Yale Law School Today


Tuesday, May 04, 2021

In The Press

The Case For Moving Beyond Probation, And How To Do It — A Commentary by Fiona Doherty ’99

The Appeal

Fiona Doherty is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

In The Press

Stuck At 435 Representatives? Why The U.S. House Hasn't Grown With Census Counts


Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed by National Public Radio for a story about the history of the census and the Electoral College.

Monday, March 29, 2021

In The Press

Should A President Need Congressional Approval To Declare War?

WBUR / On Point

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School Oona A. Hathaway ’97 was featured on WBUR’s On Point program to discuss presidential war powers.

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

In The Press

PEN America Lauds Settlement in Press Freedom Lawsuit

Voice of America

Floyd Abrams Clinical Lecturer in Law David A. Schulz ’78 is quoted in a Voice of America article about a settlement where the plaintiff was represented in part by the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Supreme Court

Thirteen Yale Law School faculty and alumni have been appointed to a panel commissioned by President Biden to analyze arguments for and against Supreme Court reform.

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Oona A. Hathaway

Professor Oona A. Hathaway ’97 testified at a virtual hearing focusing on authorizations for the use of military force (AUMFs) and the 1973 War Powers Resolution.

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

In The Press

Grievance Conservatives Are Here to Stay

The New York Review of Books

Senior Research Scholar in Law Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL reviews two new books that explore the role of religion in American politics.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

In The Press

America’s New Gilded Age: The Cycles of Constitutional Time


Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is interviewed about his new book, The Cycles of Constitutional Time.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

In The Press

As Harvard Case Looms at Supreme Court, Study Tests Value of Diversity

The New York Times

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver co-authored a study showing that articles published in law reviews that adopted diversity policies for choosing student editors were cited more often, a finding that supports the diversity rationale for affirmative action in higher education.

Friday, May 28, 2021

In The Press

The Most Powerful Court in the U.S. Is About to Decide the Fate of the Most Vulnerable Children


Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted about a lawsuit before the Supreme Court against the city of Philadelphia, which is being sued after ending a contract with a faith-based agency that will not certify same-sex couples as foster parents.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

In The Press

The Free Ride May Soon Be Over for Anti-Abortion Politicians — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL


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

Thursday, May 20, 2021

In The Press

The Words That Made Us: America's Constitutional Conversation, 1760–1840

New York Journal of Books

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar’s latest book is reviewed in the New York Journal of Books.

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

In The Press

“We Definitely Have Our Work Cut Out for Us.” Biden’s Supreme Court Commission Holds Its First Public Meeting.

The New York Times

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is quoted in an article in The New York Times about President Biden’s commission to evaluate Supreme Court reform.

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

In The Press

Traveling (at Last)? Take Along the 10 Best Books of May.

The Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor named Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Reed Amar’s new book one of its top 10 titles of the month.

Monday, May 17, 2021

In The Press

“The Words That Made Us”: Scholar Akhil Reed Amar On How To Better Understand The Constitution


Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed on WBUR about his book, The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840.

Friday, May 14, 2021

In The Press

How a Decades-Long Conversation Shaped the Young United States

The Washington Post

The Washington Post reviews The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation, 1760-1840 by Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84.