Monday, March 6, 2017


Move Criminal Justice Forward—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

RegBlog

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

Monday, March 6, 2017


Ukraine takes Russia to UN court over rebel funding, Crimea

ABC News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about an International Court of Justice case between Ukraine and Russia.

Monday, March 6, 2017


For Yale Law Group Fighting Trump’s Travel Ban, Echoes of 1991

The New York Times

The work of WIRAC on the immigration Executive Order is discussed in an article and video. Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh, Lisa Daugaard ’92, and My Khanh Ngo ’17 are quoted.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Central bank-issued digital currencies may stifle innovation over long run, says Federal Reserve Governor

EconoTimes

An event held by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law on Blockchain is reported on.

Monday, March 6, 2017


It Ain’t Easy Getting a FISA Warrant: I Was an FBI Agent and Should Know—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Just Security

Asha Rangappa ’00 is the Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Christian Bakers, Gay Weddings, and a Question for the Supreme Court

The New Yorker

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article about the tension between gay rights and religious beliefs.

Monday, March 6, 2017


Trump's new travel ban more likely to hold up in court but legal challenges remain, experts say

ABC News

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck is mentioned in an article about the new executive order on immigration.

Monday, March 6, 2017


The Ideology Behind Intolerant College Students—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.

Sunday, March 5, 2017


GOP's legal and political sabotage crippled Obamacare—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Philadelphia Inquirer

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

Friday, March 3, 2017


Violence in Cyberspace: Are Disruptive Cyberspace Operations Legal under International Humanitarian Law?—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

Just Security

Ido Kilovaty is a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 2, 2017


Outsourcing the Constitution—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, March 2, 2017


Lawmakers Face A Tough Decision On Education Funding

The Hartford Courant

Eric Chung ’17 is quoted and the Education Adequacy Project clinic is mentioned in a Hartford Courant article about education funding in the next Connecticut state budget. Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law David Rosen ’69 is interviewed in an accompanying video segment.

Thursday, March 2, 2017


A Regulatory Revolution is Underway—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


If 'we don't win anymore,' why does Trump keep promoting generals?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Los Angeles Times

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

Wednesday, March 1, 2017


The Constitution and the federal budget process

National Constitution Center

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a blog post about the Constitution and the federal budget process.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017


Arthur Liman Fellows Announced

The Daily Princetonian

An article announcing Princeton undergraduate students who have been named 2017 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.

Monday, February 27, 2017


Law Not Clear Cut On “Sanctuary” Edict

New Haven Independent

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 and Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie are quoted in an article about whether the federal government can withhold funds from sanctuary cities.

Monday, February 27, 2017


Congress and Trump just made corruption by US companies easier—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman and Sinead Hunt ’14

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Sinead Hunt ’14 is an attorney.

Saturday, February 25, 2017


Judge rules against dismissing charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

CNN Wire

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a failed bid to have Bowe Bergdahl’s charges dismissed in light of comments by then-candidate Donald Trump.

Friday, February 24, 2017


China’s ‘New world order’? What Xi Jinping Actually Said About Guiding International Affairs

Transpacifica

Graham Webster is a Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center, as well as Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, where he focuses on the Center’s research and dialogues concerning U.S.-China relations and foreign policy.  His research areas include cybersecurity, Sino-Japanese relations, technology in politics, and maritime disputes.

Friday, February 24, 2017


U.S. List of Those Detained for Trump’s Travel Ban Is Called Incomplete

New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad and Rebecca Heller ’10 are quoted in an article on efforts to obtain information about those detained and or deported in the wake of President Trump’s travel ban.

Thursday, February 23, 2017


New Yale Law dean stresses standing up for rule of law

The Associated Press

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about her appointment as the next dean of the Law School.

Thursday, February 23, 2017


Transgender Bathrooms and the Pain of My Old Friend Jack—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, February 23, 2017


Anatomy of a NIMBY

CityLab

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about the consequences of restricting housing construction.

