Yale Law School Today


Thursday, September 02, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Professor Nicholas R. Parrillo ’04 delivers the inaugural William K. Townsend lecture on Nov. 8, 2021.

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Attica exhibition poster

A new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library chronicles some of the responses to the Attica prison uprising of 1971, prompted by its 50th anniversary.

Thursday, September 2, 2021

soldiers loading a plane

As American wars have become more humane, they have also become endless, Professor Samuel Moyn argues in his new book.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

In The Press

How the English Language Conquered the World

The New York Times

John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law Amy Chua reviews The Rise of English by Rosemary Salomone.

Friday, December 17, 2021

In The Press

A Democracy of Opportunity

Harvard Magazine

Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and Senior Research Scholar in Law Lincoln Caplan reviews The Anti-Oligarchy Constitution: Reconstructing the Economic Foundations of American Democracy by Joseph Fishkin ’07 and William E. Forbath ’83.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

In The Press

McConnell, Spears, Osaka: A Look at 2021’s Notable Quotes

Associated Press

Associate Director for Collections and Special Projects and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R. Shapiro’s annual list of notable quotes was published.

Monday, November 29, 2021

In The Press

Can Federal Legislation Rein in South Dakota Trusts?

Sterling Professor Emeritus of Law and Legal History and Professorial Lecturer in Law John Langbein comments on U.S. trusts in relation to proposed legislation designed to increase regulation around trust laws.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

In The Press

Stephen Breyer’s Supreme Delusions

The New Republic

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn and coauthor Ryan D. Doerfler of the University of Chicago Law School review the new book by Justice Stephen Breyer, The Authority of the Court and the Peril of Politics.

Thursday, September 30, 2021

In The Press

An Early History of Rulemaking Power

The Regulatory Review

A paper by William K. Townsend Professor of Law Professor of Law Nicholas R. Parrillo on an early exercise of federal administrative power is summarized.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In The Press

The Dangers of Making War Less Dangerous

The New York Times

The New York Times reviews Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, the new book by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn.

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

In The Press

The Lawfare Podcast: ‘Humane’ with Samuel Moyn


Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn discusses his new book.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

In The Press

Michael Ratner’s Tragedy, and Ours — 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, August 17, 2021

In The Press

Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

The New York Times

Gordon Bradford Tweedy Professor Emeritus of Law and Organization Carol M. Rose and Senior Research Scholar Richard Brooks comment in a story about homeowners removing racially restrictive covenants from their property records.