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December 30, 2013

New Study Analyzes Military Job Training of Connecticut Veterans

A new report co-authored by the Connecticut Veterans Legal Center and the Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic is believed to be the first in the nation to examine data vital to state veteran employment initiatives. 
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December 19, 2013

Fighting the NSA With Footnotes—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 18, 2013

MFIA Clinic Files Lawsuit to Compel Disclosure of Documents Related to International Intellectual Property Trade Negotiations

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, part of Yale ISP, has filed a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Trade Representative seeking to compel meaningful disclosure regarding the secret negotiations over the intellectual property rules in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
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December 16, 2013

Go Ahead and Criticize That Obama-Castro Handshake—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 13, 2013

Yale Law School Sets Record with Seven Students, Alumni Awarded Skadden Fellowships

Seven Yale Law School students and alumni have been awarded prestigious Skadden Public Interest Fellowships, setting a new record for the most fellowships awarded in a single year.
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December 12, 2013

The Mirror of Guantánamo—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 11, 2013

Lowenstein Clinic Releases Report on Child Marriage in Sierra Leone

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School and Plan UK, a global charity working with children and communities to ensure children’s rights, recently published a report, “Before Their Time: Challenges to Implementing the Prohibition Against Child Marriage in Sierra Leone.” 
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December 9, 2013

Goodbye to George III—A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 9, 2013

Beware an Unchecked President—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway 97 and Jacob S. Hacker

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Jacob S. Hacker is a Professor of Political Science and Director of the Institution for Social and Policy Studies at Yale.
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December 6, 2013

Yale Law Clinic Scores Legal Victory in Battle Over Quality Education in Connecticut

Yale Law clinic students scored a victory in court when a state trial judge rejected a motion to dismiss in a lawsuit challenging the adequacy and equity of education provided in Connecticut's public schools.
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December 4, 2013

Building Better Bitcoins—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 4, 2013

2013 Doctoral Scholarship Conference Dec. 6-7 at Yale Law School

The third annual Doctoral Scholarship Conference will take place at Yale Law School on Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2013. The conference will explore the relationship between law and uncertainty.
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December 2, 2013

Are Three Parents One Too Many?—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 2, 2013

Doesn’t Eat, Doesn’t Pray and Doesn’t Love—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 25, 2013

Professor Michael J. Graetz Receives National Tax Association Award, Updates Competitive Tax Plan

Professor Michael J. Graetz received the Daniel M. Holland Medal during last week's annual conference of the National Tax Association. Graetz also presented his “Competitive Tax Plan” at the academic conference. 
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November 22, 2013

Don’t Blame Kennedy’s Death on Dallas—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 21, 2013

Veterans Clinic Client Sues Army Over False “Adjustment Disorder” Diagnosis, Denial of Retirement Benefits

In what is believed to be a first-of-its-kind lawsuit, U.S. Army National Guard veteran William Cowles is challenging the illegal denial of his application for medical retirement and asserts that the Army hastily discharged him based on an erroneous diagnosis of adjustment disorder when he should have been medically retired for post-traumatic stress disorder. 
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November 18, 2013

On Divestment—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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November 15, 2013

Bring Me a Case—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, 2013

Why Negotiations With Iran Are Doomed—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 13, 2013

Professor Reva Siegel Elected Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History

The Society’s Honorary Fellowship recognizes distinguished historians whose scholarship has shaped the broad discipline of legal history and influenced the work of others. 
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November 12, 2013

Veterans Legal Services Clinic Files Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of Deported U.S. Veteran

Students from the Veterans Legal Services Clinic at Yale Law School filed a lawsuit on behalf of a recently deported U.S. Army veteran battling to return home to his family.

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November 11, 2013

Is Silicon Valley Arrogant? Not by My Definition—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 7, 2013

Extraordinary Commitment Will Return Residential Living to Yale Law School

A $25 million dollar gift commitment from Robert C. and Christina Baker will return residential living to the Law School.
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November 7, 2013

Report Prepared by Law School Veterans Clinic Finds VA Discriminates Against Military Sexual Assault Survivors

Report finds that VA Offices Vary Widely in Treatment of Veterans Disability Claims, Male Survivors Face Additional Hurdles. 
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November 7, 2013

Making up with Europe: The U.S. must repair its ties to the transatlantic community—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 7, 2013

Professor Richard H. Pildes to Deliver Elliot Lecture on the Decline of American Government

Professor Richard H. Pildes will deliver the 2012-13 Ralph Gregory Elliot Lecture on Nov. 18, 2013. The lecture is titled "Romanticizing Democracy and the Decline of American Government."
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November 5, 2013

