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Thursday, May 19, 2022


facade of the U.S. Treasury Department

The facade of the Treasury Department. © 2010 Eric Weaver via Creative Commons.

Thursday, May 19, 2022


Wednesday, May 18, 2022


Professor Scott Shapiro in his cybersecurity class, seated in front of a screen with a projected news story on ransomware.

Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law Scott J. Shapiro ’90 talks to his cybersecurity class, which gives students the technological background to address issues like digital policy and national security. “It is extraordinarily difficult for law students and for legal scholars such as myself to talk intelligently about regulating an activity that we can’t even imagine,” he said. 

Monday, May 16, 2022


Among the work of the Tech Accountability & Competition is to address content moderation and hate speech on social media, social media addiction among children and teenagers, and facial recognition and police surveillance.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


graduates in Beinecke plaza

Members of the Classes of 2020 and 2021 lined up in Beinecke Plaza for the procession to Yale’s historic Old Campus.

Thursday, May 12, 2022


A blackpoll warbler killed by a window collision.

May 19 Thursday

Event

Healthy Snacks and DIY Wellness Bags

9:00AM to 5:00PM
Office of Student Affairs

May 19 Thursday
May 20 Friday
May 20 Friday

Event

Healthy Snacks and DIY Wellness Bags

9:00AM to 5:00PM
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May 23 Monday

Event

University Commencement

(All day)
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May 31 Tuesday
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022


In The Press

How to Reinvigorate NATO and Deter Putin’s Aggression — A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Politico

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022


In The Press

Calling a Man ‘Bald’ Isn’t Sexual Harassment — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

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

Monday, May 16, 2022


In The Press

Some U.S. Inmates Released Under COVID Protocols Challenge Orders to Return to Prison

Reuters

Associate Clinical Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in a news report about a lawsuit filed against the Danbury federal prison by three women who claim their home confinement was revoked without due process.

Monday, May 16, 2022


In The Press

Why Harvard Professors Are Seeing Crimson Over Student Paper — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

The Washington Post

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

Saturday, May 14, 2022


In The Press

The End of Roe v. Wade — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

The Wall Street Journal

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


In The Press

The End of Roe Will Mean More Children Living in Poverty

Vox

A report on the potential economic impact on families if Roe v. Wade is overturned cites an amicus brief authored by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel, Serena Mayeri ’01, and Melissa Murray ’02.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


In The Press

With Roe Seemingly Undone, Other Rights Dating Back to Contraceptives Case Could Fall Under Attack

The Boston Globe

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith ’91 discusses what the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for other cases grounded the right to privacy.

Friday, May 13, 2022


In The Press

U.S. Women Seeking Abortions are Warned to Watch What They Google

Radio New Zealand

Nikolas Guggenberger, Executive Director of the Information Society Project spoke about what the potential end to Roe v. Wade might mean for digital privacy.

Friday, May 13, 2022


In The Press

Yale Medical, Legal Experts “Appalled” by Recent Actions Denying Gender-Affirming Care, Issue New Scientific Report

Connecticut Public Radio

A report on misleading scientific claims that inform laws regarding gender-affirming care co-authored by Jacquin D. Bierman Professor  Anne L. Alstott ’87 is discussed.

Wednesday, May 11, 2022


In The Press

A Christian Flag Roiled Boston City Hall. It Shouldn’t Have. — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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