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July 30, 2015

The Dangers of Political Moralizing—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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July 27, 2015

Does the Supreme Court Need a Code of Conduct?—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 23, 2015

A Religion Case Too Far for the Supreme Court?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 21, 2015

Scott Walker’s Wisconsin and the End of Campaign-Finance Law—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 20, 2015

Nuke Deal Gives Iran Room to Cheat—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 10, 2015

What the Same-Sex Marriage Opinion Should Have Said (and Almost Did)—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. 
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July 9, 2015

Germany’s Failure of Vision—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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July 9, 2015

The Illusion of a Liberal Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 9, 2015

Internship Rules Are Still an Unfair Mess—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 9, 2015

Lawyers and the Ick Factor—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 7, 2015

The Supreme Court Is a Partner in Transformation, Not the Sole Agent—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

Heather K. Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 7, 2015

Oregon Tax Is a Drag on the Open Road—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 5, 2015

Time for Change at the IMF—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 4, 2015

The Supreme Court and the Politics of Fear—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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July 2, 2015

In today’s world, fear corporations or fear nations?—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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June 30, 2015

John Robert’s Court—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 29, 2015

Conscience and the Culture Wars—A Commentary by Reva Siegel and Douglas NeJaime

Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law. 
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June 29, 2015

America Has Been Moving Leftward Since Its Founding—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. 
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June 25, 2015

When Law Students Distrust the Police—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 25, 2015

The Roberts Court’s Reality Check—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 24, 2015

Law and Symbolism at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 23, 2015

Confederate Flags and the Citizens United Effect—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 22, 2015

Response to What’s Justice for Kids Who Kill?—A Commentary by Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08

Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Associate Professor of Sociology at Yale. 
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June 21, 2015

The Destruction of Defendants’ Rights—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 19, 2015

The 14th Amendment should cover same-sex marriage in Ohio—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge, Jr. ’78

William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. 
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June 17, 2015

Britain Should Deliberate Before It Votes on Europe—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and James S. Fishkin

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and James S. Fishkin is Janet Peck Chair in International Communication at Stanford University. 
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June 16, 2015

Conscience Wars and Complicity Claims—A Commentary by Douglas NeJaime and Reva Siegel

Douglas NeJaime is Professor of Law at UC Irvine School of Law and Professor Reva Siegel is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 11, 2015

No Fast Track for Unfair Trade Deals—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Judith Resnik

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership and Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 11, 2015

The Supreme Court Down the Stretch—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 11, 2015

Don’t Weaken the F.D.A.’s Drug Approval Process—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves, Mark Harrington, and David A. Kessler

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, Mark Harrington was a member of Act Up/New York and co-founder of the Treatment Action Group, David A. Kessler was commissioner of the F.D.A. from 1990 to 1997. 
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June 11, 2015

Why Fast Track Isn’t Free Trade—A Commentary by David Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 10, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Is It Bad for Your Health?—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. 
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June 9, 2015

So What If Iran Isn't Trustworthy?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 9, 2015

Creating a Market for Refugees in Europe—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 5, 2015

Why We Still Fight for Religious Diversity—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 4, 2015

Crime Statistics Don’t Show That the Sky Is Falling—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 4, 2015

Another Leaked Trade Agreement, Another Reason to Oppose Fast Track—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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June 1, 2015

Justices Agree, But for the Footnote—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 29, 2015

In Supreme Court redistricting case, it's the ‘whole number of persons’—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 28, 2015

Supreme Court Litmus Testing in the 2016 Election—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 27, 2015

Hillary Clinton and the New Litmus Test—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 26, 2015

Why President Obama Is Wrong on Trade—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 25, 2015

Liberalism needs better politicians, not better ideas—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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May 18, 2015

Confirm the Legal Adviser—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 14, 2015

The Morning After the Same-Sex Marriage Decision—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 14, 2015

Injustice at the SEC—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 13, 2015

The Gamble That Could Save Democracy—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 11, 2015

