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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.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021


Tuesday, October 27, 2020


American Contagions

A detail from the cover of the new book by Professor John Fabian Witt ’99.

Monday, September 21, 2020


Law School Access Program

From left to right, Professor James Forman Jr. and Law School Access Program Fellows Alexis Willoughby-Robinson, Tai Walker, and Addys Castillo during a recent Saturday meeting. Story photos by Nina Oishi ’22.

Thursday, March 18, 2021


In The Press

For 100 years, the filibuster has been used to deny Black rights — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99 and Magdalene Zier

The Washington Post

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Magdalene Zier is a Knight Hennessy scholar at Stanford University.

Thursday, March 11, 2021


In The Press

Our Lonely Chief Justice — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Monday, February 8, 2021


In The Press

Senators killed measure to combat violent extremism in military

Roll Call

Senior Research Scholar Eugene Fidell is quoted in a Roll Call article about extremism in the military.

Wednesday, December 23, 2020


In The Press

American Law, Infectious Disease and the COVID-19 Response

New York Law Journal

American Contagions, by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt, is reviewed in the New York Law Journal.

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.