Thursday, June 23, 2022


Commission-free Stock Trading Has Spurred Retail Investors. But Its Days Might Be Numbered.

Marketplace

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about commission-free stock trading.

Thursday, June 23, 2022


Learning Loss Doesn’t Begin to Describe What Happened — A Commentary by Daniel Markovits ’00 and Meira Levinson

The Atlantic

Daniel Markovits 00 is Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Meira Levinson is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Thursday, June 23, 2022


What Will Happen to Dreamers?

Connecticut Public Radio/ Where We Live

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean Michael Wishnie ’93 discussed efforts by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic to protect undocumented young immigrants.

Thursday, June 23, 2022


Black Veteran Groups Seek Policy Agenda on Racial Inequities

Associated Press

The Associated Press reports on research by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic that shows significant differences in disability claim outcomes for Black and white veterans.

Friday, June 17, 2022


Counting on the Supreme Court to Uphold Key Rights was Always a Mistake — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and Professor of History at Yale University.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022


Designers Discuss the Threatened State of LGBTQ Rights in America

Women's Wear Daily

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 comments on how anxiety about gender and sexual minorities surfaces as threats to LGBTQ rights.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022


First Roe, Then Plyler? The GOP’s 40-Year Fight to Keep Undocumented Kids Out of Public School

Mother Jones

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 quoted in an article about the case Plyler v. Doe.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022


The Case for Mandatory Gun-Liability Insurance — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Jason Abaluck

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86  is Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Jason Abaluck is a Professor of Economics at Yale School of Management.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022


How the American Majority Can Thwart the Tyranny of the Minority

Background Briefing with Ian Masters

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discussed the Supreme Court, minority rule, and potential remedies to transfer power back to Congress.

Monday, June 13, 2022


Denying Trans Youth Gender-Affirming Care Is an Affront to Science and Medical Ethics — A Commentary by Christy Olezeski, Meredithe McNamara, and Anne Alstott

Los Angeles Times

Christy Olezeski is Director of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program and an Associate Professor at the Yale School of Medicine. Meredithe McNamara is an Assistant Professor at the Yale School of Medicine. Anne Alstott is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor at Yale Law School. 

Sunday, June 5, 2022


Biden’s Gay Rights/Religious Liberty Opportunity

The Hill

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 suggests how President Biden might handle tax exemptions for organizations that oppose same-sex marriage.
 

Friday, June 3, 2022


Supreme Court’s Leak Investigation Is Self-Destructive — 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, June 2, 2022


After It Overturns Roe vs. Wade, What’ll the Supreme Court Do for an Encore?

Los Angeles Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is quoted in a commentary about the potential effect on long-standing legal precedents should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade.

Thursday, June 2, 2022


Supreme Court To Decide Whether Businesses May Refuse LGBTQ Couples for Same-Sex Wedding Services

USA Today

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is quoted in a news story about a case before the Supreme Court about whether businesses may refuse to serve LGBTQ customers based on religious objections.

 

Thursday, June 2, 2022


How the Second Amendment Was Reinterpreted To Protect Individual Rights

The Washington Post

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel comments on changing interpretations of the Second Amendment by gun rights groups.
 

Tuesday, May 31, 2022


Court Orders State Police To Reveal More Details About Misconduct by Troopers

Central Maine

Ruling in a case that the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic helped bring to court, a judge has ordered the Maine State Police to provide the state’s two biggest newspapers with previously concealed parts of police disciplinary records.

Wednesday, May 25, 2022


In the U.S., Backlash to Civil Rights Era Made Guns a Political Third Rail

The New York Times

Scholarship by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is cited in an analysis of the roots of the modern quest for gun control and the gun rights movement. 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022


A Conservative Lawyer’s New Target After Abortion: Affirmative Action

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted about a challenge to affirmative action law in Texas.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022


Abortion Questions for Justice Alito and His Supreme Court Allies — 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.

Tuesday, May 24, 2022


New York’s Red-Flag Law Failed in Buffalo. Here’s How to Fix It. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86  is Deputy Dean and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Frederick Vars ’99 is Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Monday, May 23, 2022


Two Law Professors Hope to Keep Prisons from Reclaiming Pandemic Parolees

WSHU

Clinical Associate Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08 spoke about inmates whose pandemic-related home confinement was revoked due to minor offenses.

Monday, May 23, 2022


SEC Prepares to Crack Down on Misleading ESG Investment Claims

Financial Times

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 discusses rules being prepared by the SEC to define the criteria of an environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investment fund.

Friday, May 20, 2022


America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights

The New York Times

Work by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is mentioned in a story on the history of abortion rights in America.

