Tuesday, October 20, 2015


Jennifer Harris Discusses Geoeconomics

On October 20th, the Center for Global Legal Challenges hosted a lunch discussion on the role of geoeconomics in U.S. foreign policy with Jennifer Harris, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Harris is a former member of the policy planning staff at the U.S. Department of State and the author of a forthcoming book on economic statecraft. Her remarks addressed the use of geoeconomic tools, including sanctions and investment regimes, to achieve foreign policy goals.

Monday, October 19, 2015


Michael Vickers Visits National Security Law Class

Michael Vickers visited Yale Law School on October 19 as a guest speaker at the Wartime Practice of National Security Law course with Professor Oona Hathaway and Stephen Preston.  Vickers served as the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence at the United States Department of Defense and as United States Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict.

Friday, October 9, 2015


Podcast: The Constitution and the world

Gerard C. and Bernice Latrobe Smith Professor of International Law Oona Hathaway ’97 was a guest on a podcast, discussing whether foreign law has a place in interpreting the U.S. Constitution.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015


Caroline D. Krass ’93 Speaks at YLS

The Center for Global Legal Challenges hosted Caroline D. Krass (YLS ’93), General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), for a series of discussions with students and faculty on October 7, 2015.  Ms. Krass provided insight into pressing international and national security legal questions, as well as general perspectives from her sterling career as a government lawyer.

Monday, September 28, 2015


Stephen Preston Gives Talk at YLS

The Center for Global Legal Challenges and the Yale Law National Security Group hosted a lunchtime talk with Stephen Preston, former General Counsel of the Department of Defense on September 28, 2015. Mr. Preston spoke on a wide range of topics, including emerging threats to U.S. and global security interests, the crisis in Syria, the role of secrecy and transparency in national security law, and the mechanics of national security lawyering.

Sunday, July 5, 2015


Time for Change at the IMF—A Commentary by David Singh Grewal ’02

David Singh Grewal ’02 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Thursday, June 11, 2015


No Fast Track for Unfair Trade Deals—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03 and Judith Resnik

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership and Judith Resnik is the Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015


The Trans-Pacific Partnership — Is It Bad for Your Health?—A Commentary by Amy Kapczynski ’03

Amy Kapczynski ’03 is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School and director of the Global Health Justice Partnership.

Monday, May 18, 2015


Confirm the Legal Adviser—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School.

Monday, March 2, 2015


Sunset and Supersede: Striking the Right Balance in the AUMF against ISIL—A Commentary by Harold Hongju Koh

Harold Hongju Koh is the Sterling Professor of International Law at Yale Law School. 

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