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Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, July 20, 2016


In The Press

Policing should move beyond crime reduction—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

The Washington Post

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016


In The Press

Why law can’t solve the South China Sea conflict—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz

The Washington Post

Paul Gewirtz is the Potter Stewart Professor of Constitutional Law at Yale Law School and the Director of Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center. 

Monday, July 11, 2016


In The Press

Did The Dallas Ambush Set Back Reform At Police Departments?

National Public Radio/ Morning Edition

Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law Tracey Meares was a guest where she discussed community policing.

Thursday, September 8, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Future of Law and Economics

Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:10PM
Room 121

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights given by Asma Jahangir

Monday, September 12, 2016
4:30PM
Room 127

Monday, September 12, 2016


Events

Book Talk: The Burger Court and the Rise of the Judicial Right By Michael J. Graetz and Linda Greenhouse

Monday, September 12, 2016
6:10PM
Room 120

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Events

Roundtable Discussion in Conjunction with Asma Jahangir, Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women's Rights

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
12:00PM
Faculty Lounge

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


Events

Pondering a Post-Brexit World

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
4:10PM
Room 120

Wednesday, September 14, 2016


Events

Prosecutorial (Mis)Conduct: An Exchange between the Honorable Alex Kozinski and Professor Stephen Bright

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
6:10PM
TBD

Thursday, July 7, 2016


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Thursday, July 7, 2016


2:21

Monday, June 27, 2016


2:02

Friday, June 10, 2016


2:06

Monday, June 6, 2016


2:06:32

Monday, June 6, 2016


1:23

Friday, July 22, 2016


In The Press

Malaysian Fund Pilfering Claim Shines Light on Law Firm’s Role

Bloomberg

George W. and Sadella D. Crawford Visiting Lecturer in Law Lawrence Fox is quoted in an article about funds stolen from 1Malaysia Development Berhad.

Friday, July 22, 2016


In The Press

How Should the Republican Party Approach China Policy

Foreign Policy

Associate Professor of Law Taisu Zhang ’08 contributed to an article about what a Donald Trump presidency would mean for China.

Thursday, July 21, 2016


In The Press

Marine faces charge of lying to journalist

The Washington Post

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about the trial of Marine Maj. Mark Thompson, charged with making a false official statement and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman.

Thursday, July 21, 2016


In The Press

How the G.O.P. Outsourced the Judicial Nomination Process.—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

NYTimes.com

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

Wednesday, July 20, 2016


In The Press

Policing should move beyond crime reduction—A Commentary by Tracey L. Meares

The Washington Post

Tracey L. Meares is the Walton Hale Hamilton Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, July 18, 2016


In The Press

Letting Prosecutors Write the Law: It’s more common than you think.

The Marshall Project

Harvey Karp Visiting Lecturer in Law Stephen Bright is quoted in an article about the problem of prosecutors and state attorneys ghostwriting opinions and orders on behalf of state judges who sign off on them without review.

You have an obligation to serve, by virtue of the privilege, opportunity, and talent that you have. You have an obligation to serve, in your way, at some point in time, in your career.”


Gina Raimondo ’98

Governor of Rhode Island, 2015 Commencement Address