Monday, January 4, 2021


Finally, a chance for environmental justice — A Commentary by Gerald Torres and Kathleen Rogers

Canton Daily Ledger

Gerald Torres is Professor of Environmental Justice at the Yale School of the Environment, with a secondary appointment as Professor of Law at the Law School. Kathleen Rogers is President of Earthday.org.

Sunday, January 3, 2021


Homicides and shootings are on the rise nationwide. Boston is no different.

Boston Globe

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares is quoted in a Boston Globe article about a rise in violent crime in Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thursday, December 31, 2020


VA Must Re-Examine Policy on Vets Exposed to Radiation, Court Says

The Wall Street Journal

Molly Petchenik ’21 is quoted and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic mentioned in a Wall Street Journal article about developments in a class action suit about disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation.

Thursday, December 31, 2020


My Joe Biden Story — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020


Forgotten court case shows how a California schoolteacher was persecuted for being gay

The New York Times

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge ’78 is quoted about past legal prosecution of gay Californians.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020


America’s post-Trump reckoning — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Japan Times

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

Monday, December 28, 2020


A Cheerleader’s Vulgar Message Prompts a First Amendment Showdown

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in the New York Times about free speech and social media.

Saturday, December 26, 2020


Connecticut can take a stand for equality — A Commentary by Professor Douglas NeJaime and Patience Crozier

The Connecticut Post

Douglas NeJaime is Anne Urowsky Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Patience Crozier is Senior Staff Attorney GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders.

Thursday, December 24, 2020


As Biden zeroes in on attorney general pick, some worry one contender is too moderate on criminal justice issues

The Washington Post

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in the Washington Post about potential choices for the next attorney general.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020


American Law, Infectious Disease and the COVID-19 Response

New York Law Journal

American Contagions, by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt, is reviewed in the New York Law Journal.

Friday, December 18, 2020


With a Single Climate Initiative, Biden Could Generate $4 Trillion for Green Investment — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate

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

Friday, December 18, 2020


Rent Q: Did She Vacuum The Hallways?

New Haven Independent

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger, Jr. ’75 is quoted and Adam Kinkley ’21 mentioned in a New Haven Independent report about a landlord-tenant dispute in which the tenant is represented by the Housing Clinic at YLS.

Thursday, December 17, 2020


Thank the Supreme Court, for Now — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 17, 2020


Trump’s Border Wall Slices Through Religious Freedom — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, December 17, 2020


Climate change turns up the heat on ad industry

Reuters

Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law Doug Kysar is quoted in a Reuters story about advertising, climate change, and the energy sector.

Wednesday, December 16, 2020


Scorched-Earth Policy Makes for an Unnecessarily Messy Presidential Transition — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Connecticut Law Tribune

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020


What Black People Really Think About the Police

The New Republic

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares is quoted in the New Republic about attitudes toward policing within the Black community.

Monday, December 14, 2020


Eight Years Later, Newtown Activists Still Pushing For Local Gun Control Laws

WNPR

William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 is quoted by WNPR about Connecticut communities and local gun control laws.

Sunday, December 13, 2020


Joe Biden Won the Most Votes. It Doesn’t Matter.

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in a New York Times commentary titled “Why Getting the Most Votes Matters.”

Saturday, December 12, 2020


Billions of Dollars at Stake in Fannie-Freddie Suit

Bloomberg Law podcast

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 was a guest on a Bloomberg podcast where he discussed whether the Supreme Court will allow lawsuits to proceed by shareholders of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

Saturday, December 12, 2020


Even Covid-19 Can't Stop the Christmas Wars — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, December 11, 2020


Federal Judge Poised to Release Inmates At Danbury Prison

CT News Junkie

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in CT News Junkie about the release of more than a dozen medically vulnerable inmates at the Danbury federal prison due to COVID-19.

Friday, December 11, 2020


The Essential Features of Modern Contract Law

Law.com

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer’s new book Contracts: The Five Essential Concepts is reviewed in Law.com.

