Tuesday, July 25, 2017


Climate Change Is About to Remake the Insurance Industry

Fortune

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the effect of climate change on the insurance industry.

Monday, July 24, 2017


Firing Mueller? Pardoning cronies? Trump could get away with that and more if Congress doesn't act.—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

The Los Angeles Times

Paul W. Kahn 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, July 24, 2017


Deported Army Veteran Gains U.S. Citizenship, Reunited With Family

New Haven Register

A report on a noncitizen veteran who had been deported to his native Italy has been allowed back in the U.S. Arnold Giammarco was represented by students and faculty with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Friday, July 21, 2017


Don't Revive Asset Seizure Program. End It.—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, July 21, 2017


How a Presidential Pardon Could Backfire

Time

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article about presidential pardons.

Friday, July 21, 2017


Connecticut Delegation Visits Immigrant Mother Taking Sanctuary In New Haven Church

WNPR

Thomas Scott-Railton ’18, a student with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in a story about a person who has been given sanctuary in a New Haven church after being ordered to leave the country by ICE.

Thursday, July 20, 2017


Tax Reform, Reagan Style, May Be a Tougher Fit for Trump

The New York Times

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law Emeritus Michael Graetz is quoted in an article about tax reform.

Thursday, July 20, 2017


The Supreme Court and the Law of Motion—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, July 20, 2017


Condemned to Death — And Solitary Confinement

The Marshall Project

“Rethinking Death Row,” a study by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, is cited in an article on the use of solitary confinement on death row.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


In Juries, Lawyers Now Favor the Uninformed

The New York Times

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History John Langbein is quoted in an article on jury selection.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Issues Dividing America

BYU Radio/ The Matt Townsend Show

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was a guest where he discussed his book “One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us.”

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Federalism and the Future

GenConnectU

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken discusses modern federalism.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017


Trump Calls His Defeat on Health Care "Pretty Impressive"

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed on the radio program about health care legislation.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Health Care Collapse: Republicans Repeal-Replace Effort is Dead

NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was included in a segment on the defeat of the health care bill.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Wall Street Profits by Putting Investors in the Slow Lane—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82 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 of Yale University.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


There Is No Better Time to be a Lawyer Than Now

GenConnectU

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken shares why there is no better time to be a lawyer than now.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Life on Parole

PBS/ Frontline

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 is interviewed as part of a documentary titled “Life on Parole.”

Tuesday, July 18, 2017


Law schools are filled with Asian Americans. So why aren’t there more Asian judges?

The Washington Post/ Wonkblog

The Washington Post has an article on a study by California Supreme Court Justice Goodwin Liu ’98, Xiaonan April Hu ’17, Christine Kwon ’17, and Eric Chung ’17 titled “A Portrait of Asian Americans in the Law.”

Monday, July 17, 2017


How Black Leaders Unwittingly Contributed to The Era Of Mass Incarceration

National Public Radio/ Fresh Air

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed about his book, “Locking Up Our Own: Crime And Punishment In Black America.”

Sunday, July 16, 2017


Sailing the populist moment across the Atlantic

Daily Princetonian

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about Podemos, a populist party in Spain.

Saturday, July 15, 2017


Heather Gerken on the future of progressive federalism

The Washington Post

An article about a recent interview with Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken about progressive federalism.

Saturday, July 15, 2017


How Long Can Connecticut's Prison Reform Last?

Atlantic Online

Clinical Lecturer in Law; Research Scholar in Law; and Executive Director, Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted in an article about the future of prison reform in Connecticut.

Friday, July 14, 2017


Owen Fiss, Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition

National Constitution Center

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss discussed his new book, Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.

Thursday, July 13, 2017


One Campus Arena Where Free Speech Is Not Up for Debate: Law Schools—A Commentary by Dean Heather Gerken

Time Magazine

Heather Gerken is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 13, 2017


Could Donald Trump Jr. Be Charged With Treason? Short Answer: No

National Public Radio/ KAZU

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell was interviewed about whether President Trump’s behavior fits the definition of treason. Richard Painter ’87 is also quoted.

