Thursday, July 9, 2015


Internship Rules Are Still an Unfair Mess—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, July 7, 2015


Legal-aid to close its lobbying arm at State Capitol

CT Mirror

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger ’75 is quoted in an article about the closing of the Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Could One Soldier Derail ISIS War?

US News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman’ 67 and Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell are quoted in an article about the legality of the war against the Islamic State group.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015


Oregon Tax Is a Drag on the Open Road—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, July 7, 2015


The Supreme Court Is a Partner in Transformation, Not the Sole Agent—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

The New York Times

Heather K. Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 6, 2015


Law Clinics Answer the Call

National Law Journal

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, and director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in an article about work being done by law school veterans clinics across the country.

Sunday, July 5, 2015


Time for Change at the IMF—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Huffington Post

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

Saturday, July 4, 2015


The Supreme Court and the Politics of Fear—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, July 3, 2015


Maura Moynihan Says India Is Her Favorite Country

News India Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was honored by the Connecticut chapter of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin.

Thursday, July 2, 2015


In today’s world, fear corporations or fear nations?—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Los Angeles Times

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, June 30, 2015


John Robert’s Court—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

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

Tuesday, June 30, 2015


Law Tribune Announces Professional Excellence Award Winners

The Connecticut Law Tribune

Alfred M. Rankin Professor Emeritus of Law Drew Days ’66, and alumni Ellen Bree Burns ’47, Jose Cabranes ’65, David Golub ’73, Dwight Merriam ’78, and John Rose Jr. ’66 are among the recipients of the publication’s first Professional Excellence Awards.

Monday, June 29, 2015


Conscience and the Culture Wars—A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Douglas NeJaime

The American Prospect

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law.

Monday, June 29, 2015


America Has Been Moving Leftward Since Its Founding—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York 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.

Monday, June 29, 2015


Did the Roberts Court Really Lurch Left?

Politico

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken and John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 contributed to a roundtable about the Roberts court.

Monday, June 29, 2015


FDA is Sued by Advocacy Groups That Want Gilead Hepatitis C Trial Data

The Wall Street Journal/Pharmalot

Professor of Law and Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves are quoted in an article about a lawsuit filed by the GHJP against the FDA, claiming the agency failed to release clinical trial data for Gilead Sciences' hepatitis C treatments on a timely basis.

Friday, June 26, 2015


SCOTUS Rules 5-4 in Favor of Marriage Equality

WNYC/ The Brian Lehrer Show

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 was a guest where he discussed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage rights.

Friday, June 26, 2015


Happy About the Supreme Court’s ACA Decision? Thank a law professor

The Conversation

Professor of Law Abbe Gluck ’00 is mentioned in an article titled “Happy about the Supreme Court’s ACA decision? Thank a law professor.”

Thursday, June 25, 2015


A decisive win for Obamacare

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story about the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s nationwide tax subsidies.

Thursday, June 25, 2015


When Law Students Distrust the Police—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, June 25, 2015


The Roberts Court’s Reality Check—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, June 25, 2015


Is the Obamacare Fight Over?

Politico Magazine

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 contributed to a post offering reaction to the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, June 25, 2015


Chief Justice Roberts Just Gave Obamacare Opponents A Major Smackdown

The Huffington Post

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story about the Supreme Court decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act’s nationwide tax subsidies.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015


Law and Symbolism 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.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015


The simple idea that could transform US criminal justice

The Guardian

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 procedural justice. Cory Booker ’97 is mentioned.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015


Confederate Flags and the Citizens United Effect—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, June 22, 2015


Vietnam Veterans Declared Eligible To Receive Long-Denied Benefits

Hartford Courant

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, and director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization Michael Wishnie ’93 and Virginia McCalmont ’15 are quoted in an article about five Vietnam War veterans who were granted upgrades to their discharge status after filing suit against the Armed Forces. The Yale Law School Veterans Legal Clinic, who represented the veterans, is mentioned.

Monday, June 22, 2015


Prediction Panel: Chief Justice Roberts Will Surprise (Again)

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is mentioned in a blog post about predictions for the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Care Act.

Monday, June 22, 2015


Response to What’s Justice for Kids Who Kill?—A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08

The Marshall Project

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale.

Sunday, June 21, 2015


The Destruction of Defendants’ Rights—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

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

Friday, June 19, 2015


Backing up the power grid with homemade electricity

WV Public Broadcasting

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in an article about the power grid.

Friday, June 19, 2015


What Are Anti-Marriage-Equality Forces Really Demanding? Hint: It's Not a 'Live and Let Live' World

The Huffington Post

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is mentioned in an article about complicity-based conscience claims in the question of same-sex marriage.

Friday, June 19, 2015


The 14th Amendment should cover same-sex marriage in Ohio—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

The Washington Post

William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Sen. Richard Blumenthal, Akhil Reed Amar to be honored by GOPIO-CT

The American Bazaar

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 will be honored by the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin – Connecticut chapter. Senator Richard Blumenthal ’73 is also mentioned.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015


Britain Should Deliberate Before It Votes on Europe—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and James S. Fishkin

The Huffington Post

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and James S. Fishkin is Janet Peck Chair in International Communication at Stanford University.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015


A worldwide history of marriage equality

ABC (Australia) News

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is quoted in an article about the history of marriage equality around the world.

Tuesday, June 16, 2015


Conscience Wars and Complicity Claims—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Oxford Human Rights Hub

Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law and Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 15, 2015


The Supreme Court's momentous abortion decision

Legalera.in

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86 is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court and abortion rulings.

Monday, June 15, 2015


US police: warriors or guardians?

BBC World Service Newshour

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed on BBC World Service News Hour about the relationship between police and communities.

Sunday, June 14, 2015


Daniel C. Esty joins the Executive Committee of the Rexel Foundation

Rexel Foundation

The Foundation announced that Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Dan Esty ’86 has been named an executive committee member.

Sunday, June 14, 2015


The Supreme Court’s momentous abortion decision

MSNBC

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86 is quoted in an article on state challenges to women’s access to abortion.

Sunday, June 14, 2015


Charles Bronfman Prize recipient helps resettle Middle East refugees

Jpost.com (The Jerusalem Post online edition)

The article reports that Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Rebecca Heller ’10 is the recipient of the 2015 Charles Bronfman Prize.

Friday, June 12, 2015


Court ruling limits use of military commissions for terrorism suspects

The Los Angeles Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a recent decision by a federal appeals court that reduced the powers of military commissions to try terrorism suspects for crimes that could be tried in civilian courts.

Friday, June 12, 2015


Playing ‘good cop/bad cop’ in McKinney, Texas

The Boston Globe

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a commentary.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


Don’t Weaken the F.D.A.’s Drug Approval Process—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves, Mark Harrington, and David A. Kessler

The New York Times

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, Mark Harrington was a member of Act Up/New York and co-founder of the Treatment Action Group, David A. Kessler was commissioner of the F.D.A. from 1990 to 1997.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


Why Fast Track Isn’t Free Trade—A Commentary by David Grewal ’02

The American Conservative

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

Thursday, June 11, 2015


No Fast Track for Unfair Trade Deals—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Judith Resnik

The Huffington Post

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership and Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


The Supreme Court Down the Stretch—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, June 10, 2015


Experiencing The 'Realities Of Being A Police Officer'

NPR / It’s All Political

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted on NPR about police training.

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