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2009

January 1, 2009

Revitalizing Democracy: The Case for Keeping Score—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School where she specializes in election law, constitutional law, and civil procedure.
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January 5, 2009

Investment Tips for Retirees Worried About Inflation—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 6, 2009

Comment, Comment on the Wall, Are You Community or Not at All—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 6, 2009

Revival of Justice; What Obama's DoJ appointees should do first—A Commentary by Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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January 8, 2009

Gregory J. Fleming '88 to Join Yale Law School’s Corporate Law Center

Gregory J. Fleming ’88, the former president and chief operating officer of Merrill Lynch & Co., has been appointed Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School and Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Center for the Study of Corporate Law at Yale Law School.
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January 8, 2009

YLS Graduate Michael Bennet ’93 Named to U.S. Senate

Denver Schools Superintendent Michael Bennet ’93 has been chosen to fill the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Interior secretary-designee Ken Salazar.
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January 8, 2009

Conference on International Justice and Darfur Feb. 6 at YLS

On February 6, 2009, Yale Law School will host a conference titled “The Pursuit of International Criminal Justice: The Case of Darfur.”
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January 11, 2009

A Body of Inquiries—A Commentary by Jack M. Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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January 13, 2009

Impeach Jay Bybee: Why should a suspected war criminal serve as a federal judge?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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January 20, 2009

Global Health the Focus of Jan. 29 Symposium

Yale Law School will host a symposium January 29, 2009, on “Global Health Policy for the New Administration.”
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January 20, 2009

Conference March 27-28 Examines Women Leaving the Legal Profession

The Yale Law Women will host a conference March 27 and 28 titled “Opt Out” Or Pushed Out: Are Women Choosing to Leave the Legal Profession?
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January 20, 2009

Director Capture—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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January 20, 2009

What We Will Remember from Obama's 2009 Inaugural Address—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 20, 2009

Sheila Hayre ’02 Named YLS Public Interest Advisor

Sheila Hayre ’02, a staff attorney with the New Haven Legal Assistance Association, has been named public interest advisor and public interest mentor-in-residence at Yale Law School.
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January 21, 2009

Our Daily Bleg: Did Your Kids’ School Broadcast Obama’s Speech?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 22, 2009

A Retrospective of Forty Years of Clinical Education at Yale: Liman Colloquium March 5-6

On March 5-6, 2009, the 12th annual Liman Colloquium will celebrate forty years of clinical education at Yale Law School.
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January 23, 2009

How Obama can fix an illegal war—A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and author of Before the Next Attack: Preserving Civil Liberties in an Age of Terrorism.
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January 24, 2009

Israel: On the Right Side of History—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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January 26, 2009

Mike D’Antoni and the Difference Between a Concealed Handgun and LoJack—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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January 27, 2009

Judith Scott To Give Preiskel-Silverman Lecture Feb. 9—“Standing up for the Real Joe the Plumbers”

Judith Scott, General Counsel for the Service Employees International Union, will deliver the Preiskel-Silverman Lecture on February 9, speaking on “Standing up for the Real Joe the Plumbers: Social Justice Lawyering in the Age of Obama.”
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January 28, 2009

Chicago Prof. Luigi Zingales To Deliver Raben Lecture Feb. 16

University of Chicago Professor Luigi Zingales will deliver the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture on Feb. 16, speaking on “The Future of Securities Regulation.”
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January 28, 2009

Stephen Choi and Jill Fisch ’85 To Give Wasserman Lecture Feb. 3

New York University law professor Stephen Choi and University of Pennsylvania law professor Jill E. Fisch ’85 will give the Bert W. Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance Feb. 3 at Yale Law School.
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January 29, 2009

U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold Gives Heyman Lecture Feb. 2 on Restoring the Rule of Law

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold will deliver the Heyman Lecture on Public Service on February 2, 2009, at Yale Law School.
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January 30, 2009

Georgetown Law Prof. Milton Regan will deliver Ely Fellowship Lecture Feb. 23

Georgetown Law Professor Milton C. Regan, Jr., discusses “Legal Counseling and Conflicted Citizens:  The Case of Tax Practice” on February 23, 2009. 
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February 2, 2009

Airlines and Opting Ethics—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Jonathan Macey ’82

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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February 3, 2009

Conference To Consider Student Internet Speech Feb. 13-14

Yale Law School’s Law and Media Program will host a conference Feb. 13 and 14 on “The Future of Student Internet Speech—What Are We Teaching the Facebook Generation?”
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February 3, 2009