Professors Judith Resnik, Dennis Curtis ’66 to Receive 2014 Biennial Book Award from the Order of the Coif

Professors Judith Resnik and Dennis Curtis ’66 have been selected as winners for the Order of the Coif Book Award for their work, Representing Justice.
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November 4, 2013

Veterans Clinic Settles Federal Lawsuit on Behalf of Vietnam Veteran

Disabled Vietnam Veteran and Bronze Star recipient represented by YLS Veterans Clinic wins recognition of Honorable Service
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November 1, 2013

Washington Isn’t Working. So Move 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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October 31, 2013

When Judges Don’t Know Everything—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, 2013

The Senate showdown about the D.C. Circuit—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 30, 2013

Tom Rubin, Chief IP Strategy Counsel at Microsoft, to Discuss Copyright on November 11

Tom Rubin, Chief Intellectual Property Strategy Counsel at Microsoft, will deliver an address titled “Achieving Copyright at the Speed of Light” on Monday, November 11, at 12 pm in Room 129 at Yale Law School. 
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October 29, 2013

Inaugural Craig Wasserman ’86/ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz Alumni Breakfast Held Oct. 17

The inaugural Craig Wasserman '86/ Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz corporate law breakfast program for alumni was held on October 17 in New York City. 
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October 29, 2013

Go Out There and Win One for the Motherboard—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 28, 2013

“Ending the Forever War”: A Progress Report—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Professor Koh's "How to End the Forever War?" speech.
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October 24, 2013

The Case for International Law—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh and Michael Doyle

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Michael Doyle is Harold Brown Professor of International Affairs, Law, and Political Science at Columbia University.
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October 24, 2013

Professor Neal Katyal ’95 to Deliver Dean’s Lecture on The Architecture of Government

Neal Katyal '95 will deliver a Dean's Lecture on November 4, 2013 titled "The Architecture of Government: Institutionalizing Dissent."
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October 18, 2013

No, Republicans Aren't Trying an End Run Around 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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October 18, 2013

A Tree Grows in Canada—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 16, 2013

UN Special Rapporteurs to Discuss Drone Killings, Cultural Rights at Yale Law School

UN Rapporteurs will give two talks on drone killings and cultural rights as part of an event organized by the Information Society Project's Foreign Affairs in the Internet Age Initiative.
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October 15, 2013

Republican Peter King Takes the Lead—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 15, 2013

A Risky Science Communication Environment for Vaccines—A Commentary by Dan M. Kahan

Dan M. Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale Law School.
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October 11, 2013

Let the Market, Not the Government, Punish the Redskins—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 10, 2013

Zainab Salbi to Deliver the 2013 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights

Zainab Salbi, the founder of Women for Women International, will deliver the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights on "Empowering Voice, Engendering Change."
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October 10, 2013

Part III: Syria and the Law of Humanitarian Intervention—A Reply—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part I and Part II of this series.
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October 9, 2013

American Exceptionalism: Curse or boon—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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October 7, 2013

Strike on Syria for Chemical Weapons – Not Illegal—A Commentary By Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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October 7, 2013

Canceling the Shutdown, Playing by the Rules—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. Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 7, 2013

Two Words That Should Make the West Wary of Iran—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 5, 2013

The Return of the Terrible Plan to Ship Female Inmates From the Northeast to Alabama—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 5, 2013

Secretary Clinton '73 Receives Award of Merit at the Yale Law School Alumni Weekend

Secretary Hillary Clinton '73 Recevied the Award of Merit at the Yale Law School Alumni Weekend on Oct. 5, 2013.
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October 3, 2013

New Yale Law Library Exhibit Features Books Once Owned by Notable Judges and Lawyers

A new exhibit at the Lillian Goldman Law Library features books once owned by notable judges and lawyers. The collection comes from Bryan A. Garner, the world's leading legal lexicographer.
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October 3, 2013

Fish or Cut Bait—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, 2013

G.O.P. Stand on Debt Gives Checkbook to Obama—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 2, 2013

Part II: International Law and the Way Forward—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part I and Part III of the series.
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October 1, 2013

Ted Cruz, Leninist—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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September 26, 2013

Part I: Syria and the Law of Humanitarian Intervention—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. Read Part II and Part III of this series.
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September 24, 2013

Ambassador Marwan Muasher to deliver the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture

The first Jordan Ambassador to the State of Israel, Marwan Muasher, will give the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale Lecture on Wednesday, October 9, 2013.
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September 24, 2013

Surveillance and the FISA Court—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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September 23, 2013

Stanley Milgram Library Exhibit, Conference Will Examine his Legacy and Influence on Law and Social Psychology

