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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

Using the Law to Fight Epidemics, for Better and Worse

The New York Times

A new book by Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 is reviewed in the New York Times.

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

Newsweek

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.

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

We’re Never Going Back to Normal — A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

The Nation

Gregg Gonsalves is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020


In The Press

A Covid-19 Vaccine Doesn’t Need to Be Perfect

The New Republic

Gregg Gonsalves, Associate Professor (Adjunct) of Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Global Health Justice Partnership is quoted in the New Republic about potential vaccines for COVID-19. 

Thursday, October 15, 2020


In The Press

Republican Judges Are Quietly Upending Public Health Laws — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

The New York Times

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


In The Press

King v. Burwell: A Clear Example of Legislating from the Bench

Cato at Liberty

Professor of Law and founding Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is quoted in a CATO Institute article about King v. Burwell.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020


In The Press

Suicide Accounts for Most Gun Deaths. A Libertarian Approach Could Help. — A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Frederick Vars ’99

The Wall Street Journal

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.