Tuesday, August 18, 2020


Ending Member Privilege

City Journal

Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in a City Journal article about how aldermanic privilege can block urban development.

Tuesday, August 18, 2020


Equal Rights Amendment: Will women ever have equal rights under federal law?

USA Today

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in USA Today about the Equal Rights Amendment.

Saturday, August 15, 2020


Former midshipman found guilty of sexual assault plans to appeal

Baltimore Sun

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Baltimore Sun report on the case of a midshipman convicted of sexual assault who plans to appeal his conviction based, in part, on jury selection. 

Friday, August 14, 2020


Elizabeth Alexander’s Fierce Vision of Social Justice

The Wall Street Journal

The Million Book Project, Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton, and Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 are mentioned in a Wall Street Journal story about Elizabeth Alexander’s initiatives at the Mellon Foundation.

Friday, August 14, 2020


2nd Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Suit Targeting Connecticut Over Ebola Quarantines

New York Law Journal

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 is quoted in a New York Law Journal story about the dismissal of a constitutional challenge to Connecticut’s use of quarantine measures for residents who returned from West Africa during the 2014 Ebola virus outbreak.

Thursday, August 13, 2020


Personal contact could be next casualty in U.S.-China tech feud

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about the future of communication platforms like WeChat.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Anthony P. Lester – A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

EJIL: Talk!

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


The Second Oxford Statement on International Law Protections of the Healthcare Sector During Covid-19: Safeguarding Vaccine Research

Just Security

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and others have drafted a statement on the cyber protections needed by vaccine research, and how international law applies to the protection of the development, testing, manufacture, and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


How to end America's politics of hate and polarization

USA Today

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law Amy Chua is quoted in a USA Today commentary about why America is experiencing increasing political polarization.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Unemployment insurance is broken: How to fix it — A Commentary by Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

New York Daily News

Michael J. Graetz is the Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law. Ian Shapiro ’87is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University. 

Tuesday, August 11, 2020


Let the People Elect the Vice President — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Monday, August 10, 2020


Connecticut attorneys say marriages are holding steady, as other states see spike in COVID-19 divorces

Hartford Courant

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in the Hartford Courant about the effect of the coronavirus on divorce rates in Connecticut.

Monday, August 10, 2020


David Schleicher on the Municipal Trilemma and its Implications for the Current Crisis

Mercatus Center / The Bridge podcast

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed on The Bridge podcast about the historical role the federal government has played in responding to state and local budget crises.

Saturday, August 8, 2020


Reform the Court, but Don’t Pack It — A Commentary by Professor Samuel Moyn and Ryan Doerfler

The Atlantic

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University. Ryan D. Doerfler is Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.

Thursday, August 6, 2020


Freedom libraries designed to liberate the minds of prisoners

MPR News

Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts ’16 speaks with Minnesota Public Radio about the project and the curation of books.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020


How the President Became Deporter in Chief

Slate

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed in Slate about “The President and Immigration Law,” her new book co-authored with Adam Cox, a law professor at NYU School of Law.

 

Tuesday, August 4, 2020


The murder spike in big US cities, explained

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor Tracey Meares is quoted in a Vox article about the spike in murders in large US cities.

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


Changes to state parenting laws help fill gaps for same-sex couples

NBC News

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an NBC News story about the ways in which states are addressing the legal rights of same sex parents.

Monday, August 3, 2020


How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans

City Metric

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman was interviewed by City Metric about current crime trends, and the effect of policing policies on the Black community. 

Monday, August 3, 2020


How Police Compare in Different Democracies

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in an article in the Council on Foreign Relations that examines policing in America in comparison to other advanced democracies.

Monday, August 3, 2020


Economic insecurity is a growing problem. The nation needs a jobs program — A Commentary by Michael Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Michael Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor of Law Emeritus and Professional Lecturer at Yale Law School.  Ian Shapiro '87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Friday, July 31, 2020


We train police to be warriors — and then send them out to be social workers

Vox

Professors Tracey L. Meares and Tom Tyler, Founding Directors of The Justice Collaborator, are quoted in a Vox article about police training.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


U.N. Panel Takes Aim at Heavy-Handed Police Tactics at Protests

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in a New York Times story about a United Nations human rights panel’s concerns about tactics used by law enforcement against anti-racism protests.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


Can plaintiffs from other countries hold China legally accountable for the coronavirus pandemic in their respective courts?