YLS Supreme Court Clinic Wins Its First Case

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic achieved its first victory before the High Court in January in the case, Fitzgerald v. Barnstable School Committee.
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February 4, 2009

Rebellious Lawyering Conference Feb. 20-22

The 15th Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference will be held February 20-22 at Yale Law School.
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February 5, 2009

2009 Commencement Will Take Place Memorial Day, May 25

Yale Law School’s 2009 Commencement ceremony will take place May 25—Memorial Day.
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February 6, 2009

Federalist Society National Student Symposium Feb. 27-28

The YLS chapter of the Federalist Society will host the 2009 Federalist Society National Student Symposium Friday, February 27, and Saturday, February 28, at Yale Law School.
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February 6, 2009

Steven Kaplan To Address CEO Compensation Mar. 2

University of Chicago business professor Steven Kaplan will deliver the Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance on March 2, speaking on the topic, “Are U.S. CEOs Overpaid?”
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February 6, 2009

I Pay Them to Leave—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 8, 2009

Reforming executive compensation is good for everyone—A Commentary by Sanjai Bhagat and Roberta Romano ’80

Roberta Romano is the Oscar M. Ruebhausen Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law.
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February 9, 2009

The top 10 cases the Obama Justice Department should redo—A Commentary by Emily Bazelon ’00 and Judith Resnik

Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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February 11, 2009

Lincoln's Laws of War; How he built the code that Bush attempted to destroy—A Commentary by John Fabian Witt ’99

John Fabian Witt ’99, an expert in the history of American law, will join the Yale Law School faculty in July 2009.
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February 11, 2009

Our Daily Bleg: Happy Meal Toys—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 11, 2009

‘Purple’ is best for education policy—A Commentary by Ben Lindy ’10

Ben Lindy ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2009

Free Miguel Tejada—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2009

Library 2.0 Symposium to Explore the Future of Digital Collections

The Yale Information Society Project will host the “Library 2.0” Symposium on April 4, 2009, at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2009

It’s a Boy! (With All the Extras You Ordered)—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 13, 2009

Understanding the Financial Crisis Part II, Feb. 17 at YLS

A panel discussion titled “Understanding the Financial Crisis; Part II: The Stimulus, Bailouts, and Other Solutions,” will be held February 17 at Yale Law School.
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February 13, 2009

A National Endowment for 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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February 17, 2009

YLS Alums Filling Key Positions in Obama Administration

The list of Yale Law School graduates appointed to positions in the Obama administration includes the top spots in the State Department and the Office of White House Counsel.
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February 17, 2009

A Voucher System for Investigative Reporting—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 18, 2009

Let's Make Our Presidential Votes Matter—A Commentary by Doug Rand ’10

Doug Rand ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2009

Facing Up to the Obesity Problem; How Charter Schooling Might Help—A Commentary by Monica Bell ’09

Monica Bell ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 18, 2009

Put Your Money Where Your B-Tush Is—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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February 20, 2009

Close the Blackwater Loophole—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 20, 2009

Hon. Louise Arbour to Lecture on Peace and Justice March 23

The Honorable Louise Arbour will deliver the Judge Jon O. Newman Lecture on Global Justice on March 23, 2009.
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February 22, 2009

The Coast of Utopia—A Book Review by Jedediah Purdy ’01

Jedediah Purdy ’01 is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of A Tolerable Anarchy.
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February 25, 2009

Obama's Rhetorical Inspirations: Presidents, Poets, and Hobbits—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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February 25, 2009

We’re Not ‘Cowards,’ We’re Just Loud—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Palace Council.
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February 25, 2009

“This Is No Picnic for Me Either, Buster”: Obama and Outliers—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 2, 2009

Yale ISP Submits Technical Standards Recommendations to the Obama Administration

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has submitted recommendations to the Obama administration for a new U.S. strategy addressing the technical standards underlying the Internet and information and communication technologies.
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March 3, 2009

Conference on Critical Race Theory April 16-17

Yale Law School will host a conference April 16-17, 2009, on “Frontiers in Social Justice Lawyering: Critical Race Revisited."
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March 4, 2009

Supreme Court Clinic Wins Victory No. 2 in Negusie v Holder

The Yale Law School Supreme Court Clinic won its second victory March 3 in the case, Negusie v Holder.
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March 5, 2009

Stanford Professor Joshua Cohen to Give Elliot Lecture March 30

Stanford University professor Joshua Cohen will deliver the Ralph Gregory Elliot Lecture on March 30, 2009, speaking on “Religious Establishment, Civic Exclusion, and Democracy’s Public Reason.”
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March 5, 2009

