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2010

December 30, 2010

A Giving Pledge for the common citizen—A Commentary by Jacob S. Hacker and Daniel Markovits ’00

Daniel Markovits ’00 is the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 30, 2010

Abortion Takes Flight—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 28, 2010

Iatrogenic Legal Assistance?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 26, 2010

YLS Professor Ian Ayres: Put Your Money Where Your New Year’s Diet Resolution Is

YLS professor Ian Ayres ’86 offers “The $500 Diet,” a new way to lose weight based on his book, Carrots and Sticks.
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December 20, 2010

Yale Law School Mourns the Death of Professor and Librarian Emeritus Morris L. Cohen; Memorial Service May 1

Yale Law School Professor Emeritus and Librarian Emeritus Morris L. Cohen passed away December 18, 2010, at age 83.
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December 17, 2010

We Hold These Truths to Be Universal—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 17, 2010

Yale Law Professors Establish Website to Encourage Tax Cut Givebacks

Yale Law School professors Daniel Markovits ’00 and Jacob Hacker have set up a website to encourage Americans who wish to do so to give back their tax cuts.
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December 17, 2010

Professor Jean Koh Peters to Discuss Dignity, Voice, Story in Jan. 24 Inaugural Lecture

Jean Koh Peters will present her inaugural lecture as the Sol Goldman Clinical Professor of Law on January 24, 2011.
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December 16, 2010

The Revolution Next Time?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 15, 2010

FDR's constitutional precedent for Obama's healthcare law—A Commentary by Luke Norris ’11

Luke Norris ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 14, 2010

CED Clinic Goes to Washington, Uses Local Experience to Find Solutions to the National Foreclosure Crisis

Yale Law School can add the mortgage foreclosure crisis to the long list of critical issues its students have had the opportunity to get involved in.
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December 13, 2010

The Iraqi Refugee Assistance Project Debuts New Website

An organization founded by two Yale Law School students to assist Iraqi refugees displaced by the war has introduced a new website.
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December 13, 2010

Blinkered to Reality—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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December 10, 2010

Charging Julian Assange could be unconstitutional—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Sara Aronchick Solow

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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December 8, 2010

Ask, tell, just don't get married—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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December 7, 2010

Eugene Sokoloff ’12 and Wendy Zupac ’12 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals were held Monday, December 6, at Yale Law School.
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December 6, 2010

Do Not Go Directly to Jail—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 3, 2010

New Report Part of CED Clinic Efforts to Reform the Food System

Students in the Law School’s Community and Economic Development Clinic have drafted a report aimed at helping to reform the United States Farm Bill.
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December 2, 2010

Yale Law Beats Harvard Law at Hoops; Raises $12K for Public Interest

The Yale Law School basketball team snapped a five-year losing streak and defeated Harvard Law School 74-56 to win the 2010 Court Classic.
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December 2, 2010

Yale Beats Harvard on the Courts

The Yale Law School basketball team snapped a five-year losing streak and defeated Harvard Law School 74-56 to win the 2010 Court Classic.
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December 2, 2010

Justice Unbound—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 1, 2010

The Espionage Case Against Assange—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 24, 2010

YLS Clinic Students Help With Promise to New Haven College Hopefuls

Students in Yale Law School’s Community and Economic Development Clinic played a key role in the development and launch of New Haven Promise, which offers free college tuition to eligible New Haven students.
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November 23, 2010

Panel to Consider the Future of Internet Policy and Network Neutrality

A panel discussion titled “The Future of Internet Policy: A Conversation on Network Neutrality” will be held Dec. 2 at Yale Law School.
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November 23, 2010

Obama’s U.S.-China advisor to speak at Yale Law School Nov. 30

Jeffrey A. Bader, the president’s top advisor on U.S.-China relations, will speak at Yale Law School Tuesday, November 30.
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November 18, 2010

Thank the Courts—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 17, 2010

Super Sad Super Crunching—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 15, 2010

Students Hear Arizona Immigration Case Argued Live, Thanks to Ninth Circuit Video Initiative

Yale Law School is taking part in an educational initiative that enables students to watch live streaming video of oral arguments heard before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
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November 12, 2010

Is the lame-duck Congress constitutional?—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 12, 2010

Morris Tyler Moot Court to Hear YLS Clinic Case, Ashcroft v. Al-Kidd, at Finals December 6

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held December 6 in the Yale Law School Auditorium.
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November 11, 2010

MFIA and New York Times Win FOIA Case; Ruling Clarifies Law Surrounding Personal Privacy Exemption

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum and The New York Times prevailed in a New York Federal District Court when a Magistrate Judge granted a motion for summary judgment in a Freedom of Information Act suit.
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November 10, 2010

Iowa Vote Shows the Injustice of Electing Judges—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Research Scholar in Law, Kauffman Fellow, Information Society Project, and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 9, 2010

Recanting a Small Part of Lifecycle Investing—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 8, 2010

The Hon. Michael Leiter at Yale Law School Nov. 11; Will Discuss Al-Qa’ida: The Evolving Threat and Our Evolving Response

