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Yale Law School Today

Wednesday, May 04, 2016


In The Press

Is America’s War on ISIS Illegal?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

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

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

Friday, September 23, 2016


Events

Real Women Real Voices

Friday, September 23, 2016
5:00PM
Auditorium

Friday, October 14, 2016


Events

Symposium on the Work of Wesley Newcomb Hohfeld

Friday, October 14, 2016
(All day)
SLB, room TBD

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


1:24:16

Wednesday, March 30, 2016


1:02:17

Thursday, March 24, 2016


1:15

Wednesday, March 23, 2016


1:03:18

Thursday, May 5, 2016


In The Press

Is the U.S. War Against ISIS Illegal?

The Atlantic

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the case filed by Army Captain Nathan Smith claiming that President Obama’s war against ISIS is unconstitutional.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

Is America’s War on ISIS Illegal?—A Commentary by Bruce Ackerman ’67

The New York Times

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

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

Los Angeles County Restricts Solitary for Juveniles

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about a Los Angeles County plan to restrict the use of solitary confinement for juveniles in detention there.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

'My conscience bothered me': Army captain sues Obama over 'illegal war' on the Islamic State

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about the case filed by Army Captain Nathan Smith claiming that President Obama’s war against ISIS is unconstitutional.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016


In The Press

Army Captain Sues Obama Over ISIS Fight

WNPR/ Here & Now

Sterling Professor of Law Bruce Ackerman ’67 was a guest where he discussed Army Captain Michael Smith’s lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the war on ISIS.

Monday, May 2, 2016


In The Press

Faulty Attack, Faulty Investigation—A Commentary by Eugene R. Fidell

The New York Times

Eugene R. Fidell is a Senior Research Scholar in Law and the Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

I say to you, my classmates, we have much to do. Yale gave us the tools to do it with. We owe it to the rest of the country, because of our success, to share what we know and what we can give to the future…”


President Bill Clinton

Class of 1973