Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Yale Names Heather Gerken as First Woman Law Dean

National Law Journal

Numerous faculty, students, and alumni are quoted in an article about the appointment of J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken as the next dean of the Law School.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


Forever Prison

Frontline/ Retro Report

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.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


History is Repeating Itself

Frontline/ Retro Report

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


DHS memos build a wall around the US without laying a brick—A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

CNN Wire

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017


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

Politico.com

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.

Monday, February 20, 2017


Q&A: Yale law professor on the Constitution, Trump administration

Daily Lobo: University of New Mexico

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Akhil Amar ’84 was interviewed about the Constitution and the Trump administration.

Monday, February 20, 2017


It's human nature, and not social media, to blame for fake news

Daily News & Analysis (DNA)

Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology Dan Kahan is quoted in an article about the appeal of fake news.

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Who Will Watch the Agents Watching Our Borders?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Bail Reform Is Overdue, But Finally Here—A Commentary by Stephen Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Thursday, February 16, 2017


Yale Gives Law Students a Taste of Solitary Confinement

National Law Journal

Executive Director of the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights Hope Metcalf and Sameer Jaywant ’18 are quoted in an article on Inside the Box, an exhibit of a solitary confinement cell, now on view in the Law Library.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Esty’s Reflections on “A Conservative Case for Climate Action”

Yale Center for Environmental Law & Policy

Clinical Professor of Environmental Law & Policy Daniel Esty ’86 reacts to an op-ed in the New York Times.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


Sanctuary Cities in Name Only

The New York Times

Associate Professor of Law Issa Kohler-Hausmann ’08 is quoted in an article about sanctuary cities.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017


11 Top Constitutional Law Experts React to White House Stephen Miller’s Rejection of “Judicial Supremacy”

Just Security

J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken and Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00, David Golove ’93 LLM ’99 JSD, Roderick Hills ’91, Dawn Johnsen ’86, and Pamela S. Karlan ’84 were among a group of constitutional law experts who replied to a query about comments made by Stephen Miller, the President’s Senior Policy Advisor.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Trump’s heated words come back to bite him in military and civilian courts

The Charlotte Observer

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is quoted in an article about whether his client Bowe Bergdahl can receive a fair trial in light of inflammatory comments made by President Trump.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017


Older Judges and Vacant Seats Give Trump Huge Power to Shape American Courts

The New York Times

Arthur Liman Professor of Law Judith Resnik is quoted in an article about the potential for President Trump to shape the federal judiciary.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Standing Up for “So-Called” Law—A Commentary by Martha Minow ’79 and Robert C. Post '77

Balkinization

Robert C. Post ’77 is Dean of Yale Law School. Martha Minow ’79 is Dean of Harvard Law School.

Monday, February 13, 2017


Impulsiveness, Law, and the Immigration Order—A Commentary by Paul Gewirtz ’70

Lawfare

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

Monday, February 13, 2017


I asked 8 experts if we’re in a constitutional crisis. Here’s what they said.

Vox

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin and J. Skelly Wright Professor of Law Heather Gerken are quoted in an article about whether the U.S. is in a constitutional crisis.

Saturday, February 11, 2017


Judge, Jury, Executioner, President

The New York Times

Florence Rogatz Visiting Lecturer in Law Eugene Fidell is mentioned in an editorial about whether his client Bowe Bergdahl can receive a fair trial in light of inflammatory comments made by President Trump.

Friday, February 10, 2017


The Legal Fight Over Trump’s Authority

Council on Foreign Relations

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was interviewed about legal challenges to President Trump’s immigration order.

Friday, February 10, 2017


Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

American Interest

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is cited in an article about the high cost of infrastructure projects in America.

Thursday, February 9, 2017


Trump and the Immigration Bureaucracy: Should We Expect Civil Servants to Dissent?—A Commentary by Cristina Rodríguez ’00

Just Security

Cristina Rodríguez ’00 is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Staying Put: Why Nobody’s Moving Right Now

WBUR/ On Point

Associate Professor of Law David Scheicher was a guest where he discussed mobility in America.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


Trump's Spat With Federal Court Stirs Debate Over Separation Of Powers

WBUR/ Here & Now

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 was interviewed about the separation of powers outlined in the Constitution.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


