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2012

January 2, 2012

U.S. inaction betrays Iraqi refugees—A Commentary by Matias A. Sueldo '12 and Natalie J. Bowlus

Matias A. Sueldo '12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 4, 2012

Paying Damages to Falsely Arrested Citizens—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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January 5, 2012

How to Shorten the Long Presidential Campaign—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 6, 2012

Washington standoff; Obama should fight the Senate on recess appointments, but not this way—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 10, 2012

Michael Wishnie ’93 Named William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law

Michael Wishnie ’93, a clinical professor of law at Yale Law School and director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, has been named the William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 10, 2012

Globalization Expert Saskia Sassen of Columbia University To Deliver the 2012 Storrs Lectures

Professor Saskia Sassen of Columbia University will deliver the 2012 Storrs Lectures Jan. 30-31 at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2012

Recess Appointments: Release the Legal Advice—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 11, 2012

2012: For Banks, the Year of Fear and Litigation, and a Chance for Peace—A Commentary by Ray Brescia ’92

Raymond Brescia ’92 is a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2012

Voting 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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January 12, 2012

How Private Equity Works—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 12, 2012

Why Speakers of the House Should Never Be President—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 16, 2012

The Iraq War, the Next War, and the Future of the Fat Man—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 17, 2012

Can U.S. States Ban Islamic Law?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 17, 2012

African Growth? It’s Complicated—A Commentary by Dayo Olopade ’14

Dayo Olopade ’14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 19, 2012

For NFL Fans, This Is the Worst Time of Year—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 19, 2012

Rebellious Lawyering Conference Feb. 17-18 Will Focus on Education Reform, Reproductive Justice, Other Topics

The 18th annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference will be held Feb. 17-18 at Yale Law School.
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January 20, 2012

A Trust Deficit? Look to the Inequality—A Commentary by Ray Brescia ’92

Raymond Brescia ’92 is a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 23, 2012

The New Battle Over Voting Rights—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 23, 2012

Supreme Court Ruling Cites Amicus Brief Written by YLS Ethics Bureau Students

An amicus brief written by students in the new Ethics Bureau at Yale Law School was cited by the Supreme Court in its recent ruling in Maples v. Thomas.
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January 24, 2012

Citizenship and the Financial Crisis in Europe—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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January 25, 2012

Second Chances—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 26, 2012

Switzerland Ranks at Top of 2012 Environmental Performance Index; Latvia Takes #1 Spot in New Trend EPI Rankings

Switzerland leads the world in addressing pollution control and natural resource management challenges, according to the 2012 Environmental Performance Index.
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January 30, 2012

Three From Yale Law and Two Nursing Students Awarded Gruber Global Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowships

Two Yale Law School students, a recent Yale Law School graduate, and two Yale School of Nursing students have been named recipients of Gruber Global Justice and Women’s Rights Fellowships.
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January 30, 2012

East Haven police troubles go deeper than mayor’s ‘taco’ comment—A Commentary by Christopher Lapinig ’13 and Katie Chamblee ’12

Christopher Lapinig ’13 and Katie Chamblee ’12 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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February 1, 2012

DOD General Counsel Jeh Charles Johnson to Discuss Lawyering in the Obama Administration

The Honorable Jeh Charles Johnson, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, will deliver a Dean’s Lecture Feb. 22 on the topic, “National Security Law, Lawyers and Lawyering in the Obama Administration.”
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February 2, 2012

You Can Cut Spending and Still Get Re-elected—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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February 3, 2012

“Representing Justice” by Professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 Wins Two PROSE Awards, Named Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

“Representing Justice,” by Yale Law professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66, has won two PROSE awards and has been recognized as an outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine.
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February 6, 2012

Legal Recreational Marijuana: Not So Far Out—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 7, 2012

Two YLS Trial Advocacy Teams Qualify for NTC National Championship

Two trial advocacy teams from Yale Law School have won the National Trial Competition Region 1 Tournament and will compete in the NTC National Championship to be held in Austin, Texas, in March.
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February 8, 2012

How Congress Can Overrule Citizen's United—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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February 8, 2012

Emily Bazelon ’00 and Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Win Access to Settlement Agreement in Phoebe Prince Case

In a victory for both Yale Law fellow and lecturer Emily Bazelon ’00 and Yale Law School clinic students, a Massachusetts Superior Court recently ordered disclosure of a settlement agreement between the town of South Hadley, Mass., and the family of a teenager whose 2010 suicide after being bullied at school attracted national news attention.
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February 8, 2012

MIT’s Stephen Ross to Lecture Feb. 27 on Use and Abuse of Financial Theory in Legal Disputes and Regulation

MIT professor Stephen Ross will deliver the Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance on Feb. 27, speaking on “Regression to the Max: The Use and Abuse of Financial Theory in Legal Disputes and Regulation.”
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February 8, 2012

Adjunct Professor Jennifer Prah Ruger Cited in Brief to U.S. Supreme Court on New Public Health Law

Adjunct Professor of Law Jennifer Prah Ruger was cited in a brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on the new public health law.
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February 8, 2012

Enough, Already: The SOPA Debate Ignores How Much Copyright Protection We Already Have – A Commentary by Margot Kaminski ’10

Margot Kaminski ’10 is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Executive Director of the Information Society Project.
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February 9, 2012

Whose Conscience?—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, 2012

Harvard Professor Annette Gordon-Reed will Discuss “Slavery and Race: Monticello Legacies” at March 5 Thomas Lecture

Harvard Professor Annette Gordon-Reed will deliver the 2011-2012 James A. Thomas Lecture on March 5, 2012, speaking on “Slavery and Race: Monticello Legacies.”
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February 13, 2012

Do Elected Officials Have to Speak English?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2012

The problem with pensions is politics—A Commentary by Adam Goldenberg ’14

Adam Goldenberg ’14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 14, 2012

