Thursday, January 19, 2017


The Supreme Court’s Next Gun Battle—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, January 19, 2017


'Slants' Is Offensive, and Deserves a Trademark—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.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Gun Violence Should Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis, Study Says

NPR

A study by Justice Collaboratory member Andrew Papachristos is cited in a report on guns violence compared to other causes of death in the United States.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017


Business ethics in the age of Trump—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman

The Hill

Susan Rose-Ackerman is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


Make HUD Great Again: A Trump-friendly housing agenda that might actually help working- and middle-class families.

Slate

A study co-authored by Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about the potential for HUD reforms under Ben Carson, nominated for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


Where the Second Avenue Subway Went Wrong

New Yorker

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article on the costs of American infrastructure projects compared to those in other countries.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017


City Panel Seeks to Revitalize Community Policing

ABC7-Chicago

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was quoted in an article about a an advisory panel on community policing in Chicago of which she is a member.

Monday, January 16, 2017


Solitary confinement can shatter the disabled — but they languish there anyway

The Washington Post

An ACLU report on solitary confinement written by Liman Fellow Jamelia Morgan ’13 is cited in an article. The report was supported by the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program. 

Sunday, January 15, 2017


Pardons sought for veterans with PTSD

Times West Virginian

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about the difficulty faced by veterans seeking to upgrade their discharge status from less-than-honorable.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Daniel C. Esty '86 on How the Trump Administration Could Affect Environmental Law and Policy

Yale Alumni Magazine

Daniel C. Esty ’86 JD is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at Yale’s environment and law schools.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Anne L. Alstott '87 on How the Trump Administration Could Affect Tax Policy

Yale Alumni Magazine

Anne L. Alstott ’87JD is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation at the Law School.

Friday, January 13, 2017


Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL on How the Trump Administration Could Shape the Courts

Yale Alumni Magazine

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

Thursday, January 12, 2017


New Deal for NATO?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Yale MacMillan Center

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

Thursday, January 12, 2017


Children Sentenced to Life: A Struggle for the N.Y. Board of Parole—A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08, Avery P. Gilbert, and Christopher Seeds

New York Law Journal

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School; Avery P. Gilbert is an attorney and partner at Engage Strategies; and Christopher Seeds is an attorney in private practice.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017


Emails show Wells Fargo kept sales probe to itself for at least 6 months

The Charlotte Observer

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about fallout from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s 2015 investigation of Wells Fargo.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017


At Confirmation Hearing, Sen. Sessions Links Police Morale To Crime Spike

NPR Morning Edition Morning Edition

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed on the prospect for police reform under the incoming administration.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017


The dangerous death spiral of IPOs—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Los Angeles Times

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

Monday, January 9, 2017


Gay Air Force Vet Honorably Discharged 68 Years Later

The Hartford Courant

Erin Baldwin ’17 is quoted in an article discussing the case of Hubert Spires, an Air Force veteran denied benefits after being discharged as “undesirable” in 1948 for being gay. Spires’ discharge status was upgraded to honorable last week after a successful legal challenge initiated by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic, which represented Spires.

Saturday, January 7, 2017


The world is on the verge of a cyber war—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

The Jerusalem Post

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

Friday, January 6, 2017


Can a President Trump avoid conflict of interests?

Deutsche Welle World

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Susan Rose Ackerman is quoted in an article on Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest.

Friday, January 6, 2017


Do Consumers Need New Rules To Protect Them From Their Robots?

Forbes.com

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment and director of the Information Society Project Jack Balkin is quoted about whether consumers need laws that address the growing presence of robots in their lives.

Thursday, January 5, 2017


Trump picks Wall Street mergers & acquisitions lawyer to be America's top financial regulator at the Securities and Exchange Commission

Reuters

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a story about Jay Clayton, nominated by Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Wednesday, January 4, 2017


The Ideological Reasons Why Democrats Have Neglected Local Politics

The Atlantic

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is cited in an article about a growing focus by Democrats on state and local politics.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Harsh Memories of Raids, Grim Fears for the Future

The New York Times

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about potential deportation of undocumented immigrants under the incoming administration.

