCTURE, an initiative that explores the connections between art and human rights. Kim is the deputy director and curator of the project.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016


How the most disliked — and elected — profession is disappearing from politics

The Washington Post

Visiting Lecturer in Law Nick Robinson and his research are mentioned in an article about lawyers in politics.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016


Dreamers' Nightmare: DACA Dies If Obama Immigration Action Goes Down

US News and World Report

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will hear a lawsuit from 26 states challenging President Barack Obama’s stalled 2014 executive action on illegal immigrants currently living in the U.S.

Monday, January 18, 2016


Lower-Ranked Law Schools Should Be Thanking U.S. News—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Forbes.com

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

Friday, January 15, 2016


Forget Debates. We Want Real Answers.—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, January 14, 2016


Why Ted Cruz is eligible to be president—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

CNN Wire

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, January 14, 2016


Let Obama’s State of the Union Be the Last—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, January 14, 2016


Investigation of SEAL Conduct in Afghanistan Is Reopened

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a Naval Criminal Investigative Service’s investigation into allegations about Navy SEALs and Afghan militiamen beating detainees.

Thursday, January 14, 2016


We can rewrite the script for some brain injury patients—A Commentary by Joseph J. Fins

Houston Chronicle

Joseph J. Fins is the Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar  in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law.

Monday, January 11, 2016


Debate Over The Second Amendment To The U.S. Constitution

WAMU/ The Diane Rehm Show

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was a guest to discuss the Second Amendment. 

Monday, January 11, 2016


Resist Pressure at Any Price—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

Business Today

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law and Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Monday, January 11, 2016


Biofuel industry sees setbacks; Producers place blame on declining oil prices, 'government inaction'

Record-Journal (Meriden, Connecticut)

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in an article about struggles within the biofuel industry.

Monday, January 11, 2016


How Old is Donald Trump?

The New Yorker

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article on Donald Trump.

Monday, January 11, 2016


Crime is down, but we’re still worried

WHHY/ Radio Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was a guest on the program, where she discussed crime statistics versus public perception.

Thursday, January 7, 2016


The Supreme Court and a Life Barely Lived—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


Yale Law School urges an end to deportation proceeding for disabled Central American immigrants

New Haven Register

Conchita Cruz ’16 is quoted in an article about a letter by the YLS Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic asking that federal agencies modify the asylum process for Central American refugees suffering from PTSD.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


New Haven Groups Rally Against Possible Immigration Raids

WNPR

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about support for undocumented immigrants facing potential deportation. The Worker and Immigration Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016


Beware of Banking Animus—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Defining Ideas, a Hoover Institution Journal

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, January 4, 2016


'Call Me Guido': Federal Appellate Judge Calabresi A Legal Giant With A Common Touch

Hartford Courant

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Guido Calabresi ’58 is profiled in an article about his background and career.

Friday, January 1, 2016


A Better Standard for the Use of Deadly Force—A Commentary by Olevia Boykin ’17, Christopher Desir ’18, and Jed Rubenfeld

The New York Times

Olevia Boykin is a 2L student, Christopher Desir is a 1L student, and Jed Rubenfeld is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, January 1, 2016


Chief Justice Embraces Information Access Limit

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about new rules regarding civil litigation.

Wednesday, December 30, 2015


The Scope of the Prepublication Review Problem, and What to Do About It—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Jack Goldsmith ’89

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Jack Goldsmith ’89 is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.

Monday, December 28, 2015


Path Dependence and the Prepublication Review Process—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Jack Goldsmith ’89

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Jack Goldsmith ’89 is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.

Monday, December 28, 2015


More Problems With Prepublication Review—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Jack Goldsmith ’89

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Jack Goldsmith ’89 is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.

Friday, December 25, 2015


The government’s prepublication review process is broken—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Jack Goldsmith ’89

The Washington Post

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Jack Goldsmith ’89 is a professor of law at Harvard Law School.

Thursday, December 24, 2015


One Way to Unrig Stock Trading—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey and David Swensen

The New York Times

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and David Swensen is the chief investment officer at Yale.

Thursday, December 24, 2015


Will The Accused 9/11 Plotters Ever Be Tried? Not In 2016

Times Record (Fort Smith, AR)

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the logistics of trying the accused in custody at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Wednesday, December 23, 2015


2015: The Year US-China Relations Went Public—A Commentary by Graham Webster

The Diplomat

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

Monday, December 21, 2015


In NY, a 10-year legal battle seeks to pry open door to fair housing

Al Jazeera America

Clinical Associate Professor Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in an article about a legal battle for affordable housing in an upscale Long Island community.

Monday, December 21, 2015


China Rights Lawyer Gets Suspended Sentence Over Blog Posts

Bloomberg News

China Center Senior Fellow Graham Webster was quoted in an article about lawyer Pu Zhiqiang's three-year suspended sentence.

Thursday, December 17, 2015


Equality and American Democracy; Why Politics Trumps Economics

Foreign Affairs

Research by J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is cited in an article titled “Equality and American Democracy; Why Politics Trumps Economics.”

Tuesday, December 15, 2015


Fight Crime Sensibly, Not Hysterically—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

The New York Times

Tracey Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015


What the CIA Could Have Told Us—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, December 14, 2015


Time Doesn't Heal Bush v. Gore Wounds—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.

Monday, December 14, 2015


Fannie and Freddie Government Rescue Has Come With Claws

The New York Times

Lecturer in Law Logan Bierne ’08 is quoted in an article about the federal government’s revision to the bailout terms for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac by taking the companies’ profits.

Monday, December 14, 2015


Bowe Bergdahl to Face Court-Martial on Desertion Charges

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a report that the army will pursue court-martial proceedings against his client, Bowe Bergdahl.

Friday, December 11, 2015


Supreme Court to Review Laws Criminalizing Refusal of Body Substance Tests

The New York Times

The Supreme Court Clinic is mentioned in an article about a case before the Supreme Court challenging state laws that make it a crime for motorists suspected of drunken driving to refuse breath, blood or urine tests.

Friday, December 11, 2015


One Way to Discourage Terror Attacks: Sue—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.

Friday, December 11, 2015


Bowe Bergdahl's Lawyer Slams 'Defamer-In-Chief' Donald Trump And John McCain

HuffPost Live

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell was interviewed about comments made by Donald Trump and John McCain about his client, Bowe Bergdahl, charged with desertion.

Thursday, December 10, 2015


Has U.S. Cyber Pressure Worked on China?—A Commentary by Graham Webster

The Diplomat

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

Thursday, December 10, 2015


Bowe Bergdahl Case at Center of ‘Serial’ Season 2

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about his client, Bowe Bergdhal, who is the subject of the second season of the podcast “Serial.” Similar articles appeared in Rolling Stone, CNN, Slate, and more.

Thursday, December 10, 2015


Where Justice Scalia got the idea that African Americans might be better off at 'slower-track' universities

The Washington Post

William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 and adjunct professor Richard Brooks are mentioned in an article about Fisher v. University of Texas, a challenge to race-conscious admissions policy currently before the Supreme Court.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015


Thurgood Marshall and the Need for Affirmative Action—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

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

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