Friday, December 11, 2020


Reforming the World Health Organization

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Alasdair Phillips-Robins is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022.

Thursday, December 10, 2020


Patent fight pits rich against poor in vaccine race

Politico

Professor of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Amy Kapcynski ’03 is quoted in Politico about global access to COVID-19 vaccines.

Wednesday, December 9, 2020


Another Victory For DACA Advocates In Court

WNPR

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 and Medha Swaminathan ’22 were interviewed on WNPR about the latest legal victory to protect DACA recipients. Plaintiffs are represented in part by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020


WHO’s Pandemic Response and the International Health Regulations

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Alasdair Phillips-Robins is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020


NDAA envisions new military policies on sexual assaults

Roll Call

Senior Research Scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Roll Call story about the 2021 NDAA Bill that contains new protections for sexual assault victims in the military.

Monday, December 7, 2020


The Coming Wave of Evictions Will Significantly Worsen America’s COVID-19 Crisis — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Appeal

Emily Benfer is a visiting professor of law at Wake Forest Law, founding director, Wake Forest Law Health Justice Clinic, and chair of the American Bar Association COVID-19 Task Force Committee on Evictions. Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. Danya Keene is associate professor of public health at Yale School of Public Health.

Monday, December 7, 2020


Does ‘snob zoning’ lead to segregated suburbs in CT?

CT Mirror

Karen Anderson ’21 is quoted in a CT Mirror feature report about multifamily housing restrictions in Woodbridge, Conn. The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned.

Sunday, December 6, 2020


The GOP’s Burghers of Calais — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Bulwark

Eugene Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, December 5, 2020


Covid-19 Liability Shield Is a Bad Idea — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

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

Friday, December 4, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Vaccine Theft, Disinformation, the Law Governing Cyber Operations

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Alasdair Phillips-Robins is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2022.

Friday, December 4, 2020


Fewer troops won’t end wars. Most U.S. combat involves airstrikes. — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

The Washington Post

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

Friday, December 4, 2020


Covid-19 Lawsuits Are Running Into Skeptical Judges — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, December 3, 2020


Justice Amy Coney Barrett’s Choice — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 3, 2020


Why that Supreme Court religious rights decision was about Georgia — A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

The Hill

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

Wednesday, December 2, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law: International Humanitarian Law: States’ Obligations to Refugees and Migrants in Detention

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020


Amicus Briefs from Two Yale Law Profs Get Nods

Law.com

Amicus briefs by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 were noted, and the Center for Global Legal Challenges mentioned, in a Law.com report on a case before the Supreme Court. 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020


City, ‘Burb Clash On Open-Housing Quest

New Haven Independent

Karen Anderson ’21, Xuanling Xu ’22, and Patrick Holland ’22 are quoted in a New Haven Independent report about a special meeting about multifamily housing restrictions in Woodbridge.

Tuesday, December 1, 2020


Biden says 'America is back'. But will his team of insiders repeat their old mistakes? — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Guardian

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

Monday, November 30, 2020


Minorities on Pandemic Frontlines Take Race Bias Claims to Court

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about the impact of COVID-19 on minority workers.

Monday, November 30, 2020


CT hasn’t commuted a single prisoner’s sentence since before the pandemic. Advocates say it’s time to change.

CT Mirror

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in a CT Mirror article about efforts to commute Connecticut prisoners’ sentences due to the COVID-19 crisis and shorten the length of time they spend behind bars.

Monday, November 30, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law: Refugee Law – The Principle of Non-Refoulement

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Monday, November 30, 2020


Law professor awarded prize for lifetime achievement in jurisprudence

Yale Daily News

The Yale Daily News reports on Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss being awarded the 2020 Henry M. Phillips Prize.

Friday, November 27, 2020


‘Exit, pursued by a bear’ — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

Eugene Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, November 24, 2020


This Road Rage Lawsuit Has Implications for Police Shootings — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Human Rights Law – Civil and Political Rights

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Friday, November 20, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Human Rights Law – Right to Health

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Why Trump Lost — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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