Monday, February 27, 2017


Law Not Clear Cut On “Sanctuary” Edict

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 and Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie are quoted in an article about whether the federal government can withhold funds from sanctuary cities.

Friday, February 24, 2017


U.S. List of Those Detained for Trump’s Travel Ban Is Called Incomplete

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad and Rebecca Heller ’10 are quoted in an article on efforts to obtain information about those detained and or deported in the wake of President Trump’s travel ban.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


An Interview with Yale Law School’s First Female Dean

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken was interviewed on the occasion of her appointment as next dean of the Law School.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017


Rule of Law Clinic Files National Security Amicus Brief and Declaration

When the Rule of Law Clinic (“ROLC”) first formed in January 2017 with the goal of countering policies that threaten the rule of law, no one knew exactly what litigation might ensue.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


History is Repeating Itself

Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93 and My Khanh Ngo ’17 and were interviewed as part of a short film about the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocay Clinic challenge to Trump’s travel ban.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Judge rejects Trump administration's lawyerly take on travel ban 'detention'

Amit Jain ’18, a student with the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic, is quoted in an article about a ruling that rejects the Trump administration's interpretation of who was "detained" under the travel ban executive order President Donald Trump issued late last month.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Forever Prison

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Koh, Deputy Dean for Experiential Education and William O. Douglas Clinical Professor of Law Michael Wishnie ’93, Ray Brescia ’92, and Lisa Daugaard ’95 were interviewed for a feature on their efforts on behalf of Haitian refugees detained at the U.S. Naval base in Cuba after a 1991 coup in Haiti.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Another NHS crisis looms – an inability to analyse data—A Commentary by Beth Simone Noveck ’97

Beth Simone Noveck is a Florence Rogatz Visiting Clinical Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Court Extends Stay Against Deportation of Muslim Refugees

A federal judge in the Eastern District of New York extended an order protecting immigrants from deportation pursuant to the Trump Administration’s executive order banning refugees and certain immigrants from the U.S.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Judge Extends Halt To Refugee Deportations

Susanna Everts ’18 and Natalya Nazarewicz ’18 are quoted in an article on the lawsuit that Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic filed in response to Donald Trump’s executive order regarding refugees.

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