Wednesday, September 27, 2017


Do Trump’s NFL Attacks Violate the First Amendment?—A Commentary by Robert Post ’77

Politico

Robert Post ’77 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017


Will Trump’s Latest Travel Ban Pass Muster With The Supreme Court?

WSHU

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in a story about President Trump’s latest travel ban.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


The Internationalists

C-SPAN/Book TV

A broadcast of a talk on “The Internationalists,” the new book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Friends, Enemies, and Trump's First Amendment Violations—A Commentary by Robert Post ’77

Take Care

Robert Post ’77 is a Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Senate Stumbles in Bid to Check Trump’s Firing Arm

Courthouse News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is quoted in an article about bills introduced by the Senate about Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Monday, September 25, 2017


ProPublica Seeks Source Code for New York City’s Disputed DNA Software

ProPublica

ProPublica is petitioning for access to the source code for New York City’s proprietary DNA software with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, September 25, 2017


Fire NFL Players for Protesting? Union Deals Make That Unlikely

Bloomberg.com

Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law James Bhandary-Alexander is quoted in an article about constitutional rights within the workplace.

Friday, September 22, 2017


Judge orders Army to review discharge status of two CT vets

The Day

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, clinical lecturer Aaron Wenzloff, and students with the Veterans’ Legal Services Clinic are mentioned in a story about two Army veterans who have petitioned to have their discharge status upgraded by the Army.

Thursday, September 21, 2017


Unilateral Rocket Man—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Slate.com

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Would Trump attack North Korea? Here’s what we learned from his ‘Rocket Man’ speech at the U.N.—A Commentary by Mira Rapp-Hooper

The Washington Post

Mira Rapp-Hooper is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School, as well as a Senior Fellow at Yale’s Paul Tsai China Center. 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017


Report: Latest Republican Efforts To Reform Health Care Could Cost Connecticut Billions

WNPR

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a story about the latest Republican attempt to repeal and replace the ACA.

Friday, September 15, 2017


The National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction

The New Yorker

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 has been named a finalist for a National Book Award for “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Friday, September 15, 2017


FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Sweetening the Deal

Traders Magazine Online News

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is cited in an article about rebates, the pricing mechanism employed by exchanges that pays for broker order flow.

Friday, September 15, 2017


In Detroit, the end of blight is in sight

The Economist

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article about the rebuilding of Detroit.

Friday, September 15, 2017


A Prison Sentence Ends. But the Stigma Doesn’t.—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92

The New York Times

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

Friday, September 15, 2017


More Rules for Launching Nukes Won't Make U.S. Safer—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, September 15, 2017


Experts: Veterans should ‘get out in the streets’ to protest government’s handling of ‘bad paper’

Stars and Stripes

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about a presentation he took part in in Washington regarding the military’s and VA’s handling of other-than-honorable discharges.

Friday, September 15, 2017


The Parochialism of American Cosmopolitanism—A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

Lawfare

Samuel Moyn is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Thursday, September 14, 2017


An Old Supreme Court Dream—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.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


What Happens When War is Outlawed

The New Yorker

A feature article on “The Internationalists,” the new book by Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 and Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy Scott Shapiro ’90.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017


Married gay couple challenges Utah's surrogacy law after court denies petition

The Salt Lake Tribune

Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an article about the case of two men who were denied their petition to enter into a surrogacy agreement with a woman.

Monday, September 11, 2017


Equifax Bungles the Details Over and Over Again—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, September 8, 2017


What Adolf Hitler and the Nazis learned from American racism

Salon.com

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is interviewed about his book “Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law.”

Thursday, September 7, 2017


Legal ‘fistfight’ expected when transgender ban gets to court

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the legal challenge to President Trump’s ban on transgender personnel serving in the military.