Why Law Firms Collapse—A Commentary by John Morley ’06

John Morley ’06 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 11, 2015

Put Trade on the Right Track—Not the Fast Track—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 8, 2015

Offended? Don’t Demand an Apology—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 7, 2015

John Roberts's Roadmap for Campaign-Finance Reform—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 7, 2015

John Roberts: Behavioral Economist?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 6, 2015

Why Voters Are Loyal to the Clinton Brand—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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May 5, 2015

The Destruction of the Wisconsin Supreme Court—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 29, 2015

On Same-Sex Marriage, It’s Too Late to ‘Wait-and-See’ at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 27, 2015

Discrimination Without Clear Intent: Statistical Methods Can Demonstrate Racial Disparity—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 25, 2015

It’s Not Gay Marriage vs. the Church Anymore—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78

William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School. 
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April 24, 2015

Obama’s Orwellian Language on Drones—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 23, 2015

Minimum Wage and Moral Consequences—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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April 22, 2015

What Shinzo Abe Wants from Washington—And Why He Shouldn’t Get It—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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April 17, 2015

The Junior Justice—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 16, 2015

An Endgame to Blindly Following Rules—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 15, 2015

Speaking Truth to the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 15, 2015

The Death Penalty Deserves the Death Penalty—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 14, 2015

We all live in the Land of Lincoln—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. 
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April 13, 2015

At stake in Yemen, the nuclear deal with Iran—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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April 10, 2015

Common Schools in a Fractured World—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 8, 2015

The Supreme Court’s Death Trap—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 7, 2015

More Voters, More Ignorance?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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April 2, 2015

Want More Voters? Pay Them—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 30, 2015

Give the crew the key—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. 
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March 27, 2015

The Atheism Gap—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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March 26, 2015

Germanwings’ Doorway to Disaster—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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March 26, 2015

The president wants to 'fast track' two massive trade deals. Congress should slow him down—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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March 25, 2015

Will 20th century patient safeguards be reversed in the 21st century?—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves and Diana Zuckerman

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership. Diana Zuckerman is the president of the National Center for Health Research in Washington, DC. 
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March 19, 2015

Identity Crisis—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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March 19, 2015

Challenging the Almighty Supreme Court—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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March 16, 2015

Mideast’s Balance of Power Tips Toward Iran—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 5, 2015

How States’ Rights Shapes King v. Burwell—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 5, 2015

Ferguson and Its Money-Hungry Police—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 5, 2015

Where Credit Is Due—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 4, 2015

Speaking Power to Truth, or, The Banality of Torture—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.
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March 2, 2015

Sunset and Supersede: Striking the Right Balance in the AUMF against ISIL—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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March 2, 2015

The Embattled First Amendment—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 27, 2015

Anthony Lewis: What He Learned at Harvard Law School—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 27, 2015

King v. Burwell Isn’t About Obamacare—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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February 26, 2015

Why Political Lies Shouldn’t Be Punished—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 26, 2015

The Rigorous Romantic: Anthony Lewis on the Supreme Court Beat—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 24, 2015

When Whites Get a Free Pass: Research Shows White Privilege is Real—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 24, 2015

A Duty to Disgorge?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 23, 2015

Can Less Confidentiality Mean More Fairness in Campus Sexual Assault Cases?—A Commentary by Judith Resnik, Alexandra Brodsky ’16, and Claire Simonich ’16

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School; Alexandra Brodsky ’16 and Claire Simonich ’16 are students at Yale Law School.
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February 23, 2015

You can change the minds of climate change skeptics. Here’s how.—A Commentary by Dan M. Kahan

Dan M. Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
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February 20, 2015

What Will Obama Give You for Your Privacy?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 19, 2015

Groundhog Day at the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2015

Useless Terrorism Chatter—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 11, 2015

Congress, Don’t Be Fooled; Obama Still Believes in Unlimited War—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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February 6, 2015

