Yale Law School Today

Monday, April 30, 2018


In The Press

How American Racism Influenced Hitler: Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.

The New Yorker

“Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is cited in an article about the precursors to Nazism.

Thursday, November 19, 2020


In The Press

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.

Monday, November 16, 2020


In The Press

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.

Friday, November 13, 2020


In The Press

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

Monday, November 9, 2020


In The Press

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.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020


In The Press

The Reagan era never really ended. A Trump loss could change that. — A Commentary by Jack Balkin

The Washington Post

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

Wednesday, October 28, 2020


In The Press

Using the Law to Fight Epidemics, for Better and Worse

The New York Times

A new book by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 is reviewed in the New York Times.

Thursday, October 22, 2020


In The Press

What Might The Supreme Court Look Like In The Future?

NPR / All Things Considered

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered about what the future of the Supreme Court might look like. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020


In The Press

Republican Judges Are Quietly Upending Public Health Laws — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


In The Press

This Supreme Court Was Designed to Kill Climate Policies

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and Professor of Law Amy Kapczynski ’03 are quoted in the New Republic about the Supreme Court and climate change. 

Tuesday, October 13, 2020


In The Press

Making the Supreme Court Safe for Democracy — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn and Ryan D. Doerfler

The New Republic

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.