Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Medicare Expansion Needs to Start Young — A Commentary by Michael J. Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Medium

Michael J. Graetz is Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law. Ian Shapiro ’87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Danbury prison, inmates reach settlement in coronavirus suit

Danbury News-Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in the Danbury News-Times about a settlement reached in a lawsuit between inmates and the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Danbury.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Donate to crowdfunding site so those who have served their time can vote, as Floridians intended — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Miami Herald

Eugene Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 27, 2020


What Is Fascism?

WAMU / 1A

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn was a guest on public radio program 1A where he discussed fascism.

Monday, July 27, 2020


Spotlight On Criminal Justice Reform During National Conversation On Race

WNPR / Where We Live

Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts ’16 was interviewed on WNPR’s “Where We Live” to talk about the project.

Friday, July 24, 2020


Constitutional scholars are alarmed by Trump's planned 'surge' of federal agents to major US cities

Business insider

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 is quoted in a Business Insider article about the surge of federal law enforcement into cities around the country.

Friday, July 24, 2020


What to Do About Portland — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

E. Donald Elliott is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 23, 2020


What is the future of the UN in the age of impunity?

The Guardian

Sterling Professsor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the Guardian on the future of the United Nations.

Thursday, July 23, 2020


Go Ahead, Make That Demand. Just Don't Call It a Petition. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Did the Supreme Court grant Trump new powers to reshape immigration and health care?

PolitiFact

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in PolitiFact about whether the Supreme Court's DACA decision gave the President power over the ACA.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Why the U.S. ordered a Chinese consulate closed — and what it means for foreign policy

PBS NewsHour

Visiting Lecturer Susan Thornton was interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about the closing of China’s consulate in Houston.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Where the Sick Get Sicker and the Sane Are Driven Mad: Behind Bars — A Commentary by Justin Driver

The New York Times

Justin Driver is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 20, 2020


The Pandemic Has Pushed Aside City Planning Rules. But to Whose Benefit?

The New York Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in a New York Times article about how the coronavirus has shaped urban planning.

Monday, July 20, 2020


What Did the U.S. Accomplish With Its South China Sea Legal Statement? — A Commentary by Robert Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 17, 2020


Progressive City, Brutal Police

Rolling Stone

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a Rolling Stone special report about police brutality in Portland, Oregon.

Friday, July 17, 2020


State and local officials tussle over virus restrictions

The Associated Press

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an Associated Press story about friction between state and local governments over mandates related to COVID-19.

Friday, July 17, 2020


The Case For Racism Response Funds – A Collective Response To Racist Acts — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

The Appeal

Monica C. Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Despite Supreme Court ruling, Trump administration rejects new DACA applications

The Los Angeles Times

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the government’s rejection of new DACA applications, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The “Find Something New” Edition

Slate / Political Gabfest

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was the guest host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast where the COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture, and racial justice were discussed.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The abortion pill will be available via mail — for now. Here’s what you should know.

The Lily

Executive director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Katherine Kraschel is quoted in The Lily about access to medical abortions during the pandemic.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Banning TikTok is a terrible idea — A Commentary by Samm Sacks

SupChina

Samm Sacks is a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The New Lysenkoism in Washington — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Black Security and the Conundrum of Policing — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

Just Security

Monica Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


The Roberts Court Is Nothing Like America — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Trump’s War on International Students

The American Prospect

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in The American Prospect about the new proposed guidelines around international students.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


As COVID Ravages the US, Bankers Loot Small Business Programs

Sputnik News / Loud and Clear

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara was a guest on Sputnik News where she discussed the death penalty.

Monday, July 13, 2020


Brazil Needs a New Constitution — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 [pdf in English]

Correio Braziliense

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

Monday, July 13, 2020


Trump keeps focus elsewhere as COVID-19 cases continue steep climb

The Boston Globe

YLS clinical lecturer and executive director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in the Boston Globe about President Trump’s messaging around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Saturday, July 11, 2020


In Commuting Stone’s Sentence, Trump Goes Where Nixon Would Not

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence.

Saturday, July 11, 2020


Is Meritocracy a Scam? Is the US Really a Meritocracy?

David Pakman Show

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits 00 was the guest on the David Pakman Show, where he discussed his book, The Meritocracy Trap.

 

Friday, July 10, 2020


In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center

The New York Times

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in The New York Times about the most recent Supreme Court decisions.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


U.S. Profs Offer 'Independent Study' Classes to Prevent Student Deportations

Newsweek

Dean Heather Gerken is quoted, and deputy dean Ian Ayres ’86 mentioned, in a Newsweek article that highlights Yale Law School’s statement of support for international students following a new federal policy that threatens to deport students who are not receiving in-person instruction this fall.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


‘A Terrible Choice’: Yale Law School Dean Condemns ICE International Student Ruling

WNPR

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken speaks to WNPR about the Trump administration’s policy requiring international students to attend in-person classes in the fall or lose their visa status.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Supreme Court rules N.Y. prosecutor can obtain Trump’s tax returns, rejects similar bid from Congress

New York Daily News

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law Michael Graetz is quoted in the New York Daily News about the Supreme Court decision that gives Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. the right to subpoena a variety of President Trump’s financial and banking records.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Protest and Survive! — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Congress must stop Trump from withdrawing from the WHO — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

The Hill

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

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


New Hopkins tracker you’ll click constantly

Politico

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in a Politico report about whether governors can force the president to obey a mask mandate.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Yale philosopher and legal scholar collaborated on recent SCOTUS case

Yale News

Yale News highlights the work of Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08, who wrote an amicus brief for the Supreme Court case Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Linda Greenhouse on the Supreme Court’s religion ‘project’

CT Mirror / Steady Habits Podcast

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse spoke to the Steady Habits podcast about recent Supreme Court decisions.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Trial for midshipman charged with sexual assault to start with jury member selection

Baltimore Sun

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in the Baltimore Sun about a trial involving a midshipman charged with sexual assault.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


US withdrawal from WHO is unlawful and threatens global and US health and security — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

The Lancet

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

Tuesday, July 7, 2020


Reform Expert Approved For Police Commission

New Haven Independent

The New Haven Independent reports that Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares has been appointed to the New Haven Board of Police Commissioners.

Monday, July 6, 2020


Police Training, Satellite Crowding, The Glass Cliff

BYU Radio / Top of Mind

Caroline Sarnoff, Executive Director of The Justice Collaboratory speaks with BYU Radio podcast Top of Mind with Julie Rose about procedural justice training for police officers.

Monday, July 6, 2020


Voting by mail: Courts need to get real — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

Eugene R. Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 6, 2020


Into Resuming Federal Executions

NBC News / Into America Podcast

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara was a guest on the NBC News “Into America” podcast where she discussed the death penalty.

Saturday, July 4, 2020


Welcome to the Post-Leader World — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Foreign Policy

Oona A. Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Scott Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


COVID-19 No Excuse for Ignoring Rights of the Incarcerated: Paper

The Crime Report

The Crime Report discusses a paper authored by Athur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik about how judges have – and should continue – to impact prisoners’ rights.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


How Chief Justice Roberts Solved His Abortion Dilemma — 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, July 2, 2020


‘We Are Not Even Beginning to Be Over This Pandemic’ — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


Think racial segregation is over? Here’s how the police still enforce it.

The Washington Post

Associate Professor of Law Monica C. Bell speaks with The Washington Post about her new paper “Anti-Segregation Policing” and discusses some of the ways in which policing helps perpetuate residential segregation.

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