The Honorable Michael Leiter, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, will speak at Yale Law School on Thursday, November 11.
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November 7, 2010

The dangers of an imperial presidency—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 4, 2010

YLS Grads on Election Day 2010


Yale Law School graduates were well represented in elections across the country on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010.
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November 4, 2010

Sonia Sotomayor’s Last Laugh—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 4, 2010

Don’t Pay Off Your Student Loans?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 2, 2010

Bob Woodward at YLS Nov. 18 for Panel Discussion on Watergate, Open Government, and Investigative Journalism

Award-winning investigative reporter and author Bob Woodward will take part in a panel discussion Nov. 18 at Yale Law School on “Watergate, Open Government and Investigative Journalism.”
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October 28, 2010

Are Public Commitments Counterproductive?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 28, 2010

Who wants to watch 'Bank Bailout 2'?—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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October 27, 2010

Journalists Greenhouse and Lithwick Discuss How the Internet Has Affected Supreme Court Reporting

In a talk Oct. 26 at Yale Law School, Slate editor Dahlia Lithwick and YLS Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL discussed how media coverage of the Supreme Court has changed.
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October 26, 2010

Yale Law School Expands Legal Writing Instruction

Yale Law School has expanded its legal writing program in a number of innovative ways.
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October 21, 2010

Lana’s story—A Commentary by Rebecca Heller ’10 and Sirine Shebaya ’12

Rebecca Heller ’10 is a Clinical Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School; Sirine Shebaya ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 21, 2010

Calling John Roberts—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 19, 2010

Privacy and Technological Innovation – Compatible or Mutually Exclusive?

Yale Law School’s Information Society Project will sponsor a Privacy and Innovation Symposium on October 29, 2010, at Yale Law School.
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October 15, 2010

Our Love/Hate Relationship with Carrots and Sticks—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 13, 2010

Chairs Conferred on YLS Professors Richard Brooks and Daniel Markovits ’00

Richard Brooks has been named the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Daniel Markovits ’00 has been named the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law.
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October 13, 2010

Professor Doug Kysar to Discuss Climate Change in Joseph M. Field ’55 Inaugural Lecture

Professor Doug Kysar will give his inaugural lecture as the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law on November 15, 2010.
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October 13, 2010

From a Bad Policy to Bad Law—A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Eugene Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law and Florence Rogatz Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 12, 2010

Getting Paid to Lose Weight—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 12, 2010

International Supreme Court and Constitutional Justices Meet at Yale Law School

The fourteenth Global Constitutionalism Seminar took place at Yale Law School September 22-25, 2010.
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October 12, 2010

Target the refugee ceiling—A Commentary by Betsy Cooper ’12 and Katie Reisner ’11

Betsy Cooper ’12 and Katie Reisner ’11 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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October 12, 2010

Writing About the Supreme Court – A Conversation with Dahlia Lithwick and Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

A special event featuring Dahlia Lithwick, legal correspondent for Slate, in conversation with former New York Times Supreme Court reporter and YLS lecturer Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL will take place on October 26 at Yale Law School.
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October 11, 2010

A Question Of Contempt And Consequences—A Commentary by Jeffrey A. Meyer ’89

Jeffrey A. Meyer ’89 is a Clinical Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 11, 2010

Photos, Videos of Alumni Weekend 2010 Now Online

Photos and videos of Alumni Weekend 2010 are now available on the Yale Law School Alumni website.
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October 8, 2010

Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation Coming to Yale Law School on October 25 - CANCELLED

The Supreme Court of the Navajo Nation will hear a case at Yale Law School on October 25, 2010.
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October 7, 2010

Making Congress All It Can Be—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 6, 2010

Professor James Heckman Will Discuss Problem of Soft Skills in America at Nov. 1 Thomas Lecture

University of Chicago Economics Professor James Heckman will give the James A. Thomas Lecture Nov. 1 on the topic, “Hard Evidence on Soft Skills: The GED and the Problem of Soft Skills in America.”
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October 6, 2010

How a Gay Man's Harmless Political Expression May Lead to Prison Time—A Commentary by Taylor Asen ’12, Jeffrey Gurrola ’12, Ramya Kasturi ’12 and Larry Kornreich ’12

Taylor Asen ’12, Jeffrey Gurrola ’12, Ramya Kasturi ’12 and Larry Kornreich ’12 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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October 5, 2010

Making It Easier to Be Honest—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 4, 2010

New YLS Clinic Offers Legal Assistance to Connecticut Veterans

Yale Law School has launched a new clinic to train students to address the needs of Connecticut’s military veterans.
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October 4, 2010

Judith Resnik Cameo in Doug Liman Film, Fair Game, Mirrors Liman Program Commitment to the Public Interest

Yale law professor Judith Resnik’s cameo in the Doug Liman Film, Fair Game, mirrors the Liman Program’s commitment to the public interest.
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October 2, 2010

The Roberts Court, Version 4.0—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 1, 2010

Professor Judith Resnik Testifies about Access to Courts

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik testified on September 29 before a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee about access to courts and the under utilization of the federal courts.
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October 1, 2010

Dangers of a politicized military—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 1, 2010

Time Banks Founder Edgar S. Cahn ’63 to Discuss Lawyering and System Change Oct. 7

Edgar Cahn '63 is regarded as a founder of poverty law and a pioneer in creating clinical legal education. He will deliver a lecture titled, “Co-Producing Justice: Lawyering and System Change” at Yale Law School on October 7.


