Wednesday, July 15, 2020


Black Security and the Conundrum of Policing — A Commentary by Monica C. Bell ’09

Just Security

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

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


As COVID Ravages the US, Bankers Loot Small Business Programs

Sputnik News / Loud and Clear

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara was a guest on Sputnik News where she discussed the death penalty.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


The Roberts Court Is Nothing Like America — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The New York Times

Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020


Trump’s War on International Students

The American Prospect

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in The American Prospect about the new proposed guidelines around international students.

Monday, July 13, 2020


Trump keeps focus elsewhere as COVID-19 cases continue steep climb

The Boston Globe

YLS clinical lecturer and executive director of the Information Society Project Nikolas Guggenberger is quoted in the Boston Globe about President Trump’s messaging around the COVID-19 pandemic.

Monday, July 13, 2020


Brazil Needs a New Constitution — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 [pdf in English]

Correio Braziliense

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

Saturday, July 11, 2020


In Commuting Stone’s Sentence, Trump Goes Where Nixon Would Not

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone's prison sentence.

Saturday, July 11, 2020


Is Meritocracy a Scam? Is the US Really a Meritocracy?

David Pakman Show

Guido Calabresi Professor of Law Daniel Markovits 00 was the guest on the David Pakman Show, where he discussed his book, The Meritocracy Trap.

Friday, July 10, 2020


In a Term Full of Major Cases, the Supreme Court Tacked to the Center

The New York Times

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in The New York Times about the most recent Supreme Court decisions.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Protest and Survive! — 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, July 9, 2020


U.S. Profs Offer 'Independent Study' Classes to Prevent Student Deportations

Newsweek

Dean Heather Gerken is quoted, and deputy dean Ian Ayres ’86 mentioned, in a Newsweek article that highlights Yale Law School’s statement of support for international students following a new federal policy that threatens to deport students who are not receiving in-person instruction this fall.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


‘A Terrible Choice’: Yale Law School Dean Condemns ICE International Student Ruling

WNPR

Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law Heather Gerken speaks to WNPR about the Trump administration’s policy requiring international students to attend in-person classes in the fall or lose their visa status.

Thursday, July 9, 2020


Supreme Court rules N.Y. prosecutor can obtain Trump’s tax returns, rejects similar bid from Congress

New York Daily News

Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law Michael Graetz is quoted in the New York Daily News about the Supreme Court decision that gives Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr. the right to subpoena a variety of President Trump’s financial and banking records.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


US withdrawal from WHO is unlawful and threatens global and US health and security — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

The Lancet

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

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Congress must stop Trump from withdrawing from the WHO — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

The Hill

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

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


New Hopkins tracker you’ll click constantly

Politico

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in a Politico report about whether governors can force the president to obey a mask mandate.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Yale philosopher and legal scholar collaborated on recent SCOTUS case

Yale News

Yale News highlights the work of Professor of Law and Associate Professor of Sociology Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08, who wrote an amicus brief for the Supreme Court case Bostock v. Clayton County, Georgia.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Linda Greenhouse on the Supreme Court’s religion ‘project’

CT Mirror / Steady Habits Podcast

Senior Research Scholar in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse spoke to the Steady Habits podcast about recent Supreme Court decisions.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020


Trial for midshipman charged with sexual assault to start with jury member selection

Baltimore Sun

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in the Baltimore Sun about a trial involving a midshipman charged with sexual assault.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020


Reform Expert Approved For Police Commission

New Haven Independent

The New Haven Independent reports that Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares has been appointed to the New Haven Board of Police Commissioners.

Monday, July 6, 2020


Police Training, Satellite Crowding, The Glass Cliff

BYU Radio / Top of Mind

Caroline Sarnoff, Executive Director of The Justice Collaboratory speaks with BYU Radio podcast Top of Mind with Julie Rose about procedural justice training for police officers.

Monday, July 6, 2020


Voting by mail: Courts need to get real — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

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

Monday, July 6, 2020


Into Resuming Federal Executions

NBC News / Into America Podcast

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara was a guest on the NBC News “Into America” podcast where she discussed the death penalty.

Saturday, July 4, 2020


Welcome to the Post-Leader World — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Foreign Policy

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.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


‘We Are Not Even Beginning to Be Over This 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.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


COVID-19 No Excuse for Ignoring Rights of the Incarcerated: Paper

The Crime Report

The Crime Report discusses a paper authored by Athur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik about how judges have – and should continue – to impact prisoners’ rights.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


How Chief Justice Roberts Solved His Abortion Dilemma — 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, July 1, 2020


Think racial segregation is over? Here’s how the police still enforce it.