Barrett Anderson ’12, Elizabeth Kelly ’12, Michael Love ’12, and Tara Rice ’12 Awarded Heyman Fellowships; Will Spend Year Working in Federal Government

Yale Law School students Barrett Anderson ’12, Elizabeth Kelly ’12, Michael Love ’12, and Tara Rice ’12 have been named recipients of 2012-2013 Heyman Federal Public Service Fellowships.
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February 15, 2012

Universal Contraception Access and Religious Freedom—A Commentary by Stephen Petrany ’14

Stephen Petrany ’14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 15, 2012

Landmark Settlement in New Haven Immigration Raid Case a Victory for YLS Worker & Immigrant Rights Clinic Students

Eleven New Haven residents represented by YLS’s Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic have achieved a landmark settlement in their civil rights lawsuit against the government.
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February 17, 2012

As a Compromise, How About a Federal Sex Tax?—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 20, 2012

Can You Be Fired for Your Genes—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 20, 2012

Two Cheers For the American Presidency!—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 22, 2012

Professor Daniel Markovits ’00 to Discuss Market Solidarity in Guido Calabresi Inaugural Lecture April 9

Daniel Markovits ’00 will present his inaugural lecture as the Guido Calabresi Professor of Law on April 9, 2012, speaking on “Market Solidarity.”
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February 22, 2012

Do-Over Season—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 22, 2012

Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources; We Need an Honest Debate About Priorities—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

E. Donald Elliott '74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 22, 2012

Judges, not child pornographers, are the real Tory targets—A Commentary by Adam Goldenberg ’14

Adam Goldenberg ’14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 23, 2012

Beyond Race in Affirmative Action: The Harm of Racial Preferences—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 24, 2012

Report from Yale Environmental Law Association’s Inaugural Conference Now Available; Second Conference to be Held This Saturday

A report detailing insights from the Yale Environmental Law Association’s inaugural conference last April is now available.
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February 27, 2012

After Vikileaks, we can protect privacy, or outgrow it—A Commentary by Adam Goldenberg ’14

Adam Goldenberg '14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 27, 2012

Is the Supreme Court Going to Kill Affirmative Action?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 28, 2012

Welfare reform worked—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck and Ron Haskins

Peter H. Schuck is Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 28, 2012

Making Cities Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians: Taking Traffic Violations Seriously—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 29, 2012

Fifth Annual Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert April 15 at Yale Law School

The 2012 Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert will be held on Sunday, April 15, 2012, in Yale Law School’s Levinson Auditorium.
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February 29, 2012

H. Rodgin Cohen To Discuss Financial Crisis and Regulatory Response in March 26 Raben Lecture

H. Rodgin Cohen will deliver the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellow Lecture on March 26, speaking on “The Financial Crisis and the Regulatory Response.”
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March 1, 2012

Trade of Innocents Symposium April 12-13 Looks at Shocking World of Human Trafficking

A symposium titled “Trade of Innocents: A Global Perspective on Human Trafficking” will be held at Yale Law School April 12-13, 2012.
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March 1, 2012

Text a Little Less and Think a Little More—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, 2012

The Legal Case Against Attacking Iran—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 5, 2012

Amy Chua Authors Newsweek Cover Story, The Rise of China's Billionaire Tiger Women

Amy Chua, John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law, writes for Newsweek on “The rise of China’s Billionaire Tiger Women.”
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March 7, 2012

Improve Restaurant Report Cards—A Commentary by Daniel E. Ho ’05

Daniel E. Ho ’05 is Maurice R. Greenberg Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 8, 2012

Accidental Heroines—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 9, 2012

Global Censorship Conference to be Held March 30-April 1 at Yale Law School

The Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression at Yale Law School will be holding a conference on global censorship from March 30 to April 1, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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March 9, 2012

Yale Law School Collaborates with University of Palermo Press on Spanish Translation Series

Yale Law School is partnering with the University of Palermo Press in Buenos Aires to translate into Spanish the important works of Yale Law School faculty members.
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March 10, 2012

Beyond Broken Windows—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 12, 2012

When Judges are Racist—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 13, 2012

From Graham to Miller and Jackson: Holding to Constitutional Principle and Ending Juvenile Life Without Parole—A Commentary by Kristin Henning ’95

Kristin Henning ’95 is the Sidley Austin-Robert D. McLean ’70 Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 14, 2012

How About Visas for Syrian Defectors?—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law and Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 14, 2012

YLS Clinic Students Contribute to Noted Gas Pipeline Lawsuit

Two Yale Law students were acknowledged recently for their work with the San Francisco city attorney’s office on a noted gas pipeline lawsuit.
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March 15, 2012

Hard Hits and Bounties in Football and Politics—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 19, 2012

Symposium March 28 on “Interpreting Federal Statutes: The Dysfunctional Dialogue between the Courts and Congress”

The Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic will sponsor a symposium on March 28, 2012, titled “Interpreting Federal Statutes: The Dysfunctional Dialogue between the Courts and Congress.”
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March 19, 2012

My Lai Revisited After Afghanistan Massacre—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Stephen Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 19, 2012

What if the Supreme Court Kills Rent Control—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 19, 2012

Nixon In Iran?—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 20, 2012

Abbe Gluck ’00 to Join Yale Law School Faculty in July as Associate Professor of Law

Abbe Gluck ’00 will join the Yale Law School faculty as an associate professor of law on July 1, 2012.
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March 20, 2012

Rejecting Affordable Care Act Is Rejecting Constitution—A Commentary by Todd Brewster and Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 21, 2012

Going Beyond Market Correction—A Commentary by Anne L. Alstott ’87

Anne L. Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor of Taxation at Yale Law School.
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March 21, 2012

Singapore Ambassador to U.S. Speaks About Democracy, Globalization and Competitiveness

