The real “red line” behind Trump’s April 2018 Syria strikes

April 19, 2018

There is an obvious need for the U.S. to articulate its long-overdue legal justification for using military intervention for genuinely humanitarian purposes.

Why Children Follow Rules

April 17, 2018

Tom R. Tyler, the Macklin Fleming Professor of Law, and Rick Trinkner, assistant professor Justice at Arizona State University (Oxford University Press)

SOM Insights: Professor Shyam Sunder on why we pay taxes

April 17, 2018

In time for Tax Day, Yale SOM’s Shyam Sunder offers novel perspectives on taxes, how we feel about them — and whether they’re even necessary.

Congress needs to rein in the President’s use of military force

April 16, 2018

President Trump has a big constitutional decision to make regarding the attack launched on Friday by United States, British and French forces against Syria.

The Age of Culpability

April 12, 2018

Gideon Yaffe, professor of law, of philosophy, and of psychology (Oxford University Press)

Former White House press secretary on damage of government leaks

April 12, 2018

Jay Carney ’87 discussed Trump, Obama, Snowden, and his time at Yale as a Poynter Fellow in Journalism on April 9.


April 10, 2018

Issa Kohler-Hausmann, associate professor of law and of sociology (Princeton University Press)

CED clinic provides training for local refugee food entrepreneurs

April 10, 2018

Graduate students and the Ludwig Center for Community & Economic Development are helping to navigate the legal and practical complexities of helping...

San Francisco files student-generated civil rights case

April 9, 2018

The lawsuit was sparked by an idea from Yale Law School student and San Francisco Affirmative Litigation Project member Alisa Tiwari ’20.

How judges know what they know

April 2, 2018

There should be a line between facts — and attitudes — that judges can apply to the matter at hand, and those they can’t.