Yale Law School Today

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.

Tuesday, June 02, 2020


In The Press

Defund Our Punishment Bureaucracy — A Commentary by Brian Highsmith ’17

The American Prospect

Brian Highsmith ’17 is Liman Senior Research Fellow in Residence at the Arthur Liman Center for Public Interest Law.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020


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Thursday, October 24, 2019


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Monday, October 29, 2018


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Monday, July 6, 2020


In The Press

Police Training, Satellite Crowding, The Glass Cliff

BYU Radio / Top of Mind

Caroline Sarnoff, Executive Director of The Justice Collaboratory speaks with BYU Radio podcast Top of Mind with Julie Rose about procedural justice training for police officers.

Thursday, July 2, 2020


In The Press

COVID-19 No Excuse for Ignoring Rights of the Incarcerated: Paper

The Crime Report

The Crime Report discusses a paper authored by Athur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik about how judges have – and should continue – to impact prisoners’ rights.

Wednesday, July 1, 2020


In The Press

How Overpoliced Communities Become Politically Engaged

Niskanen Center Podcast

Justice Collaboratory member Professor Vesla Weaver (Johns Hopkins University) speaks with The Niskanen Center's podcast about The Portals Project, which finds that people in overpoliced neighborhoods have complicated attitudes toward police.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


In The Press

With Books and New Focus, Mellon Foundation to Foster Social Equity

The New York Times

The New York Times reports on the Million Book Project, funded by a gift from the Mellon Foundation, that will be administered by The Justice Collaboratory with the assistance of Reginald Dwayne Betts ’16, now a YLS Ph.D. candidate, and Elizabeth Hinton, professor of history, African American studies and law.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020


In The Press

Should Billy Joe Wardlow Be Executed for a Crime Committed When He Was Eighteen? — A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

The New Yorker

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law and a Senior Research Scholar in Law at Yale Law School.

Friday, June 26, 2020


In The Press

‘Let Freedom Ring’ from Georgia

The New York Times

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a New York Times opinion piece about Atlanta.

Thursday, June 25, 2020


In The Press

The Argument for Prison Abolition

The Crime Report

Associate Professor of Law Monica Bell ’09 is quoted in The Crime Report article about prison abolition.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020


In The Press

The Other Police Immunity Problem — A Commentary by Peter Schuck

The Wall Street Journal

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law Emeritus.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


In The Press

Do Police Need Guns?

NPR / Here and Now

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was interviewed on NPR’s Here and Now about the role guns play in law enforcement in the U.S. and other countries.

Tuesday, June 23, 2020


In The Press

Police reform requires culture change, not just diversity, advocates say

The World

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares spoke to PRI’s The World about the limits of focusing solely on diversity when discussing police reform.