Lincoln Caplan

Lincoln Caplan, a senior research scholar at Yale Law School, teaches writing there and in Yale’s English Department. He is the author of six books about legal affairs and is a member of the Scholar's editorial board.

Leaks and Consequences

Why treating leakers as spies puts journalists at legal risk

By Lincoln Caplan | Thursday September 5, 2013

Anthony Lewis and the March to Equality

In his writing, he explained an activist Supreme Court to the nation

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday March 25, 2013

Justice for Sale

How big money is overwhelming judicial elections and corroding our confidence in the courts

By Lincoln Caplan | Friday June 1, 2012

Truth and Consequences

In the Whitewater investigation, the biggest loser was the legal profession

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday March 1, 2010

Who Cares About Executive Supremacy?

The scope of presidential power is the most urgent and the most ignored legal and political issue of our time

By Lincoln Caplan | Saturday December 1, 2007

Cultural or Criminal?

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday February 8, 2021

Indefensible Torture, Unfree Speech

By Lincoln Caplan | Saturday November 7, 2020
Billy Joe Wardlow

Billy Joe Wardlow, RIP

By Lincoln Caplan | Thursday July 9, 2020
Billy Joe Wardlow

This Man Should Not Be Executed

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday December 2, 2019

Stress Test for Free Speech

By Lincoln Caplan | Tuesday September 4, 2018

Chicago Hope

By Lincoln Caplan | Tuesday September 6, 2016

Courting All Voters

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday June 6, 2016

The Embattled First Amendment

By Lincoln Caplan | Wednesday March 4, 2015

The Fear Factor

By Lincoln Caplan | Monday June 9, 2014


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