Yale Law School Events

February 13, 2019

February 13 Wednesday

Should I Apply for Clerkships?

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • SLB Room 120

Come hear faculty discuss the merits and drawbacks of clerking and whether it is a path worth pursuing. Faculty will discuss their perspectives on the worth of the job itself, as well as whether clerking matters for various career paths. Panelists will be: Anne Alstott, James Forman, Miriam Gohara, and Cristina Rodriguez.

Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP here for an accurate headcount and include any dietary restrictions.

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February 13 Wednesday

Jeffrey Prescott '97: National Security Policy and the Politics of 2020

  • 12:10PM to 1:30PM
  • Calabresi Faculty Lounge

A leading national security expert and former policymaker will discuss the major foreign policy issues that are likely to feature in the 2020 presidential campaign.

Jeffrey Prescott is the Executive Director of National Security Action and Senior Fellow at the Penn Biden Center. He served as Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and the Gulf States on the National Security Council and as Vice President Biden's Deputy National Security Advisor. Prescott was previously Deputy Director of Yale’s China Center.

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February 13 Wednesday

Empowering State and Local Governments to Fight for Justice: A Conversation with Jill Habig '09

  • 12:10PM to 1:00PM
  • SLB Room 128

Jill Habig '09 is an attorney and political strategist with experience in political campaigns, policy advocacy, affirmative litigation, and public law. Jill is the Founder and President of the Public Rights Project (PRP), non-profit that helps public institutions protect the civil rights of their communities. PRP provides critical start-up capital to help state and local law offices increase capacity and push back against the worst excesses of the current federal administration.

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