On March 8, Her Excellency Chan Heng Chee, Singapore’s ambassador to the United States, gave a talk at Yale Law School titled “Democracy, Globalization and Competitiveness: The Case of Singapore.”
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March 22, 2012

An end to the regulatory state?—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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March 22, 2012

The Case for Trimming the EPA—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 22, 2012

Never Before—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 22, 2012

The Severability Doctrine—A Commentary by Abbe R. Gluck '00 and Michael J. Graetz

Michael J. Graetz is the Justus S. Hotchkiss Professor Emeritus of Law and Professorial Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. Abbe Gluck ’00 will join the Yale Law School faculty as an Associate Professor of Law in July 2012.
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March 22, 2012

Trust, but Verify: Recent Revelations Make the Case for More Responsive, and Responsible, Banking—A Commentary by Ray Brescia ’92

Ray Brescia ’92 is a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 26, 2012

How Obamacare Will Be Settled: A Primer on the Commerce Clause—A Commentary by Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza ’14

Rebecca Buckwalter-Poza ’14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 26, 2012

Why The Supreme Court Should Uphold the Health Care Law 9-0—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 28, 2012

Veterans Clinic Assists Vietnam Veterans of America in Obtaining Records That Reveal Hundreds of Illegal Personality Disorder Discharges

The YLS Veterans Legal Services Clinic represented the Vietnam Veterans of America in federal Freedom of Information litigation to obtain records that reveal the military has executed hundreds of illegal Personality Disorder discharges.
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March 29, 2012

Missing From the Court’s Debate: The Constitution—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 29, 2012

How To Defend Obamacare—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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March 30, 2012

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

On March 25, 2012, Yale Law School hosted its third annual Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition for New Haven area high school students.
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April 1, 2012

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL Named to List of Outstanding U.S. Journalists by NYU Journalism Faculty

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL has been selected one of “The 100 Outstanding Journalists in the United States in the Last 100 Years” by the journalism faculty at New York University.
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April 2, 2012

Justice John Paul Stevens to Hear University of Texas Affirmative Action Case at Moot Court Finals April 24; Conversation with Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL Follows

Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is among the presiding judges at the Moot Court finals April 24 considering the University of Texas at Austin’s use of race in undergraduate admissions; he will participate in a conversation with Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL following the competition.
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April 4, 2012

Embarrass the Future?—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 4, 2012

YELA Conference Feb. 25 – “New Directions in Environmental Law: [Re]Claiming Accountability;” Conference and Keynote Speaker Mary Nichols ’71 Featured on Dan Rather Reports

The Yale Environmental Law Association hosted its second annual conference on February 25, 2012 titled New Directions in Environmental Law: [Re]Claiming Accountability.
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April 4, 2012

Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism Will Look at Constitutional Interpretation

“Constitutional Interpretation and Change: A Conference on Jack Balkin’s Living Originalism” will be held on April 27-28, 2012, at Yale Law School.
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April 6, 2012

Strip Searches: The Supreme Court’s Disturbing Decision—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 8, 2012

Should God be obeyed? Should the state?—A Commentary by Robert Burt ’64

Robert Burt ’64 is the Alexander M. Bickel Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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April 9, 2012

Q&A with Jennifer Prah Ruger: Reforming Health Care in America

Jennifer Prah Ruger discusses the consequences and complexities of health reform in the United States and its ethical underpinnings.
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April 9, 2012

George L. Priest Named Chairman of the Council of Academic Advisers, American Enterprise Institute

Professor George L. Priest has been appointed chairman of the Council of Academic Advisers of the American Enterprise Institute.
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April 10, 2012

Doug Liman Honors His Father with Film for 15th Anniversary of Liman Program

Movie producer Doug Liman honored his father, Arthur Liman, with a short film about his father’s career and commitment to public service at the fifteenth annual Liman Public Interest Law Colloquium March 1-2, 2012.
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April 12, 2012

How Obama Can Attack the Supreme Court—and Win—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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April 12, 2012

Making Too Much of Romney’s ‘Mad Men’ Moment—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 13, 2012

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Deputy U.S. Attorney General James M. Cole Address Human Trafficking Symposium Participants

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Deputy U.S. Attorney General James M. Cole addressed participants at the Yale Law School Human Trafficking Symposium April 12-13, 2012.
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April 16, 2012

The Growing Movement to Repeal ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 16, 2012

Yale Law School Congratulates Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2012-2013

Yale Law School congratulates the current students and recent graduates who have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2012-2013.
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April 17, 2012

Latin American Legal Studies Program Kicks Off Breakfast Series for Lawyers in Latin American Practice

The Latin American Legal Studies Program at Yale Law School inaugurated its breakfast roundtable series for lawyers in Latin American practice with an event April 12 devoted to international investment arbitration.
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April 18, 2012

Women’s Work—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 19, 2012

Guantánamo Trials Should Be Open—A Commentary by David Schulz ’78

David Schulz ’78 is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 19, 2012

Beyond Stop-and-Frisk—A Commentary by James Forman Jr. ’92 and Trevor Stutz ’12

James Forman Jr. ’92 is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Trevor Stutz ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 20, 2012

President Obama: Don’t go there—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 23, 2012

Are We Sliding Backward on Teaching Evolution?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 25, 2012

YLS Students Jasmeet Ahuja ’13 and Piotr Brzezinski ’14 Named Soros New American Fellows

YLS students Jasmeet Ahuja ’13 and Piotr Brzezinski ’14 have been named Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellows for 2012.
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April 25, 2012

Scott Shapiro ’90 Appointed Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law; Tom Tyler Named Inaugural Macklin Fleming Professor of Law

Scott Shapiro has been named the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Tom Tyler has been named the inaugural Macklin Fleming Professor of Law. 
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April 26, 2012

