Wednesday, June 7, 2017


Why the Paris Agreement works—A Commentary by Todd Stern

Brookings

Todd Stern is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017


Trump’s touchy question: Would private sector be better at air traffic control?

The Christian Science Monitor

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus Peter Schuck is quoted in an article about privatizing air traffic control.

Monday, June 5, 2017


An Interview with James Forman Jr. "Locking Up Our Own"

Blog Talk Radio

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was interviewed about his book Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Sunday, June 4, 2017


Trump and Pence Invoke Conscience to Block Contraception, Contrary to Our Religious Liberty Tradition—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel ’86

Take Care

Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law and Douglas NeJaime is the Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 2, 2017


Trump’s So-Called Withdrawal from Paris: Far From Over—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh, et al.

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Dena Adler, Joanna Dafoe, Peter Posada, Conor Dwyer Reynolds, and Eugene Rusyn are Yale Law School Class of 2017.

Friday, June 2, 2017


ERISA: A Bipartisan Problem For The ACA And The AHCA—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00, Allison K. Hoffman, and Peter D. Jacobson

Health Affairs Blog

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.

Friday, June 2, 2017


After 17 Years, EPA Settles Racial Discrimination Case Against TCEQ

Texas Observer

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted, and the Environmental Justice clinic mentioned in a story about a settlement between the Texas state environmental regulator and the EPA over an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery.

Thursday, June 1, 2017


China’s Unprecedented Cyber Law Signals Its Intent to Protect a Precious Commodity: Data

MIT Technology Review

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

Thursday, June 1, 2017


Why It's Still Legal for Underage Girls to Marry in the U.S.

Time.com

Martin R. Flug Visiting Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an article about marriage laws in America.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Exxon Refinery Neighbor Group Scoffs at Texas-EPA Agreement

Bloomberg BNA

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman-Lado is quoted, and the Environmental Justice clinic mentioned, in an article about a settlement between the Texas state environmental regulator and the EPA over an Exxon Mobil Corp. refinery.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017


Can a Sitting President Be Indicted?

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about whether a sitting president can be indicted on criminal charges.

Saturday, May 27, 2017


China to launch cybersecurity law despite concerns

Daily Mail

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about new cybersecurity legislation in China.

Friday, May 26, 2017


China condemns 'provocative' US warship in South China Sea

The Sydney Morning Herald

Graham Webster, a senior fellow at Yale Law School's Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about a freedom of navigation operation by the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


How the G.O.P. Sabotaged Obamacare—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

The New York Times

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

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Report: Re-Zone Westville Village

New Haven Independent

Kendyl Clausen ’19, Joseph Jampel ’17, and Andrew Parker ’19 are quoted in article about their zoning proposal presentation at the March and April Westville CMT meetings. They are members of the Ludwig Center for Community and Economic Development, which represents the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance in this matter.

Thursday, May 25, 2017


Montana's Surprise Is Just One Strike Against Early Voting—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.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017


Guest: James Forman, Jr.

The Bill Press Show

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was a guest where he discussed his new book, Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.

Monday, May 22, 2017


David Schleicher on Local and State Regulation and Declining Mobility

Macro Musings with David Beckworth

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher was a guest on a podcast where he discussed how government regulations have led to a significant decline in inter-state mobility.

Monday, May 22, 2017


What you need to know about the 5th Amendment and how it applies to Flynn

WFIN - 1330 AM (Findlay, Ohio)

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn’s decision to invoke his Fifth Amendment rights after the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed his personal documents.

Monday, May 22, 2017


How the Swastika Became a Confederate Flag

The New York Times

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman’s ’88 new book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law is cited in an article about racism in America.

Sunday, May 21, 2017


PolitiFact: Obstruction of justice, presidential immunity, impeachment, what you need to know

Tampa Bay Times

Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science Susan Rose-Ackerman is quoted in an article about President Trump’s legal situation.

Friday, May 19, 2017


The Nazis as students of America’s worst racial atrocities

The Washington Post

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman’s ’88 new book, Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law is cited in an article about racism in America.

Friday, May 19, 2017


In one Alabama community, environmental justice is hard to find

Newsworks

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted in an article about an Alabama community’s longstanding civil rights complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency.

Friday, May 19, 2017


What Changed This Week for a Nixon Biographer—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, May 19, 2017


Brazil’s tide against corruption swells—A Commentary by Susan Rose-Ackerman

The Conversation

Susan Rose-Ackerman is Henry R. Luce Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Friday, May 19, 2017


America’s declining mobility has millennials feeling stuck

Curbed

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article on the declining domestic migration rates among millennials.