Lincoln’s Lesson for Obama on Iran—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 5, 2015

The Supreme Court at Stake—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 30, 2015

A Week in the Life of the ‘Tiger Mother’ Amy Chua—A Commentary by Amy Chua

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 28, 2015

Another Son Stopped for Being Black at Yale—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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January 27, 2015

Justices Put Great Weight on Existing Property Interests—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. 
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January 27, 2015

Yale Law School Veterans Clinic Advocates for Marginalized Veteran Populations—A Commentary by Michael Wishnie ’93

Michael J. Wishnie ’93 is the Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School. This information or any portion thereof may not be copied or disseminated in any form or by any means or downloaded or stored in an electronic database or retrieval system without the express written consent of the American Bar Association. 
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January 21, 2015

A New Meaning of the Light Bulb—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.
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January 21, 2015

Off the Hook?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 17, 2015

Symposium: Original meaning, public deliberation, and marriage equality—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78

William N. Eskridge ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.
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January 12, 2015

Necessity’s Child—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.
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January 9, 2015

What We Can Learn From the French About Terrorism—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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January 8, 2015

Don’t Give the Charlie Hebdo Attackers What They Want—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 7, 2015

The Hinckley Example Shows Fairness Is Possible—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 6, 2015

The Supreme Court’s Advocacy Gap—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is the Truman Capote Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 29, 2014

Ending excessive police force starts with new rules of engagement—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Daniel Markovits ’00

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Daniel Markovits ’00 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 24, 2014

Guantánamo Dreams—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 22, 2014

Racism and Racialism Are Different—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 22, 2014

Obama, the Least Lame President?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and John Fabian Witt ’99

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 18, 2014

It’s OK That Sony Is Scared of ‘The Interview’—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 15, 2014

Apple Should Win Its E-Book Appeal—A Commentary by George L. Priest

George L. Priest is the Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School. (Article available with subscription.)
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December 15, 2014

What the CIA Could Have Told Us—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 12, 2014

The Torture Report Is Only the First Step—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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December 12, 2014

Torture Report, Rolling Stone and False Dilemmas—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 11, 2014

Let India Make Cheap Drugs—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02 and Amy Kapczynski ’03

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.
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December 11, 2014

An Insider-Trading Watershed—A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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December 11, 2014

Heavy Lifting—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 9, 2014

Trust in the Legal System Must Be Regained—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77 and Martha Minow ’79

Robert C. Post ’77 is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Martha Minow is the Morgan and Helen Chu Dean and Professor of Law at Harvard Law School.
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December 4, 2014

Law Puts Us All in Same Danger as Eric Garner—A Commentary by by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 27, 2014

Judge on the Spot—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 24, 2014

The complicated rules of citizenship—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 22, 2014

Why Congress Can Impeach Obama—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 21, 2014

Like the Emancipation Proclamation, Obama's order forces democracy—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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November 18, 2014

America’s ‘Unequivocal Yes’ to the Torture Ban—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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November 17, 2014

How Kabuki Theater Explains Keystone Vote—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 15, 2014

Mishandling Rape—A Commentary by Jed Rubenfeld

Jed Rubenfeld is the Robert R. Slaughter Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 14, 2014

A failed strategy cost the Democrats—A Commentary by Paul W. Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn ’80 is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.
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November 12, 2014

Law in the Raw—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 10, 2014

Dodd-Frank’s Regulatory Morass—A Commentary by Roberta Romano ’80

Roberta Romano ’80 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law.
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November 10, 2014

Obama’s Chance to Get China Right—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s China Center. 
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November 7, 2014

Symposium: The Grant in King—Obamacare Subsidies as Textualism's Big Test—A Commentary by Abbe Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 7, 2014

Obama’s Illegal War—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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November 5, 2014

Panic, Paranoia, and Public Health: The AIDS Epidemic’s Lessons for Ebola—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves and Peter Staley

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist. Peter Staley is a longtime AIDS activist.
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November 5, 2014