Memorial Service April 5 for Prof. Jay Katz

On April 5, 2009, Yale Law School will hold a memorial service to mark the passing of Yale Law School Professor Emeritus Jay Katz, who passed away November 17, 2008.
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March 5, 2009

Lee H. Hamilton to Discuss “Strengthening the Congress” April 13--CANCELLED

The Honorable Lee H. Hamilton will discuss “Strengthening the Congress” in the 2008-2009 Fowler Harper Lecture on April 13, 2009.
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March 5, 2009

YLS and SOM to Offer Accelerated JD-MBA Program

Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management have announced the creation of an Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA program that will enable students to earn both degrees in three years.
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March 7, 2009

Don't Let Madoff Cop a Plea—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 9, 2009

Floyd Abrams ’60 to Speak March 26 on The Courage of Lawyers

Floyd Abrams ’60, an expert in freedom of speech and press issues, will deliver a lecture titled “The Courage of Lawyers: Four American Heroes.”

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March 10, 2009

Want A Politically Viable Gas Tax? Make It Voluntary—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 11, 2009

A Role for Congress to Reclaim—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 12, 2009

CT Attorney General Richard Blumenthal ’73 to Speak at YLS April 20

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal ’73 will discuss “Leadership through Lawyering” on April 20 at Yale Law School.
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March 15, 2009

Larry Summers: Stop the AIG Bonuses. Yes You Can—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 16, 2009

Why Not?: A Voluntary Gas Tax—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 18, 2009

A Coasean Sign—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 19, 2009

Beyond the Stimulus Package; The Rest of the Solution to the Crisis—A Commentary by James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at the Yale Law School.
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March 19, 2009

Bernstein Symposium April 2-3 Looks At Immigration Policy

Immigration policy in the new century is the topic of the Robert L. Bernstein International Human Rights Fellowship Symposium taking place April 2-3 at Yale Law School.
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March 20, 2009

Off With the Bankers—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 23, 2009

A Message from Yale University President Richard C. Levin

To permit Dean Koh to focus on preparation for his important new responsibility, after consultation with a number of senior members of the faculty, I have asked Kate Stith, Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law, to begin serving immediately as Acting Dean of Yale Law School.

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March 23, 2009

A Message from Dean Harold Hongju Koh

I wanted you to know that today, President Obama is announcing his intent to nominate me as The Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State.

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March 23, 2009

Thank God It Was $65 Billion—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 23, 2009

Dean Koh Nominated as Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State

President Barack Obama today announced his intent to nominate Dean Harold Hongju Koh to be The Legal Adviser of the United States Department of State.

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March 24, 2009

Claire Priest '00 to Join Yale Law School Faculty

Northwestern University Professor Claire Priest will join the Yale Law School faculty as Professor of Law starting on July 1, 2009.
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March 24, 2009

Geithner's plan isn't money in the bank—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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March 25, 2009

Oona Hathaway ’97 Returns to Yale Law School Faculty

Oona A. Hathaway ’97, Professor of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, will rejoin the Yale Law School faculty as Professor of Law starting on July 1, 2009.
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March 26, 2009

Why We Need a Commission on Presidential Power—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 27, 2009

We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It.
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March 27, 2009

Can the Hair Club for Men Help Solve the Food Safety Problem?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 30, 2009

And Sarah—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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March 30, 2009

Three Yale Law School Students Named Soros Fellows

Yale Law School students Carel Alé ’11, Andres Idarraga ’11, and Alexandru Iftimie ’11 have been named Paul & Daisy Soros New American Fellows for 2009.
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March 30, 2009

Our elections run well. (Don't they?)—A Commentary by Heather K. Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It.
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March 30, 2009

Michael Klausner ’81 to Give Wasserman Lecture April 23

Stanford Law Professor Michael Klausner ’81 will discuss “Are Securities Class Actions ‘Supplemental’ to SEC Enforcement? An Empirical Analysis” at the Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance April 23.
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March 31, 2009

Grad Programs Aspiring Scholars Symposium April 17-18

The Graduate Programs at Yale Law School will hold its annual Aspiring Scholars Symposium on April 17 and 18 at Yale Law School.
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April 1, 2009

Morris Cohen Donates Children’s Law Book Collection to Law Library

Morris L. Cohen, Professor Emeritus and Librarian Emeritus at Yale Law School, has donated his “Juvenile Jurisprudence Collection” to the Lillian Goldman Law Library.
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April 2, 2009

