As many as three-quarters of chronically homeless people will be eligible for additional medical benefits under provisions of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study appearing in the September issue of the journal Health Affairs.
In addition, the states that accept an increase in Medicaid funding provided by the act will save money in caring for the homeless. Learn more →
In conjunction with Congress’ discussion about the U.S. reaction to what has been described as the use of chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus on Aug. 21, Yale experts will hold a panel regarding how America should react.
The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place 4 p.m. on Tuesday Sept. 10 in the Luce Auditorium, 34 Hillhouse Ave. The panel also will be broadcast in real time on the Yale LiveStream channel.
Together with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Yale Law School’s Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic filed a motion with the secret court charged with overseeing government surveillance in national security cases, requesting opinions that may shed light on the scope, meaning, and constitutionality of Section 215 of the Patriot Act. Learn more →
The Obama administration published the names of “indefinite detainees” at Guantanamo Bay after a reporter for the Miami Herald and Yale Law students from the Media Freedom and Information Access Clinic (MFIA) sued for their release in U.S. District Court in Washington.
It was the first time the administration publicly identified the 46 prisoners that a 2010 task force classified as too dangerous to release but that were not recommended for prosecution.