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Thursday, November 09, 2017


In The Press

‘Proactive Policing’ Credited With Crime Reductions

The Crime Report

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares, Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler, and Rachel Harmon ’96 are mentioned in a story about a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on proactive policing strategies.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


In The Press

'Stark' Yale Law Study Findings Help Drive Parole Reform

Connecticut Law Tribune

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Clinic Fiona Doherty ’99 and Theo Torres ’18 are quoted in an article about a report by the clinic on the parole revocation process in Connecticut.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


In The Press

National Police Union Mum on Brutality Concerns

The American Prospect

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in an article about the Fraternal Order of Police.

Friday, September 15, 2017


In The Press

The National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction

The New Yorker

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 has been named a finalist for a National Book Award for “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Friday, September 15, 2017


In The Press

A Prison Sentence Ends. But the Stigma Doesn’t.—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. ’92 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Wednesday, August 02, 2017


In The Press

Policing: A Public Good Gone Bad—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

Boston Review

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law and Founding Director of The Justice Collaboratory at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 31, 2017


In The Press

The ‘Criminal Justice Tax’ on America’s Troubled Neighborhoods

The Crime Report

Associate Professor of Law Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in an article about the effect of aggressive policing on minority neighborhoods.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017


In The Press

Three New Books Discuss How to Confront and Reform Racist Policing

The New York Times

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares and Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler are mentioned in a book review of “Policing the Black Man: Arrest, Prosecution, and Imprisonment” in which they have an essay.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017


In The Press

‘Proactive Policing’ Credited With Crime Reductions

The Crime Report

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares, Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Tom Tyler, and Rachel Harmon ’96 are mentioned in a story about a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on proactive policing strategies.

Saturday, November 4, 2017


In The Press

Bowe Bergdahl gets dishonorable discharge, avoids prison time

CNN

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in a report on the sentencing of his client Bowe Bergdahl. Coverage of the sentencing appeared in numerous outlets.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017


In The Press

'Stark' Yale Law Study Findings Help Drive Parole Reform

Connecticut Law Tribune

Clinical Associate Professor of Law and director of the Criminal Justice Clinic Fiona Doherty ’99 and Theo Torres ’18 are quoted in an article about a report by the clinic on the parole revocation process in Connecticut.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


In The Press

National Police Union Mum on Brutality Concerns

The American Prospect

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in an article about the Fraternal Order of Police.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017


In The Press

The Word May Be Toxic, but Amnesty Is Everywhere

NYTimes.com/ The Upshot

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a blog post about amnesty.

Sunday, October 8, 2017


In The Press

Supreme Court ponders if lawyer can concede client’s guilt when accused claims innocence

Washington Post

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about whether it violates the Constitution for a defense counsel to concede a client’s guilt against the accused’s wishes.

Monday, October 2, 2017


In The Press

As high court term begins, Trump reshapes federal judiciary from top to bottom

The Christian Science Monitor

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about President Trump’s nominations of federal court judges.

Friday, September 15, 2017


In The Press

The National Book Awards Longlist: Nonfiction

The New Yorker

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 has been named a finalist for a National Book Award for “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America.”

Friday, September 15, 2017


In The Press

A Prison Sentence Ends. But the Stigma Doesn’t.—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92

The New York Times

James Forman Jr. ’92 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 

Monday, September 4, 2017


In The Press

How the American Jim Crow System Inspired Hate and the Alt-Right

Atlanta Black Star

Hitler’s American Model, the latest book by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88, is cited at length in a feature.