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.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


Taking China to Court Over the Coronavirus

The Lawfare Podcast

Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center Robert Williams took part in the Lawfare Podcast about whether Americans can sue the Chinese government over the coronavirus pandemic.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


With Books and New Focus, Mellon Foundation to Foster Social Equity

The New York Times

The New York Times reports on the Million Book Project, funded by a gift from the Mellon Foundation, that will be administered by The Justice Collaboratory with the assistance of Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, now a YLS Ph.D. candidate, and Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history, African American studies and law.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Should Billy Joe Wardlow Be Executed for a Crime Committed When He Was Eighteen? — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Policing and Law Enforcement: Further Considerations from Psychological Science

Association for Psychological Science / The Observer

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler’s work on addressing racial bias in the police force is cited in the Association for Psychological Science newsletter, The Observer.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Connecticut has an opportunity to tackle housing segregation. It appears to be taking a pass.

CT Mirror

Scholarship by Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in a ProPublica/CT Mirror report about housing segregation in Connecticut.

Monday, June 29, 2020


The Latest Push Toward Statehood For Washington, D.C.

WAMU / 1A

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed for a National Public Radio segment about the recent push for D.C. statehood.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Obamacare Backers See Hope in Roberts Opinion in Non-Health Case

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about a recent opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Saturday, June 27, 2020


Chile’s Constituent Assembly

Yale Global Online

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed in La Tercera about Chile’s new Constituent Assembly, charged with proposing a new constitution. The interview was translated and posted on Yale Global Online.

Saturday, June 27, 2020


Bolton Book Fight Shows Flaws in U.S. System to Protect Secrets

Bloomberg

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in Bloomberg about the process for screening the writings of former government officials to prevent the release of classified information.

Friday, June 26, 2020


Bostock, LGBTQ+ Rights, and Marriage Equality

CAP·impact Podcast

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 was interviewed on the McGeorge School of Law’s Capital Center for Law & Policy podcast about the anniversary of the Obergefell decision that made same-sex marriage legal.

Friday, June 26, 2020


‘Let Freedom Ring’ from Georgia

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a New York Times opinion piece about Atlanta.

Thursday, June 25, 2020


The Argument for Prison Abolition

The Crime Report

Associate Professor of Law Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in The Crime Report article about prison abolition.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020


The Other Police Immunity Problem — A Commentary by Peter Schuck

The Wall Street Journal

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Do Police Need Guns?

NPR / Here and Now

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed on NPR’s Here and Now about the role guns play in law enforcement in the U.S. and other countries.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Police reform requires culture change, not just diversity, advocates say

The World

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares spoke to PRI’s The World about the limits of focusing solely on diversity when discussing police reform.

Monday, June 22, 2020


Animal Rights Law: For or Against

Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law

The Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law interviews LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn.

Monday, June 22, 2020


The Supreme Court’s Ominous DACA Decision: Perils for Dreamers in What Comes Next — A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and Adam Cox

Just Security

Cristina Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Adam B. Cox is Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU.

Monday, June 22, 2020


GE Names New Auditor For The First Time In Over A Century

Forbes

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in Forbes about GE naming a new auditor for the first time in more than a century.

Monday, June 22, 2020


How to Decide Which Statues to Pull Down — 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.

Sunday, June 21, 2020


Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

The Associated Press

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an Associated Press story about the retirement of Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard Palmer.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Supreme Court LGBT Ruling Gives Hope to Those Challenging Military Transgender Ban

Reuters

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in a Reuters article about how the recent Supreme Court LGBTQ ruling will affect those challenging the military transgender ban.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Supreme Court Rules For DREAMers, Against Trump

National Public Radio

Clinical Associate Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08, co-director of the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC), was interviewed for a NPR story about the Supreme Court ruling in favor of Dreamers. The clinic was the first in the nation to file a lawsuit challenging the termination of DACA and yesterday’s decision was a major win for their clients.

Friday, June 19, 2020


COVID-19 waivers emerge as flashpoint in absence of liability shield

The Hill

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 is quoted in an article in The Hill on how businesses and schools are turning to coronavirus waivers to guard against potential lawsuits in the absence of a federal liability shield.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Time for a China rethink

Politico

YLS visiting lecturer and senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center Susan Thornton is quoted in a Politico article about developments in U.S.-China diplomacy.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Immigrant Teens Left Out When Trump Ended DACA Are In Limbo After Supreme Court Ruling.