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals May 4

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals scheduled for May 4, 2009 will consider the case, Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
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April 2, 2009

Information Related to Dean Koh's Nomination to Obama Administration

Read a sampling of articles and letters related to Dean Koh’s nomination to the Obama administration.
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April 3, 2009

The Radicalization of Ben Bernanke—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 5, 2009

Beware of the U.N. Human Rights Council—A Commentary by Ronan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 6, 2009

YLS Supreme Court Clinic Wins Third Case This Year

Yale Law School’s Supreme Court Clinic scored another victory on April 1 in the case Harbison v. Bell.
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April 7, 2009

Discussion of Health Impact Fund This Thursday, April 9

The Health Impact Fund, a pay-for-performance mechanism designed to reduce the cost of advanced medicines without stifling innovation, will be the topic of discussion Thursday, April 9, at Yale Law School.
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April 7, 2009

Open Video Conference June 19-20 in New York City

The future of online video will be explored at the “Open Video Conference” taking place June 19-20 in New York City.
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April 7, 2009

Money-Back Guarantees—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 13, 2009

William & Mary Law Honors Prof. John Langbein for Outstanding Leadership

Professor John Langbein has been honored by William & Mary Law School with the 2008-09 Marshall-Wythe Medallion, which recognizes outstanding leaders from the bench, bar, and academia.
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April 13, 2009

'Say on Pay' and Other Bad Ideas—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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April 14, 2009

Clinton Global Initiative CEO to Speak April 27

Robert Harrison ’81, CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative, will deliver a Dean’s Lecture on April 27 titled “Re-defining the Model for Addressing the Great Global Challenges.”
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April 14, 2009

Friday Night Lights and the Teenage Virgin—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 16, 2009

Teenage Virgins II—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 20, 2009

Making Sustainability the Centerpiece of Our Recovery—A Commentary by Daniel C. Esty ’86

Daniel Esty ’86 is Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School and co-author of Green to Gold: How Smart Companies Use Environmental Strategy to Innovate, Create Value, and Build Competitive Advantage.
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April 20, 2009

Prof. John Donohue Elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Professor John J. Donohue III has been elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary societies.
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April 20, 2009

Gay Marriage in Vermont: Three Progressive Lessons—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 22, 2009

Real Commitment at the OMB—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 22, 2009

Abolish the White House Counsel—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and the author of Before the Next Attack.
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April 22, 2009

Timothy Geithner Doesn't Get It—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Deputy Dean and Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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April 23, 2009

Yale Law School Expands Its Public Interest Fellowship Program

Yale Law School has announced it has awarded more than thirty public interest fellowships to its graduates for the 2009-2010 year.
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April 23, 2009

A Financial Engine Shut-off Switch—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 24, 2009

Yes, Part II—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 25, 2009

Drugs: To Legalize or Not—A Commentary by Steven B. Duke ’61

Steven B. Duke ’61 is a professor of law at Yale Law School.
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April 28, 2009

Akhil Amar Got There First—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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April 28, 2009

Confirm Harold Koh; He's everything but anti-American—A Commentary by Ronan Farrow ’09

Ronan Farrow ’09 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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April 28, 2009

YLS students secure $11.5 Million Refinancing for Shaw’s Supermarket Plaza

Yale Law School clinic students played a major role in the revitalization of New Haven's Greater Dwight neighborhood by overseeing the $11.5 million refinancing of the Shaw’s Shopping Center.
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April 30, 2009

Harding High Students Visit YLS in Preparation for their Role as Judges

Fifteen students from Bridgeport’s Harding High School came to YLS on April 20 to learn how to be fair and responsible dispensers of justice.
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May 3, 2009

David H. Souter: Justice Unbound—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is the Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph Goldstein Senior Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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May 6, 2009

Supreme court justices have it too good—A Commentary by Jack Balkin

Jack M. Balkin is Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale Law School.
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May 6, 2009

Judges Praise Students’ Oral and Written Arguments in Moot Court Spring Finals

The Potter Stewart Prize for best overall written and oral argument went to Robert Heberle ’10 and Joseph Pace ’10 in the spring finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court competition.
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May 7, 2009

Why not nominate vice justices for the Supreme Court?—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84 and Ian Ayres ’86

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is the Sterling Professor of Law at Yale University, where he teaches constitutional law at both Yale College and Yale Law School. Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 8, 2009

An Heir and a Spare—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 8, 2009

Owen Fiss Honored for Achievement in Teaching and Scholarship

Sterling Professor of Law Owen Fiss has been awarded “La distinción Sócrates” by the Universidad de los Andes law faculty.
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May 10, 2009

