Yale Law School Events

February 7, 2019

February 7 Thursday

Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library

  • (All day)
  • Level L2, Law Library

Many of the historic volumes in the Lillian Goldman Law Library are significant not only for their texts, but for their extraordinary bindings. Over thirty of these are featured in the Rare Book Collection's Spring 2019 exhibition, "Legally Binding: Fine and Historic Bindings from the Yale Law Library." The curators of the exhibition, Michael Laird (Michael Laird Rare Books, Lockhart, Texas) and Michael Widener (Rare Book Librarian, Yale Law Library), selected bindings for their beauty, craftsmanship, functionality, and historical significance.

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February 7 Thursday

Johnny Appleseed and Jezebel: Race, Rape, and American Citizenship

  • 12:00PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

Please join YLW, BLSA, LLSA, and LawFem for a talk by Prof. Blanche Bong Cook. Prof. Cook is an expert in critical race theory and black feminist legal theory, and she will be speaking about her forthcoming article in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. In this article, Prof. Cook exposes a racist and sexist element of American citizenship transmission law.

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February 7 Thursday

Human Rights Workshop: Martina Caroni (LLM '01) "Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Externalization of Migration Controls, Human Rights and State Responsibility"

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

Martina Caroni is tenured Professor of International, Constitutional and Comparative Law at the University of Lucerne (Switzerland) and obtained a Doctorate from the University of Berne and an LL.M. ('01) from YLS. She has extensively worked on issues relating to Migration and Human Rights, is a member of the Swiss Federal Commission on Migration and a Forced Return Monitor for the National Commission for the Prevention of Torture.

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February 7 Thursday

China’s Grand Strategy from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 122

Professor Sulmaan Khan (Ph.D. ’12, B.A. ’05) will discuss how China’s leaders have woven diplomatic, military, and economic power together to keep a fragile country safe in a world they see as hostile.

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February 7 Thursday

Guest Lecture: Neel Chatterjee (Goodwin Procter): IP Strategies for Disruptive Businesses

  • 12:35PM to 2:00PM
  • Room 127, Sterling Law Building

Join the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Clinic for a guest lecture by Neel Chatterjee, an internationally recognized trial lawyer who has handled some of the most cutting edge technology cases, including:
• Helping develop and later defending eBay’s business model;
• Past representation of Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook in the case that later served as the inspiration for “The Social Network;” and
• Current representation of Anthony Levandowksi in the self driving car courtroom battle between Google and Uber.

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February 7 Thursday

Taste Buds Cooking Class for non-YLS Partners & Parents

  • 5:00PM to 7:00PM
  • Derald H. Ruttenberg Dining Hall

Join us for a creative and unique cooking class for kids, families and partners. This event is designed to bring families and partners together in the kitchen to cook, learn, eat and have fun!  Adult/Child Teams work together on their meal under the guidance of the chef instructor, ​then sit and dine together in our kitchen with mocktails or wine.  

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February 7 Thursday

Masih Alinejad, "Women as Agents of Change in Iran"

  • 6:10PM to 7:45PM
  • Room 128

Masih Alinjead is an Iranian journalist, TV presenter, women's rights activist and author of best-selling memoir, 

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