Tuesday, February 26, 2019


‘Black Panther’ Lost at the Oscars But Won in Chemistry Class—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.

Monday, February 25, 2019


2020 Census Preparations Were Slowed By The Partial Government Shutdown

The YLS Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in an NPR story about how preparations for the 2020 Census were slowed by the government shutdown. ROLC is representing the NAACP and other plaintiffs concerned about the Census Bureau’s 2020 Census preparations.

Monday, February 25, 2019


Former senior national security officials to issue declaration on national emergency

The Washington Post

The Washington Post reports on a bipartisan group of 58 former national security officials that issued a declaration today challenging the President’s proclamation of a national emergency at the southern border. The Rule of Law Clinic at YLS was involved in organizing the declaration.

Monday, February 25, 2019


Restrictions On Deployed U.S. Troop Data Could Put 2020 Census ‘At Risk’

NPR

NPR quotes Jeff Zalesin ’19 of the YLS Rule of Law Clinic about the accuracy of the 2020 Census. ROLC is representing the NAACP and other plaintiffs concerned about the Census Bureau’s preparations for the 2020 Census.

Monday, February 25, 2019


The military’s male-only draft registration requirement is unconstitutional, a judge ruled. What comes next is unknown.

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in the Washington Post about a judge’s ruling that the military’s male-only draft registration is unconstitutional.

Friday, February 22, 2019


A New Deal at Once Possible and Problematic

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86  is quoted in the New York Times about the feasibility of the Green New Deal.

Thursday, February 21, 2019


Report: Doctors over-prescribed potent fentanyl painkillers to patients

USA Today

The Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency is mentioned in an article in USA Today about a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association about opioid oversight.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019


Keeping Huawei Hardware Out of the U.S. Is Not Enough to Secure 5G—A Commentary by Tom Wheeler and Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Tom Wheeler is a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution. From 2013 to 2017, he was the 31st chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Trump vs. International Law—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Yale Global

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


Oklahoma could provide first test of who will pay for the opioid crisis — and how much

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted by the Washington Post about an upcoming trial in Oklahoma at which a jury could decide whether drug companies bear responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


The Constitutional Critiques of Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Plan Are Absurd—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate

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

Tuesday, February 19, 2019


When Police Use Too Much Force—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

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

Monday, February 18, 2019


Trump Declared a Border Emergency. Here’s How It Could Be Undone in Court.

The New York Times

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted about various legal challenges to the national emergency declared by President Trump.

Saturday, February 16, 2019


Alex Jones defamation cases reach deep into free speech debate

Danbury News Times

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted about the defamation case filed by Sandy Hook families against media personality Alex Jones.

Friday, February 15, 2019


What’s Worse Than Fake News? Welcome to today’s Hypothetical News—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, February 15, 2019


Explaining the controversy over border wall funds and the Constitution

Constitution Daily

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted and Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 is cited in an article about border wall funds and the Constitution.

Friday, February 15, 2019


Trump declares “national emergency” to fund border wall with Mexico

France224

France24 interviewed Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 about President Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to fund the border wall. The interview was part of a larger feature on the issue.

Thursday, February 14, 2019


The Real Problem With Trump’s National Emergency Plan—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

The New York Times

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

Thursday, February 14, 2019


When Judges Defy the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019


MFIA Clinic challenges Coast Guard on First Amendment rights

Yale Daily News

The Yale Daily News reports on the Yale Law School Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) and its complaint filed against the Department of Homeland Security and the Coast Guard to gather information on Coast Guard arrests and detainments on international waters.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019


Green New Deal is good economics—A Commentary by Zachary Liscow ’15 and Quentin Karpilow ’18

The Hill

Zachary Liscow ’15 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Quentin Karpilow is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2018.

Monday, February 11, 2019


Skullduggery TV: “Zucked”

Yahoo News / Skullduggery TV

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh appeared on Yahoo News’ Skullduggery TV podcast, where he spoke about the Rule of Law Clinic’s guide to the 25th Amendment.

Monday, February 11, 2019


What happened to prisoners at Bagram, ‘Afghanistan’s Guantanamo’?

Al Jazeera

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School’s work on behalf of Said Jumalyddin is discussed in Al Jazeera.
 

Monday, February 11, 2019


One of the Most Outrageous Supreme Court Decisions in Decades—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.