Let the Nominee Stay Home—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of the forthcoming novel, Jericho’s Fall.
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May 12, 2009

The Example of America—A Commentary by Owen Fiss

Owen Fiss is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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May 18, 2009

Echoes of the Bible: Obama's Notre Dame Address—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 18, 2009

New Cars, Mortgages, and Race—A Commentary by James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 20, 2009

Dean Koh Honored by Connecticut Law Tribune

YLS Dean Harold Hongju Koh is the 2009 recipient of the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Service to the Profession Award.
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May 21, 2009

More Good News—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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May 25, 2009

Commencement Farewell for 229 Degree Candidates, and Dean Koh

229 members of the Yale Law School Class of 2009 were honored at Memorial Day commencement ceremonies on May 25.
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May 26, 2009

The Sonia I Know—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of the upcoming novel, Jericho’s Fall.


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May 26, 2009

Sonia Sotomayor ’79 Nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

President Obama has nominated federal appeals court judge Sonia Sotomayor ’79 for the seat on the U.S. Supreme Court being vacated by retiring Justice David H. Souter.
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May 27, 2009

Why the California Court's Decision Is Good for Gay Marriage—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 27, 2009

Judge Sonia Sotomayor has credentials and a compelling story—A Commentary by David A. Perez ’10

David A. Perez ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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May 27, 2009

Every Justice Creates a New Court—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 M.S.L.

Linda Greenhouse ’78 M.S.L. is the Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence and Joseph Goldstein Senior Fellow in Law at Yale Law School.
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June 1, 2009

Crazy Eddie's House Sale—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Daniel Markovits ’00

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart. Daniel Markovits ’00 is a Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 2, 2009

The Justice Department's Antitrust Bomb—A Commentary by George L. Priest

George Priest is a Professor of Law and Economics at Yale Law School.
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June 2, 2009

D.I.Y. Home Price Protection—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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June 4, 2009

Acting Dean Stith Discusses YLS Accomplishments in 2009 Alumni Letter

Yale Law School Acting Dean Kate Stith discussed the state of the Law School in her 2009 letter to alumni.
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June 4, 2009

Muneer I. Ahmad Appointed Clinical Professor of Law

Muneer I. Ahmad, professor of law at American University’s Washington College of Law and a specialist in immigration law and international human rights, will join the Yale Law School faculty on July 1, 2009, as a clinical professor of law.
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June 5, 2009

Cooperation and Conflict: Obama's Cairo Speech—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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June 10, 2009

Experience Helps Judgment—And Judges—A Commentary by Sam Berger ’10

Sam Berger ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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June 11, 2009

YLS Graduate Martha Minow ’79 Named Dean of Harvard Law School

Martha Minow ’79, Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, has been named Dean of Harvard Law School.
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June 13, 2009

The Trouble With Tribunals—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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June 19, 2009

Vegetarianism as a Sometimes Thing—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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June 22, 2009

A Message from Yale University President Richard C. Levin—Robert C. Post ’77 Named YLS Dean

A message from Yale University President Richard Levin about the appointment of Robert C. Post ’77 as the Dean and Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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June 22, 2009

Robert C. Post ’77 Named Dean of Yale Law School

Robert C. Post ’77 has been named Dean and Sol & Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School, effective July 1, 2009.
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June 25, 2009

Message from Harold Hongju Koh to YLS Community

Harold Hongju Koh sent a message to the Yale Law School community following his confirmation as Legal Adviser of the U.S. Department of State.
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June 25, 2009

Harold Hongju Koh Confirmed as Legal Adviser of U.S. State Department

Harold Hongju Koh, dean of Yale Law School since 2004, was confirmed as Legal Adviser of the U.S. State Department on June 25, 2009.
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June 29, 2009

Open Video Conference Draws Thousands Via New Media

The Open Video Conference June 19-20 in New York City, co-organized by the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, drew thousands.
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June 30, 2009

So Long and Thanks for All the F-Tests—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 7, 2009

Restoring the full rule of law to America: indemnify torture victims—A Commentary by Owen Fiss

Owen Fiss is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 13, 2009

A Market Test for Credit Cards—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 15, 2009

Analyzing justices on ideological grounds is far too simplistic—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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July 16, 2009

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith testifies at Sotomayor Hearing

Lafayette S. Foster Professor of Law Kate Stith appeared as a majority witness at the Supreme Court nomination hearing for Judge Sonia Sotomayor.
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July 17, 2009

The Sotomayor Lesson for Students: Play It Safe—A Commentary by Adam Chandler ’11

Adam Chandler ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 21, 2009

Should Antoine Walker Be Arrested for Bouncing Checks? (Should You?)—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 23, 2009

What Will Change?—A Commentary by James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J. D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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July 24, 2009

Swine Flu + Nightmare = Crazy Victims’ Rights Idea—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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July 30, 2009

Profits We Should Cheer—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of the novel, Jericho’s Fall.
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July 31, 2009

Alumni Weekend 2009 -- The Regulatory Debate: Whether, What, and How?