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September 30, 2010

Lowenstein Human Rights Clinic to Work with Legal Team Supporting Victims of Khmer Rouge Atrocities

Members of the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic have joined the legal team for the survivors of the Khmer Rouge genocide seeking justice at the trial next year of four former senior Khmer Rouge leaders.
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September 30, 2010

Fix Medicare’s Bizarre Auction Program—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Peter Cramton

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 29, 2010

Khmer Krom deserve justice as well—A Commentary by Mahdev Mohan and Laurel E. Fletcher

Laurel E. Fletcher is a Clinical Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 29, 2010

Selling My Addiction—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 28, 2010

Coca Cola CEO Muhtar Kent Speaking Oct. 4 -- Who Will Drive the 21st Century Agenda? Women

Muhtar Kent, chairman and chief executive officer of The Coca-Cola Company, will be the speaker at the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture on October 4, 2010.
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September 27, 2010

National Latina/o Law Student Conference September 30 – October 2 at Yale Law School

The 2010 National Latina/o Law Student Conference will be held at Yale Law School September 30 through October 2.
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September 27, 2010

Panel Discussion on Death Penalty—No Human Way to Kill—October 11 at YLS

A panel discussion on the death penalty will be streamed live to Yale Law Room 128 on Monday, October 11, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m.
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September 23, 2010

Who Stands for Standing?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 22, 2010

Carrots and Sticks Has Landed—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 22, 2010

Obama, Warren and The Imperial Presidency—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 21, 2010

The Upside of Irrationality—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 21, 2010

Superheroes in Court! Comic Book Exhibition at Law Library through Dec. 16; Discussion Sept. 30

The “Superheroes in Court! Lawyers, Law and Comic Books” exhibition runs now through December 16 at Yale Law School’s Lillian Goldman Law Library.


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September 21, 2010

International Justice Mission CEO Gary Haugen to Address Lawlessness Among the Global Poor on October 11

Gary Haugen, founder, president, and CEO of International Justice Mission, will discuss “The New Mandate for Human Rights: Addressing Lawlessness Among the Global Poor” October 11 at Yale Law School.
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September 21, 2010

YLS Negotiating Team Advances to Finals of Copenhagen Competition

Yale Law School has advanced to the final round of the 2010 Copenhagen Competition to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, October 13-15, 2010.
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September 17, 2010

Justices to Examine Technological Revolutions at Global Constitutionalism Seminar

Yale Law School will host its fourteenth Global Constitutionalism Seminar Sept. 23-25, bringing together leading Supreme Court and Constitutional Court justices from around the world to discuss the topic, “Technological Revolutions.”
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September 17, 2010

‘We the People’: Yale Law School Celebrates the U.S. Constitution

Yale Law School celebrates Constitution Day, honoring the signing of the U.S. Constitution—one of the most significant events in American history—on September 17, 1787.
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September 15, 2010

The Radical Presidency—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 14, 2010

Understand anti-Semitism, and anti-Muslim bigotry—A Commentary by Yaman Salahi ’12

Yaman Salahi ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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September 14, 2010

UDC Law Professor Edgar Cahn ’63 will speak Oct. 7 on Lawyering and System Change

UDC Law Professor Edgar S. Cahn ’63 will deliver a Dean’s Lecture on October 7 on the topic, “Co-Producing Justice: Lawyering and System Change.”
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September 14, 2010

Chicago Prof. Richard Thaler Discusses Behavioral Economics of Swindling and Selling in Raben Lecture October 4

University of Chicago Professor Richard Thaler will deliver the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture on October 4, 2010, at Yale Law School.
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September 14, 2010

Human Rights Activist Will Discuss Treaty to Eradicate World Hunger Oct. 7

Human rights activist John Teton will discuss the International Food Security Treaty to eradicate world hunger Oct. 7 at Yale Law School.
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September 14, 2010

Israeli Supreme Court Justice (Ret.) Izhak Englard to Discuss Law and Morality in the Jewish Tradition Oct. 5

Izhak Englard, former justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, will deliver a Dean’s Lecture on October 5 at Yale Law School on “Law and Morality in the Jewish Tradition.”
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September 13, 2010

Cultural Cognition Project Study Examines Why “Scientific Consensus” Fails to Create Public Consensus

New research conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that people’s cultural values affect their acceptance of what most scientists believe.
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September 13, 2010

Bring On The Share Economy—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 13, 2010

Of Prom Dresses and Textbooks—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 10, 2010

Free speech helped avert Quran burning—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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September 10, 2010