Thursday, February 23, 2017


Meet Heather Gerken, Yale's First Woman Law Dean

National Law Journal

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken was interviewed on the occasion of her appointment as the next dean of the Law School.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


An Interview with Yale Law School’s First Female Dean

Bloomberg Law/ Big Law Business

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken was interviewed on the occasion of her appointment as next dean of the Law School.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Heather Gerken, known for federalism scholarship, is first woman to become Yale law dean

ABA Journal

The journal reported on the appointment of J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken as the next dean of the Law School.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Yale Names Heather Gerken as First Woman Law Dean

National Law Journal

Numerous faculty, students, and alumni are quoted in an article about the appointment of J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken as the next dean of the Law School.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Forever Prison

Frontline/ Retro Report

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Koh, Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Ray Brescia ’92, and Lisa Daugaard ’95 were interviewed for a feature on their efforts on behalf of Haitian refugees detained at the U.S. Naval base in Cuba after a 1991 coup in Haiti.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


History is Repeating Itself

Frontline/ Retro Report

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and My Khanh Ngo ’17 and were interviewed as part of a short film about the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocay Clinic challenge to Trump’s travel ban.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


DHS memos build a wall around the US without laying a brick—A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

CNN Wire

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Judge rejects Trump administration's lawyerly take on travel ban 'detention'

Politico.com

Amit Jain ’18, a student with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in an article about a ruling that rejects the Trump administration's interpretation of who was "detained" under the travel ban executive order President Donald Trump issued late last month.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


McMaster May Not Be What Trump Expects

U.S. News & World Report

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about Army Lt. Gen. Herbert Raymond "H.R." McMaster, the new national security advisor to President Trump.

Monday, February 20, 2017


Q&A: Yale law professor on the Constitution, Trump administration

Daily Lobo: University of New Mexico

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed about the Constitution and the Trump administration.

Monday, February 20, 2017


It's human nature, and not social media, to blame for fake news

Daily News & Analysis (DNA)

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the appeal of fake news.

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Yale Gives Law Students a Taste of Solitary Confinement

National Law Journal

Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Sameer Jaywant ’18 are quoted in an article on Inside the Box, an exhibit of a solitary confinement cell, now on view in the Law Library.

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Who Will Watch the Agents Watching Our Borders?—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.

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Bail Reform Is Overdue, But Finally Here—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Esty’s Reflections on “A Conservative Case for Climate Action”

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Daniel Esty ’86 reacts to an op-ed in the New York Times.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Sanctuary Cities in Name Only

The New York Times

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is quoted in an article about sanctuary cities.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


11 Top Constitutional Law Experts React to White House Stephen Miller’s Rejection of “Judicial Supremacy”

Just Security

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken and Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00, David Golove ’93 LLM ’99 JSD, Roderick Hills ’91, Dawn Johnsen ’86, and Pamela S. Karlan ’84 were among a group of constitutional law experts who replied to a query about comments made by Stephen Miller, the President’s Senior Policy Advisor.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Older Judges and Vacant Seats Give Trump Huge Power to Shape American Courts

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about the potential for President Trump to shape the federal judiciary.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Trump’s heated words come back to bite him in military and civilian courts

The Charlotte Observer

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about whether his client Bowe Bergdahl can receive a fair trial in light of inflammatory comments made by President Trump.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Standing Up for “So-Called” Law—A Commentary by Martha Minow ’79 and Robert C. Post '77

Balkinization

Robert C. Post ’77 is Dean of Yale Law School. Martha Minow ’79 is Dean of Harvard Law School.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Impulsiveness, Law, and the Immigration Order—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70

Lawfare

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, February 13, 2017


I asked 8 experts if we’re in a constitutional crisis. Here’s what they said.

Vox

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin and J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken are quoted in an article about whether the U.S. is in a constitutional crisis.

Saturday, February 11, 2017


Judge, Jury, Executioner, President

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an editorial about whether his client Bowe Bergdahl can receive a fair trial in light of inflammatory comments made by President Trump.

Friday, February 10, 2017


The Legal Fight Over Trump’s Authority

Council on Foreign Relations

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed about legal challenges to President Trump’s immigration order.

Friday, February 10, 2017


Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

American Interest

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about the high cost of infrastructure projects in America.

Thursday, February 9, 2017


Trump and the Immigration Bureaucracy: Should We Expect Civil Servants to Dissent?—A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

Just Security

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

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