Friday, May 25, 2018


The Supreme Court’s Arbitration Ruling Undercuts The Court System—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

The Huffington Post

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 24, 2018


We Should Teach All Students, in Every Discipline, to Think Like Scientists

Scientific American

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is mentioned in a commentary by Yale President Peter Salovey.

Thursday, May 24, 2018


The Supreme Court’s Next Abortion Chapter—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.

Thursday, May 24, 2018


Will Law Firms Bow to Pressure to End Mandatory Arbitration?

The American Lawyer

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article on the use of mandatory arbitration clauses at law firms.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018


Town Hall: Divided Power: The Re-Emergence of Federalism and the 17th Amendment

National Constitution Center

Professor of Law David Schleicher took part in a forum where he discussed whether the 17th Amendment should be repealed.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018


China’s ZTE has long been on Washington’s radar, for quite a few reasons. Here’s the story.—A Commentary by Graham Webster

Washington Post

Graham Webster is a Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center.

Monday, May 21, 2018


Supreme Court Decision Delivers Blow To Workers' Rights

National Public Radio/ All Things Considered

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a story about the decision by the Supreme Court regarding employee rights arbitration and how it could affect various class actions.

Monday, May 21, 2018


The US Supreme Court just dealt a devastating blow to the #MeToo movement

Quartz

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about the decision by the Supreme Court regarding employee rights arbitration and how it may affect those facing sexual harassment at the workplace.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Rein in NYPD arrest-record abuse: Keep sealed files sealed—A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08

New York Daily News

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale.

Monday, May 14, 2018


Juvenile Offenders in New York Find Parole a Distant Hope

The Village Voice

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is quoted in an article about juvenile offenders in the New York State correctional system.

Monday, May 14, 2018


Lawyer Couldn’t Concede Guilt in Death Penalty Case

Bloomberg

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted, and the Ethics Bureau mentioned, in an article about a Supreme Court ruling that reaffirms a client’s Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

Sunday, May 13, 2018


Greitens' fateful affair began during crossroads of his military life

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ military career.

Sunday, May 13, 2018


Betting on a Better Shot at the American Dream—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, May 10, 2018


How the Supreme Court Grasps Religion—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.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018


SRO Moratorium, Westville Zone Advance

New Haven Independent

Kendyl Clausen ’19 is quoted and the Community and Economic Development Clinic is mentioned in a story about changing the zoning laws in the Westville neighborhood.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Liberal Internationalism, Radical Transformation and the Making of World Orders

European Journal of International Law

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by 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.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Carnegie Fellowship to Support Yale Law Professor's Prison Studies

Connecticut Law Tribune

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and her Carnegie Fellowship are discussed in an article.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Italy sued over migrant 'push back' deal with Libya after 20 migrants drown in Mediterranean

Independent (UK)

The work of the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic in connection with the 2017 death of at least 20 migrants in the Mediterranean is mentioned in an article.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Can a Judge Solve the Opioid Crisis?—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. 

Monday, May 7, 2018


Cakes and the Conscience Wars—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Oxford Human Rights Hub

Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law and Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 7, 2018


A Bill to Curtail the Forever War, or Extend It?

Atlantic Online

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about a bill designed to place limits on the Trump administration's ongoing military operations.

Sunday, May 6, 2018


Would lowering voting age justify being tougher on under 18s?

Irish Times

An article about Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology Gideon Yaffe’s new book, “The Age of Culpability: Children and the Nature of Criminal Responsibility.”

Saturday, May 5, 2018


The Lawfare Podcast: Mira Rapp-Hooper and Steph Haggard Preview the North Korea Summit

Lawfare Blog

Mira Rapp-Hooper, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center and senior research scholar, was a guest where she discussed the upcoming Trump-Kim summit.

Thursday, May 3, 2018


Italy's deal with Libya to 'pull back' migrants faces legal challenge

The Guardian

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic is mentioned in an article about its work on a lawsuit that challenges Italy’s efforts to stop Libyan refugees from reaching its shores.