Friday, May 20, 2022


American Conservatives’ Pilgrimage to Hungary is a Joke — A Commentary by James Q. Whitman ’88

The Los Angeles Times

James Q. Whitman ’88 is Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.

 

Thursday, May 19, 2022


Feds: National Guard Members on State Duty Can Join Unions

Associated Press

Rekha Kennedy ’23 is quoted, and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned, in report about a decision that gives active National Guard members the right to unionize.

Thursday, May 19, 2022


A Crime in Search of a Court: How to Hold Russia Accountable — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Foreign Affairs

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Does the First Amendment Bar Public Schools from Removing Library Books Based on Their Viewpoints?

Reason

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted about efforts by schools to ban books from school libraries and students’ First Amendment rights.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022


How to Reinvigorate NATO and Deter Putin’s Aggression — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Politico

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

Tuesday, May 17, 2022


Calling a Man ‘Bald’ Isn’t Sexual Harassment — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Monday, May 16, 2022


Some U.S. Inmates Released Under COVID Protocols Challenge Orders to Return to Prison

Reuters

Associate Clinical Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in a news report about a lawsuit filed against the Danbury federal prison by three women who claim their home confinement was revoked without due process.

Monday, May 16, 2022


Why Harvard Professors Are Seeing Crimson Over Student Paper — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Saturday, May 14, 2022


The End of Roe v. Wade — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The Wall Street Journal

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


The End of Roe Will Mean More Children Living in Poverty

Vox

A report on the potential economic impact on families if Roe v. Wade is overturned cites an amicus brief authored by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Serena Mayeri ’01, and Melissa Murray ’02.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


With Roe Seemingly Undone, Other Rights Dating Back to Contraceptives Case Could Fall Under Attack

The Boston Globe

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith ’91 discusses what the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for other cases grounded the right to privacy.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


With Roe Seemingly Undone, Other Rights Dating Back to Contraceptives Case Could Fall Under Attack

Boston Globe

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith discusses what the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for other privacy laws.

Friday, May 13, 2022


U.S. Women Seeking Abortions are Warned to Watch What They Google

Radio New Zealand

Nikolas Guggenberger, Executive Director of the Information Society Project spoke about what the potential end to Roe v. Wade might mean for digital privacy.

Friday, May 13, 2022


Yale Medical, Legal Experts “Appalled” by Recent Actions Denying Gender-Affirming Care, Issue New Scientific Report

Connecticut Public Radio

A report on misleading scientific claims that inform laws regarding gender-affirming care co-authored by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor  Anne L. Alstott ’87 is discussed.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022


How a 40-Year Old Supreme Court Ruling May Quash the Book Banning Wave

Freedom Forum

Robert R. Slaughter Professor Justin Driver is quoted about recent efforts by schools to ban books from school libraries and students’ First Amendment rights.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022


A Christian Flag Roiled Boston City Hall. It Shouldn’t Have. — 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.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022


Leaked Abortion Draft Has Supreme Court Education Cases in Political Cross-Hairs

Education Week

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on cases before the Supreme Court that focus on education.

Tuesday, May 10, 2022


Five times Congress overrode the Supreme Court

The Hill

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78 discusses historical instances in which Congress superseded a decision by the Supreme Court. 

Monday, May 9, 2022


The Supreme Court Has Always Been Political — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Monday, May 9, 2022


The Possible Post-Roe Roadmap

Politico

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith ’91 is quoted about the leaked Supreme Court draft decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

 

Monday, May 9, 2022


Reversing Roe in the Digital Age

.coda

Information Society Project Executive Director Nikolas Guggenberger discusses the potential impact of overturning Roe v. Wade on online privacy issues.

Friday, May 6, 2022


How the Supreme Court Became ‘Intoxicated With Its Power’

The New York Times

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 discusses the leaked draft opinion on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

Thursday, May 5, 2022


The Possible Post-Roe Roadmap

Politico

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith and other legal experts weigh in on whether a reversal of Roe v. Wade would affect other decisions that similarly rest on a right to privacy in the Constitution. 

Thursday, May 5, 2022


Danbury Prison Inmates File Lawsuit over Home Confinement Getting Revoked

Danbury News-Times

Clinical Associate Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted about a lawsuit filed against the Danbury federal prison by three women who claim their home confinement was revoked without due process.

Thursday, May 5, 2022


Justice Alito’s Invisible Women — 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.

Thursday, May 5, 2022


Texas Governor Ready to Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver comments on the signifigance of the1982 court decision that required public schools to educate all children, including undocumented immigrants. 

Thursday, May 5, 2022


The Beat with Ari Melber

MSNBC

Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 discussed the Republican party’s response to the leaked Supreme Court draft decision that would overturn Roe v. Wade. (Interview begins at 8:18.)

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