Thursday, October 1, 2020


What works to reduce police brutality

APA Monitor

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler and Justice Collaboratory member Phillip Atiba Goff’s research is cited in this article in the October issue of the APA Monitor on Psychology.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Legal Scholars Worry About Affirmative Action and Civil Rights if Barrett is Confirmed

Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Diverse Issues in Higher Education article about Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett.

Tuesday, September 29, 2020


Urban Housing Lauded; Suburbs Challenged

New Haven Independent

Clinical Associate Professor Anika Singh Lemar and Karen Anderson ’21 are quoted in a New Haven Independent article about efforts by the Community & Economic Development Clinic to challenge zoning restrictions in Woodbridge, Connecticut.

Monday, September 28, 2020


How the ‘minority rule’ problem could get much worse

The Washington Post

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is cited in a Washington Post commentary about the future of the Supreme Court.

Saturday, September 26, 2020


Trump and Biden Make Too Big a Deal of TikTok — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, September 25, 2020


Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the Supreme Court With Guest Samuel Moyn

Rolling Stone / Useful Idiots podcast

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn was interviewed for a Rolling Stone podcast about the future of the Supreme Court.

Thursday, September 24, 2020


The Virus That Stole Christmas — 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, September 24, 2020


How the U.S. Supreme Court affects the world

Washington Post

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a Washington Post article about how the U.S. Supreme Court affects the world.

Thursday, September 24, 2020


How Did a Young, Unknown Lawyer Change the World? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


Esty Sees COVID-19 Responses Guiding States On Environmental Crises

Inside EPA

Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy Daniel Esty ’86 is quoted in an InsideEPA article about how states’ COVID-19 response is shaping their policies relating to environmental crises. 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020


The Supreme Court’s role in economic policy, explained

Vox

Professor of Law and founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in Vox about the Supreme Court’s role in the economy.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Packing the Supreme Court, explained

Fast Company

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted in Fast Company in a piece on expanding the size of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


The Supreme Court Is Slipping Away From Democrats

The New York Times

Scholarship by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is mentioned in a New York Times opinion piece about the future of the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Ginsburg’s death sparks notorious divisions, exposes frailty of US judicial system

France 24

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by FRANCE 24 about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and what it means to the future of the Supreme Court. 

Tuesday, September 22, 2020


Appointees: Less Parking = More Housing

New Haven Independent

Clinical Associate Professor Anika Singh-Lemar is quoted in the New Haven Independent about parking minimums for new housing developments.

Monday, September 21, 2020


Packing the Court—or Taming the Courts?

The Nation

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted in the Nation on expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court.

Monday, September 21, 2020


What the Senate Should Do About the Supreme Court Vacancy — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Sunday, September 20, 2020


‘Her Black Coffee Always Brewed Strong’ — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Gillian E. Metzger

The New York Times

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law and the founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School. Gillian E. Metzger is a law professor and faculty co-director of the Center for Constitutional Governance at Columbia Law School.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


If Republicans Confirm New Justice, Scholars Say Democratic Court Packing Is Possible

NPR

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn is quoted by NPR in a story about possibly expanding the number of justices on the Supreme Court.

Sunday, September 20, 2020


Study disputes Cuomo on Trump tax package; experts say it's complicated

Newsday

Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law Michael Graetz is quoted in Newsday about the result of President Trump’s 2017 tax law in New York State. 

Sunday, September 20, 2020


Supreme Court’s legitimacy at stake in wake of Ginsburg’s death

Roll Call

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in Roll Call about the Supreme Court in the wake of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death.

Saturday, September 19, 2020


Let’s Appreciate Justice Ginsburg Before We Fight Over Replacing Her — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Saturday, September 19, 2020


Ruth Bader Ginsburg Dead; Giant of the Supreme Court Was 87

Los Angeles Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a Los Angeles Times article about the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Saturday, September 19, 2020


The Case That Helped Define Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Gender Equality Fight

The Wall Street Journal

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in the Wall Street Journal about a 1972 case that helped define Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy on equal rights for women.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020


The Breonna Taylor Settlement Is Part of the Solution — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Joining COVAX Could Save American Lives — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

Foreign Policy

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Eric A. Friedman is the O'Neill Institute’s Global Health Justice Scholar and the Project Leader for the Platform for a Framework Convention on Global Health (FCGH). Lawrence O. Gostin is University Professor at Georgetown University and director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and is the Founding O'Neill Chair in Global Health Law. Matthew M. Kavanagh, PhD is assistant professor of global health at Georgetown University and director of the Global Health Policy and Politics Initiative at the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law. John T. Monahan is a senior fellow at the McCourt School of Public Policy and a senior scholar at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law.