Thursday, May 3, 2018


“The Right to Have Rights” and the Plight of the Stateless

The New Yorker

An essay by Professor of Law Samuel Moyn is cited in an article about the rights of refugees.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Yale Law Students Take Sessions to Court Over Flouted Guidance

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken, Christine Kwon ’17, and Alisa Tiwari ’20 are quoted in an article about a federal lawsuit initiated by the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project that challenges Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to repeal a variety of  Department of Justice civil rights documents.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Can President Trump be forced to testify before a grand jury?

Boston Globe

Professor of Law Steven Duke ’61 LLM is quoted in an article about whether President Trump can be forced to testify before a grand jury.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


The Option To Request Female Drivers Isn’t The Solution To Uber’s Sexual Assault Issues

Refinery29

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schutz is quoted in an article about the legality of Uber allowing users to request female drivers.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Officer Accused of Negligence in Fitzgerald Collision Will Face Special Court-Martial Next Week as Part of Likely Plea Deal

USNI News

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a story about a court-martial for an officer accused of negligence in the fatal collision of the USS Fitzgerald in 2017.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Wary of Being Left Out, Japan Will Host Chinese and South Korean Leaders

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 on a meeting between leaders of Japan, China, and South Korea.

Monday, April 30, 2018


How American Racism Influenced Hitler: Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.

The New Yorker

“Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is cited in an article about the precursors to Nazism.

Monday, April 30, 2018


Overturning a Death Row Conviction

Law.com

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article on a recent Supreme Court victory involving the overturning of a death row case.

Monday, April 30, 2018


The census is a threat to communities of color

The Washington Post

The Rule of Law Clinic is mentioned in a commentary about efforts to ensure the integrity of the upcoming census.

Monday, April 30, 2018


The Internationalists: How A Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World. By Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro.

American Journal of International Law

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by 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.

Monday, April 30, 2018


Brief Lives

A review of Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss’s latest book, “Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition.”

Thursday, April 26, 2018


The Supreme Court and the New Civil War—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.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Facebook Released Its Content Moderation Rules. Now What?—A Commentary by Kate Klonick

NYTimes.com

Kate Klonick is a Ph.D. in Law candidate and a Resident Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale.

Thursday, April 26, 2018


James Forman Jr. - "Locking Up Our Own" and the Path to Criminal Justice Reform - Extended Interview

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was a guest where he discussed his book “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Think Manhattan DA Cy Vance Goes Easy on the Rich? Look at How He Prosecutes the Poor.

New York Magazine

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is quoted in an article about Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance Jr..

Thursday, April 26, 2018


Review of Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro, The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World

Criminal Law, Philosophy

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by 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.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


Clock ticking on a bipartisan scramble to curb drug costs

The CT Mirror

A report by the Global Health Justice Partnership is cited in an article on controlling prescription drug costs.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018


How broken windows policing changed the legal landscape in 'Misdemeanorland' (podcast)

ABA Journal

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her book Misdemeanorland.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


When Presidents Go to War

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is cited in an editorial about going to war without Congressional approval.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


How to Make Facebook and Google Behave

Bloomberg View

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin’s idea of information fiduciaries is discussed in an editorial.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


GE pressured to fire auditor after 109 years

CNN Money

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the SEC accounting investigation into GE.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018


The housing crisis isn’t just about affordability—it’s about economic mobility, too

Curbed

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about economic mobility.

Monday, April 23, 2018


How the Human Rights Movement Failed—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Times

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

Sunday, April 22, 2018


DNC's Hacking Suit Is a Missed Opportunity—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, April 20, 2018


Yale Law Professor Wins Pulitzer For Book On Mass Incarceration

WNPR

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed on the occasion of his Pulitzer Prize award.

Friday, April 20, 2018


The Legality of the Syria Strikes

War on the Rocks

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is interviewed on a podcast about the strikes on the Assad regime in Syria.

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