Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Border Troops, Asylum Seekers, Birthright Citizenship: Immigration And The Midterms

WBUR/On Point

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was a guest on WBUR’s On Point, where he discussed whether President Trump could end birthright citizenship.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


Jam v. International Finance Corp.: May International Organizations Violate Rights with Impunity?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Patrick Pearsall

Just Security

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and Patrick W. Pearsall is the chair of the Chair of Jenner & Block’s Public International Law Practice.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


GE cuts dividend to a penny per share. Why bother keeping it at all?

Marketplace

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted in a Marketplace story about General Electric’s stock dividend.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018


The China debate: Are US and Chinese long-term interests fundamentally incompatible?

The Brookings Institution

On October 30, 2018, the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution and the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School cohosted a public debate about the future of U.S.-China relations, moderated by Evan Osnos. Listen to the full debate here.

Monday, October 29, 2018


Misdemeanorland: Social Control and New York City's Lower-Level Courts

Center for Court Innovation

Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her book Misdemeanorland.

Sunday, October 28, 2018


Professor Stephen Carter On Mail Bombs, Trump And Political Rhetoric

National Public Radio/Weekend Edition

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 is interviewed on NPR's Weekend Edition.

Saturday, October 27, 2018


Former Yale Law School Dean: “Trump’s Not Winning”

The Chicago Maroon

The Chicago Maroon reports on a speaking appearance at the University of Chicago by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh, where he discussed his new book The Trump Administration and International Law.

Friday, October 26, 2018


News organizations across the nation back Colorado Independent’s open-records fight at US Supreme Court

The Colorado Independent

The Colorado Independent mentions the Media Freedom and Information Access clinic, which has an filed amicus brief in support of its petition before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that seeks to protect the public’s First Amendment right to court records.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Lawsuit: Trump Punishing The Press Is Unconstitutional

Richard French Live

Students from Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) are interviewed about the clinic’s involvement in a First Amendment lawsuit filed against President Trump.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Down the Chain

The Nation

The book Misdemeanorland by Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is reviewed.

Thursday, October 25, 2018


Playing the Long Game for the Supreme Court—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, October 24, 2018


Battling Dementia, Sandra Day O’Connor Leaves Public Life With Plea for Bipartisanship

The New York Times

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article about Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, who announced that she will retire from public life.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


A Deepening U.S.-China Cybersecurity Dilemma—A Commentary by Ben Buchanan and Robert D. Williams

Lawfare

Ben Buchanan is an Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018


Immigrant Class May Proceed With Mandatory Detention Suit

Law360

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 are mentioned in an article about the latest updates in Reid v. Donavan.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A War Without Civilian Deaths?

The New Republic

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn has a review of the new book The Bodies in Person by Nick McDonell.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018


A Nation of Laws, Not Legal Fees—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.

Monday, October 22, 2018


Supreme Court Term Limits Are Still a Good Idea—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.

Thursday, October 18, 2018


The president has entirely too many lawyers (and not just this president)

White House Watch

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed by White House Watch about White House counsel and executive power.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018


Report re-energizes push to end solitary confinement in state

NJTV

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik was interviewed by NJTV about the recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on solitary confinement.

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.—A Commentary by Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16

The New York Times Magazine

YLS Ph.D. candidate Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 has a commentary in The New York Times Magazine titled “Could an Ex-Convict Become an Attorney? I Intended to Find Out.”

Tuesday, October 16, 2018


Literary group sues Trump, alleges free speech stifling

The Associated Press

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law David Schulz ’78 is quoted by the Associated Press about a lawsuit filed by PEN America with the assistance of the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Monday, October 15, 2018


Fixing a broken process for nominating US Supreme Court justices—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

The Conversation

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


Solitary confinement is an affront to human decency

The Washington Post

Findings contained in a recent survey by the Arthur Liman Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators are cited in The Washington Post.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


A Lesson for Kavanaugh From Another Tarnished Supreme Court Justice—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, October 11, 2018


Yale May Consider Exiting Private Funds in Social Investment Shift

Bloomberg.com

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan Macey ’82 is quoted about a Yale Investment Office statement regarding its willingness to consider exiting private equity and hedge fund investments that it deems socially irresponsible.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018


More than 4,000 mentally ill inmates held in solitary in US — report

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a Guardian article about a new report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law and the Association of State Correctional Administrators on the number of mentally ill prisoners being held in solitary confinement. Sonia Sotomayor ’79 is also quoted. A similar article appeared in Fortune.com.