Thursday, September 7, 2017


Yes, Ethics Still Matter in an Emergency—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, September 6, 2017


Democrats Begin Legal Assault on Trump’s Move to End ‘Dreamer’ Program

The New York Times

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law Andrew Pincus are quoted in an article about the various legal challenges to President Trump’s rollback of DACA.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Yale Immigration Lawyer Doubts Congress Will Act On DACA

WNPR

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed about whether Congress will act on DACA before the program ends in March of 2018.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017


Don’t Let Trump Hide Behind the Constitution in Ending DACA—A Commentary by Adam Cox and Cristina Rodríguez ’00

Just Security

Adam Cox is the Robert A. Kindler Professor of Law at NYU and Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 5, 2017


Groups in NY seek legal challenge of Trump DACA rollback

Associated Press

Students with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are leading a legal challenge to President Trump’s proposed phase-out of DACA. Similar articles appeared in numerous other outlets.

Monday, September 4, 2017


How the American Jim Crow System Inspired Hate and the Alt-Right

Atlanta Black Star

Hitler’s American Model, the latest book by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88, is cited at length in a feature.

Sunday, September 3, 2017


Trump's push to quit South Korea trade pact would mark latest swerve in region on edge

The Guardian (London)

Mira Rapp-Hooper, senior research scholar and a senior fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about the potential for President Trump to withdraw the U.S. from its free-trade agreement with South Korea.

Saturday, September 2, 2017


Outlawing War? It Actually Worked—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

The New York Times

Oona A. Hathaway is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and Scott Shapiro is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Court Bans Ex-Cadet’s Lawsuit Against West Point Superiors

The New York Times

Shikha Garg ’19 is quoted in an article about the outcome of a case of a cadet at the U.S. Military Academy, represented by the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.

Friday, September 1, 2017


Heather Gerken, Dean, Yale Law School: The case for progressive federalism

Politico

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken was named one of the top 50 idea makers for scholarship on progressive federalism.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Eclipsing Dreams of Better Lives—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


Challenge That Blocked First Trump Travel Ban Is Settled

The New York Times

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in an article about the settlement of the travel ban case that WIRAC worked on.

Thursday, August 31, 2017


States’ Rights

Truth Politics and Power with Neal Conan

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken was a guest and discussed states’ rights.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Amicus Brief in Whitford—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Election Law Blog

Heather Gerken is the Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


Hungry Harvey Victims Have Committed No Crime—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.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


Deliberate Indifference

Undisclosed

Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership Gregg Gonsalves participated in a podcast about Hepatitis C treatment availability in prisons.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


Scenes from a Disjunctive Presidency—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Balkinization

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 29, 2017


Pentagon expands policy to upgrade vets’ bad paper discharges

Stars and Stripes

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in an article about a Department of Defense directive that instructs the Army Review Boards Agency to give increased consideration to veterans looking to upgrade their less-than-honorable discharges.

Monday, August 28, 2017


Two Lawsuits Challenge Trump Transgender Military Service Ban

US News & World Report

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about two new lawsuits on Monday that challenge President Trump's ban on transgender people serving in the U.S. military.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


A New Romance: Trump Has Made Progressives Fall in Love With Federalism

New York Magazine

 Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken is quoted in an article about progressive federalism.

Thursday, August 24, 2017


America’s Divided Political Imaginary—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

global-e (USC Santa Barbara)

Paul W. Kahn '80 is the Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities at Yale Law School. 

Thursday, August 24, 2017


Wanted: Illegal Fish Dumpers

Scientific American

Clinical Lecturer Josh Galperin is quoted in an article about efforts by the Nevada Department of Wildlife to curb the release of invasive fish species in the state’s lakes.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Yes, Trump Could Be Impeached for Pro-Nazi Talk

The Daily Beast

Sterling Professors of Law Akhil Amar ’84 and Bruce Ackerman ’67 are quoted in an article about whether President Trump committed an impeachable offense by espousing un-American beliefs.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Sorry, Banning ‘Killer Robots’ Just Isn’t Practical

WIRED

Director of the Information Society Project Rebecca Crootof ’11 is quoted in a WIRED article about autonomous weapons.

Tuesday, August 22, 2017


Bergdahl chooses military judge over jury in desertion trial

Stars and Stripes

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in a Stars and Stripes report on developments in the case of Bowe Bergdahl.

Monday, August 21, 2017


It's Hard to Ignore Trump, But We Have to Try—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

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