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Yale Law School Today

Tuesday, April 30, 2019


Wednesday, May 15, 2019


May 20 Monday

Event

UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT

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YLS

May 29 Wednesday

Event

Degrees voted by Faculty

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YLS

June 3 Monday

Event

Commercial Speech and the First Amendment

8:30AM
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY

August 19 Monday
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Thursday, May 16, 2019


In The Press

Harvard’s Shameful History Repeats Itself — A Commentary by Stephen L. Carter ’79

Bloomberg

Stephen L. Carter ’79 is the William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, May 16, 2019


In The Press

Trump’s Golan Policy and Its Threat to the Post-War International Legal Order — A Commentary by Oona Hathaway ’97 and Scott Shapiro ’90

Just Security

Oona Hathaway ’97 is the Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law. Scott Shapiro ’90 is the Charles F. Southmayd Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy.

Thursday, May 16, 2019


In The Press

Former Donald Trump Official Hopes for U.S.-China Deal, but Says Beijing Might Have to Wait for Change in White House

South China Morning Post

Visiting Lecturer in Law Susan A. Thornton, a senior fellow with the Paul Tsai China Center, is quoted in an article about prospects for a trade deal between the U.S. and China.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019


In The Press

A Supreme Court Reporter Defines the Threat to Abortion Rights

The New Yorker

Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law and Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence Linda Greenhouse ’78 MSL was interviewed about the latest challenges to abortion rights in the U.S.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019


In The Press

Swalwell’s Tweet about Georgia’s New Abortion Law is Only Slightly Off-Key

PolitiFact

Solomon Center Executive Director Katherine L. Kraschel is quoted in a fact check of comments made by Rep. Eric Swalwell regarding Georgia’s latest abortion restriction.

Monday, May 13, 2019


In The Press

The Role of Litigation in Response to the Opioid Epidemic

Bipartisan Policy Center

Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy Abbe Gluck ’00 took part in a panel discussion where the role of litigation settlements in supporting prevention, treatment, and recovery efforts to address the opioid epidemic was addressed.

You don’t have to be a lawyer, but you have to be an involved person. You have to care enough about things to do something about them. It doesn’t have to be politics. It can be your church, your school, your community center; however, you want to be involved. What you cannot do is ignore things.”


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Class of 1979