Saturday, October 6, 2018


The Supreme Court Needs Term Limits—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.

Thursday, October 4, 2018


250 Law Profs Release Statement: ‘The Problem With Sexual Harassment Is Sexism’

The Cut

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz authored and publicly distributed an Open Statement on Sexual Harassment by U.S. Law Professors, which received over 300 signatures.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018


IRIS workshop sheds light on immigration policy, advocacy

Yale Daily News

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted about a workshop titled “Immigration Policy and Advocacy 101” hosted by New Haven’s Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Yale Law Opens Student Housing, Its First Campus Addition Since 1931

Law.com

Dean Heather Gerken and Robert Baker ’59 are quoted on the opening of Baker Hall.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018


Is China interfering in American politics?—A Commentary By Rush Doshi and Robert D. Williams

Brookings

Rush Doshi is a Brookings-Yale postdoctoral fellow in Foreign Policy at the Brookings Institution. Robert D. Williams is a Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, and the Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Monday, October 1, 2018


Yale Law Professor James Forman discusses the myths of black criminality

Cavalier Daily: University of Virginia

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 gave a talk in Charlottesville, VA titled “Claiming Your Power: American Racism and Radical Resistance.”

Saturday, September 29, 2018


#MeToo and narrow definitions of sexual assault can isolate survivors, says Yale Law professor

PBS News Hour

Ford Foundation Professor of Law and Social Sciences Vicki Schultz is interviewed about sexual assault and the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings.

Thursday, September 27, 2018


City Slammed On LEAD Experiment

New Haven Independent

A report by the Global Health Justice Partnership evaluating programs to provide case management and rehabilitative social services to people engaged in drug abuse, prostitution, and other non-violent street crimes and an event held about the report are discussed in an article.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018


This question changed the face of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

CNN

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, September 24, 2018


BU Law Professor Examines Federalism in Affordable Care Act

Boston University School of Law

An article discussed a paper by Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 and Boston University School of Law Professor Nicole Huberfeld about federalism and healthcare law.

Friday, September 21, 2018


Why Tariff and Trade Disputes Are More Than a Money Problem

The New York Times

An article on the research of 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 about tariff and trade policies.

Thursday, September 20, 2018


Opioid Bill Lacks Funding To Make Lasting Impact

Law360.com

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about a bill passed by the Senate this week to address the national opioid crisis.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018


Academic highlight: Greenhouse and Siegel on the past, present and future of Roe v. Wade

ScotusBlog

A review on the chapter authored by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel ’86 and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL in the forthcoming book Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories.

Monday, September 17, 2018


Healthcare groups sue to block Trump's expansion of short-term plans

Modern Healthcare

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in an article about lawsuits about short-term health plans and the ACA.

Friday, September 14, 2018


Zombie Lehman Keeps Chalking Up Victories—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.

Thursday, September 13, 2018


The Threat of Tribalism — A Commentary by Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld

The Atlantic

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law and Jed Rubenfeld is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018


A Supreme Court Transformed—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, September 12, 2018


The International Criminal Court Is No Threat to America, But John Bolton Is—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97

Newsweek

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at the Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Drug users keep accidentally poisoning themselves. Here’s an idea to stop them. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018


Public Thinker: Issa Kohler-Hausmann on Misdemeanors and Mass Incarceration

Public Books

Associate Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is interviewed about her latest book Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing.

Monday, September 10, 2018


Fossil Fuels on Trial: Where the Major Climate Change Lawsuits Stand Today

Inside Climate News

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a report about various legal challenges to the oil and gas industry over climate change.

Monday, September 10, 2018


Why is the US threatening the International Criminal Court?

BBC World Service Newshour

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is interviewed about John Bolton's speech threatening sanctions against the International Criminal Court.

Thursday, September 6, 2018


Brett Kavanaugh Deserves Better Questions—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

The New York Times

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

Thursday, September 6, 2018


What Is The 25th Amendment And How Could It Undermine Trump?

NPR—All Things Considered

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is interviewed about Section 4 of the 25th Amendment.

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