YLS Professor Ian Ayres ’86 To Discuss His New Book, Carrots and Sticks, Sept. 21

YLS Professor Ian Ayres ’86 will discuss his new book, Carrots and Sticks, Sept. 21 at Yale Law School.
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September 9, 2010

An Invisible Chief Justice—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 8, 2010

Federalist Society Chapter Flourishes at Yale Law School; Rove, Mukasey Among Recent Featured Speakers

The Yale Federalist Society hosted 25 events during the 2009-2010 school year and continues to be one of Yale Law School’s most successful student organizations.
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September 7, 2010

The Meaning of “My”—a commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 2, 2010

At the Crossroads—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 2, 2010

Students Play Key Role in Historic Proposition 8 Marriage Case; Le Coney '10 Shares Thoughts on Experience

Yale Law students in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project played an important role in the Proposition 8 marriage case in California.
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September 1, 2010

Is Your University Complying With the New Textbook Law?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 1, 2010

A Bush-Like Address—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 1, 2010

Anti-Semitism but not anti-hatred—A Commentary by Yaman Salahi ’12

Yaman Salahi ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 31, 2010

Abandoned in Baghdad—A Commentary by Saurabh Sanghvi ’11

Saurabh Sanghvi ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 30, 2010

What Obama Should Say—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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August 30, 2010

Make A Commitment—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 26, 2010

Nine Justices and Ten Commandments—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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 25, 2010

Dean Post Welcomes the J.D. Class of 2013 to Yale Law School

Dean Robert Post ’77 welcomed the 199th class of new J.D. students to Yale Law School on August 25, 2010.
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August 25, 2010

Alumni Weekend 2010: A Weekend Odyssey Exploring Science and Law

Alumni Weekend 2010—A Weekend Odyssey Exploring Science and Law—October 8-10 in New Haven.
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August 24, 2010

Never Pay a Speeding Ticket Again?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 23, 2010

Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry to Give Anderson Lecture Sept. 22--CANCELLED

Pakistani Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry will deliver the Robert P. Anderson Memorial Lecture on Sept. 22 at Yale Law School.
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August 18, 2010

The first director of CFPA—A Commentary by Norman I. Silber

Norman Silber is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 17, 2010

Yale Law School Congratulates 35 Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2010-2011

Yale Law School congratulates the 35 current students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2010-2011.
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August 16, 2010

Yale ISP Highlights Accomplishments in 2009-2010 Annual Report

The Information Society Project has released its 2009-2010 annual report, highlighting the center’s institutional and individual accomplishments for the past academic year.
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August 14, 2010

Birthright of a Nation—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 13, 2010

Don’t resurrect Lebanon’s death penalty—A Commentary by Nadim Houry and Sirine Shebaya ’12

Sirine Shebaya ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 12, 2010

Hiding in Plain Sight—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is 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, 2010

Make-It-Yourself Prediction Widgets—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 5, 2010

A Reverse Auction to Conserve Kilowatts—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 2, 2010

Judge Ralph Winter Prize Will Honor Best Student Paper in Law and Economics

Yale Law School has announced the creation of the Judge Ralph Winter Prize, to be awarded annually to the best student paper written in law and economics.
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July 29, 2010

Voting Behind Bars—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 27, 2010

Statistical Forensics Launches a Polling Donnybrook—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 22, 2010

MFIA Wins Appeal Seeking Access to Sealed Records; Ruling Guarantees Strong Protections for Newsgatherers

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum scored a victory in July when a New York state appellate court ruled in the case Mosallem v. Berenson.
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July 15, 2010

Is the ‘Kennedy Court’ Over?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 14, 2010

Student Involvement in Supreme Court Case Inspires New Ethics Clinic

A new ethics clinic to be offered at Yale Law School was inspired in part by the efforts of two Yale Law students who helped research an amicus brief in a recent Supreme Court case.
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July 6, 2010

Did Paul Samuelson Support Leveraged Lifecycle Investing?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 3, 2010

A Democracy Cannot Fight a Seven Years War—A Commentary by Michael Breen ’11

Michael Breen ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 2, 2010

Supreme Court Press—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70

Paul Gewirtz ’70 is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and director of The China Law Center.
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July 1, 2010

Past, Present and Future Justice—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 30, 2010

Students in Complex Federal Litigation Clinic Win Religious Freedom Case

Students in Yale Law School’s Complex Federal Litigation Clinic claimed victory June 25 in the case, Forde v. Baird.
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June 29, 2010

The One Question Elena Kagan Won't Get Asked—A Commentary by Adam Chandler ’11

Adam Chandler ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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June 28, 2010

YLS Professor Susan Rose-Ackerman Lectures in Europe and Latin America

Susan Rose-Ackerman, Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School, had a busy May and June lecturing in Europe and Latin America.
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June 28, 2010

Would Cleveland Be Better Off With LeBron James or a New DaimlerChrysler Plant?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 24, 2010