The Marshall Project

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in a Marshall Project story about the thousands of immigrant teens that are coming of age without legal papers who are not included in last week’s Supreme Court ruling on DACA.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Roberts to Trump: Don’t Take the Supreme Court for Granted — 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, June 18, 2020


When Police and Public Health Collide in the Age of Covid-19 — 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.

Thursday, June 18, 2020


What Does ‘Sex’ Mean? The Supreme Court Answers — 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, June 17, 2020


We listened to people in highly policed U.S. communities

Washington Post

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares’ work on the Portals Policing Project is mentioned in a commentary coauthored by Justice Collaboratory member Vesla Weaver.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Black Lives Matter Might Just Save American Democracy — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Daniel Markovits ’00

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Daniel Markovits ’00 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


When Can Grandparents Meet the Newborn?

The New York Times

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) Gregg Gonsalves is quoted in The New York Times about the easing of COVID-19 restrictions.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Obama-Era Policing Proposals Find Some Success, but Ambitious Ideas Are Slow-Moving

Wall Street Journal

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the recommendations made by President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Why Gorsuch upheld civil rights for LGBTQ Americans

Christian Science Monitor

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an article on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold LGBTQ workplace rights. Professor Eskridge was also quoted in the New York Times and Law360. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


Supreme Court Delivers Major Victory To LGBTQ Employees

National Public Radio

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence Bill Eskridge ’78 is quoted in a National Public Radio report on the Supreme Court ruling that LGBTQ employees are protected from discrimination based on sex.

Monday, June 15, 2020


Why U.S. Leadership Matters for the Global Defense, Protection and Promotion of Human Rights — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

The Foreign Service Journal

Harold Hongju Koh is a Sterling Professor of International Law.

Monday, June 15, 2020


Five myths about federal courts

The Washington Post

The scholarship of Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is mentioned in a Washington Post article about the federal courts.

Monday, June 15, 2020


Punishment by Pandemic

The New Yorker

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and clinical lecturer Laura Fernandez ’02, both members of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, are quoted in a New Yorker article about prisoners’ rights.

Monday, June 15, 2020


What suburban police are planning to reform, and what activists say about it

Daily Herald

Associate Professor Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in an article about suburban police reform.

Friday, June 12, 2020


We Can Fight for Racial Justice While Tolerating Dissent" — A Commentary by Stephen Carter '79

Bloomberg

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

Friday, June 12, 2020


Battle Between U.S. And Chinese Telecom Huawei Intensifies

NPR

Robert Williams, executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center, was interviewed about how the battle between the U.S. and the Chinese telecom giant Huawei is intensifying.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


How the Federal Government Can Reform the Police

The New Yorker

The New Yorker spoke to Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares about how best to reform America’s police departments.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


When It Works to ‘Defund the Police’

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman Jr. is quoted by Nicholas Kristof in his column in the New York Times.

Wednesday, June 10, 2020


An Epidemiologist’s Lessons From the ACT UP Era, for Today’s Protesters

New York Magazine

Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Co-Director, Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) Gregg Gonsalves was interviewed by New York magazine about recent protests and the coronavirus. YLS professor and co-director of the GHJP Amy Kapczynski ’03 is mentioned.

Monday, June 8, 2020


The First Step Is Figuring Out What Police Are For — A Commentary by Tracey Meares and Tom Tyler

Tha Atlantic

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor and a Founding Director of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School. Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School, as well as a Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory.

Monday, June 8, 2020


After the Killing of George Floyd, Hartford and Other Cities Ponder Defunding the Police

Hartford Courant

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares is quoted in the Hartford Courant about the role of police within their communities.

Sunday, June 7, 2020


Massive bailout leaves Wall Street giant exposed to fire from all sides

Politico

Professor of Law John Morley ’06 is quoted in a Politico article about the growing, bipartisan scrutiny faced by BlackRock, an asset manager at the center of the Federal Reserve’s coronavirus-related bailout.

Sunday, June 7, 2020


Why are African Americans subject to more police violence?

TRT World

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares spoke with TRT World about police accountability.

Friday, June 5, 2020


No Justice, No Peace

WNYC / On the Media

Elizabeth Hinton, incoming professor of history, law and African-American studies at Yale and member of the Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School, is interviewed on On the Media on the historical roots of American law enforcement.

Friday, June 5, 2020


How to Keep the United States in the WHO — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Lawrence O. Gostin

Foreign Affairs

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Lawrence O. Gostin is O’Neill Professor of Global Health Law and Faculty Director of the O’Neill Institute for National Global Health Law at Georgetown University.

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