ABA Journal

Howard M. Holtzmann Professor Emeritus of Law Lea Brilmayer is quoted in an American Bar Association Journal article about whether China can be held legally responsible for the coronavirus pandemic.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


The Supreme Court’s Religious Crusaders Take On the Pandemic Response — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse is the Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence at Yale Law School.

Thursday, July 30, 2020


Trump’s October Surprise: A Vaccine for 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.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020


Remdesivir Could Be in Short Supply. Here’s a Fix. — A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 et al.

The New York Times

Amy Kapczynski is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. practice at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


‘A scalpel rather than a bulldozer’: Severability in the spotlight as the newest ACA challenge looms — A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

SCOTUSBlog

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.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Medicare Expansion Needs to Start Young — A Commentary by Michael J. Graetz and Ian Shapiro ’87

Medium

Michael J. Graetz is Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law. Ian Shapiro ’87 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Sterling Professor of Political Science at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Danbury prison, inmates reach settlement in coronavirus suit

Danbury News-Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in the Danbury News-Times about a settlement reached in a lawsuit between inmates and the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Danbury.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


Donate to crowdfunding site so those who have served their time can vote, as Floridians intended — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Miami Herald

Eugene Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 27, 2020


What Is Fascism?

WAMU / 1A

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn was a guest on public radio program 1A where he discussed fascism.

Monday, July 27, 2020


Spotlight On Criminal Justice Reform During National Conversation On Race

WNPR / Where We Live

Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts ’16 was interviewed on WNPR’s “Where We Live” to talk about the project.

Friday, July 24, 2020


What to Do About Portland — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Friday, July 24, 2020


Constitutional scholars are alarmed by Trump's planned 'surge' of federal agents to major US cities

Business insider

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodriguez ’00 is quoted in a Business Insider article about the surge of federal law enforcement into cities around the country.

Thursday, July 23, 2020


What is the future of the UN in the age of impunity?

The Guardian

Sterling Professsor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the Guardian on the future of the United Nations.

Thursday, July 23, 2020


Go Ahead, Make That Demand. Just Don't Call It a Petition. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Did the Supreme Court grant Trump new powers to reshape immigration and health care?

PolitiFact

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in PolitiFact about whether the Supreme Court's DACA decision gave the President power over the ACA.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020


Why the U.S. ordered a Chinese consulate closed — and what it means for foreign policy

PBS NewsHour

Visiting Lecturer Susan Thornton was interviewed for a PBS NewsHour story about the closing of China’s consulate in Houston.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020


Where the Sick Get Sicker and the Sane Are Driven Mad: Behind Bars — A Commentary by Justin Driver

The New York Times

Justin Driver is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 20, 2020


The Pandemic Has Pushed Aside City Planning Rules. But to Whose Benefit?

The New York Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Anika Singh Lemar is quoted in a New York Times article about how the coronavirus has shaped urban planning.

Monday, July 20, 2020


What Did the U.S. Accomplish With Its South China Sea Legal Statement? — A Commentary by Robert Williams

Lawfare

Robert D. Williams is executive director of the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School.

Friday, July 17, 2020


Progressive City, Brutal Police

Rolling Stone

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a Rolling Stone special report about police brutality in Portland, Oregon.

Friday, July 17, 2020


State and local officials tussle over virus restrictions

The Associated Press

Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an Associated Press story about friction between state and local governments over mandates related to COVID-19.

Friday, July 17, 2020


The Case For Racism Response Funds – A Collective Response To Racist Acts — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

The Appeal

Monica C. Bell is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and an Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale University.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Despite Supreme Court ruling, Trump administration rejects new DACA applications

The Los Angeles Times

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the government’s rejection of new DACA applications, despite a recent Supreme Court ruling.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The “Find Something New” Edition

Slate / Political Gabfest

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 was the guest host of Slate’s Political Gabfest podcast where the COVID-19 pandemic, cancel culture, and racial justice were discussed.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The abortion pill will be available via mail — for now. Here’s what you should know.

The Lily

Executive director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Katherine Kraschel is quoted in The Lily about access to medical abortions during the pandemic.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


Banning TikTok is a terrible idea — A Commentary by Samm Sacks

SupChina

Samm Sacks is a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center.

Thursday, July 16, 2020


The New Lysenkoism in Washington — 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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