Buy, Sell or Hold: How Can Governments Decide?—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 30, 2012

Haiti, cholera and the U.N.—A Commentary by Jane Chong ’13 and Muneer I. Ahmad

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Jane Chong ’13 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 30, 2012

Can Smokers Be Banned From Government Jobs?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a lecturer in law at Yale Law School.
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May 2, 2012

The Lower Floor—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 3, 2012

Elect-Your-Match: Computer-Dating Hits the Presidential Election!—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Danieli Evans ’12

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and Danieli Evans ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 4, 2012

The Health-Care Mandate Is Clearly a Tax—and Therefore Constitutional—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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May 7, 2012

Why States Shouldn’t Control Immigration—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a lecturer in law at Yale Law School.
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May 8, 2012

YLS Students Play Role in Connecticut’s Decision to Repeal Death Penalty

The repeal of Connecticut’s death penalty is cause for reflection and a sense of accomplishment for many current and former Yale Law School students who worked diligently behind the scenes to make it happen.
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May 10, 2012

Judge Louis H. Pollak ’48, Former YLS Dean, Dies at 89

U.S. District Judge Louis H. Pollak ’48, a former dean and 19-year faculty member at Yale Law School, died May 8 at age 89.
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May 10, 2012

In Case of Emergency, Read This Now—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, 2012

Connecticut General Assembly Passes Bill Written by Vets Clinic Students; Troubled Connecticut Veterans Will Receive Treatment Instead of Jail Time

A bill to help state veterans charged with low-level criminal offenses avoid incarceration and get back on the right track has been approved by the Connecticut House and Senate, thanks to the efforts of four members of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic.
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May 14, 2012

Losing Money Isn't a Crime—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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May 14, 2012

The right lessons of JPMorgan Fiasco—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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May 14, 2012

Arizona’s Immigration Law is a Violation of Civil Rights. Why Didn’t Anyone Mention That at the Supreme Court?—A Commentary by Lucas Guttentag

Lucas Guttentag is the Robina Foundation Distinguished Senior Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 16, 2012

Payback for a Facebook Tax Refugee—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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May 16, 2012

Goodbye to Gitmo—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 16, 2012

Time To Realize That The Obama Administration Doesn't Even Have The Authority To Commit The US To ACTA Or TPP—A Commentary by Margot Kaminski ’10

Margot Kaminski ’10 is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and Executive Director of the Information Society Project.
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May 17, 2012

Commencement Exercises To be Held May 21, 2012, in Payne Whitney Gymnasium's Lanman Center

Yale Law School’s 2012 Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 21, 2012.
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May 18, 2012

Eduardo Saverin controversy: Slam the door on tax refugees—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and Danieli Evans ’12 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 21, 2012

A New First Amendment Right: Videotaping the Police—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a lecturer in law at Yale Law School.
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May 23, 2012

JUNTA and Yale Law School Release Report on Remittance Practices in New Haven’s Immigrant Community

Junta for Progressive Action and Yale Law School’s Transnational Development Clinic have released a first-of-its kind study of remittance and banking practices among immigrants in New Haven.
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May 23, 2012

Parlez-Vous Cap-and-Trade?—A Commentary by Douglas A. Kysar and Webb Lyons ’14

Douglas A. Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Webb Lyons is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 24, 2012

In Defense of the Faculty Lounge—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 24, 2012

Fiona Doherty ’99 to Join Law School Faculty in July as Clinical Associate Professor of Law

Fiona Doherty ’99 will join the Yale Law faculty in July 2012 as a Clinical Associate Professor of Law.
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May 27, 2012

COMMENCEMENT 2012: Yale Law School Degree Candidates Urged to Remember the Poor, Work for Equal Justice - VIDEO and PHOTOS

251 degree candidates were honored at Yale Law School’s Commencement ceremonies on May 21, 2012.
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May 28, 2012

Yale Study Concludes Public Apathy over Climate Change Unrelated to Science Literacy

A recent study conducted by the Cultural Cognition Project at Yale Law School concludes that public apathy over climate change is unrelated to science literacy.
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May 28, 2012

Should the FBI Be Allowed to Wiretap Facebook?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 29, 2012

Gideon Yaffe to Join Yale Law Faculty in July as Professor of Law

Gideon Yaffe, a professor of philosophy and law at the University of Southern California, will join the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2012, as a Professor of Law.
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May 29, 2012

YLS Professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis Will Speak to Supreme Court Historical Society

Yale Law School professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis will present the annual lecture for the Supreme Court Historical Society on June 4.
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May 30, 2012

Dean Post to Lecture in Paris on Constitutional Protections for Academic Freedom

Yale Law School Dean Robert Post ’77 will deliver a lecture in Paris on Constitutional Protections for Academic Freedom.
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May 30, 2012

The Fire Next Term—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 30, 2012

Liman Program Awards Nine New Fellowships and Four Fellowship Extensions

The Arthur Liman Public Interest Program has awarded nine new fellowships and four fellowship extensions for 2012-2013.
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June 1, 2012

The John Edwards Mistrial: What Went Wrong—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 4, 2012

From Off the Wall to On the Wall: How the Mandate Challenge Went Mainstream—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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June 4, 2012

We the People Rise Again; How could we (prudently) amend the Constitution by national referendum?—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 5, 2012

Prof. Doug Kysar’s Climate Change Paper Featured in the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review

Prof. Doug Kysar’s paper “What Climate Change Can Do About Tort Law” was featured in the 2011-2012 volume of the Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review.
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June 7, 2012

Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy Q&A with Bruce Ho, Who Will Join YLS as a Clinical Visiting Lecturer

The Yale Center for Environmental Law and Policy has a Q&A with Bruce Ho, who will join YLS on July 1 as a clinical visiting lecturer in law.
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June 7, 2012

