Friday, April 6, 2018


Former Attorney General Eric Holder talks gerrymandering, Trump lawsuit at Holder Initiative event

The Columbia Spectator

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in a report on a panel that discussed gerrymandering and the upcoming census.

Friday, April 6, 2018


Spies Tracking Our Phones? Don't Be So Shocked—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Bills move state backward on crime—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92

The Baltimore Sun

James Forman Jr. is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


You’ve probably signed away your sexual harassment civil rights at work

Quartz at Work

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz was interviewed about how mandatory arbitration agreements hamstring employees’ ability to take harassment complaints to court.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Trump sends troops to border with Mexico? Not so fast

USA Today

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about President Trump’s plan to send National Guard to help patrol the Mexican border.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Perception and Misperception on the Korean Peninsula—A Commentary by Robert Jervis and Mira Rapp-Hooper

Foreign Affairs

Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University and Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 5, 2018


Debate: Can Law Prevent War?

Cornell University

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 debated the role of law in preventing war with Cornell University professors Isabel Hull (History) and Jens Ohlin (Law).

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Fossil Fuels on Trial: Where the Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

Inside Climate News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about legal challenges facing the fossil fuel industry around climate change.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


After Stephon Clark Shooting, Questions Remain About Police Use Of Force

National Pubic Radio/ All Things Considered

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed about police shootings. 

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Common Cause & Voting Rights Institute File SCOTUS Brief in Challenge to Texas Racial Gerrymander

Common Dreams

Common Cause announced that it and Voting Rights Institute have filed an amici brief in support of a challenge to racial gerrymandering in Texas now before the Supreme Court. The groups are supported by the YLS Supreme Court Clinic.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018


Yale's civil litigation clinic aims to train law students and make a difference

ABA Journal

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken, Jeremy Pilaar ’18, and Emma Sokoloff-Rubin ’18 are quoted in an article on the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Connecticut Army Veteran Gets Discharge Upgrade

The Hartford Courant

Helen White ’18 is quoted in an article about an Army veteran represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic who has won an eight-year legal battle to have his discharge status upgraded to “honorable.”

Tuesday, April 3, 2018


Westville “New Urbanist” Vision Advances

New Haven Independent

Kendyl Clausen ’19 is quoted and the Community & Economic Development clinic mentioned in an article on a zoning change to the Westville district of New Haven

Monday, April 2, 2018


2018’s States with the Best & Worst Taxpayer ROI

WalletHub

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed about which states get the best value for their tax money.

Monday, April 2, 2018


ICE Deported 1,100 New Haveners

New Haven Independent

Professor Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about undocumented immigrants deported from New Haven County.

Monday, April 2, 2018


How Judges Know What They Know—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

New York Times

Linda Greenhouse '78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Saturday, March 31, 2018


Don’t’ Call it An Abortion Case

Slate/ Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

Clinical Lecturer in Law, Associate Research Scholar in Law, and Senior Fellow at the Program for the Study of Reproductive Justice Priscilla Smith ’91 was a guest on the podcast, where she discussed NIFLA v. Becerra, now before the Supreme Court.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018


Pr. George's NAACP to sue over census

The Washington Post

Yale Law School Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in an article about a legal challenge to the federal government regarding reporting methods of the upcoming census.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Should Opioid Addicts Be Forced to Undergo Medical Treatment?

The Crime Report

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith, Nina Cohen ’18, and ISP resident fellow Claudia Haupt are mentioned in an article on the release of a study they co-authored about forcing opioid addicts to receive medical treatment.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Litigation Plays an Important Role in Addressing the Opioid Crisis, Gluck Says In Coif Speech

Georgia State University

Georgia State University reports on a talk given by Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 on the opioid crisis.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


How the EPA Abandoned This Polluted Town

Mother Jones

Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado and Claudia Wack ’18 of the Environmental Justice Clinic are quoted in an article about the EPA’s dismissal of a complaint by an Alabama community regarding a nearby landfill.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Veterans With ‘Bad Paper’ Discharges Now Eligible For Mental Health Services

The Hartford Courant

Meghan Brooks ’19 and Jonathan Cohen ’19 of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic are quoted in an article on a ruling that will allow veterans with less than honorable discharges to receive mental health services.

Tuesday, March 27, 2018


Why Houston and other cities want nothing to do with the massive national opioid lawsuit

STAT

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about multidistrict opioid litigation in Ohio.

Monday, March 26, 2018


Federal courts ask: What is the meaning of 'sex'?