China Law Center’s Jeff Prescott ’97 Named 2010-2011 White House Fellow

Jeffrey Prescott ’97, Deputy Director of The China Law Center and Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, has been named a 2010-2011 White House Fellow.
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June 22, 2010

An increasingly politicized military—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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June 22, 2010

Supreme Court Clinic Successful in Recently Decided Cases

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic is celebrating victories in several recent Supreme Court cases.
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June 18, 2010

The gay Iraqi crisis—A Commentary by Taylor Asen ’12 and Zach Strassburger ’12

Taylor Asen ’12 and Zach Strassburger ’12 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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June 17, 2010

A Second Chance for Joshua—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 17, 2010

Slouching toward financial reform—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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June 17, 2010

Can LeBron James Learn From Karl Malone?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 16, 2010

George Priest Named Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics

George L. Priest has been named the Edward J. Phelps Professor of Law and Economics at Yale Law School.
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June 14, 2010

Juvenile justice delayed?—A Commentary by Jeffrey Fagan

Jeffrey Fagan is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 10, 2010

Ode to Lifecycle Investing—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 9, 2010

James Clapper: Another military man for a civilian post—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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June 7, 2010

Asymmetric Penalties for the Double Technical—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.

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June 3, 2010

Justice Souter’s Class—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 2, 2010

Elena Kagan: Bench the Judge-Umpire Analogy—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 28, 2010

Yes, Virginia…A Leveraged Lifecycle Can Reduce Retirement Risk—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 24, 2010

The state should try checkpoints instead of suspicion-based stops—A Commentary by Jeffrey Fagan and Tracey Meares

Tracey Meares is Deputy Dean and Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 24, 2010

Game Theory TV—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 24, 2010

Stevens and antitrust—A Commentary by George L. Priest and William Ranney Levi ’10

George Priest is Professor of Law and Economics and Kauffman Distinguished Research Scholar in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.
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May 24, 2010

222 Degree Candidates Honored at Commencement Ceremonies May 24 - VIDEO AND PHOTOS

222 degree candidates were honored at Yale Law School Commencement ceremonies on May 24, 2010.
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May 21, 2010

Open the Door and Turn On the Lights—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 18, 2010

Dilbert on Diversification—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 17, 2010

What the Court Didn’t Do—A Commentary by Tracey Meares

Tracey Meares is Deputy Dean and Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 14, 2010

Pitch Me Your Day—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 14, 2010

China's Undocumented Migrant Problem—A Commentary by Brett Edkins ’11

Brett Edkins ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 14, 2010

Can We Revoke Faisal Shahzad's Citizenship?—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 14, 2010

A Bench of Rivals—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the author of The Confirmation Mess: Cleaning Up the Federal Appointments Process.
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May 11, 2010

Market Volatility Has Doubled: What’s in Your Portfolio?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 10, 2010

Just Answer the Question—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 6, 2010

Whose Originalism?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 4, 2010

Dare to Diversify—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 3, 2010

Barrett Anderson ’12 and Nila Bala ’12 Take Top Prizes in Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Finals

Barrett Anderson ’12 and Nila Bala ’12 won top honors in the Thomas Swan Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Finals April 28
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May 1, 2010

The Court as Mr. Fix-It?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 30, 2010

Tanya Abrams ’11 and Mark Hatch-Miller ’10 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The Potter Stewart Prize for best overall written and oral argument went to Tanya Abrams ’11 and Mark Hatch-Miller ‘10 in the spring finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court competition.
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April 29, 2010

Why the Lib Dems do well out of TV debates—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and James Fishkin

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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April 27, 2010

Treaty targets Internet, not knockoff purses—A Commentary by Margot Kaminski ’10

Margot Kaminski ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 26, 2010

Breathing While Undocumented—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 23, 2010

Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Final Round April 28

The final round of the Barristers’ Union Mock Trial Competition will be held Wednesday, April 28, at Yale Law School.
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April 23, 2010

American (Judicial) Idol—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 21, 2010

Insurance You Want to Collect—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 21, 2010

Beth Noveck ’97 at YLS April 23 to Discuss Open Government

Beth Noveck ’97, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government, will give a talk at Yale Law School on April 23.
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April 21, 2010

Four NRDC Co-founders To Receive YLSA Award of Merit

Four environmental leaders and co-founders of the Natural Resources Defense Council have been selected to receive the Yale Law School Association Award of Merit during Alumni Weekend 2010.
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April 21, 2010

The Lanham Act Goes to the Movies—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 20, 2010

Break Up the Wall Street Banks. Now—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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April 19, 2010

Dodd bill too opaque—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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April 19, 2010

Professors James Whitman ’88 and John Witt ’99 Win Guggenheim Fellowships

YLS professors James Q. Whitman ’88 and John Fabian Witt ’99 have been awarded Guggenheim fellowships.
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April 17, 2010

April 19—Justice Kate O’Regan Discusses Service at South African Constitutional Court --CANCELLED

The Honorable Kate O’Regan, former Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will deliver the Judge Jon O. Newman Lecture on Global Justice on April 19, 2010.
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April 16, 2010

