Yale Law School Today


Thursday, September 21, 2023

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Inez Smith Reid and George Bundy Smith

Inez Smith Reid ’62 (left) and George Bundy Smith ’62 (center) at Judge Reid’s confirmation ceremony.

Friday, May 5, 2023

Monday, January 30, 2023

Greg Briker and Justin Driver in the Law Library

Gregory Briker ’24 and Professor Justin Driver with the Stanford Law Review issue in which their article appeared.

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Guido Calabresi 75th birthday celebration

Professor Guido Calabresi at a celebration of his 75th birthday in 2007.

Friday, August 11, 2023

In The Press

Memo to Liberals: The Cold War Is Over

The Washington Post

The new book by Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History Samuel Moyn, Liberalism against Itself: Cold War Intellectuals and the Making of Our Times, is reviewed.

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.

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

In The Press

Poverty, by America by Matthew Desmond Review — How the Rich Keep the Poor Down

The Guardian

Chancellor Kent Professor of Law and History Samuel Moyn reviews Poverty, By America by Matthew Desmond.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

In The Press

How the U.S. Influenced the Creation of Nazi Race Laws Under Hitler

ABA Journal

Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Q. Whitman ’88 discusses his book Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

In The Press

A Controversial Election Theory at the Supreme Court Is Tied to a Disputed Document


Sterling Professor of Law Akhil Reed Amar ’84 tells why a disputed version of a plan presented at the 1787 Constitutional Convention does not help answer the core questions raised in a Supreme Court case on redistricting.

Thursday, August 11, 2022

In The Press

‘The Greatest Talker of His Time’

The Atlantic

Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law Justin Driver reviews Democratic Justice: Felix Frankfurter, the Supreme Court, and the Making of the Liberal Establishment by Brad Snyder ’99.

Friday, May 20, 2022

In The Press

American Conservatives’ Pilgrimage to Hungary is a Joke — A Commentary by James Q. Whitman ’88

The Los Angeles Times

James Q. Whitman ’88 is Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law at Yale Law School.


Friday, April 1, 2022

In The Press

The Civil War’s Financial Battles

The Washington Post

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 reviews Ways and Means: Lincoln and His Cabinet and the Financing of the Civil War by Roger Lowenstein.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

In The Press

The Forgotten Crime of War Itself

The New York Review of Books

The latest book by Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence Samuel Moyn, Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War, is reviewed.

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.