Friday, June 5, 2015


Why We Still Fight for Religious Diversity—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Thursday, June 4, 2015


Crime Statistics Don’t Show That the Sky Is Falling—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

The New York Times

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 4, 2015


Another Leaked Trade Agreement, Another Reason to Oppose Fast Track—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Huffington Post

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, June 3, 2015


What Ferguson Effect? Understanding Recent Ups and Downs of Crime—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares and Jeffrey Fagan

Columbia Law School Social Justice Initiatives

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Jeffrey Fagan is the Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law at Columbia Law School.

Monday, June 1, 2015


Justices Agree, But for the Footnote—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Saturday, May 30, 2015


Defendant represents himself in death case; jury selection to begin

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about the importance of jury selection in death penalty trials.

Friday, May 29, 2015


In Supreme Court redistricting case, it's the ‘whole number of persons’—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Los Angeles Times

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 28, 2015


Supreme Court Litmus Testing in the 2016 Election—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Hillary Clinton and the New Litmus Test—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Procedural Justice: Increasing Trust to Decrease Crime—A Commentary by Megan Quattlebaum ’10

OJP Diagnostic Center

Megan Quattlebaum ’10 is an Associate Research Scholar in Law, Lecturer in Law, and Program Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015


Why President Obama Is Wrong on Trade—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Huffington Post

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 25, 2015


Liberalism needs better politicians, not better ideas—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Al Jazeera America

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.

Sunday, May 24, 2015


South Carolina lawmakers to consider taking down Confederate flag

Los Angeles Times

Clinical Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in an article about the Confederate flag.

Sunday, May 24, 2015


Yale scholar offers insights on Obama and constitutional change

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed about ideas contained in his new book “The Law of the Land.”

Friday, May 22, 2015


Akhil Reed Amar looks at how geography influence our views on the Constitution

The Washington Post

Stephen Wermiel reviewed Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar’s ’84 book The Law of the Land.

Thursday, May 21, 2015


Yale law professor to join NUS

Channel NewsAsia

Leitner Professor of International Law, Politics and International Studies Alec Stone Sweet will join the National University of Singapore as the first Saw Swee Hock Centennial Professor in Law.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015


President Obama Announces More Key Administration Posts

The White House Office of the Press Secretary

President Obama has nominated Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 for membership in the National Council on the Humanities.

Monday, May 18, 2015


Confirm the Legal Adviser—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Thursday, May 14, 2015


Injustice at the SEC—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Hoover Institution's Defining Ideas

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 14, 2015


The Morning After the Same-Sex Marriage Decision—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


Berkeley passes cellphone ‘right to know’ law

Berkeleyside

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert C. Post ’77 is mentioned in an article on a “Right to Know” ordinance that requires local cellphone retailers to advise consumers with information regarding the safe use of their phones.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015


The Gamble That Could Save Democracy—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Tuesday, May 12, 2015


Gender Diversity in Corporate Boardrooms; Teacher Representation in America's Schools

WNPR

Senior Research Scholar in Law Aaron Dhir was a guest on a segment on diversity in the boardroom.

Monday, May 11, 2015


Why Law Firms Collapse—A Commentary by John Morley ’06

The CLS Blue Sky Blog

John Morley ’06 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 11, 2015


Put Trade on the Right Track—Not the Fast Track—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

The Huffington Post

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, May 10, 2015


Conflicts aren't all bad for investors

Investment News

An article by Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History John Langbein is cited in a commentary.

Sunday, May 10, 2015


113 grads at Quinnipiac Law School hear sage words from Harold Koh

The New Haven Register

The article reported on remarks given by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Koh at the Quinnipiac Law School commencement ceremony.

Friday, May 8, 2015


Offended? Don’t Demand an Apology—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Thursday, May 7, 2015


The Constitution and the States

WNYC/The Brian Lehrer Show

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 was a guest on the radio program, where he discussed how geography and history affect interpretation of the law.

Thursday, May 7, 2015


Bank of America directors lose support from shareholders

Reuters

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about a recent meeting of Bank of America shareholders.

Thursday, May 7, 2015


The Price of Nice Nails

The New York Times

Associate Research Scholar in Law, Robert M. Cover Clinical Teaching Fellow, and Clinical Lecturer in Law Nicole Hallett ’08 is quoted in an article about workers at nail salons.

Thursday, May 7, 2015


John Roberts's Roadmap for Campaign-Finance Reform—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

The Atlantic

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 7, 2015


John Roberts: Behavioral Economist?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Forbes

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015


No witnesses or arguments at Air Force Academy sexual assault hearing

The Gazette (Colorado)

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about proceedings in a sexual assault complaint against an Air Force Academy cadet.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015


Why Voters Are Loyal to the Clinton Brand—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Tuesday, May 5, 2015


The Destruction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, May 4, 2015


Video: Akhil Amar on America’s Constitutional Landscape

Constitution Daily

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 appeared at the National Constitution Center, where he discussed how geography has shaped American constitutional law.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015


On Same-Sex Marriage, It’s Too Late to ‘Wait-and-See’ at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015


The Push for Ethical Investment at America’s Colleges

The Atlantic

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law and chair of Yale’s Advisory Committee on Investor Responsibility Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article on ethical investing at colleges and universities.

Monday, April 27, 2015


Discrimination Without Clear Intent: Statistical Methods Can Demonstrate Racial Disparity—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

The New York Times

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, April 25, 2015


It’s Not Gay Marriage vs. the Church Anymore—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78

The New York Times

William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Friday, April 24, 2015


Obama’s Orwellian Language on Drones—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Thursday, April 23, 2015


Preposterous Madoff Ruling Draws Law Professors’ Scorn

Bloomberg Law

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about an amicus curiae brief filed by nine law school professors in Picard v. Fishman, now before the Supreme Court.

Thursday, April 23, 2015


Minimum Wage and Moral Consequences—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Wednesday, April 22, 2015


What Shinzo Abe Wants from Washington—And Why He Shouldn’t Get It—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Huffington Post

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

Tuesday, April 21, 2015


'Flash crash' market manipulation case poses test for prosecutors

Reuters

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about the arrest of a UK trader charged in the United States with market manipulation relating to the 2010 ‘flash crash’ of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Monday, April 20, 2015


The Tea Party will never understand the Constitution: What the right misses about its favorite document

Salon.com

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 took part in a Q & A about his new book The Law of the Land: A Grand Tour of our Constitutional Republic.

Sunday, April 19, 2015


East Haven offers a blueprint for Justice Department involvement in Ferguson

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law, and director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about improved relations between the East Haven police department and the town’s Hispanic community.

Friday, April 17, 2015


Gay rights and religious liberty: Can Americans have both?

Christian Science Monitor

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 is quoted in an article about gay rights.

Friday, April 17, 2015


The Junior Justice—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The American Prospect

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

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