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Tuesday, June 6, 2023

A group of people stand in a line before a doorway, some holding blue plates of food. From inside the building, a hand holding an empty blue plate reaches out.

Tigrayans stand in line to receive food donated by local residents at a reception center for the internally displaced in Mekele, in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, on May 9, 2021. Photo: AP Photo/Ben Curtis

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Human Rights Workshop: Susan Clinard, "Sculpting the Human Experience"

12:10PM to 1:45PM
Calabresi Faculty Lounge

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Tuesday, April 25, 2023

In The Press

The Judge Who Sentenced the Rosenbergs

Washington Monthly

Work by Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is mentioned in a recent book review.

Friday, November 18, 2022

In The Press

Why Slavery as a Punishment for Crime Was Just on the Ballot in Some States

PBS News Hour

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores comments on the use of prison labor in the U.S. in light of state ballot measures that would outlaw slavery as a legal punishment for crime.

Saturday, October 22, 2022

In The Press

Why a Question About Slavery Is Now on the Ballot in 5 States

The New York Times

Clinical Professor of Law Claudia Flores comments on ballot measures in five states that would ban slavery or involuntary servitude as punishment.

Friday, September 30, 2022

In The Press

California Governor Vetoes Limits on Solitary Confinement

Al Jazeera

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the decline in the use of solitary confinement in prisons nationally. The story also cites a report co-authored by the Liman Center on the number of people in solitary confinement in the United States.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

In The Press

The Case for Creating an International Tribunal to Prosecute the Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine — A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway

Just Security

Oona A. Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

In The Press

Nearly 50,000 People Held in Solitary Confinement in U.S., Report Says

The Guardian

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik comments on the declining use solitary confinement in a news story on a report by the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law. 

Monday, August 8, 2022

In The Press

The Humanitarian Paradox: When Do We Fight, Why Do We Fight?

Responsible Statecraft

Professor of Law Aslı Ü. Bâli ’99 discusses the problems with U.S. intervention and why restraint is needed to preserve America’s credibility in human rights.

Thursday, June 2, 2022

In The Press

Supreme Court To Decide Whether Businesses May Refuse LGBTQ Couples for Same-Sex Wedding Services

USA Today

John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is quoted in a news story about a case before the Supreme Court about whether businesses may refuse to serve LGBTQ customers based on religious objections.


Thursday, April 14, 2022

In The Press

Biden Calls Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine a ‘Genocide.’ Is It a War Crime?

USA Today

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh comments on whether genocide can be considered a war crime. 

Thursday, April 7, 2022

In The Press

Historic Supreme Court Confirmation Comes at a Time When Some in the GOP Are Trying To Reverse LGBTQ Rights


John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence Professor William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 discusses objectives behind recent legal challenges to LGBTQ rights.