Monday, April 19, 2021


A.C.L.U. Asks Supreme Court to Let It Seek Secret Surveillance Court Rulings

The New York Times

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is referenced in an article in The New York Times about efforts by the ACLU, aided by the clinic, to gain access to previously secret rulings by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

Monday, April 19, 2021


Why Unions Lose Elections — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Columbia Law School / Blue Sky Blog

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, April 19, 2021


Why Joe Biden’s Afghanistan Withdrawal Doesn’t Mark the End of America’s “Forever War” — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

New Statesman

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

Monday, April 19, 2021


Biden’s Housing Diversity Push: Promise, But Peril

The Hill

Scholarship by Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in The Hill about housing policy under the Biden administration.

Friday, April 16, 2021


Yale Creates New Principles for Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Yale Daily News

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in the Yale Daily News about new principles for investment in the fossil fuel industry approved by the Yale Corporation. Professor Macey is chair of the University’s Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility.

Friday, April 16, 2021


Get police out of the business of traffic stops — A Commentary by TJ Grayson ’21 and James Forman Jr. ’92

The Washington Post

TJ Grayson is a member of the class of 2021 at Yale Law School. James Forman Jr. ’92 is J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, April 16, 2021


How Zoning Screws Up Everything

Model Citizen

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed on the Model Citizen podcast about residential zoning.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021


Beijing Has a Navy it Doesn't Even Admit Exists, Experts Say. And It's Swarming Parts of the South China Sea

CNN

A piece in Lawfare by Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center Robert D. Williams about China’s military was quoted by CNN.

Monday, April 12, 2021


Alstott Delivers Pugh Lecture Today at San Diego On Child Care Reform After The Pandemic

TaxProf Blog

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott delivered the annual Richard Crawford Pugh Lecture on Tax Law & Policy at the University of San Diego School of Law on “Child Care Reform After the Pandemic: Towards a Public Option.”

Monday, April 12, 2021


Designed to Tear Us Apart

Sudhir Breaks the Internet podcast

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey Meares and SMGI Research Network member Sudhir Venkatesh speak on Venkatesh’s new podcast about the consequences of the January 6 Capitol riot and social media governance.

Sunday, April 11, 2021


Republicans Can't Handle the Truth about Taxes

The Hill

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law Michael Graetz is quoted in a commentary in The Hill.

Sunday, April 11, 2021


Bristol County Sheriff’s Office Settles Lawsuit Brought by Immigrations Detainees

Dartmouth Week

Fernando Quiroz ’22 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Clinic mentioned, in a Dartmouth Week story about the settlement reached in a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction.

Saturday, April 10, 2021


International Travel Won’t Rely on Fancy Vaccine Passports — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, April 9, 2021


The Libertarian Case Against Voting Restrictions — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, April 8, 2021


We’re at the Beginning of the End of Covid-19. Now What? — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Thursday, April 8, 2021


Yale Law School Helps Bring Settlement in Immigrant Detention Case

New Haven Register

Kayla Crowell ’22 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned, in a New Haven Register article about the settlement reached in a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction.

Thursday, April 8, 2021


This Is What Judicial Activism Looks Like on the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, April 7, 2021


National Group Calls on Legal Profession to Fight Voter Suppression

Law.com

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Law.com article about an open letter released by Lawyers Defending American Democracy that calls on law firms, bar associations, and law schools to devote resources to protecting and expanding voter rights.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Suburb Housing Quest Enters New Phase

New Haven Independent

Karen Anderson ’21 is quoted and the Community and Economic Development Clinic is mentioned in a New Haven Independent report on efforts to challenge zoning restrictions in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021


Using Household Balance Sheets to Promote Consumer Welfare and Define the Necessary Role of the Welfare State — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021


ICE Detainees' COVID-19 Bail Suit Ends With Just 7 Held

Law360

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Clinical Lecturer in Law Sara Zampierin, and students with the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 update on a class action lawsuit challenging unsafe conditions at the Bristol County House of Correction during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, April 5, 2021


Will the Supreme Court Abandon Federalism to Defeat Pro-labor Regulation? — A Commentary by Claire Priest ’00 and David Dana

The Hill

Claire Priest is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School. David Dana is the Kirkland & Ellis Professor of Law at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law.