The Lillian Goldman Law Library will feature a new exhibit on the work of former Yale University social psychologist Stanley Milgram on October 11, 2013.
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September 20, 2013

The year that changed the world—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 20, 2013

Winds of Change—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 20, 2013

The Only Campaign-Finance Law You’ll Ever Need—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 19, 2013

America’s Most Honorable Football Coach—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 19, 2013

Professor Bernard Haykel to Deliver the Inaugural Dallah Albaraka Lecture on Islamic Law & Civilization on Sept. 24

The Dallah Albaraka Lectures on Islamic Law & Civilization will begin this fall at Yale Law School.
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September 18, 2013

Yale Law Clinic Continues Fight for Quality Education Access in Connecticut

Students from the Education Adequacy Project Clinic are advocating for the right of all schoolchildren to have access to an adequate education.
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September 17, 2013

Sullivan & Cromwell Conference on Challenges in Financial Services to Feature Daniel K. Tarullo

The Sullivan & Cromwell Conference on Challenges in Global Financial Services will feature a keynote address by Daniel K. Tarullo, a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
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September 16, 2013

Robert H. Bork’s Influence on Antitrust Law to be Discussed at September Conference

A conference examining the legacy and influence fo Robert H. Bork will take place on September 27 and 28th at Yale Law School.
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September 16, 2013

The Naval Academy sex assault hearing should be the last of its kind—A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 16, 2013

Abrams Institute Celebrates Constitution Day with Floyd Abrams Book Talk

The Yale Information Society Project will host a talk on Tuesday, September 17, with Floyd Abrams.
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September 16, 2013

Who Killed Online Privacy? We Did—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 12, 2013

Climate Change and the ICJ: Seeking an Advisory Opinion on Transboundary Harm

Yale Law Student Halley Epstein '14 writes about a new report published by Professor Douglas Kysar that focuses on Palau's campaign to secure an advisory legal opinion from the International Court of Justice
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September 12, 2013

Professor Elizabeth Anderson to Deliver the 2013-2014 Arthur Allen Leff Lecture

Professor Elizabeth Anderson will deliver the 2013-2014 Arthur Allen Leff Lecture at Yale Law School on Sept. 30. The title of the lecture is “Social Movements, Experiments in Living, and Moral Progress: Case Studies from Britain’s Abolition of Slavery.”
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September 9, 2013

Why legal education should last for three years—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 6, 2013

Obama Just Increased Executive Power – Again—A Commentary by Gordon Silverstein

Gordon Silverstein is the Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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September 6, 2013

Unrigging the Admissions System—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Asha Rangappa ’00 is an Associate Dean at Yale Law School.
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September 6, 2013

Professor Daron Acemoglu to Deliver 2013-2014 Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance

Professor of Economics at MIT Daron Acemoglu will deliver the 2013-2014 Judge Ralph K. Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance at Yale Law School on September 23, 2013.
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September 5, 2013

The Next Abortion Case is Here—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 5, 2013

Faculty Commentary: Yale Law Professors Weigh in on Syria Debate

A roundup of commentaries and interviews about Syria from Yale Law School faculty members.
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September 4, 2013

Bait and Switch—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 4, 2013

What Congressional Approval Won't Do: Trim Obama's Power or Make War Legal—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is the Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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September 4, 2013

On Syria, a U.N. Vote Isn’t Optional—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Scott Shapiro '90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.
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September 3, 2013

Keep female prisoners close to family—A Commentary by Judith Resnik and Nancy Gertner ’71

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Nancy Gertner '71 is a retired federal judge, Harvard Law Professor, and former Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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September 3, 2013

What Obama Is Risking in Syria—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 3, 2013

Dean Robert Post '77 Welcomes the Class of 2016 to Yale Law School

Dean Robert C. Post '77 delivers the convocation address to incoming Yale Law students marking the start of the 2013-2014 academic year.
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August 28, 2013

Professors Stephen Wizner, Carroll Lucht to Receive Community Advocate Award

JUNTA for Progressive Action, a New Haven-based non-profit serving the Latino and immigrant communities, will honor Professors Stephen Wizner and Carroll Lucht at their 44th Anniversary gala. Wizner and Lucht have served the community through legal work for decades.
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August 28, 2013

The U.S. shouldn’t break the law by attacking Syria—A Commentary by Oona A. Hathaway ’97 and Scott J. Shapiro ’90

Oona A. Hathaway '97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law and director of the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School. Scott Shapiro '90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at Yale Law School.
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August 26, 2013

ABA Honors Professor Jerry Mashaw, Alumnus Kevin Stack ’97 with Administrative Law Award