Alumni Weekend 2009 takes place October 16-18 and will examine “The Regulatory Debate: Whether, What, and How?”
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August 5, 2009

Kindle: How To Buy A Book But Not Own It—A Commentary by Michael Seringhaus ’10

Michael Seringhaus ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 6, 2009

Historic Supreme Court Appointment—Sonia Sotomayor ’79

With her confirmation on August 6, 2009, Sonia Sotomayor ’79 became the first Hispanic and the third woman ever to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.
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August 13, 2009

The Value of Statistics—A Commentary by Ian Ayres '86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 19, 2009

Observational Detectives—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 20, 2009

Lockerbie's Lesson: Move Guantánamo Detainees to the U.S.—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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August 23, 2009

America needs to prepare for early Iraq pullout—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Oona Hathaway ’97 is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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August 25, 2009

Dean Post Welcomes 198th Class of New Students to YLS


In his convocation address on Wednesday, August 26, Dean Robert C. Post ’77 welcomed the 198th class of new students to Yale Law School, a place, he said, that is special because it is designed to bring out the unique and generative vision of each of its students. He urged the students to consider what success means to each of them.
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August 26, 2009

Chicago Prof. Richard Thaler To Deliver Raben Lecture Oct. 12--CANCELLED

University of Chicago Professor Richard Thaler will deliver the John R. Raben/Sullivan & Cromwell Fellowship Lecture on Oct. 12 on the topic, “Disclosure Plus Technology Trumps Regulation.”
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August 26, 2009

Statistical Slumps—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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August 28, 2009

Supreme Court Clinic hosts DC Conference

The Yale Law School Supreme Court Advocacy Clinic and the Yale Law Journal Online will host a half-day conference, "Important Questions of Federal Law: Assessing the Supreme Court's Case Selection Process,” on September 18, 2009.
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August 28, 2009

ISP Hosts A2K Global Academy, Announces Research From India and China

The Yale Information Society Project hosted a gathering of the Access to Knowledge Global Academy August 19-20 at Yale Law School.
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September 1, 2009

JREG Names Georgetown Law Professor Adam Levitin Winner of Hamilton Prize

Professor Adam J. Levitin of Georgetown Law School has been named inaugural winner of the Walton H. Hamilton Prize for Outstanding Scholarship given by the Yale Journal on Regulation.
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September 2, 2009

Former Dean Harold Hongju Koh To Receive YLSA Award of Merit

Former Yale Law School Dean Harold Hongju Koh will receive the Yale Law School Association’s Award of Merit during Alumni Weekend 2009.
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September 2, 2009

Goodwill toward the United States is an agent's best tool, at home and abroad—A Commentary by Asha Rangappa ’00

Asha Rangappa ’00 is Associate Dean of Admissions at Yale Law School.
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September 4, 2009

YLS and SOM Partner to Offer a Three-Year JD-MBA Program

Yale Law School and the Yale School of Management (SOM) have begun offering an Accelerated Integrated JD-MBA program that will enable students to earn both degrees in three years.
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September 9, 2009

Find My Phone—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 10, 2009

Conference Nov. 13-14 on Future of Journalism: Who Will Pay the Messengers?

A conference titled “Journalism and The New Media Ecology: Who Will Pay The Messengers?” will be held November 13 and 14 at Yale Law School.
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September 11, 2009

NYC Plan to Improve Voting System Includes Democracy Index

A “Democracy Index,” first proposed by YLS Professor Heather Gerken, is part of a plan Mayor Mike Bloomberg has introduced in New York City to improve the election process.
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September 11, 2009

Ask Your Teachers for a Rebate—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 14, 2009

Beating Up Thurgood Marshall—A Commentary by Sam Ferguson ’09

Sam Ferguson ’09 is a Yale Law School Robina international human rights fellow.
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September 14, 2009

