Yale Law School Events

February 12, 2019

February 12 Tuesday

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 12 Tuesday

Personalizing Negligence Law

  • 12:00PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 122

This event is an open to the public session of the 2019 Seminar in Private Law series "How Technological Change Restructures Fundamental Legal Relations". We will be discussing a paper by Professor Omri Ben-Shahar titled "Personalising Negligence Law". If you would like to attend and receive the paper, please RSVP to private.law@yale.edu. Lunch will be served. 

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February 12 Tuesday

Law Teaching Series - Pathways to Law Teaching: Fellowships

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

There are many paths that lead to a successful career in law teaching, inlcuding fellowships and advanced degrees. Please join us to discuss these pathways with professors:

Susannah Barton Tobin, Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Climenko Fellowship Program at Harvard Law School. And

Julia Simon-Kerr '08, Professor of Law at University of Connecticut, Bigelow Fellow, Univesity of Chicago Law School (2010-2012)

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February 12 Tuesday

FedSoc Presents: Professor Jonathan Adler on Environmental Law, with commentary by Professor Doug Kysar

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 121

Professor Jonathan H. Adler is the Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and the Director of the Center of Business Law and Regulation at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He teaches courses in environmental, administrative and constitutional law, and serves as a senior fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) researching market solutions to environmental degradation and climate change.

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February 12 Tuesday

Dress for Success - Make It Work

  • 12:10PM to 1:10PM
  • Room 120
  • CANCELLED

Ever puzzled over the difference between “business formal” and “business casual” attire – or what “business casual” even means, anyhow?  Wondering what to wear for your job interviews, for FIP, or at different types of summer or post-graduate employers – and how to get it on a budget?  Come speak with CDO’s Alison Hornstein and Student Affairs’ Joseph Mensah about all this and any other professional attire-related questions you may have! Lunch will be provided.

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February 12 Tuesday

Legislating for Progressive Change: A Conversation with California Assemblymember Rob Bonta '98

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 127

Assemblymember Rob Bonta was elected to the California State Assembly's 18th District in 2012, where he represents the cities of Oakland, Alameda, and San Leandro. He was the first Filipino American legislator in California's then 165-year history.

Growing up in a trailer just a few hundred yards from César Chávez’s home, Bonta watched closely as his parents organized Filipino and Mexican American farm workers, infusing his formative years with first-hand experience of one of the greatest peaceful social, racial, and economic justice movements of all time.

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February 12 Tuesday

Venezuela on the Edge

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 120

José Ignacio Hernández, lawyer and fellow at Harvard

José Miguel Vivanco, Director, Americas Division, Human Rights Watch

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February 12 Tuesday

Cancelled: CRISPR, CAR-T, and Gene Therapies: How Novel Drugs Will Disrupt Drug Pricing and the Social Contract Between Drugmakers and Society

  • 4:10PM to 6:10PM
  • SLB Room 120
  • Cancelled

The Solomon Center for Health Law and Policy at Yale Law School will host a panel discussion among experts on what happens to drug pricing, access, and innovation in response to novel drug modalities, which are harder to genericize and make into biosimilars, and how this impacts the "social contract" between drug makers and society.

Panelists will include:

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February 12 Tuesday

Learned Feet Running Club

  • 4:10PM
  • Meet inside the law school at the Grove Street entrance

Please join Professor Ian Ayres at 4:10 pm, for a jog around New Haven. All paces are welcome to join this radically inclusive running group that runs 3-5 miles for as much of the jog as you'd like. The group will meet every Tuesday inside the law school at the Grove Street entrance.

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