True Capitalists Are Pro-Market, Not Pro-Business—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 7, 2012

The 18-Year Bench—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 10, 2012

The Legal Fog Between War and Peace—A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 11, 2012

Penn State Scandal: Will The Jury Convict Jerry Sandusky?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a lecturer in law at Yale Law School.
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June 11, 2012

Professors Resnik and Curtis ’66 Receive 2012 Scribes Book Award for “Representing Justice”

Yale law professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 have been honored with the Scribes 2012 Book Award for “Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms.”
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June 11, 2012

One Way Forward in Housing: Mortgage Discrimination Cases Begin to Gain Traction—A Commentary by Ray Brescia ’92

Ray Brescia ’92 is a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 12, 2012

Lecture by YLS Dean Robert Post ’77 is First Event in Yale Collaboration with French Universities

Dean Robert Post’s recent lecture at Université de Paris-Panthéon-Assas was the first co-hosted event by Yale and Panthéon–Assas under the terms of their new Agreement for Collaborative Activities.
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June 12, 2012

Protect, Don’t Prosecute, Patriotic Leakers—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 13, 2012

The Missing Right To Vote—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 14, 2012

Lawsuits Should Not Be a Free-For All—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

E. Donald Elliott ’74 is a Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 14, 2012

When Enough is Enough—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 18, 2012

Discrimination, Preemption, and Arizona’s Immigration Law; A Broader View—A Commentary by Lucas Guttentag

Lucas Guttentag is the Robina Foundation Distinguished Senior Research Scholar in Law and a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 18, 2012

The Latest Crime-Solving Technique the Gun Lobby Doesn’t Like—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 19, 2012

Abolish the Death Penalty and Supermax, Too—A Commentary by Judith Resnik and Jonathan Curtis-Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 21, 2012

Can Everyone Please Lighten Up About the 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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June 22, 2012

Threatening Eric Holder With a Contempt Citation Is Just Cheap Talk—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 22, 2012

Law Experts Say Health Measure Legal as Some Doubt Court Agrees—A Commentary by Ray Brescia ’92

Ray Brescia ’92 is a Visiting Clinical Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 25, 2012

Strong on theory while profiling ignored—A Commentary by Lucas Guttentag

Lucas Guttentag is the Robina Foundation Distinguished Senior Research Scholar in Law and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 28, 2012

Reaction: Supreme Court Rules on Health Care Law

Yale Law School faculty members and lecturers comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling on the health care law.
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June 28, 2012

The Supreme Court’s Most Impressive Achievement—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 28, 2012

Tax power: The little argument that could—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Year in Review; Entry 18: That boring old tax argument was always a winner—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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June 28, 2012

A Justice in Chief—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 29, 2012

In Health Care Decision: A Hidden Win for Conservatives?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 29, 2012

Roberts Raises the Election Year Stakes—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 29, 2012

The Court Affirms Our Social Contract—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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June 29, 2012

The Secret History of the Chief Justice’s Obamacare Decision—A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 5, 2012

A Better Way to Choose a Vice Presidency—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, 2012

What You Need To Know About The Latest Twitter Privacy Ruling—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 11, 2012

The Mystery of John Roberts—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 11, 2012

Yale Law School Introduces Innovative New Program -- Ph.D. in Law

To its array of innovative legal programs, Yale Law School has added a Ph.D. in Law, a three-year program that will prepare students to enter careers in legal scholarship.
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July 13, 2012

Ludwig Center Students Report on how Innovations in One South American City Can Help Alleviate Problems of Urban Growth

In a report they wrote as part of their work in the Community & Economic Development Clinic, Hanna-Ruth Gustafsson ’12 and Elizabeth Kelly ’12 explore how innovations developed in Curitiba, Brazil, can help address the challenges of urban growth.
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July 14, 2012

Full portraits of political greats show us we can be like 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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July 15, 2012

A poll tax in disguise—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Jennifer Nou '08

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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July 16, 2012

Ew, Boys: The Brewing Legal Battle Over Same-Sex Education—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 16, 2012

Conference Nov. 9-10: Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable

On Nov. 9-10, 2012, leading experts from a variety of disciplines will gather at Yale Law School to consider “Global Climate Change Policy Without the United States: Thinking the Unthinkable.”
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July 18, 2012

The Feds’ New Mortgage Disclosures Are a Bust—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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July 19, 2012

Justice Clarence Thomas Featured Speaker at YLSA of Washington, D.C., Annual Dinner

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas was the featured speaker at the YLSA of Washington, D.C.’s annual dinner on June 28, 2012.
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July 19, 2012

Is Regulating Lies the Next Campaign Reform?—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 19, 2012

Report from Yale Human Rights Clinic Finds U.S. Government Contractors Continue to Traffic and Abuse Foreign Workers in Iraq and Afghanistan

Yale Law School’s Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic has released a report on the ongoing trafficking and abuse of foreign workers hired every year through U.S. government contracts to work in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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July 20, 2012

Libor: Three Scandals in One—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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July 23, 2012

Does Disneyland Discriminate Against the Disabled?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 24, 2012

YLS Professor John Langbein Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

John Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History at Yale Law School, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.
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July 25, 2012

The Story So Far—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 25, 2012

Liman Program Releases Report from Workshop Examining High Rates of Incarceration in the United States

The Liman Public Interest Program has published “Uncoupling Pipelines to Prison,” a report from a December 2011 workshop on the high rates of incarceration in the United States.
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July 26, 2012

All NCAA Punishments Should Be Like Penn State’s—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 26, 2012

A Competition Among the Best—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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July 30, 2012

Justin Bieber: Legal Groundbreaker?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 31, 2012

Alumni Weekend Oct. 19-21: Entertainment and the Law; Justice Ginsburg to Give Inaugural Gruber Lecture