Tuesday, January 3, 2017


Republicans Prepare Challenges to Obamacare

Bloomberg Radio

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 spoke about the legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.

Saturday, December 31, 2016


The Growing Gap Between the U.S. and the International Anti-Death-Penalty Consensus—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

Lincoln Caplan is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 22, 2016


Podcast: Akhil Reed Amar on the Bill of Rights

National Constitution CenterNational Constitution Center

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 gave a talk about the history and importance of the Bill of Rights.

Thursday, December 22, 2016


Does America have a religion? For the answer, look to Walt Whitman—A Commentary by Anthony Kronman ’75

Los Angeles Times

Anthony Kronman ’75 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 22, 2016


Second Avenue subway cost concerns transit experts

AM New York

Associate Professor of Law David N. Schleicher is quoted about construction efficiencies in urban areas.

Saturday, December 17, 2016


Nazis Studied American Race Laws for Inspiration—A Commentary by James Q. Whitman ’88

The Wire

James Q. Whitman ’88 is the Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, December 15, 2016


Court-martial sentences still 'the Wild West' as proposed guidelines rejected

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the military sentencing system.

Thursday, December 15, 2016


The regulatory zeitgest has shifted for financials, expert says

CNBC

Visiting Lecturer in Law Greg Fleming ’88 was interviewed about the financial regulatory outlook.

Thursday, December 15, 2016


Christmas in America Means the Usual Lawsuits—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.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Trump 'shoot someone' boast tops 2016 list of notable quotes

The Associated Press

A story about Associate Librarian for Collections and Access Services and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred Shapiro’s annual list of the year’s Top Ten quotations.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Judge to decide whether to allow past accusers' testimony in Bill Cosby trial

NBC - 2 WCBD (Charleston, South Carolina)

Professor of Law Steven Duke ’61 is quoted in a story about the upcoming trial of Bill Cosby, charged with felony sex crimes.

Monday, December 12, 2016


We’re about to see states’ rights used defensively against Trump—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Vox

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, December 9, 2016


American Constitution Society Announces New Board Members

American Constitution Society

The American Constitution Society announced new members to its board of advisors, including Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 and Geoffrey Klineberg ’90.

Friday, December 9, 2016


Promise and challenges of sharing ‘big data' explored at new computing facility

YaleNews

Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Beth Simone Noveck ’97 is quoted on the annual symposium on big data.

Thursday, December 8, 2016


'Developing democracies, not China, should fill in gap left by US'

Hindustan Times

Professor of Law David Singh Grewal ’02 is interviewed about a variety of issues related to international trade law and law and economics.

Thursday, December 8, 2016


Military targets handling of misconduct cases

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about efforts to improve the military’s handling of misconduct cases.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016


Under Trump, the Federal Courts Will Be Up For Grabs—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Monday, December 5, 2016


Alexion shareholders file class action suit

WAMU/ The Diane Rehm Show

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell was a guest where he discussed General James Mattis, Donald Trump’s pick for the new Secretary of Defense.

Monday, December 5, 2016


How States Are Making the Holidays Merry, Even for Prisoners

Governing

Martin R. Flug Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Tamar Birckhead is quoted in an article about holiday programs for youthful offenders who will spend the season in incarceration.

Monday, December 5, 2016


Republican success opens door to amending US Constitution

Associated Press State & Local

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about potential amendments to the Constitution.

Monday, December 5, 2016


The Link Between Race and Solitary Confinement

The Atlantic

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article on the racial disparity among those in solitary confinement across the country.

Sunday, December 4, 2016


Bergdahl is seeking a pardon by President Obama

Fayetteville Observer

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a request filed by his client Bowe Bergdahl for a pardon from President Obama.

Saturday, December 3, 2016


Trump's Call To Punish Flag-Burning Proposal Goes Against Constitutional Law

National Public Radio

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 was interviewed about Donald Trump’s comments on flag burning.

Saturday, December 3, 2016


States’ Rights for the Left

New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is cited in an article about states’ rights and progressive federalism. A similar article appeared in Time Magazine.

Friday, December 2, 2016


A Response to the Pleas to Shut Up Trump—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.

Friday, December 2, 2016


Es ist wirklich ernst

Die Zeit

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed about the Trump presidency.

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