Thursday, July 13, 2017


Legal Procedure Needs a Dose of Common Sense—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, July 13, 2017


VC Firms Promise to Stamp Out Sexual Harassment. Sounds Familiar

Wired

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about efforts by venture capital firms to combat sexual harassment.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


Cory Booker And Elizabeth Warren Want To Treat Women In Prison Like Human Beings

HuffPost

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article on efforts to reform how the U.S. federal prison system treats women.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


Progressive politics from the ground up

CommonWealth

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken was interviewed about states’ rights and progressive federalism.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


How Do We Contend With Trump’s Defiance of ‘Norms’?

New York Times Magazine

Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 is quoted in an article by Emily Bazelon ’00.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


Common Interpretation: The Seventeenth Amendment

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law David Schleicher took part in a written debate on the Seventeenth Amendment as part of the Interactive Constitution project.

Monday, July 10, 2017


Trump administration: There's no evidence of collusion. 12 legal experts: Yes, there is.

Vox.com

Professor of Law Steven Duke ’61 LLM contributed to an article about whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian sources. Jed Shugerman ’02 also contributed.

Monday, July 10, 2017


Foes of Obama-Era Rule Work to Undo Birth Control Mandate

New York Times

Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an article about efforts to overturn President Obama’s birth control mandate.

Friday, July 7, 2017


How China Misread Donald Trump—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Politico Magazine

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and Director of the Paul Tsai China Center.

Friday, July 7, 2017


Trump’s Life-Tenured Judicial Avatar—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New York Times

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

Friday, July 7, 2017


Civil rights warriors file US lawsuit: Let us see Five Eyes agreement

The Register (UK)

Clinical Lecturer Hannah Bloch-Wehba is quoted in an article about a legal challenge filed by Privacy International to see the “Five Eyes” surveillance agreement. The group is represented by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School. 

Friday, July 7, 2017


The Supreme Court Is the Last Leakproof Institution—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, July 7, 2017


It's Time to Regulate the VC-Founder Relationship to Curb Sexual Harassment in Silicon Valley

Fast Company

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about how employment law has not caught up with modern work relationships and workplaces.

Friday, June 30, 2017


ACLU National Prison Project's Report on People With Disabilities and Solitary Confinement

ACLU Press Release

Current Liman Fellow Jamelia Morgan speaks about ACLU Report on prisoners with disabilities in solitary confinement for congressional briefing.

Friday, June 30, 2017


Veterans Sue Mass. Treasurer, Saying They Were Wrongly Denied Bonuses After Post-9/11 Tours

WBUR

Former Liman Fellow Dana Montalto files a lawsuit on behalf of veterans who were denied welcome home bonuses after serving on active duty.

 

Thursday, June 29, 2017


Bright Shines as Unrelenting, Fearless Champion of Condemned

Daily Report

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is profiled about his work as an attorney for death row inmates.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


Why Donald Trump’s travel ban could meet an unexpected end

DW.com

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s ruling on the travel ban.

Monday, June 26, 2017


Vanguard Group wrangling over taxes with four states

Philly.com

A journal article by Professor of Law John Morley ’06 is cited in an article about the Vanguard Group and questions about its taxable income.

Monday, June 26, 2017


How Marriage Equality Strengthened Marriage And Changed Religion—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

Huffington Post

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

Friday, June 23, 2017


James Forman, Jr.: Locking up Our Own

KCRW

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is interviewed about his book Locking Up Our Own.

Friday, June 23, 2017


Connecticut Medicaid Patients Likely To Lose Care Under Federal Health Bill

WNPR

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed about the Senate health care bill draft.

Friday, June 23, 2017


Op-Ed Response: In ‘the Most Important Lawsuit on the Planet,’ Who Exactly Should the Ninth Circuit Rein In?—A Commentary by Douglas A. Kysar

The Recorder

Douglas Kysar is the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 23, 2017


Cheryl Gilmore: The children lead on climate

The Signal (Santa Clarita Valley)

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Douglas Kysar is quoted in an article about the lawsuit Juliana v United States.

Thursday, June 22, 2017


Justice Ginsburg and the Price of Equality—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 22, 2017


Senate Health Care Bill Draft Released: What's Inside? Will it Pass?

NBC News

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed about the Senate health care bill draft.

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