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


Bill Barr, Unbound

Washington Post

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the Washington Post about Attorney General Bill Barr. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2020


US Push For Iran Sanctions Heightens Trade Uncertainty

Law360

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is cited in a Law360 article about the effect of sanctions against Iran on trade agreements.

Monday, September 14, 2020


War Crimes Risk Grows for U.S. Over Saudi Strikes in Yemen

The New York Times

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in the New York Times about whether President Trump’s arms-sale policies could lead to charges of war crimes against American officials.

Sunday, September 13, 2020


Here’s how Congress could save our democracy from vote-count chaos. — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ro Khanna ’01

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Fremont) is the first vice chair of the Progressive Caucus in Congress.

Thursday, September 10, 2020


A Court Just Slammed the Guantánamo Gate Shut — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, September 10, 2020


Death of trade deal with China could be 'October surprise'

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is one of several experts cited in a Politico article about a potential China-related “October Surprise” this election season.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


It’s Too Hard to Sue the Bosses of Bad Cops — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Saturday, September 5, 2020


Are the Afghan peace talks finally about to begin?

BBC Newshour

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was interviewed by BBC News on recent U.S. sanctions against the ICC Prosecutor and her top aide.

Friday, September 4, 2020


Mitch McConnell May Have Accidentally Saved Obamacare

Slate

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in Slate about the Trump administration’s efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Thursday, September 3, 2020


You Think Things Couldn’t Get Any Worse With the 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, September 2, 2020


Yale Law School helps win suit against CIA, lifting censorship of book on terrorism

New Haven Register

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David Schulz ’78 and David Froomkin ’20 are quoted in a Hearst Newspapers article about a former FBI agent whose book was redacted after the CIA took issue with his eyewitness account of its interrogation of Guantanamo detainee Abu Zubaydah. The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic assisted a filmmaker and a journalist in their efforts to gain access to the redacted information.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020


Case over 1966 US bomb accident in Spain goes before court

Associated Press

Lily Halpern ’21 is quoted in an Associated Press story about the developments in a class action suit challenging Veterans Affairs’ refusal to provide disability compensation to veterans exposed to ionizing radiation. The plaintiffs are represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Saturday, August 29, 2020


C.I.A. Uncensors Memoir of F.B.I. Agent Who Protested Torture of Terrorists

The New York Times

The New York Times covers the story of a former FBI agent whose book was redacted after the CIA took issue with his eyewitness account of its interrogation of Guantanamo detainee Abu Zubaydah. The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic assisted a filmmaker and a journalist in their efforts to gain access to the redacted information.

Friday, August 28, 2020


Young immigrants challenge Trump administration decision to scale back DACA program

CBS News

The Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic is mentioned in a CBS News report on a complaint filed in federal court that challenges the Trump administration’s efforts to scale back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

Friday, August 28, 2020


Immigrants, States Say Wolf Lacks Authority To Limit DACA

Law360

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad, and Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 and the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization are mentioned in a Law360 article about the latest developments in the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. 

Friday, August 28, 2020


Court Upholds Bowe Bergdahl's Sentence Despite Trump 'Dirty Traitor' Comments

Military.com

Senior Research Scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Military.com article about developments in the case of his client, former Army Sgt. Robert "Bowe" Bergdahl.

Thursday, August 27, 2020


Could It Be Bush v. Gore All Over Again? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Thursday, August 27, 2020


It’s Not a Big Deal When Politicians Plagiarize — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, August 26, 2020


Women won the vote but not the suffragists’ larger goal — A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Julie Suk ’03

Los Angeles Times

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Julie Chi-hye Suk ’03 is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Liberal Studies at The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).

Wednesday, August 26, 2020


Navy drops criminal charges against chief

Military Times

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Military Times article about the case of a Navy chief facing allegations that her ship security team deployed without magazines for their firearms.

Wednesday, August 26, 2020


Democrats renew push for watchdog investigation into alleged White House retaliation against Vindman brothers

CNN

CNN reports that YLS senior research scholar Eugene Fidell is among four lawyers who will represent Yevgeny Vindman in a whistleblower reprisal complaint against the Trump administration.

Monday, August 24, 2020


The State of the U.S.-China Relationship

Lawfare Podcast

Robert Williams, executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center, was a guest on the Lawfare Podcast where he discussed the state of the U.S.-China relationship.

Friday, August 21, 2020


The housing mix that suburbs need: It's not 'single-family or nothing'

The Hill

Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is quoted in The Hill about housing options in the suburbs. 

 

Thursday, August 20, 2020


So Far, 2020 Has Been Our Year of Magical Thinking — 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.

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