Alumni Weekend 2012, “Entertainment and the Law,” will be held Oct. 19-21, 2012.
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July 31, 2012

The Not-So-Happy Anniversary of the Debt-Ceiling Crisis—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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August 2, 2012

To End Inequality, Attack Poverty, Not the 1 Percent—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 6, 2012

How to Solve the Voter ID Crisis—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 8, 2012

The Court at the Olympics—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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August 9, 2012

The Most Depressing Campaign Ever—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 10, 2012

Lillian Goldman Law Library Honored by American Association of Law Libraries for Excellence in Marketing

Yale Law School’s Lillian Goldman Law Library was recently honored with the American Association of Law Libraries’ 2012 Excellence in Marketing Award for Best Brochure.
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August 13, 2012

Justice Kate O’Regan To Discuss South Africa’s Constitutional Court at Sept. 13 Newman Lecture

The Honorable Kate O’Regan, former judge on the Constitutional Court of South Africa, will discuss the role and work of South Africa’s Constitutional Court on Sept. 13, 2012.
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August 15, 2012

Why we are poles apart on climate change—A Commentary by Dan Kahan

Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
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August 16, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Impossible Critics—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 16, 2012

Is Mitt Romney at risk from the Department of Justice?—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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August 19, 2012

The Constitution and the Candidates: Race, Religion, Romney, and Ryan—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 20, 2012

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette ’11 and Bryan Choi Named Thomson Reuters Fellows

Lisa Larrimore Ouellette ’11 and Bryan Choi have been named Thomson Reuters fellows at Yale Law School for 2012-2013.
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August 20, 2012

Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic Double Award Recipient for Work on Behalf of Latino Community

The Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic at Yale Law School has been honored with awards from LatinoJustice PRLDEF and the Connecticut Hispanic Bar Association for its work on behalf of the Latino community.
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August 20, 2012

SCOTUS Spotting: How the Next President Could Change the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 20, 2012

Anjali Dalal ’10 Named Google Policy Fellow for 2012-2013

Anjali Dalal ’10 has been named a Google Policy Fellow for 2012-2013 at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.
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August 22, 2012

Owen Fiss Article Added to Shapiro’s Most-Cited Law Review Articles; Fiss Now Tied for Record Number of Articles on All-Time List

Professor Owen Fiss is tied for the record number of articles on the all-time list of the most-cited law review articles.
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August 22, 2012

The Free Speech Puzzle—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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August 23, 2012

Does Tingey Rhyme With Dinghy? Yale Law Team Tackles Hard-to-Pronounce Supreme Court Case Names

A Yale Law School team has produced a dictionary listing the correct pronunciations of Supreme Court cases with hard-to-pronounce names.
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August 23, 2012

How Bobby Fischer (Briefly) Changed America—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 27, 2012

Dean Post Welcomes the J.D. Class of 2015 to Yale Law School

In his convocation address on August 27, Dean Robert Post ’77 welcomed the 203 members of the Yale Law School J.D. Class of 2015.
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August 28, 2012

A Back-to-School Fight Over the Right to Classroom Prayer—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 29, 2012

MIT’s Antoinette Schoar to Lecture on Impact of Economic Conditions on Managerial Outcomes

MIT Professor Antoinette Schoar will discuss the impact of economic conditions on managerial outcomes at Oct. 15 John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture.
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August 30, 2012

The NFL May Have to Pay to Keep Its Fans—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 5, 2012

A Never-Ending Story—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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September 6, 2012

America’s Unwritten Constitution by Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84

In his new book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, Professor Akhil Reed Amar ’84 guides readers through the landmark cases, implicit principles, common practices, and more that make up our country’s unwritten Constitution.
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September 6, 2012

It Is to Be Hoped That Proper Grammar Can Endure—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 6, 2012

Assistant Dean Gordon Silverstein Named Chair-Elect of APSA’s Organized Section on Law & Courts

Gordon Silverstein, Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs, has been named chair-elect of the American Political Science Association’s Organized Section on Law & Courts.
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September 7, 2012

Information Society Project 15th Reunion Sept. 28-29 at Yale Law School

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School will hold a 15th reunion celebration Sept. 28 and 29 at Yale Law School.
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September 7, 2012

Election Likely To Tip Supreme Court Balance—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 10, 2012

Are Prisoners Entitled to Sex Changes?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is an Information Society Project Fellow and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 11, 2012

Outside Intervention in Nonviolent Revolutions—A Commentary by Jane Mansbridge and Chibli Mallat

Chibli Mallet is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 11, 2012

Professor Witt’s Lincoln’s Code Released as Country Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

In his new book, Lincoln’s Code, Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 charts the alternately troubled and triumphant course of the development of the laws of war in America, from the Founding to the cataclysm of the Civil War and on to the dawn of the modern era.
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September 13, 2012

YLS Students to Receive Invaluable Experience in Public Interest Law as Ford Foundation Commits Grant to Inaugural Fellowship Program

Yale Law School will receive a grant from the Ford Foundation to offer 25 Yale Law students an unprecedented chance to gain experience on the frontlines of public interest law next summer.
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September 13, 2012

Mitt Romney and the Water’s Edge of Politics—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 13, 2012

U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims to Hear Oral Argument at Yale Law School Oct. 2

The U. S. Court of Appeals for Veterans’ Claims will be sitting at Yale Law School on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
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September 17, 2012

The Right Strikes Back: A New Legal Challenge for Obamacare—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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September 17, 2012

Free Speech in the Age of YouTube; Barack Obama couldn't censor that anti-Islam film – even if he wanted to—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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September 17, 2012

The audacity of democracy—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 17, 2012

Broken Bond; Germany's constitutional court may have just saved the euro, but it may also have set the stage for the end of Europe as we know it—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Miguel Maduro

Bruce Ackerman '67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Miguel Maduro is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 17, 2012

