Tuesday, March 16, 2021


We were warned about a divided America 50 years ago. We ignored the signs. — A Commentary by Elizabeth Hinton

The Washington Post

Elizabeth Hinton is a Professor of Law and a member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, as well as an Associate Professor of History & African American Studies at Yale.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021


A Proposed Legal Settlement Could Upgrade The Discharges Of Thousands of Ex-Soldiers

Texas Public Radio

Joshua Britt ’22 is quoted in a Texas Public Radio article about a class action settlement expected to be approved soon where veterans were represented in part by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Monday, March 15, 2021


A Better Way to Regulate Payday Lending — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, March 15, 2021


How Polyamorists and Polygamists Are Challenging Family Norms

The New Yorker

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in a feature in The New Yorker about the rights of nontraditional parents.

Monday, March 15, 2021


Study: Black And Latino Prisoners Lose Parental Rights At Higher Rates In Connecticut

WSHU

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in a WSHU article about a study she led regarding the disproportionate rate of parental rights termination experienced by incarcerated people of color.

Sunday, March 14, 2021


How the 2020 Pandemic Election Cost Lives — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

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

Sunday, March 14, 2021


Advocates say proposed zoning measures offer Connecticut a chance to ‘right historical wrongs’

Hartford Courant

The Housing Clinic, part of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, is mentioned in a Hartford Courant article about efforts to reform geographic segregation within Connecticut.

Friday, March 12, 2021


Voices For Children Steps Up For Incarcerated Parents’ Rights

New Haven Independent

Allison Durkin ’21 and Destiny Lopez ’21 are quoted, and Eleanor Roberts ’22 is mentioned, in an article in the New Haven Independent about a report coauthored by the Criminal Justice Advocacy Clinic concerning the rights of incarcerated parents.

Friday, March 12, 2021


The Uphill Battle Against Sexual Misconduct in the U.S. Military

The Crime Report

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article in The Crime Report on sexual assault in the military.

Friday, March 12, 2021


Amid Cuomo allegations, a surge in state laws to fight harassment

Reuters

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz was interviewed by Reuters for a report on changes in state laws regarding workplace sexual harassment since the #MeToo movement.

Thursday, March 11, 2021


Connecticut’s sole supermax prison is closing. What comes next for the men who used to be on death row?

CT Mirror

Clinical Lecturer in Law and Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Dwayne Betts ’16 are quoted in a CT Mirror feature about the closing of the Northern Correctional Institution.

Thursday, March 11, 2021


Our Lonely Chief Justice — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021


A Way to Tamp Down the Toxic Politics of National Identity

Governing

Scholarship by Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in a Governing commentary about national identity.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Why Do Americans Have So Few Rights?

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn reviews the new book How Rights Went Wrong: Why Our Obsession With Rights Is Tearing America Apart by Jamal Greene ’05 in The New Republic.

Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Connecticut Looks To Ensure Parentage Rights For LGBTQ Couples

WSHU

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in a WSHU report on a bill before the Connecticut legislature, that he helped draft, that would extend parental status to nonbiological, unmarried, and same sex couples.

Monday, March 8, 2021


Guns Are a Threat to the Body Politic — A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Joseph Blocher ’06

The Atlantic

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Joseph Blocher ’06 is the Lanty L. Smith ’67 Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law.

Monday, March 8, 2021


A primer on the history of sexual harassment—and why it deserves a place in diversity training

Fast Company

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel’s scholarship is cited in a Fast Company article about the history of sexual harassment.

Friday, March 5, 2021


White House signals support for replacing decades-long authorizations for military force

Vox

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a Vox article about proposed reforms to authorizations for the use of military force.

Thursday, March 4, 2021


Give strained student loan borrowers their fresh start — A Commentary by Yair Listokin ’05

The Hill

Yair Listokin ’05 is the Shibley Family Fund Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, March 4, 2021


Standing up to China: Biden seeks allies’ support in contest with Beijing

The Irish Times

Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center Susan A. Thornton is quoted in The Irish Times about the Biden administration’s policy towards China.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021


PEN America Lauds Settlement in Press Freedom Lawsuit

Voice of America

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David A. Schulz ’78 is quoted in a Voice of America article about a settlement where the plaintiff was represented in part by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Wednesday, March 3, 2021


Maybe Politicians Should Have Employment Contracts — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, March 2, 2021


Securities Regulation and Class Warfare — A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Columbia Law School / Blue Sky Blog

Jonathan R. Macey is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance and Securities Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 1, 2021


The Next Judge: US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces' Looming Vacancy — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Just Security

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

Monday, March 1, 2021


Donor Disclosure Aids 1st Amendment, Justices Told

Law360

The Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 article, where Floyd Abrams ’59 is quoted and Clinical Lecturer in Law Michael Linhorst and Stephen Stich ’17 are also mentioned.

