Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Yale Law Says it Will Cover Tuition for Low-Income Students

Reuters

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted about the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Yale Law School Goes Tuition-Free for Students with Greatest Need

Yale Daily News

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather K. Gerken is quoted in a story about the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022


Chained Woman in China Was Sold as a Bride Twice

The Wall Street Journal

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Jeremy Daum comments on a case of human trafficking that has riveted China for nearly a month.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022


Yale Law Announces Full-Tuition, Need-Based Scholarships for Low-Income Students

Law.com

Dean Heather K. Gerken is quoted on the launch of Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program at Yale Law School.

Monday, February 21, 2022


Climate of Danger: Exile

BBC

Tom & Andi Bernstein Visiting Human Rights Fellow Alfred Brownell, an environmental lawyer and activist, is featured on The Comb podcast.

Monday, February 21, 2022


Yale Law School to Cover Full Tuition and Fees for Lowest-Income Students

The Wall Street Journal

Dean Heather K. Gerken is quoted in The Wall Street Journal about the launch of the Hurst Horizon Scholarship Program, which will erase tuition for J.D. students with the greatest financial need. 

Sunday, February 20, 2022


State Legislators Support Scrapping Prison-stay Fees for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Yale Daily News

Liman Center research supports state officials and community advocates calling for the repeal of Connecticut’s incarceration lien.

Thursday, February 17, 2022


Bridgeport, New Haven Legislators Want End To Billing of Former Inmates

CT Post

Liman Center Student Director Camila Reed-Guevara ’23 presents research at a news conference to propose repealing Connecticut’s “pay-to-stay” law, which requires people who have served time in prison to turn over money from lawsuit settlements or inheritances to the state. 

Thursday, February 17, 2022


Maybe Lawyers Aren’t Uniquely Unhappy After All, Study Says

Reuters

A study by Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin ’05 and Ray Noonan ’21 on mental health and the legal profession is the subject of a recent report.

Thursday, February 17, 2022


Spotify Must Be More Transparent About its Rules of the Road — A Commentary by Tracey Meares et al.

Tech Crunch

Tracey Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 17, 2022


No Reversal on China’s Tech Crackdown in Sight as Xi Calls for More Work on Laws

CNBC

Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Jeremy Daum comments on China’s new laws for the tech sector.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022


The Cancel Culture of the Right

The Hill

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver’s book, The Schoolhouse Gate: Public Education, the Supreme Court, and the Battle for the American Mind, is mentioned in a commentary.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022


“Deny Until They Die”: Some Veterans Say VA Wrongly Rejects Claims for Illnesses They Blame on Camp Lejeune’s Contaminated Water

CBS News

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a report about a 2016 lawsuit filed by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic on behalf of veterans seeking information on the doctors who reviewed disability claims related to contaminated drinking water at Camp Lejeune.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022


‘Bad Paper’ Discharges of Some Marines and Sailors to Get Second Look

Military.com

Plaintiffs in a case represented in part by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic reached a settlement in the nationwide class action brought against the Navy and Marine Corps by Afghanistan veteran Tyson Manker and the National Veterans Council for Legal Redress.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022


Conservatives Open New Front in Elite School Admission Wars

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted about court challenges to the admissions process in public high schools.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022


A Record Number of Out LGBTQ+ Olympians Are Competing. China Doesn’t Want to Talk About It.

The 19th

Research Scholar in Law and Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Darius Longarino comments on the closing of spaces for LGBTQ+ advocates in China.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022


27 Years in Solitary Confinement, Then Another Plea for Help in Texas

The New York Times

A 2020 study co-authored by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law is cited in an article about solitary confinement.

Tuesday, February 15, 2022


One Goldman Banker Stands Trial for 1MDB Scandal

Bloomberg

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey '82 discussed the trial of former Goldman Sachs banker Roger Ng over his alleged role in a scheme to loot billions from the Malaysian fund known as 1MDB on Bloomberg Law Podcast.

Monday, February 14, 2022


Meet The 9th Circ.’s Newest Judge

Law360

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted about newly confirmed Ninth Circuit Judge Holly Thomas ’04.

Monday, February 14, 2022


Football Season Is Over. The NFL’s Problems Are Not. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Sunday, February 13, 2022


Sarah Palin May Find That Libel Doesn’t Mean What It Used To — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Saturday, February 12, 2022


God and Man at Yale Law

The Wall Street Journal

Sterling Professor of Law Anthony Kronman ’77 is profiled in The Wall Street Journal.

Saturday, February 12, 2022


In Clampdown on U.S. Methane Emissions, Belching Cattle Get a Pass

The Wall Street Journal

Associate Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program Viveca Morris is quoted about the agriculture industry and the Biden administration’s efforts to curb methane emissions.

