Yale Law School Events

January 24, 2019

January 24 Thursday

YLS Fiction Book Club Meeting

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • Room 120

 

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January 24 Thursday

Hombres Nuevos: A Screening and Discussion with Luis Mancheno

  • 12:00PM to 2:00PM
  • Room 121

Award-winning immigration attorney Luis Mancheno is featured in Episode 6 of the documentary series “REFUGE: finding home.” The 25-minute episode shares the powerful story of Luis Mancheno, who endured, in his native Ecuador, six months of conversion therapy with an anti-gay therapist, years of abuse, and an attempt on his life. After fleeing to the U.S. in 2008, Mancheno became an immigration attorney at the Bronx Defenders and now fights for the lives of other refugees.

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January 24 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: David Luban, "Personality Disruption as Torture: Interrogational Abuse and the U.S. Torture Act"

  • 12:10PM to 1:45PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

David Luban teaches in the law school and philosophy department at Georgetown, and is also the Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the Stockdale Center on Ethical Leadership,United States Naval Academy. He has written and lectured widely on legal ethics, just war theory, international criminal law, and legal philosophy. Luban's most recent book, Torture, Power, and Law won the American Publisher's Association's PROSE Award.

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January 24 Thursday

Lunch Talk with NYC's Commissioner of Probation: The Accidental Commissioner -Going with the Flow in Your Career

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Baker Hall Room 116

Please join the Latinx Law Students Association and OutLaws for a lunch talk with NYC’s Commissioner of Probation, Ana Bermúdez (YLS ’92), this Thursday, January 24, from 12:10 to 1:00pm in Baker 116. Geronimos will be served with coffee chat at 2:00pm to follow.

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January 24 Thursday

Coffee Chat with NYC's Commissioner of Probation

  • 2:00PM to 3:00PM
  • Room 108

The Criminal Justice Clinic will be hosting a coffee chat with NYC’s Commissioner of Probation, Ana Bermúdez (YLS ’92), from 2:00-3:00pm in SLB 108.

The coffee chat will be an opportunity to speak with the Commissioner about her work in NYC's Department of Probation, most notably her emphasis on holistic, community-based, and research-backed reform initiatives for youth and adult individuals on probation. Questions and insights from student coursework or clinical experiences are welcome and greatly encouraged.

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January 24 Thursday

Corporate Power and Democracy

  • 4:10PM to 5:30PM
  • Room 120

American democracy is in trouble. Economic inequality has hit record levels while our political system is increasingly and frankly oligarchic. Corporate power stands behind a radical refashioning of our laws from antitrust and labor regulations to free speech protections. Come hear five legal scholars in conversation about the challenges we face and the possibilities for democratic renewal.

Guest Speakers: Kate Redburn, Sanjutka Paul, Jed Purdy, and Kate Andrias. Moderated by David Grewal.

 

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January 24 Thursday

Wasserman Workshop: "Do Networks Govern Contracts?" with Matthew Jennejohn, Associate Professor of Law, Brigham Young University School of Law

  • 4:10PM to 5:40PM
  • Room 121

Sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law and the Law, Economics & Organization Workshop.

Paper available upon request by emailing Katherine Pothin (katherine.pothin@yale.edu). 

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January 24 Thursday

Title IX Comment Drafting Party

  • 5:45PM to 7:45PM
  • SLB 128

On November 29, the Department of Education published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on Title IX in the Federal Register, starting the clock on a 60-day comment period open to the public. In response, the Title IX Working Group, together with ACS, will be holding a comment drafting party on Thursday, January 24 from 5:45-7:45pm in SLB 128 to express our alarm about and opposition to these proposed regulations.

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