Yale Law School Events

January 31, 2019

January 31 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Yascha Mounk, "The Populist Threat to Individual Rights"

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

Yascha Mounk is an Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University and a Senior Advisor at Protect Democracy. Mounk is the author of three books, most recently, The People vs Democracy: Why Our Freedom Is in Danger and How to Save It, which has been widely discussed and translated into seven languages. The host of The Good Fight podcast and a columist for Slate, Mounk also regularly writes for the New York TimesThe New Yorker, The Wall Street JournalThe Atlantic and Foreign Affairs.

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January 31 Thursday

Gender, Race and the Inadequate Regulation of Cosmetics, with Marie Boyd

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Room 127

Marie Boyd, Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina School of Law, will be speaking about her forthcoming article in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. She will discuss how the current laissez faire approach to the regulation of cosmetics disproportionally places women, and particularly women who are members of other excluded groups, at risk. This Article examines federal cosmetics law and regulation through a feminist lens.

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January 31 Thursday

Legal Theory Workshop

  • 4:15PM to 6:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

Professor Yascha Mounk, Harvard (Center for European Studies)

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January 31 Thursday

Film Screening: The Chinese Mayor

  • 6:00PM to 8:00PM
  • SLB Room 121

The an-hour-and-half long film tells the story of Datong, a city that was once the thriving capital of Imperial China but now lies in near ruins. Not only is it the most polluted city in the country, it is also crippled by decrepit infrastructure and even shakier economic prospects. But Mayor Geng Yanbo plans to change all that, announcing a bold, new plan to return Datong to its former glory.

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January 31 Thursday

Coffee & Classics

  • 6:15PM to 7:30PM
  • Derald H. Ruttenberg Dining Hall

To celebrate the arrival of YLS's own baby grand piano, we are hosting an informal musical soirée from 6:15-7:30pm on January 31st, in the Ruttenberg Dining hall. Come just to relax and listen, or to share some music of your own. Light refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs (OSA)

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