Yale Law School Today

Monday, August 03, 2020


In The Press

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

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 03, 2020


In The Press

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. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


In The Press

Obama-Era Policing Proposals Find Some Success, but Ambitious Ideas Are Slow-Moving

Wall Street Journal

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the recommendations made by President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

Monday, June 15, 2020


In The Press

Punishment by Pandemic

The New Yorker

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and clinical lecturer Laura Fernandez ’02, both members of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, are quoted in a New Yorker article about prisoners’ rights.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


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Friday, February 7, 2020


2:38

Thursday, October 24, 2019


18:43

Thursday, October 3, 2019


1:01:26

Monday, October 29, 2018


44:40

Wednesday, February 28, 2018


1:57:41

Monday, January 8, 2018


4:39

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


In The Press

Solitary Confinement and Mental Illness: It’s Time to Stop the Harm

Crime Report

A study by the Liman Center is cited in a Crime Report article about solitary confinement and mental illness.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020


In The Press

The Dystopian Police State the Trump Administration Wants

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey L. Meares is quoted in a New York Times commentary about possible changes to policing.

Friday, October 16, 2020


In The Press

The Complicated Role Of Black Leaders In Shaping The Criminal Justice System

NPR / Code Switch

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Professor James Forman Jr., ’92 speaks with NPR’s Code Switch about Sen. Kamala Harris’s past as a prosecutor and his book Locking Up Our Own.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


In The Press

Can Politics Handle Police Reform in 2020? An Expert Roundtable

Politico

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory Tracey Meares took part in a Politico roundtable discussion about police reform.

Thursday, October 15, 2020


In The Press

How One Police Chief Kept Her City from Blowing Up This Summer

Politico

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a Politico article about policing.

Friday, October 9, 2020


In The Press

Police Don’t Get Nearly Enough Gun Training — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, October 1, 2020


In The Press

What works to reduce police brutality

APA Monitor

Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler and Justice Collaboratory member Phillip Atiba Goff’s research is cited in this article in the October issue of the APA Monitor on Psychology.

Wednesday, September 16, 2020


In The Press

The Breonna Taylor Settlement Is Part of the Solution — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


In The Press

It’s Too Hard to Sue the Bosses of Bad Cops — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Friday, August 14, 2020


In The Press

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.