Constitution’s fate rests in the hands of women—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 19, 2012

Happy (Un)constitution(al) Day—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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September 19, 2012

India’s Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan to Lecture at Yale

Raghuram Rajan, author and chief economic adviser to the government of India, will deliver a talk at Yale on Oct. 2 titled “Are Capitalism and Democracy Failing Us? The Challenges Facing the Post-Crisis Industrial World.”
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September 20, 2012

How Muslim Extremists Can Learn From Larry Flynt—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 22, 2012

Freedom and Restraint—A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

John Fabian Witt ’99 is the Allen H. Duffy Class of 1960 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 24, 2012

New Book by Professor James Q. Whitman ’88 Examines the Making of Modern Warfare

In his new book, The Verdict of Battle, Professor James Whitman ’88 discusses the making of modern warfare.
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September 27, 2012

New Haven Bar Association Honors Clinical Visiting Lecturer David Rosen ’69 with Lifetime Achievement Award

The New Haven County Bar Association has selected Clinical Visiting Lecturer David Rosen ’69 to receive its 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 27, 2012

Washington Is Too Rich for Our Own Good—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 27, 2012

How Obama Might Still Inspire—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 28, 2012

New Law Library Exhibit…“‘And then I drew for books’: The Comic Art of Joseph Hémard”—Curator Farley P. Katz to Speak Oct. 5

A new exhibit, “‘And then I drew for books’: The Comic Art of Joseph Hémard,” is on display in the Yale Law Library through Dec. 15.
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October 2, 2012

The aporetic judge—A Commentary by Dan Kahan

Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
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October 2, 2012

City and CED Clinic Rank Banks in First-Ever New Haven Community Impact Report Card

The City of New Haven and the Community and Economic Development Clinic at Yale Law School have released the first-ever New Haven Community Impact Report Card that ranks banks operating in the City on 30 categories.
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October 3, 2012

Climate Victims Deserve a Hearing, Whether Here or in The Hague—A Commentary by Tian Huang ’13 and Douglas A. Kysar

Douglas A. Kysar is Deputy Dean and Joseph M. Field ’55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Tian Huang is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 3, 2012

History Lessons—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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October 3, 2012

How to Make a European Constitution for the 21st Century—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Miguel Maduro

Bruce Ackerman '67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Miguel Maduro is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 4, 2012

You Have My Permission to Ignore the Debates—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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October 8, 2012

YLS Partner Palau Acknowledged as International Environmental Leader

The island nation of Palau, an environmental partner of YLS, has been named recipient of the World Future Council’s 2012 Future Policy Award.
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October 11, 2012

The Truth About Facts—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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October 16, 2012

Will Privacy Go to the Dogs?—A Commentary by Jeffrey A. Meyer ’89

Jeffrey Meyer ’89 is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 17, 2012

Friday, Oct. 19 – Watch Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Yale Livestream

The panel discussion and conversation between U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Linda Greenhouse on Oct. 19 can be viewed live on Yale’s LiveStream channels.
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October 17, 2012

Reaping the Whirlwind—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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October 18, 2012

Take the Senate Away From Voters—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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October 19, 2012

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Delivers Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights at Yale Law School

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg gave the inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights at Yale Law School on Oct. 19, 2012.
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October 22, 2012

PHOTOS, VIDEOS ONLINE - Alumni Weekend 2012—Entertainment and the Law—Featured a Supreme Court Justice, a Great American Lawyer, and a Milestone Birthday

Alumni Weekend 2012 featured the appearance of a distinguished Supreme Court Justice, the 80th birthday celebration of a beloved former dean, and the presentation of the Yale Law School Award of Merit to one of the country’s top litigators.
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October 22, 2012

Why the GOP Should Fear a Romney Presidency—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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October 23, 2012

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright to be Honored for 30 Years of Human Rights Service

Stephen Bright, the Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School, will be honored Nov. 15 for his outstanding 30 years of service at the Southern Center for Human Rights.
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October 25, 2012

Our Unprincipled Politics—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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October 31, 2012

The Sound of Silence—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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October 31, 2012

Sir Robert Watson to Give Keynote at Global Climate Change Conference

Professor Sir Robert Watson, former chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will speak at Yale Law School on Nov. 9, 2012.
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November 1, 2012

What It Will Take for Barack Obama to Become the Next FDR—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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November 1, 2012

Translating Next Week’s Concession Speech—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 2, 2012

Election Bosses; How to stop employers from telling workers whom to vote for—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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November 5, 2012

Tom Tyler to Give Macklin Fleming Inaugural Lecture on Legitimacy in Everyday Law

Tom Tyler will present his inaugural lecture as the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law on Dec. 10, 2012, on the topic, “Legitimacy in Everyday Law.”
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November 5, 2012

Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein to Discuss Human Error and Paternalism in Storrs Lectures Nov. 12-13

Harvard Law Professor Cass Sunstein will deliver the 2012-2013 Storrs Lectures Nov. 12 and 13 at Yale Law School.
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November 6, 2012

Jean Tirole to Deliver Winter Lecture on The Future of Eurozone Regulatory Institutions, Koopmans Memorial Lectures

Jean Tirole of the Industrial Economics Institute will deliver the 2012-2013 Judge Ralph K. Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance on Dec. 3, 2012, speaking on “The Future of Eurozone Regulatory Institutions.”
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November 8, 2012

Moot Court Finals Dec. 3 Will Consider Federal Preemption Law and Voting Rights

The relationship between federal preemption law and voting rights will be considered at the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals on Dec. 3, 2012.
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November 8, 2012

Didn’t Vote? Don’t Worry About It—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 8, 2012

YLS Students Collaborate with Corrections Directors to Examine Prison Visitation Policies Nationwide

Working with the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Yale Law students have produced a fifty state survey of prison visitation policies.
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November 12, 2012