Daniel J. Freed ’51 Memorial Service April 18

A memorial service to remember and celebrate the life of Professor Daniel Freed ’51 will be held April 18, 2010, at Yale Law School.
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April 16, 2010

Legal Jazz—Third Annual Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert at YLS April 16

Yale University Bands and the Yale Law School will present “Legal Jazz: The Third Annual Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert” on Friday evening April 16 at Yale Law School.
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April 15, 2010

Saving a Court seat for those who need it most—A Commentary by Adam Yoffie ’11

Adam Yoffie ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 14, 2010

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals Monday, April 26

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held April 26 in the Yale Law School Auditorium.
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April 14, 2010

YLS Lecturer Robin Golden ’98 Honored with Elm-Ivy Award

Selma M. Levine Clinical Lecturer in Law Robin Golden ’98 has been awarded the Yale University Seton Elm-Ivy Award for 2010.
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April 13, 2010

Climate Change Plan B—A Commentary by Daniel C. Esty ’86

Daniel Esty ’86 is Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and co-author of Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage.

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April 12, 2010

Yale ISP Publishes New Book on Access to Knowledge in Egypt

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has released a new book on access to knowledge in Egypt.
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April 12, 2010

Democracy Now! Host Amy Goodman Discusses Independent and Citizen Journalism April 15

Amy Goodman, host and executive producer of Democracy Now!, will discuss independent and citizen journalism April 15 at Yale Law School.
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April 11, 2010

One Man, Two Courts—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 8, 2010

Singling out Israel is the right thing to do—A Commentary by Yaman Salahi ’12

Yaman Salahi ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 8, 2010

Across the Border, Over the Line—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 6, 2010

Stop Holding Palestinians Hostage to the Peace Process—A Commentary by Sirine Shebaya ’12 and Diala Shamas ’11

Sirine Shebaya ’12 and Diala Shamas ’11 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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April 3, 2010

How to swing arms control; Obama can model Nixon and Clinton to get a new treaty through Congress—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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April 1, 2010

Yale Law Students, Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center, Team Up To Help Haitian Earthquake Refugees

Students from Yale Law School’s clinical programs and attorneys from the Florida Immigrant Advocacy Center recently teamed up to assist more than a dozen Haitian refugees being held indefinitely at a detention center in South Florida.
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March 31, 2010

YLS Awarded Grant to Establish Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship; George Priest Named Distinguished Research Scholar

Yale Law School has received a $735,000 grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to support the creation of the Kauffman Program in Law, Economics and Entrepreneurship at Yale Law School.
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March 30, 2010

CT Supreme Court Rules Children Have Right to Quality Education in Case Argued by YLS students

The Education Adequacy Project at Yale Law School won a major victory in the Connecticut Supreme Court when the Court ruled in favor of the Connecticut Coalition for Justice in Education Funding in the case, CCJEF v. Rell.
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March 29, 2010

MFIA Team Files Appellate Brief on Behalf of Journalist Denied Access to Court Records

Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum has filed an appellate brief in New York state court on behalf of a journalist who was denied access to court records.
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March 26, 2010

Graduate Works-in-Progress Symposium April 9-10

The Graduate Programs at Yale Law School will hold its Works-in-Progress Symposium on Friday, April 9, and Saturday, April 10, at Yale Law School.
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March 25, 2010

Which Side of History?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 24, 2010

MFIA Team Files Amicus Urging Protection of Anonymous Online Critic

The Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum has filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Illinois Court of Appeals to block the unmasking of an anonymous online critic.
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March 23, 2010

Bernstein Symposium April 8-9 To Explore Impact of Economic Crisis on Global Development

The Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium April 8-9 will explore the impact of the financial crisis on global development.
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March 21, 2010

Water wells can feed global peace—A Commentary by David S. Abraham and Michael Breen ’11

Michael Breen ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 17, 2010

We Can't Ignore The War On Our Own Border—A Commentary by David A. Perez ’10

David A. Perez ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 17, 2010

Author John Grisham at YLS on April 5 for Showing and Discussion of The Rainmaker

Best-selling author John Grisham will be at Yale Law School on April 5 for a screening and discussion of the movie, The Rainmaker.
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March 16, 2010

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 to Deliver Inaugural Lecture April 12

Professor Oona Hathaway ’97 will deliver her inaugural lecture as the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law on April 12, 2010.
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March 16, 2010

Richard Nixon, Filibuster Foe—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 15, 2010

How Biden Could Fix the Senate—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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March 15, 2010

Why New York’s the right place to try Sept. 11 cases—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

Eugene Fidell is Senior Research Scholar in Law and Florence Rogatz Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 15, 2010

Connecticut Wants to Fund Your Start-Up—A Commentary by Yoni Cohen ’12

Yoni Cohen ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 14, 2010

To Stop Crime, Share Your Genes—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 12, 2010

YLS Students Isra Bhatty ’12 and Helen O’Reilly ’11 Named Soros Fellows for 2010

Yale Law School students Isra Bhatty ’12 and Helen O’Reilly ’11 have been named Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellows for 2010.
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March 12, 2010

