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Democrats need a Plan B for the Supreme Court. Here’s one option.

July 30, 2018

A court-balancing proposal by the Democrats should commit the party to expanding the size of the Supreme Court by appointing two new judges.

The fate of the ACA could turn on Judge Kavanaugh’s appointment

July 24, 2018

Five questions Democrats should ask the Supreme Court nominee as threats to Obamacare bubble up from lower courts.

Yale and other schools file amicus brief in support of maintaining DACA

July 24, 2018

The brief was filed with 18 other schools in support of efforts to defend DACA against a legal challenge to the program brought by Texas and six other states.

Yale scholars tackle opioid crisis in groundbreaking journal issue

July 23, 2018

Yale professors, doctors, and students have published a series of groundbreaking articles on the opioid crisis in the Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics.

A Kavanaugh signal on abortion?

July 19, 2018

Existing opinions on abortion by Samuel Alito and Brett Kavanaugh allows us to make an educated guess about the Supreme Court’s future abortion jurisprudence.

Yale Law School clinic helps reunite immigrant families

July 18, 2018

Two separated and detained immigrant families were reunited after a challenge by the Worker & Immigrant Rights Advocacy Clinic and Connecticut Legal...

Supreme Court justices should be elected

July 11, 2018

If we’re going to cover the nomination process the way we cover an election, let’s quit messing around and buy the whole hog.

SOM Insights: Is antitrust enforcement out of date?

July 10, 2018

Yale SOM economist Fiona Scott Morton and her colleagues examined areas in which enforcement of existing law could increase competition and help consumers.

A liberal’s case for Brett Kavanaugh

July 10, 2018

With the exception of the current justices and Judge Merrick Garland, it is hard to name anyone with judicial credentials as strong as those of Judge Kavanaugh.

Alumnus Brett Kavanaugh nominated to U.S. Supreme Court

July 10, 2018

Kavanaugh, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, graduated from Yale College in 1987 and from Yale Law School in 1990.