Friday, December 2, 2016


New Plan at Yale to Address the Past

The New York Times

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Witt ’99 is quoted in an article about the recently announced procedure for considering the renaming of university buildings at Yale. 

Friday, December 2, 2016


How to trump group-think in a post-truth world

Nature

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is interviewed about cognitive bias.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


A Wisconsin court case may be the last best hope to fix gerrymandering by 2020—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Vox

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

Thursday, December 1, 2016


Yale Report Tries To Count People Held In Solitary Confinement

WSHU

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed about Aiming to Reduce Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and The Liman Program about the effects of solitary confinement.

Thursday, December 1, 2016


Rolling Back Trade and Regulation Could Hurt Global M&A: Strine

The Street

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a panel discussion he took part in, titled “Beyond the Election: Regulatory Outlook for Corporate America and Wall Street.”

Thursday, December 1, 2016


Confessions of a Born Again Pagan

Yale University/ Soundcloud

Sterling Professor of Law Anthony Kronman ’75 was interviewed by Yale University Press director John Donatich about his new book.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Will the Supreme Court Stop Texas from Executing the Intellectually Disabled?—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com/ News Desk

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

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Trump's threat to democracy isn't free speech, it's this—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

CNN

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Who’s in Solitary Confinement?

The Marshall Project

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article on Aiming to Reduce Time-In-Cell, a report by the Association of State Correctional Administrators and The Liman Program about the use of solitary confinement. Similar coverage appeared in The Atlantic.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016


Donald Trump’s Vow to Exit His Businesses Draws Questions

Wall Street Journal

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the difficulties Donald Trump faces as he moves to separate himself from his business interests.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


‘All Resistance Is Local’: A Plan of Progressive Action for the Trump Years

The Nation

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken authored part of a roundtable debate about federalism.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016


Could crowdsourcing expertise be the future of government?—A Commentary by Beth Simone Noveck ’97

The Guardian

Beth Simone Noveck ’97 is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 28, 2016


Gender quotas: Who else has them and does Canada need them?

Global News (Canada)

Visiting Professor of Law Aaron Dhir is quoted in a story on the idea of having quotas for publicly traded company boards.

Monday, November 28, 2016


Global warming can be attacked without Trump

The Herald-Star (Ohio)

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in a commentary about how states and the private sector can tackle climate change.

Monday, November 28, 2016


Thirty Years of Third-Stage Environmentalism—A Commentary by Joshua Galperin

Huffington Post

Joshua Ulan Galperin is Director of the Environmental Protection Clinic and Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, November 28, 2016


A Clear and Present Danger to Voting Rights

Slate

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed on the future of voting rights.

Saturday, November 26, 2016


The Soldier Donald Trump Called a Traitor

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an editorial.

Thursday, November 24, 2016


The Next Four Years: A Thanksgiving Strategy—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Thursday, November 24, 2016


Chasing Abortion Rights Across the State Line—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, November 22, 2016


Districts Favor G.O.P. Unfairly, Court Finds in a Key State Case

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about a recent court victory in a complaint over partisan redistricting in Wisconsin. Nicholas Stephanopoulos ’06, the lead lawyer for the plaintiffs, is mentioned.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016


Justice Under Trump: A Look at What the Future Holds for America's Top Court

WNPR’s Where We Live

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 was a guest to talk about the future of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016


What Are 'Sanctuary Cities?'

WSHU

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in an article about sanctuary cities.

Monday, November 21, 2016


Drain the swamp? Why not zero in on unelected senior federal bureaucrats?—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Monday, November 21, 2016


What a Trump Crackdown on Muslims Might Look Like

Bloomberg.com

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in an article about a possible Muslim registry under the new administration. Kris Kobach ’95, Kansas Secretary of State and Trump advisor, is mentioned.

Monday, November 21, 2016


What Happens to NATO Now?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Atlantic

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

Friday, November 18, 2016


91-year-old gay veteran sues Air Force over ‘undesirable discharge’

WTNH

Erin Baldwin ’17 is quoted in a story about a lawsuit filed by Hubert Spires, an Air Force veteran denied benefits after being discharged as “undesirable” in 1948. Baldwin is a student with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School, which is representing Spires.

