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 128

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

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: 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.

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