Sunday, April 4, 2021


Robinhood and Other 'Low Cost' Brokers Are Still Quietly Screwing Over Their Users — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Business Insider

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Nike’s Satan Shoe Lawsuit Is a Slam Dunk — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, March 31, 2021


Biden Administration Considers Whether To Continue Trump's Hard Line Against Huawei

NPR

Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center Robert D. Williams spoke to NPR’s All Things Considered about the Biden administration’s policy regarding Huawei.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021


A New Public Defender Program Has ‘Professionalized’ Connecticut’s Parole Process, Exciting Both Advocates and Prison Officials

Hartford Courant

Clinical Professor of Law Fiona Doherty ’99 is quoted in a Hartford Courant article about a new Connecticut program that offers public defender services to people accused of violating parole.

Monday, March 29, 2021


Should A President Need Congressional Approval To Declare War?

WBUR / On Point

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School Oona A. Hathaway ’97 was featured on WBUR’s On Point program to discuss presidential war powers.

Monday, March 29, 2021


Justices’ Ford Jurisdiction Opinion ‘A Step Back From The Brink’

Bloomberg Law

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor of International Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about a recent Supreme Court decision not to further limit where injured plaintiffs can sue large corporations.

Monday, March 29, 2021


Make the Infrastructure Bill Tell Us Cost of Each Bridge, Road, and Train — A Commentary by Zachary Liscow ’15 and Leah Brooks

The Hill

Zachary Liscow is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Leah Brooks is an Associate Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs at the George Washington University.

Monday, March 29, 2021


A Fight over Housing Segregation is Dividing One of America’s Most Liberal States

Vox

A commentary by Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in Vox about Connecticut residential zoning restrictions.

Sunday, March 28, 2021


Markey and Progressive Democrats See Infrastructure Bill as a Way to Accomplish Green New Deal Goals

The Boston Globe

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in The Boston Globe about the Green New Deal.

Friday, March 26, 2021


Robinhood Heads for IPO With a Tarnished Reputation — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Bloomberg.com

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 25, 2021


Testing Time at the Supreme Court — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, March 25, 2021


I Survived 18 Years in Solitary Confinement

The New York Times

Scholarship by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law is cited in a commentary in The New York Times about solitary confinement.

Thursday, March 25, 2021


Congress Looks to Biden as an Ally as it Tries to Finally Rewrite Authority for the War on Terror

CNN.com

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a CNN.com article about curbing presidential war powers.

Wednesday, March 24, 2021


DoD Commission on Sexual Assault Promises It Will Bring Fresh Eyes to an Old Issue

Federal News Network

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Federal News Network article about ongoing issues regarding sexual assault in the military.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021


Businesses Are Losing Their Covid-19 Lawsuits — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, March 23, 2021


Unlocking Courts: Ending Arbitration Mandates and Gag Orders — A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Connecticut Post

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the Founding Director of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021


Schooling Qualified Immunity — A Commentary by Justin Driver

Education Next

Justin Driver is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021


How CT Spends Latest Federal Relief Will Shape Economic Future

Connecticut Post

Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in a Connecticut Post article about how Connecticut’s use of federal coronavirus relief could shape the state’s economic future.

Monday, March 22, 2021


Does Biden Really Want to End the Forever Wars? — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and Jack Goldsmith ’89

The New York Times

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. Jack Goldsmith ’89 is Learned Hand Professor of Law at Harvard University.

Monday, March 22, 2021


“Home Rule” a False Argument on Housing — A Commentary by David Schleicher

Connecticut Post

David Schleicher is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 22, 2021


What’s Next for U.S.-China Military Relations? — A Commentary by 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.

Saturday, March 20, 2021


Law Reviews Are Living on Borrowed Time — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, March 19, 2021


Parsing the tense diplomatic exchange between U.S. and China

The World

Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center Susan Thornton was interviewed on The World about U.S.-China relations.

Thursday, March 18, 2021


For 100 years, the filibuster has been used to deny Black rights — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99 and Magdalene Zier

The Washington Post

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Magdalene Zier is a Knight Hennessy scholar at Stanford University.

Thursday, March 18, 2021


Sub Base Hits Pause to Talk about Extremism in the Ranks

The Day

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article in The Day about extremism within the military.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


Maybe Vaccine Line-Jumping Isn't So Bad — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


Minorities underrepresented in service academy nominations

The Washington Post

A study co-authored by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic regarding the number of minority students nominated by Congress to military service academies is the subject of an article in The Washington Post.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021


Israel’s $1 Million Payoff to Dr. Fauci Violates the Constitution — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is Professor of Law (adjunct) at Yale Law School.

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