Yale Law School Today

Monday, August 03, 2020


In The Press

How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman was interviewed by City Metric about current crime trends, and the effect of policing policies on the Black community. 

 

Monday, August 03, 2020


In The Press

How Police Compare in Different Democracies

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in an article in the Council on Foreign Relations that examines policing in America in comparison to other advanced democracies. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


In The Press

Obama-Era Policing Proposals Find Some Success, but Ambitious Ideas Are Slow-Moving

Wall Street Journal

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares is quoted in a Wall Street Journal article about the recommendations made by President Obama’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020


In The Press

As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement

National Public Radio

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in a National Public Radio report on how measures against COVID-19 within prisons are leading to an increase in solitary confinement.

Monday, June 15, 2020


In The Press

Punishment by Pandemic

The New Yorker

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik and clinical lecturer Laura Fernandez ’02, both members of the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law, are quoted in a New Yorker article about prisoners’ rights.

Monday, June 15, 2020


In The Press

What suburban police are planning to reform, and what activists say about it

Daily Herald

Associate Professor Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in an article about suburban police reform.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


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Friday, February 7, 2020


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Thursday, October 24, 2019


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Thursday, October 3, 2019


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Monday, October 29, 2018


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Wednesday, February 28, 2018


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Monday, January 8, 2018


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Wednesday, September 16, 2020


In The Press

The Breonna Taylor Settlement Is Part of the Solution — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, September 9, 2020


In The Press

It’s Too Hard to Sue the Bosses of Bad Cops — A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

Stephen L. Carter is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, August 14, 2020


In The Press

Elizabeth Alexander’s Fierce Vision of Social Justice

The Wall Street Journal

The Million Book Project, Professor of Law Elizabeth Hinton, and Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16 are mentioned in a Wall Street Journal story about Elizabeth Alexander’s initiatives at the Mellon Foundation.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020


In The Press

Confidence in Police Is at Record Low, Gallup Survey Finds

The New York Times

Justice Collaboratory member Professor Phillip Atiba Goff spoke with The New York Times about the downward trend in police confidence. 

Thursday, August 6, 2020


In The Press

Freedom libraries designed to liberate the minds of prisoners

MPR News

Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts ’16 speaks with Minnesota Public Radio about the project and the curation of books.

Monday, August 3, 2020


In The Press

How the rise of anti-crime politics caused lasting harm to Black Americans

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman was interviewed by City Metric about current crime trends, and the effect of policing policies on the Black community. 

 

Monday, August 3, 2020


In The Press

How Police Compare in Different Democracies

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey L. Meares is quoted in an article in the Council on Foreign Relations that examines policing in America in comparison to other advanced democracies.

 

Friday, July 31, 2020


In The Press

We train police to be warriors — and then send them out to be social workers

Vox

Professors Tracey L. Meares and Tom Tyler, Founding Directors of The Justice Collaborator, are quoted in a Vox article about police training.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020


In The Press

Danbury prison, inmates reach settlement in coronavirus suit

Danbury News-Times

Clinical Associate Professor of Law Marisol Orihuela ’08 is quoted in the Danbury News-Times about a settlement reached in a lawsuit between inmates and the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Danbury.

Monday, July 27, 2020


In The Press

Spotlight On Criminal Justice Reform During National Conversation On Race

WNPR / Where We Live

Million Book Project Director Dwayne Betts ’16 was interviewed on WNPR’s “Where We Live” to talk about the project.