Friday, November 18, 2016


Judge Jeff Sessions by What He Does Next—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, November 17, 2016


9 Trump Supreme Court prospects at conservative legal parley

Associated Press

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Richard Garnett ’95 are quoted in an article about the Federalist Society and the role it may play in future administration picks for the Supreme Court.  Steven Colloton ’88 is mentioned.

Thursday, November 17, 2016


Forum: Forced into breaking the law—A Commentary by Allison Frankel ’17, Scout Katovich ’17, and Hillary Vedvig ’17

New Haven Register

Allison Frankel ’17, Scout Katovich ’17, and Hillary Vedvig ’17 are third-year students and members of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School.

Thursday, November 17, 2016


Yale Law School report urges measures to end ‘criminalization’ of homelessness in Connecticut

New Haven Register

Third-year student Hillary Vedvig ’17 is quoted in an article on the report “Forced into Breaking the Law”: The Criminalization of Homelessness in Connecticut, released by the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School. 

Thursday, November 17, 2016


91-year-old veteran sues Air Force for 1948 discharge based on being gay

FOX 61

Students Erin Baldwin ’17 and Miriam Becker-Cohen ’18 are mentioned in a story about a lawsuit filed by Hubert Spires, an Air Force veteran denied benefits after being discharged as “undesirable” in 1948. The two are students with the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School, which is representing Spires.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Judge moves Bergdahl court-martial back up

WRAL

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the changing schedule for the court martial of his client, Bowe Bergdahl.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


Connecticut first in nation to help PTSD vets upgrade 'bad paper' discharges

The Day (New London, Connecticut)

Ashley Ingram ’17 is quoted in a New London Day article about a program that helps veterans suffering from PTSD appeal ‘bad-paper’ discharges. The program is a collaborative effort by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School, Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs, and Vietnam Veterans of America.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


National Security Legal Advice in the New Administration—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Just Security

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

Wednesday, November 16, 2016


You Can't Shun a Supreme Court Justice—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, November 15, 2016


Bergdahl lawyers to ask for dismissal after Trump's inauguration

The Hill

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a plan to ask for Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion case to be tossed out once President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

Monday, November 14, 2016


Trump and the Fall of Liberalism—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, November 14, 2016


Harsher Security Tactics? Obama Left Door Ajar, and Donald Trump Is Knocking

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the growth of executive powers under President Obama.

Sunday, November 13, 2016


Repeal Obamacare? Harder Than It Looks

VOA

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article outlining the methods by which the Republicans could dismantle Obamacare.

Friday, November 11, 2016


5th time candidate won most votes, lost

The Hartford Courant

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article on the number of candidates throughout US history who have won the popular vote but lost the electoral college.

Thursday, November 10, 2016


The 4 ways Republicans can dismantle Obamacare, explained

Vox

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article outlining the methods by which the Republicans could dismantle Obamacare.

Thursday, November 10, 2016


Dreamers Told Feds Where They Live. Will Trump Deport Them?

U.S. News & World Report

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 is quoted in article about the future of those granted protected status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Thursday, November 10, 2016


The Choice Confronting the Supreme Court’s Chief Justice—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


Jefferson: The Musical

Medium.com

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about state’s rights.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016


Election Day Check In: Will Lawsuits Delay the Outcome?

Bloomberg Law

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 and J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken are quoted in an article about the election.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016


Let’s Cheer This Badass Nevada Judge Who Understands Twitter Harassment

Wired

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about a Trump campaign legal challenge in Nevada.

Monday, November 7, 2016


Should the Social Security retirement age be 76? Author says low-wage earners should collect earlier

MarketWatch

“A New Deal for Old Age,” the latest book by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87, is the subject of an article about Social Security.

Monday, November 7, 2016


Should the Social Security retirement age be 76? Author says low-wage earners should collect earlier

MarketWatch

“A New Deal for Old Age,” the latest book by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87, is the subject of an article about Social Security.

Sunday, November 6, 2016


‘Punishment has some form of boundaries:’ Yale Law Prof. Seeks to Reform Prisons

The Heights

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik gave a talk on the Newton Campus about prison reform. 

Friday, November 4, 2016


Impeach Hillary Clinton? A boon for Democrats—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

CNN

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law in both Yale College and Yale Law School.

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