Monday, February 11, 2019


She Spoke Up About Sexual Harassment At Ernst & Young And Got Caught In A Web Of Retaliation

The Huffington Post

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in the Huffington Post about sexual harassment in the workplace.

Saturday, February 9, 2019


Blackmail Isn’t Always a 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.

Friday, February 8, 2019


In Apple vs. Facebook, Let Users Decide—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

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

Wednesday, February 6, 2019


The Lawfare Podcast: Progressive Critiques of Liberal Internationalism

Lawfare

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discussed liberal internationalism on the Lawfare podcast with Jack Goldsmith ’89.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Hepatitis C Fight Hinges on Prisons

US News and World Report

Gregg Gonsalves, associate professor and codirector of the Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) is quoted in US News & World Report about the rights of prisoners to receive treatment for Hepatitis C.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


Trump is expected to call for an end to HIV in the US by 2030. That’s totally realistic.

Vox

Gregg Gonsalves, associate professor and codirector of the Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) is quoted about expanding Medicaid.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019


NAACP Reaches FOIA Deal In 2020 Census Spat

Law360

Law360 reports that the NAACP closed a deal with the U.S. Department of Commerce to secure the release of documents related to the preparations for the 2020 census. The plaintiffs are represented by William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and students from the Rule of Law Clinic.

Thursday, January 31, 2019


Family Ties at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

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

Thursday, January 31, 2019


Chicago aldermen might be even more powerful than you think

Crain’s Chicago Business

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about how aldermanic power in Chicago compares to other big cities.

Thursday, January 31, 2019


Apple vs. Facebook: It’s Not All About Privacy—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, January 30, 2019


Is Huawei a Pawn in the Trade War?—A Commentary by Robert D. Williams

Foreign Affairs

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

Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou appears in Vancouver court for bail adjustment hearing

CBC News

Robert Williams, Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center, is interviewed about the charges against the chief financial officer of telecommunications giant Huawei.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Analysis: US government indictments open new front in battle against Huawei

S&P Global

Robert Williams, Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted about the charges against Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019


Loitering Laws Hit Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Residents

WNPR / Where We Live

Allison Frankel ’17 discussed loitering ordinances and their effect on the homeless on WNPR’s Where We Live. Frankel coauthored a report for the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, titled “‘Forced into Breaking the Law: The Criminalization of Homelessness in Connecticut.’”

Tuesday, January 29, 2019


US charges against Huawei are not directly tied to trade negotiations with Beijing, expert says

CNBC / Squawk Box

Robert Williams, Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center, is interviewed about U.S. criminal charges against Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei, currently incarcerated in Canada.

Sunday, January 27, 2019


David Udell Dishes On Growing Access To Justice Research

Law360

Scholarship by Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is mentioned in a Law360 interview with David Udell, executive director of the National Center for Access to Justice.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019


Will a New Play Restart a Fire?

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted in the New York Times about a stage play based on Ricci v. DeStefano.

Monday, January 21, 2019


MLK breakfast speaker focuses on police relations

The State Journal-Register

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares gave the keynote address at the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Springfield, IL.

Saturday, January 19, 2019


Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company

The Associated Press

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 is quoted by the Associated Press about a multidistrict litigation case before an Ohio judge aimed at addressing the opioid crisis.

Friday, January 18, 2019


YLS Clinic Seeks Files for Pentagon Papers Case

Yale Daily News

A recent case from the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic was covered in the Yale Daily News. 

Friday, January 18, 2019


Lawyers Caught Overbilling? The Billable Hour Shares the Blame

The American Lawyer

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in the American Lawyer about the problem of overbilling at law firms that employ billable hour quotas.

Thursday, January 17, 2019


The Kind of Judge We Need—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Trump’s America rethinks engagement with China

Financial Times

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan Thornton is quoted in the Financial Times about U.S.-China relations.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019


What do Trump’s border threats tell us about the limits of emergency powers

NBC / THINK

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by NBC News about President Trump’s threat to declare a national emergency.

Friday, January 11, 2019


VERIFY: Yes, Congress can end the government shutdown without President Trump

WUSA

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was a panel guest on WUSA where she discussed whether Congress can end the government shutdown without President Trump’s support.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019


Trump’s Farcical National Emergency Plan Should Fail—but It Might Not—A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

Slate

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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