Memo to the President: Say Yes to the Torture Ban—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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November 4, 2014

The Law of Medicare and Medicaid at Fifty—A Commentary by Abbe Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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November 3, 2014

On Voting Rights, Amendments Are Too Hard to Achieve and Enforce—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather K. Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 29, 2014

Danger Zone—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 28, 2014

Stop Playing Cowboy on Ebola—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist.
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October 23, 2014

Obama’s White House Can’t Take a Joke—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 21, 2014

Time for true diversity in corporate boardrooms—A Commentary by Aaron Dhir

Aaron Dhir is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and a Global Justice Senior Fellow at the Yale MacMillan Center.
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October 19, 2014

What China Means by ‘Rule of Law’—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and is also the Director of Yale Law School’s China Center.
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October 16, 2014

A Dirty Endorsement May Clean Up Politics—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 15, 2014

Ebola scare revives post-9/11 public fears—A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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October 3, 2014

How Nancy Pelosi Can Force Congress to Vote on the War Against ISIS—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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October 3, 2014

Am I safe? Is the wrong Ebola Question to Ask—A Commentary by Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves is a Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also the co-director of the Global Health Justice Partnership, and a leading HIV/AIDS activist. 
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October 2, 2014

The Next Nine Years—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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October 2, 2014

China’s Coming of Age in Hong Kong—A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

 Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.
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September 29, 2014

Obama’s ISIL Legal Rollout: Bungled, Clearly. But Illegal? Really?—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 
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September 25, 2014

How Congress Cut and Ran on Syria—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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September 23, 2014

Bottom-up Climate Fix—A Commentary by Dan Esty ’86

Daniel C. Esty is the Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, with appointments at both the Yale Law School and the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. 
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September 23, 2014

The Moment at Hand—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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September 23, 2014

Bring Back the Department of War—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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September 17, 2014

President Obama does not need Congress to act against ISIL—A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School. 
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September 17, 2014

Does No-Ransom Rule Risk American Lives?— A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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September 12, 2014

Obama’s Betrayal of the Constitution—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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September 12, 2014

Four points Barack Obama's speech needs to hit—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

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

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September 10, 2014

States Lead – Will the Feds Follow?—A Commentary by Megan Quattlebaum ’10

Megan Quattlebaum is an Associate Research Scholar in Law, Senior Liman Fellow in Residence, and Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

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September 10, 2014

Europe Needs to Provide for its Own Defense—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

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September 5, 2014

In times of regional violence, local rules apply—A Commentary by Paul Kahn ’80

Paul W. Kahn is Robert W. Winner Professor of Law and the Humanities, and Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.       
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September 5, 2014

Tragedy or Triumph—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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September 4, 2014

Islamic State’s Centuries-Old Strategy—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.  
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August 29, 2014

The Lawful Way to Fight the Islamic State—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

 Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.     
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August 27, 2014

The Lessons of Ferguson, Missouri: Teachable Moments About Policing—A Commentary by Tom Tyler

Tom R. Tyler is the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School. 
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August 27, 2014

Attack ads have their plus sides—A Commentary by Peter Schuck

 Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 25, 2014

Ferguson's Schools Are Just as Troubling as Its Police Force—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 21, 2014

When Doctors Have the Right to Speak—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77

Robert C. Post ’77 is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 21, 2014

By Any Means Necessary—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 15, 2014

Bitcoins Aren’t as Scary as the Government Says—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 11, 2014

A Right Like Any Other—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

 Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 11, 2014

Another Hole in the Halbig Verdict—A Commentary by Abbe Gluck ’00

Abbe R. Gluck is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 8, 2014

Obama Isn’t Ready for Another Cold War—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 7, 2014

CIA vs. the Senate: The Constitution demands action—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. 
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August 4, 2014

Argentina Needs to Make Good on Its Promises to Investors—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan R. Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School. 
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August 1, 2014

The Fear Factor—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

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