Yale Law School Today

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Human Rights Workshop: Ginger Thompson, Journalist, Propublica

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

March 23 Monday


Henry R. Luce Inaugural Lecture by Samuel Moyn

4:30PM to 6:00PM
SLB Room 127

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Friday, August 16, 2019

In The Press

Claims: Migrant Children Molested in U.S.-Funded Foster Care

The Associated Press

Aseem Mehta ’20, a student with the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Clinic, is quoted about a settlement in a case of a migrant child held in government custody.

Thursday, August 8, 2019

In The Press

There is a Need for Fresh Thinking on Human Rights

The Economist

Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence and Professor of History Samuel Moyn is cited in a commentary on human rights.

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

In The Press

Hong Kong’s protesters are not ‘radicals.’ They just want to be heard. — A Commentary by Hana Meihan Davis

The Washington Post

Hana Meihan Davis is a rising senior in Yale College and an undergraduate Human Rights Scholar at the Schell Center for International Human Rights.

Monday, June 17, 2019

In The Press

A New Trump Battleground: Defining Human Rights

The New York Times

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an opinion piece about human rights.

Friday, April 5, 2019

In The Press

Guantánamo Trials Grapple With How Much Evidence to Allow About Torture

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about how the military commission system is wrestling with how to handle evidence of torture inflicted upon Al Qaeda suspects.

Monday, February 11, 2019

In The Press

What happened to prisoners at Bagram, ‘Afghanistan’s Guantanamo’?

Al Jazeera

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School’s work on behalf of Said Jumalyddin is discussed in Al Jazeera.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

In The Press

Loitering Laws Hit Connecticut’s Most Vulnerable Residents

WNPR / Where We Live

Allison Frankel ’17 discussed loitering ordinances and their effect on the homeless on WNPR’s Where We Live. Frankel coauthored a report for the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, titled “‘Forced into Breaking the Law: The Criminalization of Homelessness in Connecticut.’”

Monday, December 10, 2018

In The Press

New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals

The Associated Press

Mindy Roseman, Director of the Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights, is quoted in an Associated Press story Roma women who are being detained against their will in Slovak hospitals.

Monday, December 10, 2018

In The Press

At 70, is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights doing its job?

Jefferson Public Radio

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 is quoted in a Jefferson Public Radio story about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

In The Press

The Great Unravelling: Human Rights

BBC World Service/The Compass

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was one of several law professors interviewed by the BBC about the state of human rights.