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

The Guardian

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

Wednesday, February 8, 2017


What we get wrong about mass imprisonment in America

Washington Post/ Wonkblog

Professor of Law James Forman, Jr. ’92 is quoted in a blog article about mass incarceration.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Want to Keep Hackers Out of Gadgets? Try International Law—A Commentary by Ido Kilovaty

Wired

Ido Kilovaty is a Cyber Fellow at the Center for Global Legal Challenges at Yale Law School.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


We Are This Close to a Constitutional Crisis

Mother Jones

Knight Professor of Constitutional Law and the First Amendment Jack Balkin is quoted in an article about the possibility of a constitutional crisis.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Ex-officials: Trump imperils security

The Washington Post

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted and the Rule of Law Clinic mentioned in a Washington Post article about the legal brief charging President Trump with endangering national security. Koh and the clinic authored the brief. Jake Sullivan ’03 is mentioned.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


The Attorney General Behind The Resistance To Trump's Travel Ban

National Public Radio/ All Things Considered

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh is quoted in an article about the lawsuit challenging President Trump’s travel ban.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017


Matthews: The President is responsible for what happens

MSNBC

Sterling Professor of International Law Harold Hongju Koh and David Rivkin ’80 were guests on Hardball with Chris Matthews where they discussed the immigration crisis.

Monday, February 6, 2017


For Moderate Democrats, Judge Gorsuch Is as Good as It Gets—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott ’74

Wall Street Journal

E. Donald Elliott is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, February 6, 2017


President's International Travel Ban Blocked

WBUR/ On Point

Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law Cristina Rodríguez ’00 was a guest where she discussed President Trump’s travel ban.

Sunday, February 5, 2017


The Modern Pirates of the Senate—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Sunday, February 5, 2017


Writing the Rules of Football

RegBlog

Walter E. Meyer Professor Emeritus of Property and Urban Law Robert Ellickson ’66 is cited in an article about the rules of football.

Sunday, February 5, 2017


A Better World

WPVM/ Voices of Ashville

Visiting Clincal Professor of Law Marianne Engelman Lado was a guest.

Sunday, February 5, 2017


Will the Supreme Court Stand Up to Trump?—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Saturday, February 4, 2017


Evaluating The Qualifications Of Neil Gorsuch

National Public Radio/ Weekend Edition

William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law Stephen Carter ’79 was interviewed about the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court.

Saturday, February 4, 2017


Trump's Attack on a Judge For Staying His Travel Ban

Atlantic Online

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is quoted in an article about President Trump’s attack on a sitting federal judge.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Judge Extends Halt To Refugee Deportations

New Haven Independent

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.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


America’s system of checks and balances might struggle to contain a despot

The Economist

Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science Bruce Ackerman ’67 is cited in an article.

Thursday, February 2, 2017


Searching for the Mainstream—A Commentary by Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL

The New York Times

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

Thursday, February 2, 2017


America the Stuck

The Atlantic

Associate Professor of Law David Schleicher is quoted in an article on mobility among American workers.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


Trump Lowers the Dignity of the Supreme Court—A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg.com

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

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


After Trump order, volunteer lawyers descend on big airports

Associated Press

Carolyn Lipp ’18 is quoted in an article about the many lawyers and law students who went to airports to assist those affected by President Trump’s executive order on refugees.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


The Great Divide: Will the Neil Gorsuch pick exacerbate or help heal America’s deep divisions?—A Commentary by Akhil Reed Amar ’84

Slate

Akhil Reed Amar ’84 is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


President Trump Establishes Regulatory Budgets by Executive Order—A Commentary by E. Donald Elliott

Inside Energy and Environment

E. Donald Elliott is Professor (Adjunct) of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017


See Something Say Something

BuzzFeed

Clinical Professor of Law Muneer Ahmad was interviewed about legal efforts in response to President Trump’s executive order on refugees.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


Work Continues For Yale Law Clinic, State ACLU After Presidential Immigration Order

Hartford Courant

Clare Kane ’19 is quoted, and the Worker and Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization are mentioned in an article about the ongoing work with immigrants affected by President Donald Trump's executive order.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017


In New Haven, ‘Inside the Box’ exhibit offers up close look at solitary confinement cell

The New Haven Register

Sameer Jaywant ’18 and Steven Lance ’18 are quoted, and the Arthur Liman Public Interest Program and Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic are mentioned, in an article about the display of a solitary confinement cell happening in New Haven. 

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