Law

McChrystal and Kerry weigh in on U.S. counterterrorism efforts

February 26, 2018

Former Secretary of State John Kerry and retired General Stanley McChrystal spoke to a standing-room only audience at Greenberg Center Auditorium on Feb. 23.

Panel to explore free speech, hate speech, inclusivity at colleges today

February 23, 2018

Yale will host a panel on “Free Speech” on Friday, March 2 looking at the balance between free speech and inclusivity on college and university campuses.

Activist Ai-jen Poo to lecture on ‘Care and the Future of Work’

February 21, 2018

Poo, Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, will give the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights on Feb. 26 at Yale Law School.

How Trump could end up diminishing his own power

February 21, 2018

History shows that when courts intervene because a president is trying to shield his own conduct, the deck is stacked against him

Lying to investigators shouldn’t be a crime

February 20, 2018

Except in certain well-defined circumstances, lying to investigators shouldn’t be a crime.

For Mueller, this is only the beginning

February 19, 2018

Mueller's latest indictment has identified a critical national security threat, publicized it, and made it clear that he will pursue his investigation.

Will the Supreme Court become Trump’s enabler?

February 19, 2018

The Supreme Court’s response to the DACA issue will reveal more clearly than anything what stance the court will take toward the norm-breaking president.

How the Right co-opts Frederick Douglass

February 14, 2018

Douglass was not a self-made man … an image through which modern conservatives and libertarians have adopted him as a proponent of their brand of individualism.

Yale law clinic wins nationwide injunction halting DACA termination

February 14, 2018

Thanks to the work of a YLS clinic and allies, a federal court has issued an injunction against the Trump Administration’s DACA termination policy.

Civil liberties attorney shares details about lawsuit against Trump

February 14, 2018

Civil rights attorney Jameel Jaffer discussed the President’s Twitter and questions of civil rights in the digital age as a Poynter Fellow on Feb. 10.