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Friday, September 24, 2021


Tuesday, April 20, 2021


In The Press

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

NPR

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.

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.

Tuesday, June 22, 2021


Tuesday, May 18, 2021


George Floyd protest

A protest in Minneapolis on May 28, 2020, three days after the killing of George Floyd.

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

Lawfare

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. 

Wednesday, July 14, 2021


In The Press

What Thurgood Marshall Taught Me — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The New York Times

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

Thursday, June 24, 2021


In The Press

‘The Words That Made Us’ Review: Constitutionally Speaking

The Wall Street Journal

Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar’s book The Words That Made Us: America’s Constitutional Conversation 1760-1840 is reviewed.

Wednesday, June 23, 2021


In The Press

We Are Family: Connecticut Passes New Parentage Law to Embrace Modern Families

Justia

An analysis of Connecticut's new parentage law notes the role of Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime in the shaping of the law.

Saturday, June 19, 2021


In The Press

Critical Race Theory Has Proved Divisive. What Is It?

The Day

Professor of Law Gerald Torres ’77 is quoted on the meaning of critical race theory.