Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, December 05, 2018


Monday, April 30, 2018


In The Press

How American Racism Influenced Hitler: Scholars are mapping the international precursors of Nazism.

The New Yorker

“Hitler’s American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law” by Ford Foundation Professor of Comparative and Foreign Law James Whitman ’88 is cited in an article about the precursors to Nazism.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018


In The Press

The Historical Origins of Human Rights: A Conversation with Samuel Moyn

JHI Blog

Professor of Law Samuel Moyn was interviewed about history and human rights.

February 25 Tuesday

Event

Legal History Forum — Michael Szonyi, Harvard University

12:10PM to 1:30PM
Calabresi Faculty Lounge, Sterling Law Building

March 24 Tuesday

Event

Legal History Forum — Thomas J. McSweeney, William & Mary Law School

12:10PM to 1:30PM
Calabresi Faculty Lounge, Sterling Law Building

April 7 Tuesday

Event

Legal History Forum — Ariela J. Gross, USC Gould School of Law

12:10PM to 1:30PM
Calabresi Faculty Lounge, Sterling Law Building

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Friday, November 8, 2019


In The Press

YLS library hosts Queen Caroline exhibit

Yale Daily News

Law School rare book librarian Michael Widener is quoted in the Yale Daily News about “Trial by Media: The Queen Caroline Affair,” currently on exhibit in the Law Library.

Thursday, October 31, 2019


In The Press

The achievements, and compromises, of two Reconstruction-era amendments — A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

Washington Post

John Fabian Witt is Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, October 30, 2019


In The Press

What happened to the dream of global justice? — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Samuel Moyn is Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School and a Professor of History at Yale University.

Thursday, October 3, 2019


In The Press

Bruce Ackerman on Revolutionary Constitutions

The Politics Guys

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was a guest on The Politics Guys podcast where he discussed his latest book, Revolutionary Constitutions: Charismatic Leadership and the Rule of Law.

Monday, September 30, 2019


In The Press

At 70, People's Republic Of China Faces Economic And Political Headwinds

NPR

 Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 is quoted in a National Public Radio story about the 70th anniversary of The People’s Republic of China.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019


In The Press

Jack Goldsmith and John Fabian Witt on 'To Save the Country'

Lawfare Podcast

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 and Jack Goldsmith ’89 were guests on the podcast, where they discussed Professor Witt’s new book To Save the Country: A Lost Treatise on Martial Law.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


In The Press

Abortion Battle Stirs Up Connecticut’s Griswold History

The Middletown Press

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law Reva Siegel is quoted in an article about the history of Roe v. Wade and Griswold v. Connecticut.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019


In The Press

A National Debate Over Politics, Principles and Impeachment — in 1868

The Washington Post

Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law John Fabian Witt ’99 reviews the book The Impeachers by Brenda Wineapple.

Friday, March 22, 2019


In The Press

If the Liberal World Offered More Economic Security, Maybe Authoritarians Would Lose Their Appeal — A Commentary by Samuel Moyn

The Washington Post

Samuel Moyn is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence.

Monday, March 4, 2019


In The Press

College alumni re-enact famous 1819 court case

The Dartmouth

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith is quoted in a report about a re-argument of Dartmouth College v. Woodward, the landmark 1819 Supreme Court case that preserved Dartmouth’s status as a private college.