Yale Law School Hosts Area High School Students at Inaugural Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition

On March 6, Yale Law School hosted the first annual Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition for New Haven area high school students.
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March 11, 2010

Clarence Thomas, Silent but Sure—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 10, 2010

YLS Students Work on High Profile Cases in Partnership with San Francisco Attorney’s Office

Yale Law students are doing cutting-edge work as part of their participation in the San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project.
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March 9, 2010

Sumon Dantiki ’09, Sara Edelstein ’10, Ben Gross ’10, Karen Kudelko ’10, Ashley Leonczyk ’10, Ben Lindy ’10, and Ana Muñoz ’10 Awarded Public Interest Fellowships

Yale Law School has awarded Public Interest Fellowships to Sumon Dantiki ’09, Sara Edelstein ’10, Ben Gross ’10, Karen Kudelko ’10, Ashley Leonczyk ’10, Ben Lindy ’10, and Ana Muñoz ’10
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March 4, 2010

Yale Law School to Host Food Policy Conference on April 16-17

Yale Law School will host the Developing Food Policy conference on Friday, April 16, and Saturday, April 17.
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March 3, 2010

Symposium Participants Revisit Owen Fiss’ Groundbreaking Paper, Against Settlement

In April 2009, the Fordham Law Review held a symposium at Fordham Law School to consider the arguments Owen Fiss made 25 years ago in his paper, Against Settlement.
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March 3, 2010

Relax the Caps for Haitian Visa Applicants—A Commentary by Jeffrey Kahn ’10 and Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 and Jeffrey Kahn ’10 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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March 3, 2010

Race and Romance: An Uneven Playing Field for Black Women—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 3, 2010

Harvard Law Dean Martha Minow ’79 to Speak on Law, Education, and American Pluralism March 22

Harvard Law Professor Martha Minow ’79 will give the Robert M. Cover Lecture in Law and Religion on March 22.
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March 2, 2010

Professor Heather Gerken to Present J. Skelly Wright Inaugural Lecture March 8

Professor Heather Gerken will deliver her inaugural lecture as the first J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law on March 8, 2010.
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March 2, 2010

Chairs Conferred on YLS Professors Doug Kysar and John Fabian Witt ’99

Douglas Kysar has been named the Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and John Fabian Witt ’99 has been named the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law.
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March 2, 2010

Emily Bazelon ’00 Joins Knight Law and Media Program as Media Career Advisor

Emily Bazelon ’00 has joined The Knight Law and Media Program at Yale Law School as the program’s media career advisor.
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March 1, 2010

YLS Students Supporting Small Pacific Islands in their Quest for Action on Climate Change

Yale’s Environmental Protection Clinic has partnered with Islands First to help small Pacific islands in their quest for action on climate change.
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February 27, 2010

Purim and the End of “Don't Ask Don't Tell”—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 25, 2010

Could T-Pain Make an Economics Lecture More Interesting?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 25, 2010

Missing the Tea Party—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 24, 2010

Senator Reid: Stop Folding Your Hand—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 23, 2010

How to keep future John Yoos under control—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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February 20, 2010

Understanding Dick Cheney: The Power of the Undefeated Ex-VP—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2010

Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer Speaks at Yale Law School--Lecture Videos Available for Viewing

The Honorable Stephen Breyer, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, lectured February 15 and 16 at Yale Law School on “Making the Constitution Work: A Supreme Court Justice’s View.”
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February 17, 2010

Hear the Uighurs; The critical Guantanamo case the Supreme Court should not duck—A Commentary by Rebecca Crootof ’11 and Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School and Rebecca Crootof ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 16, 2010

Arianna Huffington to Discuss First Amendment Online Issues on Feb. 22

Huffington Post co-founder and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington will be at Yale Law School on February 22 to talk about issues related to the First Amendment online.
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February 15, 2010

A game to remember—A Commentary by Michael Graetz

Michael Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2010

Haiti Lessons: A Search and Rescue Corps—A Commentary by Matt Klapper ’11 and James J. Riley

Matt Klapper ’11 is a JD candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 12, 2010

Eli Whitney Tech Students Gain Experience as YLS Gains New Desktops

Twenty students from Eli Whitney Technical High School took part in a project to replace 540 desktops in Yale Law School’s Levinson Auditorium.
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February 11, 2010

Saved by the Swiss—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 10, 2010

WWJD: What Would Johnson Do?—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a JD candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 8, 2010

Yale Law Students, The Playwright, Collaborate on Haiti Relief

Yale Law School students and The Playwright Irish Pub and Restaurant in New Haven teamed up to help victims of the devastating earthquake in Haiti.
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February 5, 2010

Girl Who Fell Author Heidi Durrow ’95 To Discuss Personal Stories on March 1

Heidi Durrow ’95, author of The Girl Who Fell from the Sky, will give a Dean’s Lecture on March 1 titled “The World’s Dream About Itself: The Story You Must Tell.”
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February 4, 2010

Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum Looks to Increase Government Transparency and Support the Public’s Right to Know

Yale Law School has announced the launch of the Media Freedom and Information Access Practicum.
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February 3, 2010

Yale Law School's 2010 Commencement Ceremonies Will Be Held May 24

Yale Law School’s 2010 Commencement ceremony will take place Monday, May 24
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February 3, 2010

Professor Heather Gerken Testifies at Senate Committee Hearing on Corporate Campaign Spending

YLS Professor Heather Gerken testified before a U.S. Senate committee on February 2, 2010, about corporate campaign spending.
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February 3, 2010

Financial reform: It’s the politics—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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February 1, 2010

Budget Sense and Nonsense—A Commentary by James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 1, 2010

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series--Jerome Cohen '55 Speaks on Law and Life in Asia

Jerome Cohen ’55 will lecture February 2, 9, and 23 about law and life in Asia.
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January 29, 2010

A Contractual Solution to Citizens United—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 29, 2010

Who Will Win the Gay Marriage Trial?—A Commentary by William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 and Darren Spedale

William N. Eskridge Jr. ’78 is John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.
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January 29, 2010

Yale ISP To Host A2K4 Conference on Access to Knowledge and Human Rights February 11-13

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School will host its fourth Access to Knowledge Conference February 11-13 at Yale Law School.
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January 28, 2010

The Next Time—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 28, 2010

Obama's State of the Union Inspiration: Ronald Reagan—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 27, 2010

Justice Alito’s Reaction—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 27, 2010

Iceland Tops Rankings in Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy’s 2010 Environmental Performance Index

Iceland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2010 Environmental Performance Index.
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January 27, 2010

How to Counter Corporate Speech; Every American should get a $50 tax credit to donate to a candidate—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and David Wu

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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January 26, 2010

Despite court ruling, Congress can still limit campaign finance—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Ian Ayres ’86

Bruce Ackerman ’67, Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and Ian Ayres ’86, William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School, are the authors of Voting With Dollars: A New Paradigm for Campaign Finance Reform.
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January 26, 2010

Commitment Contracts for Business—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 23, 2010

Cut the Red Tape: Why Haitians Need Humanitarian Parole Now—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10 and Jeffrey Kahn ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 and Jeffrey Kahn ’10 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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January 22, 2010

The Real Problem with Citizens United—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It.
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January 22, 2010

Obama's financial reform falls short—A Commentary by Jonathan R. Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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January 22, 2010

Yale Journal of International Law Conference February 26 on Government Lawyering and International Law; Harold Koh To Give Keynote

On February 26, the Yale Journal of International Law will host a conference on “Government Lawyering and International Law” in commemoration of its thirty-fifth anniversary.
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January 20, 2010

Tuesday's Five Lessons for the Democrats—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 20, 2010

Constitutional objections to Obamacare don't hold up—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar '84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 18, 2010

Yale Law School Mourns the Death of Professor Emeritus Daniel J. Freed ’51

Yale Law School Professor Emeritus Daniel J. Freed ’51, a pioneer in the criminal justice process and a key figure in the development of clinical education at the Law School, died January 17, 2010, at age 82.
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January 17, 2010

Helping Haiti Help Itself—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10 and Jeffrey Kahn ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 and Jeffrey Kahn ’10 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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January 14, 2010

Into the Closet—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 13, 2010

Cultural Cognition Project Study Sheds Light on Reactions to HPV Vaccine

New research conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that people’s cultural values affect their risk perceptions of the human papillomavirus vaccine.
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January 12, 2010

Obama and the ‘Fat Cat Bankers’—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is the Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2010

Rebellious Lawyering Conference February 19-21: Rabble? Meet Rouser

The 16th annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference will be held Friday, February 19, through Sunday, February 21, at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2010

Perfect Pitch—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 9, 2010

Olympic Hopeful Seun Adebiyi ’09 Battles Cancer, Raises Awareness

Seun Adebiyi '09 is raising awareness of bone marrow registry in his search for a donor.  
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January 8, 2010

Four From Yale Law School Awarded 2010 Skadden Public Interest Fellowship

Nicole Hallet ’08, Rebecca Heller ’10, Robert Silverman ’10, and Michael Tan ’08 have been awarded the 2010 Skadden Public Interest Fellowship.
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January 7, 2010

Save the Senate: Bring Back the Filibuster—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 5, 2010

Justice Albie Sachs To Give Dean’s Lecture January 26

Justice Albie Sachs, a former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will discuss “The Strange Alchemy of Life and Law” January 26 at Yale Law School.
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January 2, 2010

Seattle University’s Dean Spade To Give 2009-2010 Thomas Lecture February 8

Seattle University law professor Dean Spade will deliver the James A. Thomas Lecture on February 8, 2010, at Yale Law School.
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January 1, 2010

Prof. Dan Kahan Discusses Cultural Cognition Project Research in Journal Nature

In the latest issue of the journal Nature, Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law Dan Kahan discusses research conducted by Yale Law School’s Cultural Cognition Project.
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