Monday, November 30, 2020


CT hasn’t commuted a single prisoner’s sentence since before the pandemic. Advocates say it’s time to change.

CT Mirror

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Miriam Gohara is quoted in a CT Mirror article about efforts to commute Connecticut prisoners’ sentences due to the COVID-19 crisis and shorten the length of time they spend behind bars.

Monday, November 30, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law: Refugee Law – The Principle of Non-Refoulement

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Monday, November 30, 2020


Law professor awarded prize for lifetime achievement in jurisprudence

Yale Daily News

The Yale Daily News reports on Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law Owen Fiss being awarded the 2020 Henry M. Phillips Prize.

Friday, November 27, 2020


‘Exit, pursued by a bear’ — A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

The Hill

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2020


This Road Rage Lawsuit Has Implications for Police Shootings — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Tuesday, November 24, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Human Rights Law – Civil and Political Rights

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Friday, November 20, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Human Rights Law – Right to Health

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Politics And Pandemic: The Legal Strategies At Play

WBUR / Radio Boston

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt YLS and George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Nancy Gertner ’71 were guests on WBUR to discuss legal issues around COVID-19 mandates.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Four Years of the Trump Administration in Court. One Word Stuck in My Head. — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


Why Trump Lost — A Commentary by Donald Elliott ’74

The American Spectator

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

Thursday, November 19, 2020


A Group of Yale Law Students Just Clinched a Government Settlement for Military Vets

Law.com

Andy DeGuglielmo ’21 is quoted and the Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a Law.com article on the clinic’s recent major settlement on behalf of Iraq and Afghanistan-era veterans with a less-than-fully-honorable discharge. 

Thursday, November 19, 2020


10 enormously consequential things Biden can do without the Senate

Vox

LEAP Faculty Co-Director Jonathan Lovvorn is quoted in Vox about how the Biden administration can confront factory farming through executive orders and agency actions.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


Want More Infrastructure? Make It Cheaper to Build

Bloomberg

Professor of Law David Schleicher and Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 are mentioned in a Bloomberg commentary on how to make building more affordable.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


HUD ‘perpetuating segregation,’ Hartford families claim in lawsuit

CT Mirror

The Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization is mentioned in a CT Mirror story about policies that keep poor residents segregated in impoverished areas in Hartford.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


Yale Law School helps bring settlement: Army must reconsider applications for discharge upgrades connected to PTSD

New Haven Register

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic is mentioned in a New Haven Register story about a major settlement in a class-action suit brought by two Connecticut veterans who challenged their discharge status.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


NY Judge Slams Feds For 'Ignoring' Justices' DACA Revival

Law360

William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad, Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08, and students from the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic are mentioned in a Law360 article about new efforts by the Trump administration to curtail DACA.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series – Human Rights Law: Right to Life

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Five actions Biden should take to build a more humane food system — A Commentary by Viveca Morris and Jonathan Lovvorn

The Hill

Viveca Morris is Executive Director of the Law, Ethics & Animals Program at Yale Law School. Jonathan Lovvorn is Faculty Co-Director of the Law, Ethics, & Animal Program.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Biden could do a lot to fight factory farming even without Congress

Vox

LEAP’s Jonathan Lovvorn and Viveca Morris are quoted in Vox about what a tough stance on factory farming could look like under the Biden administration.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


Trump and his supporters are discovering how hard it is to sabotage election results

Washington Post

Senior Research Scholar in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in a Washington Post commentary about President Trump’s efforts to meddle in the election results.

Monday, November 16, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: International Humanitarian Law – Treatment of Detainees

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Monday, November 16, 2020


The Wondrous Banality of Democracy — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The Yale Review

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Sunday, November 15, 2020


Acting DHS Secretary Lacked Authority To Suspend DACA Program, Judge Rules

NPR / Morning Edition

Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad was interviewed on NPR about the Trump administration’s efforts to roll back DACA and the role of the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School.

Saturday, November 14, 2020


Justices Signal Obamacare Will Survive

Bloomberg Law podcast

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was the guest on a Bloomberg Law podcast where she discussed the recent Supreme Court oral arguments on the fate of the Affordable Care Act.

Friday, November 13, 2020


Epidemics can change our policies; do our policies cause epidemics?