Friday, May 19, 2017


Four More Years? Don’t expect President Trump to go down without a fight. And he may take our Constitution with him.—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Huffington Post

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

Thursday, May 18, 2017


Can the Special Counsel Uncover the Truth? Dream On—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg View

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

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


When Black America Was Pro-Police

The Atlantic

A book by Professor of Law James Forman Jr. ’92 is discussed in an article about views about police by black Americans.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017


Comey Firing Could Wake a Constitutional Wolf

Bloomberg BNA

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about congressional efforts to appoint an independent prosecutor to investigate links between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Trump’s administration says the travel ban isn’t like Japanese internment. It is.—A Commentary by Duncan Williams and Gideon Yaffe

The Washington Post

Duncan Williams is an associate professor of religion and East Asian languages and cultures at the University of Southern California and Gideon Yaffe is Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


For Voting Rights Advocates, Court Decision Is ‘Temporary Victory’

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about the Supreme Court’s decision not to reconsider an appellate decision on voting rights.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Trump's Flexing Of Executive Power Raises Legal Questions

Morning Edition

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is part of a panel discussing executive power.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017


Did President Trump Obstruct Justice?

The Atlantic

Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law Peter Schuck is quoted in an article about whether the president obstructed justice.

Monday, May 15, 2017


“Motivated ignorance” is ruining our political discourse

Vox.com

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about political discourse.

Sunday, May 14, 2017


Fareed Zakaria/ GPS

CNN

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 was a guest where she discussed the firing of FBI director James Comey.

Friday, May 12, 2017


U.S. Crackdown on For-Profit Schools Is Said to Go Idle

The New York Times

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is referenced in an article on an apparent slowdown of federal investigations into for-profit colleges. The VLSC represents Veterans Education Success, an organization that advocates for former members of the military who say they were misled by for-profit colleges. Its director, Carrie Wofford ’01, is quoted.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Outgoing Yale Law Dean Says School Is ‘Reinvigorated’

Law.com

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77 is interviewed about his tenure as dean of the law school.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


A Warning on Trump’s Religious Liberty Order—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 11, 2017


Would creating one big electric grid in the West threaten California?

San Francisco Chronicle

Juliana Brint ’17 is quoted in an article about a study by the Environmental Protection Clinic about a proposed consolidation of power grid management in the West.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017


Podcast: Exploring the debate over ‘sanctuary cities’

National Constitution Center/ Constitution Daily

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was a guest on a podcast, where she discussed the future of sanctuary cities.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


Is This a Constitutional Crisis?

Politico

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Robert Post ’77, David Cole ’84, Saikrishna Prakash ’93, and Jamal Greene ’05 contributed to an article on the firing of FBI Director James Comey.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


We’ve Got to ACT UP to Stop Trumpcare—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist.

Tuesday, May 9, 2017


A Landfill Is Consuming This Historic Alabama Community. The EPA Ignored Complaints. Now the Case Is Closed.

Mother Jones

Visiting Clinical Professor of Law Marianne Engleman Lado is quoted in an article about a longstanding civil rights complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency that was abruptly closed last month.

Monday, May 8, 2017


The 'Portals' Encouraging Real Conversations About Policing and Race

Citylab

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares and Justice Collaboratory member Professor Vesla Weaver are interviewed in an article about a project facilitating discussions about policing and incarceration among low-income black and Latino communities in U.S. cities.

Monday, May 8, 2017


I Side With the 'Bad Guys' on Encryption—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, May 7, 2017


Attorney: Police shooting of black teen ‘completely unjustified’

MSNBC

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares was a guest where she discussed police reform.

Sunday, May 7, 2017


A Travel Ban’s Foe: A Young Firebrand and Her Pro Bono Brigade

The New York Times

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a profile of visiting clinical lecturer Rebecca Heller ’10. Ms. Heller’s husband, Dan Mullkoff ’10, is mentioned.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


FBI chief’s testimony on Trump-Russia investigation unlikely to reveal full picture

The Spokesman-Review

Associate Dean for Admissions & Financial Aid Asha Rangappa ’00 is quoted in a story about FBI director James Comey’s testimony before Congress regarding possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017


Navy spy case moved up to Thursday, shortened to 2 days

The Virginian-Pilot

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an article about the rescheduling of a Navy court case.

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