Professors Jerry L. Mashaw and Kevin M. Stack ’97 have been jointly chosen for the American Bar Association’s 2013 Annual Scholarship Award for best published work in administrative law. 
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August 22, 2013

Imagining the Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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August 21, 2013

BJ Ard ’10 and Esteve Sanz Named Thomson Reuters Fellows

Thomson Reuters Fellows work closely with Yale faculty and staff studying cutting-edge issues at the intersection of law, technology and media.
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August 19, 2013

Watch Live: Secretary Hillary Clinton ’73 to Receive Award of Merit Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

The 2013 Alumni Weekend will feature panel discussions led by YLS faculty, tours of the Lillian Goldman Library, and an address by Hillary Rodham Clinton '73 who will be receiving the prestigious Award of Merit.
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August 19, 2013

Why the UN Should Take Responsibility for Haiti's Cholera Outbreak—A Commentary by Muneer Ahmad and Celso Perez ’14

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Celso Perez '14 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 19, 2013

How the NSA is Hurting the Tech Sector—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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August 16, 2013

Veterans Legal Services Clinic, Sen. Richard Blumenthal ’73 call on VA to Grant Equal Rights to Same-Sex Veteran Couples

Students from the Veterans Legal Services Clinic and Senator Richard Blumenthal '73 hold a press conference to call on Veterans Affairs to grant equal rights to same-sex veterans couples.
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August 14, 2013

President Bill Clinton ’73, Patricia Wald ’51 to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

Former President Bill Clinton ’73 and appellate judge Patricia Wald ’51 have been named as recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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August 8, 2013

How the Internet Can Save Journalism—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. Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 8, 2013

Too Much Work—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 6, 2013

New Report Holds U.N. Responsible for Haitian Cholera Epidemic

Yale Law School and the Yale School of Public Health release report containing the first comprehensive analysis of the cholera epidemic in Haiti.
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August 5, 2013

Bradley Manning’s Crime Is Smaller Than Treason—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 5, 2013

Breach or Debate—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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July 29, 2013

How to Get Obama Out of His Bubble—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 29, 2013

Liman Program Publishes Research on Policies Governing Isolation in State and Federal Prisons

The Arthur Liman Public Interest Program at Yale Law School has published research on policies that govern isolation in state and federal prisons.
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July 25, 2013

Justices on the Job—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 23, 2013

Yale Law School’s Liman Program Research Helps to Produce Changes in Prison Visiting Policies

Research on prison visitation policies conducted by students at Yale Law School has been cited in a change in Utah prison policy.
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July 19, 2013

Can ‘Johnny Football’ Be Saved?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 17, 2013

States Get Things Done, Affecting National Policy—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 16, 2013

The Withered Wit—A Commentary by Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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July 12, 2013

To Save Egypt, Drop the 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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July 12, 2013

The Cost of Compromise—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 12, 2013

Do Unto Exxon as You Would Do Unto Yourself—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 8, 2013

The Courts and National Security: A False Hope—A Commentary by Peter 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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July 8, 2013

America’s Most Disagreeable Holiday—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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July 3, 2013

Yale Law School Clinic Represents Veterans in Petition to VA

Yale Law School's Veterans Legal Services Clinic has petitioned the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to create new regulations governing the adjudication of disability claims for veterans who were raped or sexually assaulted in the military.
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July 1, 2013

A Restriction of the Status Quo: Fisher v University of Texas—A Commentary by Reva Siegel ’86

Reva Siegel ’86 is the Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 1, 2013

The Real John Roberts Emerges—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 27, 2013

Current Conditions—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 27, 2013

Conservatives, Cheer this Ruling—A Commentary by William Eskridge ’78

William Eskridge ’78 is the John A. Garver Professor of Jurisprudence at Yale Law School.
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June 26, 2013

Faculty Commentary: Supreme Court Opinions on Marriage Equality, the Voting Rights Act, and Affirmative Action

Yale Law School faculty members and lecturers have been quoted about recent Supreme Court decisions on a number of highly watched cases.
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June 26, 2013

The Supreme Court matters less than you think—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 26, 2013

Goodbye to the Crown Jewel of the Civil Rights Movement—A Commentary By Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 25, 2013

YLS Professor Drew Days III, Other Scholars Release Statement on Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling

Professor Drew Days joins other Scholars to release a statement on the Supreme Court's ruling in an affirmative action case.
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June 21, 2013

Open Science Initiative Developed by YLS Associate Professor David Grewal '02 and Stanford Bioengineer Receives White House Honor

The White House honors The BioBricks Foundation, a non-profit that Associate Professor of Law David Grewal has been working with for the past five years. The foundation was recognized for its contribution to open science.
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June 20, 2013

