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In The Press

How the President Became Deporter in Chief


Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed in Slate about “The President and Immigration Law,” her new book co-authored with Adam Cox, a law professor at NYU School of Law. 

Monday, August 03, 2020

In The Press

Changes to state parenting laws help fill gaps for same-sex couples

NBC News

Anne Urowsky Professor of Law Douglas NeJaime is quoted in an NBC News story about the ways in which states are addressing the legal rights of same sex parents. 


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Thursday, October 29, 2020

In The Press

Biden’s Call for ‘National Mask Mandate’ Gains Traction in Public Health Circles

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in the New York Times about the possibility of a national mask mandate. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

In The Press

The Supreme Court Should Not Muck Around in State Election Laws — A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 et al.

The New York Times

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Vikram Amar ’88 is Dean of the University of Illinois College of Law. Neal Katyal ’95 is Paul and Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law at Georgetown Law.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

In The Press

Peaceful assembly can’t happen without the option of gun-free events — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Frederick Vars ’99

The Washington Post

Ian Ayres ’86 is Deputy Dean and the William K. Townsend Professor at Yale Law School. Frederick Vars ’99 is Ira Drayton Pruitt, Sr. Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

In The Press

Two Law Professors Seek to Have Those with Mental Issues Voluntarily Waive Their Second Amendment Rights


Scholarship by Deputy Dean and William K. Townsend Professor of Law Ian Ayres ’86 is cited in Newsweek about the idea that people should be able to voluntarily waive their Second Amendment rights to prevent them from buying a gun.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In The Press

Three Paths for Reforming the Supreme Court

The New York Times

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn, Visiting Professor of Law Steven Calabresi ’83, and Melody Wang ’21 are cited in a New York Times commentary about reforming the Supreme Court.

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In The Press

Ballots Behind Bars: Voting Presents Challenges In Connecticut Jails


Clinical Lecturer in Law Zal Shroff is quoted, and the Liman Center mentioned, in a WNPR article about outreach to eligible voters currently detained in Connecticut jails.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

In The Press

Republicans Don’t Know What to Do With Their Bad-Faith ACA Case

The Atlantic

Research by Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is cited in an Atlantic article about how social movements impact constitutional law. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

In The Press

What Might The Supreme Court Look Like In The Future?

NPR / All Things Considered

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn was interviewed on NPR’s All Things Considered about what the future of the Supreme Court might look like. 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

In The Press

What Does Amy Coney Barrett Mean for the Supreme Court? — A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL


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

Monday, October 19, 2020

In The Press

Originalism in a diverse America: How does Amy Coney Barrett’s judicial philosophy square with who was left out of the Constitution?

The Washington Post

Professor of Law Justin Driver is quoted in a Washington Post article about constitutional originalism.