The Washington Post

Associate Professor of Law Monica C. Bell speaks with The Washington Post about her new paper “Anti-Segregation Policing” and discusses some of the ways in which policing helps perpetuate residential segregation.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


Taking China to Court Over the Coronavirus

The Lawfare Podcast

Executive Director of the Paul Tsai China Center Robert Williams took part in the Lawfare Podcast about whether Americans can sue the Chinese government over the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


How Overpoliced Communities Become Politically Engaged

Niskanen Center Podcast

Justice Collaboratory member Professor Vesla Weaver (Johns Hopkins University) speaks with The Niskanen Center's podcast about The Portals Project, which finds that people in overpoliced neighborhoods have complicated attitudes toward police.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


With Books and New Focus, Mellon Foundation to Foster Social Equity

The New York Times

The New York Times reports on the Million Book Project, funded by a gift from the Mellon Foundation, that will be administered by The Justice Collaboratory with the assistance of Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, now a YLS Ph.D. candidate, and Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history, African American studies and law.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Should Billy Joe Wardlow Be Executed for a Crime Committed When He Was Eighteen? — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Connecticut has an opportunity to tackle housing segregation. It appears to be taking a pass.

CT Mirror

Scholarship by Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in a ProPublica/CT Mirror report about housing segregation in Connecticut.

Monday, June 29, 2020


The Latest Push Toward Statehood For Washington, D.C.

WAMU / 1A

Professor of Law David Schleicher was interviewed for a National Public Radio segment about the recent push for D.C. statehood.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Obamacare Backers See Hope in Roberts Opinion in Non-Health Case

Bloomberg Law

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a Bloomberg Law article about a recent opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Monday, June 29, 2020


Policing and Law Enforcement: Further Considerations from Psychological Science

Association for Psychological Science / The Observer

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler’s work on addressing racial bias in the police force is cited in the Association for Psychological Science newsletter, The Observer.

Saturday, June 27, 2020


Bolton Book Fight Shows Flaws in U.S. System to Protect Secrets

Bloomberg

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in Bloomberg about the process for screening the writings of former government officials to prevent the release of classified information.

Saturday, June 27, 2020


Chile’s Constituent Assembly

Yale Global Online

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed in La Tercera about Chile’s new Constituent Assembly, charged with proposing a new constitution. The interview was translated and posted on Yale Global Online.

Friday, June 26, 2020


‘Let Freedom Ring’ from Georgia

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a New York Times opinion piece about Atlanta.

Friday, June 26, 2020


Bostock, LGBTQ+ Rights, and Marriage Equality

CAP·impact Podcast

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 was interviewed on the McGeorge School of Law’s Capital Center for Law & Policy podcast about the anniversary of the Obergefell decision that made same-sex marriage legal.

Thursday, June 25, 2020


The Argument for Prison Abolition

The Crime Report

Associate Professor of Law Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in The Crime Report article about prison abolition.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020


The Other Police Immunity Problem — A Commentary by Peter Schuck

The Wall Street Journal

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

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Do Police Need Guns?

NPR / Here and Now

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed on NPR’s Here and Now about the role guns play in law enforcement in the U.S. and other countries.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


Police reform requires culture change, not just diversity, advocates say

The World

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares spoke to PRI’s The World about the limits of focusing solely on diversity when discussing police reform.

Monday, June 22, 2020


Animal Rights Law: For or Against

Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law

The Cambridge Centre for Animal Rights Law interviews LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn.

Monday, June 22, 2020


The Supreme Court’s Ominous DACA Decision: Perils for Dreamers in What Comes Next — A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00 and Adam Cox

Just Security

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

Monday, June 22, 2020


GE Names New Auditor For The First Time In Over A Century

Forbes

Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is quoted in Forbes about GE naming a new auditor for the first time in more than a century.

Monday, June 22, 2020


How to Decide Which Statues to Pull Down — 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, June 21, 2020


Justice who led gay marriage, death penalty rulings retires

The Associated Press

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge ’78 is quoted in an Associated Press story about the retirement of Connecticut Supreme Court Justice Richard Palmer.

Friday, June 19, 2020


Time for a China rethink

Politico

YLS visiting lecturer and senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center Susan Thornton is quoted in a Politico article about developments in U.S.-China diplomacy.

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