Former Deputy Director of The China Center Jeff Prescott ’97 Named to Top Post on Vice President Biden’s National Security Staff

Jeff Prescott ’97 named as Vice President Joe Biden's new Deputy National Security Advisor.
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June 18, 2013

Names of Guantanamo Detainees Released After FOIA Request Filed by Yale Law School’s MFIA Clinic

The Obama administration approves the release of records identifying Guantanamo Bay detainees following a FOIA request from the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic at Yale Law School.
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June 17, 2013

Yale Acquires Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts and Printed Works

Yale University’s Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School announce the acquisition of the Anthony Taussig Collection of English Legal Manuscripts and Printed Books, an extraordinary collection of English manuscripts and printed books from the 13th through the 19th century.
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June 17, 2013

Privacy Looks Different Through Google Glass—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 13, 2013

What’s Your Hurry—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 11, 2013

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, ACLU Ask Spy Court to Release Secret Opinions on Patriot Act Surveillance Powers

Yale Law School's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic joins with American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to file lawsuit with Spy Court Seeking the Release of Opinions on Patriot Act Surveillance Powers.
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June 11, 2013

YLS Lecturer Eugene Fidell, Legal Scholars Publish Open Letter on Military Justice Reforms

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell and a group of  legal scholars publish a statement encouraging Congress to consider making structural changes to the military justice system.
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June 10, 2013

New YLS Staff Member Speaks About Experience with New Haven Works Organization

New Yale Law School staff member speaks about his experience with non-profit, New Haven Works, which helps connect New Haven residents with local employers looking to hire.
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June 10, 2013

PRISM's Legal Basis: How We Got Here, and What We Can Do to Get Back—A Commentary by Margot E. Kaminski ’10

Margot E. Kaminski ’10 is a Research Scholar in Law, Executive Director of the Information Society Project, and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 7, 2013

Shakespeare’s Guide to Washington’s Scandals—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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June 6, 2013

A Re-Opening to China—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 Center.
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June 4, 2013

Why the Court Was Right to Allow Cheek Swabs—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84 and Neal Katyal ’95

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Neal Katyal ’95 is a former acting solicitor general of the United States, a professor of national security law at Georgetown and a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells.
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June 3, 2013

Reform of Indian Military Justice—A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 31, 2013

An Unintended Consequence of Obama’s Presidency—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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May 30, 2013

Gitmo’s Other Prisoner—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 29, 2013

Yale Law Students Awarded Soros Fellowships, Trudeau Scholarship

Amanda Alexander ’13 and Marbre Stahly-Butts ’13 were named Soros Justice Fellows in early May by the Open Society Foundations. Ryan Liss ’13 LLM was also named a Trudeau scholar in May by the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation in Canada.

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May 29, 2013

Broad Changes Are Needed in Military Justice—A Commentary by Eugene Fidell

Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

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May 24, 2013

The Mathematician Who Could Be a Movie Star—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 23, 2013

Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic Publishes Second Report on Effects of Youth Sentenced as Adults

The Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School has published a new report, I’m Going to Move Forward: Stories of Change from Men Imprisoned as Children in Connecticut.
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May 20, 2013

Note to Media: The First Amendment Protects All of Us—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 20, 2013

YLS 2013 Commencement: Graduates Encouraged to Use Law as Tool for Change—PHOTOS, SPEECHES, VIDEO

Yale Law School's 2013 Commencement Ceremonies were held on May 20, 2013 with addresses by Professor Anne L. Alstott, Dean Robert C. Post, and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor.
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May 16, 2013

Undocumented Consumers: Include Consumer Protection in Comprehensive Immigration—A Commentary by Norman Silber and Joseph Sanderson ’15

Norman I. Silber is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Joseph Sanderson ’15 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 16, 2013

Driver’s Seat—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 15, 2013

Professor Witt Awarded ABA Silver Gavel Award for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt has been awarded the American Bar Association’s Silver Gavel Award for his book, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History.

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May 15, 2013

Professor Judith Resnik to Receive Top Honor from National Association of Women Lawyers

Professor Judith Resnik will receive the Arabella Babb Mansfield Award from the National Association of Women Lawyers for her professional achievement and contribution to the advancement of women's interests under the law.
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May 14, 2013

Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Reflects on NYC Schools Chancellor Freedom of Information Victory

Yale Law School's Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic reflects on victory in Freedom of Information battle for emails involving a controversial NYC schools chancellor appointment.
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May 14, 2013

Lillian Goldman Law Library Receives Awards from American Association of Law Libraries

The Lillian Goldman Law Library received three awards from the American Association of Law Libraries for technology, publications, and staff leadership.
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May 13, 2013

To the Class of 2013: Resist Simplicity—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 9, 2013