Christian Science Monitor

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article about shifting definitions of sex and gender.

Saturday, March 24, 2018


New York Forgets Its Juvenile Lifers

The New York Times

Scholarship by Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is cited in an editorial about juvenile offenders in the New York prison system.

Friday, March 23, 2018


GE's $24 billion buyback boondoggle

CNN Money

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about General Electric’s recent stock buybacks.

Thursday, March 22, 2018


Controlling the Web Is the Dream (and the Nightmare)—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, March 22, 2018


Reviving Democratic Citizenship—Fellow’s seminar by Bruce Ackerman

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study

A report on a seminar given by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Cleveland federal judge's ambitious goal to settle hundreds of lawsuits against opioid companies this year might prove difficult

Cleveland.com

Professor of Law Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about an Ohio judge’s efforts to settle lawsuits against opioid producers. 

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Exclusive: Democrats plan crackdown on booming stock buybacks

CNNMoney.com

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about a bill introduced by Democrats that would prohibit companies from repurchasing shares on the open market.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


New Jersey could fund gun violence research at Rutgers—once it clears the academic freedom hurdles

Philly.com

Sterling Professor of Law Robert C. Post ’77 is quoted in an article about proposed legislation that would give Rutgers University $400,000 for a firearms violence study.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018


Trump’s pick to lead CDC both celebrated and censured

Science

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in an article about the next director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018


To Move Paris Accord Forward, Bring Cities and Companies On Board—A Commentary by Daniel C. Esty ’86 and Peter Boyd

Yale Environment 360

Daniel C. Esty ’86 is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy at Yale Law School; Peter Boyd is an executive fellow at the Yale Center for Business and the Environment.

Monday, March 19, 2018


Hype for the Best

The New Republic

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn has a review of Steven Pinker’s new book Enlightenment Now.

Friday, March 16, 2018


Human Rights Are Not Enough: We must also embrace the fight against economic inequality.—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Nation

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Thursday, March 15, 2018


Justice Scalia’s Fading Legacy—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse '78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Trump Opened 'Pandora's Box' With Tariffs

Foreign Policy

Robert Williams, executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center is quoted in an article about tariffs imposed by President Trump on foreign steel and aluminum.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018


Encouraging Technological Innovation in Environmental and Energy Law

Jotwell

An article in the Washington University Law Journal by Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 and Quentin Karpilow ’18 is reviewed.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018


Mike Pompeo takes over State Department from Rex Tillerson: Who is he?

The Independent

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Monday, March 12, 2018


A new way to reduce gun suicides, and maybe mass shootings too—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Fredrick Vars ’99

Los Angeles Times

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School and Fredrick Vars ’99 is a law professor at the University of Alabama.

Monday, March 12, 2018


A 'Bucket List' in Opioid MDL

Law.com/ Critical Mass

Professor of Law Abbe Gluck '00 is quoted in a brief about developments in a multidistrict litigation suit around the opioid crisis.

Sunday, March 11, 2018


James Forman Jr., tackling criminal justice from multiple angles

Connecticut Mirror

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. '92 is interviewed.

Sunday, March 11, 2018


Xi Jinping is changing the constitution, but what's his endgame?

South China Morning Post

Associate Professor of Law Taisu Zhang '08 is quoted in an article about recent amendments to the constitution in China.

Saturday, March 10, 2018


Trump’s Unpredictability on Trade and North Korea Opens a Door for China

The New York Times

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about the potential effect of tariffs on China’s role in Asia.

Friday, March 9, 2018


Let the feds’ cap on tax deductions stand—A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

The New York Times

Yair Listokin ’05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, March 9, 2018


How China Is Challenging American Dominance in Asia

The New York Times

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and a senior research scholar, is quoted in an article about how China is challenging U.S. power across Asia.

Friday, March 9, 2018


Yale, Cornell Law Libraries Help Launch Global Rule of Law Initiative

Law.com

Law Librarian and Professor of Law Teresa Miguel-Stearns is quoted in an article about a group of academic partners, including the Law Library, that will provide free legal information and legal content to academics, researchers and policymakers in developing countries in a bid to strengthen the rule of law around the globe.

Friday, March 9, 2018


Veterans Affairs Under Fire for Stonewalling Records Demand

Courthouse News Service

A report on a complaint filed against the VA by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic requesting records related to the handling of sexual assault cases involving male victims.

Thursday, March 8, 2018


The President Has Too Much Power to Make War-A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman '67

SCRIBD

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

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