Tuesday, April 2, 2019


Trump’s Own Trade Deal Would Make His Proposed Border Closure Unlawful — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is a Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science.

Monday, April 1, 2019


Congress Should Give Felons the Right to Vote in Federal Elections — A Commentary by Gideon Yaffe

The Hill

Gideon Yaffe is the Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld Professor of Jurisprudence.

Monday, April 1, 2019


Abortion Cases: A Conservative Judicial Agenda? — 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.

Sunday, March 31, 2019


Will DC’s Attorney General Finally Be the One Who Gets His Hands on Trump’s Tax Returns?

Washingtonian

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in an article about D.C. attorney general Karl Racine.

Sunday, March 31, 2019


U.S.-China Dialogue Podcast

Georgetown University

Paul Tsai China Center Senior Fellow Susan Thornton was a guest on a Georgetown University podcast discussing U.S.-China relations.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


Our jury system is racially biased. But it doesn’t have to be that way. — A Commentary by Stephen B. Bright

The Washington Post

Stephen B. Bright is the Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


European Court Rules Against 9/11 Victims Seeking $1.6 Billion From Iran

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about whether governments should be immune from lawsuits when they are accused of responsibility for terrorist attacks.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


Purdue Pharma Reaches Opioid Settlement with Oklahoma

BYU Radio

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed about the Purdue Pharma settlement with the state of Oklahoma.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


What Does the Punishment of a Prominent Scholar Mean for Intellectual Freedom in China?

ChinaFile

Associate Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 contributes to a conversation about intellectual freedom in China.

Thursday, March 28, 2019


The Flood of Court Cases That Threaten Abortion — 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 27, 2019


Purdue Pharma and Sacklers Reach $270 Million Settlement in Opioid Lawsuit

The New York Times

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the $270 million payment Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, agreed to pay Oklahoma to avoid a state court trial over the company’s role in the opioid addiction epidemic. 

Wednesday, March 27, 2019


Purdue Pharma, state of Oklahoma reach settlement in landmark opioid lawsuit

The Washington Post

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the agreement between the state of Oklahoma and Purdue Pharma. The settlement is the first to be reached in a lawsuit against the maker of prescription painkiller OxyContin. 

Tuesday, March 26, 2019


Now Trump Wants Judges To Throw Out The Entire Affordable Care Act

HuffPost

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the Trump administration’s new tactic to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Tuesday, March 26, 2019


An HIV treatment cost taxpayers millions. The government patented it. But a pharma giant is making billions.

The Washington Post

Christopher J. Morten, a fellow at the Global Health Justice Partnership, is quoted in an article about a drug manufacturer profiting from an HIV prevention treatment paid for and patented by the government. 

Monday, March 25, 2019


Don’t Ban the Russia Collusion Conspiracy Theorists — 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, March 25, 2019


Trump Officials Broaden Attack on Health Law, Arguing Courts Should Reject All of It

The New York Times

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the latest efforts by the Trump administration to end the Affordable Care Act. 

Sunday, March 24, 2019


Controversial Military Malpractice Policy May Be Closer to Overturn Than Ever

Military.com

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a case seeking to end policy that precludes troops from suing the federal government for injuries deemed incidental to military service.

Friday, March 22, 2019


If the Liberal World Offered More Economic Security, Maybe Authoritarians Would Lose Their Appeal — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

Samuel Moyn is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


What’s In A Judgeship? More Than Meets The Eye

Law360

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about recommendations by the Judicial Conference of the United States on the number of judges needed nationwide.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


Second-Class Justice in the Military — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell and Stephen I. Vladeck

The New York Times

Eugene Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019


DeLauro Wades Into Healthcare Debate

New Haven Independent

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy and the Global Health Justice Partnership hosted a conversation about Medicare for America.

Monday, March 18, 2019


Colorado Gives Up Its Say Over Who Wins the Presidency — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Saturday, March 16, 2019


Trump Wants to Eliminate H.I.V. But Some of His Policies Do the Opposite

The New York Times

An editorial references research by Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Associate Professor (Adjunct) Gregg Gonsalves.

Friday, March 15, 2019


Beware of Beto’s Charisma — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Thursday, March 14, 2019


The Court and the Cross — 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.

Thursday, March 14, 2019


With lawsuits looming, OxyContin maker considers bankruptcy

The Associated Press

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about the legal options being considered by Purdue Pharma in the wake of the many lawsuits involving its role in the U.S. opioid drug crisis.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


Trump’s assault on international law working—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

OUPblog

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

Wednesday, March 13, 2019


National emergency funding of border wall is unconstitutional — A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80 and Kiel Brennan Marquez ’11

The Hill

Paul Kahn ’80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and Kiel Brennan Marquez is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2011.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019


Director's Cut: The case for a legislative remedy for recessions

The Sound of Economics

Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin ’05 discussed how law might be deployed as a macroeconomic tool to counter financial crisis.

Sunday, March 10, 2019


The Democratic Candidates Should Tell Us Now Who They’ll Put on the Supreme Court — A Commentary by James Forman, Jr. ’92

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. ’92 is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law. 

Friday, March 8, 2019


Senator Martha McSally’s Revelation of Assault May Reopen Debate

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about sexual assault within the military.

Friday, March 8, 2019


Huawei Suit Against U.S. Tries to Go Where Russian Firm Failed

Bloomberg

Paul Tsai China Center Executive Director Robert D. Williams is quoted in an article about a federal lawsuit filed this week by Huawei Technologies Co. claiming a U.S. ban on government purchases of its equipment violates the Constitution.

Friday, March 8, 2019


Connecticut reopens debate over its role in deportations

The CT Mirror

Iva Velickovic ’19, a student with the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in an article about Connecticut’s policies on cooperation with ICE.

Thursday, March 7, 2019


A prison program in Connecticut seeks to find out what happens when prisoners are treated as victims—A Commentary by Miriam Gohara

The Conversation

Miriam Gohara is a Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 4, 2019


Trump’s Plan to Protect Free Speech on Campus Is a Bad Idea

Bloomberg

Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is mentioned in a piece by Noah Feldman ’97 about free speech on college campuses.

Monday, March 4, 2019


Harvard Shouldn’t Punish Harvey Weinstein’s Lawyer—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, March 4, 2019


College alumni re-enact famous 1819 court case

The Dartmouth

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a report about a re-argument of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case that preserved Dartmouth’s status as a private college.

Monday, March 4, 2019


Don’t Count Trump Out on North Korea Yet—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Sunday, March 3, 2019


As New Haven children suffer lead poisoning, officials debate policy

New Haven Register

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger, Jr. ’75 and Amy Marx ’00 are quoted in the New Haven Register about the city’s response to cases of lead poisoning in New Haven.

Friday, March 1, 2019


Legally Binding: Book Bindings on Display at Yale Law Library

Rare Book Monthly

Rare Book Librarian Michael Widener is quoted in Rare Book Monthly about the new exhibition at the Law Library, “Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings”

Thursday, February 28, 2019


Why R.B.G. Matters — 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, February 27, 2019


The court’s opinion was right on this case. But the concurrence was even righter.

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is mentioned in George Will’s column in the Washington Post. Will writes that Justice Gorsuch cited Professor Amar’s book The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction in a concurrence last week.

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


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.

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.

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.

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