Thursday, September 29, 2016


Pondering the Supreme Court’s Future—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, September 28, 2016


The Supreme Court After Scalia

The New Yorker

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about the future of the Supreme Court.

Monday, September 26, 2016


Honduran Family Files Lawsuit Over Alleged Abuse At Detention Facility

WSHU

A suit filed by the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is discussed in a story about a Honduran family who are suing the federal government over alleged abuses they experienced in a detention center run by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. 

Friday, September 23, 2016


Government lawyers don’t understand the Internet. That’s a problem.

The Washington Post

Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges Ido Kilovaty was quoted in an article about lawyers' lack of technological expertise.

Friday, September 23, 2016


First U.N. framework was flawed, former top diplomat laments

Greenwire

A presentation of Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 at the Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum is discussed.

Thursday, September 22, 2016


Forum: Clean Power Plan is neither unprecedented nor a radical departure from past pollution control measures—A Commentary by Dan Esty ’86

New Haven Register

Dan Esty ’86 is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


Yale’s Invitation to Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame Obscures His Human Rights Abuses—A Commentary by Elizabeth Leiserson ’17, Hope Metcalf ’00, James Silk, and Alyssa Yamamoto ’18

The Huffington Post

Jim Silk is a Clinical Professor of Law and director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School; Hope Metcalf ’00 is an Associate Research Scholar in Law and executive director of the Schell Center at Yale Law School; and Elizabeth Leiserson ’17 and Alyssa Yamamoto ’18 are Yale Law School students. 

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


Getting People Where the Jobs Are—A Commentary by David Schleicher

Democracy

Professor Schleicher is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, September 19, 2016


The Politics of Medicare and Drug-Price Negotiation—A Commentary by Theodore T. Lee ’18, Abbe R. Gluck ’00, and Gregory Curfman

Health Affairs Blog

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law and faculty director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School; Gregory Curfman is the Editor in Chief of Harvard Health Publications and Senior Advisor and Physician Scholar in Residence for the Solomon Center; and Theodore T. Lee ’18 is a Yale Law School student and Solomon Center Student Fellow.

Thursday, September 15, 2016


Birth Control Continues to Bedevil the Supreme Court—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, September 15, 2016


Attorney General's office announces two promotions—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, September 14, 2016


Two Connecticut School Systems, for the Rich and Poor—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

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

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Should retired U.S. military leaders be sounding off on politics?

The Charlotte Observer

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about whether or not retired members of the military should be commenting on politics.

Monday, September 12, 2016


Legal Woes for Head of Brazil's JBS Raise Investor Concern

Wall Street Journal

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article on potential repercussions of legal problems facing Brazil’s JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacking company.

Saturday, September 10, 2016


Judge in 9/11 Suits Feels No Regret That None Ever Went to Trial

The New York Times

Sterling Professor Emeritus Owen Fiss is quoted in an article about the federal lawsuits filed by the families of some of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Friday, September 9, 2016


Free-Speech Debate Misses Kaepernick's Point—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, September 7, 2016


Justice Department Bringing New Information to Case at Supreme Court; Move follows government apologizes for erroneous information provided in this manner

Wall Street Journal Online

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about concerns over the veracity of information introduced at Supreme Court cases involving immigration.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


Court Orders Far-Reaching Reforms for Public Schools

The Hartford Courant

Visiting Clinical Lecturers David Rosen ’69 and Joseph Moodhe are quoted in an article about the decision in an 11-year legal battle alleging that Connecticut’s education cost-sharing formula violates the state constitution and places an unfair burden on local property taxes to support school spending. The case was launched by the Education Adequacy Project Clinic. 

Sunday, September 4, 2016


We Are Not Beasts

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 wrote a book review of Blood in the Water by Heather Ann Thompson.

Thursday, September 1, 2016


The Supreme Court’s First Amendment problem

Yale Alumni Magazine

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 was interviewed for a feature article about the Supreme Court and First Amendment cases. Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss is also quoted.

Thursday, September 1, 2016


Dow Chemical Share Trading Benefits Buffett, Yale Professor Says

Bloomberg

Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin ’05 is quoted in an article about possible price manipulation of Dow Chemical stock.

Thursday, September 1, 2016


Reversal of Fortune for Bill Clinton and Kenneth Starr—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, August 31, 2016


Dow Chemical’s 1-in-1000 Stock Action Works in Warren Buffett’s Favor

Wall Street Journal

Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law Yair Listokin ’05 is quoted in an article about possible price manipulation of Dow Chemical stock.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016


The ‘Social Cost of Carbon’ Is the Most Historic Climate Change Decision Yet

The Daily Beast

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Dan Esty ’86 is quoted in an article about the social cost of carbon.