Liman Fellow Recognized for Work Documenting NYPD Surveillance on American Muslims

A Liman Fellow from Yale Law School was among a team of people awarded a Clinical Legal Education Association (CLEA) award earlier this month at the Association of American Law Schools Clinical Conference in Puerto Rico.
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May 9, 2013

How to End the Forever War?—A Speech by Professor Harold Hongju Koh

Professor Koh delivered a speech at Oxford University on a broad range of issues involving foreign policy and national security. View the full text of his remarks here.
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May 8, 2013

Is There a ‘Lawyer Bubble’—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School
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May 6, 2013

Send Judges to Guantánamo, Then Shut It—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Eugene Fidell

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School. Eugene R. Fidell is the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 3, 2013

Is Obama Undermining America’s Credibility?—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 2, 2013

Who’s Sorry Now—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 1, 2013

Internet Privacy: A New Bill Finally Offers Protections—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School
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April 29, 2013

Unsafe at Any Range: Treat Guns Like the Consumer Products That They Are—A Commentary by Norman Silber and Joseph Sanderson ’15

Norman I. Silber is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Joseph Sanderson ’15 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 26, 2013

The Media’s ‘Alleged’ Fairness to a Boston Bomber—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 25, 2013

The Boston Bombing: Should Cameras Now Be Everywhere?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 24, 2013

Professors Christine Jolls, Dan M. Kahan Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Two members of the Yale Law School faculty have been named to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.

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April 23, 2013

What If Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Decides Not to Talk?—A Commentary by Akhil Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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April 22, 2013

Yale Law School Congratulates Public Interest Fellowship Recipients for 2013-2014

Forty-two students and recent graduates have been named recipients of public interest fellowships for 2013-2014.
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April 19, 2013

Boston and the Terrible Theater of Terrorism—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 18, 2013

Of Judges and Judging—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 16, 2013

Dean Robert C. Post ’77 to Deliver Prestigious Lectures at Harvard University

Dean Robert C. Post to deliver Tanner Lectures at Harvard University on May 1, 2013 through May 3, 2013.
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April 15, 2013

Just say no to joint tax filing—A Commentary by Anne Alstott ’87

Anne Alstott ’87 is the Jacquin D. Bierman Professor in Taxation at Yale Law School.
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April 15, 2013

Do Human Genes Belong to People or Corporations—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 12, 2013

When the Zombies Attack, You’ll Need Your Gun—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 12, 2013

Information Society Project to Host Panel on Patent-Assertion Entities

Panel discussion on patent-assertion entities will take place at Yale Law School on April 16, 2013.
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April 11, 2013

Can North Carolina Declare an “Official” Religion?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 11, 2013

Harold Hongju Koh Portrait Unveiled During Ceremony at Yale Law School

A portrait of Professor Harold Hongju Koh was unveiled on April 11, 2013.
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April 9, 2013

Associate Dean Mike Thompson Receives Environmental Stewardship Award

Associate Dean Mike K. Thompson receives Environmental Stewardship Award in recognition of his leadership on new initiatives seeking to achieve greater sustainability at the Law School.
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April 8, 2013

Bernstein Symposium April 11-12 to Examine Human Rights and Corporate Liability

The Bernstein Symposium will cover corporate liability in the 21st century and take place on Thursday, April 11, 2013, and Friday, April 12, 2013, at Yale Law School.
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April 5, 2013

Who’s to Blame for Our Politics? Don’t Ask—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 4, 2013

Trojan Horse—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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April 3, 2013

Duke Law Professor Jedediah Purdy '01 to discuss forthcoming book on April 5

Jedediah Purdy '01, Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law, will be discussing his forthcoming book, The American Environmental Imagination on Friday, April 5, 2013.
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April 3, 2013

Professors John Fabian Witt '99 and James Oakes to Discuss New Books on Civil War, Emancipation

Professors John Fabian Witt ‘99 and James Oakes will discuss their new works about the Civil War and emancipation on Monday, April 8, 2013.
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April 3, 2013

YLS and Quinnipiac Student Clinics Publish New Report on Youth Serving Long Prison Sentences

Students from the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at YLS and the Civil Justice Clinic at Quinnipiac University School of Law have published a report on Connecticut's children serving long prison sentences.
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April 1, 2013

Yale Law School Memorabilia on Sale for a Limited Time

Yale Law School memorabilia is available through the Alumni Affairs Office for a limited time.
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March 28, 2013

Saving the Post Office One Stamp at a Time—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 28, 2013

Sixth Annual Stan Wheeler Memorial Jazz Concert to Take Place on April 7

The annual concert pays tribute to the late Yale Law School Professor Stan Wheeler, who died in 2007.
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March 28, 2013

Tracey L. Meares to Discuss Reducing Violent Crime in Walton Hale Hamilton Inaugural Lecture

The lecture will discuss a book project led by Meares and colleagues aimed at documenting and explaining efforts to address violent crime in several major cities across the country.