Saturday, February 12, 2022


Are Activist Short Sellers Misunderstood?

The New York Times

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted about proposed SEC rules around activist short sellers.

Friday, February 11, 2022


The Lawfare Podcast: Congress Moves on China

Lawfare

Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School Susan Thornton discusses the recently passed COMPETES Act.

Friday, February 11, 2022


A Rival of America’s Making? — A Commentary by Susan Thornton et al.

Foreign Affairs

Susan Thornton is a Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 10, 2022


The Evolution of the First Amendment

We The People Podcast

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 discussed the evolution of the First Amendment.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022


Reducing Cancer Deaths Requires a ‘More than Science’ Approach

NPR

Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 discussed her new book, A New Deal for Cancer – Lessons From A 50 Year War.

Wednesday, February 9, 2022


The Supreme Court Has Crossed the Rubicon — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, February 5, 2022


Why the ‘Most Qualified’ Person for a Job Hardly Ever Is — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, February 3, 2022


Alexander Vindman’s Lawsuit Is Right on the Law

Just Security

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David A. Schulz ’78 contributed to an essay about a lawsuit filed against former President Donald Trump.

Thursday, February 3, 2022


Senators Mull Ways to Cut Costs in Medicare

MedPage Today

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Law and Political Economy Project Amy Kapczynski ’03 is quoted about drug costs and the Medicare program.

Thursday, February 3, 2022


There's a Better Path Than Regulation to Fix Stock Buybacks — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

The Hill

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

Thursday, February 3, 2022


NFL Head Coach Alleges Widespread Racial Discrimination

The Dispatch

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in a report about the class-action lawsuit filed by former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores against the NFL for discriminatory hiring practices.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022


Could the 14th Amendment Keep Trump out of the Oval Office?

The Tampa Bay Times

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article on former President Trump and the 14th Amendment.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022


Podcast: Rob Dunn on What the Laws of Biology Predict About our Future

When We Talk About Animals

In this podcast episode, ecologist Rob Dunn speaks with LEAP Executive Director Viveca Morris and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Jennifer Skene about how natural history will dictate human destiny.

Tuesday, February 1, 2022


Biden vs. Trump: The Makings of a Shattering Constitutional Crisis — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Politico

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

Tuesday, February 1, 2022


New Haven and Yale Community Discuss Rising Meat Prices

Yale Daily News

LEAP Student Fellow Manny Rutinel LAW ’22 and LEAP Executive Director Viveca Morris speak with The Yale Daily News about the Biden administration’s plans to address meat industry concentration.

Monday, January 31, 2022


Linda Greenhouse: Sotomayor Faced Similar ‘Undercutting, Backbiting’ as Today’s Supreme Court Contenders

MSNBC

Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discussed potential nominees to the Supreme Court on Andrea Mitchell Reports.

Friday, January 28, 2022


The Next Normal: States Will Recognize Multiparent Families — A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime

The Washington Post

Douglas NeJaime is Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, January 27, 2022


Presidents Have Long Wanted a Diverse Supreme Court — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Wednesday, January 26, 2022


2022 Update: Good Governance Paper No. 5: Prepublication Review – How to Fix a Broken System

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 published an essay providing an update to the Good Governance Papers with Jack Goldsmith ’89.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022


Stephen Breyer Was the Right Justice for the Wrong Age — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022


Heather Gerken Re-Appointed as Dean of Yale Law School

Yale Daily News

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted about her reappointment as Dean of Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 26, 2022


If Sunlight is the Best Disinfectant, Why Are Alabama Leaders Keeping Us in the Dark?

Montgomery Advertiser

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) is mentioned in a commentary about about Alabama journalists access to information.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Who Steps in if Cops Become Robbers?

Reuters

A column on predatory law enforcement in Brookside, Alabama, cites the 2020 Liman Center report “Fees, Fines, and the Funding of Public Services.”

Tuesday, January 25, 2022


How Sedition Charges Against the Oath Keepers Will Shape the Capitol Investigation

WBUR

Visiting Professor of Law and Director of The Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law Jenny E. Carroll discussed the sedition charge filed in relation to the January 6 attack.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022


Governments — Including Connecticut’s — Continue Using Algorithms in the Dark

Connecticut Mirror

A report released by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is cited in an article about how government agencies are using algorithms to make policy decisions.

Monday, January 24, 2022


Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to Affirmative Action at Harvard and U.N.C.

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted about a case challenging affirmative action programs that will be heard by the Supreme Court this fall.

Sunday, January 23, 2022


Do Americans Even Know What Free Speech Is? — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

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