Kauffman Foundation Roundtable at YLS Explores Future of Online Video

A groundbreaking Internet Video Innovation Roundtable, hosted by the Yale Information Society Project and sponsored by The Kauffman Foundation, was held March 7, 2009, at Yale Law School.
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September 15, 2009

Health Care Reform and Death—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70 and Matthew S. Ellman

Paul Gewirtz ’70 is Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law and director of The China Law Center at Yale Law School. Matthew S. Ellman, M.D., is Associate Professor and Director of End-of-Life Care Skills Training at the Yale School of Medicine.
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September 16, 2009

The Economics of Disrespect—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 16, 2009

Professor Nancy Fraser to Give Storrs Lectures Oct. 5 and 6

Professor Nancy Fraser of The New School for Social Research will deliver the Storrs Lectures at Yale Law School October 5 and 6.
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September 16, 2009

Wasserman Workshop in Law and Finance—John Armour Oct. 29

Columbia Law School Visiting Professor John Armour will give the Wasserman Lecture October 29 at Yale Law School.
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September 16, 2009

Dartmouth’s Kenneth French To Give Winter Lecture Nov. 5 on Financial Regulation

Dartmouth finance professor Kenneth French will discuss “Perspectives on Financial Regulation” at the Judge Ralph K. Winter Lecture on Corporate Law and Governance November 5, 2009.
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September 22, 2009

Yale ISP and University of the People Partner for Digital Education Research

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has entered into a research partnership with University of the People, the world’s first tuition-free, online academic institution.
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September 23, 2009

Professor Mirjan Damaška Honored For Achievements in Comparative Law

Yale Law School Professor Mirjan Damaška has been selected to receive the American Society of Comparative Law’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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September 25, 2009

Etc. in the Graveyard—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 28, 2009

Shaq and the Case of the Missing Bribes—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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September 30, 2009

Yale is distinct from its Press—A Commentary by Anthony Kronman ’75

Anthony Kronman ’75 is Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Education's End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life.
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October 1, 2009

The Petroleum-Tax Giveback—A Commentary by Thomas W. Merrill and David M. Schizer

Thomas Merrill is Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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October 1, 2009

Seduced by a Model—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J. D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 2, 2009

Down the Memory Hole—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is a Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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October 3, 2009

A General's Public Pressure—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 7, 2009

Chairs Conferred on Harold Hongju Koh, Oona Hathaway ’97, and Jean Koh Peters

Chairs have been conferred by the Yale Corporation on Harold Hongju Koh, Oona Hathaway ’97, and Jean Koh Peters.
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October 12, 2009

SELA Participants Gather in Paraguay to Examine Law and Sexuality

Nearly 100 lawyers and legal scholars from North and South America gathered in Asunción, Paraguay, this past June for the 2009 SELA meeting.
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October 13, 2009

Beyoncé Logic—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 20, 2009

Photos, Videos of Alumni Weekend 2009 Now Online

Photos of Alumni Weekend 2009 are now available on the Yale Law School Alumni website.
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October 20, 2009

Why companies do stupid things, credit rating edition—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J. D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 21, 2009

The Right's Real Fear: Public Option Could Succeed—A Commentary by Sam Berger ’10

Sam Berger ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 21, 2009

ISP Celebrates Open Access Week with New Research

The Information Society Project at Yale Law School has launched three new reports on the state of access to knowledge in comparative national perspective.
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October 22, 2009

Excessive Compensation: Your Tax Dollars at Work—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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October 25, 2009

Where Is U.S. Foreign Policy Headed?—A Commentary by Amy Chua

Amy Chua is the John M. Duff, Jr. Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of World on Fire: How Exporting Free Market Democracy Breeds Ethnic Hatred and Global Instability and Day of Empire: How Hyperpowers Rise to Global Dominance--And Why They Fall.
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October 25, 2009

Washington's Plans May Result in Even Higher Executive Pay—A Commentary by Jonathan Macey ’82

Jonathan Macey ’82 is Sam Harris Professor of Corporate Law, Corporate Finance, and Securities Law at Yale Law School and author of Corporate Governance: Promises Made, Promises Broken.
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October 26, 2009

State Department’s James Steinberg ’78 To Give Dean’s Lecture Nov. 2

U. S. Deputy Secretary of State James Steinberg ’78 will deliver a Dean’s Lecture at Yale Law School on November 2.
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October 27, 2009

Yale Law Journal Online Launches at D.C. Conference

The Yale Law Journal has launched a new electronic companion, The Yale Law Journal Online.
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October 28, 2009

A Defense of Irrational Taxation?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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October 29, 2009

