Monday, February 5, 2018


The Times Asks Court to Unseal Documents on Surveillance of Carter Page

The New York Times

The New York Times reports that it is being represented by the Media Freedom & Information Access Clinic in its request to have the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court unseal documents related to the surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

Sunday, February 4, 2018


Georgia incarcerating fewer African-Americans in its prisons

Associated Press State & Local

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. '92 is quoted in an article about the declining rate of African Americans jailed in Georgia.

Thursday, February 1, 2018


Amy Chua: By the Book

The New York Times

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law Amy Chua is interviewed about books and what she's reading.

Thursday, February 1, 2018


The Chief Justice, Searching for Middle Ground-A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse '78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse '78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 1, 2018


Is Chelsea Manning eligible to run for U.S. Senate?

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about whether Chelsea Manning is eligible to run for senate.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018


Military Court Overturns Rape Conviction, Says Jury Stacked With Women

Military.com

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a rape conviction that was overturned due to a "stacked" jury. 

Tuesday, January 30, 2018


Judge says Trump made 'vicious' anti-immigrant statements

The New York Times

David Chen '18 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic mentioned, in a story about lawsuits challenging the cancellation of the DACA program.

Monday, January 29, 2018


Here's a campaign finance law that would take democracy back from the 1 percent—A Commentary by Ro Khanna and Bruce Ackerman '67

The Sacramento Bee

Ro Khanna represents Silicon Valley in the U.S. Congress and is vice chair of the Progressive Caucus, and Bruce Ackerman '67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Monday, January 29, 2018


Editorial: The right way to protect Robert Mueller

Chicago Tribune

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar '84 is quoted in an editorial about Robert Mueller. 

Monday, January 29, 2018


Was the 1928 Paris Peace Pact really a failure?

The Christian Century

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Friday, January 26, 2018


No, the federal charges against Garcia Zarate, acquitted in Kate Steinle's death, are not double jeopardy—A Commentary by Gideon Yaffe

Los Angeles Times

Gideon Yaffe is a Professor of Law, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Psychology at Yale.

Thursday, January 25, 2018


Federal immigration agents say there will be more workplace raids like 7-Eleven

Marketplace

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie '93 is quoted in an article about workplace immigration raids.

Thursday, January 25, 2018


Getting America on the move requires Americans to move

The Washington Post

Scholarship by Professor of Law David Schleicher is the basis of an article about declining mobility in the United States.

Thursday, January 25, 2018


North Korea Vs. the U.S., Minus the Hype Machine—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, January 25, 2018


Oona Hathaway

ABC (Australia) / Between the Lines

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was interviewed about her new book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.”

Thursday, January 25, 2018


'A crisis for human rights': new index reveals global fall in basic justice

The Guardian

Professor of LawSamuel Moyn is quoted in an article about declining human rights around the globe.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018


India among 5 worst nations in curbing environmental pollution

Hindustan Times

Daniel C. Esty '86 is a Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy at Yale Law School and Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018


The Historical Origins of Human Rights: A Conversation with Samuel Moyn

JHI Blog

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was interviewed about history and human rights.

Tuesday, January 23, 2018


A Syria Plan That Breaks the Law—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Cory Booker ’97

The New York Times

Cory A. Booker ’97, a Democrat of New Jersey, is a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, January 22, 2018


To Help #MeToo Stick, End Mandatory Arbitration—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

The Huffington Post

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

Saturday, January 20, 2018


Trump's quest to make America white again—A Commentary by James Q. Whitman '88

The Daily Star (Lebanon)

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

Saturday, January 20, 2018


Why driverless cars may mean jams tomorrow

The Economist

A study co-authored by Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about driverless cars.

Thursday, January 18, 2018


Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro on How the World Order Evolves

ChinaEconTalk

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 were interviewed about their book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.” 

Thursday, January 18, 2018


Connecticut Joins Other States Challenging FCC's Net Neutrality Ruling

WNPR

Thomas Kadri, a resident fellow with the Information Society Project, is quoted in an article about state's rights as it relates to the fight for Net Neutrality.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Do You Have The Right To Plead Not Guilty When Your Lawyer Disagrees?

