Each spring term, the Seminar in Private Law brings speakers from academia and practice to Yale Law School to present papers addressing a common theme. In early summer, the speakers, together with others, reconvene as a group for a two-day Symposium devoted to this theme. Often, the Seminar’s theme will, in one way or another, address the scope of private law, asking what legal, economic, and social arrangements might rightly and efficiently be organized by private ordering.
 
Students may enroll in the Seminar (exclusive of the summer Symposium) and earn either 2 units of credit for a thought paper or 3 units of credit for a term paper.
 

Corporate Law


The Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law helps to enhance the intellectual life of the Law School in the business law area. The center's focus of study includes corporate law and the law of other nongovernmental organizations, the regulation of financial markets, and the legal framework of finance.