The Washington Post

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Witt ’99’s new book American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law From Smallpox to Covid-19 is reviewed in The Washington Post

Friday, November 13, 2020


The Affordable Care Act Back at the Supreme Court

We The People podcast / National Constitution Center

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 was a guest on the We the People podcast where she discussed the challenge to the Affordable Care Act currently before the Supreme Court. 

Friday, November 13, 2020


Trump’s Lawyers Are Just Doing Their Jobs — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, November 12, 2020


Donald Trump’s Deadly Last Stand — 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, November 12, 2020


Shocked But Not Surprised: A Mantra for the Trump Era — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, November 12, 2020


First 100 days of Biden’s China policy and the last days of Trump’s

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about China’s response to outgoing president Trump. 

Thursday, November 12, 2020


Harvard Victory Pushes Admissions Case Toward a More Conservative Supreme Court

The New York Times

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in The New York Times about the recent court ruling that found Harvard’s admissions process did not violate civil rights law.

Thursday, November 12, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: International Humanitarian Law – Humanitarian Access

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Preston Lim and Mark Stevens are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020


International Law Has a Role to Play in Protecting Elections — A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh et al.

Law.com

Harold Hongju Koh is Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Dapo Akande is Professor of Public International Law at the Blavatnik School of Government, a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford and Co-Director of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict (ELAC). Duncan B. Hollis is Laura H. Carnell Professor of Law at Temple Law School.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020


A new tool to reduce veteran suicide — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Frederick Vars ’99

The Hill

Ian Ayres ’86 is Deputy Dean and the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School. Frederick Vars ’99 is Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020


Biden wants mask mandates nationwide, but he can't actually enforce them. Here's what he could do instead.

USA Today

 

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in USA Today about President-elect Biden’s support of a nationwide mask mandate.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: International Humanitarian Law – Conduct of Hostilities

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Mark Stevens and Preston Lim are members of the Yale Law School class of 2021.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Why Should Only the Tax Code Be Fair?

The Tax Maven Podcast

Associate Professor of Law Zachary Liscow ’15 was interviewed on The Tax Maven podcast.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


Obamacare Lawsuit Gets Skeptical Reception At The Supreme Court

HuffPost

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a HuffPost story about the legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act currently before the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020


The Court Is Taking On the Most Challenged Statute in Our History. Again. — A Commentary by Abbe Gluck ’00

The New York Times

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, November 10, 2020


COVID-19 and International Law Series: Introduction

Just Security

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97, Preston Lim ’21, Mark Stevens ’21, and Alasdair Phillips-Robins ’22 have an introduction to a Just Security series titled “COVID-19 and International Law.”  

Monday, November 9, 2020


How Trump Won — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The New York Review of Books

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Sunday, November 8, 2020


Ten years after passage, Affordable Care Act seems likely to survive latest Supreme Court challenge

USA Today

Professor of Law Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in USA Today about the challenge to the ACA that goes before the Supreme Court this week.

Saturday, November 7, 2020


Indefensible Torture, Unfree Speech

The American Scholar

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law Lincoln Caplan reviews The Black Banners Declassified: How Torture Derailed the War on Terror after 9/11 in The American Scholar.

Saturday, November 7, 2020


Across The Country, Voters Approve More Civilian Oversight For Police

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey R. Meares was interviewed on NPR about police reform measures that were approved by communities across the country in last week’s election. 

Friday, November 6, 2020


Democrats Counted Too Heavily on ‘Trump Fatigue’ — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, November 6, 2020


Trump Threatens to Use Supreme Court Influence to Repeal Obamacare

IR Insider

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a IR Insider article about President Trump’s threat to use the Supreme Court to end the Affordable Care Act. 

Friday, November 6, 2020


A Conversation With William N. Eskridge Jr. and Christopher R. Riano, Authors of Marriage Equality

DC Bar

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William Eskridge, Jr. ’78 was interviewed by DC Bar about his book, Marriage Equality: From Outlaws to In-Laws.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


Legal experts advising the U.S. Supreme Court not to intervene in election result

CTV News

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed on CTV News about whether or not the Supreme Court could become involved in the election results.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


It’s official: China will face a divided America

Politico

Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in Politico about China’s response to the U.S. election.

Thursday, November 5, 2020


The Supreme Court Is Now 6-3. What Does That Mean? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

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