Friday, April 7, 2017


Goodbye, U.S. Senate—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Los Angeles Times

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, April 7, 2017


I Just Lost My Fourth Student This Year to Gun Violence. I Want to Make Sure He’s the Last.

The Trace

An article by Justice Collaboratory Member and Sociology Professor Andrew Papachristos is cited in an article about the risk of gun violence and how it spreads through social networks.

Friday, April 7, 2017


Trump Doesn't Need Congress to Strike in Syria—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, April 7, 2017


Was Trump’s Strike on Syria Legal?

The New Yorker

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about the Syria airstrike.

Friday, April 7, 2017


Abbe Gluck on the Nuclear Option and Gorsuch Confirmation

Uptown Radio

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was interviewed about the Gorsuch confirmation.

Thursday, April 6, 2017


New York's Solitary Confinement Overhaul Gets Pushback From Union

NPR/ Morning Edition

A study conducted by the Liman Program is mentioned in a story about pushback to New York State reforms in the use of solitary confinement.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


Lawsuit Over Connecticut Quarantines During 2014 Ebola Epidemic Dismissed

Legal Reader

Kyle Edwards ’18 and Emma Roth ’17 are quoted in an article about the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic charging that the government of Connecticut displayed a pattern and practice of unlawful quarantine of travelers from countries affected by Ebola.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017


No Winners or Losers, Please—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

China File

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017


Expert Psychology: The Power of Trust at Trial

National Law Review

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is cited in an article about expert testimony.

Monday, April 3, 2017


Top Human Rights Lawyers’ Views on Trump’s Human Rights Record

Just Security

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights and director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights Jim Silk ’89 and Kenneth Roth ’80 are quoted in an article about responses to President Trump’s human rights record.

Saturday, April 1, 2017


Defying Congress, the Navy promoted SEAL commander

Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about a former Navy SEALs commander who was granted a retroactive promotion, back pay, and a bigger pension after multiple investigations found he had retaliated against whistleblowers.

Friday, March 31, 2017


Privacy Is the Price We Pay for Our Internet Lives—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, March 30, 2017


The Company You Keep

Vera Institute

Collaboratory member and Sociology Professor Andrew Papachristos presented, “The Company You Keep: using network science to understand neighborhood and police violence,” at the Vera Institute of Justice in New York City.

Thursday, March 30, 2017


The Empty Supreme Court Confirmation Hearing—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, March 29, 2017


Get Politics, Guesswork Out Of School Funding—A Commentary by Matt Nguyen ’19, Brandon Levin ’19, and Eric Chung ’17

The Hartford Courant

Matt Nguyen ’19, Brandon Levin ’19, and Eric Chung’17 of the Education Advocacy Clinic are students at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Peter Shuck Yale Professor on the 5 Hard Issues Dividing America

WTAN/ Freedom Works with Paul Molloy

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was interviewed about his new book, One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


The Law Is a Zoo in New Exhibit

New Haven Independent

Rare book librarian Michael Widener is interviewed about the library’s latest exhibit, Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017


Bergdahl appeal filed, judge also pushes back court-martial trial set for April

Idaho Statesman

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted about the latest efforts to have the charges against his client Bowe Bergdahl dismissed in light of comments by then-candidate Donald Trump.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


As ICE Retaliates Against Austin, Learn How New Haven Fought Back Against a 2007 ICE Crackdown

Democracy Now!

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is interviewed about how New Haven responded to ICE raids in 2007.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Race and Policing: State and Local Perspectives

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares participated on a webcast hosted by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


How Open Data Can Revolutionize a Society in Crisis—A Commentary by Beth Simone Noveck ’97

Brink News

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

Tuesday, March 28, 2017


Why the Spike in Civilian Casualties of U.S. Military Action?—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

Newsweek.com

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

Monday, March 27, 2017


Justice Springs Eternal—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. '92

New York Times

James Forman Jr. '92 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 27, 2017


Obamacare Legal Cases

CNBC/ Nightly Business Report

Professor of Law and director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is interviewed on court cases related to Obamacare.

Sunday, March 26, 2017


Lingering Obamacare court cases are troubling insurers

CNBC

Professor of Law and director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted on court cases related to Obamacare.

