Thursday, September 7, 2017


Yes, Ethics Still Matter in an Emergency—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.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Don’t Let Trump Hide Behind the Constitution in Ending DACA—A Commentary by Adam Cox and Cristina Rodríguez ’00

Just Security

Adam Cox is the Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU and Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

The New York Times

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Andrew Pincus are quoted in an article about the various legal challenges to President Trump’s rollback of DACA.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Yale Immigration Lawyer Doubts Congress Will Act On DACA

WNPR

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed about whether Congress will act on DACA before the program ends in March of 2018.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Groups in NY seek legal challenge of Trump DACA rollback

Associated Press

Students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are leading a legal challenge to President Trump’s proposed phase-out of DACA. Similar articles appeared in numerous other outlets.

Monday, September 4, 2017


How the American Jim Crow System Inspired Hate and the Alt-Right

Atlanta Black Star

Hitler’s American Model, the latest book by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88, is cited at length in a feature.

Sunday, September 3, 2017


Trump's push to quit South Korea trade pact would mark latest swerve in region on edge

The Guardian (London)

Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior research scholar and a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about the potential for President Trump to withdraw the U.S. from its free-trade agreement with South Korea.

Saturday, September 2, 2017


Outlawing War? It Actually Worked—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

The New York Times

Oona A. Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Scott Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Court Bans Ex-Cadet’s Lawsuit Against West Point Superiors

The New York Times

Shikha Garg ’19 is quoted in an article about the outcome of a case of a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Heather Gerken, Dean, Yale Law School: The case for progressive federalism

Politico

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken was named one of the top 50 idea makers for scholarship on progressive federalism.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Eclipsing Dreams of Better Lives—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Challenge That Blocked First Trump Travel Ban Is Settled

The New York Times

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in an article about the settlement of the travel ban case that WIRAC worked on.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


States’ Rights

Truth Politics and Power with Neal Conan

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken was a guest and discussed states’ rights.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Amicus Brief in Whitford—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Election Law Blog

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

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Hungry Harvey Victims Have Committed No Crime—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, August 29, 2017


Deliberate Indifference

Undisclosed

Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves participated in a podcast about Hepatitis C treatment availability in prisons.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


Scenes from a Disjunctive Presidency—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Balkinization

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


Pentagon expands policy to upgrade vets’ bad paper discharges

Stars and Stripes

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about a Department of Defense directive that instructs the Army Review Boards Agency to give increased consideration to veterans looking to upgrade their less-than-honorable discharges.

Monday, August 28, 2017


Two Lawsuits Challenge Trump Transgender Military Service Ban

US News & World Report

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about two new lawsuits on Monday that challenge President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


A New Romance: Trump Has Made Progressives Fall in Love With Federalism

New York Magazine

 Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about progressive federalism.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


America’s Divided Political Imaginary—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

global-e (USC Santa Barbara)

Paul W. Kahn '80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities at Yale Law School. 

Thursday, August 24, 2017


Wanted: Illegal Fish Dumpers

Scientific American

Clinical Lecturer Josh Galperin is quoted in an article about efforts by the Nevada Department of Wildlife to curb the release of invasive fish species in the state’s lakes.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Yes, Trump Could Be Impeached for Pro-Nazi Talk

The Daily Beast

Sterling Professors of Law Akhil Amar ’84 and Bruce Ackerman ’67 are quoted in an article about whether President Trump committed an impeachable offense by espousing un-American beliefs.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical

WIRED

Director of the Information Society Project Rebecca Crootof ’11 is quoted in a WIRED article about autonomous weapons.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Bergdahl chooses military judge over jury in desertion trial

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in a Stars and Stripes report on developments in the case of Bowe Bergdahl.

Monday, August 21, 2017


It's Hard to Ignore Trump, But We Have to Try—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, August 21, 2017


Taking China Seriously on a North Korea Deal—A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 21, 2017


Here are 5 takeaways from Trump’s startling nuclear threats against North Korea—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

The Washington Post

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Friday, August 18, 2017


Public Searching For Courage; Some well-explained resignations, or at least rebukes, are long overdue.—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The Huffington Post

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 17, 2017


What We’re in Danger of Losing—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 17, 2017


Too Much Power Lies in Tech Companies' Hands—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, August 17, 2017


Are Nazis as American as apple pie?—A Commentary by James Whitman ’88

The Globe and Mail

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

Thursday, August 17, 2017


After Charlottesville, Baltimore and other cities mull over what to do with removed Confederate statues

FoxNews US

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Witt ’99 and Ilya Somin ’01 are quoted in an article on the removal and preservation of statues honoring confederate soldiers.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz and Joe Onek ’67

Lawfare

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and Joe Onek ’67 is a Principal in The Raben Group and a national security advisor to TCP.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


How the Nazis Were Inspired by Jim Crow

History Channel

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is quoted in a story about how Nazis in Germany were inspired by America’s Jim Crow laws.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


How long will John Kelly last as chief of staff?

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 contributed to an opinion piece about the future of General Kelly’s presence in the Trump administration.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Shielded

Buzzfeed

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about the difficulties of firing tenured professors.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


National revulsion over the Charlottesville march shows why we shouldn’t ban hate speech—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77

Vox

Robert C. Post ’77 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


While Trump was distracted, North Korea calmed down. That’s not a coincidence.

Gears of Biz

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about North Korea.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017


Congress Should Immediately Go Into Special Session And Stop Trump’s Brinksmanship—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Huffington Post

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

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Historians Question Trump’s Comments on Confederate Monuments

New York Times

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Witt ’99 is quoted in an article about the removal of statues honoring confederate generals.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Massachusetts regulator probes brokerages over trading 'kickbacks'

Reuters

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is mentioned in a report that Massachusetts' top securities regulator is examining whether brokerages route orders to stock exchanges that provide kickbacks.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017


Is it ever OK to ask children to translate for their parents in emergency situations?

Marketplace

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in an article about whether children should be used as interpreters in emergency situations.

Monday, August 14, 2017


'Tough-On-Crime' Policies Came From Conservative Demagogues, Also Black Leaders, Says Expert

International Business Times

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

Monday, August 14, 2017


Racism Comes Full Circle: America as the Harbinger of the Nazis’ Race Laws

Haaretz

A feature on “Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” the latest book by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


A Problem Worse Than Tyranny—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and David Priestland

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University and David Priestland is a Professor of Modern History at Oxford University.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


A Legacy of Environmental Racism

The Intercept

Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman-Lado is quoted in an article about an unresolved civil rights complaint against Exxon Mobil in Beaumont, Texas.

Sunday, August 13, 2017


Unequal justice under the law

CBS

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in a story about advocacy work done by the Southern Center for Human Rights.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


MBTA agrees to make arrests public

The Boston Globe

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz is quoted, and the MFIA clinic mentioned, in an article about access to information regarding those taken into custody by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority.

Saturday, August 12, 2017


Trump Promises 'Fire and Fury.' What Would Hillary Do?

Bloomberg View

Martin R. Flug Visiting Lecturer in Law Jake Sullivan ’03 was interviewed about President Trump’s threats regarding North Korea.

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