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox was interviewed about whether it is constitutional for a lawyer to act in his client’s best interests while acting against his wishes.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


The El Salvador Tragedy—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Navy ship collisions prompt rare criminal charges

The Chicago Tribune

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a story about negligent homicide charges laid against five naval officers after two fatal ship crashes in 2017.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018


Was Israel's Stealth Missile Attack on Syria Legal?-A Commentary by Oona Hathaway '97

Newsweek

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Political Economy Podcast-Ep. 89: Our Stagnant Labor Market

Ricochet

Professor of Law David Schleicher is the guest on a podcast where he discussed his Yale Law Journal article: "Stuck! The Law and Economics of Residential Stagnation."

Tuesday, January 16, 2018


Inspiring Profiles: From an Age of Optimism

Washington Lawyer Magazine

A review of Pillars of Justice: Lawyers and the Liberal Tradition by Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss.

Saturday, January 13, 2018


What Trump’s ‘s—hole’ comments could mean for the latest travel ban

ABC News Radio

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck is quoted in a story about whether President Trump’s comments maligning Africa and Haiti could be used in cases challenging the Muslim travel ban.

Thursday, January 11, 2018


Penn Law community mourns loss of Geoffrey C. Hazard, Jr.

Penn Law

An obituary for former Sterling Law Professor Geoffrey Hazard who died on January 11 at the age of 88. 

Tuesday, January 9, 2018


Supreme Court sends case of racist juror back to Atlanta appeals court

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about a decision by the Supreme Court that sends a death-row case back to the Georgia federal appeals court for further consideration.

Monday, January 8, 2018


2018’s Best & Worst States to Raise a Family

WalletHub

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne Alstott ’87 was interviewed for a feature article about what makes a state “family friendly.”

Friday, January 5, 2018


Trump Has Upper Hand in Legal Fight With Bannon—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, January 5, 2018


To Try to Save Client’s Life, a Lawyer Ignored His Wishes. Can He Do That?

The New York Times

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about whether it is constitutional for a lawyer to act in his client’s best interests while acting against his wishes.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


Team Trump’s Audacious “Complicity” Claim for Nullifying Abortion Rights

The Washington Spectator

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL are cited in an article about abortion rights.

Thursday, January 4, 2018


Two Ways of Looking at Gerrymandering—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


How ‘Not in My Backyard’ Became ‘Not in My Neighborhood’

The New York Times

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization Carol Rose is quoted in an article about the ways in which homeowners try to exert control over their neighborhoods.

Wednesday, January 3, 2018


Oona Hathaway & Scott Shapiro on "Story in the Public Square"

Pell Center

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90 were interviewed about their new book “The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World.”

Tuesday, January 2, 2018


How to Abolish War

New Republic

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Monday, January 1, 2018


The Dodge V. Ford Court Case Helps Explain How Corporations Work Today

Jalopnik

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in an article about the purpose of corporations.

Saturday, December 30, 2017


After John Besh fallout, many hoping for civilized change in restaurant industry

The Times-Picayune

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article about workplace sexual harassment.

Friday, December 29, 2017


Should Mayoral, Council Candidates Have To Declare A Party Affiliation?

KJZZ

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed about non-partisan elections.

Thursday, December 28, 2017


The Most Expensive Mile of Subway on Earth

The New York Times Magazine

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in a feature about the cost of transit projects in New York.

Friday, December 22, 2017


Workplace Sexual Harassment Law: A Primer

Medium

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is quoted in an article on workplace sexual harassment.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


The Books We Loved in 2017

The New Yorker

Sterling Professor of Law Anthony Kronman’s ’75 book Confessions of a Born-Again Pagan was included in a list of best books of 2017.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017


Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, Top Human Rights Official, Won’t Seek a Second Term

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh was quoted in an article about the United Nations high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017


Trump's National Security Strategy Angers China

NPR

Graham Webster, a senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center, was interviewed for an NPR segment about President Trump’s national security strategy.

Saturday, December 16, 2017


The Internationalists by Oona Hathaway and Scott Shapiro review – the plan to outlaw war

The Guardian

A review of “The Internationalists,” the book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

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