Bill Written by Veterans Clinic Students Among Those Signed by CT Gov. Malloy in Veterans Day Ceremony at Yale Law School - VIDEO

Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy held a ceremonial bill signing at Yale Law School on Veterans Day Monday, Nov. 12, signing among several veterans’ bills one in which Yale Law School students played a major role.
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November 13, 2012

How We Can Reform Our Elections—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 14, 2012

Changing Times—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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November 15, 2012

What Obama Can Learn From FDR—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 18, 2012

Tax reform? We need a revolution—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 19, 2012

Can Texas Really Secede from the Union? Not Legally—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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November 19, 2012

Reuters COO Stuart Karle to Discuss Impact of U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

Reuters Chief Operation Officer Stuart Karle will discuss the notorious phone hacking scandal in the U.K. and its impact on the media in a talk at Yale Law School on Nov. 26.
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November 20, 2012

2012 Doctoral Scholarship Conference Nov. 30 – Dec. 1 at Yale Law School

The 2012 Doctoral Scholarship Conference will be held Nov. 30 - Dec. 1 at Yale Law School.
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November 21, 2012

In the Digital Info Age, How Can Reporters Protect Their Sources? Conference Nov. 29

A conference on “Protecting Journalism: Anonymous and Secure Communications for Reporters and Sources” will be held Nov. 29 at Yale Law School.
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November 22, 2012

A Thanksgiving Message for Obama's America—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 28, 2012

Press Clips—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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November 29, 2012

President Morsi: The Dubious Authority of a 'Constitutional Declaration'—A Commentary by Chibli Mallat

Chibli Mallat is a Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow at Yale Law School.
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November 29, 2012

The Surprisingly Long History Of The Fiscal Cliff—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 1, 2012

Professor Scott Shapiro ’90 to Discuss The Law of the World in Southmayd Inaugural Lecture

Scott Shapiro ’90 will present his inaugural lecture as the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law on Feb. 25, 2013.
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December 2, 2012

Reading the Draft Constitution of Egypt: Setbacks in substance, process, and legitimacy—A Commentary by Chibli Mallat

Chibli Mallat is a Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow at Yale Law School.
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December 3, 2012

Banning Women from Combat Is Unconstitutional—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 3, 2012

Veterans Clinic Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Vietnam Vets with PTSD Denied Honorable Discharges

The Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School has filed a class-action lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Vietnam veterans who were denied honorable discharges due to undiagnosed Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
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December 4, 2012

Bridget Fahey ’14 and James Dawson ’14 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals Considering Federal Preemption Law and Voting Rights

Bridget Fahey ’14 and James Dawson ’14 have won the top prize in the Harlan Fiske Stone Prize Finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals.
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December 5, 2012

MFIA Files Petition Seeking Release of New York City Conduit Maps

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has filed an Article 78 petition in the Supreme Court of New York seeking the release of New York City conduit maps.
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December 5, 2012

Corporate Law Center Honors M&A Attorney Stephen Fraidin ’64 with Baldwin Award

Yale Law School’s Center for the Study of Corporate Law has awarded its 2012 Simeon E. Baldwin Award to Stephen Fraidin ’64 for his distinguished achievements in law and business.
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December 6, 2012

Why Are Our Politics So Scary? Blame Hollywood—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 9, 2012

How Obama Can Prevent Another Debt-Ceiling Crisis—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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December 10, 2012

Gift Cards Need Stronger Regulation—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam S. Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 10, 2012

Another missed opportunity: legal comment and an alternative policy—A Commentary by Chibli Mallat

Chibli Mallat is a Visiting Professor of Law and Oscar M. Ruebhausen Distinguished Senior Fellow at Yale Law School.
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December 11, 2012

Visual Law Project Film on Solitary Confinement Premieres Dec. 11 at Yale Law School

A Visual Law Project documentary on supermax prisons and solitary confinement will premiere at Yale Law School on Dec. 11, 2012.
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December 12, 2012

A New Route Around the Fiscal Cliff—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Yair Listokin ’05

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School, and Yair Listokin ’05 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 12, 2012

Standing and Delivering—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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December 13, 2012

Those Diabolical Anonymous Commenters—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 14, 2012

Filling the federal bench; Obama needs to fight harder, and the Senate needs to give his nominees up-or-down votes—A Commentary by Robert C. Post ’77 and Daniel Schuker ’13

Robert C. Post ’77 is Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, and Daniel Schuker ’13 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 14, 2012

Danielle Lang ’12, Sofia Nelson ’13, Trudy Rebert ’13 Awarded Skadden Public Interest Fellowships

Yale Law School students Sofia Nelson ’13 and Trudy Rebert ’13 and alum Danielle Lang ’12 have been named 2013 Skadden Public Interest Fellows.
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December 17, 2012

If We Want Gun Control, We’ll Need to Compromise—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 19, 2012

Former Yale Law School Professor Robert H. Bork Dies at 85

Robert H. Bork, a member of the Yale Law School faculty in the 1960s and 1970s, died on Dec. 19, 2012.
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December 20, 2012

New Releases by Professors Amar and Witt Named to Best Books of 2012 Lists

Professor John Witt’s book, Lincoln’s Code, and Professor Akhil Amar’s book, America’s Unwritten Constitution, have been named notable books of 2012 by two top newspapers.
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December 20, 2012

We the People Fix the Budget—A Commentary by Siona Listokin and Yair Listokin ’05

Yair Listokin is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 21, 2012

The Tragic History of Robert Bork’s Last Name—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 21, 2012

Let’s Tax Guns—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Asha Rangappa ’00 is an Associate Dean at Yale Law School.
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December 26, 2012

When legal bullets bounce back—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 26, 2012

The NRA at the Bench—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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December 31, 2012

An admittedly eclectic list of New Year’s wishes—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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