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March 25, 2013

Why the Supreme Court Is Likely to Rule for Gay Marriage—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 22, 2013

Student Clinic Works to Prepare Historic Proposition 8 Case for High Court

Students from Yale Law School’s San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project (SFALP) describe their experiences working on landmark same-sex marriage case.
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March 22, 2013

U.N. Hypocrisy in Haiti—A Commentary by Muneer I. Ahmad and Charanya Krishnaswami ’13

Muneer I. Ahmad is a Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Charanya Krishnaswami ’13 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 21, 2013

Yale Law School Professors, Alumni Submit Amicus Briefs in Hollingsworth v. Perry

Yale Law School faculty discuss filing legal briefs in Hollingsworth v. Perry case, which will go before the Supreme Court on March 26, 2013.
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March 21, 2013

Wedding Bells—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 18, 2013

Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 awarded Bancroft Prize for Lincoln’s Code

Professor John Fabian Witt '99 is the recipient of the 2013 Bancroft Prize from Columbia University for his recent book.
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March 17, 2013

Steubenville Rape Guilty Verdict: The Case That Social Media Won—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 15, 2013

Pope Francis's Beautiful Silence—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 14, 2013

When Pope Francis Testified About the Dirty War—A Commentary by Sam Ferguson ’09

Sam Ferguson’09 is a visiting fellow at the Schell Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School.
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March 14, 2013

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Daniel Yergin to Speak at Yale Law School March 28

Daniel Yergin will be at Yale Law School to discuss his recent book The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern World.
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March 12, 2013

Professor Harold Koh Receives 2013 William Green Award

Professor Harold Hongju Koh receives 2013 William Green Award for Professional Excellence from the University of Richmond School of Law.
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March 7, 2013

Oswald’s Gun and the Decline of American 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 6, 2013

‘A Big New Power’—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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March 6, 2013

Yale Law Journal Symposium to Examine Impact and Legacy of Gideon v. Wainwright Case

The two-day symposium will examine the legacy of the Gideon v. Wainwright case 50 years later.
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February 28, 2013

Leave the Hoarders Alone—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 28, 2013

That which does not kill the SEC may make the agency stronger—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 27, 2013

New Elections Performance Index Inspired by Prof. Heather Gerken’s Democracy Index

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken's book Democracy Index inspires new Elections Performance Index.
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February 25, 2013

Will the Supreme Court Open the Door to Voter Discrimination—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 22, 2013

The Other Crisis Facing the Federal Judiciary—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 22, 2013

Valdosta and the Future of the Authoritarian Campus—A Commentary by Peter 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 22, 2013

Annual Public Interest Auction Scheduled for Friday, March 1, 2013

The annual Public Interest Auction will be held on Friday, March 1, 2013 at Yale Law School.
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February 22, 2013

Panel to Discuss Doping in Competitive Cycling

Panel will feature former cycling professional Floyd Landis, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency head Travis Dygart, and others.
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February 21, 2013

Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference to Examine Issues of Privacy in New Age of Technology

Yale Law School's Information Society Project will host the Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference on Sunday, March 3, 2013.
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February 21, 2013

UMich Law Professor Rebecca J. Scott to discuss Unlawful Power: Two Moments in the Creation of Property in Persons

University of Michigan Law Professor Rebecca J. Scott will deliver a special lecture on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at Yale Law School.
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February 21, 2013

The More Things Change—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 19, 2013

Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic Files Petition with High Court Over ''Norfolk Four'' Case

Students from the Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic discuss a recently filed petition with the High Court seeking to allow a man wrongly convicted of rape to clear his name.
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February 19, 2013

The Need for Dignity, on Land and at Sea—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 18, 2013

Is It A Crime to Plant A Seed?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2013

Commencement Exercises Scheduled For May 20, 2013, at the William K. Lanman Center

Yale Law School’s 2013 Commencement ceremony will take place on Monday, May 20, 2013.
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February 17, 2013

Drone Strikes: Beyond Citizenship—A Commentary by Peter 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 15, 2013

John D. Morley ’06 to Join Yale Law School Faculty in July as Associate Professor of Law

John D. Morley ’06 to Join Yale Law School Faculty as Associate Professor of Law on July 1, 2013.
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February 13, 2013

Inaugural Global Business Ethics Conference Brings in Wide Range of Distinguished Speakers