Will History Repeat Itself?—A Commentary by Heather Gerken

Heather Gerken is the J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of The Democracy Index: Why Our Election System is Failing and How to Fix It.
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November 3, 2009

Is the Ban on Selling Bone Marrow Unconstitutional?—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 5, 2009

Law and Divinity Schools To Hold Conference on Religion in the Military Nov. 13-14

Yale Law School and Yale Divinity School will co-sponsor a working conference on religion in the military Nov. 13-14.
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November 6, 2009

Stanford’s Norman Spaulding Gives Ely Professional Responsibility Lecture Nov. 17

Stanford Law Professor Norman Spaulding will deliver the John Hart Ely Fellowship Lecture on Professional Responsibility November 17, 2009, on “Counseling Resistance to Law.”
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November 6, 2009

A fundamental struggle in Gaza—A Commentary by Itamar Mann, Isaias Tesfalidet, Jeremy Kaplan-Lyman ’12 and Yaman Salahi ’12

Itamar Mann and Isaias Tesfalidet are LL.M. candidates and Jeremy Kaplan-Lyman ’12 and Yaman Salahi ’12 are J.D. candidates at Yale Law School.
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November 10, 2009

The retirement problem—A Commentary by Simon Johnson and James Kwak ’11

James Kwak ’11 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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November 12, 2009

Winning the Audit Lottery—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86 and Barry Nalebuff

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 12, 2009

Let Me See You Wash Your Hands!—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

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

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November 12, 2009

Localize Eminent Domain—A Commentary by Thomas Merrill

Thomas Merrill is a professor of law at Yale Law School.
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November 18, 2009

“Just Compensation” Can Lead to More Government Takings—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 23, 2009

Why California’s Tuition Hike Might Be a Good Thing—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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November 23, 2009

Morris Tyler Moot Court Finals December 7

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals will be held December 7 in the Yale Law School Auditorium.
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November 24, 2009

A Conversation with White House Counsel Greg Craig ’72—December 1

The American Constitution Society and Yale Law Democrats will sponsor “A Conversation with Greg Craig ’72” on December 1, 2009.
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November 25, 2009

Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Nov. 5-6, 2010, at YLS; Call for Papers

The 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies will be held at Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, on Friday, November 5, and Saturday, November 6, 2010.
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December 2, 2009

YLS student Nabiha Syed ’10 Named Marshall Scholar

Yale Law School student Nabiha Syed ’10 has been named a Marshall Scholar for 2010.
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December 3, 2009

Selective Empathy—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 4, 2009

Monetizing Frustration—A Commentary by Ian Ayres ’86

Ian Ayres ’86 is the William K. Townsend Professor of Law and Anne Urowsky Professorial Fellow in Law at Yale Law School and author of Super Crunchers: Why Thinking-By-Numbers Is the New Way to Be Smart.
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December 6, 2009

Political Grandstanding: Excessive Compensation and the Health Care Bill—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 9, 2009

What Will Congress Do About Afghanistan?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67 and Oona A. Hathaway ’97

Bruce Ackerman ’67 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School and Oona Hathaway ’97 is Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.
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December 10, 2009

Ben Johnson '10 and Alexander Schwab '11 Win Top Prize in Moot Court Finals

The finals of the Morris Tyler Moot Court of Appeals were held Monday, December 7, at Yale Law School.
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December 10, 2009

Immunity, Not Impunity—A Commentary by Peter H. Schuck

Peter H. Schuck is the Simeon E. Baldwin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.
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December 11, 2009

Judah the Maccabee's Five Lessons for Barack Obama—A Commentary by Aaron Zelinsky ’10

Aaron Zelinsky ’10 is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
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December 13, 2009

Visiting Lecturer Greg Fleming to Join Morgan Stanley

Fleming, a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Law School's Center for the Study of Corporate Law, will be president of Investment Management at the firm.
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December 14, 2009

Sam Berger ’10, Anjali Dalal ’10, and Jessica Schumer ’10 Awarded Heyman Fellowships

Yale Law School has awarded 2010-2011 Heyman Federal Public Service Fellowships to Sam Berger ’10, Anjali Dalal ’10, and Jessica Schumer ’10.
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December 18, 2009

Hurry Up and Wait—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL is Senior Research Scholar in Law, Knight Distinguished Journalist-in-Residence, and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.
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December 22, 2009

Marshall Huebner ’93 to Discuss AIG Rescue on February 9

Marshall Huebner ’93 of Davis Polk & Wardwell will deliver a lecture on February 9 titled “The AIG Rescue: A View from Inside.”
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