Saturday, February 27, 2021


Will You Have to Pay Twice for Better Infrastructure? — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, February 26, 2021


A Push for Zoning Reform in Connecticut

NYTimes.com

The Housing Clinic, part of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, is mentioned in a New York Times article about zoning reform efforts in Connecticut.

Friday, February 26, 2021


We’ll never reach herd immunity if we don’t vaccinate more non-White people — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 et al.

The Washington Post

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is a Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School. Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Faculty Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership at Yale Law School. David Herman is a member of the Yale Law School class of 2023.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


Appeal Brings Fair Rent To Court

New Haven Independent

Nathan Baker Clinical Professor of Law J.L. Pottenger, Jr. ’75 and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Richard L. Tenenbaum are mentioned, and Adam Kinkley ’21 is quoted, in a New Haven Independent article on developments in a landlord-tenant dispute involving a client represented by the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


This Senator Has Got the Math Wrong About a $15 Minimum Wage

The New York Times

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law Dan Kahan’s scholarship is cited in a commentary about minimum wage in The New York Times.

Thursday, February 25, 2021


We Still Have to Worry About the Supreme Court and Elections — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, February 24, 2021


Dominion and Smartmatic have serious shot at victory in election disinformation suits, experts say

CNBC

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted in an article about the Dominion and Smartmatic defamation suits against a variety of conservative personalities.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Celebs including A-Rod and Ciara are getting into SPACs. What could go wrong?

CNN Business

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in a CNN Business article about celebrities investing in special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs).

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Can We Trust Corporate Commitments to Racial Equity?

Forbes

Scholarship by Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is mentioned in a Forbes article about corporate response to demands for racial equity.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Haaland tells senators she sees ongoing role for fossil fuels

Roll Call

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted in an article about Deb Haaland, who has been nominated for Secretary of the Interior.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Her Husband Got Covid-19. She’s Suing His Employer. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Press Herald sues Maine State Police over concealed discipline records

Portland Press Herald

The Portland Press Herald reports that it has filed a suit, assisted by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School, seeking access to Maine State Police disciplinary records.

Tuesday, February 23, 2021


Supreme Court Term Limits—Here’s the Best Option

Bloomberg Law

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in Bloomberg Law about Supreme Court term limits.

Monday, February 22, 2021


The Journal of Free Speech Law, a New Faculty-Edited (Peer-Reviewed) Law Journal

Reason

Reason carried the announcement of the launch of the Journal of Free Speech Law, of which Sterling Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is a member of the editorial board.

Friday, February 19, 2021


To Create More Affordable Housing, Make Zoning Hyperlocal

Bloomberg

Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in a Bloomberg article regarding residential zoning laws.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Mitch McConnell’s moment of truth — and why Nancy Pelosi should take it seriously — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The Boston Globe

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

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Ex-officials, academics call for US to work with Europe to counter China

South China Morning Post

A new report published by the Paul Tsai China Center is discussed in the South China Morning Post. Center Director and Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law Paul Gewirtz is mentioned, along with Executive Director Robert D. Williams, Senior Fellow Susan Thornton, and Non-Resident Affiliated Fellows Ryan Hass and David Dollar.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Enjoy the Right to Be Left Alone? Thank the Civil Rights Movement — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, February 18, 2021


World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19

Reuters

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021


Democracy Is Weakening Right in Front of Us

The New York Times

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in the New York Times about the effect of social media on democracy.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Has Trump Permanently Altered U.S. Foreign Policy?

Foreign Affairs

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn participated in a Foreign Affairs survey on the legacy of the Trump administration’s foreign policy.

Tuesday, February 16, 2021


Business leaders hope they can satisfy Biden’s big climate goals with their own promises—not regulation

Fortune

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in Fortune article regarding the Biden administration’s goals concerning environmental policy.

Saturday, February 13, 2021


A Forever Pandemic

The Atlantic / Social Distance podcast

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves was a guest on The Atlantic’s Social Distance podcast where he discussed the future of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Friday, February 12, 2021


Nobody Knows How NYC’s New Voting System Will Affect the Mayoral Race

New York Magazine

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in New York Magazine about how ranked-choice voting may affect the New York mayoral race.

Thursday, February 11, 2021


Let’s Not Forget Trump’s Failure to ‘Take Care’ — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

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