Friday, March 24, 2017


Yale Clinic Leads Legal Fight to Unseal Docket Tied to Trump Associates

Connecticut Law Tribune

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School is featured in an article about a new motion the clinic filed that could unseal court records shedding light on President Donald Trump's alleged ties to a man linked to the Russian mafia.

Friday, March 24, 2017


Is the GOP ACA Repealer Unconstitutional on Federalism Grounds?—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Balkinization

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law and the Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Can senators reject Gorsuch for purely political reasons? And other confirmation questions, answered—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Los Angeles Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Frank Beckmann Show: Peter Schuck

WJR

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck was interviewed about his latest book, One Nation Undecided: Clear Thinking about Five Hard Issues That Divide Us.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017


Discussing inequality and the criminal justice system with Yale professor Vesla Weaver

St. Louis Public Radio

Justice Collaboratory member and Associate Professor of Political Science Vesla Weaver speaks about her work on inequality and the criminal justice system, specifically the impact of the events that unfolded around the killing of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, MO in August 2014. 

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Chinese police 'admit torture' of dead suspect

ABS CBN News

Senior Fellow of the Paul Tsai China Center and Lecturer in Law Jeremy Daum is quoted about a statement issued by police in central China's Henan province regarding the death of a man in their custody.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Ideas: Why the Nazis Loved America—A Commentary by James Whitman ’88

Time.com

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

Tuesday, March 21, 2017


How the First Amendment Applies to Trump’s Presidency—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

NewYorker.com

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

Monday, March 20, 2017


A Little Bit of Darkness Is Actually Good for Democracy—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, March 20, 2017


Senators should question Gorsuch about views on 'right to die'—A Commentary by Joseph Fins

The Hill

Dr. Joseph J. Fins is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and Solomon Center Distinguished Scholar in Medicine, Bioethics, and the Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


What Gorsuch Has in Common With Liberals—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


How U.S. Law Inspired the Nazis

The Chronicle of Higher Education

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is interviewed about his latest book, Hitler’s American Model.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Want to Know Where Supreme Court Nominees Stand? Don’t Bother Asking

The New York Times

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is quoted in an article and video about Senate confirmation hearings for those nominated to the Supreme Court.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Senate Democrats Lighting The Grill For Gorsuch's Confirmation Hearings

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in an article about the upcoming confirmation hearing for Neil Gorsuch, nominated to the Supreme Court.

Sunday, March 19, 2017


Commentary: Principles to guide a nation through issues that divide us—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus at Yale Law School.

Friday, March 17, 2017


American courts are tackling Islamophobia – why won’t Europeans?—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad

The Guardian

Muneer Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


President Trump vs. The Press

Legal Talk Network/ Lawyer to Lawyer

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and co-director of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic David Schulz ’78 took part in a discussion about Donald Trump and the media.

Thursday, March 16, 2017


A Time to Choose for 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.

Wednesday, March 15, 2017


Heather Gerken ’91, a Leader in Constitutional Law, Prepares for New Role

Princeton Alumni Weekly

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is interviewed on the occasion of her appointment as the next dean of the Law School.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Thinking like millennials—A Commentary by Mary Crossley, William Eskridge ’78, and Robin Fretwell Wilson

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Mary Crossley is a law professor and disability and health law scholar at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Law; William Eskridge ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School; Robin Fretwell Wilson is the Roger and Stephany Joslin Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


Scott Gottlieb, Trump’s FDA pick, explained

Vox

Lecturer in Law and Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in an article about Scott Gottlieb, nominated to lead the Food and Drug Administration.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017


President Trump and Executive Power

World Affairs/ Engage

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck and John Yoo ’92 took part in a panel discussion about President Trump and executive power.

Monday, March 13, 2017


The downside on health care

Politico

Solomon Center Senior Fellow and Distinguished Visiting Scholar Jason A. Levitis is quoted about the proposed tax breaks in the GOP's heath care plan.

Monday, March 13, 2017


Did you knowingly commit a crime? Brain scans could tell

Science

Professor of Law Gideon Yaffe is quoted in an article about a study he authored that suggests brain scans can distinguish between criminal intent and simple reckless behavior.

Monday, March 13, 2017


This Article Won’t Change Your Mind

The Atlantic

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in a feature article on partisanship.

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