A Brazilian prosecutor builds a case—and a prison—to last 100 years


When threatened in court by the leader of a death squad known for killing its victims with chainsaws, Brazilian prosecutor Raquel Ferreira Dodge was undeterred.

Professor Jeannie Suk asks when protection orders go too far

Jeannie Suk

Over the past 30 years, feminists have struggled to make domestic violence a public issue. But in a recent Yale Law Journal article, Assistant Professor Jeannie Suk ’02 takes a critical look at the use of protection orders by a criminal justice system that may now be too involved in private life.

Hearsay: Short takes from faculty op-eds Spring 2007

Charles Fried

What [Iranian President Mahmoud] Ahmadinejad’s conference [of Holocaust deniers] proclaims is that truth has no place in the world of politics; that if your ends are just, you can say anything, no matter how far-fetched.

Litigating the new frontier


An ambitious new player has appeared on the Internet scene, determined to dominate the flow of information across the Web.