Sunday, August 28, 2016


Herbalife May Have Misled Investors, SEC on Impact of FTC Deal

Fortune

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about whether Herbalife made “purposefully deceptive statements” in its August quarterly earnings conference call and regulatory filings.

Friday, August 26, 2016


Yale Professor: Raise Retirement Age To 76

Financial Advisor

An article detailing some of the ideas put forth in A New Deal for Old Age: Toward a Progressive Retirement, a new book by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87.

Friday, August 26, 2016


Duke Tries to Enforce a Dead Man's Promise—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, August 26, 2016


N.C. Commission proposes 16-year-olds be tried as juveniles

Daily Tar Heel

Martin R. Flug Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Tamar Birckhead is quoted in an article about a report by the North Carolina Commission on the Administration of Law and Justice that recommends raising the age of criminal responsibility to 18.

Friday, August 26, 2016


With the sweep of a presidential pen, a mother is reunited with her child

Washington Post

The Samuel Jacobs Criminal Justice Clinic is mentioned in an article about a client it represented who was pardoned by President Obama.

Thursday, August 25, 2016


Dreamer Sues To Unblock The President’s Biggest Immigration Proposal Yet

Huffington Post

The Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned in an article about an undocumented student who is mounting a legal challenge to reinstate President Obama’s plan to defer deportation for those in a similar situation. A similar article appeared in Talking Points Memo.

Thursday, August 25, 2016


Akhil Reed Amar: How Hillary Clinton Is Like Alexander Hamilton

Time Magazine

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Amar ’84 is interviewed prior to the release of his latest book, The Constitution Today.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


The Most Important Law School You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Law.com

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History John Langbein is quoted in an article about the Litchfield Law School.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


Bergdahl judge mulls dismissing case over McCain comments

CNN

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell was interviewed and discussed the latest developments in the court-martial of his client, Bowe Bergdahl.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


What Are We So Afraid Of?

The Atlantic

Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges Ido Kilovaty has a note in reaction to the cover story, "Is America Any Safer?," about preventing terrorist attacks.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


How Obama Is Enabling the Next President to Launch Illegal Wars—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Atlantic

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

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


General to testify about burning letters in Bergdahl case

USA Today

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about actions by an Army general that could impact the trial of his client Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


It’s Time for the United Nations to Compensate Haiti for Its Cholera Disaster—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad and Alice M. Miller

The Nation

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law and Alice M. Miller is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and the Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016


Episode 47: A Path for Police Reform

Scholars Strategy Network’s No Jargon

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares was interviewed on the Scholars Strategy Network’s podcast No Jargon about police reform.

Monday, August 22, 2016


Arbitration Cuts the Public Out and Limits Redress—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

National Law Journal

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, August 22, 2016


Transgender Students Face Unsettled Rules on Bathrooms as They Return to School

Time.com

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article on recommended guidelines for school districts regarding bathroom use by transgender students.

Sunday, August 21, 2016


As resentment lingers over Plaskon sentence, Connecticut supporters defend Second Look law

New Haven Register

Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf is quoted in an article about a Connecticut law that makes young offenders eligible for parole consideration after serving 60 per cent of their sentence.

Sunday, August 21, 2016


Ex-soldier's case rests on 'flirting' Attorney seeks Supreme Court override

Spokesman Review

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about Supreme Court challenges to military court decisions.

Friday, August 19, 2016


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Announces New Advisory Board And Council Members

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 has been appointed to its academic research council.

Thursday, August 18, 2016


Book Review: The Future of Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice Information Exchange

The website has a review of The Future of Juvenile Justice, edited and co-authored by Martin R. Flug Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Tamar Birckhead.

Thursday, August 18, 2016


The Courts Begin to Call Out Lawmakers—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, August 15, 2016


Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Foreign Policy Speech

ABC News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 and Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck are quoted in a story that fact-checks Donald Trump’s recent speech on foreign policy.

Monday, August 15, 2016


Documents Confirm CIA Censorship of Guantánamo Trials

The Intercept

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic is mentioned in an article about CIA guidance documents obtained with the clinic’s assistance that pertain to military commission proceedings at Guantanamo.

Friday, August 12, 2016


Why I Support Dissent: My Great-Uncle Who Wouldn't Name Names—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.

Saturday, August 6, 2016


Obama's ISIS War Enters Year 3 as Court Fight Over Its Legality Heats Up

U.S. News & World Report

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about Army Caption Nathan Smith’s court challenge regarding the legality of the war on ISIS.

Thursday, August 4, 2016


When Sandra Day O’Connor Broke Into the Men’s Club—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

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