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The Abdallah S. Kamel Lectures on Islamic Law & Civilization features speakers from a range of disciplines to examine and discuss Islamic law and civilization.

The Yale Law School Center for Global Legal Challenges is an independent Center that promotes the understanding of international law, national security law, and foreign affairs law.

The Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights is a Yale University Program administered by Yale Law School. The program includes the Global Constitutionalism Seminar.

The Human Rights Workshop offered by the Schell Center provides a weekly presentation on human rights issues.

The Middle East Legal Studies Seminar brings together leading practitioners, judges, and legal academics from across the Middle East to meet yearly with YLS faculty and students.

The Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights coordinates human rights activities for students and scholars at Yale and conducts the Allard K. Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic, where students gain practical experience in human rights work.

The China Center carries out research and teaching, promotes academic exchanges with China, and undertakes a variety of cooperative projects on important issues in Chinese law and policy reform.

Yale Law School Projects in South America include SELA (Seminario en Latinoamérica de Teoría Constitucional y Política) the Summer in South America Linkage Program student exchange, the Yale International Arbitration Breakfast Roundtables, and the Latin American speaker series.

Now it is time to pivot and ask, where are your extraordinary gifts needed? How do you make this legal world that you are entering a better world? One where no one is shut out; one where the weak and vulnerable are not exploited; one that produces fair results based on the merits of the issues before it.”


Visiting Lecturer Stephen Bright

2012 Commencement Address