The inaugural Global Business Ethics Conference will take place Friday, Feb. 15, 2013 at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2013

Rebellious Lawyering Conference to Feature Speakers on Social Justice

The RebLaw conference will take place on Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, and Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at Yale Law School.
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February 12, 2013

Classes Resume Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013

Classes resume following winter storm closings.
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February 10, 2013

Law School classes and services CANCELED for Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 11 and 12, 2013

As a result of the winter storm, all classes and services are canceled Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 11 and 12, 2013
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February 9, 2013

Michael J. Wishnie ’93 to Discuss Resistance and Regeneration in William O. Douglas Inaugural Lecture

Michael J. Wishnie's ’93, will present his inaugural lecture as the William O. Douglas Clinicial Professor of Law Monday, April 8, 2013.
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February 8, 2013

Drones and Democracy: A Legal Question, But also One of Policy – 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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February 7, 2013

What Abraham Lincoln Liked About Richard III—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 6, 2013

Rolling Stone Editor Jeff Goodell to speak at Environmental Law Conference

Rolling Stone editor and environmental writer Jeff Goodell to give keynote address at the New Directions in Environmental Law Conference at Yale Law School on March 2.
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February 4, 2013

Will “Stalking Apps” Be Stopped?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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February 3, 2013

Why the Intelligence Failed in Iraq—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 31, 2013

The Supreme Court’s War on the Twentieth Century—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 30, 2013

Senate Democracy is Dead—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 30, 2013

Opting into the Voting Rights Act—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 30, 2013

What Chicago is Doing Right—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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January 28, 2013

Will States Lead the Way to Legalizing Marijuana Nationwide?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 25, 2013

NYU Professor Intisar Rabb ’06 to Discuss The Burden and Benefit of Doubt in Islamic Law

NYU law professor Intisar A. Rabb ’06 will discuss “The Burden and Benefit of Doubt in Islamic Law” in the James A. Thomas Lecture on Feb. 18.
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January 25, 2013

Critical Race Theory Conference Will Bring Together Leading Thinkers on Race and Civil Rights

Yale Law School will host the “Critical Race Theory: From the Academy to the Community” conference Feb. 8-9, 2013.
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January 24, 2013

The Sad State of Our Science, and How to Fix 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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January 24, 2013

Luis Moreno-Ocampo to Give Inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice Monday - WATCH VIA LIVESTREAM

Luis Moreno-Ocampo, the first chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, will deliver the inaugural Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice at Yale Law School on Jan. 28, 2013.
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January 23, 2013

Harold Hongju Koh Named Sterling Professor of International Law

Former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh, who recently returned to the school after serving as Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State, has been named a Sterling Professor of International Law.
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January 23, 2013

Misconceptions—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 22, 2013

Filibuster Changes Made Simple—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 22, 2013

When Law Schools Teach Advocacy as a Skill—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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January 17, 2013

The Overzealous Prosecution of Aaron Swartz—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 15, 2013

Argument recap: We’re from the government and we’re here to win—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 14, 2013

Will Self-Driving Cars Change the Rules of the Road?—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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January 11, 2013

A militarized Japan?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Tokujin Matsudaira

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.
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January 10, 2013

The Platinum Coin: It’s a Really Bad Idea—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 9, 2013

Former Army Secretary Clifford Alexander ’58 to Deliver Dean’s Lecture

Clifford Alexander ’58, former Secretary of the U.S. Army, will deliver a Dean’s Lecture on Feb. 4 titled “Post Racial: An American Delusion.”
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January 9, 2013

Robert Bork’s Tragedy—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

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

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January 7, 2013

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 to Join Yale Law School Faculty as Professor of Law

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 will join the Yale Law School faculty as a professor of law on Jan. 28, 2013.
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January 7, 2013

Online Reviewers Beware: You Can Get Sued—A Commentary by Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen is a Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

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January 7, 2013

Argument preview Gabelli v. SEC: Too bad both sides can’t lose this 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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January 4, 2013

Media Freedom Clinic Files FOIA Suit Against DEA for Footage of Raid That Killed Dozens

The Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic has brought a Freedom of Information Act action against the Drug Enforcement Administration to compel the agency to release aerial surveillance footage of a 2010 raid in Jamaica that led to the deaths of more than 70 civilians, including one U.S. citizen.
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January 4, 2013

Angry at the NRA? That Won’t Reduce Gun Violence—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 3, 2013

Second Chances—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Akhil Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 2, 2013

Journalist Bill McMichael and Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic Prevail Over Department of Defense in FOIA Case

In a victory for students in the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic, a federal judge has rejected an attempt by the Department of Defense to shield investigatory records from review under the Freedom of Information Act.
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