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Friday, February 11, 2022


National Cancer Act signed by Nixon

The National Cancer Act, signed in 1971 by President Nixon, is now 50 years old.

Thursday, December 16, 2021


Tuesday, November 16, 2021


Nixon signs the National Cancer Act

President Richard Nixon signing the National Cancer Act on December 23, 1971. A new book examines the progress made in the “war on cancer” and the work that lies ahead.

Monday, November 15, 2021


Monday, May 23, 2022


In The Press

Two Law Professors Hope to Keep Prisons from Reclaiming Pandemic Parolees

WSHU

Clinical Associate Professor Marisol Orihuela ’08 spoke about inmates whose pandemic-related home confinement was revoked due to minor offenses.

Friday, May 20, 2022


In The Press

America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights

The New York Times

Work by Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is mentioned in a story on the history of abortion rights in America.

Saturday, May 14, 2022


In The Press

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

Boston Globe

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith discusses what the end of Roe v. Wade could mean for other privacy laws.

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.

Monday, May 9, 2022


In The Press

The Possible Post-Roe Roadmap

Politico

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith ’91 is quoted about the leaked Supreme Court draft decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

 

Thursday, May 5, 2022


In The Press

Doctors, Researchers Say AG Ken Paxton’s Opinion on Trans Health Care ‘Inaccurate and Misleading’

The Dallas Morning News

Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation Anne L. Alstott is among the researchers from Yale and UT Southwestern and Children’s Health who co-authored a report disputing claims by Texas and Alabama officials regarding medical care for transgender children.

Thursday, May 5, 2022


In The Press

Justice Alito’s Invisible Women — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Clinical Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022


In The Press

Contraception Could Come Under Fire Next if Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

The Guardian

Clinical Lecturer in Law Priscilla Smith comments on other issues that could come before the Supreme Court if Roe v. Wade were overturned.

Friday, March 25, 2022


In The Press

Connecticut’s Landmark Griswold Case on Solid Ground Despite Recent Scrutiny, Experts Say

CT Insider

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel comments on precedents set by Griswold v. Connecticut in light of recent criticisms of the landmark 1965 ruling.